Hunger In America Study Released Gives Face To Hunger In Tampa Bay

Hunger In America Study Released Gives Face To Hunger In Tampa Bay

  Staff Report According to the new Hunger in America study conducted nationally by Feeding America, residents would be surprised to learn the characteristics of the 841,000 hungry people in the community served yearly by Feeding America Tampa Bay (FATB). “Too often, we associate being hungry with negative stereotypes, such as being homeless or uneducated,(…)

The Take Out Butler’s Take: EATS! American Grill

My service therapy dog Ruby and I were equally thrilled to hear about a unique “Yappy-Hour” sponsored by the amazing locally based volunteer organization Paws for Friendship (www.pawsforfriendshipinc.org.)  Ruby is always up for some “people food,” and I had a canine-like “Pavlovian” response to a hot new venue at the Winthrop Town Center. I had(…)

Ronald McDonald Charities Of Tampa Bay Kicks Off Fundraising Events

Ronald McDonald Charities Of Tampa Bay Kicks Off Fundraising Events

  By Sandy Meyer The Ronald McDonald Charities of Tampa Bay (RMHCTB) provides a home-away-from-home for families of pediatric patients in area hospitals at no cost to them. “It gives families a place to come home to rest and the opportunity to socialize with other families with similar circumstances, which is really important,” said event(…)

Hillsborough School Enrollment Up, Some Seniors In Danger Of Not Graduating & More…

Hillsborough School Enrollment Up, Some Seniors In Danger Of Not Graduating & More…

  By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough Schools Enrollment Up Nearly 4,000 Students Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) officials have recently reported that the district’s first day enrollment is up nearly 4,000 students this year compared to the first day of school last year. Schools reported enrollment of 190,814, up 3,997 from last year. According to school(…)

Florida Orchestra: Pick Your Favorites With A “Compose Your Own “Series

Florida Orchestra: Pick Your Favorites With A “Compose Your Own “Series

  By Henry Adams With concerts starting in October, The Florida Orchestra’s new season is just around the corner.  In addition to the proverbial “something for everyone” including concerts from Rachmaninoff to Rock, Mozart to Mambos, Beethoven to Ben Folds and Carmina Burana to Christmas carols, the orchestra has announced British conductor Michael Francis as(…)

Inna’s Family Alteration Offers Affordable Formal Dresses For Homecoming Season

Inna’s Family Alteration Offers Affordable Formal Dresses For Homecoming Season

  By Michelle Caceres Back-to-school shopping has consumed parents’ time in recent weeks but high school girls have been contemplating another very important school-related purchase: the homecoming dress. Whether looking to accentuate funky style or embody the portrait of perfection, Inna’s Family Alteration has a myriad of choices for every girl regardless of her taste(…)

Family Owned Heavenly Sweets & Pastries Opens First Storefront, Offers Custom Creations

Family Owned Heavenly Sweets & Pastries Opens First Storefront, Offers Custom Creations

  By Kelly Wise Legg Mary Hermis never dreamed that she would be opening her own bakery when her family moved to Valrico from North Carolina in 1999. Her husband, Guy, was stationed at MacDill AFB. At the time, they had two young daughters. In 2005, Guy retired from the Army after 23 years of(…)

Home Inspection Company Helps Homeowners Get The Facts

Home Inspection Company Helps Homeowners Get The Facts

  By Robyn St. James The housing industry in Florida is starting to recover, and hundreds of homes are hitting the market. Get the Facts Home Inspections is saving Florida homeowners time and money by making sure their homes are ready to be sold and bought. Certified, professional home inspectors will provide comprehensive visual inspections(…)

Doctor Saylor Offers Award Winning Dental Services Including Same-Day Crowns

Doctor Saylor Offers Award Winning Dental Services Including Same-Day Crowns

  By Sonia Lavina Larry Saylor II,  D.M.D.  believes delivering quality dentistry will improve patient’s lives for many years. “We have world class dentistry right here in Brandon,” said Dr. Saylor.  Emphasizing on comprehensive and cosmetic care is what Dr. Saylor does best. Some of the services provided include extractions, implants, veneers, Invisalign, safe amalgam(…)

Meet The Harbaugh Team Of Keller Williams Realty South Shore

Meet The Harbaugh Team Of Keller Williams Realty South Shore

  By Sonia Lavina Having served the real estate industry for over 24 years, David and Bonnie Harbaugh pride themselves on putting their clients’ interests first guiding them through what is often the most significant financial transaction of their lives. “Our clients’ success determines our success,” said David Harbaugh, Broker Associate of Keller Williams Realty(…)