There's music a-plenty at
Mardi Gras (from the French term, Marty Grass, meaning "the Lawn of
Someone named Martin") on February 20th & 21st when the
Kiwanis Mardi Gras comes to Treasure Island. We love the music so
much, we've made up a song.
Sing along, everybody, (to the tune of "On Broadway") especially you
Wall Street CEOs! C'mon, harmonize!
They say the neon
lights are bright, on Wall Street.
They say thereís always money
in the air.
I donít need to explain a thing, because I got more
than any king.
And Congress will always give me more, on Wall
Mardi Gras is a celebration also known
as "shrovetide" and pancakes are the tradition (which means
IHOP is a religious experience, in our book).
It's a racquet, it's a
strong, our annual Gulf
Beaches Rotary Golf & Tennis Challenge raises oodles
of money for Treasure Island kids recreation programs and scholarships. And
everybody is dressed so nice. Men personally iron
their polo shirts for this event. The Italian Dinner and
Auction is Friday the 20th at Treasure Bay; the golfing and
tennis is Saturday the 21st. Do the RSVP thing today at 727-547-4575
ext. 237. And we recommend a steam iron.
The glamorous job of relining troublesome
week, 64 manhole interiors around Treasure Island will be
refurbished with a giant pink (yes, pink) sheath to block
groundwater seepage. (There are the
makings of a joke here - but it would be so
wrong.) But seriously, folks, some of our manholes are in
terrible shape and reducing the amount of groundwater intrusion
reduces the amount of sewage we pay to treat. The refurbishment
process has no impact on sewer service and only takes a couple of
hours per manhole. Then the contractor, CCI, moves on to the
next manhole and the process begins again.
For Nature, I'm David Attenborough -