June 29, 2011
University Park Country Club resident Giovanni DeCastro shot this sunset photo of his daughter, Emma, 8, Memorial Day weekend on Lido Beach.
June 24, 2011
Dozens of East County residents flocked to The Polo Grill and Bar for the Eddie Livingston Charity Bar Night June 23. All of the money raised from the event will benefit the Eddie Livingston Fund in support of 2-year-old Eddie Livingston, who is battling neuroblastoma cancer.
June 23, 2011
About 300 children this week are participating in Harvest United Methodist Church's "Pandamania" Vacation Bible School. The East County Observer caught up with several participants to find out what they were up to this week.
June 22, 2011
CornerStone, Blue Skye to offer Hot Properties event; EDGE announces new field specialist; Gateway Bank names new group VP; Hampton joins Soda Group at Keller Williams; RE/MAX tournament raises $4,650 for hospital
June 21, 2011
The Lakewood Ranch Rotary Club recently inducted new board members and officers.
June 18, 2011
Residents of Stoneybrook at Heritage Harbour gathered at the community’s recreation center June 18 for Stoneybrook’s Annual Luau and Dive-in Movie event. Guests enjoyed swimming, barbecue, music and mingling with friends.
June 8, 2011
Niki DeRosa submitted this sunset photo, taken on Siesta Key during the Sunday drum circle.
June 5, 2011
The Out-of-Door Academy celebrated its 13th Commencement June 4 at the Upper School in Lakewood Ranch. Family members and friends gathered to watch members of the Class of 2011 receive their high school diplomas.
June 4, 2011
Eighth-grade students at Haile Middle School celebrated the end of their middle school days with a special dance June 3. Themed "Reach for the Stars," the Hollywood-inspired night featured music and dancing, photos, snacks and more.
June 3, 2011
Residents of the Muirfield community in the Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club celebrated the "End of the Winter Season" with a special pool party gathering May 23 to honor the community's winter residents. Guests enjoyed food, music and fellowship at the event at the Muirfield community pool.
8 GNC Center for Building Hope Race Series
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
8 Polo Under the Palms
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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.