Jenna Hernandez – Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Key Club is getting into the holiday spirit by giving back with upcoming events –
- All Faith’s Food Bank Sorting – 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Dec. 8, 8171 Blaikie Ct, Sarasota. Volunteers will sort different canned goods and separating expired and pre-opened items.
- Making Blankets – 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Dec. 9, Our Lady of the Angels, 12905 State Rd 70, Lakewood Ranch. Members will make blankets or gathering and sorting the supplies.
- Literacy Night at Gullet Elementary 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m., Dec 13, Gullett Elementary, 12125 44th Ave, Bradenton. Volunteers will help run activities, serve food, and clean up after the event.
- Holidays around the Ranch- 3 p.m.- 10 p.m., Dec. 14, Main Street 8100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton. Volunteers will help set up and take down booths as well as help run activities in the kids zone, and guide cars in the parking lot.
- Night Before Christmas – 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 15, GT Bray Park, 5502 33rd Ave Dr, Bradenton. Volunteers will help with setting up, face painting, bounce houses, snow machines, wagon rides, clean up, and other activities.
- Jingle Run – 3 p.m.- 10 p.m., Dec. 15, Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota. Help give out water to runners, set up booths, and give a hand with anything else that may need help throughout the day.
- Soar in 4 Night Central Library – 5 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., Dec. 19, Manatee County Public Library, 1301 1st Ave, Bradenton. Everyone volunteering will be helping in the game areas plus selecting and passing out books to read.
- Sour in 4 Night Art Center – 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Dec. 19, Art Center Manatee, 209 9th St, Bradenton. Volunteers will be helping in the game areas and passing out books to read.
- The Jingle 5K Run – 3 p.m.- 10 p.m., Dec. 21, Main Street 8100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton. Help with runner check-in, pass out food and water, and help with post-run activities.
Mustangs who want more information on Key Club events can attend one of the meetings, scheduled for every other Tuesday in room 509. Students can also visit the LRHS Key Club Website, contact the Key Club President Gabrielle Carroll, or text (941)840-2849.