Category Archives: Local Bradenton/Sarasota Area

Take a Trip to Mixon

Get the real Florida experience at Mixon Fruit Farms by trying homegrown oranges and petting an alligator. There’s lots to do from sampling sweet treats, learning all about orange juice and meeting even more exotic wildlife. Shop around Mixon Market Take a stroll around the indoor market and sample fresh fruits and juices made on…
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Local Lookouts: Great Spots for Visitors in Manatee and Sarasota Counties

As family and friends come down for the holidays, take your visitors to the best places that display Florida's beauty. Snooty: Oldest Living Manatee Get into the Florida spirit by visiting the state’s top marine mammal and Manatee County’s namesake: the manatee. At the South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton, you can visit the world’s oldest…
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The Best Programs for Seniors in Manatee County

Getting active, attending recreational classes, and maintaining good health are some great ways to be active in the Manatee County community. Luckily we have some great programs that offer all those fun activities and more. Senior Advantage Program of Manatee Healthcare System Hosted by Manatee Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, this membership offers…
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How to Help out with Meals on Wheels Plus

For over 40 years, Meals on Wheels Plus has been providing our local senior and disabled community with hot nutritious meals and have extended their program to include community events, a fitness center and fun activity-based classes for seniors. Volunteer Engagement Manager, Wanda Read-Burke, has discussed with us some of the programs and volunteer opportunities…
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