Registration underway for Water School 2014
MANATEE -- Water School 2014 is set for May 29-30 at Rogers Auditorium at the Manatee County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St. W., Palmetto.
This two-day event provides an in-depth look at the issues facing one of Manatee County's most precious natural resources.
Day One includes an array of speakers on a variety of water-related topics such as:
Water supply: Past and present
Water quality issues: Perspectives
Public perception of water issues
Effects of future development
Policy maker perspective
Public policy and civic engagement.
Day Two includes a guided tour of Manatee County water resources and a firsthand look at issues talked about on Day One.
The fee is $40, which covers two lunches and all refreshments. The program is presented by University of Florida/IFAS Manatee County Extension.
Register online at water-school-2014.eventbrite.com.
Information: Samantha Kennedy at 941-722-4524.
Myakka City Foundation plans celebrity bartender event
LAKEWOOD RANCH -- The Myakka City Foundation is hosting a celebrity bartender event from 6-9 p.m. May 22 at the Lakewood Ranch Polo Grill.
Cory Hildreth and Duane Allison of One Night Rodeo will serve as celebrity bartenders.
An autographed One Night Rodeo guitar and a custom cut side of beef will be raffled. There will also be some silent auction items, including four tickets to SeaWorld Orlando.
-- Herald staff reports