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Tips from the Pros: 6 Things to Do When You’ve Suffered the Loss of a Loved One

Sadly, many people have recently had to deal with the unexpected loss of a loved one. We recently spoke with Rev. Elizabeth Turk, owner of Forever in Your Hearts Eulogies about the things that need to happen following a tragic loss. Here’s what she had to say.

DinoVenture Comes to the Bishop Museum

If you (or your kids) love dinosaurs, you’re going to be super excited about the latest attraction coming to the Bishop Museum of Science and Nature. DinoVenture is an outdoor exhibition that will come roaring into Bradenton on October 23rd.

Celebrate Friendsgiving with Friends of Manatee County Animal Services

Friends of Manatee County Animal Services (FOMCAS) is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a fabulous dessert and wine auction and you’re invited!

Nautical Flea Market Comes to Cortez

Calling all sea and nautical lovers! Don’t miss the Cortez Nautical Flea Market coming up on October 23rd.

Tanner’s Turkeys Helps Provide Local Families with Thanksgiving Dinners

Tanner’s Turkeys provides a full Thanksgiving dinner to less fortunate families in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Learn more about how you can help!

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Bradenton

There are a ton of fun ways to celebrate Halloween in Bradenton and the surrounding area this year! Here are a few of our recommendations.

Strut Your Mutt for the Friends of Manatee County Animal Services

This month you can support the efforts of FOMCAS by joining their team and participating in #StrutYourMutt Day, a virtual walk and fundraising event.

Check out Discover Bradenton’s Halloween Pet Costume Contest!

We’re searching for the best-dressed pet in Manatee County and we want your help! Click to learn more about our first annual Pet Costume Contest.

Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County: Using Peer Education to Reduce Risky Teen Behaviors

While it’s never been easy to be a teenager, today’s youth is faced with a whole new set of challenges. One local organization, Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County, is dedicated to providing area teens with the knowledge and skills

Jax Kar Wash Hosts Fundraiser for We Care Manatee

Join Jax Kar Wash as they host a fundraiser for We Care Manatee during the week of October 4-10th!!! 💛 For that entire week, they will be donating a portion of all washes and Unlimited Club memberships sold, as well