Social Scene | October 2022

Longtime Ocala Style and Ocala Star-Banner columnist Dave Schlenker, with his wife, Amy, autographed copies of his new book, Little Man Big Mouth, during a packed debut party at the Ocala Civic Theatre.

Photo by Bruce Ackerman

Toni James Honor
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

On August 19th, the Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association renamed its PACEsetter Award in honor of Toni James, APR, CPRC. The luncheon event also honored past chapter presidents and 15 were in attendance.

Toni James and Heather Danenhower-Nelson
Donna Hogan Delahunty and Karen Jensen
Greg Davis, Kevin Christian and Allison Campbell
Paulette Millhorn, Devon Chestnut and Carole Savage-Hagans
Tina Banner and Toni James

Book Release Party
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

The August 29th release party for Little Man Big Mouth, Dave Schlenker’s book of newspaper and magazine columns, was standing room only. Guest readers included Amy Mangan, Macey Mac and Reverend Billy C. Wirtz.


Lorraine Stout and Dave Schlenker
Brad Rogers, Harriet Daniels and David Moore
Macey Mac

Grant Schlenker and Dave Schlenker

Ocala Cars & Coffee
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

The September 4th event again drew plenty of vehicles, including sleek and powerful high-end rides and custom-craft ed rebuilds. Held the first Sunday of each month, the gathering features live music, coffee and espresso, vendors and a kids’ zone.

Logan and Tyler Galloway
Charles Radawich with his dogs Molly and Spencer
Greg Bohner, Gage Bohner, Joey Palermo and Joe Palermo

Rene Avila, Lucia Rodriguez and Isabel Avila
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