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Top Stories this week: Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007
Cancer survivors take the first walk around the track at the Relay for Life March 9. Later, they would join other participants in the lighting of luminaries. The event featured a variety of other laps around the track - a backward lap, a conga lap, a sunglass lap and a pajama lap.
Nicole Ward, right, and her mother, Rae Ward, of Bradenton, share a moment during a victory walk for caregivers and cancer survivors during the Relay for Life of Anna Maria Island March 9. Rae Ward is a 12-year survivor of ovarian cancer. An estimated 200 people participated in the two-day event on Coquina Beach. Islander Photos: Lisa Neff
Mc Adam resigns in wake of sex harassment complaint By Paul Roat
Ed Mc Adam has resigned as building official in Bradenton Beach after a sexual harassment charge was levied against him by the city’s code enforcement officer.
GSR auction sale proposal withdrawn By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
A proposal submitted by bankrupt GSR Development three weeks ago to the federal bankruptcy court to allow the company to hire an auction firm to sell its Villa Rosa property in Anna Maria was withdrawn March 2 by GSR attorney Richard Prosser. In the same notice to the court, Prosser withdrew GSR's previous motion to have the court approve inclusion of Villa Rosa lots in the previously approved RoseBay Real Estate marketing plan for GSR properties.
Top Notch: First weekly winner also 2006 grand prize winner
The grand prize winner from among six weekly award-winning photos in the 2006 "Top Notch" Islander photo contest is 'Hermit' by Kim Klement of Bradenton. Her shot was the first winner on June 28 and was taken at Andros Island in the Bahamas in May. She can claim her grand prize, including $100 from The Islander, a dining certificate from Ooh La La! Bistro, a bottle of champagne from Anna Maria Island Liquor and Wine, dinner for two at a Chiles Group Restaurant and framing of the winning photo by Decor and More. Congratulations to all the winners - and be watching next week for our featured runnersup.
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