On March 11, Manasota Elks Past Exalted Rulers held a fundraiser for Hooves with H.E.A.R.T. (Horse Education and Riding Therapy). Their mission is to provide support and hope to individuals with special needs through equine-assisted activities and riding. The lodge raised $2,405 for their programs.
Pictured at the donation presentation are (front row) Carol Sirianni, PDD; Pam McDowell, PER, president of Manasota PER Association; Danielle Curtis, president of Hooves with H.E.A.R.T.; and Doris Waddell, PDD. In the second row are Ken Davis, PDD; Jim Klocke, PER; and Dale Steinke, PER.