Riverview

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Holds Men’s Fashion Show

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Holds Men’s Fashion Show

  By Nicole Heubusch On March 14, the Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club held its very first annual Men’s Fashion Show to raise money for its scholarship program. It had clothes provided to them by Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and Destination XL. “We had 12 of our most handsome male residents strutting down the lighted […]

Upcoming Events In The Rivercrest Community Hosted By Rivercrest CDD

Upcoming Events In The Rivercrest Community Hosted By Rivercrest CDD

  By Nicole Schoen The Rivercrest community consists of 1,380 homes and provides many weekly classes and events to keep residents involved offering something for everyone. Below are a few upcoming events Rivecrest homeowners can look forward to.  Board Meeting The next Rivercrest CDD board of supervisors meeting will take place on Monday, April 7 […]

The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival A Success With Over 5,000 Attendees

The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival A Success With Over 5,000 Attendees

  By Kathy L. Collins The Annual Winthrop Arts Festival has become the greater Brandon area’s premiere fine arts festival. The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival was held over the weekend of Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23. Over 5,000 people enjoyed the fabulous Florida weather and attended this year’s event. Each year the […]

Mounted Law Enforcement Team Provides Additional Safety To Community

Mounted Law Enforcement Team Provides Additional Safety To Community

  By Tamas Mondovics Getting acquainted with some of the local law enforcement special units that patrol the communities is never a bad idea. Riverview, Progress Village and Palm River area residents had a chance to do just that last month as they had a chance to get up close and personal with the Hillsborough […]

Paralyzed Riverview Grad Seeks Support To Win Big Accessible Vehicle Prize

Paralyzed Riverview Grad Seeks Support To Win Big Accessible Vehicle Prize

  By Libby Hopkins Antonio Dowels of Riverview is a recent graduate of the University of Florida. He volunteers at his church, Holy Outreach for Christ and he feeds the homeless and is a mentor to many people in the community. Dowels doesn’t let anything stand in his way of helping others or achieving his […]

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 […]

Home Port Gallery To Open In Apollo Beach

Home Port Gallery To Open In Apollo Beach

After 25 years in Tampa’s historic Ybor City, Hoffman Porges Gallery will move to Apollo Beach under the new name, Home Port Gallery. The gallery will be located at 6170 U.S. Hwy 41 in the Winn Dixie shopping Center in Apollo Beach and will open on Saturday, March 15. Jill Scott, the gallery owner said, […]

Grace McKee To Host Art Show Featuring Portraits Drawn From Selfies

Grace McKee To Host Art Show Featuring Portraits Drawn From Selfies

Grace McKee, a talented artist who lives in MiraBay in Apollo Beach, has embarked on an interesting and intriguing project. McKee set a personal challenge for herself-to draw 52 portrait sketches from selfies sent to her. She will reveal these at an Art Show called Portrait Sketches From Selfies, set for Saturday, March 15 from […]

Tampa Bay Aquarium Society Fish For New Members

Tampa Bay Aquarium Society Fish For New Members

The Tampa Bay Aquarium Society (TBAS) recently moved to its new meeting place at the Riverview Civic Center, which is located at 11020 Park Dr, in Riverview. TBAS is a non-profit organization comprised of fish keepers and hobbyists who promote the hobby, education and conservation of the aquatic environment. Joining is an opportunity to participate […]

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Awards Scholarships To Community

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Awards Scholarships To Community

By Nicole Heubusch Located in Wimauma, the Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club is an organization that focuses on philanthropy. It has many different fundraisers throughout the year and helps out the community in numerous ways. One of its main goals is providing scholarships to senior high school students. This year marks the fifth year that […]