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Ostego Bay sets Tea by Sea

January 28, 2013
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

Ostego Bay Foundation's annual Tea By The Sea and Fashion Show is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 700 Fisherman's Wharf. A $20 donation is suggested per person or $75 for a table of 4. This includes tea, lunch, raffles and an auction.

Don't forget to wear your favorite tea party hat! Are there any talented volunteers interested in helping decorate some of our tables? Let us know! For tickets, call 765-8101. Please note that all proceeds will benefit the Ostego Bay foundation.

The San Carlos Island's Commercial Fishing Fleet Tour begins every Wednesday at 9 a. m, This three-hour guided tour includes a 1- hour tour of the Marine Science Center and a 1- hour guided tour of the commercial fishing industry, which includes visiting Erickson & Jensen Supply House, Trico Shrimp Company and ending the Tour at Beach Seafood. Experience firsthand how the boats are unloaded, the trawl doors are built, the shrimp nets are hand-sewn, the seafood is processed and other important factors used in this unique industry. The cost is $15 per adult and $10 for children over 6 years of age. Reservations are required. Call 765-8101 and make your reservation to see our marine wonders firsthand.

The Ostego Bay Foundation is a 501(3) non-profit organization with the Marine Science Center providing interactive educational experiences for all. The touch-tank and aquariums provide viewing of local marine life and the turtle and other exhibits help provide a personal understanding of the Southwest Florida marine environment. For further information, please check our website at

We welcome and need volunteers at this time. The positions available are: Docent, aquarium maintenance, office help and fund raising, publishing and distribution plus some work outside in our local marine 'forest.' If you can spare a few hours a week, call the Marine Science Center at 765-8101.



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