The Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) held a meeting at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, in Port Charlotte, on Thursday, May 9. A new president, treasurer, and secretary were installed. Five scholarships were awarded to woman that are cu…
Having been away for a couple of weeks while showing some local residents my native Scotland, it was interesting to follow the local news and developments from afar and enjoy the lively evening discussions on the topics of the day over a Scotch in a far-flung bar somewhere.
Dozens of artists recently displayed their work at Fisherman’s Village in Punta Gorda. Visitors could stroll the promenade and discover original works of art by local artists or enjoy art demonstrations, shopping, dining and entertainment. The event was free and open to the public.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Sun Newspapers has a Facebook page for each of its newspapers and even for some of the magazines. Listed below are some of the better comments on Facebook in the past week or so. You can always look up the stories in the Sun Newspaper archives.
Our volunteer Tammie Diehl is hosting a group each month called The Fiction Writers Group from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the last Saturday each month here at the library. The next class is May 25.
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