Center Place Lights Christmas Tree For 28th Year With Free Family Event

By Kathy L. Collins Start your holiday season by attending one of the festive, holiday themed activities at Center Place in Brandon this December. Dawn Galia, Executive Director of Center Place said, “All of our holiday events make you feel warm and fuzzy!” The first event is the 2nd Annual Holiday Tea set for Sunday,(…)

Consumers Caution Urged For High Pressure Tactics, Return Hassles With Mattress Sales

By Tamas Mondovics While violent scams are making headlines, the Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency hopes to increase consumer awareness ahead of the upcoming holiday season and to help prevent crime as well as make wise purchasing decisions, including the purchase of a new mattress. In a recent newsletter, the agency focused its attention on(…)

Snap Fitness Offers Holiday Tips To Avoid The ‘Gain’, Plus 7 Days Free

Staff Report The holiday season is just around the corner, and for many of us that means plenty of food and family get-togethers. However, if you’re not careful it can also mean packing on a few unwanted pounds. But, follow these three steps to avoid the ‘gain’! Step One: Stay Physically Active “Holidays are about(…)


By NITISH S. RELE Probably one of the most under-rated midsize SUVs on the market is the Dodge Journey, which is 7 inches shorter and 700 pounds lighter than the Durango. Seating up to seven passengers, it is available as a front-wheel or all-wheel drive and in two trims: 2.4-liter inline-4 cylinder engine (173(…)

Press Releases For November 2012

Compiled By Michelle Colesanti, Wi-Fi Access Now Available At Selected Hillsborough County Recreation Centers Hillsborough County Park, Recreation and Conservation is excited to announce that Wi-Fi service is now available at 12 recreation centers. This Wi-Fi service is available from 7 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week, and is part of Hillsborough County’s(…)


Opens Thursday, November 8 for a limited engagement   St. Petersburg, FL – November 2, 2012 – The first visible sign of the arrival of the one and only Cirque du Soleil and its big top touring show KOOZA in St. Petersburg is the raising of the white Big Top and the set-up of the(…)

Press Releases : Holiday Shopping, Shoppers’ Paradise, Fashion Show, Holiday Concert & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, Seeking Vendors For Holiday Bazaar Brandon Christian Church, located at 910 Bryan Rd. in Brandon, is seeking vendors of hand-crafted items for its fifth annual Holiday Craft Bazaar. The bazaar will be held on Saturday, December 1, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Both inside and outside vendor booths are available. To(…)

Discover Savannah, GA

For more information, contact Kelly Bryant at 813-481-7902 (office) or 404-434-1084 (cell) Savannah, Georgia is one of the most beloved cities to visit in the south. Just a short five hour drive from Tampa, Savannah is a city full of history, great food, and good old-fashioned southern hospitality. One of the best ways to get(…)

Crazy For Pumpkin During The Holidays

By Libby Hopkins Everyone has some form of a food addiction. Some may be addicted to pizza, while others are addicted ice cream. Me, I’m addicted to pumpkin. As soon as fall sets in, I begin my quest for all things pumpkin. If there is pumpkin in it or on it, I’m going to eat(…)

Learn To Play A Musical Instrument Or Sing At Creative Music Ability

By Kathy L Collins If you or your child is interested in learning to play an instrument, then give Creative Music Ability and Linda Cassell-Lalonde a try. Creative Music Ability is located at 310 Taxter Run Lane in Valrico. Lalonde was instrumental in starting a Suzuki String and Piano program at the Hoyt Fine Arts(…)