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Bears Begin 25th Season On Solid Ground

Bears Begin 25th Season On Solid Ground

By Tamas Mondovics For the past quarter of a century, the Brandon Bears Youth Football and Cheerleading organization has served the community and has been committed to providing a safe and positive environment for children to learn teamwork and participate in sports. Unfortunately, however, while the program consistently turns in one successful season after another,   […]

The Brandon Browns Backers Mix Love Of Sport With Charitable Giving

The Brandon Browns Backers Mix Love Of Sport With Charitable Giving

By Kathy L. Collins What happens when you mix football fans with a charitable spirit? You get the Brandon Browns Backers, a social organization that supports the Cleveland Browns and charitable causes within the greater Brandon area. The Brandon Browns Backers is a local chapter of the Browns Backers Worldwide. They meet every Sunday or […]

New Medical Tenants Needed For Former Fitness Center Space

New Medical Tenants Needed For Former Fitness Center Space

By Sharon Still The former space occupied by Lifestyles Family Fitness will soon be Brandon Medical Pavilion, a 35,000 sq.-ft., custom-designed medical facility. Located in the heart of Brandon’s medical community on the southeast corner of Kings Ave. and Oakfield Dr. and just minutes from Brandon Regional Hospital, Brandon Medical Pavilion will offer prospective tenants […]

Natural Herbalist Event Comes To Valrico Farm

Natural Herbalist Event Comes To Valrico Farm

By Libby Hopkins Did you ever take a look at some of the plants that grow in the wilds of your backyard and wonder what they are doing there? Are they edible? Can they heal you or better yet, can they save your life? If you did, you’re not alone. Many people nowadays want to […]

The As Seen on T.V. Store Re-Locates To New Storefront In Brandon Mall

The As Seen on T.V. Store Re-Locates To New Storefront In Brandon Mall

  By Libby Hopkins “Ab Gymnic,” “The Air Curler,” “The Boom Cube,” and “The Amazing Candle” are just some of the hot must-have items that can be found in the As Seen on T.V. Store at Westfield Brandon Mall. The store re-located to the center of the mall next to Hot Top near the food […]

Air Force Veteran Opens Sign And Graphics Business In Brandon

Air Force Veteran Opens Sign And Graphics Business In Brandon

Staff Report After retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 2012, Eric Schnitzer and his wife, Geralyn, recently opened FASTSIGNS® of Brandon. “With over 29 years of Air Force experience, I’m excited to take my leadership and management skills from the military to the business world,” said Schnitzer. “As owners of FASTSIGNS of Brandon, Geri […]

Long Tire: A Community Staple For 27 Years

Long Tire: A Community Staple For 27 Years

By Nicole Schoen In 1962, a young high school student started changing tires at the local Goodyear tire store. With hard work and determination, young Buddy Long would eventually open his own Goodyear shop. Now, after more than 50 years in the industry, Long, 72, still makes it into one of the two local Long […]

The Greater Seffner Area Chamber Of Commerce Installs New President And Board of Directors

The Greater Seffner Area Chamber Of Commerce Installs New President And Board of Directors

By Kathy L. Collins On Tuesday, September 10, the Greater Seffner Area Chamber of Commerce held its 2013 Annual Banquet. The evening included presentation of awards and installation of the 2013-2014 Board of Directors. Representative, Ross Spano of the Florida House, District 59, was the keynote speaker. Spano, who grew up in Seffner, spoke of […]

Brandon Chamber Announces New President And CEO

Brandon Chamber Announces New President And CEO

Staff Report The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Laura Mills Simpson has been designated to lead the Chamber as the organization’s new President and CEO. Simpson had been serving in those roles on an interim basis since June 7, when the Chamber’s long-term President and CEO, Tammy […]

Help Knock Out Breast Cancer At The 6th Annual “Plaza Bella Goes Pink”

Help Knock Out Breast Cancer At The 6th Annual “Plaza Bella Goes Pink”

By Kathy L. Collins Help “Knock Out” Breast Cancer at Plaza Bella’s 6th Annual “Plaza Bella Goes Pink” on Saturday, October 19. Choose either the “Diva Strut” which runs from Plaza Bella to the Bloomingdale Library and back or the 5K Challenge run which goes from Plaza Bella to Nature’s Way and back. Both the […]