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June Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column

June Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Jacob Fowler Memorial Scholarship Announces 2014 Recipients The Jacob Fowler Memorial Scholarship was founded in memory of Jacob Fowler, a former instructor at Bell Shoals Baptist Church that passed away. Susan and John Prestridge of the Tutoring Club of Valrico were friends of the Fowler’s for more than 20 years and(…)

The Estuary and Bass Pro Shops Celebrate Progress with Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Estuary and Bass Pro Shops Celebrate Progress with Groundbreaking Ceremony

By Tamas Mondovics Representatives from David Verardo Development, Hillsborough County leadership and the Brandon Chamber of Commerce, along with special guests and the media, gathered last month  to celebrate the groundbreaking and evolution of Brandon’s newest development, The Estuary. The event gave anchor tenant, Bass Pro Shops, as well as Topgolf executives the opportunity to(…)

Jehovah’s Witnesses to Host Open House of Newly Built Kingdom Hall in Riverview

Jehovah’s Witnesses to Host Open House of Newly Built Kingdom Hall in Riverview

By Tamas Mondovics With construction complete of their brand new Kingdom Hall, Jehovah’s Witnesses are pleased to welcome the public to an open house scheduled for the weekend of May 3 and 4, 2014 from 10 a.m to noon both days. The 10,000-square-foot double auditorium place of worship located at 11725 East Symmes Rd., in Riverview, sits on a(…)

The Blue Angels

Senior Chief Bill Rhodes, a 20 year Navy veteran is currently assigned to the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, The Blue Angels, and works as an Aviation Electronics Technicians (AT) troubleshooting and repairing digital computers; fiber optics; infrared detection; radar systems; electricity generation systems; laser electronics; navigation systems; communications equipment; electrical power distribution; pressure indication systems; electric(…)

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Staff Report On Sunday, March 23, thousands of people from local churches will be challenged to leave their pews, shopping list in hand and shop at participating Publix supermarkets. 32 churches in the Tampa Bay area are gearing up to help collect 150,000 lbs. of food to restock the shelves of 15 local food banks.(…)

Amazon Purchases Lot In Ruskin, Adds More Than 1,000 Jobs

Amazon Purchases Lot In Ruskin, Adds More Than 1,000 Jobs

Press Release UPDATE: Amazon has posted its current job openings here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/ref=j_sq_btn?jobSearchKeywords=&category=*&location=US%2C+FL%2C+Ruskin&x=23&y=13 County Commissioner Sandra L. Murman Lauds County Economic Development Staff, All Players in Official Announcement of Amazon Closing for South Hillsborough County Tampa, FL— In an official announcement early this morning, Ryan Companies US, Inc. closed on the sale of the land in Ruskin in(…)

World’s Worst 5K Coming To Riverview

World’s Worst 5K Coming To Riverview

Staff Report On Saturday, March 8 the race coined the World’s Worst 5K will take place at 10940 McMullen Rd. in Riverview. This competitive race is more than just a mud run and will happen rain or shine. The cost to compete is $25 if pre-registered or $35 the day of the event. Check in starts(…)

Broadway, Celtic Music & More

Broadway, Celtic Music & More

By Henry Adams Concertgoers can enjoy complimentary coffee and doughnuts at The Florida Orchestra’s next morning Coffee Concerts “Salute to Broadway.” Featuring music from South Pacific, The Music Man, A Chorus Line, Threepenny Opera and more, Stuart Malina conducts the orchestra and also shares insightful anecdotes about the music during these concerts, which are Wednesday,(…)

Tampa Bay CityPASS Offers Savings On Local Attractions

Tampa Bay CityPASS Offers Savings On Local Attractions

Tampa Bay is the latest destination to partner with City Pass, the company that packages discounted, prepaid admission to a city or region’s top attractions. Beginning  Tuesday, May 20, Sunshine State travelers can purchase a Tampa Bay CityPASS® ticket booklet and save 38 percent off admission to Busch Gardens® Tampa, The Florida Aquarium, Tampa’s Lowry(…)

Evangelist Ted Shuttlesworth Coming To Destiny Church

Evangelist Ted Shuttlesworth will be at Destiny Church, 2322 11th Ave, SE in Ruskin for a one night special meeting on Sunday, February 23 at 6 p.m. Shuttlesworth began his full-time ministry in 1976 in Philadelphia, PA. After 38 years of ministry throughout the United States and the world Shuttlesworth continues to preach the Word of(…)