• Attorney Audrey Moran has been named the new President/CEO of the Sulzbacher Center to take office Oct. 1. She’ll succeed Sherry Burns who resigned a few months ago.
• Nice touch. At the Aetna Building on the Southbank, doormen greet employees in the morning and hold the door and see them off again in the afternoon.
• The Spina Bifida Association will hold its 22nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon Sept. 15 at Jax Lanes Bowling Alley on Beach Boulevard from 2-4 p.m. The entry fee is $15 but the organization will take donations in lieu of bowling. For more info, call 390-3686.
• The Gator Bowl Association is holding a private reception to “welcome a select group of dignitaries” the Friday before the Sept. 29 Florida State/Alabama game. In addition to folks from the two schools, the party will include representatives from both the Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference. It’ll be in the Sunset Room at the TPC’s new clubhouse.
• The first night of Downtown Vision, Inc.’s “Eat Up Downtown” promotion was by all accounts a hit with diners. “We were extremely happy, especially considering it was a Monday night and the first day of school,” said Paul Sifton of Koja Sushi at the Landing. He added the restaurant could have used “twice the patio dining space” and “that is unheard of on a Monday night.” Linda McLean at Plaza III at the Hyatt said the steakhouse had almost 100 reservations and described it as “a very good Monday night. It was strong.” Eat Up Downtown continues through Sunday night offering a three-course meal for $25 per person at 15 Downtown restaurants. For information, visit www.eatupdowntown.com.
“I don’t like to hurt people, I really don’t like it at all. But in order to get a red light at the intersection, you sometimes have to have an accident.”
– Jack Anderson