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
The Ellenton-Parrish Lions Club has awarded an honorary Melvin Jones Fellowship to member Lois Macdonald.
Kiddie Academy of Lakewood Ranch recently was recognized by the franchise's parent company, during the organization's annual national conference, in Orlando.
The United Way of Manatee County has launched its second year of ReadingPals, a program Barney and Carol Barnett, of the Barnett Early Literacy Initiative, fund.
Goodwill Industries International recently announced Goodwill Manasota won the 2013 Volunteer Program of the Year for its Ambassadors Program, for which volunteers help promote the organization within the community.
Students at Gene Witt Elementary School ended their school year with an act of giving.
Children in the K-Kids and Builders Club at Imagine School at Lakewood Ranch have been busy.
Braden River High was named the Class 7A overall winner of the Florida High School Athletic Associationâ€™s Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award.