Braden River Elementary School Teacher Sue Curry has been selected from more than 1,600 teachers nationwide to attend the 2009 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy, July 19-24, at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ.
Started by PGA Golf great Phil Mickelson and his wife Amy in cooperation with ExxonMobil, the academy helps teachers engage young students in math and science in a way that will help them retain interest in those subjects through college and into their careers.
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26 Tribute to Heroes Parade - Main St LWR
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
28 Braden River Soccer Club Try-outs
29 LWRBA May Membership Lunch
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
31 May YLA Breakfast "Legendary Leaders"
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Gullett student wins speech contest
Gullett Elementary School student Hailey Wahlers took home top honors May 11, after placing first in the Tropicana District Speech Contest.
Girl Scouts give cookies a new cause
Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area.
Dancing group to host fundraiser
Members of KC and the Sunshine Dancers, a group of Manatee County dancers ages 8 to 20, will show off their dancing skills in jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 28, as the group holds a show titled "Breaking Ground."