Walk Foundation Freedom to Walk Foundation is hosting a charity golf outing at TopGolf Tampa, 10690 Palm River Rd., on Thursday, May 24 from 6-10 p.m.

Charity Golf Outing At TopGolf Will Support Freedom To Walk Foundation

Freedom to Walk Foundation is hosting a charity golf outing at TopGolf Tampa, 10690 Palm River Rd., on Thursday, May 24 from 6-10 p.m.
Join in the golf, food, raffles, prizes and fun to help a child to walk. No golfing ability? No problem. Topgolf is a game for all ages. Score points by hitting micro-chipped golf balls at giant dartboard-like targets on an outfield. The closer you get your ball to the center or ‘bullseye’ and the further the distance, the more points earned.

If you are serious about dominating the competition or just want to show off your golf fling, you can bring your own.

Riverview Garden Club Speaker On Landscaping

The Riverview Garden Club will host guest speaker Joey Booker on the subject of having a good looking landscape. It will take place on Wednesday May 9 at 10 a.m. at the Riverview Civic Center on 11020 Park Dr. in Riverview.  On Wednesday, June 13, Lynn Barber, an expert on Monarch Butterflies will be the guest speaker. Call 654-6987 for more information.

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

On Saturday, May 12, the local post offices will collect nonperishable food items on behalf of Tampa Bay Food Pantries.
Residents are encouraged to place bagged, non-perishable grocery items next to their mailboxes on the morning of May 12. All items will be picked up by the postal carrier and delivered directly to ECHO. Participating Post Offices include Seffner, Brandon, Valrico, and Riverview.

ECHO is also in need of volunteers to sort over 25.000 pounds of food. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. Please contact Myriam Lugo: myriam@echofl.org for open volunteer shifts.

“This postal food drive is one of the largest events where we receive generous donations of food. Last year we received 20,678.83 lbs. of food. By helping with this event, you are aiding us in gearing up for our second location. Stay tuned for more details on our Riverview location to take an active part in ending hunger.” Myriam Lugo, ECHO Center Director. For more information or questions: events@echofl.org.

Free Family Picnic Sponsored By East Hillsborough Democratic Club

The East Hillsborough Democratic Club is sponsoring a free picnic for members, families, friends and all likeminded people on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Paul Sanders Park, 3319 S. Kings Ave.  in Brandon. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken & drinks (sodas and water) will be provided. Guests may bring Potluck Side Dish or Dessert (not required), or anything you want to be cooked on the grill. Local political leaders and candidates are invited. For more information, call Donna Fore at 582-0902.

A Night To Remember Benefitting The Children’s Home Network

Mark your calendars for the Children’s Home Network’s A Night to Remember event. Together, we will help heal the hearts of abused, neglected and abandoned children, and support thousands of local families in need. This year’s theme, Twisting the Night Away, will feature delicious food, cocktails and live music from Tampa legends, The Fabulous Rockers.

It will be held on Friday, May 4 from 7-11 p.m. at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC, 522 N. Howard Ave. in Tampa.

Tickets cost $125 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To purchase tickets, visit www.childrenshomenetwork.org/nighttoremember.

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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.