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2012 Small Business Of The Year Award Semi-Finalists Named

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce congratulates the area businesses that have been named 2012 Small Business of the Year Award semi-finalists. Annually, this Awards Gala recognizes and honors small businesses within the Greater Brandon area that have demonstrated leadership, positive growth and development, creativity, and integrity in operating a business, as well as a […]

Eye On Business Riverview/Apollo Beach/Ruskin

Eye On Business Riverview/Apollo Beach/Ruskin

Norgard Insurance Holds Ribbon Cutting In early March, Norgard Insurance Group, located at 809 E. Bloomingdale Ave. # 387, hosted a Ribbon Cutting at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce. Norgard Insurance Group offers its clients a variety of benefits the not limited to medical benefits for a group or individual, pre-paid legal, supplemental benefits, life […]

Morningstar Named Ambassador Of The Year

Morningstar Named Ambassador Of The Year

Local Brandon resident and owner of local electric company, Morningstar Electric, Tammy Morningstar has been selected as the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassador of the Year. Morningstar is co-owner of Morningstar Electric, located at 506 Shamrock Rd. in Brandon, with her husband, Ken. “I was completely surprised when I was announced as the winner […]

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Valrico State Bank FishHawk Blvd. recently hosted a Smart Women Finish Rich seminar. The seminar encourages financial freedom and is the first step towards managing one’s own finances. For more information, contact Anita Silverstein at Valrico State Bank in FishHawk at anita.silverstein@valricostate.com. Jaymer-Que Celebrates Anniversary & Grand Opening of Ms. Cyndi’s Cafe On December 3, […]

Small Business Of The Year Winners Announced

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the 2008 Small Business of the Year Awards. The annual recognition gala, featuring a red carpet theme, was held in October at The Palmetto Club at FishHawk Ranch. Fifteen area businesses were recognized as finalists at the Chamber’s annual event, sponsored by Bank of Tampa […]

Stowers Honored With School Naming

By Michelle Caceres Hillsborough County School Board named the Lithia elementary school located adjacent to FishHawk Ranch after Richard “Dick” Stowers, 79, a local civic leader and businessman that revolutionized the funeral business in the Brandon area. Born in Hillsborough County, Stowers grew up in the Palm River area when Brandon was just a sleepy […]

Melonie Hall, Brandon Regional Hospital, Committed to Community

By Derek Maul Born: St Louis, Missouri, 1962 Raised: Freehold, New Jersey Moved to Florida: 1978 Lake Brantley High School, Seminole County: 1980 Florida State University: 1984 Moved to Brandon: 1988 Member: St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Brandon Regional Hospital’s Melonie Hall is a self-confessed overachiever. As director of marketing and public relations for Brandon’s […]

Come Meet Your Congressmen August 20

On Wednesday, August 20, the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce will feature Brandon area congressmen at a congressional update luncheon. Congressman Adam Putnam and Congressman Gus Bilirakis will be in attendance. The congressmen represent Florida’s 9th and 12th Congressional Districts which encompass the Brandon area. Located along the gulf coast, the 9th Congressional District spans […]