Category Archives: Profiles

Saturday fundraiser for golfers’ long drive

ENGLEWOOD — Local golfers Tyler Beasley and Justin Robinson have a chance to compete in the Re/MAX World Long Drive Golf Championship later this month, but they need a little help from the community to get there. Beasley and Robinson … Continue reading

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Famous clown centerpiece of veteran’s doll collection

ENGLEWOOD — When Clare Mitchell passed in May, she left her husband Walter Mitchell her cherished clown doll collection, among them a life-sized Emmett Kelly Sr. Kelly was a famous clown, who performed for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey … Continue reading

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Senior tennis champion serving up aces

ENGLEWOOD — Englewood resident Dick Collier celebrated his 90th birthday the only way he could — being at the top of his tennis game. Collier won the gold medal for tennis in the 90-94 age group at the 2013 National … Continue reading

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On the hunt for shark teeth

“Jaws” may have scared many away from sharks, but for seasonal resident Jon Corbet, it was the exact opposite. “Most people my age start with a fascination of sharks because of the movie ‘Jaws,’” Corbet said. Corbet, a Canadian kindergarten … Continue reading

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Veranda Inn to become Gem Coast Inn

ENGLEWOOD — Murray and Jennifer Mason wanted to pursue a life of building homes in Englewood, but found a gem purchasing the Veranda Inn. “This is our first crack (in the lodging business),” Jennifer said. “We just saw it as … Continue reading

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Realtor a pillar of community

ENGLEWOOD — Frank Chappell was looking to buy a business when he stumbled upon Englewood, but he never expected to be as involved with the community as he is now, 14 years later.    Chappell bought Gulf Realty and Associates … Continue reading

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Hermitage announces new board

ENGLEWOOD — Nelda Thompson has seen a lot of growth being a founding trustee member of the Hermitage Artist Retreat and is thrilled to return to the role. The Hermitage, located in Manasota Key, announced its 2013-2014 officers of its … Continue reading

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