BRADENTON, Fla. – The Humane Society of Manatee hosted its 8th Annual Paws in Motion Walk-a-thon Saturday. The money raised went to the Humane Society to provide food, shelter and medical care for the hundreds of animals in need. A Humane Society representative, Samantha Dominis, said every animal that comes in has a cost expense of approximately $400. Dominis said the top raising individual of Saturday's Walk-a-thon received the Grand Prize of becoming the Spokes-Pet Person of the year for 2015.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – A fundraiser took place at Lakewood Ranch Polo Fields Saturday afternoon supporting breast cancer. The group called 'Bros4Bras' hosted the fundraiser which benefited the Center for Building Hope. The Center for Building Hope focuses on enhancing treatment for cancer survivors by focusing on emotional, psychological and educational aspects of life. Music, food and raffle games were enjoyed by many at the event all going back to benefit the cause.
OSPREY, Fla. - The Fairy House Festival started Friday and concluded Saturday afternoon at the historic Spanish Point in Osprey. Hundreds of people, young and old, enjoyed the fairy houses, music, the enchanted forest walks and the arts and crafts tents. The Spanish Point Outreach Coordinator, Jane Glennan, said “Our enchanted site is just so beautiful and so full of wonderful plants, Spanish moss, and beautiful pods. We were able to tuck the fairy houses all over our site and we could have people go out in the woods to find them, so it was really very special." Glennan said all generations joined the majestic fun of building fairy houses.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brittney Martin scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as fourth-seeded and 18th-ranked Oklahoma State pulled away late to beat Iowa State 67-57 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament on Saturday.