District Chef Leads Healthy Demonstrations During National School Lunch Week

District Chef Leads Healthy Demonstrations During National School Lunch Week

By Tamas Mondovics As part of National School Lunch Week (Monday, October 14 through Friday, October 18), Hillsborough County Public Schools Student Nutrition Services introduced “School Lunch Across the USA,” an initiative to get students familiar with new healthy recipes. “The goal of the initiative is to celebrate the positive changes made in school lunches […]

The Kiwanis Club Of Greater Brandon Helps Out Those In Need

The Kiwanis Club Of Greater Brandon Helps Out Those In Need

By Libby Hopkins Kiwanis clubs are a world-wide service club that can be found in more than 80 nations. They each help meet the needs of their communities in numerous ways. By doing this, each club has their own individuality and uniqueness. The Kiwanis Club of Greater Brandon has been supporting the Brandon community since […]

Campo Y Expects ‘Night of the Stars’ To Be One Enchanted Evening

Campo Y Expects ‘Night of the Stars’ To Be One Enchanted Evening

By Michelle Colesanti Save the date because Friday, November 15 promises to be a very special night at the Campo Family Y. The annual Corks and Forks fundraiser will be poolside at the Campo Family YMCA and will benefit the local community by giving kids who otherwise wouldn’t get the opportunity, due to financial hardship, […]

District 4 Deputies Seriously Injured during Traffic Stop

Two Hillsborough County District 4 deputies were seriously injured during a routine traffic stop Friday  morning (Oct. 25). According to HCSO preliminary information 31-year veteran, Captain Steve Launikitis, 53, conducted a traffic stop involving a motorcyclist who was traveling southbound on I 75 just north of the Sun City exit. Master Deputy Chris Davis, 49, […]

Newsome To Host Marching Band Festival

Newsome To Host Marching Band Festival

Press Release The four-time Florida Marching Band Coalition (FMBC) finalist Newsome High School Wolfpack Marching Band will proudly host their annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday, October 26. This event comes a week after  Newsome placed 3rd in their class and 5th overall out of 27 area bands at the FMBC competition hosted by Tarpon […]

Honor Flight To Welcome Home WWII Veterans

Honor Flight To Welcome Home WWII Veterans

Press Release Honor Flight of West Central Florida is taking 80 World War II veterans to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, October 29 for the day to visit the memorials that honor them and their service to our country. Please join local  active military, veterans, family and friends for a hero’s welcome home as our veterans […]

CrossFit Apogee to Open in Riverview in November

CrossFit Apogee to Open in Riverview in November

By Suzy Wiesenhart CrossFit Apogee, located at 7130 Big Bend Rd. in Gibsonton will be opening on November 15.  Owners, Don and Tracy Moss said, “At CrossFit Apogee, we scale workouts to ANY fitness capacity.  The goal of our program is to teach you proper form and then challenge you with workouts that will leave […]

Zach Tucker Memorial 5K Racing To Help Families In Need

Zach Tucker Memorial 5K Racing To Help Families In Need

By Allena Smith There are a few moments in life one may look back upon and realize that in that instant, everything changed.  While I did not fully grasp this concept at the time, May 9, 2006 was one of those moments. It was on this day that I watched my best friend’s life as […]

Providence Lakes To Hold Community-Wide Garage Sale

Providence Lakes To Hold Community-Wide Garage Sale

Press Release Providence Lakes, located on the east side of Providence Road between West Lumsden Rd and Bloomingdale Ave will hold a community-wide garage,yard sale on Saturday, October 19 from 8 a.m. until noon. Area residents are invited to come and see what bargains to be held.  The Providence Lakes Homeowners Association asks that attendees please be cautious and […]

Long Time Valrico Resident Publishes First Illustrated Children’s Book

Long Time Valrico Resident Publishes First Illustrated Children’s Book

By Kathy L. Collins Valrico resident and author, Steve Altier, has written and published his first illustrated children’s book, We Can’t Move At Christmas! Altier’s book deals with a very real issue for children- will Santa be able to find them if they move at Christmas time? In We Can’t Move At Christmas!, the reader […]