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Local flutist performing in Big Apple

Watch “Fox & Friends” in the morning?

Catch Cindy Bruce performing with the Florida Flute Choir live today in the Big Apple under the direction of James Galway.

Cindy is director of the Gulf Coast Flute Choir and president of the Florida Flute Association.

They’re expected to perform at 8:30 a.m.

n Miss Lakewood Ranch High Ellie Ohlman is 17.

n Palmetto High’s new Tiger Dance Team includes:

Captain Brittani Bomar, co-captain Joanna Trejo, lieutenant Leslie Garza, Marline Baltazar, Stephanie Cardenas, Dominique Dawson, Arelie Garza, Ashleigh Kiser, Destiny Laureano, Jocobia Linton, Adriana Maldonado, Chelsea Miller, AJ Roberts, Mary Rios and Vanessa Pope. Coach is Shea Whidden.

n Big Daddy’s Laurie Fetzer and Jason Giacomel named daughter Lyric’s new baby sister, Marley Eva.

n The MHS Class of 1967 celebrates its members hitting the Big 6-0 at 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at Mangrove Grill.

Contact Sue Moran Robertson at 776-8330 or

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n Florida Gator Dustin Wagner is at Nova Southeastern Law School.

Cheers from Ruth Ann, Richard, Gary, Chris and Casey.

n Those are wedding bells in 2010 for Jordan Hill and Elizabeth Rains, who were engaged July 3.

Mary Beth and Bob Tollise, and John and Karen Rains are proud.

n Ryan T. Boyd’s guests 2 p.m. Monday on 1490 AM WWPR are Bayshore Bruins offensive linemen Giovanni Godoy, Blake Karras, Nick Lucey, Garrett Secor and Wendell Williamson.

n Jessalyn Kinlaw and Ashley Hagood teamed up to win the 14-year-old age group at the East Coast Beach Volleyball National Championships .

n The second annual MHS Cheerleaders Tailgate Party with Hurricane players and coaches is 5 p.m. Sept. 2 on the Hawkins Stadium practice field.

Advance tickets are available from any MHS cheerleader.

Call Sharon Hoatland at 737-3642 for details.

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