Tom Beddia, owner of Greener Cleaner, with Tina Figliuolo, director of development at Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. Greener Cleaner's second bowling tournament benefit raised $2,800 for the coalition.
Artist Jane Dickinson paints one of John Singer Sargents works, which will be on display in the Visual Arts Centers Goff Gallery from Oct. 30 through Nov. 29, in Punta Gorda.
Ken Coulter, owner of Qs Sports Bar and Girl in Port Charlotte, presents a check to Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell as Deidra Shaver, Qs bar manager, left, and Arthur Sarkisian look on. Sarkisian is the manager of Casino Affairs, which put on a poker tournament fundraiser for the family of the late CCSO Sgt. Mike Wilson, who was killed in the line of duty Aug. 5.
Congratulations to L. Victor Desguin. He recently was selected for the Service Above Self Award by the Rotary Club of Punta Gorda, according to an email from Rotarian Wayne Goff.
Desguin is a longtime resident of Punta Gorda, and well-known for his passion for helping the children of the community. Among his accomplishments: He helped to bring Little League baseball to Charlotte County, and was instrumental in the kickoff of Pop Warner football. He also was a founding member and first president of the Charlotte County Youth Museum, later changed to the Charlotte County Historical Society.
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