Business Column: Bloomingdale/FishHawk March 2016

By Sandy Meyer

Angeloni Tax Advisory Group Inc. Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

In January, Angeloni Tax Advisory Group Inc. hosted a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) ribbon cutting ceremony. Howie Angeloni and Tony Geraci along with Ginger and Marilyn are happy to be part of the GRCC family and look forward to helping fellow members with their tax situations. Thanks to their flexible hours, you can stop by their office at a time that’s convenient for you and request a free initial consultation.
Angeloni Tax Advisory Group Inc. is located at 11932 Balm Riverview Rd. Visit www.riverviewfinancialplanning.com or call 628-8008.

Canine Cabana Celebrates the Grammy Awards

Last month, Canine Cabana hosted its second annual Grammy Awards to celebrate their best dressed pooches. Many of its frequent guests were nominated for a variety of categories, ranging from “Cutest Ears” to “Best Belly Rub Initiator.” Dog owners had the option to vote for the nominees and each one of their guests got to experience a slice of Hollywood glam as they got their picture taken on the red carpet donned in their best dapper attire. Once the winners were tallied up, they each received an award certificate. Each pup participating in the Canine Cabana Grammy Awards also got their “pawprint of fame” stamped for their parents to take home. Canine Cabana is a premium pet lodging facility offering overnight accommodations, doggie daycare, and training. It is located at 9708 Carr Rd. in Riverview. Call 672-9663 or visit caninecabana.biz.

Intentional Growth Strategies Offers Seminars

Intentional Growth Strategies is committed to fostering relationships that inspire, encourage and change the world. This community will grow into an affordable co-working space where work-from-home individuals can find a place to do work outside of their home office, and feel more productive and inspired. Register for Discover Your God-Given Identity, Destiny & Purpose Seminar on Thursday, March 17 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Spring into Success with Jack Canfield is a six week class that begins Monday, March 7 at 8:30 a.m. The Success Principles will teach you how to increase your confidence, tackle daily challenges, live with passion and purpose, and realize all your ambitions. Secure your space for $200. Price includes book and course materials, as well as coffee, tea, and light refreshments at each meeting.

Register for events at www.igscommunity.com or call Shannon Carlton at 924-4679. Classes will be held at 137 S. Parsons Ave. in Brandon.

TNT Termite and Pest Control Celebrates Five Years

TNT Termite and Pest Control is celebrating its five year anniversary. With 20 years experience in the industry, it would be hard to match the experience, knowledge and service of TNT Termite and Pest Control. Owners Ed and Bonnie Tekampe chose Valrico when they relocated from Wisconsin almost 20 years ago and have never regretted the decision. Call 716-9196 or visit www.tnttermiteandpestcontrol.com.

Newland Communities Welcomes Pulte Homes to FishHawk Ranch

Newland Communities is pleased to introduce Pulte Homes to its lineup of award-winning builders in FishHawk Ranch. Pulte Homes, one the country’s largest homebuilders, will offer consumer-inspired home designs within FishHawk Ranch’s master-planned community. Two model homes will be unveiled in the community in early 2016. Pulte Homes will offer 98 homesites featuring five different one and two-story home designs, with rear entry garages. The homes will range from 1,980 – 3,053 sq.-ft. and be featured in the Central Park neighborhood of FishHawk Ranch, located in the final phase of new homes in the master-planned community. Visit www.fishhawkranch.com.

Puppy Palace Opening in April

The newest Puppy Palace location is set to open in April at 802. E. Lumsden Rd.in Brandon. Owner George Conda will offer doggie daycare, boarding and grooming. Dogs will have the opportunity to play outside, swim and be with other dog friends. Puppy Palace will also groom the dogs to look their best. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit www.tampapuppypalace.com or email Stephen@tampa puppypalace.com.

Live & Learn Pharmacy Partners with Cell Phones For Soldiers

Live & Learn Compounding Pharmacy and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers are asking residents to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones. Although the military landscape is ever changing, as many as 200,000 troops are serving in the United States military overseas around the world. By donating to Cell Phones For Soldiers, Tampa residents can provide a lifeline for America’s bravest. Residents can donate their phones and/or tablets at Live & Learn Compounding Pharmacy located at 13224 Boyette Rd. in Riverview. Business hours for drop-offs are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Live & Learn has shipped over 30 pounds of cell phones and tablets since becoming a collection site. Visit www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com and www.liveandlearnsupplements.com.

