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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.(…)

Newland Communities Repairs Riverview-Area Youth Sports Field

Newland Communities Repairs Riverview-Area Youth Sports Field

By Pam Parisi The East Bay Buccaneers, a local youth football team, have a new home field to play on thanks to generous contributions from RIPA & Associates and Newland Communities (AMERICAN NEWLAND COMMUNITIES) and their joint venture partner NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH). These companies graciously donated dirt and transportation equipment valued at(…)

Send In Your Creative Designs For The T-Shirt And Logo Contest For The 22nd Annual Manatee Festival Of The Arts

Send In Your Creative Designs For The T-Shirt And Logo Contest For The 22nd Annual Manatee Festival Of The Arts

By Kathy L. Collins The SouthShore Chamber of Commerce wants local artists, both amateurs and professionals, to submit an original design and compete in the 22nd Annual Manatee Festival of the Arts Logo and T-shirt Competition. Amateurs and professionals are on the same playing level. Artists, regardless of age, are invited to submit an entry.(…)

County Seeks Community Support Through Donations For Cold Weather Shelters

County Seeks Community Support Through Donations For Cold Weather Shelters

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County opened its cold weather shelters located throughout the Greater Brandon, SouthShore and Tampa Bay areas for the first time this season on November 27 to serve the homeless and those who live in homes without adequate heat. According to County officials, the decision was made as the National Weather Service(…)

Rabbits, Squirrels No Match For Riverview Hunter And Bird Of Prey, Nitro

Rabbits, Squirrels No Match For Riverview Hunter And Bird Of Prey, Nitro

By Michelle Caceres Records indicate that more than 4,000 years ago, humans in ancient China were using raptors (birds of prey) to hunt for food. Despite more conventional hunting options available today, Riverview resident Rick Foley enjoys the thrill of finding his own food. Every two or three days during the hunting season, he and(…)

Reading Encouraged Through Free Local Mini Library And Book Drive

Reading Encouraged Through Free Local Mini Library And Book Drive

By Andria Barrios The joy of reading seems to have recently faded in our society as a result of all of the latest modern technology.  One outreach seeks to revive this joy. Free Little Library, located at South Bay Community Church, is merely an oversized birdhouse with a protective door on a flagpole, but it(…)

County Leaders Discuss Transportation For Economic Development Initiative

County Leaders Discuss Transportation For Economic Development Initiative

By Tamas Mondovics County government officials turned their attention to Riverview earlier this month during a public meeting that facilitated a discussion about transportation planning for economic development and job creation in Hillsborough County. Held on Monday, December 2 at the Riverview Civic Center located at 11020 Park Dr., the events purpose was to get(…)

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(…)

Visiting Angels Provides Helpful Living Assistance Services For Adults And Seniors

Visiting Angels Provides Helpful Living Assistance Services For Adults And Seniors

By Kathy L. Collins When it comes time to find home care services for a loved one in Eastern Hillsborough County, you can turn in confidence to Visiting Angels Sun City Center (Visiting Angels). Since 2004, Visiting Angels has been providing a wide range of Angels from homemaker/companions and home health aids to certified nurses’(…)

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With A Visit To The 3rd Annual Festival Of Trees

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With A Visit To The 3rd Annual Festival Of Trees

By Kathy L. Collins The Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library and Ruskin Elementary School will host the 3rd Annual Festival of Trees beginning on Saturday, November 23 and running through Saturday, December 14 at the library located at 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. The center aisle of the library will have the beautifully(…)