Riverview

Popular Drama Teacher, Daron Hawkins, Honored With Musical Memorial Celebration Of Life

Popular Drama Teacher, Daron Hawkins, Honored With Musical Memorial Celebration Of Life

By Tamas Mondovics Close to 700 students, fellow actors, devoted audience members, school administration, family and friends, along with fellow art and drama teachers, filled the Riverview High School auditorium last month to celebrate the life of former drama teacher, Florida State thespian director and founder of the Riverview Little Theater, Daron Hawkins. The event(…)

Shannon Brown Of Apollo Beach Is Named SouthShore Honorary Mayor

Shannon Brown Of Apollo Beach Is Named SouthShore Honorary Mayor

Shannon Brown, a resident of Apollo Beach, is the 2013-2014 SouthShore Honorary Mayor, an annual event sponsored by the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce. Brown’s title was achieved following a month-long campaign during which she raised $7,000. Brown ran to raise funds to support local youth athletic programs. Brown was inspired to do this because of(…)

Valrico FishHawk Chamber Gets Visit From State Attorney General Pam Bondi

Valrico FishHawk Chamber Gets Visit From State Attorney General Pam Bondi

While hosting its annual board nominations meeting, members of the Valrico Chamber of Commerce enjoyed a visit by special guest State Attorney General, Pam Bondi. Bondi’s brief visit to the chamber’s meeting held at the FishHawk Palmetto Club came on the heels of a stop at Newsome High School earlier that same morning, where the(…)

Shop Local At Market Events In Southshore

Shop Local At Market Events In Southshore

If you are looking for a great way to enjoy the fall weather while spending time with the family and supporting local businesses, then head out to one of the upcoming Jen’s MarketPlace events in Apollo Beach and Sun City. At Jen’s MarketPlace, visitors will find fresh produce, local farm products, arts and crafts and(…)

Wheelchair Accessible Van Needed For Queena

Wheelchair Accessible Van Needed For Queena

It has been over five-and-a-half years since Bloomingdale Library survivor Queena’s life changed. Through the years of community support and great medical treatment, she has made remarkable progress. Her positive attitude has a lot to do with that progress. She undergoes a few hours of outpatient and inpatient therapies each day, including physical, speech, occupational,(…)

Tampa Bay Music Society To Hold Music For Manatees Benefit Concert

Tampa Bay Music Society To Hold Music For Manatees Benefit Concert

By Kathy L. Collins On November 22, you can be a part of the debut concert of the Tampa Bay Music Society (TBMS) at Spoto High School beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Spoto High School is located at 8538 Eagle Palm Dr. in Riverview. Proceeds from the debut concert will benefit the Florida(…)

The SouthShore Regional Library Wants Artists For Its Six By Six Exhibition To Be Held in 2014

The SouthShore Regional Library Wants Artists For Its Six By Six Exhibition To Be Held in 2014

By Kathy L. Collins The Crawford Art Advisory Board at the SouthShore Regional Library has issued a Call To Artists for its first “Six By Six Exhibition: Small Art/Big Ideas.” The Crawford Gallery is located at the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin. Any artist 18 years or older using any medium can enter this non-juried(…)

Daughter Follows In Dad’s Footsteps

Daughter Follows In Dad’s Footsteps

Staff Report Every little girl dreams of being Cinderella, and for nine-year-old Riverview resident Jordan Williams the dream really has come true. She recently performed the lead role of Cinderella in the musical “Cinderella,” directed by Joy Rogers at the Florida Academy of Performing Arts in Brandon in early November. The cast will also appear(…)

Faces Of Courage Hosts Santa’s Workshop At Rotary’s Camp Florida

Faces Of Courage Hosts Santa’s Workshop At Rotary’s Camp Florida

By Libby Hopkins Faces of Courage will be hosting its 2013 Santa’s Workshop Weekend on Friday-Sunday, December 6-8 at Rotary’s Camp Florida. The camp is in its twelfth year and its campers are children who have cancer or a blood disorder or are survivors of cancer or a blood disorder. The free weekend-long medically supervised(…)

East Bay Indians Flag Football Takes Rightful Place In Library Of Congress

East Bay Indians Flag Football Takes Rightful Place In Library Of Congress

By Tamas Monodovics High School Girls Flag Football season may be a couple of months away, but that did not prevent the East Bay Indians well-known program to earn yet another much-deserved recognition as well as adding its list of firsts. Program head coach, Michael Cooper, was proud to announce that the East Bay Indians(…)