Save The Date For The Impact Celebration Dinner

The 2108 Impact Celebration dinner fundraiser will take place on Thursday, October 4 at The Regent in Riverview. Fellowship and seating will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and programming at 6:30 p.m.

The evening will unveil how this nonprofit organization is impacting today’s teens by educating and empowering them to make positive life choices and to avoid high-risk behaviors. Dinner is complimentary, but there will be an appeal for financial support at the end of the evening. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

For more information on sponsorships, table hosting and attending the event, contact the Impact office at 264-9368 or email Angie Kagey at Further detail can also be found at The Regent is located at 6437 Watson Rd. in Riverview.

BCWC Begins New Season Of Themed Luncheons

The Brandon Christian Women’s Connection is commencing the new season of themed luncheons on Monday September 10 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. with ‘We will Remember’ and the program will feature a presentation of patriotic music and readings with John and Sandra Kubler. The speaker will be Betty Burgue. This inspirational luncheon will also feature a raffle of gift cards, door prizes and lunch for $15. First time guests pay $10.

All ladies are welcome, and no membership is required.  Please plan on attending this nondenominational friendly luncheon, which will be held at Bell Shoals Baptist Church in The Special Event Center, 2102 Bell Shoals Rd. in Brandon. 
Please call Lillie at 740-0098 for information or to make a reservation by Monday September 3.

Kirk Cameron LIVE! Comes To Lakeland With Living Room Reset

Actor Kirt Cameron and his wife Chelsea are bringing the ‘Cameron living room’ to churches across the country to discuss marriage and parenting. Every event is unique as guests are given the opportunity to choose the content for their living room discussion. Information on specific topics and a full description of the event can be found online at

Matt Hammitt, the two-time GRAMMY® nominated and Dove award-winning Christian music artist will join the tour. Cameron has also invited other Christian music artists and has surprises from the hit television series Growing Pains.

The event takes place on Sunday, October 21 at 6 p.m. at Highland Park Church, which is located at 4777 Lakeland Highland Rd. in Lakeland. Doors will open at 5 p.m.

General admission is $25 per person or $20 per person for a group of 10 or more. A VIP ticket is available for $50 per person and includes an early entrance at 4 p.m. with first choice seating and a Q&A session. Tickets can be purchased at or by phone at 1-800-965-9324.

Cirque Musica Holiday Presents Wonderland At Yuengling Center

Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland, and it will play for one spectacular performance in Tampa on Sunday, December 16 at 7 p.m. Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland is a fun-filled concert experience for the whole family featuring the talented cast of Cirque Musica, accompanied by holiday songs performed by a live symphony orchestra. Audiences will journey into a visual world of Wonderland with amazing acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hi-jinks and holiday cheer. The show blends the spellbinding grace and daredevil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers with the sensory majesty of a symphony orchestra performing the greatest holiday music of all time.

Visit, Facebook, or Twitter for more information. Tickets are now on sale at the ticket office at the Yuengling Center, Ticketmaster outlets, or Ticket prices are $25, $35, $55 & $85. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. To order tickets by phone call 800-745-3000.

Don’t Trash That Phone

Recycle your old cells or smartphones and keep the landfills green.  SouthShore United Church of Christ continues to collect old phones working directly with a firm that takes the phones and finds homes for them and/or disposes of them to produce useful recycling materials.
Drop Off Any Type of Wireless Phone.  Old Android and/or iPads to recycle are also accepted. Equipment may be dropped off at the Church office or College at 1501 La Jolla Ave. in Sun City Center.

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Amanda Boston is the Christian Voice Editor for the Osprey Observer. She is a graduate of Bible Training for Church Leaders (BTCL), who enjoys sharing how God is working in and through the community. Amanda resides in FishHawk with her husband and two children.