Ryan Bremner

Community Baby Shower

Manatee Community Baby Shower

Manatee Community Baby Shower Pregnant women and families with babies up to one-year-old in Manatee County are invited to join us for a FREE morning of fun, education, and prizes! Explore Local Resources Enjoy Refreshments Receive Safe Sleep, Nutrition & Breastfeeding Information Win Prizes & Much MORE!   Saturday, April 6, 2019 10:00am-12:00pm The Boys […]

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Neko, Samantha and Peyton

Neko (light blue) plays with his friend Peyton’s sister, Samantha (red), at Soar in 4. Peyton and Neko both attended Soar in 4 as incoming VPK students in Ballard’s classroom at the South Florida Museum and have continued their friendship as kindergarten students at Ballard. The families play together at least once a month at […]

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Leanna and Madison

Leanna and Madison who attended Soar in 4 for the first time at The Ringling in January decided to attend the monthly Soar in 4 nights downtown. Mom expressed that the family enjoyed the two opportunities so much that they plan to attend monthly. Mom shared her appreciation for the ways the School District and […]

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Jadah Hodge

Rogers Garden Bullock pre-kindergarten teacher, Jadah Hodge, is beloved by this family who has attended Soar in 4 three times.  Adamaris (VPK) and Luis (1stgrade) like to end the night building with legos and learning about structures. Adamaris talks about her ReadingPal, another Soar in 4 initiative lead by the United Way Suncoast, and shares […]

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Wyatt and Mom Return!

Wyatt , a kindergarten student at Blackburn, and his mom first visited “Soar in 4” in October.  Wyatt fell in love with the musical instruments and mom hoped that Soar in 4 would help Wyatt be less shy. In January, we found Wyatt crawling across the carpet with his new friends from Soar in 4. […]

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Isabella and Michael

Isabella and Michael have been attending Soar in 4 for two years with their grandmother who is their full-time guardian. These Sea Breeze students continue to return to South Florida Museum to check on the manatees and engage in the new activities. Storytelling has been a pivotal part of Michael’s growth and ability to thrive. […]

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Samantha and Payton

Allison brings Samantha (3) and Peyton (5) who attend Ballard Elementary to each Soar in 4 night. The family has been attending since the summer of 2017.  They always find something new to learn and opportunities to grow. They have built a social network through Soar in 4; Peyton connects with friend after friend throughout […]

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Austin and Asher

Twins (Austin in blue, Asher in orange) light up with joy as they discover new aspects of the South Florida Museum and draw on the Soar in 4 community artwork. Austin is very detailed and loves drawing and art; they have been attending every Soar in 4 since September.

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