+ 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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24 Christmas Eve Family Service
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
24 Christmas Eve Traditional Service
9:30 pm - 11:30 am
25 Christmas Traditional Service
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12 Scramble for SPARCC
Food and fun
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and its Young Leaders Alliance have something to talk about: the organizations collected 764 pounds of nonperishable food and $1,295 cash to benefit The Food Bank of Manatee/Meals on Wheels PLUS.
River Club’s Cheryl Kaufman says she’s still pinching herself.
A little “Ho! Ho! Ho!” can go a long way this holiday season.