LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla— 110 people packed a ballroom at Fete Catering in southwest Florida on Thursday afternoon, to meet and listen to remarks delivered by the author of The New York Times best seller, The Boys in the Boat.
Jacqui Kapnowski is the true definition of a champion. Although she’s a cancer survivor and suffers from a rare disorder called, Stiff Person Syndrome, the New Jersey native doesn’t know what the word “quit” means.
Last week, we told you about some of the great places you can visit in Sarasota County on a single tank of gas. Today, we’ll take a trip a few miles north into Manatee County.
Daniel James Brown is still riding high after the 2013 release of his latest book, The Boys in the Boat. The novel, a New York Times best seller, tells the true, underdog story of the United States Men’s eight rowing team, and their quest for a gold medal at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany.
Whether you’re a local or a visitor, Sarasota County offers something for everyone. From its beautiful beaches, to its botanical gardens, on a single tank of gas, you can visit and experience a wide array of attractions.