Events

Sixth Annual Walk-A-Thon Benefits The Lord’s Lighthouse Ministry

By Staff Report In a continued effort to give back to the South Shore area, the Keller Williams Realty’s South Shore Market Center Team is sponsoring its 6th Annual Walk-A-Thon to benefit The Lord’s Lighthouse Ministry, a non-profit organization that assists over 1,200 local families living on the edge of poverty. “We believe in supporting(…)

All Welcome To Up-Cycled Art Show at Randall Middle School

All Welcome To Up-Cycled Art Show at Randall Middle School

Randall Middle School PTSA “UP CYCLED ART SHOW” is this Thursday, April 4th, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Bring the whole family for a little Art and Dinner! Formaggio’s Food Truck will be at the school selling fabulous Italian food. Randall students and teachers will be dazzling us with their talent in the Recycled Art Show,(…)

New Horizons Group Home & ECHO Benefit From Annual Pancake Breakfast

By Kathy L. Collins If you are a pancake lover and want to help two great local non-profit organizations, then plan on attending the 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast sponsored by IHOP at 1270 E. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon and First Baptist Church of Brandon on Saturday, April 27 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at First(…)

Foodies Delight As Celebrity Chef Events For A Cause Calendar Releases

By Adam Musgrave The Rolling Pin has announced plans to partner with the Brandon Foundation to bring eight celebrity and top chefs to Brandon from March through May. Through this partnership, fifteen percent of each ticket sold will directly benefit one of 50 local charities. All of these chefs except for Lindsay Autry (May 16(…)

Auschwitz Prisoner 139755 Shares His Survival Story At Free Event

Auschwitz Prisoner 139755 Shares His Survival Story At Free Event

By Michelle Colesanti “Do not let anyone tell you that the Holocaust did not exist, I am living proof”…. On Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m., Congregation Beth Shalom will host Never Forget Guest Speaker, Philip Gans. This free program is open to the public and will be a great opportunity to hear a Holocaust(…)

Get Ready For the 10th Annual Community Roundtable B. Lee Elam Golf Tournament

By Kathy L. Collins All area golfers are invited to participate in the 10th Annual Community Roundtable B. Lee Elam Golf Tournament. This fun golf tournament, which helps support a local non-profit, will take place on Saturday, April 20 at Buchkhorn Springs Golf and Country Club located at 2721 S. Miller Rd. in Valrico. Registration(…)

Annual Air Show Adds Features, Invites Honor Flight To Participate

By Marie Gilmore For the 39th year, the Lakeland sky will become the destination for thousands of pilots, airplanes and air show enthusiasts as Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, Inc. kicks off its annual exposition of everything airborne. This year’s event which attracts almost 200,000 attendees each year, will be held April 9-14 at Lakeland Linder Airport.(…)

Don’t Wait, Tickets Going Fast For Annual Louisiana Crawfish Festival

Don’t Wait, Tickets Going Fast For Annual Louisiana Crawfish Festival

By Kathy L. Collins The Rotary Club of FishHawk Riverview will hold its 3rd Annual Crawfish Festival at FishHawk Ranch in Park Square located at 16132 Churchview Dr. in Lithia on Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased by May 10 (for crawfish). Free hotdogs will be available(…)

Nashville Hall Of Fame Concert Tour Comes To United Methodist Church Of Sun City Center

By Kathy L. Collins If you like Southern Gospel or Contemporary Christian music, then you will not want to miss the concert tour of Nashville Music Hall of Fame members, Richard Kiser and Charlie McCoy. Kiser and McCoy will bring their concert tour to the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, located at 1210(…)

Cougars’ Baseball Stepping Up Into Area Elite

By Ryan Butler Coming off the loss of 11 seniors and playing in one of baseball’s toughest districts in its largest classification, it could be understood that the Durant varsity team might struggle in 2013. Instead, the Cougars have done the opposite, jumping out to a 6-2 record to start the season and proving to(…)