Cyclists in the Village Idiots Cycling Club set their wheels spinning May 15 along the streets of Lakewood Ranch, as they remembered cyclists who have been injured or killed while riding.
The “Ride of Silence,” in which the group participated, is a national event.
“After our normal Wednesday night rides, we regrouped and rode the final five miles at 12 mph in total silence, taking a lane of traffic to honor those who have been injured or killed in auto/bicycle-related accidents and to raise awareness that cyclists have a right to the roads,” rider Sean Dotson says. “Many of the riders in our group have had accidents or near misses with motor vehicles.”
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2 Spring Women's Conference with nat'l recording artist, Candy Pfeifer
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
2 2nd annual Glow Run
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9 2nd annual DeBartolo Family Foundation All-In For ALS Casino Night
17 Women on Wheels 100
School district CFO resigns
Michael Boyer, chief financial officer for the Manatee County School District, has resigned from his position, effective June 27.
PHOTO GALLERY: ACH Fashion Show Luncheon
Volunteers and supporters of the All Children’s Hospital (ACH) Guild Sarasota-Manatee came together for the group's annual Fashion Show Luncheon, April 23, at the Polo Grill and Bar's Fete Ballroom.
PHOTO GALLERY: All God's Children Preschool butterfly release day
A frenzy of children, who sported pipe cleaner antennae on their heads and paper wings on their backs, filled the playground of All God’s Children Preschool April 23. The 11 students in Carol Beatty’s VPK class said goodbye to their new friends — the butterflies they have had in their classroom and for which they have cared since the insects were caterpillars — during butterfly release day.