Volunteer Opportunities

Greater Brandon Arts Council Offers Free Seminar on Copyright And Fair Use Law For Artists

The Greater Brandon Arts Council (GBAC) will host a seminar called “Copyright and Fair Use Law For Artists” on Saturday, February 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bloomingdale Regional Library located at 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico. The seminar will be led by attorney, Anne Dalton of Ft. Meyers. The seminar is free […]

Hillsborough County Cold Weather Shelters Open Tonight – December 21

Hillsborough County cold weather shelters will open this afternoon (Dec. 21) at the times listed below for the homeless and those who live in homes without adequate heat. This is the first time that cold weather shelters have opened this winter. The shelters are: Brandon Community Center, 510 E. Sadie St. in Brandon This shelter […]

Sincerely Santa Helps Fulfill Wishes Of Children One Letter At A Time

Sincerely Santa Helps Fulfill Wishes Of Children One Letter At A Time

While you are out shopping for all of those fabulous holiday gifts this year, stop by the Sincerely Santa table located outside of Dillard’s at the Westfield Brandon Mall and pick up a letter from a child and help fulfill his or her Christmas wishes. Sincerely Santa is a 501(c)(3) non-profit started in 1987 strives […]

Busy Weekend in the Community

Dog Fest Hosted by Aliquity Saturday, October 6; 1-4 p.m. Future Home of FishHawk Dog Park (next to Barrington Middle School) Vendors, Prize Drawings, Training Demonstration, Pet Blessing, Rescue Row, Flea Market. CONTESTS: Cutest Puppy, Best Costume, Owner-Dog Look Alike ($5 entry fee per contest) For more info, visit www.aliquity.com, call 230-4719 or email Dotty@Aliquity.com. […]

World War II veterans need guardians to accompany them on a day trip to visit their memorials in Washington, D.C.

World War II veterans need guardians to accompany them on a day trip to visit their memorials in Washington, D.C.

“WWII Veterans need Guardians” World War II veterans need guardians to accompany them on a day trip to visit their memorials in Washington, D.C. Honor Flight of West Central Florida is flying our EIGHTH Mission on 10/30/12. We will be taking 75 WWII veterans on a chartered aircraft to Washington, D.C. The WWII veterans fly […]

Golf Tournament At River Hills Will Help Raise Money For Local Vets

By Libby Hopkins They say dogs are man’s best friend. They offer companionship and unconditional love to their humans. Some dogs work very hard for their humans by taking care of them and being their guide dogs. “Paws for Patriots” is a program offered by Southeastern Guide Dogs of Palmetto. Established in 1982, Southeastern Guide […]

Sammy Sullivan Charities Hosts O’Brien’s Party To Benefit Kid’s Place Home

Sammy Sullivan brought joy to his family, and when he passed away at 22 months due to an unexpected illness, his parents, Joe and Brenda Sullivan, were determined to honor Sammy’s short life and honor his memory by giving comfort to others in their time of need through the Sammy Sullivan Charities. In Sammy’s memory, […]

Honor Flight President Has Stories to Share

When James Haake wraps up a work presentation he pulls out an Honor Flight flyer and concludes by saying the following: “This may feed me, but Honor Flight completes me.” Haake, who retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1992, represents life insurance, mortgage, annuity and Medicare products. But his passion is helping […]

The Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation Introduces New Animal Welfare Program

There have been some heated debates lately as to whether or not the new initiative offered by the Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation and the Hillsborough County Veterinary Medical Society (HCVMS) will help the feral cat problem in Hillsborough County. The new initiative is called AWAKE. It’s a comprehensive approach to animal issues in Hillsborough County […]

Woman’s Club Announces Crop For Kids

The GFWC Brandon Junior Woman’s Club will hold its annual Santa’s Crop For The Kids! (formerly known as Santa in September) on Saturday, September 22, from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, located at 2913 John Moore Rd. in Brandon. The cost to participate is $35 and includes nine hours of crop time, breakfast, […]