Helping Homeschoolers Is A Labor Of Love For Tampa Bay HEAT...

By Michael Smith When Teresa Manganello founded Tampa Bay HEAT seven years ago, she never imagined the homeschool support group would become what it is...

Got Talent Competition Hopes To Make Impact On Teens

  By Michelle Colesanti   For teens, peer pressure, in all forms, has taken place for many generations. Impact’s crucial messages of character building, healthy-decision making, goal...

Local Rotary Clubs Help To Eradicate Polio

By Libby Hopkins In the early 80’s, Rotary International set out to rid the world of polio. For years, people feared this highly contagious viral...

Toyota Brings Back “100 Cars for Good”

Last year's 100 Cars for Good program made a huge difference to 100 nonprofit organizations selected by voters. Toyota recently announced the second annual...

Immanuel Lutheran School To Host Family-Friendly Oktoberfest

By Michelle Colesanti Immanuel Lutheran School (ILS) has been holding its Oktoberfest for 31 years providing families with a fun way to celebrate the fall...

Chapman And Associates Offers Additional Insurance Assistance In New Brandon Office

  Staff Report Scott Chapman is an insurance agent who specializes in providing both life insurance and annuities for individuals, business owners, professionals, retirees and governmental...

Veteran Remembers The Pacific, The Railroad And Pan Am

  By Derek Maul At 95 years of age with an excellent memory, Roy Nyquist has enough interesting stories to illustrate his own history book. Born in...

Scouting For Food Drive Helps The Needy In Our Area

Help the Scouts of Gulf Ridge Council help others by filling the Scouting for Food bags distributed by the Boy Scouts. Bags filled with...

Rolling Pin Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Culinary Scholarship

By Eric Heubusch The Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium in Brandon announced that it would partner with Hillsborough Community College to create a Culinary Scholarship. Owners...

A Children’s Kastle Early Learning Center Encourages Meal Time Conversation

By Brenda Giles Spending time in conversation during meal time promotes a great learning foundation for early literacy. “Teachers partnering with parents prove to be a...