Popular beach eatery is closed, has been sold
Captain Kosmakos Seafood and Steak House isn't open for business at the moment. Owner Kosmas Kosmakos said he has sold the popular restaurant at 9610 Gulf Blvd. but declined to say who bought it. Along with seafood and steaks, the restaurant served veal Parmesan, roast duckling and chicken scampi. The 18,392-square-foot restaurant also offered live music and dancing.
Katherine Snow Smith, Times staff writer
Chamber announces scholarship winners
Laurie Bunce, chairman of the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce Business/Education Partnership, has announced that Jocelyn Wildhack and George Koceja have won $1,000 scholarships. Wildhack, the daughter of Holly and Bill Wildhack, will attend Vanderbilt University-Peabody College, majoring in human and organizational development. Koceja, son of Madeline and Donald Koceja, plans to attend Wisconsin Lutheran, where he will play baseball and football while majoring in business.
Dog wash to help pay puppy expenses
Pet Pal Veterinary Clinic, 1900 34th St. S, will hold a dog wash and open house to benefit Lotus, the emaciated puppy found floating in a St. Petersburg canal, and abused dogs like her, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The public is invited to have their pooches bathed for a $5 donation that will help pay medical expenses for Lotus and other dogs. For information, call (727)328-7738 or visit www.petpalanimalshelter.com.