Valrico

All Children’s Physicians Join Brandon Hospital For Top Newborn Care

All Children’s Physicians Join Brandon Hospital For Top Newborn Care

  By Sandra Meyer Brandon Regional Hospital and All Children’s Specialty Physicians will work together to increase the care provided to newborns and high-risk expectant mothers at Brandon Regional Hospital. Neonatologists and maternal-fetal medicine physicians from All Children’s Specialty Physicians join Brandon Regional Hospital’s medical staff, expanding the specialized care offered to high-risk mothers and […]

Travels, Tours & Tales: ESB Brewing Company

Travels, Tours & Tales: ESB Brewing Company

  By Nicole Heubusch & Nicole Schoen   This month we visited ESB Brewing Company located at 333 N. Falkenburg Rd. Ste. D407. This local brewery has only been open since last November. Francis Booth, one of the three local owners, also owns Booth’s Brewing located right next door. Booth’s Brewing sells home brewing supplies […]

New Horizon’s 20th Annual Barbeque Offers Family Friendly Entertainment, Food

New Horizon’s 20th Annual Barbeque Offers Family Friendly Entertainment, Food

  Staff Report New Horizons Group Homes will hold its 20th annual barbeque and silent auction on Saturday, November 1 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Central Baptist Christian School gymnasium, located at 402 E. Windhorst Rd. in Brandon. This is the major fundraiser for New Horizons, a non-profit organization that operates two homes for […]

New School In Seffner Serving Students With Disabilities

New School In Seffner Serving Students With Disabilities

  By Libby Hopkins There is a brand new school in the community making a difference in the lives of its students. Impact Academy in Seffner opened its doors this past March and it services children with varying disabilities. “We have an amazing curriculum and a big focus on functional living skills development,” said the […]

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

  By Kelly Velez For anyone looking to enjoy some live music in a family-friendly environment, Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse is the place to go. Formerly located in Brandon, Uncle Mike’s has now become a staple in the Plant City area, conveniently located on Northeast corner of Hwy. 39 and Hwy. 60. Beginning this month, locals […]

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

  By Kathy L. Collins The Campo Family YMCA will host its signature fundraising event, Corks & Forks, on Friday, November 14 beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme, A Night in Venice, will be held poolside at the Campo Family YMCA, located at 3414 Culbreath Rd. in Valrico. The event will feature cuisine provided […]

University Of Florida, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences Celebrates 100 Years

University Of Florida, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences Celebrates 100 Years

  By Tamas Mondovics Representatives of the University of Florida, Hillsborough County government officials and representatives of Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension gathered to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Florida Extension earlier this month. According to County Agriculture Industry Development Manager and County Extension Director Stephen Gran, the free event held […]

Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K Coming To Hillsborough County Fairgrounds

Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K Coming To Hillsborough County Fairgrounds

  By Nicole Heubusch On Saturday, October 18, the Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K will take place at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds and is open to individuals and teams looking for a challenge. This event has 30 obstacles, incorporated in with a 5K run, and the obstacles will challenge participants with everything from wind, height, sliding […]

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

  Staff Report   Queena, the Bloomingdale Library Survivor, bravely survived a life-changing attack in 2008 that left her unable to see, talk or eat on her own. She and her family work hard every day to help her regain the life she once knew as a high school senior who looked forward to moving […]

SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Event

SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Event

Join SeaWorld Orlando weekends in October for silly and spooky fun at Halloween Spooktacular. During this daytime event, families will be immersed in an underwater “fantasea” filled with trick-or-treating, whimsical pumpkin fish, sea-themed arts and crafts as well and up-close animal encounters SeaWorld is known for. *SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular* takes place from 12 to 8 p.m. October: 4-5, 11-12, […]