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School briefs: Events for Haiti

LAKEWOOD RANCH — A “Walk for Haiti” is set for Saturday at the Lakewood Ranch High football field.

The walk, open to the public, begins at 9:45 a.m.

Individuals are asked to bring donations for the American Red Cross for relief efforts for Haiti.

The public can then join students and staff as they walk the 2-mile cross country course.

For more information, call (941) 741-3344, ext. 2013.

MTI plans fundraisers to help Haitians

BRADENTON — Haitian students who attend Manatee Technical Institute will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 29 at the main campus on the corner of 57th Avenue West and 34th Street.

Also, students and teachers in MTI’s Culinary Arts program will hold a canned food drive.

For more information, call (941) 751-7900, ext. 2095

— Herald staff reports