honorary mayor

Entertainment Awaits At the 2012 Momentum Festival Featuring Brandon Idol

By Kathy L. Collins The 12th Annual Momentum Festival with Brandon Idol will be held on Saturday, September 29. This exciting and fun filled event, known as “Music, Arts, Entertainment- Served Fried on a Stick,” will take place at 800 Centennial Lodge Dr. (The Brandon Elks Lodge) in Brandon. Brandon Idol Teen will take place […]

Rock N Pineapple Gets Big Votes In Shop Local

Rock N Pineapple Gets Big Votes In Shop Local

Since the day it opened, Rock N Pineapple in Plaza Bella on the corner of Bloomingdale and Bell Shoals, has embraced the Shop Local campaign. Servers make sure to give every diner at the new restaurant a Shop Local postcard and to ask them to go online and vote for them as the best restaurant. […]

Riverview Names Businesses of the Year

Riverview business owners had a lot to celebrate during The Greater Riverview Chamber Annual Membership and Award Dinner held at the International Independent Showmen’s Association in Riverview. In addition to passing the gavel to 2009 Chamber President Jill Andrew, the chamber announced its new Honorary Mayor, wished former Executive Director Kitty Cunningham well in her […]

Around Riverview December

Winner of Drawing Announced The final event for Mary Ann Wilhelm’s race for Honorary Mayor of Ruskin was a breakfast held at the office of Wilhelm Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. in Ruskin where attendees were entered into a drawing for a brand new Carrier Infinity residential air conditioning system, installed at no charge by […]

Shop Local Day Declared By Mayor

Each week, 10 local residents will be pleasantly surprised to receive gift certificates for local businesses, restaurants and retailers in their mailboxes. Each Monday, entries are drawn from newspaper and online submissions to the Shop Local campaign and it is easy to win!

Festival of Food & Fun For Families

The Ruskin Seafood Festival is celebrating its 20th year as South Hillsborough County’s largest community event. Last year, over 18,000 people enjoyed the arts, crafts, music and sumptuous seafood. “We hope we’ll have 20,000 visitors for our 20th anniversary,” said Melanie Morrison, executive director of the Ruskin Chamber of Commerce.

Help Send Cards To Deployed Troops

Honorary Mayor Tammy Holmberg is teaming up with Stampin’ Up! demonstrator Jeri Fontana to send cards to troops overseas. The pair is holding a card making event on World Card Making Day, Saturday, October 4 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Buckhorn Springs Golf and Country club, located at 2721 S. Miller Rd in […]

Win Prizes On New OspreyObserver.com

The Osprey Observer has merged its community online, on demand television My Osprey TV and its Website www.ospreyobserver.com and to celebrate the merge, is giving away more than $1,000 in gift certificates to local restaurants. The campaign kicked-off at the 50th Annual Fourth of July Parade in Brandon when Osprey staff handed out more than […]

Big Winners In Honorary Mayor Race

Apollo Beach Chamber of Commerce has a new honorary mayor, Richard Crannell; he was recognized as the winner of the race on June 26 at the Chamber’s installation dinner. All three candidates worked hard on their campaigns where dollars were translated into a point system: three points per dollar were collected in April, two per […]