The Barrier Island Parks Society “Cookout in Paradise” fundraiser drew dozens of backers to the pork and beans with macaroni salad dinner. Proceeds from the $10 entry fee benefits the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum. Chad Lach and Joe “Baldy” Rinaldi cooked the pig, which was praised by hungry diners at the 6:30 p.m. event Sunday.
Festive partygoers, from left: Pat Hartman, Katy McGinnnn, Jim and Denise Pivovar, Linda Stevens, Rachel Bass and Sue Harrison.
What: Barrier Island Parks Society meeting
When: 8:30 a.m. April 18 boat leaves the Pink docks.
Where: Cayo Costa meeting site