By Michelle Colesanti

Brandon Mental Health Offers Outpatient Behavioral Health Counseling

Brandon Mental Health (BMH) has been a leading provider of mental health therapy in Hillsborough County for nearly 10 years. According to owner, Shane Raymond, “Our mission dictates that we ‘meet the client where the client is.’ We strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and conducive to change. Services are provided to young children through older adults and everyone in between. Whether help is needed for a child with ADHD, an older adult with depression or a couple unable to communicate, our team of experienced clinicians is able to help.”

BMH is located at 421 Lithia Pinecrest Rd. in Brandon and also at 787 Cortaro Dr. in Sun City Center. The hours are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 315 8648 or visit

New Product Offered By Brandon Hearing Centers

Brandon Hearing Centers is pleased to announce the introduction of Opn (TM) to their product offering.  Oticon Opn is a breakthrough hearing device on the market- categorized by offering 30% better speech understanding, reducing listening effort by 20%*, and helping users to remember 20% more of their conversation (Le Goff et al 2016 Opn Clinical Evidence White Paper, Oticon, Inc.) with the high efficiency of technology embedded in this tiny device.

It offers an easy connectivity to a variety of mobile phones and other IOS and Android devices. Audio is streamed directly to the hearing aids using a modified version of Bluetooth technology developed especially for hearing aids. Call Patty Paddock at 681-2622 or learn more at

Summer Memberships Offered At CoWork Landing

During the school year, it’s quiet and all is well, but what about the summer months when the kids are home? They really want your attention and you want to give them your attention, but you still have to get your work done. Just for the summer, CWL is offering three month memberships for those parents who just need a place to work while the kids are home for the summer. CoWork Landing is a shared workspace at 522 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon. Stop by or call Shannon at 924-4679 or

Goodrich Quality Theaters Celebrates New Riverview 14 GDX Theaters Featuring Gastropub

In April, Goodrich Quality Theaters hosted a huge Multi-Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate its brand-new Riverview 14 GDX Theater & Features Gastropub opening.

Multiple events took place throughout the week to celebrate Tampa’s destination theater. Riverview 14 “GDX” (Giant Digital Experience) features Goodrich’s cutting-edge large format auditoriums with two fabulous 3,200 sq. ft. screens projected in 4K digital showcasing floor-to-ceiling viewing powered by Premium Dolby ATMOS™ sound system. In addition, all 14 theaters feature state-of-the-art digital projection with every seat reserved in extra comfortable full-motion luxurious, plush leather. Plus, they have a contemporary lobby including “FEATURES”, a Gastro-Pub Restaurant & Bar developed by Celebrity Chef Brian Duffy; innovative scratch kitchen perfect for lunch, dinner and late-night dining.

It is located at 10550 East Bay Rd. in Gibsonton. Visit for the latest movies and showtimes.

Mobile Hair Studio Perfect For Weddings

Hello, Darling! Wedding & Event Hair is a completely mobile, on-location studio. Owner Kelly Hall said that in addition to bridal parties, she is also available for private parties, corporate events, headshots and commercial shoots.

Since graduating from the Paul Mitchell School in Tampa in 2009, Hall has been perfecting her craft creating new techniques behind the chair. “My passion for creativity and making others look and feel their bet has led me to the launching of Hello, Darling!”

Hello, Darling! also works with make-up artist, Rachel Lunsford, for those looking for both hair and make-up services.
Hours are by appointment. Call 750-5147 or email

Visit or HelloDarlinghairco on Facebook.

“It’s Official” Wedding Officiant Services Will Help You Plan The Perfect Wedding

It’s Official Wedding Officiant Services owner Mimi Giordana is an ordained non-denominational Minister and Florida Notary who will help you plan your perfect wedding day. Each ceremony is crafted to fit your joyous celebration, be it a wedding, an elopement, or even a renewal of vows for those celebrating a milestone anniversary. Wedding packages will be crafted to your specific desires offering religious or secular foundation ceremonies that may include a unity candle or sand ceremony. Giordana provides each couple with information for an online pre-marital counseling course (optional), the Social Security Administration documentation for change of name, notarizing and filing your marriage license with the Clerk of Court and a personalized keepsake Marriage Certificate.  

Giordana said, “Crafting your personal ceremony, selecting vows, a special reading of a poem or verse, and directing the ceremony is what you and I will do together.”

Hours are by appointment. Call 545-8128. Visit or Itsofficialweddings on Facebook.

Pet Vaccination Clinic At Kim’s Natural Pets

EZ Pet Low Cost Pet Vaccination will hold a pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 3 from 2-3 p.m. Kim’s Natural Foods is located at 3110 Lithia Pinecrest Rd., Valrico, just north of Bloomingdale Rd. Call 684-3663 to confirm.

5th Dimension Dance Center Offers Many Dance Styles

5th Dimension Dance Cente offers recreational and competitive team dance including ballet, hip-hop, lyrical/contemporary, jazz, modern, tap, and core strength dance for ages 2-18.

Owners Alexis Johnson, Chris Johnson, Christi Johnson, Bobby Welsby, and Michelle Welsby agree that 5th Dimension Dance Center strives to provide a stimulating environment, focused on providing students of all ages with a unique, healthy and challenging dance experience. It is devoted to developing each student’s potential with a first-rate dance education, while encouraging creativity and personal, artistic growth.

It is located at 3239 Lithia Pinecrest Rd. in Valrico. The hours are Monday to Thursday from 5-9 p.m., Friday from 4-6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 643-5332 or visit

Canine Cabana Proudly Becomes Part of the PACCC

Canine Cabana is excited to announce that Sarah Hill, Canine Cabana’s Lodging Supervisor, has earned her CPACP (Certified Professional Animal Care Provider) through PACCC (Professional Animal Care Certification Council). Along with PACCC, Canine Cabana has a strong belief in educating pet parents about the importance of seeking certified professionals when choosing someone to care for their pet.

During normal lobby hours at Canine Cabana in May, anyone wanting to make a donation to PACCC can purchase a heart with their dog’s name to be displayed in the main lobby. Online donations can be made via the PACCC website as well.
Canine Cabana is a premium pet lodging facility offering overnight accommodations, doggie daycare, and training. It is located at 9708 Carr Rd. in Riverview. Contact Pickren at 672-9663 or

Fresh Produce Can Be Found At Eliana’s Market

Eliana’s Market has the freshest produce around. Selections of papaya, mango, kiwi and more are there for your picking. Choose your favorite fruit and owner Caesar Mejia will whip up a smoothie. Stop by for a sandwich or empanada and coffee. It is open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and is located at 160 N. Parsons Ave. in Brandon. Call 643-3655.

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Lynette Silon-Laguna of All Family Law Group, P.A., has been selected to the 2017 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in NADC. This elite class of advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.

Tony Baroni Team Adds New Buyer Specialist

The Tony Baroni Team of Keller Williams Realty is excited to announce that successful new Buyer Specialist, Caitlin Jones, joined the team in January and is already helping countless families find amazing homes throughout the area. She comes from a background in higher education having worked at UT and USF before making the exciting career change into real estate. In her first three months she successfully helped 10 families, and is looking forward to broadening that impact for many years to come.

The Tony Baronni Team is located at 2119 W Brandon Blvd. in Brandon. Call 661-2475. Visit

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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.