MANATEE -- We Care Manatee is raising funds to provide free specialty and primary medical care to low-income, uninsured residents of the county.
Fundraising continues until July 31.
Through We Care Manatee’s initiative, the funds raised will help provide orthopedic and neurosurgical patients with walkers, crutches and collars needed after surgery.
We Care Manatee, through the Gulf Coast Gives initiative of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, provides free specialized health care to an average of 1,000 people a year.
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Anyone interested in donating should visit: gulfcoast gives.org/projects/269.
Every pledge is tax deductible.
Marauders have Lakewood Ranch night
MANATEE -- It’s Lakewood Ranch Residents Night at the Marauders baseball game Sunday. Gates open at McKechnie Field at 5:30 p.m. and the game starts at 6:30.
There will be a patriotic jersey auction. Winning bidders take the jersey right off the player’s back.
After the game, there will be a fireworks show.
Stacy Morgan at Pirate City said she can take ticket orders until 3 p.m. Saturday.
Game tickets, prepaid, are $5. Group hat prices are $5, and food vouchers are $7.
For more information or tickets, call Stacy at (941) 747-3031, ext. 4365.
Amish Cook columnist to have book signing
MANATEE -- Amish Cook Lovina Eicher is coming to Bradenton for a book signing. The event isTuesday at Miller’s Dutch Kitchen, 3401 14th St. W., Bradenton.
The schedule is:
n 10:30 a.m.: short talk by Kevin Williams; 10:45 a.m. book signing by Lovina
n 6:30 p.m.: short talk by Kevin Williams, 6:45 p.m. book signing by Lovina
Eicher’s cookbooks will also be available for purchase.
-- Herald staff reports