Events

Memorial Day Celebrated At Veterans Memorial Park With Ceremony

Memorial Day Celebrated At Veterans Memorial Park With Ceremony

  Staff Report The Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. with the support of the Board of County Commissioners will conduct its annual Memorial Day Celebration at the Veterans Memorial Park & Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins, Jr. Museum at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 25. The theme for the celebration is “Memorial Day Remembrance, For […]

Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Hosts Successful After Hours at AJ’s Fine Wines

Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Hosts Successful After Hours at AJ’s Fine Wines

  By Marie Gilmore More than 50 local business owners gathered in April for a Valrico/FishHawk Chamber After Hours hosted by A.J.’s Fine Wines & Liquors in honor of his 10th anniversary in business sponsored by Ann Spire of CMIT Solutions. The event, hosted at AJ’s, included live music, a liquor and wine sampling and […]

Fundraiser For Seffner Woman’s Relentless Cancer Fight

Fundraiser For Seffner Woman’s Relentless Cancer Fight

  By Darcie Jarrett Jennifer Erwin of Seffner, a wife, mother of three and co-owner of a CPA firm, is nothing short of a miracle fighting cancer multiple times. Finding an abnormal looking mole she got it checked out only to find stage two skin cancer. Three years later she felt a lump that just […]

Brandon Chamber Of Commerce Taste Of Brandon Business Expo Tickets On Sale Now

Brandon Chamber Of Commerce Taste Of Brandon Business Expo Tickets On Sale Now

  Staff Report Tickets for The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Brandon Business Expo and “Taste of Brandon” are now available. Stop by the chamber’s offices at 330 Pauls Dr. in Brandon to purchase tickets prior to the Thursday, May 15 event. Advance tickets cost $15. The event will take place from 3:30-8 p.m. […]

East Bay High School Student Government Hosts Third Annual Run To Benefit Queena

East Bay High School Student Government Hosts Third Annual Run To Benefit Queena

  Staff Report Student volunteers from East Bay High School’s (EBHS) Student Government Association are prepping to host the third annual 5K4Q Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 17 at E.G. Simmons Park located at 2401 19th Ave. NW in Ruskin. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for the continued care […]

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Hosts Fashion Show, Elections

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Hosts Fashion Show, Elections

  By Nicole Heubusch Upcoming 5th Annual Women’s Fashion Show The Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club will be hosting its 5th annual Women’s Fashion Show on Friday, May 9. It will take place in the social hall, and the women of Valencia Lakes will be the fashion models. It will be raising money for different […]

The Music of the Eagles, Beethoven’s Fifth & Tchaikovsky Pathétique

The Music of the Eagles, Beethoven’s Fifth & Tchaikovsky Pathétique

  By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra kicks off May with a symphonic rock concert saluting the music of The Eagles. The orchestra will be joined by veteran rock vocalists Terry Brock, Glenn DeLaune and John Hines, along with their band, To Take Flight, with such Eagles’ hits as Heartache Tonight, Take It Easy and […]

Buy Tickets Early For Annual Rotary Crawfish Festival At Winthrop Town Center

Buy Tickets Early For Annual Rotary Crawfish Festival At Winthrop Town Center

  By Libby Hopkins Crawfish is not just a New Orleans tradition, it’s also a Riverview tradition. The FishHawk Riverview Rotary Club will be hosting its Fourth Annual Crawfish Festival on Saturday, May 31 at the Winthrop Town Centre. This event is a local favorite that brings out the Cajun spirit in everyone who attends. […]

Upcoming Brandon Elks Golf Tournament To Support Local Charities

Upcoming Brandon Elks Golf Tournament To Support Local Charities

  By Michelle Colesanti The Brandon Elks Lodge #2383 recently won the Non-Profit Volunteer Organization award from the Brandon Roundtable. “With so many wonderful non-profit organizations in our community, we feel honored to win this award,” said 2013 Brandon Elks President, Mary Lou Dixon, who accepted the award and the $500 check. The money will […]

Race To Become Princess Raises Funds For Sylvia Thomas Center

Race To Become Princess Raises Funds For Sylvia Thomas Center

  By Kathy L. Collins Melinda White, a long-time resident of the Greater Brandon area, was recently crowned Princess of Brandon for her efforts in raising over $6,000 for the Sylvia Thomas Center, a local non-profit that provides adoptive and foster children and families tools and support needed to bond and thrive. This organization has […]