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Superintendent hosts 'Soup with the Supe'

Superintendent hosts 'Soup with the Supe'

March 12, 2014

Manatee County Schools Superintendent Rick Mills sat perched on a stool at the front of a dark dining room, giving a State of the Union-style address about the school district’s recovery.

Church hires first senior pastor

Church hires first senior pastor

March 12, 2014

More than six months after becoming its own church, Lakewood Ranch Baptist’s first senior pastor starts Sunday.

Annual celtic festival celebrates Irish spirit

Annual celtic festival celebrates Irish spirit

March 12, 2014

The third annual event includes Gaelic football and hurling demonstrations.

SMR sells space for independent living facility

March 11, 2014

Schroeder-Manatee Ranch has sold 4.43 acres of vacant commercial property in Lakewood Ranch to a provider of independent living facilities.

PHOTO GALLERY: Polo Under the Palms

PHOTO GALLERY: Polo Under the Palms

March 8, 2014

With sunglasses and drinks in hand, attendees of the fourth Polo Under the Palms event March 8 at the Sarasota Polo Club grounds, enjoyed the sunshine and a polo match. Proceeds from food and drink sales benefited research, education and patient care programs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the Center for Building Hope.

PHOTO GALLERY: Just Play Sports Fest

PHOTO GALLERY: Just Play Sports Fest

March 8, 2014

Attendees of the Just Play Sports Fest March 8, munched on snow cones, enjoyed a backyard tailgate party with live music from Gamble Creek, and spent the afternoon at Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch playing cornhole, and other games. The day began with a 5K run in the morning, and continued with a lacrosse tournament, which lasted throughout the day, in addition to the outdoor festival. Event coordinator Todd Herrick planned to charge event participates $10 for adults and $5 for children, but decided to waive the fees and promote the sale of raffle tickets for prizes. Proceeds from the sports-centered event benefited The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

PHOTO GALLERY: International Women's Day

PHOTO GALLERY: International Women's Day

March 8, 2014

Ladies in Sarasota and Manatee counties celebrated International Women's Day March 8, during a special luncheon at the Polo Grill and Bar in Lakewood Ranch.

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Little Mermaid' splashes at Haile

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Little Mermaid' splashes at Haile

March 8, 2014

Students at Haile Middle School brought Disney's "The Little Mermaid" to life during performance March 7 and March 8. The final performance is today at 3 p.m.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Golf and Country Club Fashion Show

PHOTO GALLERY: Tara Golf and Country Club Fashion Show

March 7, 2014

The parking lots and lawn areas in front of Tara Golf and Country Club were filled to maximum capacity March 7, as the community's residents gathered to watch models strut down the runway. The all-women crowd sipped on red wine, as they sat at tables with multi-colored flowers as centerpieces.

PHOTO GALLERY: McNeal Elementary Walk-a-thon

PHOTO GALLERY: McNeal Elementary Walk-a-thon

March 7, 2014

After raising $18,000 for their Wacky Wildcat Walk-a-thon March 7, McNeal Elementary students enjoyed time outside after their hard work. About 90% of the children raised at least $1 to go toward new laptops and Tablets for the school. Students in each grade level walked, jogged and sprinted as they competed to win gold, silver and bronze medals for the fastest times, per grade.



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