Dog Fest
Hosted by Aliquity
Saturday, October 6; 1-4 p.m.
Future Home of FishHawk Dog Park
(next to Barrington Middle School)

Vendors, Prize Drawings, Training Demonstration, Pet Blessing, Rescue Row, Flea Market.

CONTESTS: Cutest Puppy, Best Costume, Owner-Dog Look Alike ($5 entry fee per contest)

For more info, visit, call 230-4719 or email
Proceeds benefit local dog rescue and charities.

10th Annual Kids Helping Kids
ECHO Fashion Show

Saturday, October 6; 1-3 p.m.
Hillsborough Community College Brandon Campus Auditorium
10414 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa

Students ages five to 18 who want to participate can register for the show at
For more information,
visit 2012 ECHO Fashion Show

5th Annual
Cards for Troops
Center Place for the Arts
619 Vonderburg Dr., Brandon
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Help assemble cards or make a donation to help to pay for the cost of the supplies.
If you have the full address of a service personnel stationed overseas, contact Center Place at 685-8888.
For more information, visit
5th Annual Cards for the Troops

Valencia Lakes
Arts and Crafts Festival
Saturday, October 6; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Valencia Lakes
16003 Valencia Club Dr., Wimauma
Calling all artists and crafters! 50-vendor fest indoor at Valencia Lakes. Food, DJ, Candidate Meet & Greet and more.
Call 938-4864 to reserve a booth for $30.
For more info, email

Life Spring Church
Meeting at Valrico Academy
13306 Boyette Rd., Riverview
Sunday, October 7; 10 a.m.

Ribbon Cutting for the Riverview Chamber will take place after service (around 11 a.m.). Lunch will be served.

Small Business
Marketing Seminar
Osprey Observer Small Business Center
916 Lithia Pinecrest Rd., Brandon
Wednesday, October 24;
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

This informative seminar will guide business owners in marketing their business, networking with other area businesses and working with the press to “get your name out there”. Lunch will be served. ($99 value)
RSVP today to
Space is limited.

Sammy Sullivan Charities
Host Party At O’Brien’s
Thursday, October 11; Starting 6 p.m.
701 W. Lumsden Ave., Brandon

COMMUNITY EVENT-Raffles, Silent Auction, Live Auction. Come on out and join the fun for a good cause.
Benefits A Kids Place – Sammy Sullivan House
For more info, visit
Sammy Sullivan Charities Community Benefit

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