Business

Mathnasium Strengthens Math Muscles, Donates To Local Non-Profits

Mathnasium Strengthens Math Muscles, Donates To Local Non-Profits

  By Sandra Meyer The new school year will bring many challenges for children as they get  used to more difficult work in all their classes, and few subjects build on the prior year’s work as much as math. Many children simply aren’t ready to pick up where they left off. “Taking the summer off(…)

August Bloomingdale/FishHawk 2014 Business Column

August Bloomingdale/FishHawk 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Dog Gone Holistic Offers Anesthesia Free Dental Cleaning for Dogs Dog Gone Holistic has partnered with Doggy Dentals, Dr. Kim Barnes and Janet Sutton (dental hygienist) to perform dental services in its mobile veterinary unit using no anesthesia or drugs. The cost for this unique and necessary medical service is $165(…)

M.D.W. K-9 Offers Playful Solution To Dog Training

M.D.W. K-9 Offers Playful Solution To Dog Training

  By Libby Hopkins Dogs are considered to be man’s best friend. They offer us a wagging tail and lots of wet, sloppy kisses when we come home to them each day. All they ask for in return is unconditional love and lots of playtime. Playtime is most important for a dog, and it can(…)

Sunshine State Family Care In FishHawk Offers Preventative Medicine For Entire Family

Sunshine State Family Care In FishHawk Offers Preventative Medicine For Entire Family

  By Bonnie Mentel Dr. Monica Rivera had been providing care with a medical practice in FishHawk when she decided that it was time for her to part ways and continue to provide high quality and compassionate care under her own practice, Sunshine State Family Care. “Last year I decided to venture out on my(…)

Martin’s Jewelers Celebrates 60 Years Serving Community

Martin’s Jewelers Celebrates 60 Years Serving Community

  By Michelle Caceres Joe and Brenda Martin have perfected the art of longevity. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in June. If that milestone isn’t impressive enough, their business, Martin’s Jewelers, a landmark in the Brandon area, is celebrating 60 years in business. Joe’s dad, Freddie Martin, started the business in their home(…)

Consignment Stores Offer Bargain Shopping For Clothing, Furniture & More

Consignment Stores Offer Bargain Shopping For Clothing, Furniture & More

  By Heather Wilkins Consignment shops are an extremely popular way for the savvy shopper to find great deals or maybe to earn money on slightly used clothes, accessories and furniture for resale. After our recent feature, we received a lot of feedback about other local consignment stores in the area featured below. Love mall(…)

Pinot’s Palette Introduces Thursday Theme Nights

Pinot’s Palette Introduces Thursday Theme Nights

  By Kathy L. Collins Pinot’s Palette is an upscale “Paint. Drink. Have Fun.” destination located at 2086 Badlands Dr. in Brandon where anyone can be a Picasso. No art experience is necessary, and within two to three hours, customers will walk away with great memories of a fun evening with friends and a handmade(…)

Wayback Burgers Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

Wayback Burgers Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

  By Bonnie Mentel Wayback Burgers has been serving the FishHawk community the past year with fresh burgers, chicken sandwiches and hand spun milkshakes. “We’re going to be having our one year anniversary on Thursday, August 14. We’ll be having food specials throughout the day, giving away promotional items and making it a fun one-year(…)

Odiorne Insurance Celebrates 40 Years Of Service

  By Libby Hopkins Business longevity in today’s economy is a difficult task, but not for Odiorne Insurance of Brandon. It has been a vital part of the Brandon community for 40 years. George H. Odiorne, Jr. started his insurance business in 1974. From the company’s early days in a small building next to the(…)

July Brandon 2014 Business Column

July Brandon 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Adventures Archery Summer Camps Adventures Archery is holding summer camps for kids 8 – 16 years old. Camps run Monday – Thursday for two weeks from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 1:30–3:30 p.m. Cost is $300 per child and includes instructor/equipment rental, landyard and JOAD achievement pin, medal, string building materials, arrow(…)