Community Activities

I was honored to be nominated for the Sandies Award for Citizen of the Year in the Lakewood Ranch area.  The awards are part of the Observer Newspaper and the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance.  I was one of three finalists along with Don O'Leary and Julie Aranibar.  Congratulations to Don O'Leary for winning the award.  He is a former fire fighter and has done marvelous things for our community.  The first annual event was held at the Polo Club in Lakewood Ranch.  Other winners include:

Business of the Year - Neal Communities, Owner Pat Neal

Entrepreneurial Spirit - Tommy and Jaymie Klauber of the Polo Grill and Bar

Corporate Philanthropy - Gold Coast Eagle Distributing, John Saputo






Quote of the Week

"Party big time in the Twin Cities. A tip of the hat to the Golden Gophers with a superb 31-26 W over Penn State. The Gophers are for real!”

-Dick Vitale