Riverview

C.A.R.E.’s Boo Bash

C.A.R.E.’s Boo Bash

Staff Report Ruskin, FL – Everyone loves an opportunity to show off their adorable furry friends to fellow animal lovers. On October 25th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., Hillsborough County’s favorite no-kill animal shelter, Critter Adoption & Rescue Effort, Inc. (C.A.R.E.), is hosting a “pawsome” off-leash event for pets, their owners and families. We […]

Third Annual JROTC Invitational Raider Meet Draws 20 Area Schools

Third Annual JROTC Invitational Raider Meet Draws 20 Area Schools

  By Tamas Mondovics Close to 500 cadets from five county areas competed for top honors late last month during the Third Annual JROTC Invitational Raider Meet. By the numbers, the cadets represented 20 schools forming 38 teams from East Bay, Lennard, Newsome and Plant City High School to name a few. According to event […]

East Bay Buccaneers Post Strong First Half, Seek Superbowl Showdown

East Bay Buccaneers Post Strong First Half, Seek Superbowl Showdown

  By Tamas Mondovics For the past two-and-a-half decades, and especially the last couple of seasons, the East Bay Buccaneers Youth Football and Cheerleading organization has had its share of successes, earning the organization a great measure of countywide respect. The East Bay Buccaneers Youth Football and Cheerleading League, Inc. is a Florida non-profit organization […]

Celebrate South Shore History To Highlight Rich History Of Southern Hillsborough County

Celebrate South Shore History To Highlight Rich History Of Southern Hillsborough County

  By Kathy L. Collins The South Shore area, made up of Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center, Wimauma, Riverview and Gibsonton, is rich with history, which is why the Firehouse Cultural Center (FCC) and the Ruskin Library have joined forces to take a walk through the history of the SouthShore with Celebrate South Shore […]

Artists Applications Open For Show At John Crawford Gallery

Artists Applications Open For Show At John Crawford Gallery

  By Kathy L. Collins The John Crawford Gallery at the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin has issued a call to all adult artists for its March/April 2015 show. This is a juried show, and artists 18 years and older who specialize in painting and mixed media are invited to apply. According to Laurie Burhop, […]

Progressive Air Systems: Keeping Homes Cool Even After Summer Ends

Progressive Air Systems: Keeping Homes Cool Even After Summer Ends

  By Liz Waldron Every Floridian is thankful when the summer air begins to cool, windows can be opened, and the air conditioner can relax for a few months. Temperatures may no longer be nearing boiling points, but this does not mean the air conditioner can take a vacation. Without proper care, next summer could […]

Guardian ad Litem Program Offering Voice For Abused, Neglected Children Seeking Support

Guardian ad Litem Program Offering Voice For Abused, Neglected Children Seeking Support

  By Libby Hopkins Marilyn Garcia of Brandon has been raising her voice for more than 89,000 children who are in the foster care system. She is a volunteer recruiter for the Guardian ad Litem Program in Tampa. A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is appointed by the court to advocate for a child. Most of […]

Paula’s Pampered Pets Offers More Than Reliable Pet Sitting

Paula’s Pampered Pets Offers More Than Reliable Pet Sitting

  By Libby Hopkins Pets aren’t just animals; they are members of the family. Many love and care for them as if they are children and would never go out of town and leave a child with a complete stranger. Paula Moore of Wimauma grew up in a military family that traveled often, but her […]

October Riverview/Apollo Beach 2014 Business Column

October Riverview/Apollo Beach 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Ribbon Cutting for Robert Bauman for Circuit Court Judge, Group 34   Last month Robert Bauman for Circuit Court Judge, Group 34 hosted a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at The Alley at South Shore in Riverview. After practicing law in Hillsborough County for more than 28 years, […]

Local Community Comes Together To Bring Dream Horse To Special Girl

Local Community Comes Together To Bring Dream Horse To Special Girl

  By Nicole Heubusch Lex is a 7-year-old girl in Oklahoma who has Cerebral Palsy. She loves horses and loves getting mail, so her mother, Wathena Sievert, came up with the idea of seeing if artists could draw pictures of horses for Lex. Sievert messaged artist Travis Barker who not only drew Lex a picture, […]