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Publix donates $30,000 to Manatee County Habitat for Humanity

Publix donates $30,000 to Manatee County Habitat for Humanity

Bradenton, Florida -- Manatee County Habitat for Humanity received a huge grant for the construction of a home in Ellenton.

Publix Super Market Chartiies donated $30,000 for a home in the Hope Landing. When completed, the community will be home to 18 Habitat families.

Classic Car Show in Park Square, February 2014

Classic Car Show in Park Square, February 2014

Lithia, FL -- Rev those engines, it's almost time for the Classic Car Show!  The festivities will be held at Park Square, February 22nd, 11:00am - 2:00pm.

Market Day returns to Lithia's Park Square

Market Day returns to Lithia's Park Square

Lithia, FL -- Market Day returns to Park Square!  Shop over 40 vendors January 5th from 9:00am to 2:00pm.  This event is free!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast receives $1,000 grant

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast receives $1,000 grant

Venice, Florida - Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast gets a big grant to support a one-to-one mentoring program for children facing adversity.

MetLife Foundation awarded Volunteer Ventures $1,000 grant. It was proposed by Brad Ohmes, a MetLife employee who volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. He's been a volunteer for three years to 14-year-old Jack Ethier.

The Volunteer Ventures program encourages and supports employee involvement at the local level in nonprofit organizations that work to improve the quality of life for everyone.

Mixon Fruit Farms celebrates 75 years

Mixon Fruit Farms celebrates 75 years

Bradenton, Fl. - Mixon Fruit Farms celebrates 75 years! It will mark the grand occasion with a a special luncheon.

Mixon Fruit Farms started in 1939 with a little roadside fruit stand with Rosa and Willie Mixon and their six children. over the years, it's grown to 350 acres. Now, as the family celebrates 75 years, there is only 50 acres of citrus. Still, it's one of the state's leading Gift Fruit Shippers. 

130,000 pounds of food donated for "Stuff the Bus" campaign

130,000 pounds of food donated for "Stuff the Bus" campaign

Bradenton, Fl. - People in need this holiday season will not go hungry, thanks to the generous community. More than 130,000 pounds of food was collected for the 5th annual "Stuff the Bus" campaign for The Food Bank of Manatee.

Trails will light up for 5th Annual Winter Luminary Walk

Trails will light up for 5th Annual Winter Luminary Walk

Bradenton, Fl. - Trails will be lit up for an evening full of music and history for the 5th Annual Winter Luminary Walk.

On December 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00, De Soto Memorial will light its trails with thousands of holiday luminaries. Along the trails, there will be historical re-enactors to tell stories of how the Spanish and Native American cultures celebrated the Winter season.