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Brandon Eye Associates Adds New Office In Plant City

Brandon Eye Associates Adds New Office In Plant City

  By Libby Hopkins Brandon Eye Associates has been a part of the Brandon community for more than 29 years. The company thinks being a part of the community is paramount. The practice believes offering state-of-the-art care to patients, along with giving back to the community is its secret to longevity. It has always focused […]

Bloomingdale High School Ends Historic Athletic Season With College Signings

Bloomingdale High School Ends Historic Athletic Season With College Signings

  By Tamas Mondovics It is safe to say that the 2013-2014 athletic season will be remembered as one of the most successful at Bloomingdale High as the Bulls managed to post a number of winning programs as well as claim an impressive list of students that earned a chance to further their education at […]

Chapman And Associates Offers Additional Insurance Assistance In New Brandon Office

Chapman And Associates Offers Additional Insurance Assistance In New Brandon Office

  Staff Report Scott Chapman is an insurance agent who specializes in providing both life insurance and annuities for individuals, business owners, professionals, retirees and governmental employees.  “These are not your grandfather’s annuities or life insurance policies”, said Chapman. Insurance carriers have made drastic changes to contracts to keep up with the demands and needs […]

Highlights Of Upcoming 2014/15 Season

Highlights Of Upcoming 2014/15 Season

  By Henry Adams From Rachmaninoff to rock, Stravinsky to Star Wars, and Mozart to the Mambo Kings, The Florida Orchestra’s upcoming 2014/2015 season offers an exciting mix of concert series as well as a dazzling array of special concerts, including cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pop star Ben Folds and three “big screen” concert events with […]

Morning Glory Preschool Offers Summer Camp, After School Care

Morning Glory Preschool Offers Summer Camp, After School Care

  By Bonnie Mentel Morning Glory is a small preschool located in Riverview that offers both part-time (two days or three days) and full-day programs for children ages one and up. “One of our big strengths is our staff. We have a core staff that has been with us for a long time. They really […]

Cherry’s FishHawk Grand Opening Set For June 7

Cherry’s FishHawk Grand Opening Set For June 7

  By Nicole Heubusch Eat, Drink and be Cherry! This has been a popular motto in our community for years. Ever since the first Cherry’s opened in Ybor City in 1994, there has always been one around in the area. Cherry’s began to expand in 1996 and was a franchise in 2001. The FishHawk Cherry’s […]

FishHawk Creek, Lithia Springs Elementary Students Among Junior Deputy Essay Contest Winners

FishHawk Creek, Lithia Springs Elementary Students Among Junior Deputy Essay Contest Winners

  By Tamas Mondovics Area fifth grade students enjoyed the spotlight last month as the winners of the Hillsborough County Sheriff Junior Deputy Essay contest, among them Arianna Willson and Andrew Shaw, representing FishHawk Creek and Lithia Springs Elementary schools respectively.  Both students were selected from among an estimated 1,000 students that submitted their work […]

Career Transition Ministry Program Offers Free Help For Job Seekers

  By Kelly Legg There is a very well-kept secret at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Valrico. The great number of people who are unemployed, between jobs, recently graduated, or looking for a career change may want to consider its free program called Career Transition Ministry. This structured, Christian, faith-based program has been offering job […]

Local Couple Victims Of Hit And Run Crash, Suspects Sought

Local Couple Victims Of Hit And Run Crash, Suspects Sought

  By Tamas Mondovics Brandon area resident Connie Lindsay is considered a woman of valor demonstrating exemplary service in the Tampa Bay community by promoting the developmental and social needs of veterans that have fallen victim to homelessness. In 2006 Lindsay founded Liberty Manor for Veterans, which she runs with the support of her husband […]

100th Member Joins Valrico/FishHawk Chamber

100th Member Joins Valrico/FishHawk Chamber

  By Marie Gilmore The 100th member has just submitted its application for the Valrico/FishHawk Chamber helping the one-year-old organization to achieve its goal for 2014. Publix #878, in the Shoppes of Lithia, Manager Chris Gordon was excited to be the official 100th member of the Valrico/FishHawk Chamber of Commerce. “We are happy to be […]