New Horizon’s 20th Annual Barbeque Offers Family Friendly Entertainment, Food

New Horizon’s 20th Annual Barbeque Offers Family Friendly Entertainment, Food

  Staff Report New Horizons Group Homes will hold its 20th annual barbeque and silent auction on Saturday, November 1 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Central Baptist Christian School gymnasium, located at 402 E. Windhorst Rd. in Brandon. This is the major fundraiser for New Horizons, a non-profit organization that operates two homes for […]

New School In Seffner Serving Students With Disabilities

New School In Seffner Serving Students With Disabilities

  By Libby Hopkins There is a brand new school in the community making a difference in the lives of its students. Impact Academy in Seffner opened its doors this past March and it services children with varying disabilities. “We have an amazing curriculum and a big focus on functional living skills development,” said the […]

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse Grill Hosting Free Open House For New Event Hall

  By Kelly Velez For anyone looking to enjoy some live music in a family-friendly environment, Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse is the place to go. Formerly located in Brandon, Uncle Mike’s has now become a staple in the Plant City area, conveniently located on Northeast corner of Hwy. 39 and Hwy. 60. Beginning this month, locals […]

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Corks & Forks A Night In Venice To Showcase Fred Astaire Dance Studio

  By Kathy L. Collins The Campo Family YMCA will host its signature fundraising event, Corks & Forks, on Friday, November 14 beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme, A Night in Venice, will be held poolside at the Campo Family YMCA, located at 3414 Culbreath Rd. in Valrico. The event will feature cuisine provided […]

University Of Florida, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences Celebrates 100 Years

University Of Florida, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences Celebrates 100 Years

  By Tamas Mondovics Representatives of the University of Florida, Hillsborough County government officials and representatives of Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension gathered to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Florida Extension earlier this month. According to County Agriculture Industry Development Manager and County Extension Director Stephen Gran, the free event held […]

Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K Coming To Hillsborough County Fairgrounds

Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K Coming To Hillsborough County Fairgrounds

  By Nicole Heubusch On Saturday, October 18, the Tactical Titan Obstacle 5K will take place at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds and is open to individuals and teams looking for a challenge. This event has 30 obstacles, incorporated in with a 5K run, and the obstacles will challenge participants with everything from wind, height, sliding […]

Bloomingdale Regional Library is Temporarily Closed Oct. 14 to Oct. 16 for Generator Installation

Bloomingdale Regional Library is Temporarily Closed Oct. 14 to Oct. 16 for Generator Installation

Hillsborough County News Oct. 13, 2014 Media Contact: Julie Watkinson, Communications & Digital Media Services, Desk: (813) 276-2677   Bloomingdale Regional Library is Temporarily Closed Oct. 14 to Oct. 16 for Generator Installation   The Bloomingdale Regional Library, located at 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico, will be temporarily closed from Tuesday, Oct. 14 through Thursday, Oct. […]

Third Annual JROTC Invitational Raider Meet Draws 20 Area Schools

Third Annual JROTC Invitational Raider Meet Draws 20 Area Schools

  By Tamas Mondovics Close to 500 cadets from five county areas competed for top honors late last month during the Third Annual JROTC Invitational Raider Meet. By the numbers, the cadets represented 20 schools forming 38 teams from East Bay, Lennard, Newsome and Plant City High School to name a few. According to event […]

East Bay Buccaneers Post Strong First Half, Seek Superbowl Showdown

East Bay Buccaneers Post Strong First Half, Seek Superbowl Showdown

  By Tamas Mondovics For the past two-and-a-half decades, and especially the last couple of seasons, the East Bay Buccaneers Youth Football and Cheerleading organization has had its share of successes, earning the organization a great measure of countywide respect. The East Bay Buccaneers Youth Football and Cheerleading League, Inc. is a Florida non-profit organization […]

Celebrate South Shore History To Highlight Rich History Of Southern Hillsborough County

Celebrate South Shore History To Highlight Rich History Of Southern Hillsborough County

  By Kathy L. Collins The South Shore area, made up of Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center, Wimauma, Riverview and Gibsonton, is rich with history, which is why the Firehouse Cultural Center (FCC) and the Ruskin Library have joined forces to take a walk through the history of the SouthShore with Celebrate South Shore […]