SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Carol and Dr. Tom Kerr were among those in costume for the Visual Arts Center?s Friday night benefit, "An Evening at Gatsby Mansion," celebrating the 11th Annual Fine Arts Festival, "Sensuality Meets Symmetry; Art Nouveau to Art Deco." The exhibit is on display through Saturday at the VAC in Punta Gorda.
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Lilies of the water
PHOTO PROVIDED -- Water lillies will benefit from a monthly application of a slow-release fertilizer during the active growing season.
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Veterans honored at Gardens of North Port
SUN PHOTO BY MONICA AMAYA -- Lunch was provided for more than 100 veterans Thursday at Gardens of North Port assisting living facility, off Sumter Boulevard.
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Local man served with ?104th Timberwolf Division during WWII
PHOTO PROVIDED -- At Christmas 1942, Ralph Cook of Venice poses for a photo with his wife, Dorothy, and their first child, Janice, at home in Lakeside, Mich.
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AMVETS offers veterans Thanksgiving dinner
PHOTO PROVIDED -- AMVETS 312 Post Commander Terry Corson, left, aids in delivering cases of Cheerios to Cindy Mattson of the Salvation Army North Port Food Pantry, an activity he has done for the last three years.