Local Cat Rescue Seeks Community Help For Surgery For Dora The Kitten

Local Cat Rescue Seeks Community Help For Surgery For Dora The Kitten

  By Michelle Colesanti Dora is a sweet kitten who has had a rough start. She and her sister, Bobbi, both now around four months old, were found as strays near a Home Depot store garden center. Dora has a medical condition called Trichiasis, where the eyelashes of one eye grow in toward the eye(…)

T.A.M.P.A. Readies For 7th Annual Run For The Fallen

T.A.M.P.A. Readies For 7th Annual Run For The Fallen

  By Tamas Mondovics Six years ago, under the logo “Run for the Fallen,” a small team of runners ran across America to raise awareness about the lives of the service members who were killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). The effort began to keep the memories of fallen solders(…)

Fire Rescue To Break Ground On  New Bloomingdale Station

Fire Rescue To Break Ground On New Bloomingdale Station

By Tamas Mondovics Following a ceremonial groundbreaking this month, Bloomingdale area residents will witness construction crews hard at work on the county’s newest fire station scheduled to be built. Slated for completion by Spring of 2015, the new 9,300 sq. ft., three-bay fire station will replace the existing South Brandon Fire Station (#7) currently located(…)

Over 60 Candidates Boast Qualifications To Residents During 2014 Candidate Forum

Over 60 Candidates Boast Qualifications To Residents During 2014 Candidate Forum

  By Tamas Mondovics Residents had a chance to meet, question and hear prepared speeches by the more than 60 candidates running for government office in Hillsborough County during this year’s much-anticipated 2014 Meet and Greet Candidate Forum. The two-part, free community event, which for the past 19 years has been held at the Bell(…)

The Investigator Movie Filmed Locally Goes On Sale at Wal-Mart Nationwide September 2

The Investigator Movie Filmed Locally Goes On Sale at Wal-Mart Nationwide September 2

  By Marie Gilmore   Gabriel’s Messenger Films selected Bell Shoals Baptist Academy and South Brandon Little League to shoot scenes for its full-length feature film, The Investigator, which is scheduled for nationwide DVD release at Walmart starting Tuesday, September 2.   Using a largely local cast and crew, The Investigator production spent five days at Bell Shoals and(…)

Humana Communities Benefit Community Vote Will Launch On Monday, August 11

Humana Communities Benefit Community Vote Will Launch On Monday, August 11

On Monday, August 11th the Humana Communities Benefit Community Vote will officially launch on HumanaHCBvote.com. Voting will be going on until Friday, August 22nd. For two weeks, the general public will be able to vote for the Tampa Bay nonprofit – Pinellas Education Foundation, Starting Right, Now, and Sunrise at Pasco –they believe is most deserving of the $350,000 Humana Communities(…)

Tampa Bay Rhythmics End Season With Summer Camp, Boast Of New Elite Junior Gymnast 

Tampa Bay Rhythmics End Season With Summer Camp, Boast Of New Elite Junior Gymnast 

  By Tamas Mondovics Tampa Bay Rhythmics Gymnastics, led by Owner and Head Coach Tyana Marlowe, was pleased to bring its competitive season to a close with its traditional week-long, end-of year-camp, showcasing its talented gymnasts, standout stars, as well celebrity supporters such as Rhythmic Gymnastics National Champion and 2012 Olympian, Julie Zetlin. For the(…)

Riverview Resident Places In Track & Field Competition, Bloomingdale Blaze Advances To World Series

Riverview Resident Places In Track & Field Competition, Bloomingdale Blaze Advances To World Series

  By Tamas Mondovics Local Vet Keeps Olympic Dream Alive TRX instructor and lifelong runner Karlton Meadows, 44, of Riverview, who has committed to attend the 2016 Olympic Games, has been training to be the Olympic 800 meter run gold medalist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Meadows made his commitment to the games in February(…)

Riverview Resident To Star In Production of Tarzan

Riverview Resident To Star In Production of Tarzan

  By Kathy L. Collins Riverview resident, Brian Kleinschmidt is starring in The Manatee Players’ production of Disney’s Tarzan. The show opens on Thursday, August 7 and runs through Sunday, August 24. All performances will be held at the Manatee Performing Arts Center located at 502 3rd Ave. W. in downtown Bradenton. Kleinschmidt is best(…)

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

  By Kathy L. Collins The Brandon Ballet, a professional ballet company, will hold its annual auditions looking for company dancers (both training and professional), and Nutcracker extras for the 2014-2015 performing season. For the Training Dancer Company Audition, the Brandon Ballet is looking for dancers from the Tampa Bay community ages 9 and older,(…)