Riverview

Local Student Athletes Honored For Achievements On And Off Field

Local Student Athletes Honored For Achievements On And Off Field

  By Tamas Mondovics Area student-athletes have been enjoying the spotlight from teachers, coaches, teammates, fans and the media for the past couple of months as attention is drawn to their achievements coupled with earning scholarships to further their education while playing the sport they love. Most recently, Riverview High School hosted a college signing(…)

May Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column

May Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer The Woman’s Group Presented Award by Brighthouse Network The Woman’s Group was selected as a winner at the Brighthouse Network’s first Regional Business Awards at a banquet held in February  at the Tampa Hilton. More than 150 businesses were nominated by the Chamber of Commerce and of those, 60 were selected(…)

Brandon Chamber Of Commerce Taste Of Brandon Business Expo Tickets On Sale Now

Brandon Chamber Of Commerce Taste Of Brandon Business Expo Tickets On Sale Now

  Staff Report Tickets for The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Brandon Business Expo and “Taste of Brandon” are now available. Stop by the chamber’s offices at 330 Pauls Dr. in Brandon to purchase tickets prior to the Thursday, May 15 event. Advance tickets cost $15. The event will take place from 3:30-8 p.m.(…)

The Seafood Dive Restaurant & Bar Opens New Location In SouthShore Area

The Seafood Dive Restaurant & Bar Opens New Location In SouthShore Area

  By Sharon Still Kazbour’s Seafood Dive Restaurant & Bar offers a fresh, new dining option for residents of Apollo Beach and surrounding areas. The nautical-themed restaurant offers a comfortable atmosphere, full-service bar and indoor and outdoor seating. The menu features a variety of items including traditional, and some not-so-traditional, appetizers like fried green beans(…)

Homes By WestBay Debuts New Seabrook Model In Apollo Beach

Homes By WestBay Debuts New Seabrook Model In Apollo Beach

  Staff Report The new Seabrook model by Homes by Westbay is one of the largest homes in Waterset’s 55-ft. homesite series. Now open for viewing, the two-story model home features 3,504 sq. ft. of living space and encompasses four-bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths and a three-car garage with bonus room above. The home is located in(…)

Skin Care Knowledge For Summer Months Ahead

Skin Care Knowledge For Summer Months Ahead

  By Stephanie Pego The first day of spring is barely a month past as Central Florida natives and tourists trade in their sweaters for swimsuits and sunblock to enjoy the beaches and theme parks. Amidst all the sunshine, Floridians might be digging out old bottles of sunscreen or eyeing new brands wondering, ‘What’s the(…)

Canoe Outpost Offers Camping, Exploration Opportunities For Summer

Canoe Outpost Offers Camping, Exploration Opportunities For Summer

  By Sharon Still Canoeing, kayaking, tent camping for individuals and groups, RV camping, plus RV and deluxe cabin rentals, all along the Little Manatee River is what explorers will find at the Canoe Outpost in Wimauma. In business since 1978, husband and wife Brian and Andrea Ruddeforth have owned the location since 2003. Their(…)

Sustainable Working Farm Dakin Dairy To Host Special Day Event

Sustainable Working Farm Dakin Dairy To Host Special Day Event

  By Paula MacDonald For a child, few things are more enjoyable than a trip to the farm. The experience of seeing how vegetables and fruits are grown and prepared for the dinner table and how farm animals are raised and cared for is a lasting memory carried into adulthood. Less than one hour south(…)

County Fire Rescue Forms Non-Profit Foundation

County Fire Rescue Forms Non-Profit Foundation

  Dominic Demuro, 3, takes part in the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Junior Firefighter Challenge recently held at station #37. The open house event was part of HCFR’s 40th anniversary celebration.  Recently formed, the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation has become the  official not-for-profit of Hillsborough County Fire Rescue (HCFR).  “Our mission is to promote(…)

Ruskin Christian School Awarded Accreditation

Ruskin Christian School Awarded Accreditation

  By Tenetia Faircloth Since 1971, Ruskin Christian School has been committed to providing affordable quality, Christ-centered education. On Thursday, April 10 the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS) awarded Ruskin Christian School full accreditation. Ruskin Christian School is one of only two schools in Hillsborough County now holding this stamp of approval.(…)