Foran Team Returns to Signature Realty

The Foran Team, who have been realtors for 16 years, currently consists of Jim, his Wife, Alis and their assistant of 10 years, Laura Camp. They will be returning to Signature Realty after an eight year absence. The team has missed that hometown feeling and personal attention that Signature Realty offers. The Foran Team hopes to grow their team this year by adding two Buyer’s Agents. They look forward to continuing to serve the community with your buying and selling needs. Call 220-7282 or visit www.buying andselling pros.com.

What’s in Store? Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

What’s in Store? the consignment store is celebrating its eighth anniversary. An anniversary celebration is scheduled for Wednesday, March 9 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and will include raffles, discounts and refreshments. Earn raffle tickets by bringing in toiletry items for Family Promise. Every three items earns a free raffle ticket. What’s in Store? will not be accepting drop offs on this day. Call 643-7393.

Valrico Bakery Offers a Tasty Treats

Petite Madelyn’s Bakery is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction and will do everything they can to meet your expectations. Owner Megan Malin and her husband do the baking together. It is open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m.–7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Visit www.petitemadelynsbakery.com, call 681-CAKE (2253) or email petitemadelynsbakery@gmail.com. It is located at 1017 E. Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico.

Valrico Dance Group Performs at Hawthorne Retirement Community

Most children spent their day off of school at the state fair. The performers from Academy of Dance Dynamics spent their day sharing the love of the arts with the Hawthorne Retirement Community in Brandon. The group ages range from 7 to 16 years old with multiple levels of dance training. They performed Lyrical, Broadway, Jazz, and Hip Hop. The residents graciously applauded their high energy and passion for dance. At the closing of the show the performers shared homemade gifts and cookies with the residents. Academy of Dance Dynamics is located at 4383 Lynx Paw Trail in Valrico. Call 655-8277.

Salons by JC Holds Grand Opening

Salons by JC held its Grand Opening ribbon cutting in January. Salons by JC hosted over 100 people who came out to show their support. Salons by JC will host the most driven and talented beauty and wellness specialists in the area and let them run their business their way. Clients can enjoy a variety of beauty and wellness services inside its beautiful and modern salon suites, customized to their specialist’s needs. Services offered include hair styling, hair coloring, hair extensions, eyebrow extensions, eyebrow threading, permanent make-up, massage, facials, make-up, weight loss and more. The salon totals over 6,500 sq. ft. with 36 fully fitted suites. It is located at 3448 Lithia Pinecrest Rd. in Valrico. Visit www.salons byjc.com or call 569-0103.

i9 Sports Corporation Sells Company to Employees

Frank Fiume, founder and chairman of i9 Sports , the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise, announced he fulfilled a life-long dream by selling his company to his employees. Fiume, a FishHawk resident, believes this is a way to reward employees and instill pride and ownership in the company’s success. An Employee Stock Ownership Plan is designed as a retirement benefit for employee owners linking them to the long term success of the company. Over time, employees are granted shares in the company at no cost to them. Under the plan, which is in addition to regular benefits at i9 Sports Corporation, all eligible company employees with 1,000 hours or more per year will automatically participate in the plan.Visit www.i9sports.com.

The Landing Bar & Grill Hosts Upcoming Events

The Landing Bar & Grill, located at 4351 Lynx Paw Tr. in Valrico in the River Hills Plaza, will be hosting Newsome Band and Colorguard’s “Hop Into Spring Festival,” featuring breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 12, 8-10:30 a.m. This promises to be a fun family event with Spring-themed games and activities for children, for a small donation. Breakfast tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased by e-mailing kim.cutler5@verizon.net.

Also join The Landing Bar & Grill on Thursday, March 17 for Valrico’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Doors open at 12 Noon for lunch. Enjoy traditional Irish fare, green beer and live entertainment. No cover charge. Call 653-0002 or visit TheLandingValrico.com.

FishHawk Barbershop Welcomes New Stylists

FishHawk Barbershop, located at 13456 Boyette Rd. in the RiverSprings Plaza, is pleased to welcome its newest team member, Kimberly Kerr, a stylist who brings over 13 years experience specializing in men’s haircuts. Kerr prides herself in giving her clients a style that goes above and beyond what they expect because she realizes the importance of putting the customer’s needs first. Bonnie Kimes, owner of FishHawk Barbershop, is also pleased to remind customers of another experienced member of her staff, Gio Rodriguez, who brings unique experience in men’s ethnic hair cuts, hot shaves and detailed beard trims. As such, Rodriguez constantly receives praise and positive feedback from his customers. FishHawk Barbershop is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Online appointments available at www.fishhawkbarbershop.com or call 684-8445.