March 25, 2011
Dozens of local residents and supporters gathered together for Camp Better America's Return the Salute Fundraiser March 24 at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing in Lakewood Ranch. Guests enjoyed a presentation by guest speaker Krish Dhanam, drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and more.
March 25, 2011
Festivities for Ponies for Pups will begin at 11:30 a.m., March 26, at Sarasota Polo Club, 8201 Polo Club Lane, Lakewood Ranch.
March 24, 2011
Reptiles from Sarasota Jungle Gardens slithered into the East County's Love Comes First Preschool March 24 — much to the delight of the students. Special guests included a Burmese python, a Moroccan uromastyx, a green iguana and an American alligator.
March 22, 2011
Hundreds of East County residents and art enthusiasts alike flocked to Main Street in Lakewood Ranch for the 11th Annual Art at the Ranch Fine Arts Festival March 19-20. The event, organized by ArtCenter Manatee and sponsored by LWR Communities LLC, featured painters, photographers, jewelers, sculptors, potters textile artists and more from as far away as California and Maine.
March 15, 2011
Supporters of the Miracle League of Manasota gathered March 12 at the Polo Grill and Bar for the organization's "Miracles, Martinis and Mercedes" event.
March 14, 2011
Catholic Charities of Sarasota and Manatee Counties raised money for its HIV/Aids ministries with the Doctors for Charity fundraising event March 12 at the University Park Country Club.
March 13, 2011
East County residents flocked to Mixon Fruit Farms Saturday for Mixon’s annual Orange Blossom Festival. Festivities run today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
March 12, 2011
Lakewood Ranch residents enjoyed an evening of humor and food with a murder dinner mystery titled "Murder on the Menu" March 11 at the Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club.
March 6, 2011
Cat Depot hosted its Great Catsby Cat'sino Night fundraiser Saturday night at the Polo Grill and Bar.
February 27, 2011
Thousands of rowing fans flocked to Nathan Benderson Park for the 2011 Sarasota Invitational Regatta Feb. 26-27. The competition featured hundreds of rowers from around the country.
17 Maundy Thursday Service
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
18 Good Friday Service
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
19 Blessing of the Animals
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
19 Good Friday Service
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakewood crowns students
Lakewood Ranch High School juniors Connor Jones and Kristen Mendez became school royalty March 31, after being named Mr. Mustang and Miss Lakewood Ranch.
MTI takes top awards
The Manatee Technical Institute Postsecondary Chapter of HOSA, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, dominated the Postsecondary-Collegiate Division at the HOSA State Leadership Conference April 3 through April 6, in Lake Buena Vista.
Schooled on Jazz
Students at Haile Middle School kept the audience’s toes tapping April 8, during the school’s Night of Jazz event.