Brandon Residents Raise Funds For Devastated St. Thomas

By Kate Quesada When Rick and Debbie Ploor and their family set off for their vacation in St. Thomas in early September, they had no...

Operation Lotus Fulfills Mission In Wake Of Irma

By Kate Quesada When a natural disaster comes through a region there are many opportunities to help those less fortunate. FishHawk resident Melanie Brockmeier-Jordy used...

Paratroopers Help Clean-Up Lakeland Hurricane Damage

By Kate Quesada A local airport became home to some of the U.S. Army’s paratroopers last month in the days following Hurricane Irma, but when...

Valrico Resident Coordinates Meals For Hundreds Of Linemen

By Kate Quesada On a trip to the grocery store in the days following Hurricane Irma, Valrico resident Alissa Cribbs had an encounter that changed...

Hurricane Irma Tests Community Resilience As First Major Storm To Hit...

By Tamas Mondovics It has been 12 years since Hurricane Wilma, the last major storm to make landfall in the state of Florida and the...

Tampa’s Royal Family KIDS Camp Brings Hope To Foster Kids

By Amanda Boston Every day in Tampa Bay, an average of eight children are removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. In June,...

Family Thankful As Riverview Community Rallies Together For Baby Jimmy

By Kate Quesada A baby in need has a new home this month thanks to the generosity of the Riverview community. When Riverview resident Theresa Turner...

Randall Invites Community To Visit Annual Patriot Day Memorial

By Tamas Mondovics For the past eight years Randall Middle School students have taken part in remembering the victims of the 2001 9/11 terrorist attacks.  This...

Community Welcomes Medically Retired Army Sgt. Katie Thomas Home

By Tamas Mondovics It was as if someone ordered the rain to stop and the sun to come out for but a few minutes when...

Longtime Campo Y Volunteer Ayden Thomas Honored During Anniversary Celebration

By Tamas Mondovics From coaching sports teams, plan events, raise funds and handle dozens of key responsibilities, YMCA volunteers serve an important role in association’s...