Ladies in the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club celebrated a year of fundraising during their Jan. 10 business meeting, as women presented checks totaling $28,000 to local charities.
Sarasota-Manatee Association for Riding Therapy, SOLVE Maternity Home, Hope Family Services and Meals on Wheels PLUS each were awarded $7,000.
As part of the festivities, members also welcomed guest speaker Paul Blackketter, project manager for Benderson Development and chief operating officer for the Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Association.
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26 One Touch Art and Bedding
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
26 Thanksgiving Eve Service-Traditional Service
7:00 pm - 6:00 am
3 Advent Study
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6 17th Annual Jingle & Jog Road Race and 1 Mile Fun Walk
PHOTO GALLERY: Harvest Hustle
More than 600 runners participated in the 16th annual Harvest Hustle 5K today.
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WEEKEND BEST BET: Mixon Harvest Festival
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22 and Nov. 23, the Mixon Harvest Festival will feature live entertainment, games, vendors and plenty of citrus at Mixon Fruit Farms, 2525 27th St. E., Bradenton.