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Gourmet fun served at Longboat Key Lawn Party

Gourmet fun served at Longboat Key Lawn Party

  About 1,000 Longboat Key residence, visitors and supporters came out to dine on gourmet samplings from more than 30 area restaurants and to listen to Blues Pig band as well as support the annual fundraiser that donates money to the Longboat Key Kiwanis student scholarship program as well as area charities.  

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Key Events, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Kiwanis exceeds fundraising for scholarships

Kiwanis exceeds fundraising for scholarships

The New Year is going great for the Longboat Key Kiwanis Club, seeing twice what they wanted to see over last year! The Kiwanis Club raised $2,000 more than last year’s $9,309.07 with a grand total of $11,288.99 from its holiday Salvation Army kettle. The Kiwanis are waiting on several matching funds, and Betty Schoenbaum […]

January 19, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Gourmet Lawn Party time of year!

Gourmet Lawn Party time of year!

The Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key’s Gourmet Lawn Party fundraiser will be coming to the Key Club in December.  The Gourmet Lawn Party will be held on Dec. 5, and although last year tickets were $25 in advance and tickets for the raffle were $100, this year tickets are $50 but will include a raffle […]

October 15, 2015 | Posted in Key Dining, Key Events, Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party

Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party

The Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party will be held at the Longboat Key Club and Resort on Dec. 6 p.m. from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. and is a volunteer effort organized by the Longboat Key Kiwanis Club. Michael Garey, of the Lazy Lobster, is this year’s Event Chair. Last year’s event raised over $50,000 […]

November 4, 2014 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lbk Kiwanis awards $66,500 in scholarships

Lbk Kiwanis awards $66,500 in scholarships

STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com The Longboat Key Kiwanis Club awarded more than $66,000 in academic scholarships last week to 37 recipients. In fact, it was a record amount raised and distributed by the Longboat organization at the annual event held in the Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside Dining Room. Out of about 125 applications, […]

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Kiwanis anounces grants

Longboat Kiwanis anounces grants

Kiwanis of Longboat Key announces a second round of grants to local youth oriented non-profits.   This follows recent grant awards to Manatee County’s 13th Avenue Dream Center, the Sarasota Ballet, and the Child Protection Center in Sarasota. On the 3rd of April, four more organizations will receive funds raised during the 2013 Kiwanis Gourmet […]

March 31, 2014 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Kiwanis Club Scholarship winners

Kiwanis Club Scholarship winners

The Class of 2013 Longboat Key Kiwanis Scholarship award winners were named this week on Aug. 15 at the annual breakfast held at the Longboat Key Club Harbourside dining room.  The Kiwanis Club awarded $42,500 in scholarships to 25 recipients (out of 92 who applied), all attending Florida institutions and having lived in the Manatee/Sarasota […]

August 17, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – March 2012

Longboat Key Letters – March 2012

Updated March 31, 2012. The people of Longboat Key have voted and dealt David Brenner a resounding defeat! Of the 1,643 Sarasota voters, Brenner received a net of 17 votes (830 for/813 against). It is a sham, a disgrace that the board undertakes major land-use changes without the public’s support. Since most of you are not even elected, you should all resign instead of imposing your will on the people.

March 4, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Fun at the Longboat Key Lawn Party

Fun at the Longboat Key Lawn Party

The Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party was held this weekend on the lawn at the Longboat Key Club & Resort’s Islandside driving range. The event formerly known as the St. Jude Gourmet Luncheon, which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, celebrated its 30th anniversary this year. Proceeds from the car raffle benefited the Longboat Key […]

November 26, 2011 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Edith rings in the season!

Edith rings in the season!

Longboat Key Kiwanian Edith Barr Dunn pulled a double shift on Black Friday raising money as part of the Kiwanis Club’s annual tradition this time of the year. The dollars stuffed into the collection can are testimony to Dunn’s effectiveness and Longboat residents’ generosity.

November 26, 2011 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »