Riverview

Don’t Miss The 22nd Annual Apollo Beach Manatee Festival Of The Arts

Don’t Miss The 22nd Annual Apollo Beach Manatee Festival Of The Arts

 You will not want to miss the 22nd Annual Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts. This year’s festival is set to run on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the TECO SouthShore Community Event Center located at 302 Noonan Beach Rd. in Apollo Beach. There is a free(…)

Fallen Marine’s Dream Lives On Through Family Effort And Community Support

Fallen Marine’s Dream Lives On Through Family Effort And Community Support

Thanks to the tireless effort of one local family, coupled with love, dedication and commitment, a young fallen marine’s hopes and goal to make a difference will live on. After she received the news that her brother was killed in action, Deanna Freeman said her family had to do the unimaginable. “We brought our brother(…)

Riverview Senior Seeks Country Music Career

Riverview Senior Seeks Country Music Career

It is safe to say that for local teen, Matt Billor, playing music and singing in front of others seems to come naturally, which the Riverview High School senior is by no means shy to demonstrate. Whether it be on last year’s family vacation in Cancun, Mexico where he performed two original songs that he(…)

Local GOP Club Holds Elections

Local GOP Club Holds Elections

By Frank JB Shearrow There is an old political maxim that says all politics are local. For the Alafia Republican club (ARC), a club that covers Brandon, Lithia, Riverview and Valrico, a new year means new leadership. When asked about the ARC, guest speaker and Hillsborough county GOP Chairman Senator, Tom Lee, said the club(…)

Hats Off To Fashion Fundraiser To Benefit Riverview Students

Hats Off To Fashion Fundraiser To Benefit Riverview Students

By Kathy Moschella To raise money for college scholarships for high school seniors who are Riverview residents, the Riverview Woman’s Club Foundation is hosting “Hats off to Fashion,” the organization’s first fundraiser of the year on Sunday, February 9 from 1-4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 4328 Garden Vista Dr. in 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(…)