By Michelle Colesanti

Mobile Pet Grooming

Ashley Boyd is the owner of Paw Envy, a new mobile grooming van, which will come to you and your pet. Paw Envy offers full grooming, baths, flea and tick, nails, de-shed, de-mat and more.

You can now enjoy more free time doing what you love and not have to worry about having your pet picked up from the groomers. Paw Envy mobile pet grooming van will take care of all your grooming needs in the comfort of your driveway. It is available weekdays and weekends. Visit or call 447-6388.

Help For Pelvic Health Conditions

Dr. Armas, a physician specialist, will host a free seminar on various treatment options available for women with incontinence and other pelvic floor issues. This will take place at St. Joseph’s Hospital-South, Franciscan Conference Room, 6901 Simmons Loop, in Riverview, on Thursday, May 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration required. Call 443-3046 or visit Parking is free and light refreshments will be served.

Fundraiser For Foster Children

Join in for a wine and cheese ladies night out on Tuesday, May 24 from 7-9 p.m. benefitting local foster children at What’s In Family Consignment, located at 3220 Lithia Pinecrest Rd. in Valrico. Tickets cost $5 and are available at the store. See store for list of vendors participating. The event is sponsored by What’s In Family Consignment, Rodan and Fields skin care, and Traci Lynn jewelry. Proceeds go to local Guardian Ad Litem. Call 643-7393.

TNT Termite And Pest Control Celebrates Five Years

Bonnie and Ed Tekampe, owners of TNT Termite and Pest Control, are proud to serve the local community.

They recently celebrated their fifth year in business. Many homes in Eastern Hillsborough County are protected from ants, spiders, roaches, and termites by TNT Termite and Pest Control, which provides a quarterly service for residential home owners and custom services for its commercial customers.

They are now looking to add a fourth member to the team. Contact 716-9196 or 760-2691. Visit

 Clothing Sale At Inna’s Alterations And Repairs

Inna’s Alterations and Repairs is now offering a lot of clothing for sale at 20-50 percent off until the supply is gone. Inna’s has something for every member of the family. Store hours are Tuesday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Inna’s is closed on Sunday and Monday. Inna has over 25 years of experience in alterations and repairs and is located in the Bloomingdale Professional Center (next door to Bloomingdale High School) at 1548 Bloomingdale Ave. E. Call 651-4416.

Lynette Silon-Laguna Two Years AIOFLA’s 10 Best In Florida For Client Satisfaction

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA’s) has recognized the exceptional performance of Florida’s Family Law Attorney Lynette Silon-Laguna as Two Years 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the “10 Best” list must pass AIOFLA’s rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOFLA’s independent evaluation. Selection criteria focus on attorneys who demonstrate the highest standards of Client Satisfaction. Contact Silon-Laguna directly at 375-0539 or

inRsite Computer Becomes inRsite IT Solutions

For the past six years inRsite Computers has provided top-tier computer repair services to the Brandon and Riverview areas. What retail customers may not know is that it has also supported many local small and mid-sized businesses by providing Managed IT Services, essentially becoming their IT department. The company has shifted to focus solely on Managed IT Services for businesses. This change has allowed the company to devote all resources and knowledge to provide clients with superior support and faster response times while saving time and money.

InRsite also provides Voice Over IP, Cloud Server Hosting, Virtual Desktops, HIPAA/PCI Security Consulting as well as Website design and hosting services. Visit or call 661-8324.

Children’s Gala Raises $4,000

More than 350 kids and parents came to MOSI in early May for a different kind of gala. They ate dessert first and showed off the piggy banks they decorated to raise money and help other kids just like them. The MOSI Children’s Gala presented by PNC Bank is part of MOSI’s Give Change to Make Change campaign. PNC Bank provided thousands of piggy banks that kids adopted, decorated, and named, including Albert Ein-swine and Piggy deGrasse Tyson. All of the proceeds from the piggy banks go toward providing scholarships for under-served kids to attend MOSI’s Science Camps. This year’s total reached $4,007.06. Donate to support MOSI’s Give Change to Make Change campaign at MOSI.ORG.

