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Top Stories this week on Anna Maria Island: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Pierrette Kelly, left, and Trudy Moon beam over the generosity of donations at the Affaire to Remember with the help of Lee Greenwood, as the Anna Maria Island Community Center went a little bit country, a little bit rock ’n’ roll. Greenwood performed, and a $15,000 donation earned the audience a performance of his hit, “God Bless the USA.” Affaire organizers said an early estimate of proceeds from the event was $200,000. Islander Photo: Nancy Ambrose

 

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Top Top Notch: Waves, camera, action

Chris Pate of Holmes Beach won the grand prize in The Islander's annual Top Notch contest with his photograph of a wave-skater at White Avenue beach. Pate won $100 from the newspaper, plus gifts from Islander advertisers, including a $50 gift certificate from the Chiles Restaurants Group, a $50 certificate for Hair's to You Salon, a $25 certificate from Mister Roberts Resortwear, a $10 certificate for Minnie's Beach Cafe and the framing of the winning photo by Karly Carlson Custom Framing. The weekly winners received Islander "more-than-a-mullet wrapper" T-shirts and front-page placement of their photos. Next week, The Islander's honorable mentions in the popular contest.

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