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of an era
Tonight, after 12 years of service (6
years as mayor) Mary Maloof wraps up her government career.
This is not a sad time, nor a happy time: the end of an era
marks the beginning of a new one. We surely welcome the inevitable
seasons of change, but we lament the seasons past that we can
never go to again.
In a long career anywhere, you
meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But
sometimes you meet those people you can't forget. Those are your
Mary Maloof is, and will always be, a friend of Treasure
Tonight, March 17th: Farewell
Reception for Mary Maloof, 5pm, TI City Hall, followed by
swearing-in ceremony of Mayor Bob Minning and Commissioners Carol
Coward and Phil Collins shortly after 6pm.
actually) about all kinds of things. Today, we answer some of your
S.L. of Ontario: Just wanted to let
you know that I find the newsletters very entertaining!!! The
graphics are wonderful!! The only problem is that when I read them,
I wish I was there!!
Thank you, S.L., for the
warm sentiments and all seven exclamation
A.H. of Madeira Beach:
I wish I could write with such a
great sense of humor. Where do you get your
get our material at The Yarn Barn on US 19.
writes:Great site except the section where people are
slapping one another – I think we have enough violence in the world.
It was a real turn off.
If website cartoon violence causes violence in the
streets, then website comedy should cause comedy in
P.H. of Ontario: Under current
weather on your main page, it still shows me stats from Feb
We enjoyed the weather so much that day, we
decided to keep it. Actually, our aging weather station
software took a dive. Check out our new weather page here
. We now stream Treasure Island weather data to Weather
Underground and NOAA.
writes: I also like humor but
found a few comments in this months newsletter not in the best of
taste. I am sure you know which ones I mean. Try to do better
You'll be happy to know we no
longer shop at The Yarn Barn.
TALES: What would you like to see on a Treasure
Island Bike Trail? Pedal your spandex-clad self to the
Workshop at TI City Hall Thursday,
March 19th at 6pm. This workshop is with the full city
commission, so here's your opportunity to be heard
ROLL: Saturday is Treasure Island's
annual St. Patrick's Day Golf & Tennis
Social at Treasure Bay. People who do not
usually wear green sportswear,
will. Play gets underway at 9am. And, there's prizes,
giveaways and barbeque. Go here
to register ...PRONOUNCED ICKY-BANNA:
The art of Japanese flower arranging is on display this
Saturday and Sunday when Ikebana
International St. Petersburg comes to the
TI Community Center. The show is free and open 9am
to 5pm Saturday, 10am to 4pm Sunday ... NO END
SEEN TO GARAGE SALE EPIDEMIC: This Saturday,
Sunset Beachers artfully arrange things they no
longer want but would like you to have at their
annual Sunset Beach
Rummage Sale. Look for marked streets,
8am to 2pm ... Travis Sherman of the Gulf
Beaches Public Library tells e*ti that
Food for Thought on March 7th was a big
success and netted almost $8000 free and clear.
"Volunteers appeared out of nowhere, called restaurants,
sold tickets, and donated arts and crafts objects for
raffling. It was a wonderful evening." ... Former TI
City Manager Chuck Coward is wearing
ties again as the new Indian Rocks Beach city
manager ... Next edition of e*ti: March 26th.