To the editor:
A giant thank you to everyone who attended, donated and/or assisted with the Bradley Stokes Memorial Benefit. Our first event was a success and everyone seemed to have a good time.
I'd like to specifically thank those who donated prizes for the raffle: Everblades Hockey, Sunshine Ace Hardware, Wild Child Art Gallery, Woody's Bar & Grill, Miceli's Restaurant, Wasted Seaman Fishing Company, Matt Sewell, Patti & Nick Chinois for Shell, Coral Oaks Golf Course, RaceTrac, Little Lilly's Deli,, Wilson Hawthorne, Capt'n Cons, Knoll's Court, Leoma Lovegrove, Legacy Harbour Suites, Perico's Bar & Grill, Bert's Bar & Grill, Scarlett Player, RK Studios, Barnhill's Seafood, Butterfly Kisses Photography, Coleen Peters, Janet Dachuk, Froggy's, Bobby Holloway Memorial, Deborah Lannen, Rib City, Lee Ann Boyd, Nancy Boyd and Leanna Matthews.
Also, huge thanks to Black Water for performing and The Pine Island Eagle for writing about Brad's Scholarship Fund. I look forward to next year's event.