+ Walk to defeat ALS Saturday
East County residents will rally to fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease during a walk this Saturday morning in Lakewood Ranch corporate park.
Registration for the event, called The Walk to Defeat ALS, begins at 8 a.m., May 9 at the Magnolia Green Office Building. The 2.3-mile walk starts at 9 a.m.
For more information about the walk, call (888) 257-1717 or register online at www.alsafl.org.
+ Tara students hit stage
Students from Tara Elementary School took the spotlight Thursday night during the school’s annual talent show.
The event, which was held from 6-8 p.m., at the school, featured musical, dance and other performances by students.
+ Gullett hosts Power Hour
Gullett Elementary School hosted its Power Hour session last night, recognizing students at Lakewood Ranch High School who have volunteered their time to tutor Gullett students in reading.
The after-school program is funded through a grant from the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund.
Students who reported significant reading gains and who received scholarships were also recognized at the event.
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17 Maundy Thursday Service
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
18 Good Friday Service
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
19 Good Friday Service
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
19 Easter Vigil
8:00 pm - 9:30 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.