SUN PHOTOS BY BILL JONES -- Classical guitarist Gerardo Perez Capdevila entertains after making a surprise appearance this week at Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raffaele Ponti?s "Behind the Notes" preconcert lecture at the Charlotte Community Foundation in Punta Gorda.
Album ID: 1906518
Farr Law Firm sponsors chamber breakfast
RIGHT: Enjoying the morning networking event were Jerry and Patti Presseller, owners of the Big Cheese Gourmet Shop and Sun Art Gallery & Framing.
Album ID: 1906113
School board coalition touts taxpayer focus
Album ID: 1904754
'Drink Out of Anything But Plastic?
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Members of the Green Team -- Maureen Harris, Al and Marilyn Cote, Frank Ridondo, his wife Tania, Viola Brister and Cindy Martineau attended the 2nd Annual Drink Out of Anything but Plastic Day, held at K?s Family Pizzeria and Restaurant in Deep Creek and co-sponsored by Green Living Green Planet.
Album ID: 1903530
Annual art auction benefits temple, clinic
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Suzanne Roberts, Executive Director with the Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic, and her "peeps" Cindy Neads, Phyllis Crider and Jane Sprunk at the Annual Art Auction held Saturday at Kingsway Country Club to benefit both Temple Shalom and the Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic.
Album ID: 1903532
Charlotte County Homeless Coalition Derby
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- The 2015 Derby Starting Gate Kick-off Party for the 5th Annual Charlotte County Homeless Coalition Derby fundraising campaign was held recently at the 24 Twenty One Event Center in Port Charlotte. Manasota Manatee team members Hal Roberts, Sharon Borchardt, (standing) Arnold Holley, Dennis Borchardt and Pam Gibson with the coveted Derby traveling trophy, which they won in 2014.
Album ID: 1903527
Joyful Noise holds St. Jude Trike-a-Thon
Joyful Noise Learning Center at Pilgrim Church held their Annual St. Jude Trike-a-Thon to benefit the Children?s Research Hospital recently. When 3-year-old Ava Kirkpatrick was having a problem getting started, classmate Tru Ogden jumped off her own bike to give Ava a push.
Album ID: 1903524
Caitlin?s Library of Fun at Chick-fil-A
Two-year-old Zane Ackerman was very happy with his new book.
Album ID: 1903531
100th Day at Community Christian School
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Celebrating 100 days of school, students like first-grader Marcus Valenti cheer on Community Christian School students chosen for the games played during the Jan. 23 afternoon event in the school gym.
Album ID: 1900825
Kids Fest held at Port Charlotte Beach Complex
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Charlotte Harbor Kids Fest for children from infancy to eighth-grade was held Jan. 24 at the Port Charlotte Beach Complex. The event was sponsored by the Charlotte County Community Services. Running the CCSO obstacle course, 4-year-old Mykaelea Ingram gets some help pulling the tires from DFC Blake Beyer.