Photo Courtesy of Ed Booth, Huth and Booth Photography Mainstream Boutique Opening Celebrates With Ribbon Cutting.

Above Photo: Photo Courtesy of Ed Booth, Huth and Booth Photography
Mainstream Boutique Opening Celebrates With
Ribbon Cutting.

Mainstream Boutique Opening Celebrates With Ribbon Cutting

GRCC members, Mainstream Boutique staff and family members were on hand to conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this new store in Winthrop Town Centre.

Mainstream Boutique is a retail fashion and accessories franchise concept that is in 22 states nationwide. Owner, Jeanmarie Milla opened the boutique in December and is thrilled to be part of the community. The store is a neighborhood boutique designed with the customer in mind. Please stop in for a visit soon and check out some of the great merchandise. Mainstream Boutique is located in the front of Winthrop Town Centre at 11232 Sullivan Street, #8A, Riverview.

Visit or call 643-0090.

The Bank of Tampa

With assets totaling more than $1.6 billion, The Bank of Tampa is one of the largest community banks in the Tampa Bay area. For more than three decades It has developed quality relationships that are personal and accessible, and aims to deliver a client experience like no other. Since The Bank of Tampa’s inception in 1984, it has been privately owned by its staff, directors, and clients.

Both commercial and corporate banking are offered—which includes middle market, commercial real estate, SBA lending, and treasury services—personal banking, wealth management, and trust services—truly making it a full-service community bank.

To learn more contact: Alison LaPointe, Private Relationship Manager Personal Banking at 998-2665 or Terry McFatter, Market Director Commercial Banking at 998-2701 or

New Brandon Office For Dean Burnetti Law

Dean Burnetti Law recently opened its new Brandon office, located at 413 Lithia Pinecrest Dr. in Brandon. The Christian law firm’s main office is located in Lakeland and was founded in 2015. The founding attorney and the firm’s namesake, Burnetti, attended seminary before graduating from Oral Roberts School of Law in 1986.

Dean Burnetti Law is a Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, and Social Security Disability law firm. With more than 30 years’ experience, Burnetti is one of only four attorneys in the State of Florida who is double Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the areas of Worker’s Compensation and Civil Trial Law.

The firm consists of two other attorneys, Tim Coleman and Scott Graul. Graul works primarily out of the new Brandon office. The firm’s practice concentrates on the areas of personal injury, auto accidents, premises liability, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, sexual battery, and Social Security Disability law.

When asked what compelled him to open an office in Brandon, Burnetti said, “With so much recent growth in this area, I wanted a Christian Law Firm to be available to serve the people of Hillsborough County.”

Call 813-BURNETTILAW. Visit

Home Franchise Concepts Recognizes Local Budget Blinds As Franchise Of Year

Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), parent company of the top-selling family of direct-to-consumer brands in the home improvement space – Budget Blinds, Tailored Living and Concrete Craft – recently recognized and awarded Budget Blinds’ franchise owners James and Elaine Trotter as Budget Blinds’ Franchisee of the Year for best overall sales volume in a single calendar year. They have also been recognized in the Top 20 for a single territory sales performance for 2017.

The Trotters, franchise owners of three territories – Brandon, North Tampa and Land O Lakes, have owned their Budget Blinds’ businesses since 2008. Active in their local community, they support many charity organizations, fundraisers and giving-back efforts, including Habitat for Humanity, Homes for Our Troops, the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Metropolitan Ministries, and Hillsborough Homeless Initiative.

In recognition of their long-time giving back efforts, HFC presented the Trotters with a Heart & Home Award.

Visit the local website at

Florida Medical Hearing Centers

The Florida Medical Hearing Centers recently opened at 3435 Lithia Pinecrest Rd. in the Publix plaza. A ribbon cutting was held with the Valrico FishHawk chamber.

Free hearing evaluations are available along with computerized adjustments of hearing aids, computer analysis of hearing aid, three-day trial risk-free.

This friendly, no pressure, professional hearing center provides a full range of hearing products and services. Repair and maintenance are provided on most hearing aid brands, and offer a 30-day risk-free trial on its products.

Hours are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 775-2631 or visit
OfferPad Offers Real Estate Simplicity To Consumer

OfferPad is revolutionizing the real estate industry and providing a solution to local residents. Consumers visit, enter information about their home and within 24 hours receive an offer.

The company, launched in 2015, is currently in eight markets. OfferPad has seen an increase with residents desiring a more seamless and convenient option, giving them back the control of the real estate process. The company empowers the consumer with choice, convenience and certainty, and eliminates the stress and unpredictability associated with the traditional real estate process.

Julie’s Walk-In Closet Offers Boutique Experience

Julie’s Walk-In Closet is an upscale ladies’ boutique and consignment shop offering new and gently used (like new) fashions: clothing, shoes, handbags, and jewelry for women. It also offers a small selection of collectibles and home décor, and is located in the heart of Brandon.

Team members are ready to be your Personal Shopper, able help you put together the perfect outfit every time you come in. Julie’s is a beautiful boutique featuring top designer brands from all over the world. There is no reason to ever pay full price again for clothing, handbags or jewelry.

You will find many choices at a fraction of the prices you would expect to pay at the mall or online. Approximately half of the shop is filled with new ‘boutique’ items, and the rest is carefully selected pre-owned pieces. Choose handbags from Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Michael Kors, Brahmin, Brighton, B Makowski, Fossil, Tignanello, and many others. Everything is priced up to 80% off of retail.

Julie’s Walk-In Closet’s selection includes fine jewelry, gemstones, sterling, Swarovski, Brighton, Tiffany, and fashion jewelry from all your favorite stores. Julie’s is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and until 7 p.m. on Thursdays. It is located at 720 W. Robertson St. in Brandon. Call 381-3846 or visit

Flow Fitness Will Celebrate Turning One Year

Flow Fitness celebrates its one year anniversary on Saturday, March 31 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. PDQ will be on site cooking fresh yummies along with other planned things for you and your young ones, including a bounce house, slime making station, face painting, video game center, Mary Kay, Juice Plus, 1 Rock Nails, Ruffles and Roses, Housel Dance, Thrive, Pruvit and more.

Flow Fitness is located at 11331 US Hwy. 301 S, Ste 101 in Riverview. Call 374-3019 or visit

Girls Night Out Hosted By Local Home Based Businesses

Join in for a night of Wellness, Fashion and Beauty hosted by Linda Foster (dōTERRA), Lori Wyatt (Beautycounter), Rowena Sjovall (vêtue boutique) and Sharen Hunziker (Premier Designs).

Enjoy discussions that focus on well-being, skin care, make-up, fashion and style. In addition to the various discussions offered, there will be giveaways and light refreshments provided. Grab your favorite gal pals and make this night a fun Girls Night Out. FabYOUlous & BeYOUtiful will take place on Thursday, April 5 from 6-9 p.m. at Co-Work Landing , located at 522 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon. Admission is free. For more information, vsiit Facebook; FabYOUlous and BeYOUtiful.

David Weekley Homes Partners With St. Baldrick’s Foundation For Resident Appreciation

David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is celebrating its residents in Encore at FishHawk Ranch with month-long homeowner appreciation events, culminating with a head-shaving event on Saturday, April 21, benefitting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Encore at FishHawk Ranch is a 55+ lifestyle community within the master-planned FishHawk Ranch.

Homeowners within the community are invited to participate in the second annual flamingo decorating contest and other events, concluding with the fundraiser for St. Baldrick’s. Encore by David Weekley Homes set a fundraising goal of $5,000 to donate toward pediatric cancer research. For more information, call 422-6175.

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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.