Welcome to the Manatee County

Gator Club!


A Club for friends, family, and alumni of

the Gator Nation!


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Congratulations to our 2015 Manatee County Gator Club Scholarship Winners!

Cara Bristow - Manatee High School

Joseph Schneider - St. Stephens Episcopal School

Noah Williams - Palmetto High School

Kate Konieczy - Lakewood Ranch High School

Kaitlyn Evans - Southeast High School

Mario Ramos - Manatee High School

Isabella Fernandez - Southeast High School

Katie Wray - Lakewood Ranch High School

A special thank you goes out to all of the future Gators who applied for the scholarship. You made this year’s decision incredibly hard.

We wish all of you luck as you enter the

University of Florida!


Come Join Us For An Evening With

Dr. Elaine Turner, Ph.D

Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

University of Florida

Come listen to Dr. Elaine Turner speak about the ever evolving field of agriculture. Dr. Turner will address issues and ideas specifically related to the Manatee and Sarasota areas.
Where: Gold Coast Eagle Distributing
7051 Wireless Court
Sarasota, FL 34240
When: Wednesday, June 3rd at 6 p.m.
Cost: Free! Come and enjoy appetizers and Gold Coast’s finest beverages free of charge.
Seats are limited, so make sure to RSVP soon!
For more information and to RSVP for this
event, please email jackiepelmore@gmail.com, call (941) 962-0231
*Dr. Elaine Turner is Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida where she provides leadership for academic programs across the 16 departments and schools that comprise UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
*Dr. Turner has a strong commitment to promoting excellence in teaching and academic advising and holds a faculty appointment in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.
*Dr. Turner has been recognized by the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences as both Undergraduate Teacher of the Year (2000-2001) and Undergraduate Advisor of the Year (2002-2003) and was named one of two UF Honors Professors of the Year in 2003.





Thank you to all who volunteered, donated or shopped at the Swamp Sale this weekend! The event was a huge success and we were able to raise enough money to fund an additional scholarship for this year's graduating class.

Way to go Manatee County Gator Nation! 




Congratulations to this quarter's Gator Greats, Caleb and Michele Grimes! Thank you both for serving our community throughout the years and being a shining example of the Gator Nation! 

Click here for the feature article on this great gator couple.




Thank you to everyone who attended our


AUGUST 17th at The Sandbar Restaurant

Good Luck to our newest Gators!

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2013 Gator Kick Off Party Photos