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Valrico Resident Writes Children’s Book For Eagle Scout Service Project

Valrico Resident Writes Children’s Book For Eagle Scout Service Project

By Nicole Schoen Valrico resident, Ben Osenton, is only a few steps away from earning the title of Eagle Scout, which has been a tradition for the Osenton family. Ben’s grandfather, Owen Osenton, was an Eagle Scout and so is his father, Reggie Osenton of Osenton Law Offices in Brandon. One of the major milestones(…)

District Chef Leads Healthy Demonstrations During National School Lunch Week

District Chef Leads Healthy Demonstrations During National School Lunch Week

By Tamas Mondovics As part of National School Lunch Week (Monday, October 14 through Friday, October 18), Hillsborough County Public Schools Student Nutrition Services introduced “School Lunch Across the USA,” an initiative to get students familiar with new healthy recipes. “The goal of the initiative is to celebrate the positive changes made in school lunches(…)

The Kiwanis Club Of Greater Brandon Helps Out Those In Need

The Kiwanis Club Of Greater Brandon Helps Out Those In Need

By Libby Hopkins Kiwanis clubs are a world-wide service club that can be found in more than 80 nations. They each help meet the needs of their communities in numerous ways. By doing this, each club has their own individuality and uniqueness. The Kiwanis Club of Greater Brandon has been supporting the Brandon community since(…)

Nativity’s Novemberfest Celebrates 44th Year

Nativity’s Novemberfest Celebrates 44th Year

By Nicole Schoen Nativity Catholic Church began Novemberfest 44 years ago and it has grown into a tradition that many people in the community enjoy and continue to return to every year. “Novemberfest began as a fundraiser for Nativity Catholic School,” said director of stewardship and advancement for Nativity Catholic School, Tina Sullivan. “It has(…)

Campo Y Expects ‘Night of the Stars’ To Be One Enchanted Evening

Campo Y Expects ‘Night of the Stars’ To Be One Enchanted Evening

By Michelle Colesanti Save the date because Friday, November 15 promises to be a very special night at the Campo Family Y. The annual Corks and Forks fundraiser will be poolside at the Campo Family YMCA and will benefit the local community by giving kids who otherwise wouldn’t get the opportunity, due to financial hardship,(…)

Providence Lakes To Hold Community-Wide Garage Sale

Providence Lakes To Hold Community-Wide Garage Sale

Press Release Providence Lakes, located on the east side of Providence Road between West Lumsden Rd and Bloomingdale Ave will hold a community-wide garage,yard sale on Saturday, October 19 from 8 a.m. until noon. Area residents are invited to come and see what bargains to be held.  The Providence Lakes Homeowners Association asks that attendees please be cautious and(…)

Bay Care Celebrates St. Joseph’s-South Physician Office Building Opening

Bay Care Celebrates St. Joseph’s-South Physician Office Building Opening

By Tamas Mondovics Residents living in the Riverview, Apollo Beach and surrounding area communities were invited last month to celebrate the first services now available on the campus of the future St. Joseph’s Hospital-South. Following a ribbon cutting of St. Joseph’s-South Physician Office Building located at 10141 Big Bend Rd., event organizers made sure that(…)

Overwhelming Demand For Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE Creates Second Showing on October 3

Overwhelming Demand For Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE Creates Second Showing on October 3

Press Release Due to overwhelming demand, a pre-recorded encore presentation of UNSTOPPABLE: A LIVE EVENT WITH KIRK CAMERON will broadcast to select movie theaters on Thursday, October 3 at 7:00 pm including the Regency 20 near the Westfield Brandon Mall. The original live event will take place on Tuesday, September 24 from The Vines Center at Liberty(…)

Gallery Hop Is A Success With Artists, Business Owners And The Community

Gallery Hop Is A Success With Artists, Business Owners And The Community

By Kathy L. Collins After a one year hiatus, the much-loved Gallery Hop was held on Saturday, September 14 to the delight of many throughout the greater Brandon area. The event, sponsored by the Greater Brandon Arts Council, the Brandon League of Fine Arts and Center Place, is a free event that showcases area artists,(…)

Music Showcase Hosts 6th Annual International Piano Guild Award Ceremony

Music Showcase Hosts 6th Annual International Piano Guild Award Ceremony

By Kathy L. Collins Music Showcase hosted its 6th Annual International Piano Guild Award Ceremony on Sunday, July 28. Students performed before a Guild Adjudicator in June. 29 students who take piano lessons at Music Showcase participated. Three students, Amelia Fong, Zane Topper and Mauli Bhogade were standouts at this year’s recital. The International Piano(…)