Congratulations to Lakewood Ranch High School student Sydney Yoder, who is one of 10 local students to receive a scholarship from the Peace River Electric Cooperative's charitable foundation, Operation Round Up.
Sydney has received a one-time $1,500 scholarship.
Operation Round Up is giving out $47,500 in the form of renewable four year and non-renewable one-year scholarships. Recipients are students in Hillsborough, Manatee, Osceola, Polk and Sarasota counties.
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20 First Responders Community Day
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
24 Food Fight
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
26 Lakewood Ranch Republican Club Luncheon
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
27 KidsCreate: Outdoor Pinting for Children
9:00 am - 11:00 am
PHOTO GALLERY: Braden River at Lakewood Ranch
The Braden River High football team defeated district rival Lakewood Ranch 21-6 Sept. 19. With the win, the Pirates improved to 4-0 for the first time in school history while beating the Mustangs for the first time since 2009.
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PDQ restaurant opens Sunday
The PDQ (People Dedicated to Quality) restaurant chain is known for its fresh chicken tenders, sandwiches and salads and homemade sauces and dressings.