Health & Wellness

MOSI offers discounted admission to the community with its $5 Day to celebrate National Museum Day

MOSI offers discounted admission to the community with its $5 Day to celebrate National Museum Day

WHAT:             $5 day, National Museum Day and Safety Saturday WHEN:             Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. WHERE:           MOSI, Museum of Science & Industry 4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 813-987-6000; MOSI.org   DETAILS:  This $5 Day will celebrate National Museum Day and Safety Saturday.  Families can experience a unique performance on a 3D printed violin,(…)

Helping Hands Caring Hearts Lends Assistance To Individuals In Need

Helping Hands Caring Hearts Lends Assistance To Individuals In Need

  By Libby Hopkins Everyone can use an extra hand from time to time, but back in 2000, Christine Barfield of Plant City needed many extra hands. She was in an accident that landed her in a wheelchair for more than a year. “For a year I was in a wheelchair fulltime and I was(…)

Seventh Annual Paws For Patriots Golf Tournament To Raise Funds For Veteran Guide Dogs

Seventh Annual Paws For Patriots Golf Tournament To Raise Funds For Veteran Guide Dogs

    By Lisa K. Goodwin He had been a U.S. Marine Corps enlistee and a mortarman in the Que Son Valley in Vietnam. He spent five years as a warrant officer, and then 24 years as a commissioned officer – an unusual leadership path for a man in uniform. But these days, he is(…)

Third Annual Pink Your Pony Trail Ride To Benefit Local Outreach Clinic

Third Annual Pink Your Pony Trail Ride To Benefit Local Outreach Clinic

    By Kathy L. Collins Join breast cancer survivor Dawn Galia and others at the third annual Pink Your Pony Trail Ride. This unique fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 11 with a 10 a.m. trail ride at Bay Lake Stables, owned by Gary and Cindy Timbles. The stable is located at 4617(…)

Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport, BSAC To Host Annual Dash And Splash Event & More

Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport, BSAC To Host Annual Dash And Splash Event & More

  By Tamas Mondovics Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport Local area schools looking to add a new sport to their athletics list may draw from the efforts and subsequent success of the students at Bloomingdale High School. Student-athletes interested in playing varsity lacrosse at their own school got the news they have been waiting(…)

MindBoost Brings Awareness Of Brain Health To South Shore Community

MindBoost Brings Awareness Of Brain Health To South Shore Community

  By Paula MacDonald In many ways, the human brain remains a mystery to scientists. It was once thought that by adulthood, the mind, brain and cognitive abilities were not capable of change; but over the last decade, research in the study of neuroplasticity has suggested that the brain is constantly changing in response to(…)

Local Support Helps Spiral Ice Bucket Challenge To Over $80 Million For ALS

Local Support Helps Spiral Ice Bucket Challenge To Over $80 Million For ALS

  By Nicole Heubusch Anyone who has been on any social networking site in the past few weeks has probably become familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and has seen videos of friends, families, and celebrities getting a bucket of ice dumped over their heads. This challenge is not only entertaining to watch, but(…)

Hunger In America Study Released Gives Face To Hunger In Tampa Bay

Hunger In America Study Released Gives Face To Hunger In Tampa Bay

  Staff Report According to the new Hunger in America study conducted nationally by Feeding America, residents would be surprised to learn the characteristics of the 841,000 hungry people in the community served yearly by Feeding America Tampa Bay (FATB). “Too often, we associate being hungry with negative stereotypes, such as being homeless or uneducated,(…)

Doctor Saylor Offers Award Winning Dental Services Including Same-Day Crowns

Doctor Saylor Offers Award Winning Dental Services Including Same-Day Crowns

  By Sonia Lavina Larry Saylor II,  D.M.D.  believes delivering quality dentistry will improve patient’s lives for many years. “We have world class dentistry right here in Brandon,” said Dr. Saylor.  Emphasizing on comprehensive and cosmetic care is what Dr. Saylor does best. Some of the services provided include extractions, implants, veneers, Invisalign, safe amalgam(…)

Got Brakes?’ Campaign Puts Student Safety In High Gear

Got Brakes?’ Campaign Puts Student Safety In High Gear

  By Tamas Mondovics The start of the new school year has prompted the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) to launch its annual public awareness and enforcement campaign aimed at educating motorists about the rules of the road in regards to school buses. With about 1,100 school buses on the roads transporting more than 91,000(…)