Manatee School District sets 'Soup with the Supe' for Oct. 27

'Soup with Supe' set Oct. 27

BRADENTON -- Superintendent Rick Mills will host a light lunch and conversation at "Soup with the Supe!" at noon Monday, Oct. 27, at The Riverhouse Reef & Grill, 995 Riverside Drive, Palmetto.

Mills will discuss district issues before a question-and-answer session. Seating is limited. Guests are asked to make a reservation.

RSVP: Call Linda Lambert at 941-708-8770, ext. 2225, or email

SCF schedules Nov. 8 diabetes fundraiser

BRADENTON -- State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, will hold its first American Diabetes Association Community 5K/1-Mile Walk starting with registration at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.

The event is free and open to the public. The first 100 walkers to sign up receive a T-shirt.

At 9 a.m., an opening ceremony at the performance pavilion will feature a welcome from SCF President Carol Probstfeld and a warmup presentation by a New Balance representative. The walk will begin at the SCF Collegiate School, building 19.

Information: Go to to register or call 941-752-5393.

-- Herald staff report