EGGstravaganza was a hoppin’ good time!

Spring time calls for many things… for us, it’s an enormous egg hunt – and this year was no exception! We had a great turn out, with more egg hunters than expected! We’re glad to see the community grow and attending our events. Taking place at Greenbrook Park in Lakewood Ranch, the field was covered…

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Tribute to Heroes Parade – join in the parade!

We’re getting close to the Annual Tribute to Heroes parade, and we want YOU to be a part of it! Submit your company, school, not for profit organization, club, neighborhood, or veterans group to be in our parade procession down Lakewood Main Street. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, or to be a participant in…

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We were all Irish at the 8th Annual Irish Celtic Festival

Each year, we celebrate the Irish way at our annual Irish Celtic Festival – and this year was definitely no exception. We kicked off the St. Patrick’s Days festivities a week early at Greenbrook Park in Lakewood Ranch. Filled with fun activities, great food, and more – it was a blast for all ages. Tons…

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The week after Hurricane Irma in LWR

As I sit in the office this beautiful Monday morning, I find myself reflecting on what a whirlwind (pun intended) the past 10 days has been for our community, and Florida as a whole. From not knowing where exactly the storm would hit, to the concern we all have for our families, businesses, friends, and…

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We need your feedback!

The Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Corporation was formed to enrich Lakewood Ranch by fostering a sense of community and friendships through memorable events and social clubs. Today, we need your help!   We would like to get some information about your interest in different events and activities in the area. If you could spare a…

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Special BJs Wholesale Club Membership offer for LWR residents

You’ve asked, and we’ve delivered! Just for being a Lakewood Ranch resident, BJs is offering a discount on their membership packages. Download this form below and submit via the address provided to secure your discounted rate! BJs Membership for LWR Community Activities

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Tribute to Heroes Parade Recap

Thousands lined Lakewood Main Street to honor Veterans By Keith Pandeloglou Director of LWRCAC In taking lead of this parade for the first time, I’ll have to admit. I didn’t know what to expect. Luckily for me, we have a strong and passionate committee made up of community leaders, our beneficiaries, board members, and valued…

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Parade Beneficiary Spotlight: Braden River VFW 12055

Today we feature the Braden River VFW. Post 12055 has been a longtime supporter of the Tribute to Heroes Parade, and helps us with coordinating local veterans to be part of the parade festivities. Many people think the VFW is a beer drinking club for war veterans. Braden River Post 12055 is out to change…

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Parade Beneficiary Spotlight – Manasota Operation Troop Support

Today we highlight MOTS, the Manasota Operation Troop Support. They are a non profit organization serving military Troops deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait with ties to Manatee and Sarasota County and their families. MOTS has been a participant in the Annual Tribute to Heroes Parade for years. They always take part in the planning…

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Parade Beneficiary Spotlight: Denis V. Cooper Foundation – Wishes for Heroes

As part of putting on our Annual Tribute to Heroes Parade, we partner with local Veterans Not-for-Profit organizations, and the proceeds from the event are distributed between them. This year, there were many qualified organizations that were considered to be our beneficiaries. In the end, the committee chose 3 organizations who do so much for…

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