Brandon Regional Hospital Celebrates 30 Years Of Delivering Babies

Brandon Regional Hospital Celebrates 30 Years Of Delivering Babies

By Kathy L. Collins On October 2, Brandon Regional Hospital celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Women’s Center and the very first delivery on October 2, 1983. “In honor of this milestone, we partnered with Newborns In Need to raise awareness for the program and collected donations to help them with their cause,” said Jill […]

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful Receives $100K Grant From Humana

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful Receives $100K Grant From Humana

By Tamas Mondovics Brandon and surrounding area residents who have been loyally supporting the efforts to keep Tampa Bay’s shorelines, parks, waterways and roadways clean can be rather proud of this year’s Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful (KTBB) Hillsborough River and Coastal Cleanup campaign. The event that is normally held each fall has once again attracted […]

Tampa Bay Harvest Helps Those In Need

Tampa Bay Harvest Helps Those In Need

By Libby Hopkins Three million pounds of food was turned into six million meals served to over 200 agencies. Looking at those numbers, it’s easy to see that Tampa Bay Harvest does a remarkable job of helping those in need in the community. Tampa Bay Harvest is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that serves West […]

HCSO Install Permanent Drug Drop-off Boxes At District Offices

HCSO Install Permanent Drug Drop-off Boxes At District Offices

By Tamas Mondovics While maintaining its annual Operation Medicine Cabinet drug collection event, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) has installed permanent drug drop-off boxes at its four patrol district offices. “Citizens are now able to properly dispose of unwanted, unnecessary and expired prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines and veterinarian prescriptions,” said HCSO Public Information Officer, Larry McKinnon. […]

Teacher’s Helper Celebrates 30 Years Of Service

Teacher’s Helper Celebrates 30 Years Of Service

By Libby Hopkins Shearon Bailey’s secret to being a successful business in the Brandon community for 30 years is being an “odd duck.” Bailey is the owner of Teacher’s Helper, which is a one-stop shop for teaching supplies and learning tools for parents and teachers. Her store is the only teaching supply store in the […]

Celebration Salutes Nation’s Heroes, Showcases Korean, Vietnam & Iraq War Memorials

Celebration Salutes Nation’s Heroes, Showcases Korean, Vietnam & Iraq War Memorials

By Tamas Mondovics Residents both young and old throughout Brandon and surrounding areas gathered together at local schools and parks to remember and honor the nation’s Veterans from all wars. The hundreds that attended the annual Veterans’ Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park and Museum located at 3602 N. Hwy. 301 in Tampa, along with […]

Support Local Small Businesses By Shopping On Small Business Saturday

Support Local Small Businesses By Shopping On Small Business Saturday

By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, November 30, celebrate the success of small businesses in the greater Brandon area by visiting and shopping at local small businesses during Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010. The day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The day was […]

Razing Cain, Razing Hope Show To Benefit Cancer Patients

Press Release Razing Cain, Razing Hope is a benefit concert in honor of all the wonderful teachers at FishHawk Creek Elementary school who are battling cancer. Their lives and the lives of their families are forever changed. We want to help in that battle. The benefit concert will be held on Saturday January 18th from […]

Dad Surprises Children With Holiday Homecoming

Dad Surprises Children With Holiday Homecoming

By Tamas Mondovics There is no shortage of clever ways that some military parents come up with to surprise their entire family or just the unsuspecting children upon returning home from a lengthy service overseas. Such occasions never fail to touch the heart and bring tears of joy for those that share in the emotionally […]

Community Reaches Goal To File Legal Case Against Hillsborough County

Community Reaches Goal To File Legal Case Against Hillsborough County

By Tamas Mondovics Bloomingdale area residents have once again pulled their resources together and took to the streets in demonstration of their resolve, opposing the planned “big box” development and apartment complex on E. Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico. As they have done once before, dozens of residents were armed with signs and placards, many of […]