By Michelle Colesanti

Firewood BBQ Expands To Plant City

Firewood BBQ, located in Lithia, across from the Fire Station, has expanded to a mobile site at 3002 James L Redman Hwy in Plant City, across from Chili’s. Open daily for lunch. Standard lunch menu items are avaliable including pork and brisket sandwiches as well as their famouse green beans, collard greens and french fries. Seating is available on picnic tables outside.

Paw Envy Mobile Pet Grooming

Ashley Boyd is the owner of new business Paw Envy, a mobile grooming van. Paw Envy offers full grooming, baths, flea and tick, nails, de-shed, de-mat and more. It is available weekdays and weekends. Visit or call 447-6388.

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 9 a.m. -6 p.m., Wednesday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 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.

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 store opens at 10 a.m. The boutique specializes in like-new and new clothing for women of all sizes. Diva Consignment Boutique carries name brand clothing for 50-80 percent off regular retail.

Diva Consignment Boutique is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Consignors can bring in clothing any time during normal business hours; No appointment is needed. 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. Visit  or call 681-5500.

Airbrush Tanning Now Offered At DayDreams Day Spa

DayDreams is proud to announce a new service – customized airbrush tanning. Airbrush tanning is a safe and easy way to achieve your perfect summer look. DayDreams airbrush tanning is a fully customized experience without booths and with a wide variety of shades.
In keeping with DayDream’s commitment to healthy skin care, the tanning solution is organic, all natural, vegan-friendly, and virtually odorless. It is made using only premium grade DHA so you can get all your glow without the guilt. Daydreams Day Spa and Bath Shop offers sunless tanning packages as well as a membership program. Visit or call 657-2992.

Kid’s Day At HealthSource Offers Free Chiropractic Exams For Kids/Teens

HealthSource of Brandon is hosting its first Kid’s Day on Thursday, June 16 from 1-5 p.m. at its office, located at 166 E. Bloomingdale Ave., Ste. B in Brandon. This is a free community event. Dr. Polley is raising the awareness of spinal health importance for strong, healthy, active children and teens in the community. Free chiropractic examinations will be offered to all children and teens to help detect problems in their young spine that can lead to future issues as adults.

There is no obligation for future care. For every new patient exam given during Kid’s Day, HealthSource Chiropractic will give $20 back to A Kid’s Place. There will be a bounce house, food, music, games and prize giveaways from local businesses. Call 654-7121 to schedule your free kid’s exam.

Enjoy 36 Holes Of Award-Winning Golf During U.S. Open Telecast

This summer the U.S. Open (June 16-19) moves to the historic Oakmont Country Club in suburban Pittsburgh, the oldest top-ranked course in the United States and a nine-time U.S. Open host. Throughout June, Streamsong Resort is offering golfers a way to immerse themselves in this legendary event with a package that provides plenty of time to perfect their swings on Streamsong’s two nationally-ranked courses and enjoy one of the most exciting major championships in golf.

Available June 1-30, Streamsong’s Champions Package: USA features 36 holes of golf on the resort’s two courses – Streamsong Red, designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, and Streamsong Blue, designed by Renaissance Golf Design (Tom Doak), as well as cart fees for two rounds. The package also includes luxury accommodations at Streamsong’s lakeside Lodge, a daily Streamsong Classic Breakfast, and a commemorative hat. Streamsong’s Champions Package: USA is priced at $199 plus tax per person per night based on double occupancy or $258 plus tax per person per night based on single occupancy with a two night minimum.

For availability and reservations, call 855-964-0222 or visit

The Mosaic Company Honored Local Contract Partners For Outstanding Safety in 2015

The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) honored 129 Florida contract partners for their exemplary safety records during the company’s ninth annual Contractor Safety Recognition Luncheon in April at Streamsong Resort in Polk County. Most of the contract partners honored are based in local counties where Mosaic operates: Hillsborough, Polk, Hardee and Manatee. As part of the company’s relentless pursuit of an injury-free workplace, Mosaic tracks and reports employee and contractor safety performance, including the frequency of any injuries, which is factored into the overall company performance. The individual contractor organizations contributed to Mosaic achieving its safety performance targets in 2015. In the past, contract partner companies were recognized in gold, silver or bronze categories for their excellence in safety leadership and performance during the past year.

Amy Perez Announced As USF Federal Credit Union’s New Consumer Lending Manager

USF Federal Credit Union (USF FCU) welcomed Amy Perez to her new position as consumer lending manager last month. She will be primarily responsible for supervising the lending staff, providing timely sales production feedback, and administering consumer lending processes. Perez comes to USF FCU with over 20 years of experience within the financial services industry. USF Federal Credit Union offers a full range of financial services to the faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to the organizations with employees on the campuses of the University of South Florida. Call 569-2000 or visit

High Performance, Energy Efficient NewSouth Windows

NewSouth Window manufactures and installs high performance, energy efficient, replacement windows and doors, made specifically to withstand Florida weather. NewSouth offers their products factory direct and custom made to homeowners with a lifetime warranty on both the products and the installation. With manufacturing facilities and corporate headquarters based in the Brandon area and factory showrooms across the state of Florida, NewSouth was recently named one of the fastest growing window companies in the nation by Door and Window Market Magazine. NewSouth was also awarded the Green Award from DWM for the energy efficiency of their windows.
Homeowners can visit the NewSouth factory at 4901 Oak Fair Blvd. (at 301 near the Florida Fairgrounds) in Tampa. There are options in style, color, grids and hurricane performance for the customer to sample. It is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 626-6000 or visit

Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery Invites You To Dine & Learn

A free Dinner Seminar will be held by Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery on Tuesday, June 28 at Square 1 Burgers & Bar, located at 2042 Badlands Dr. in Brandon or on Thursday, June 30 at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s located at 13326 Lincoln Rd. in Riverview. These will be educational seminars on pre-planning final arrangements. For details, call 334-8000 as seating is limited.

Smoothie King To Open In Valrico

A new Smoothie King recently opened in May 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. 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.

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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.