Everyone had a great time at the 2nd Ziggy Memorial Poker Tournament and Cookout which benefits The Gasparilla Island Maritime Museum located at Whidden's Marina. The support of the local residents and businesses was tremendous. We have so many to thank for their efforts.
Our Sponsors: Hudson's Grocery, Italiano Insurance, PJ's Seagrille, McHugh-Porter Builders, The Seale Family, Inc. Realtors, Boca Beacon, and Pirate Coast Magazine.
Captains who donated fishing trips: John "Tater" Spinks, David Chatham, Charlie Coleman, Wayne Joiner, Matt Coleman, Steve Ahler, Ray Bower, and Roger Crafton.
Businesses that donated winners' prizes and raffle prizes: Boca Grande Guides Association, Courtyard Hair, Newlin's, Barbara Anne's Jewelry, Ariel Ltd, Caddy Carts,
Eagle Grill, Photographic Images, PJ's Seagrille, The Grapevine, The Lighthouse BIPS, Bowen Construction, Terry Seitz, Inc., Melissa Steyer, Pirate Coast Magazine, Italiano Insurance, Sister's Restaurant, Betsy Joiner, Shaffer Building, Sadie Green's, Loose Caboose, A Perfect Day in Paradise, Barnichol, Island Bike and Beach, Native Gardens, Props for the Home, Boca Grande Bakery, Boca Grande Cart Rentals, Ruhama's, Grande Tours, Aqua Boutique, Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce, Gasparilla Outfitters & Special Effects, Compass Interiors, Boca Grande Outfitters, The Tiki Bar, Serendipity Gallery, Gulf to Bay Sothebys, Statewide Pest Control, Smart Studio, The Seale Family, Inc. Realtors, A friend of GIMM, and a special thank you to Midge Calahan.
Our wonderful, fabulous, creative and hardworking volunteers: Julianne Greenberg, Linda Konings, Daniel Godwin, Jeff Gaines III, Bill Caldwell, Tammy Crafton, Nicole Fedder, Skip Perry, Murph Hoeckel, Nat Italiano, Diane Todd, Monica Clay, Spencer Paterson, Edie Langer, Sue Ann Bruzzese, Chicago Beef, Dennis Oller, and Leslie Coleman.
With heartfelt gratitude from the GIMM Board of Directors: Dave Arner, Isabelle Joiner, Hal Coleman, Betsy Joiner, and Becky Paterson