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Mulch Madness Helps Boy Scouts Fund High Adventure

Mulch Madness Helps Boy Scouts Fund High Adventure

By Mike Ventola Since 2009, Boy Scout Troop 610 has conducted an annual fundraising event called Mulch Madness. The name is fitting because it is truly unbelievable what this event does for Scouting. Entering its sixth year, this project has had great momentum, establishing a continually growing following of repeat customers. Over 135 customers have(…)

Golfers Invited To Tee Off For Tournament To Benefit Bloomingdale Library Survivor

Golfers Invited To Tee Off For Tournament To Benefit Bloomingdale Library Survivor

Staff Report While the Bloomingdale Library Survivor, now known to the community as Queena, works tirelessly in multiple therapy sessions to regain the life she once knew, area golfers are gathering to organize a golf tournament to help raise money for her care and a new wheelchair-accessible van. Traveling from one therapy appointment to another(…)

Register Now For FishHawk Triathlon Club’s Second Annual Duathlon

Register Now For FishHawk Triathlon Club’s Second Annual Duathlon

By Scott Weber The FishHawk Triathlon Club is now registering athletes for its second Annual Duathlon which will take place on Sunday, March 9. Participants will run 1.57 miles, then bike 14.16 miles, and finish with a 3.14 mile run. The duathlon is a great way for recreational athletes looking for new challenges to compete(…)

Master Gardener Teaches Organic Gardening At Bloomingdale Regional Library

Master Gardener Teaches Organic Gardening At Bloomingdale Regional Library

By Bonnie Mentel “Organic Vegetable Gardening” is just one of the upcoming free programs offered at the Bloomingdale Regional Library. Master Gardener, Bob Dickey, will teach participants how to create a garden inexpensively without using toxic pesticides or fertilizer. Dickey is a volunteer through the Hillsborough County Master Gardener Program at the University of Florida,(…)

Wish Farms Hosts Strawberry Picking Challenge

Wish Farms Hosts Strawberry Picking Challenge

By Amber Kosinsky Wish Farms, the largest grower and shipper of strawberries in Florida, will be hosting the first annual Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge on Saturday, February 8 in Plant City. During the Bright House Networks Strawberry Picking Challenge, corporate sponsored teams will participate in a relay-style race as they compete to win(…)

Builder Opens New FishHawk Ranch Neighborhood Welcome Center

Builder Opens New FishHawk Ranch Neighborhood Welcome Center

Newland Communities’ new 700-acre site, FishHawk Ranch, which has experienced a few name changes over the past couple of years, has opened its doors to the public last month, ready to promote the community’s positive presence and reputation. Officials said that the brand new welcome center, which serves as the builder’s home base, located near(…)

Local FishHawk Resident R.C. O’ Leary Releases Debut Novel

Local FishHawk Resident R.C. O’ Leary Releases Debut Novel

The story of Hallways in the Night begins when Dave Mackno, a veteran Atlanta cop, makes an impulsive decision to leave a stakeout and pursue a speeding Porsche. His decision leads to a confrontation with baseball’s home run king, Remo Centrella. When the confrontation turns deadly, the worlds of professional sports, politics and the criminal(…)

Randall Students Complete Annual Community Project

Randall Students Complete Annual Community Project

More than 40 Randall Middle School student-volunteers signed up to “Take a day on, not a day off” this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to help protect Florida’s native plant environment. The group organized by the Randall Area Youth Service Council (R.A.Y.S.), were removing invasive, non-native Air Potato plants along the Alafia riverbank at Alafia(…)

Community To Host 17th Annual FishHawk Road Race To Support Area Schools

Community To Host 17th Annual FishHawk Road Race To Support Area Schools

  FishHawk area residents and all runners and enthusiasts are gearing up for the race that has now become not only an annual staple within the community, but a much-respected sporting event. Organized by the FishHawk Road Runners Club, the 17th annual FishHawk Road Race is scheduled for Saturday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m. and(…)

Fabulous Concerts, Food, Rides & More At Annual Strawberry Festival

Fabulous Concerts, Food, Rides & More At Annual Strawberry Festival

  “Florida’s Best Family Recipe!” is this year’s Strawberry Festival theme. “We chose this theme because we feel it fits the essence of what we’re all about: Food, fun and family,” said Florida Strawberry Festival General Manager, Paul Davis. With plenty of free and headline entertainment, there is enough to keep everyone young and old(…)