June 30, 2010
The Rev. Fr. Peter Andronache will lead St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church after the Very Rev. Archimandrite Frank Kirlangitis retired.
June 25, 2010
About 250 East County children embarked on a journey into outer space during Harvest United Methodist Church's Vacation Bible School June 21-25. The space-themed camp featured a variety of activities throughout the week.
June 25, 2010
Children at Faith Preschool’s Faith Camp summer program enjoyed a special water day June 25. The camp, which is designed for children ages 2-6 and began this week, runs in sessions through July 23 at Faith United Church of Christ.
June 22, 2010
Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch hosted its annual Vacation Bible School June 14-18.
June 3, 2010
Sarasota Baptist will be hosting a representative from www.truecouponing.com tonight at its Lakewood Ranch campus to teach families how to save money on their grocery bills.
May 17, 2010
Despite the rainy weather, members of Woodland - The Community Church gathered at the church's athletic fields May 16 for a spring fling event. Festivities included a Great American Hamburger Cook Off, live music, bounce houses and more.
May 4, 2010
Former NFL player Todd Williams made a special appearance at a recent 'homeless box treat' hosted at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Community.
April 25, 2010
The youth group at Faith United Church of Christ spent the weekend of April 23-24 fighting hunger "On an Empty Stomach" as part of World Vision's 30-hour famine. Students used the opportunity to raise money to help feed and care for hungry children and their families worldwide. Additionally, the group camped out in cardboard boxes on the church's lawn and participated in service projects for Manatee Children's Services.
April 25, 2010
Hundreds of students and adults walked the red carpet and danced the night away during Faith Christian Church's second annual special needs prom April 23. The theme of this year's prom was "Night with the Stars." Guests enjoyed music, dancing, games, refreshments and more.
April 21, 2010
The theme for this year's prom will be 'Night with the Stars.'
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."