Students go green for Lyme disease
When Lakewood Ranch resident Don O'Leary heard the Food Bank of Manatee was in dire need of food donations, he scheduled an Aug. 3 emergency pickup within the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club and Edgewater communities.
Manatee County middle- and high-school students participated in the 2013 Future Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference last month, in Nashville, competed against 3,600 students nationwide and brought home nine medals.
It's not yet official, but Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park very well may be the future venue for the 2017 World Rowing Championships.
Paula Lohnes, of GreyHawk Landing, recently earned the coveted "Rookie of the Year" award with national health-benefits company AmeriPlan.
Members of the University Park Women's Club toured the Riverwalk along the Manatee River, in downtown Bradenton, July 11.
New York Hair Co. owners Jeff and Shea Yoder recently hosted a Ladies Night Out to help East County women gain a "power-you-up-image."
Every time 3-year-old Clark Berry heads to grocery store with his mom, Sarah, he makes sure to pick up a copy of the East County Observer to deliver to his dad, Jeff.