Riverview

Mira Bay Has Dragon Boat Paddling Club

Mira Bay Has Dragon Boat Paddling Club

The Newland Community owned Mira Bay includes over 800 homes in the Apollo Beach area. The community has many premier amenities available at The Mira Bay Club, including a spa, fitness center, pool with aquatics classes, tennis, The Outfitters shop, The Gallery poolside café and more.  The club is open Monday through Friday from 5:30(…)

Summerview Oaks Seeks Donations For Playground

Summerview Oaks Seeks Donations For Playground

Located in Riverview, Summerview Oaks is a deed-restricted subdivision that consists of approximately 200 youth, teens and adults. What makes the neighborhood unique is that low to moderate income residents actually built their homes and created the community under the USDA Self-help Homeownership Program. The community is nestled north of Big Bend Rd. and east(…)

“Roaring” 20th Annual Riverview Golf Tournament Is Approaching

“Roaring” 20th Annual Riverview Golf Tournament Is Approaching

Anyone who attended the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament last year will agree that a great time was had by all. This year will be even better. Board of Directors’ member, Mike Beiter, with Preservation 1st Financial, is the chairperson and said, “We’ve worked hard to make this even more fun than(…)

Inspirational Teacher Builds Robotics Club, Leads Students To Early Success

Inspirational Teacher Builds Robotics Club, Leads Students To Early Success

  By Paula MacDonald There is an energy in room 633 at Lennard High School in Ruskin, but it’s not coming from the tiny motors that robotics club students are working on to power their latest creations. This energy is much more powerful and it emanates from its club sponsor and science teacher, James Reve.(…)

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.(…)