The brouhaha over “day trippers” on Anna Maria Island has certainly inspired the creative and entrepeneurial spirit in some folks.
First, there were pals Charmian Miller and Debbie Pinkley, who produced oblong stickers that read, “AMI Day Tripper.”
Now there’s Nick St. John, who owns Speed King Signs in Palmetto with brother James.
Coaxed by dad, Sandy, Nick printed up more than 100 3-inch by 4-inch green-and-white decals that say: “AMI Day Trip Parking Permit Manatee County Taxpayer.”
• Finnegan Daniel McGarry is 2. Cheers from parents Jill and Josh, who are expecting the imminent arrival of the birthday boy’s baby sister.
• The Manatee High School Class of 1963’s 50th reunion is Oct. 11-13. Visit www. mhs50reunion.com to register. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
• Lynn Pierce is 39. Again. Cheers from Fred, Lauren, Kim, Sherri, Chris, Jim and Sue.
• Steve Ross had a special guest in town to help him celebrate turning 44. It was daughter Sloane Lewis, Miss Kansas 2012 and former Miss America contestant
Read more Friday in Vin's People on Bradenton.com.