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PHOTO GALLERY: Big Girls Day at Camp

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Girls Day at Camp

April 12, 2014

Current members of the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, along with alumni, donors, volunteers and anyone interesting in learning about the organization and its activities, came together for a girls-only day in the sun April 12 at Camp Honi Hanta, in Bradenton. Teenagers to elderly women joined in activities together, such as kayaking, archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, for the annual Big Girls Day at Camp event. Proceeds from the $50 admission fee benefited the Girl Scouts’ Gulfcoast chaper.

PHOTO GALLERY: EGGstravaganza

PHOTO GALLERY: EGGstravaganza

April 12, 2014

Children and their families, dressed in pastel-colored Easter outfits, gathered April 12, for pictures with the Easter Bunny, to snack on donuts and other breakfast foods, and to collect some of the more than 12,000 plastic eggs scattered throughout Greenbrook Adventure Park. Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Corp.’s EGGstravaganza event benefited The Florida Center for Early Childhood.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Elementary Spring Luau

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Elementary Spring Luau

April 11, 2014

For $2, Tara Elementary students and their families enjoyed face painting, pizza, performances by the school’s dance team and other activities at the annual Spring Luau. The proceeds from the seventh fundraiser of its type, which transformed the field behind the East County school into a Hawaiian destination, will go toward supplies for the teachers’ classrooms.

UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol sees Donald Mader's death as a traffic homicide investigation

UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol sees Donald Mader's death as a traffic homicide investigation

April 11, 2014

After being hit by a red-light runner April 4, Donald Mader died April 5 — an event that transformed Florida Highway Patrol's investigation into a potential traffic homicide case.

UPDATE: Sam Woolf sails into top seven on

UPDATE: Sam Woolf sails into top seven on "American Idol"

April 11, 2014

Sam Woolf wins a spot in the top seven on "American Idol" April 10.

WEEKEND BEST BET: EGGstravaganza

WEEKEND BEST BET: EGGstravaganza

April 11, 2014

The LWRCAC will host its annual Easter egg hunt, EGGstravaganza, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., April 12, at Greenbrook Adventure Park, 13400 Adventure Place, Lakewood Ranch.

UPDATE: SANCA regains charitable status

UPDATE: SANCA regains charitable status

April 11, 2014

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates (SANCA), which manages Nathan Benderson Park, has submitted financial records to the state, meaning it can solicit donations.

Coast Guard endorses Fort Hamer Bridge

Coast Guard endorses Fort Hamer Bridge

April 9, 2014

A final environmental impact statement published by the U.S. Coast Guard and prepared by URS Corp. recommends construction of the long-debated Fort Hamer Bridge.

A Plea for Forgiveness

A Plea for Forgiveness

April 9, 2014

John and Dehlia Garrity seek clemency for Josh Hunter, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence for driving drunk in the car crash that killed their son, Doug.

Retirement community in the plans

Retirement community in the plans

April 9, 2014

SMR wanted Lakewood Ranch to have a unique identity before it began targeting retirees.



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