Silver Sneaker Members Train In Hands-On CPR

Silver Sneaker Members Train In Hands-On CPR

  By Heather Wilkins Hillsborough County Fire Rescue (HCFR), in conjunction with Brandon Regional Hospital (BRH), recently had the opportunity to train Silver Sneaker members from the Campo YMCA about hands-on CPR. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or heart and lung resuscitation (CPR) is a vital component in helping to aid a heart attack victim prior to help(…)

Unique Church Encourages Equine Attendants

Unique Church Encourages Equine Attendants

  By Robyn St. James Not many people can bring their pets to church. Even fewer people can bring their horses and fit in with the people around them. Cowboy-Up Ministry is not an average church. T-shirts, blue jeans and cowboy boots are practically a part of the dress code. At least a dozen attendants(…)

August Bloomingdale/FishHawk 2014 Business Column

August Bloomingdale/FishHawk 2014 Business Column

  By Sandra Meyer Dog Gone Holistic Offers Anesthesia Free Dental Cleaning for Dogs Dog Gone Holistic has partnered with Doggy Dentals, Dr. Kim Barnes and Janet Sutton (dental hygienist) to perform dental services in its mobile veterinary unit using no anesthesia or drugs. The cost for this unique and necessary medical service is $165(…)

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Group Offers Support For Families Of Children With Down Syndrome

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Group Offers Support For Families Of Children With Down Syndrome

  By Robyn St. James Little is known about the world’s most common genetic disorder, Down Syndrome. It is caused almost by accident, when the smallest chromosome in the human body is incorrectly reproduced. Many parents in the Tampa Bay area have one or more children affected by Down Syndrome. Ten years ago, as the(…)

Nationally Known Artist Featured At Upcoming Exhibit

Nationally Known Artist Featured At Upcoming Exhibit

  By Kathy L. Collins Roseanne Korfant is running in the Honorary Mayor’s Race for the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. She is hosting an exciting event which will benefit her charity of choice, The Good Samaritan Mission. Roxanne Tobaison, a nationally known watercolor artist, will be featured at the Meet The Artist Exhibit(…)

M.D.W. K-9 Offers Playful Solution To Dog Training

M.D.W. K-9 Offers Playful Solution To Dog Training

  By Libby Hopkins Dogs are considered to be man’s best friend. They offer us a wagging tail and lots of wet, sloppy kisses when we come home to them each day. All they ask for in return is unconditional love and lots of playtime. Playtime is most important for a dog, and it can(…)

Sunshine State Family Care In FishHawk Offers Preventative Medicine For Entire Family

Sunshine State Family Care In FishHawk Offers Preventative Medicine For Entire Family

  By Bonnie Mentel Dr. Monica Rivera had been providing care with a medical practice in FishHawk when she decided that it was time for her to part ways and continue to provide high quality and compassionate care under her own practice, Sunshine State Family Care. “Last year I decided to venture out on my(…)

Martin’s Jewelers Celebrates 60 Years Serving Community

Martin’s Jewelers Celebrates 60 Years Serving Community

  By Michelle Caceres Joe and Brenda Martin have perfected the art of longevity. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in June. If that milestone isn’t impressive enough, their business, Martin’s Jewelers, a landmark in the Brandon area, is celebrating 60 years in business. Joe’s dad, Freddie Martin, started the business in their home(…)

Welcome Michael Francis–New Music Director

  By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra’s upcoming season is full of excitement with concerts featuring Ben Folds, Yo-Yo Ma, The Music of the Rolling Stones and Carmina Burana, among many other offerings.  However, a big part of the excitement is that the orchestra has recently selected British conductor Michael Francis as its new music(…)

Consignment Stores Offer Bargain Shopping For Clothing, Furniture & More

Consignment Stores Offer Bargain Shopping For Clothing, Furniture & More

  By Heather Wilkins Consignment shops are an extremely popular way for the savvy shopper to find great deals or maybe to earn money on slightly used clothes, accessories and furniture for resale. After our recent feature, we received a lot of feedback about other local consignment stores in the area featured below. Love mall(…)