MTC students to help children & seniors

Manatee Technical College student service-to-the-community activities this month:
Friday, December 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, MTC Smart Smiles Project–MTC Dental Assisting students and volunteer dentists and hygienists will provide dental care to over 40 underprivileged Manatee District elementary school children at MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Medical/Dental Building. Bonus: the hygienists are graduates of the MTC Dental Assisting program.
Friday, December 15, from 1-2 p.m., about 40 MTC Nursing and Medical Assisting students dressed in holiday sweaters will sing holiday songs and distribute gifts to about 100 residents of Bay Vue Nursing and Rehab Center, 105 15th St. E., Bradenton. They will also bring homemade holiday cookies to the staff.