“Maybe the third time will be the charm,” said organizer Laurie Crawford.
The Manatee County YMCA recognized its volunteers at its recent banquet and among the honorees were George Williams Award recipients Frank Peck (Bradenton branch), Nathan Lancaster (Lakewood Ranch branch) and Tom Norwood (Parrish branch).
Ben Jordan, a Parrish branch advisory member, received the Y’s prestigious John R. Mott Award.
Sean Allison, the Y president, emceed the event, during which the Manatee High fiddlers, under David Pope’s direction, entertained.
Bob Delaney would like to have your coats, gloves and scarves, too.
The Jersey Boy and retired NBA ref is holding an NBA Coat Drive to deliver warm clothing to folks who lost everything to Hurricane Sandy with winter around the corner.
The event is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2 at Ed’s Tavern, 10719 Rodeo Drive, Lakewood Ranch.
Read more Friday in Vin's People on Bradenton.com.