Riverview

YMCA Holds Successful Groundbreaking Ceremony For Family YMCA At Big Bend Road

YMCA Holds Successful Groundbreaking Ceremony For Family YMCA At Big Bend Road

  It took five years for it to become a reality, but with a well-attended ceremony, the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA broke ground last month on its outdoor amenities of phase one for The Family Y at Big Bend Rd. Following a brief introduction, YMCA Governance Board Chair, Brett Couch, put things in perspective for(…)

ECHO Targeted For Special Donations By Eastern Hillsborough Rotarians

ECHO Targeted For Special Donations By Eastern Hillsborough Rotarians

Staff Report Rotary clubs in the Eastern United States and across the Caribbean Basin are combining resources to feed hungry children from Delaware to Trinidad. Rotarians of Eastern Hillsborough County have chosen ECHO in Brandon as the recipient of this food drive. It is a startling reality that in America children go hungry on a(…)

The Performing Arts Company Presents ‘Sinatra!’ At The Rollins

The Performing Arts Company Presents ‘Sinatra!’ At The Rollins

By Kathy L. Collins The Performing Arts Company of Sun City Center will present the new musical revue, Sinatra! beginning on Wednesday, January 8 at 7 p.m. Performances will then run from Thursday, January 9 through Saturday, January 11. Performances will then run again on Thursday, January 16 and Friday, January 17 with shows at(…)

Joan Shalleck Will Teach You To Write Your Life Story With Style And Grace

Joan Shalleck Will Teach You To Write Your Life Story With Style And Grace

By Kathy L. Collins If you want to make a meaningful new year’s resolution, one that will have a lasting effect that will also leave a legacy for your children and grandchildren, then make a resolution to enroll in “Write Your Life Story.” “Write Your Life Story” is an eight week non-credit course offered every(…)

Brooker Creek Preserve

Brooker Creek Preserve

By Dr. Rob Norman Although Pinellas County abounds with natural areas, Brooker Creek Preserve is the largest with 8,700 acres filled with hiking and equestrian trails that allow visitors to observe native flora and fauna. Although the Preserve is surrounded by the housing of the thickly settled local neighborhoods of East Lake, once you get(…)

Business Column – January 2014 – Riverview/Apollo Beach

Business Column – January 2014 – Riverview/Apollo Beach

 Ribbon Cutting for Oops A Daisy LLC Oops A Daisy LLC hosted a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to celebrate its grand opening. Riverview Chamber President, Donna Lee Fore was on hand to deliver a proclamation stating that this day shall be known as Oops A Daisy Day in the greater Riverview community.(…)

Dr. Hightower Provides Personalized Treatment To Patients In SouthShore & Greater Brandon Areas

Dr. Hightower Provides Personalized Treatment To Patients In SouthShore & Greater Brandon Areas

By Kathy L. Collins With an average of 244 days of sun in the Tampa Bay area, residents need to be mindful of the harmful affects the sun can have on skin. With this in mind, residents should see a dermatologist, such as Dr. Kortney Hightower of Sun City Center, on a regular basis. Dr.(…)

SouthShore Businesses Rally The Troops For Toys for Tots

SouthShore Businesses Rally The Troops For Toys for Tots

By Paula MacDonald Through the generosity of more than 100 local businesses, the holiday season became a little brighter for SouthShore families in need as participation in the community’s U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program reached an all-time high. Since 1947, Marine Corps Reserve Units nationwide have worked with businesses to gather new,(…)

Newland Communities Repairs Riverview-Area Youth Sports Field

Newland Communities Repairs Riverview-Area Youth Sports Field

By Pam Parisi The East Bay Buccaneers, a local youth football team, have a new home field to play on thanks to generous contributions from RIPA & Associates and Newland Communities (AMERICAN NEWLAND COMMUNITIES) and their joint venture partner NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH). These companies graciously donated dirt and transportation equipment valued at(…)

Rotary Clubs Come Together To Ride For Kids

Rotary Clubs Come Together To Ride For Kids

By Libby Hopkins Paul P. Harris had a vision back in 1905 when he formed the very first rotary club in Chicago. According to the rotary’s Website at www.rotary.org, Harris wanted rotaries to be “A place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships.” Harris also wanted rotary clubs to(…)