Smoothie King To Open In Valrico

A new Smoothie King recently opened in Valrico. Franchisee Shane Burden has always wanted to own a business, and he is enthusiastic about the opportunity to bring the brand to the community. Burden has also signed on to open two additional Smoothie King Locations in area, communities yet to be determined. Burden’s Smoothie King Location will open at 3429 Lithia Pinecrest Rd. in Valrico. He feels the store’s close proximity to fitness centers and the local YMCA will provide a nutritious post-workout meal option, as the brand emphasizes the ability to help guests achieve their health goals while living a healthy and active lifestyle. Locals in Valrico and surrounding communities can stop to try out Smoothie King’s fresh, expansive menu with options of extras and enhancers as a meal replacement or healthy on-the-go snack.

Steve Moran Is Keller Williams Top Agent 12 Years In A Row

Steve Moran with Keller Williams Suburban Tampa has finished as the Top Individual Agent. Moran had over $18 million in written volume for 2015. He finished as the number one single agent out of 900 agents in the Keller Williams Chadwick Group, which includes Hillsborough and Pinellas County. He received the award at the annual Keller Williams award ceremonies at the Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. Moran has been with Keller Williams for 12 years after spending 11 years with Re/Max Realty. Call 661-2476.

Orange Home Accessories Raises Money For Family Promise

Orange Home Accessories held its Welcome Spring event in April for Family Promise of Greater Brandon. Everyone enjoyed live music by Ella and Jazz Pianist Jimmy Silva, along with wine and appetizers, raffles and specials. A total of $1,000 was raised for Family Promise.

Orange is a home décor and gift store that specializes in well-designed pieces that are artful and functional. It is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. It is located at 1046 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico (in Plaza Bella). Call 681-8686.

Mystery Sale Brings Six Year Anniversary Savings At Diva Consignment Boutique

Diva Consignment Boutique, a stylish women’s clothing boutique in Brandon, will celebrate its six year anniversary on Saturday, June 4. A Mystery Sale will be held that day which will equal a multitude of savings. The boutique specializes in like-new and new clothing for women of all sizes carrying name brand clothing such as Chico’s, Liz Claiborne, Jones NY, INC, Nine West, Ralph Lauren, Talbot’s, Avenue, Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor, Tommy Hilfiger, Ann Klein and more for 50-80 percent off regular retail. All merchandise accepted is of high quality and is affordably priced. Diva Consignment Boutique is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Consignors can bring in clothing any time during normal business hours. Spring and summer clothing is now being accepted. Clothing must be no older than two years old, clean, pressed and on hangers. The consignment period is 60 days, and consignors receive 40 percent of the sale of their merchandise. Purses, belts, scarves, hats and newer looking shoes are also accepted. Visit or call 681-5500.

Media Day Celebrated Upcoming U.S. Women’s Amateur Four Ball

In April, Streamsong Resort hosted a Media Day for the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship. The U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball, which will be played on Streamsong Blue on Saturday-Wednesday, May 21-25, is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the United States Golf Association. Streamsong Resort is located at 1000 Streamsong Dr. in Bowling Green. Call (888) 294-6322 or visit

Local Dance Studio Wins Top Awards

The Way 2 Dance, a Brandon swing, ballroom and Salsa dance studio, recently earned top honors at the Sarasota Challenge, a ballroom dance competition held at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota. “This weekend was the fulfillment of many years and hundreds of hours of lessons and training at The Way 2 Dance,” said Tatyana Frost, studio owner, teacher, and pro competitor.

Two amateur competitors won top in class awards, John Ware for Top Male Bronze and Missy Ide for Top Female Newcomer. In addition, Vince Harwood earned second and third in Men’s Championship along with first place in many different categories. Jerry Burgin and Barbara Ware brought home first and second placement in their dance categories.

Both Tatyana Frost and David Orcutt won in the Top Teacher category and The Way 2 Dance took home the coveted Top Large Studio trophy. “My husband and I began taking lessons at The Way 2 Dance two years ago when we wanted lessons in social dancing and neither of us knew a single step,” stated Missy Ide. “I fell in love with the studio, with Tatyana and my other teachers, and with dancing itself. They encouraged me to reach higher than I had ever dreamed and dancing has become a part of my life. I’m honored to have won this trophy and helped The Way 2 Dance earn the recognition they so greatly deserve.”

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Michelle Colesanti
Michelle has been with the Osprey Observer for almost nine years, and her current position is Assignment Editor. She resides in Bloomingdale with her husband Phil, two sons, Philip and Matthew, and Tigger the cat.