Lynn Flood captured this shot of water lilies blooming in Lakewood Ranch Professional Park.
Bernie Farber celebrates 102nd birthday; MTC hosts SkillsUSA; and Leap Year baby celebrates first birthday
It happens once in a blue moon: The Observer welcomed two new additions to its family on the same day! East County Observer Managing Editor Pam Eubanks and Sarasota Observer Managing Editor Randi Donahue each welcomed their first child into the world Aug. 22 (two days after the blue moon).
Lakewood Ranch Baptist Churchâ€™s Little Ranchers Learning Center recently ended its summer camp series for its preschool program.
Katie Ciemniecki, a senior at Lakewood Ranch High School, recently attended the Florida 4-H State Congress, at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The East County Observer is busy preparing for its September special section of Health Matters.
The American Cancer Society is inviting East County residents to eat out for a cause. The organization will host its first Stick a Fork in Cancer restaurant dining fundraiser Aug. 25.
On July 20, 21st Century Oncology Radiation Therapy Services hosted its second annual charity volleyball tournament, which raised more than $500 for The Food Bank of Manatee.
Faith United Church of Christ held an English tea and baby shower Aug. 3, in honor of the newest member of the British royal family.