August 3, 2011
Congratulations to the East County parents who celebrated recent births. The East County Observer will publish birth announcements each month.
August 3, 2011
Rosalyn Warner took this sunset photo July 22, at Waterlefe Golf & Country Club.
July 30, 2011
Dozens of families gathered July 30 at Kiddie Academy in Lakewood Ranch for the preschool's Storytime LIVE! event. Children enjoyed an appearance by the Pancake Pig, as well as snow cones, popcorn and arts and crafts.
July 29, 2011
The Junior League of Sarasota hosted a summer meet and greet for prospective members July 28 at the Polo Grill and Bar. Attendees enjoyed snacks and games while learning about the organization.
July 27, 2011
Morgan Castor took this photo July 3, at Adventure Park in Summerfield.
July 25, 2011
Dozens of East County residents enjoyed a taste of summer during the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch’s first Dog Days of Summer hot dog competition and festival July 24 at Greenbrook Adventure Park. Families and pet-lovers enjoyed sampling a variety of hot dogs produced by local businesses, music, games, shows and more. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch.
July 23, 2011
Despite rain showers, hundreds of East County residents headed out tonight to Lakewood Ranch Main Street for a barbecue cook-off event.
July 21, 2011
East County high school students this week are learning how to help their community in times of need during the It’s a Disaster! Disaster Camp for Teens hosted by the American Red Cross.
July 20, 2011
Richard Barnett took this sunrise photo March 21, at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church.
July 17, 2011
Hundreds of East County residents enjoyed a taste of the Crescent City during the 4th Annual Spyder Broussard Low Country-East County Shrimp Boil July 16 at The Polo Grill and Bar. Guests feasted on Cajun classics, including Oysters Bienville, Gumbo Ya-Ya, boudin, boiled shrimp, beignets du monde and more, while listening to the sounds of the Gumbo Boogie Band.
12 LWRBA March Membership Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
12 March Membership Luncheon
15 Irish Celtic 5K, Lakewood Ranch
8:00 am - 10:00 am
15 Palma Sola Botanical Park plants, antiques and crafts sale
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
22 5th Annual Ponies for Pups
22 Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 'Havana Nights' Gala
23 The Bridal EXPO
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
26 LWRBA March Executive Briefing
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Daylight Saving Time starts 2 a.m. Sunday, so be sure to set your alarm accordingly.
The Tabernacle Christian School middle school student Lauren Medred, an East County resident, earned top vocal honors, taking first place in vocal solo female category of the Florida League of Christian School’s Festival of the Academics and Arts Feb. 28 and March 1 at Southeastern University in Lakeland.
Manatee County schools dominated a state technology competition with five of six top-three finishes earned by Manatee County schools during the 35th annual Technology Student Association State Competition late February.