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A Kid’s Place Continues Operations Despite COVID-19 Worries

By Jadon Khor Forever dedicated to serving children in need, A Kid’s Place is transitioning from its summer quarantine practices to a fall, school-time schedule....

Meals On Wheels For Kids Expands Into Wimauma, Looking For Volunteers

By Dominique Asher Children in the SouthShore area have more access to food thanks to a new program from Meals on Wheels. Its Meals on...

Mother Of Local Hero Queena Releases A Memoir To Share Inspirational...

Queena Phu may be known as the Bloomingdale Library Attack Victim, but to those of us in the Brandon community, Queena is also known...

New Pastors Ride Into Town At St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church

Reverends Gary and Jayne Rideout recently became the senior pastors at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Brandon. They moved here in July from...

ECHO To Host Drive-Through School Supply Car Cruise At Bay Life...

By Dominique Asher UPDATE: The ECHO Back to School Carnival Car Cruise has been canceled due to concerns that there was not enough time to pre-register...

Referendum Dollars Fund Much Needed Air Conditioning Upgrades For 26 Schools

The Hillsborough County School District (HCSD) is using the student break to perform many much-needed upgrades thanks to funds from the half-penny sales tax...

Riverview-opoly Is A Creative Twist On A Much-Loved Game That Helps...

By Gwen Rollings Riverview area residents have the chance to play a game for a great cause this month. Monopoly, which is the best-selling privately patented...

Son’s Vision To Help Mom With Cancer Creates Award-Winning Red Velvet...

By Anjali Caligiuri “Selina’s is more than just red velvet cake,” said Anthony Lewis, owner of Selina’s Red Velvet. After hearing the devastating news that his...

Drive-Through Prayer Box Offers Hope During Trying Times

God promises us in the Bible that He hears every word that we pray to Him. In the spirit of community and prayer, Disciples...

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