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MOSI and PNC Bank to give away 10,000 free piggy banks to raise money to send 400 kids to Summer Science Camp

MOSI and PNC Bank to give away 10,000 free piggy banks to raise money to send 400 kids to Summer Science Camp

Youth philanthropy effort culminates on May 3 with the Children’s Gala, featuring Sid the Science Kid, dinner served dessert first, and explosive science experiments. Tampa, Fla., March 31, 2014 – The Museum of Science & Industry is giving away 10,000 free piggy banks, generously provided by PNC Bank, as part of its Give Change to(…)

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Sat., April 12 at Noon

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Sat., April 12 at Noon

    LITHIA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Water is conducting a test of its emergency siren system at the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir on Sat., April 12 at 12:00 p.m. To ensure that the sirens are effective in the unlikely event of an emergency, the sirens will sound at 12:00 p.m. and continue for about 5 minutes.This is only a(…)

Fire Units Respond To 2nd Alarm Fire In Summerfield Shoppes Plaza In Riverview

Fire Units Respond To 2nd Alarm Fire In Summerfield Shoppes Plaza In Riverview

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Fire Rescue (HCFR) units responded to a 2nd alarm structure fire this morning (Tuesday, April 8) at Big Bend Rd. and Summerfield Blvd. in Riverview. According to HCFR spokesperson Ronnie Rivera about 17 units rushed to Mulligans Pub located inside the Summerfield Shoppes Plaza at 11375 Big Bend Rd. finding(…)

Brandon Ballet Presents “Be A Ballerina Princess” Party

Brandon Ballet Presents “Be A Ballerina Princess” Party

  By Kathy L. Collins The Brandon Ballet presents Be A Ballerina Princess party on Saturday, April 12 from 3:30-5 p.m. at The Dance Center located at 161 E. Bloomingdale Ave. in Brandon. This is an opportunity for all ballerina princesses ages 4 to 7 to dress up in their favorite princess costume, decorate a(…)

Hat Trick Productions Presents Unnecessary Farce In Shimberg Playhouse At The Straz

Hat Trick Productions Presents Unnecessary Farce In Shimberg Playhouse At The Straz

  By Kathy L. Collins Hat Trick Theatre Productions, Inc., founded in Tampa in 2004, presents Unnecessary Farce in upcoming performances at the Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center For The Performing Arts in Tampa from Thursday, April 10 through Sunday, April 27. Performances of Unnecessary Farce will take place on Thursday,(…)

East Bay Indians Girls Flag Football Face Tough Season

East Bay Indians Girls Flag Football Face Tough Season

  By Tamas Mondovics With its fifth district title in seven years, the East Bay High School Indians girls flag football team, led by program head coach Michael Cooper, closed the 2013 spring season after reaching the second round of regional games. It is safe to say that the wait to compete and defend the(…)

Orange Home Accessories To Hold Event Benefiting Family Promise Of Greater Brandon

Orange Home Accessories To Hold Event Benefiting Family Promise Of Greater Brandon

  By Kathy L. Collins On Friday, April 11, Debbie Ploor, owner of Orange Home Accessories, will host a fundraising event which benefits Family Promise of Greater Brandon, a non-profit organization that helps families regain their housing, their independence and their dignity. The event, which runs from 6-9 p.m., will feature live jazz music, appetizers(…)

New Account Campaign Benefits Cancer Research

New Account Campaign Benefits Cancer Research

  By Michelle Colesanti Local resident, Jenn Moddie, spent four-and-a-half years at her mother, Michelle Ehrich’s, side as she battled ovarian cancer. Her story is one of determination and strength despite the battle, and it relates to Fifth Third’s current campaign to raise funds for cancer research. Over the past few months, Fifth Third Bank(…)

April Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column April

April Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column April

  By Suzy Wiesenhart South Shore Young Professional Association Clothing Drive The Southshore Young Professionals Association is looking to distribute clothing appropriate for job interviews within the community. Donations will be provided to organizations and individuals in the greater Riverview area and will be collected through mid-April. Donations are preferred on clothes hangers. Bring donations(…)

Riverview High School DECA Students Seek Donations For Conference

Riverview High School DECA Students Seek Donations For Conference

Staff Report The Riverview High School DECA chapter has achieved success in district, state and national competitions this year. Sophomore Kimberly Spreenger and senior Julia Sumer, who placed fourth and fifth respectively at the Florida “State Development Conference” competition in Orlando in March, have earned the right to compete at the annual International Career Development(…)