As we approach the end of my term as Commodore, I want to take this opportunity to thank the Board of Directors, my fellow Bridge members, Club Officers, and Chairpersons. Of course, I also want to thank ALL of you that attended our events and made it all worth the effort.
With a grateful heart I look back at our many events this year ….
Flt. Capt. Mike Brown and Cindy and Bob and JoAnn Herndon-Volunteered their beautiful boats for the Bridge and Past Commodores Boat at our Presentation of the Fleet
Michelle Sheehan and Jo Baillie-The New Members Party, The Welcome Back Party, The Holiday Party, (The Commodore’s Ball/Change of Watch is upcoming)
Lucille Dotterweich and Judy Sacher- First Mates trips to Festival Flea Market, Women on the Water, and Menopause the Musical
Day Fleet Captain, Al Saunders-Lunch cruise to Jack’s in Naples, Picnic on Cape Romano (with Jim Heckenlaible), Cruise to Hamilton Harbor
Fleet Captain, Mike Brown with P/C Brent Cook, Ginny Rapp and Bob Herndon-Fleet Captain’s Auction, Cruises to South Seas, Sarasota, Palm Island, Legacy Marina, across Lake Okeechobee, Stuart, West Palm, Miami, the Keys, Naples Bay, Pink Shell, Cruise to South Seas and Boca Grande arranged by John and Martha Brinkoetter and Rick and Linda Geschrei, (‘Tween Waters and Fisherman’s Village arranged by Vern and Ann Graham is upcoming)
Betty and V/C Jack Barter- arranged the boat trip to Everglades City
John and Dianne Kernan, Rudi and Dorothy Landwaard, Jerry and Nancy Francis, and Ray Rosenburg and Linda Spell -Arranged the summer monthly Dine-Arounds
Joe Sheehan and Doug Baillie- Co-Chaired the Boat and Street Parade committee
P/C Bill Horton and Cea –Hosted the Boat Parade party at their home
P/C Joe Doggett and Sharon -Organized the gathering at the Christmas Tree Lighting at Veteran’s Park
Fun Mad Mondays –At the Island Gypsy and the Old Marco Lodge with guessing games, 50/50’s and our Halloween Costume party
Oh yes…and how about our Resident’s Beach 4th of July gathering?
Thank you ALL for a wonderful year!