Brandon

Winthrop Developers Named Key Citizen At Chamber Annual Dinner

Winthrop Developers Named Key Citizen At Chamber Annual Dinner

  The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce recognized area business people for their community service and volunteer hours during its Annual Dinner held Friday, January 31 at The Regent at 6437 Watson Rd. in Riverview. Nearly 400 members in the Brandon area business community attended the event presented by title sponsor The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com […]

Assisted Living Facilities Celebrate Accomplishments

Assisted Living Facilities Celebrate Accomplishments

  Savannah Court Of Brandon Celebrates 10th Anniversary   In honor of its 10th-year Anniversary, the Brandon Chamber held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The delicious food and beverages were hosted by Savannah Court of Brandon with over 60 in attendance throughout the 4-6 p.m. period. There was a guitar player for background music. Everyone had a […]

Ribbon Cuttings For Local Tax Services

Ribbon Cuttings For Local Tax Services

  H&R Block Celebrates Opening In Brandon Town Center H&R Block is celebrating its newest location at 219 Brandon Town Center Dr. near Target in the Brandon Town Center. H&R Block is an all-inclusive tax and financial company providing multiple services for both personal and business matters. It also provides audit assistance and representation before […]

BUSINESS COLUMN – Brandon Feb-  By Suzy Wiesenhart

BUSINESS COLUMN – Brandon Feb- By Suzy Wiesenhart

  Wok Chi Stirs Up Over $2,600 for ECHO Wok Chi, the fresh casual Chinese restaurant, located in Regency Square at 2420 W. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon raised over $2,600 to benefit the Emergency Care Help Organization of Brandon (ECHO). Wok Chi presented ECHO with the check on Thursday, January 23. The restaurant is open […]

Exhibit Honors The American Soldier At St. Petersburg Museum

Exhibit Honors The American Soldier At St. Petersburg Museum

  The American Soldier, A Photographic Tribute From The Civil War To Iraq will be on exhibit at the St. Petersburg Museum of History March through June 2014. The exhibit is an extraordinary collection of photographs that capture the essence of the American soldier over more than 150 years. The photographs cover America at war […]

Smaller Trash Cans Available To Homeowners

Smaller Trash Cans Available To Homeowners

  As with all of Hillsborough County homeowners, Providence Lakes would like to remind its residents that the recently distributed new trash cans can be swapped for a smaller size if desired. Residents who would like to exchange their roll carts for a smaller size can contact waste management through Saturday, March 15 at 621-3053. […]

South Oak Is Home To Entrepreneurs

South Oak Is Home To Entrepreneurs

  Located south of Bloomingdale Ave. just off of Bell Shoals Rd., South Oak is one of the larger communities in the area. The community is located near Cimino Elementary, Burns Middle School and Bloomingdale High School. The Brandon area was named after the arrival of John Brandon from Mississippi at Fort Brooke, which is […]

New MDA Florida Goodwill Ambassador Named

New MDA Florida Goodwill Ambassador Named

  Staff Report Manny Gore, a bright and endearing four-year-old from Brandon, has been named the 2014 Florida Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. As the new Goodwill Ambassador, Gore will make public appearances throughout the community to encourage volunteers in the association’s year-round educational and fundraising campaigns and will also take part in […]

Homeless Veterans Get Support During Community Outreach Event

Homeless Veterans Get Support During Community Outreach Event

Local agencies joined forces once again last month to provide much-needed support to homeless veterans and to help them get off the streets in Hillsborough County. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), the Tampa Police Department, the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County, Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office, Walgreens Pharmacy and the U.S. Department of Veterans […]

Local Candle Company Keeps Family Heritage Alive

Local Candle Company Keeps Family Heritage Alive

  Part of your heritage in today’s society is the opportunity to become financially independent. Phala Pesano of Valrico learned this at a very young age. Her family has owned and farmed land in the Brandon area for many years. Pesano, along with her daughter, Jessica Pesano, and her niece, Erin Grossman, are the owners […]