June 29, 2009
Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch broke ground on its new building project during a special ceremony Sunday night.
June 29, 2009
More than 200 children spent last week on contestants' row during Harvest United Methodist Church's Studio Go! Vacation Bible School June 22-26 at the Lakewood Ranch church.
June 22, 2009
Chabad of Bradenton will host an observance of the 15th anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, obm, this week.
June 18, 2009
More than 600 kids flocked to Christian Retreat for the annual Kids-A-Flame camp June 15-20 at the East County Christian center. The kids enjoyed a variety of water-themed games to beat the heat.
June 17, 2009
Children are rocking the dock this week at Sarasota Baptist’s Crocodile Dock Vacation Bible School, which runs June 15-18. Children are enjoying swamp stomp music, the Chadders dockside Drive-In, crafts, water games and other activities during the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon, daily.
June 11, 2009
Juana Jordan, a student from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, is interning at Harvest United Methodist Church this summer.
June 2, 2009
The Loving Stitches Ministry of Our Lady of the Angles Catholic Community meet once a week to make items for organizations such as the Healthy Start Coalition, Manatee Memorial Hospital’s nursery and more.
May 13, 2009
Members of the Chabad of Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch gathered at the picnic area at Summerfield Park from 6-8 p.m., May 12 to enjoy the Jewish celebration of Lag Ba’Omer. The celebration and family fun day included food and drink, cotton candy, an obstacle course, an 18-foot inflatable slide, a caricature artist, face painting, a raffle and other activities.
May 1, 2009
Arts from throughout the state displayed their wares at Hope Presbyterian Church's art show and coffee house May 1. Folk duo Scone Train provided live music at the event.
April 30, 2009
Steve Sipes founded the Christian organization’s East Manatee branch more than 10 years ago.
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.