Sounds like the roast for outgoing County Commissioner Ron Getman could be a riot.
Among the roasters at his retirement bash 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at Bradenton Auditorium are Marianne Barnebey, Bob Bartz, Carlos Beruff, Bill Galvano, Ron Reagan, Tim Vining, Dale Weidemiller and Carol Whitmore.
Charlie Wells is MC.
The roast benefits the Early Learning Coalition of Manatee.
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Call Lisa Morrison at 757-2900, ext. 208. Or e-mail LMorrison@elc-manatee.org.
n Gladys Walden is 90 years young, born on Aug. 26, 1920 — the day the 19th Amendment was passed, guaranteeing women the right to vote.
n Palmetto’s Jordan Robert Baker popped the question and Bradenton’s Amber Marie Gibson said yes.
A PHS grad and USF senior in electrical engineering, Jordan is bound for USAF Officer Training School after graduation.
Amber is an MHS grad majoring in radiography at SCF.
Jordan’s parents are Phill and Dianna Baker.
Amber is the daughter of Jack Gibson and Leisa Lewis.
n Dr. Edward S. Kallins is 101.
n There will be an MHS Alumni Membership Drive Party tonight at the Manatee Central Banquet Hall, 906 Manatee Ave. E.
Admission starts at halftime of tonight’s Kickoff Classic.
Call Steve Parisian at 720-9650.
n Speaking of MHS alumni, the Class of 1975 holds its 35th reunion Oct. 8-9. Call Marsha Hunt LaVallee at 748-5981.
n Loriann and Dr. Howard A. Goldman are wed five years.
n Chris Manring was promoted to USF Sarasota Manatee director of university relations.
n Lashamere Hall is 18. Cheers from Aaliyah Pinto-Rojas, Quinten and La’Niyah Bostic, Carolyn, Eddie Jr,, Eddie III, Carnelle, Darnelle Bostic, Shakeisha Hall, Sandra Lewis and Bruce Hall Jr.
n The Manatee County Gator Club’s 2010 Kickoff Party is 6 p.m. Saturday at the Bradenton Yacht Club, 4307 Snead Island Road, Palmetto.
n Frank Faulkenburg is 70. Cheers from his Passage Key Yacht Club pals.
n The Manatee Seminole Club meets 6 p.m. Sept. 1 to kick off the 2010 season at Firkins and Fox, 2505 Manatee Ave. E.
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