10th Annual FANG Back To School Festival Moves Inside At Campo Y

10th Annual FANG Back To School Festival Moves Inside At Campo Y

This year’s 10th Annual FishHawk Area Networking Group Back to School Festival will be held indoors at the Campo Y on Sunday, August 5, from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free with school supply donation. Last year, more than 400 backpacks were filled, thanks to the event. This year’s 10th Annual FishHawk Area Networking Group (FANG)(…)

Chris Colwill Send Off to London

As it turns out, the road to London does go through Brandon.  We just found out that Chris will be making a very brief stop in town this weekend.  Brandon Sports and Aquatics (405 Beverly Blvd in Brandon), where it all began, has been gracious enough to offer to host a short reception this Saturday, July (…)

Calgary, Alberta A Trip Worth Taking Any Time OF Year

Calgary, Alberta A Trip Worth Taking Any Time OF Year

Calgary, Alberta, Canada has always been a great family-friendly vacation destination. With its close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, a clean city, a temperate climate and friendly Canadians, what more could a family need? With this summer marking the 100th anniversary of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede, it is just one(…)

RobZFitness Adds Cardio Center To Offerings

RobZFitness Adds Cardio Center To Offerings

Local aerobics instructor Amy Zulkoski will be offering aerobics classes at the newly expanded RobZFitness Aerobic/Group Fitness Studio in the Stein Mart-anchored Lithia Crossings Shopping Plaza. RobZFitness has a great reputation in the community. With hundreds of testimonials, success stories and achievements of guiding local clients to find their fitness and health goals, it is(…)

Hillsborough County’s Emergency Policy Group Continues To Monitor Tropical Storm Debby

Hillsborough County’s Emergency Policy Group Continues To Monitor Tropical Storm Debby

The Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group, met earlier today at the County’s Emergency Operations Center, located at 2711 E. Hanna Ave., to discuss the impacts of and to consider whether a state of emergency should be declared for Tropical Storm Debby. According to the most recent update, the group decided not to make the declaration(…)

List Of Hillsborough County Facilities Inaccessible Due To Weather

This is a message from Hillsborough County Emergency News on Monday, June 25 The following Hillsborough County-operated buildings/sites are inaccessible due to localized flooding. Updated information will be provided as it comes available. Events and activities at these locations may be rescheduled. Town ‘N Country Commons – Library, Senior Center and Head Start 7606 Paula(…)

Plant City’s July 4th Celebration Is Back

Plant City’s July 4th Celebration is back!  Coordinated by the City of Plant City Recreation & Parks Department, the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Strawberry Festival, the skies above Plant City will again fill with fireworks this July 4th.  Admission to the event is free with parking costing $5 per car.(…)

Taste Of Berlin Will Have You Coming Back For Authentic German Food Again And Again

Taste Of Berlin Will Have You Coming Back For Authentic German Food Again And Again

Photo courtesy of The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce You don’t need a passport to try truly authentic German food as Taste of Berlin is located right in Brandon. When you walk into Taste of Berlin, located at 526 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon, you feel as though you have been transported to the lovely German(…)

The Children’s Board Heart Gallery Gives A Voice To Children In Need Of A Forever Family

The Children’s Board Heart Gallery Gives A Voice To Children In Need Of A Forever Family

The Children’s Board Heart Gallery is a travelling exhibit which brings foster children in need of a “forever family” to the community. The exhibit, complete with video messages from the children, will move you. You can help a child in need in many ways through becoming an adoptive parent or by simply making a donation(…)

There’s A New BBC In Town

There’s A New BBC In Town

Jennfier Johanson is rallying local Brits with her Brandon British Club (BBC), which has been meeting since 2011. Jennifer Johanson’s life experience has taken her a long way from the quiet rectory in rural England where she grew up in the 70s and 80s. She tried a career in catering, dabbled in real estate, worked(…)