June 30, 2011
Children participating in the Acting Up Performing Arts Summer Camp at Lakewood Ranch High School brought Disney's "Alice in Wonderland Jr." to life this week. The East County Observer caught up with participants to hear about their experience.
June 29, 2011
Here is this week's The Castaway.
June 29, 2011
Congratulations to the East County parents who celebrated recent births. The East County Observer will publish birth announcements the last issue of each month. To have your listing included, please e-mail your information to Executive Editor Michael Eng, email@example.com.
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.
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
16 USF Sarasota-Manatee HospitaBull Evening
2 2nd annual Glow Run
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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.