About Marie Gilmore

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Marie is the Managing Editor at the Osprey Observer. She covers news, transportation, education and likes to make a positive impact on the community. A member of Brandon South Rotary, FANG, and all local chambers, she likes to be 'in the know'!

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Chick-fil-A Brandon Owners Host Military, Foster Families For Fun Day At Camp Cristina

Chick-fil-A Brandon Owners Host Military, Foster Families For Fun Day At Camp Cristina

  By Marie Gilmore Due to their generosity during a recent “Buy A Sandwich, Donate A Meal” promotion, two area Chick-fil-A locations were able to host a huge family-fun event for military and foster families at YMCA Camp Cristina. The event, sponsored by Chick-fil-A Lake Brandon Village and Chick-fil-A Westfield Brandon Mall, both owned by(…)

Wedding Dress Collection Includes WWII Parachute Dress

Wedding Dress Collection Includes WWII Parachute Dress

  By Marie Gilmore It has been 10 years since Valrico resident Leigh Anne Brown helped Bell Shoals host a  vow renewal ceremony on Valentine’s Day. The event was so successful that many wanted to attend to wish the couples well that space became an issue at the church. More than 2,500 RSVP’d for a(…)

Kickstarter Project Successful In Making Unique Ice Cream Concept Mobile

Kickstarter Project Successful In Making Unique Ice Cream Concept Mobile

  By Marie Gilmore The Revolution Ice Cream Co. has never been your typical ice cream parlor. Opening last spring in Brandon, the unique concept teases your taste buds with new flavors, a cozy atmosphere and a great new concept in ice cream. Owned by husband and wife team and Bloomingdale residents, Bill and Leslee(…)

Kickstarter Project Will Put Unique Ice Cream Concept On The Road

Kickstarter Project Will Put Unique Ice Cream Concept On The Road

  The Revolution Ice Cream Co. has never been your typical ice cream parlor. Opening last Spring in Brandon, the unique concept teases your taste buds with new flavors, a cozy atmosphere and a great new concept in ice cream. Owned by husband and wife team and Bloomingdale residents, Bill and Leslee Workman, The Revolution(…)

Family-Owned Angel Nails & Spa Opens To Serve FishHawk Ranch

Family-Owned Angel Nails & Spa Opens To Serve FishHawk Ranch

Angel and Tom Nguyen have been married for almost 10 years and the young couple hopes to start a family some day. But first, they want to get their new FishHawk business, Angel Nails & Spa, located right on FishHawk Blvd., just a few doors down from FishHawk Pizza, off the ground. The couple is(…)

Park Square Welcomes New Restaurant 2K & Company Tap & Table

Park Square Welcomes New Restaurant 2K & Company Tap & Table

As of Tuesday, December 10, 2013 we were made aware this restaurant has closed pending conformation from the owners.  By Marie Gilmore Kevin and Kim Fulcher are no strangers to restaurant ownership; the couple just hasn’t been the face of a restaurant, until now. They were the financial partners of the Park Square Bistro that(…)

Les Mills Classes Just $1 at RobZFitness

Les Mills Classes Just $1 at RobZFitness

By Marie Gilmore RobZFitness group training/aerobics facility located in the Stein Mart anchored Lithia Crossing Shopping plaza offers 3,200 sq. ft. of group fitness space. For the month of December, RobZFitness Aerobic Studio is offering an introductory special for new aerobic members only. Join for three months for the price of $1 for the month(…)

Alaska: Trip Of A Lifetime, Glaciers, Bears, Salmon, Sights

Alaska: Trip Of A Lifetime, Glaciers, Bears, Salmon, Sights

By Marie Gilmore Princess Cruise Land/Cruise Package Way To Go When planning this year’s 17th Wedding Anniversary trip of a lifetime and researching the best way to maximize a dream Alaska trip, Princess Cruise Lines Land/Cruise tour was the best way to go. Our tour started in Fairbanks. We were picked up by Princess Cruise line(…)

Disney Hosts Family-Friendly Holiday Events At Multiple Parks

Disney Hosts Family-Friendly Holiday Events At Multiple Parks

By Marie Gilmore Getting into the holiday season is easy in our house. We sit around the calendar and plan our annual family trips to Walt Disney World to get into the holiday spirit. First stop has to be Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom. Pick one of the 19 scheduled nights(…)

FANG Networking Group Expands With Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Merger

FANG Networking Group Expands With Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Merger

By Marie Gilmore After 11 years, seven scholarships, 10 Back-to-School festivals and hundreds of meetings and members, the FishHawk Area Networking Group has merged with the one-year-old Valrico/FishHawk Chamber to create a stronger business organization in the community. “FANG has been a wonderful group,” described founder and coordinator Marie Gilmore, managing editor of Osprey Observer(…)