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MOSI Is Home To Hillsborough County’s Newest Public Art Installation

MOSI Is Home To Hillsborough County’s Newest Public Art Installation

Make sure you take some time to check out the “Fructose Molecule” sculpture at MOSI. This fantastic piece of art is made possible by Hillsborough County’s Public Art Ordinance. The program is designed to enhance the contemporary cultural character and aesthetic vitality of the community. The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) is the newest(…)

Local Band Takes Show On The Road

Local Band Takes Show On The Road

Merchandise is a band with tours scheduled for the U.S. Canada and Europe. The band has a bright future ahead, and in the member’s journey of self expression, they will no doubt make the Tampa Bay area proud. By Mark Wright Merchandise, a band that has roots all over the Tampa Bay Area, is going(…)

Bloomingdale Grad Earns Wings And Trains To Become Hurricane Hunter

Bloomingdale Grad Earns Wings And Trains To Become Hurricane Hunter

Captain Bonnie Devon Meister in front of a T-38C Talon, a fighter trainer aircraft, in Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. By Alicia Squillante As the only female in her graduating class, captain Bonnie Devon Meister recently graduated from the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program (ENJJPT) and will continue training to become one of the(…)

Luz Fund And A Local Host Family Help Peruvian Siblings Receive Medical Care

Luz Fund And A Local Host Family Help Peruvian Siblings Receive Medical Care

Peruvian siblings,  Frank and Tatiana both born with club feet, were brought to the U.S. for medical attention and recovery with the assistance of The Luz Fund. By Kristen Morrell A phone call from the hospital can be dreadful and scary.  But when Chuck Mulhern, of Brandon, received a hospital call one week before Christmas,(…)

10th Annual FANG Back To School Festival Moves Inside At Campo Y

10th Annual FANG Back To School Festival Moves Inside At Campo Y

This year’s 10th Annual FishHawk Area Networking Group Back to School Festival will be held indoors at the Campo Y on Sunday, August 5, from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free with school supply donation. Last year, more than 400 backpacks were filled, thanks to the event. This year’s 10th Annual FishHawk Area Networking Group (FANG)(…)

RobZFitness Adds Cardio Center To Offerings

RobZFitness Adds Cardio Center To Offerings

Local aerobics instructor Amy Zulkoski will be offering aerobics classes at the newly expanded RobZFitness Aerobic/Group Fitness Studio in the Stein Mart-anchored Lithia Crossings Shopping Plaza. RobZFitness has a great reputation in the community. With hundreds of testimonials, success stories and achievements of guiding local clients to find their fitness and health goals, it is(…)

Residents Urged To Put Safety First During Summer Boating Season

Residents Urged To Put Safety First During Summer Boating Season

Phot0 by George Papabeis The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is reminding residents to be safe on the water. Traditionally the arrival of summer draws boaters out on the water for some fun in the sun and on the water. However, according to local law enforcement officials as well as members of the U.S. Coast Guard(…)

Residents Urged To Put Safety First During Summer Boating Season

Residents Urged To Put Safety First During Summer Boating Season

Photo by George Papabeis Boaters during the 2011 Flugtag event appear to be ready to enjoy a day on the water as boaters are strongly encouraged to take a safe boating class and always wear a life jacket while on board. Memorial Day weekend may be the unofficial start of summer, traditionally drawing boaters of(…)

Bring Family To Brandon’s Annual Fourth Of July Parade, Largest In State

Bring Family To Brandon’s Annual Fourth Of July Parade, Largest In State

Come out with family and friends and share the tradition of the Annual Brandon Fourth of July Parade. This family friendly event has something for everyone. The Annual Brandon Fourth of July Parade presented by the Community Roundtable will be held on Wednesday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “Brandon’s Pioneering(…)

County Promotes Summer Food Service Program For Children

County Promotes Summer Food Service Program For Children

Allyson Peterson, 8, tries some Fish Tacos at last year’s Second Annual Fresh Flavors – Foods for Body and Mind Expo. To ensure children are well fed during this summer, Hillsborough County is running its Summer Food Service Program to children for free. “What Are Your Kids Going To Eat For The Summer?” was the(…)