Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area. The troop used a portion of its Girl Scout cookie money to purchase food to donate to the program, which fills the backpacks of needy children with food for the weekend.
“We are extremely proud of these girls and their accomplishments,” troop leader Diane Hennessey says. “They are learning at a young age to be a part of the solution toward helping our homeless hungry children.”
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28 Wine, Dine and Make a Difference
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1 Manatee Audubon -- OPEN HOUSE at Felts Audubon Preserve
8:00 am - 11:00 am
1 Fine Arts & Crafts Extravaganza
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
6 Empty Bowls Luncheon at Main Street Lakewood Ranch
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Boo Run
More than 1,000 runners turned out this morning for the Lakewood Ranch Running Club's annual Boo Run event on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
PHOTO GALLERY: Boo Fest
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PHOTO GALLERY: Freedom Monster Mash
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