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Campo Y Expects ‘Night of the Stars’ To Be One Enchanted Evening

Campo Y Expects ‘Night of the Stars’ To Be One Enchanted Evening

By Michelle Colesanti Save the date because Friday, November 15 promises to be a very special night at the Campo Family Y. The annual Corks and Forks fundraiser will be poolside at the Campo Family YMCA and will benefit the local community by giving kids who otherwise wouldn’t get the opportunity, due to financial hardship,(…)

Valrico Flugtag Team Wins First Place In Red Bull Competition

Valrico Flugtag Team Wins First Place In Red Bull Competition

By Libby Hopkins A ten-ft. tall Willy Wonka, hard-bodied lifeguards, zombies and a flying half-eaten brain. Sound like a bad dream? Not to Valrico resident, Kevin Humphrey. He and his identical twin brother, Keith, and their friends Kevin Riley, Chris Elmore and Dave West are part of a Flugtag team and these are some of(…)

ECHO Of Brandon To Benefit From Mosaic Initiative With The Tampa Bay Lightning

ECHO Of Brandon To Benefit From Mosaic Initiative With The Tampa Bay Lightning

By Kathy L. Collins During the 2013-2014 hockey season, the Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO) of Brandon, along with Feeding America Tampa Bay and other food banks, will benefit from Goals For Food, an initiative between The Mosaic Company and the Tampa Bay Lightning. Each time the Lightning score a goal during a home game,(…)

Keller Williams $10,000 Donation Brings Dredging Funding Closer To Goal

Keller Williams $10,000 Donation Brings Dredging Funding Closer To Goal

By Tamas Mondovics “We have come a long way and still have more work to do, but donations like the one provided by the Keller Williams SouthShore Office will enable us to complete the task at hand,” said Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group president, Len Berkstresser, during a recent open house meeting. Berkstresser was pleased(…)

The Annual Ruskin Seafood Festival Celebrates 25 Years Of Fun, Food & Entertainment

The Annual Ruskin Seafood Festival Celebrates 25 Years Of Fun, Food & Entertainment

By Kathy L. Collins Get set to feast on savory seafood at the 25th Annual Ruskin Seafood Festival on Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday, November 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This gastronomic festival will be held at the wonderful E.G. Simmons Waterfront Park located at 2401 19th Ave. NW in(…)

8th Annual Pumpkin Festival Donates Proceeds to YMCA, Feeding America

8th Annual Pumpkin Festival Donates Proceeds to YMCA, Feeding America

By Nicole Schoen A tradition started in FishHawk Ranch eight years ago, has grown to draw over 5,000 people to this family-friendly event annual event. Once a year, Newland Communities and FishHawk Ranch put together the Pumpkin Festival which helps bring the feeling of fall to this active Florida community. This year, the festival will(…)

Return Of  Market Day & Giant Garage Sale

Return Of Market Day & Giant Garage Sale

By Michelle Caceres Fall has officially arrived, and with the decreased humidity comes an increase in the number of outdoor entertainment options, and in FishHawk Ranch that means the return of Market Day and its semi-annual community-wide yard sale. Market Day, formerly referred to as the Farmer’s Market, begins on Sunday, October 6 and is(…)

The Investigator Plays For Extended Week In Theatres

The Investigator Plays For Extended Week In Theatres

Press Release A Special Message From Gabriel’s Messenger Films  The Investigator’s theatrical run has been extended again! As we receive this third week in theaters, which has exceeded all expectations, we want to do something extra special this weekend. As part of our mission, Gabriel’s Messenger Films has always committed to donating 10% of profits(…)

Overwhelming Demand For Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE Creates Second Showing on October 3

Overwhelming Demand For Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE Creates Second Showing on October 3

Press Release Due to overwhelming demand, a pre-recorded encore presentation of UNSTOPPABLE: A LIVE EVENT WITH KIRK CAMERON will broadcast to select movie theaters on Thursday, October 3 at 7:00 pm including the Regency 20 near the Westfield Brandon Mall. The original live event will take place on Tuesday, September 24 from The Vines Center at Liberty(…)

20th Annual Hillsborough County Fair Offers New Exhibition

20th Annual Hillsborough County Fair Offers New Exhibition

By Nicole Schoen Fall brings cooler weather, pumpkin carving and candy collecting, but it also brings the much-anticipated 20th annual Hillsborough County Fair. Located at 215 Sydney Washer Rd., the fair can be easy to miss but worth the find. This year the fair runs from Wednesday, October 16 through Sunday, October 20 and as(…)