Business

Waterset Club and Information Center Receive Prestigious Award for Design Excellence

Waterset Club and Information Center Receive Prestigious Award for Design Excellence

By Pam Parisi Waterset was recently recognized by a leading regional planning awards competition for space planning and interior merchandising within its community club and Information Center, The Landing Club & Café. This award was presented at the Southeast Building Conference’s 2013 Aurora Awards, a prestigious competition run by the Florida Home Builders Association for(…)

Local Food Trucks and Vendors Featured at Riverview High Open House

Local Food Trucks and Vendors Featured at Riverview High Open House

By Nicole Schoen Open house is a time for new and returning students to get their schedules, meet teachers and explore the campus. On Thursday, August 15, Riverview High School’s open house will include this and more as community vendors and food trucks set up shop on the high school’s property. From 4-8 p.m., Riverview’s(…)

Mosaic Company Donates $120K to Local Food Banks During Hunger-Relief Forum

Mosaic Company Donates $120K to Local Food Banks During Hunger-Relief Forum

By Tamas Mondovics Proving its continued commitment of community support, Mosaic Company donated $10,000 each to twelve local food-banks totaling $120,000 during a special hunger-relief forum held last month at the Florida State Fairgrounds, Florida Center building. “Mosaic hosted the forum to spearhead a regional conversation about hunger relief efforts and the need to create(…)

Attorneys Fight Tooth & Nail For Clients

By Michelle Caceres When Valrico resident Jerri Dean was in an automobile accident and found herself in need of an attorney, one firm stood out above the rest. She had spoken with other law firms about her case but after a brief conversation with the staff at Carman & Bevington, P.A. she knew that she(…)

Car Accident Creates Opportunity For Buckle-Up Princess Presentations

By Marie Gilmore It was a tragic accident on the Interstate over three years ago that inspired survivor, mom and grandmother Ani Hudgens to create her Miss Buckle-Up Princess presentation that is now spreading the message of the importance of seatbelt safety to children and Hudgens is not done yet. She won’t rest until she(…)

FANG Business Group Selects Lindsey White As Annual Scholarship Winner

By Marie Gilmore Members of the FishHawk Area Business Group (FANG), a networking group of FishHawk residents and business owners, have selected the winner of its $500 scholarship for 2013. The FANG scholarship is intended for a resident high school senior to use towards local college tuition. This year’s winner, FishHawk resident Lindsey White, is(…)

David Andrew Salon Celebrates First Year In River Springs Plaza

By Samantha R. Evensen Melanie and Joe Gambone, accompanied by master hair stylist and long time friend David Combs, will be celebrating their one-year anniversary of the David Andrew Hair Salon. Hesitant at first to embark on opening up a shop of their own, the salon has now exceeded all of their expectations. Open Monday(…)

Hawthorne Village Opens Garden Court, A State Of The Memory Care Unit

By Kathy L. Collins One of the hardest decisions a person may have to make is whether or not to place a parent or loved one in an Assisted Living Facility because of dementia related memory issues. Hawthorne Village, located at 859 W. Lumsden Rd. in Brandon, offers peace of mind to caregivers faced with(…)

Superior Service, Deals and Financing Available at Brandon Honda

By Michelle Caceres Osprey Observer advertising reps sometimes find themselves sold on their clients’ products (a pedicure or a new haircut) but Laurie Grant’s purchase takes the cake…she drove off her clients’ lot in a brand new SUV. The mom of three was reluctant to replace her family minivan, fearing the hassle and stress of(…)

Tampa Chosen to Host YMCA Gymnastics National Championships

By Tamas Mondovics Members of the Brandon North Family YMCA gymnastics team will have a chance to measure up their skills during a major event scheduled to be held close to home next summer. YMCA announced earlier this month that after placing a bid, the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA along with the Sarasota Family YMCA(…)