Island Currents October 16, 2010

Island Currents October 16, 2010

U.S. Army Jazz Band to Perform in Key West
The Jazz Ambassadors of The United States Army Field Band will be performing a free concert on Friday, October 29 at 7 pm in the Key West High School Auditorium. The Jazz Ambassadors, America’s Big Band, is the official touring big band of the United States Army. This 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz. Their diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections.

This concert is sponsored by the Key West High School Band. Tickets are free, however, concert goers should obtain their tickets early because this concert will quickly be at capacity. Tickets are available at the front office of the Key West High School, at MacArthur Music on Kennedy Drive, or by request from any KWHS band student. Ticketholders will need to be seated by 6:45 pm and then all untaken seats will be open to non-ticketholders. 
Please visit the Jazz Ambassadors website for more information about their band.  armyfieldband.com/pages/ensembles/ja.html

 

Rotary
The district governor of Rotary showed up for some fellowship at the Southernmost Beach Café this week. Doug Maymon (left) is pictured with immediate past president Steve Robbins, incoming president Stan Rzad, Debbie Maymon, president Matt Babich and his wife Debbie.

 

 

Proud of that Permit
We have another teenager on the road ladies and gentlemen. 15-year old Hanna Condon just secured the privilege this week. She’s in the ninth grade at KWHS and plays the saxophone in the marching band. We asked her if driving in Old Town is a challenge with the narrow streets and one-lane roads and she said, “no! Not at all! I have to have a grown-up in the car with me before I’m off on my own.”

 

 

FSB-MCT
First State Bank of the Florida Keys’ Vice President/Marathon City Executive Lori Bailey presents a $500 check to Loretta Geottis, Marathon Community Theatre’s General Business Manager for the Bank’s support of the 2010 season.

First State Bank Helps Marathon Theatre
First State Bank of the Florida Keys continues its historic support of local arts in Marathon with a sponsorship of the Marathon Community Theatre’s 2010 season.

“First State Bank is proud to support the cultural enrichment of Marathon with a sponsorship that will allow the Community Theatre to continue providing great performances for our locals,” said Lori Bailey, First State Bank Vice President/Marathon City Executive.

Marathon Community Theatre, which includes the Marathon Cinema, is a non-profit organization, located at 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon.

For more information on Marathon Community Theatre or how to contribute visit their website http://www.marathontheater.org.

 

 

 

Toastmasters Continues to Grow
Toastmasters Continues to Grow

Franklin Greenman was inducted into the Middle Keys Toastmasters on Tuesday, Oct. 5 during their meeting. Franklin presented his first speech “Competent Communicator” and won his first ribbon. Josh Monther won his second ribbon for Best Table Topics Speaker.

For additional information on meeting times or Toastmasters, contact Judy Greenman (305) 393-1315; email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Visit our web site at http://www.middlekeystoastmasters.org

Denise Nedimyer, Franklin and Judy Greenman

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