CLEARWATER BEACH – The Rotary Club of Clearwater Beach will host author Wayne Ayers at its luncheon meeting Thursday, Aug. 12, 12:15 p.m., at the Best Western Sea Wake Beach Resort.
Ayers will offer a pictorial history and slide presentation of the beaches from Pass-A-Grille to Clearwater Beach, “The Beaches before the Condos.” Based on his book “Tampa Bay’s Gulf Beaches,” he will cover the development from the early 1900s to the post-war tourist boom era. Ayers is an author, reporter and feature writer for Tampa Bay Newspapers, vice president of the Indian Rocks Beach Historical Museum and is a guest on Pinellas Past, a Channel 18 series devoted to local history.
The Best Western is at 691 Gulfview Blvd. S. Call 535-2805.