Business

The Car Haggler Offers Insider Advantages For Everyone

The Car Haggler Offers Insider Advantages For Everyone

By Brian Shaffer Buying a car is a challenge for some, a chore for others and a nightmare for the rest, and many walk away with a new car in their driveway but a pit in their stomach. However, Shawn Spiegel is set on changing that scenario for local residents by offering to professionally guide(…)

Local Couple Finds Supplement Success With 14,000 Customers & 10 Years In Business

Local Couple Finds Supplement Success With 14,000 Customers & 10 Years In Business

By Nicole Schoen What started 10 years ago as a search for a natural remedy for Valrico resident Don Goldstein’s health problems has grown into a business with over 14,000 customers. Goldstein was left incapacitated after a massive heart attack and a few strokes in 2001 and the pharmaceutical drugs doctors were prescribing him were(…)

10 Years Of Award-Winning Wine From Keel & Curley Winery In Plant City

10 Years Of Award-Winning Wine From Keel & Curley Winery In Plant City

By Kathy L. Collins Keel and Curley Winery located at 5210 W. Thonotosassa Rd. in Plant City has been making amazing and highly-acclaimed wines for 10 years. Joe Keel started the winery in 2003. Keel, a central Florida blueberry farmer, was looking for something to do with his end crop of blueberries. It was at(…)

Brandon Regional Hospital Celebrates 30 Years Of Delivering Babies

Brandon Regional Hospital Celebrates 30 Years Of Delivering Babies

By Kathy L. Collins On October 2, Brandon Regional Hospital celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Women’s Center and the very first delivery on October 2, 1983. “In honor of this milestone, we partnered with Newborns In Need to raise awareness for the program and collected donations to help them with their cause,” said Jill(…)

Teacher’s Helper Celebrates 30 Years Of Service

Teacher’s Helper Celebrates 30 Years Of Service

By Libby Hopkins Shearon Bailey’s secret to being a successful business in the Brandon community for 30 years is being an “odd duck.” Bailey is the owner of Teacher’s Helper, which is a one-stop shop for teaching supplies and learning tools for parents and teachers. Her store is the only teaching supply store in the(…)

Support Local Small Businesses By Shopping On Small Business Saturday

Support Local Small Businesses By Shopping On Small Business Saturday

By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, November 30, celebrate the success of small businesses in the greater Brandon area by visiting and shopping at local small businesses during Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010. The day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The day was(…)

Valrico FishHawk Chamber Gets Visit From State Attorney General Pam Bondi

Valrico FishHawk Chamber Gets Visit From State Attorney General Pam Bondi

While hosting its annual board nominations meeting, members of the Valrico Chamber of Commerce enjoyed a visit by special guest State Attorney General, Pam Bondi. Bondi’s brief visit to the chamber’s meeting held at the FishHawk Palmetto Club came on the heels of a stop at Newsome High School earlier that same morning, where the(…)

Shop Local At Market Events In Southshore

Shop Local At Market Events In Southshore

If you are looking for a great way to enjoy the fall weather while spending time with the family and supporting local businesses, then head out to one of the upcoming Jen’s MarketPlace events in Apollo Beach and Sun City. At Jen’s MarketPlace, visitors will find fresh produce, local farm products, arts and crafts and(…)

1st Care Medical Now Offers Specialized Weight-Loss Program

1st Care Medical Now Offers Specialized Weight-Loss Program

By Brian Shaffer 1st Care Medical prides itself on being Brandon’s premier urgent care center and now it is offering an additional service that is also the best in the area. In fact, the new medically-supervised weight loss program from 1st Care Medical is the first of its kind in Brandon.The facility, located in the(…)

AJ’s Fine Wine & Liquors Celebrates 10 Years

AJ’s Fine Wine & Liquors Celebrates 10 Years

By Sandy Meyer The holidays are fast approaching and it’s always good to have favorite spirits and wines in stock for all your entertaining.  AJ’s Fine Wine & Liquors can help make sure you please all your guests with the best flavors of the holidays and every day.Ajay Jambhekar of Valrico and his wife Geeta, the owners of(…)