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Firehouse Cultural Center fundraiser offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a tropical paradise: Dickman Island

Firehouse Cultural Center fundraiser offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a tropical paradise: Dickman Island

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN It is among the most exclusive properties in the Tampa Bay area. It is demonstrably among the most expensive. It is certainly one of the most beautiful.…

Generations of popularity lead to expansion at South Florida Museum

Generations of popularity lead to expansion at South Florida Museum

By CARL MARIO NUDI Palmetto resident Laurie Voight remembers when she was a young girl riding in the family car over the Green Bridge into Bradenton and seeing the South…

Handling the Future offers gift of hands

Handling the Future offers gift of hands

By PHYLLIS HODGES “Giving a hand” to those in need takes on a literal meaning for Handling the Future, Inc. (HTF), the local chapter of Enabling the Future (e-NABLE), a…

SouthShore Chamber hosts ‘Havana Nights’ awards gala

SouthShore Chamber hosts ‘Havana Nights’ awards gala

By LOIS KINDLE As it does every year in January, the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce recognized its own Jan. 20 at its annual Membership & Awards Banquet at Southshore Falls.…

Area businesses recognized at Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce awards banquet

Area businesses recognized at Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce awards banquet

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Superior Residences of Brandon Memory Care received the large Business of the Year Award from the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce for 2017 during the chamber’s…

Tampa Bay’s largest YMCA welcomes new leadership

Tampa Bay’s largest YMCA welcomes new leadership

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT The Tampa Bay area’s largest YMCA has new leadership gearing up to make better connections with the community and showcase what it has to offer. Jarrod…

St. Andrew Presbyterian hosts annual Blessing of the Pets

St. Andrew Presbyterian hosts annual Blessing of the Pets

By LOIS KINDLE A well-behaved flock of area residents and their four-legged friends attended St. Andrew Presbyterian Church’s annual Blessing of the Pets Jan. 20. After brief opening remarks, the Rev.…

Chamber News & Views

Chamber News & Views

By LYNNE CONLAN Executive Director, Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce Membership in the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce is, of course, my mantra.  But once you…

Obituaries January 25, 2018

Marietta B. Orton Marietta B. Orton, 101, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018. She was born on December 15, 1916, in Asheville, Ohio. She worked for Battelle as an Executive…

In Riverview: A Night at the Races

In Riverview: A Night at the Races

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Dust off your Derby duds. It may not be May, but the Riverview Woman’s Club is hosting a Night at the Races in February to raise…

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