In Memory of John Ross

 JOHN BECKWITH ROSS Sunnyland Chapter Past President (1997 and 1998) Born 11/13/1931, Died 11/01/2022 John Beckwith Ross died peacefully in his sleep on November 1, 2022. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 68 years, Ann Tracy Ross. He is also survived by his loving daughter, Wendy Ross Riva (Mark), grandchildren, Tracy Spalsbury (Seth) and…

2022 Lake Mirror Classic

By: Don Taylor October 14, 2022 On October 14th – 16th, the Lake Mirror Classic Concours & Car Show returned after a two year hiatus. They were able to bring back this fabulous event to Lake Mirror in downtown Lakeland for a three day celebration of the art and history of automobiles. The show surrounded…

SCAMPY News Update

Just in from Mike Yobe, our SCAMPY mentor, with an update from the SCAMPY shop. Mike said that they currently have five boats under construction in the shop and he encourages our members to stop by on Saturday mornings to see the kids working on the boats.   Lara completing the painting on her boat.…

SCAMPY Shop Update

Just in from Lou Ronca on the boat building activity happening over at the SCAMPY shop. As you can see the students are building some beautiful boats with their mentors. Lara Shari is putting some finishing touches on her Glen L fisherman. Cooper Cavanagh and his grandfather John Russell. Brayden Stoothoff with Mike Yobe his…

A Trip Back To Old Florida

Homosassa River Weekend May 21, 2022 By: Alan Schilk For those of you who missed the May outing to the quaint village of Old Homosassa, our sincere condolences. A few Sunnyland members, however, made the trek to one of east-central Florida’s best-kept secrets and enjoyed a beautiful (although occasionally damp) weekend exploring the Homosassa River…