October 2, 2010
Lakewood Ranch Community Activities and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center offered education and fun at the Embrace a Life of Health and Wellness Expo Oct. 2. Attendees were able to participate in a variety of health-related screenings and peruse booths from local practices. Children flocked to the special Kids Zone, which featured a bounce house, face painting and more.
October 2, 2010
The Lakewood Ranch Arts Council, in partnership with the American Ideals Foundation, made its public debut Oct. 1 with the "October Romance" concert at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing. American Ideals founder and pianist/composer Robert Moffa played for the crowd, while also introducing other artists and showing off their work.
September 29, 2010
Congratulations to the East County parents who celebrated recent births. The East County Observer will publish birth announcements the last Wednesday of each month.
September 28, 2010
From Egypt and China to Italy and Mexico, students at Primrose School of Lakewood Ranch took a trip around the world for the school's sixth Celebrating Cultures event Sept. 24. Each class studied a different culture, created costumes and enjoyed authentic cuisine.
September 24, 2010
Sixty East County residents made their way down Lakewood Ranch Main Street during the Around the World Progressive Dinner Sept. 24. With stops at five Main Street eateries, guests enjoyed samples of foods from all over the world, including Scotland, Argentina and France.
September 24, 2010
Braden River Middle's Renaissance program recognizes student achievement with special assemblies.
September 21, 2010
The Windsor of Lakewood Ranch hosted several events to celebrate its fifth anniversary and National Assisted Living Week Sept. 12-16. An anniversary party Sept. 14 included a plethora of refreshments as well as live music by guitarist Alex Pearson.
September 17, 2010
Children in Heritage Harbour enjoyed a special night with their special snugglies Sept. 17 at the Stoneybrook recreation center. The community hosted a Teddy Bear Picnic complete with teddy-bear-themed treats, activities and crafts.
September 14, 2010
Residents of Stoneybrook in Heritage Harbour gathered Sept. 10 for a "No Frills Italian Potluck." Attendees feasted on an assortment of Italian-themed food, while enjoying Italian music and photos from the recent vacation of residents Ken and Nancy Lively to La Bella, Italy.
September 3, 2010
Lakewood Ranch High School fans had plenty to cheer about as their Mustangs defeated Braden River for the first time Friday night.
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.