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BSAC Swimmers Join List Of Student-Athletes On National College Signing Day

BSAC Swimmers Join List Of Student-Athletes On National College Signing Day

  By Tamas Monodvics Student-athletes throughout Hillsborough County enjoyed the spotlight last month as they celebrated their commitments to the school of their choice on national college signing day. Joined by teammates, teachers, coaches, family and friends, dozens of these students expressed their thanks for everyone’s support as well as the respect they have earned(…)

March Valrico Business Column

March Valrico Business Column

By Suzy Wiesenhart   New Stylist Joins Lux Hair Design Lux Hair Design, located at 4379 Lynx Paw Trail in Valrico, recently added a new stylist to the team, Veronica Boegel. The Valrico resident graduated from the Manhattan Hairstyling Academy and has two years’ experience styling hair, including working at the Color Salon and Spa(…)

Siesta Pool Creations: A Community Staple For 10 Years

  By Nicole Heubusch Spring is in on the horizon and many in the area who have a pool are looking to spruce it up for the upcoming summer season. Siesta Pool Creations has been in the Valrico area since 2004. It can help you create the perfect pool area where you can relax and(…)

Core5 Fitness, Fitness To The Core

Core5 Fitness, Fitness To The Core

  By Samantha R. Evensen Core5 Fitness, a studio gym specializing in group and one-on-one personal training, has taken a holistic approach to the five core pillars of fitness: cardio, resistance, flexibility, nutrition and support. At Core5 Studios, the trainers strive to not only meet but exceed the goals and expectations of their clients. They(…)

Twin Lakes To Hold Community Garage Sale

Twin Lakes To Hold Community Garage Sale

  By Nicole Schoen Upcoming Community Garage Sale The Twin Lakes annual spring community garage sale will take place on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m.-12 Noon. Twin Lakes is located North of Lithia Pinecrest Rd. at the very end of Bloomingdale Ave. where the road dead ends. The sale is free to attend and(…)

Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show Displays Talented Locals

Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show Displays Talented Locals

  By Kathy L. Collins Plant City is synonymous with strawberries and each year this fruit, along with fine arts, are celebrated at the Annual Florida Strawberry Festival which showcases a Fine Art Show presented by the Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild (EHAG). Under the direction of Chairperson, Debra Bryant, the show continues to grow both(…)

Summer Lifeguards Wanted For Local Parks

Summer Lifeguards Wanted For Local Parks

  By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Parks Recreation and Conservation Department is once again looking for part-time lifeguards to serve at two of its parks offering a great way for many to spend their summer while making some money. County officials announced that both E.G. Simmons Park and Lithia Springs Park are seeking lifeguards for(…)

Hillsborough County Debuts Directory Of Food Products Grown Locally

Hillsborough County Debuts Directory Of Food Products Grown Locally

  By Tamas Mondovics Following its Website overhaul a couple of years ago, Hillsborough County staff has been working on tweaking its pages in hopes of serving residents the best way possible. One of its latest upgrades is the addition and debut of a brand-new Hillsborough-Grown Consumer Directory, where shoppers and chefs looking for locally-grown(…)

Medi Weightloss – A Personal Journey

Medi Weightloss – A Personal Journey

  By Kelly Wise Legg I woke up one morning and I was 25 lbs. overweight. Or at least that’s how it felt. How did this happen? I’m 46 years old. I’ve always been of thin-build and only started mysteriously gaining weight since the age of 40. Many of you reading this right now may(…)

Jewish Discovery Center In Valrico Offers Insight To Jewish Culture

Jewish Discovery Center In Valrico Offers Insight To Jewish Culture

  By Michelle Colesanti The Jewish Discovery Center, a local affiliate of Chabad-Lubavitch, offers a wide arrangement of services and classes for singles, families and seniors. There are currently over 4,000 Chabad-based Discovery Centers worldwide. Rabbi Mendel Rubashkin arrived with wife Tzippi to the Brandon area in 2004. Growing up in the concrete jungle of(…)