Bloomingdale

Scrapbooking Event For Youth And Missions At Local Church

Scrapbooking Event For Youth And Missions At Local Church

On Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5, join in for a weekend of creativity and fun benefiting 2014 youth activities and mission trips of Bay Life Church. Bring your own supplies to work on your paper crafting projects in a well-lit and fun atmosphere. Registration fee is tax deductible, and it includes scrapbook/crop space,(…)

Bloomingdale/FishHawk Business Column

Bloomingdale/FishHawk Business Column

  By Suzy Wiesenhart Snap Fitness Of FishHawk Hires T. J. Marvel SNAP Fitness of FishHawk has always offered personal training services to its members, but what is new and exciting is new employee, T. J. Marvel, who is not only a certified Personal Trainer by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), but is also(…)

Get Set For A Weekend Of Fun At The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

Get Set For A Weekend Of Fun At The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

  The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Winthrop Town Centre located at the intersection of Providence Rd. and Bloomingdale in Riverview. The festival will be held in Founders’ Park behind the Egg & I. The annual fine arts(…)

Julestarz Dancers To Perform At Halftime Show Of The Harlem Globetrotters

Julestarz Dancers To Perform At Halftime Show Of The Harlem Globetrotters

  For a second year, the dancers of Julestarz Academy for the Performing Arts (Julestarz) will perform during a halftime show at the Harlem Globetrotters’ game. The game will be held at the USF Sun Dome, located at 4202 E. Fowler Ave. in Tampa on Friday, March 7 at 7 p.m. Forty-two dancers will perform(…)

Brandon Ballet Announces Taylor Hardcastle As Scholarship Winner For 2014

Brandon Ballet Announces Taylor Hardcastle As Scholarship Winner For 2014

  The 2014 winner of the Richard Munro Memorial Scholarship is 15-year-old Valrico resident, Taylor Hardcastle, a ninth grade student at Newsome High School and Florida Virtual School. Hardcastle is a current student of Brandon Ballet’s Pre-Professional Training Program and a fourth year company dancer of Brandon Ballet. She has been with the Brandon Ballet(…)

The GFWC Brandon Service League Hosts 23rd Annual Very Special Arts Festival

The GFWC Brandon Service League Hosts 23rd Annual Very Special Arts Festival

  On Tuesday, February 18, the GFWC Brandon Service League (BSL) held its Annual Very Special Arts event at First Baptist Church of Brandon. This event gives pre-school aged, special needs children an opportunity to go on a fun field-day filled with arts and crafts and entertainment. The children are aided in their crafts and(…)

Bloomingdale Lacrosse Club Ready For Spring Season Competition

Bloomingdale Lacrosse Club Ready For Spring Season Competition

  After a year-long effort, the Bloomingdale Lacrosse Club, representing Bloomingdale High School students, will have a chance to prove its worth during the 2014 spring season. “As a parent of past and current high school lacrosse players, I am happy to give my time and effort so these students can have the ability to(…)

Newsome Celebrates Lacrosse Season, Wins District Title For Boys Soccer & LL Season

Newsome Celebrates Lacrosse Season, Wins District Title For Boys Soccer & LL Season

  Newsome High School Celebrates Inaugural Boys and Girls Varsity Lacrosse Season Sporting a full roster, the Newsome High School Varsity boys and girls lacrosse program was pleased to announce the start of its inaugural season last month. Formerly, Newsome Lacrosse Club, the team is now facing a competitive season loaded with talented opponents, and(…)

Local AARP Group Reaches Out To Seniors

Local AARP Group Reaches Out To Seniors

  AARP’s motto is “To serve and not to be served,” and they have been helping seniors since the organization’s inception in 1958. Over the years, it has grown and changed considerably in response to changes in society. The organization still remains true to its founding principles, which are to promote independence, dignity, and purpose(…)

FishHawk You Say When Yogurt Shoppe Under New, Familiar Management

FishHawk You Say When Yogurt Shoppe Under New, Familiar Management

  By Alicia Martin In the FishHawk Ranch plaza on the opposite end of Jake’s Wayback Burgers is the You Say When Yogurt Shoppe, now under new ownership and management. Mark Vandame, owner and Chris Scigliano, managing partner, are familiar names to the plaza as the duo currently own and manage Jake’s Wayback Burgers, respectively. Since(…)