March 5, 2010
The chilly evening didn't deter Lakewood Ranch High School students from spending the night at school for the second Campout for a Cause March 5. The event, which featured live music from several bands, raised money for Taking Back Lives, To Write Love in Her Arms, SOLVE Maternity Home, Honor Sanctuary Animal Rescue, Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities and the Food Bank of Manatee.
March 3, 2010
The club will host the fundraising effort for six local charities this weekend. Twelve bands will be performing at the event.
March 1, 2010
Tim McGonegal anticipates another $6 to $15 million in cuts for the 2010-11 school year.
February 26, 2010
More than 100 families hit the dance floor for Freedom Elementary School's annual Father/Daughter Dance Feb. 26 at the school. Dads and grandfathers boogied to a variety of tunes while colorful lighting and refreshments completed the atmosphere.
February 25, 2010
A free speaking event for middle school students and their parents on the topic will be held from 6:30-8 p.m., tonight, at Braden River High School.
February 24, 2010
First-grade students at Braden River Elementary School dazzled other students, parents and teachers with their performance of "My Town, My World" Feb. 24. A public performance will be held at 7 p.m., Feb. 25 at the school, 6125 River Club Blvd.
February 23, 2010
District officials presented a check to the American Red Cross' Manatee County chapter at a meeting Feb. 22.
February 22, 2010
The Manatee County School Board tonight will vote on two change orders to an agreement between the district and NDC Construction Co. to reduce the guaranteed maximum price of renovations of Braden River Elementary School by $245,115.04, bringing the maximum price to almost $7.217 million.
February 20, 2010
Families of Freedom Elementary School gathered on the school's campus for bonfire, food and other activities Friday night.
February 19, 2010
The Braden River High School Technology Student Association team took top honors at the TSA Manatee County District Competition recently.
Food and fun
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and its Young Leaders Alliance have something to talk about: the organizations collected 764 pounds of nonperishable food and $1,295 cash to benefit The Food Bank of Manatee/Meals on Wheels PLUS.
River Club’s Cheryl Kaufman says she’s still pinching herself.
A little “Ho! Ho! Ho!” can go a long way this holiday season.