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.
June 3, 2011
Braden River Elementary honored its outgoing fifth-graders with the school's annual Fifth-Grade Recognition June 3. Each fifth-grader received special awards at the ceremony, which was held in the school's new cafetorium.
June 3, 2011
Braden River High School students took their education to new heights today. Engineering teacher Gil Burlew led the Pirates during a rocket launching project, which tasked students to build rockets and attempt to land them closest to a designated target on the ground.
June 1, 2011
Curt Vellenga took this photo last March from his backyard in the Lexington subdivision in Parrish.
May 31, 2011
Pre-kindergarten students at The Goddard of School of Lakewood Ranch donned caps and gowns for the first time during the school's Pre-K Commencement May 21 at The Concession Golf Club. Family members and teachers congratulated the young students as they celebrated the milestone.
May 30, 2011
Waving American flags, East County residents lined the sidewalks of Lakewood Ranch Main Street May 29 for the third annual Tribute to Heroes Memorial Day Parade. Other festivities included live music, face painting and more.
2 Healthy Skin Care and Wellness with Dr. Brenda Yanofsky
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 Center For Sight at University Park Grand Opening & Trunk Show
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3 Bowl Painting Party
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4 Ron Gordon's Humane Society Golf Tournament
Ashlynn Martin put her "paws" to action
Ashlynn Martin’s dance-a-thon fundraiser Sept. 7, at Jump Dance Co., benefitting Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue and its Lexi’s Paw Pals program, welcomed more than 60 participants.
Honor seeks home for Petey
A 1-year-old hound dog named Petey has been waiting to find a new home for more than 6 months at Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue.
Vitale accepts donation
Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN Hall-of-Famer Dick Vitale on Sept. 9 received a $85,000 donation for the fight against cancer from Craig and JoEllen Mettille, of 380 Cos.