Rotary Club Gala
Pineapple Grill hosted the 9th Annual Rotary Club of Roatan’s Christmas Gala on December 13. The occasion was to dress up and take out one’s wallet to support some of the islands development projects and 21 student scholarships. There was a raffle, a silent auction, live music and merriment of all types. Robin Hyde, Karla Hyde, Romeo Silvestri, Allan, Gaby, Jed Hyde. (photo by Christtel Caceres)
The November 25 Christams Festival at the Naviera Hybur brought out the island Christmas spirit in many old time islanders. There was food, games for the kids and enjoyment all around: Sonia McNab, Rita Hojan, Yvette Hyde, Ruth Wood, Alan Hyde, Betty Hyde, Emma Thompson, Thelma Thompson, Bully Thompson. (photo by Connie Silvestri)
Ready for 2019
December 31 had an entire selection of parties on the island, but the New Years Eve Party in Parrott Tree was the year’s event at one of island’s oldest gated communities. Parrot Tree residents await the arrival of Wyndham in February 2019 with much anticipation. The merry goers at the luxurious and spacious home of Autie and Janie McVicker in Parrot Tree Plantation. Seated: Fred and Debbie Lowe, Janie McVicker, Sarah Wallace, John Zogheib, Mystery Friend, Carl Husbands. Standing front: Ewa Milakowska, Julian Milakowski, Patricia Archer, Alan Ganley, Jennifer Ganley, Veronica and Bill Kaiser, Ron Ohm, Anna Krupa, Kyle and Dr. Elham Helmout, Autie McVicker. Rear standing: Mix Master Renaldo, Matthew Milakowski, Louis Archer.
Brewing Island Beer
On December 29 Roatan Island Brewing Co., Roatan’s micro brewery, had opened its doors to beer lovers from all over. The grown ups can enjoy a Sunny Haze Blond or a dozen other custom beers while the kids compete at Horseshoes, foosball or ping pong. The brewery, located near Palmetto Bay Plantation, delivers kegs of its draft beer to West End, West Bay, French Harbor and Jonesville Point bars.