February 13, 2010
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church is celebrating its 26th annual Greek Glendi this weekend. Festivities run from noon to 8 p.m., Feb. 14.
February 3, 2010
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church's Greek Glendi should draw more than 15,000 visitors.
January 29, 2010
Nearly 250 students at the Tabernacle Christian School enjoyed a winter wonderland celebration Jan. 29, as five tons of snow fell on the school's lawn overnight. Students enjoyed sled riding, getting their pictures taken, crafts and hot chocolate and chocolate covered marshmallows, among other tasty treats.
January 27, 2010
Braden River Presbyterian Church's Lady Crafters group has adopted The Handmade Afghans Project as a focus for 2010.
January 24, 2010
More than 200 people gathered at 4 p.m., Jan. 24 for the dedication ceremony of Risen Savior Lutheran Church's new building. Following a special dedication service, attendees gathered for a time of food and fellowship.
January 6, 2010
Living Lord Lutheran Church completed recently its 3,500-square-foot expansion, while RiverLife Church is in the middle of the largest change in its 90-plus-year history.
December 24, 2009
This Christmas Eve marks Christian Retreat Pastor Phil Derstine's 25th year leading carolers on a tour of local bars.
December 22, 2009
The Tabernacle church held performances of its annual Living Nativity show last week. Nightly performances, which concluded Dec. 20, drew hundreds of East County residents.
December 18, 2009
Residents at the Woodlands Village retirement home have been partnering with first grade classes at Oneco Elementary School since the start of school.
December 18, 2009
The East County church will hold its annual Living Nativity show through Dec. 20.
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
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.
Prizes now offered for weather contest!
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Cardinal Mooney alumni plan reunion
Did you go to Cardinal Mooney in 1964? Your former classmates are calling for you!