Powerful Messages Of Recovery Highlighted At Recovery Awareness Program

Powerful Messages Of Recovery Highlighted At Recovery Awareness Program

  By Michelle Colesanti Messengers of Recovery Awareness (M.O.R.A.) is a new local organization devoted to reducing the stigma associated with substance abuse, and to influence public opinion and policy regarding the value of recovery. On Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m., An Evening of Recovery Awareness will take place at The Barn at Winthrop, […]

New Restaurant, Wow! That’s Fresh, To Open First Location In Brandon

New Restaurant, Wow! That’s Fresh, To Open First Location In Brandon

  By Nicole Heubusch The creators of the restaurant chain People Dedicated to Quality (PDQ), which just opened in the Brandon and Riverview areas, have come up with a new concept; Wow! That’s Fresh (WTF). Nick Reader and Bob Basham, along with WTF President Bill Kadow, came up with this restaurant after the success of […]

C.A.R.E.’s Boo Bash

C.A.R.E.’s Boo Bash

Staff Report Ruskin, FL – Everyone loves an opportunity to show off their adorable furry friends to fellow animal lovers. On October 25th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., Hillsborough County’s favorite no-kill animal shelter, Critter Adoption & Rescue Effort, Inc. (C.A.R.E.), is hosting a “pawsome” off-leash event for pets, their owners and families. We […]

Valrico Rams Youth Football And Cheerleading Build Season On Decade-Long Success

Valrico Rams Youth Football And Cheerleading Build Season On Decade-Long Success

  By Tamas Mondovics In its second year as a member of the Pop Warner Little Scholars program, the Valrico Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization celebrates a decade of community service, competition and success. The Rams proudly practice and host their games at 707 S. Miller Rd. in Valrico. Midway through the 2014 fall […]

Realtor Of 25 Years Jim Bishop Offers Added Value To His Clients

Realtor Of 25 Years Jim Bishop Offers Added Value To His Clients

  By Michelle Caceres Realtor Jim Bishop with Realty Direct, a local man who is recognized by the brightly colored Hawaiian shirts he wears, said the shirts may attract attention, but what keeps customers interested is his market knowledge and his connectivity to a group of investors. With more than 25 years as a realtor […]

Local Realtor Grows Team, Expands To New Office

Local Realtor Grows Team, Expands To New Office

  By Michelle Caceres Inside Realtor Brenda Wade’s attractive new office a large “W” hangs on the wall, the letter an expression of appreciation for the team that has helped her achieve such success. “We are the ‘We’ team,” said Wade. “I couldn’t do what I do without the support of our team, including the […]

Orchids Painted By Cuban Born Artist, Jossie Azorin, On Exhibit At The Bruton Memorial Library

Orchids Painted By Cuban Born Artist, Jossie Azorin, On Exhibit At The Bruton Memorial Library

  By Kathy L. Collins In celebration and honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Bruton Memorial Library in historic downtown Plant City is presenting an art exhibit by Plant City resident, Jossie Azorin. The stunningly vivid exhibit is available for viewing now through the end of October during normal library operating hours. Maria Josefa de […]

The Village Players To Present The Legend Of Frankenstein And Costume Party

The Village Players To Present The Legend Of Frankenstein And Costume Party

  By Kathy L. Collins The Village Players will present The Legend of Frankenstein, an original play by Carlton Jones during the spookiest month of the year, October. The play will premiere on Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m. with Village Players’ now famous Dinner Theatre. The cost to attend is just $25 and attendees […]

CenterPointe Recovery And Counseling Offers Help For Teens

CenterPointe Recovery And Counseling Offers Help For Teens

  Staff Report Concerns about teenage drug and alcohol use vary.  From thinking the experience is a normal rite of passage to assuming that a son or daughter is addicted and just a few steps away from jail or the emergency room, parents often are lost when it comes to knowing what to do. For […]

October Valrico 2014 Business Column

October Valrico 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Rebel Shears Inc. Offers Hair Care Rebel Shears Inc. is available for all hair care needs. It is a salon and barbershop rolled in one. Owner Khristina Johnson has been in the hair care industry for 23 years as an educator and color specialist. Johnson continues hair care education to keep […]