Community Events, Main Street Events
Take Stock in Children of Manatee County will host its 8th Annual Take Stock 10k/5k/Fun Run, Sunday, March 5, 2017. Runners will start and finish on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch. Both the 10k and 5k are scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. and the Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m. Post Race party with food, entertainment, raffles, age group awards and kids activities immediately following the race.
Take Stock in Children is a non-profit organization that helps deserving children achieve academic and personal success by providing mentoring programs and college scholarships. The Florida Pre-Paid College Foundation matches the money we raise dollar-for-dollar, thus creating opportunity for young people who have shown their desire and commitment to attend college by maintaining a 2.5 or higher grade point average and remaining drug and crime-free