On April 27, Mayor Bob Minning of Treasure Island was the guest of honor at the Treasure Islettes Member’s Appreciation Night. Mayor Minning had the honor to install the newly elected Treasure Islettes Board, namely, Mary Cox, President; Marian Alton, Vice president; Toni Hawkins, Treasurer; and Suzanne Schiltz, Secretary. The evening recognized all Islettes members who have worked countless hours during the past year to accomplish their club’s objectives and each member was presented with bouquets of beautiful flowers from Sharen’s Flowers.
Community service is the cornerstone of the Islettes activities and to help make Treasure Island. Founded in 1955, the Islette’s fundraising efforts through volunteer service has supported the city, not only in beautification projects but in other areas as well. The Islettes help to provide the city police and fire departments obtain much needed equipment and they provide scholarships to deserving local students. Further, the Islettes, support numerous charitable organizations, and they “adopt” deserving families during the holiday season. Working together, the 100 plus members have built lasting friendships while helping others. They are proud of their city where neighbors know one another and they take an active part in enhancing the community.
The Treasure Islettes meet on the fourth Monday evening of each month from September to May at the Treasure Island Community Center. The club is open to women who have an interest in the betterment of Treasure Island. More information about membership can be obtained by calling Vice President Marian Alton at 727360-0164.