July 11, 2010
Friends and families from Bayside Community Church enjoyed a day at the beach during the church's Family Fun Day and Water Baptism July 11. The congregation headed to Coquina Beach, where members dined on hamburgers and hot dogs before church leaders performed water baptisms.
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.
2 Healthy Skin Care and Wellness with Dr. Brenda Yanofsky
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 Center For Sight at University Park Grand Opening & Trunk Show
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3 Bowl Painting Party
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4 Ron Gordon's Humane Society Golf Tournament
Ashlynn Martin put her "paws" to action
Ashlynn Martin’s dance-a-thon fundraiser Sept. 7, at Jump Dance Co., benefitting Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue and its Lexi’s Paw Pals program, welcomed more than 60 participants.
Honor seeks home for Petey
A 1-year-old hound dog named Petey has been waiting to find a new home for more than 6 months at Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue.
Vitale accepts donation
Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN Hall-of-Famer Dick Vitale on Sept. 9 received a $85,000 donation for the fight against cancer from Craig and JoEllen Mettille, of 380 Cos.