Penny Fletcher

Brandon 912 group welcomes South County members

By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net RIVERVIEW- Guyann Bracken-Fay has traveled to every one of America’s 50 states and many countries of the world. She didn’t know it while traveling,
Full story

Young scientists come from all over the state for robotics program

By Penny Fletcherpenny@observernews.net RUSKIN — Last week I found some students in summer school because they wanted to be. Not because they’d failed or been in ...
Full story

Concentration, coordination and confidence

By Penny Fletcher penny@pennyfletcher.com   Penny Fletcher Photo Jim Chambers strikes a pose before demonstrating a new move in his karate class at the Gardenville Recreation Center. Jim ...
Full story

Brandon 912 group welcomes South County members

By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net RIVERVIEW — Guyann Bracken-Fay has traveled to every one of America’s 50 states and many countries of the world. She didn’t know it while ...
Full story

Dying for water

By PENNY FLETCHERpenny@observernews.net Ralph Douglas, right, founder of Into Africa, a spiritual and humanitarian ministry, and Ezrom Bonambi, who runs the African side of the ministry, ...
Full story

Time on his hands

Penny Fletcher PhotosBurjor “Joe” Nargolwala wears the George F. Hixson Medal, the highest honor the Kiwanis Club can bestow, proudly in his Sun City Center ...
Full story

Volunteer team teaches students to avoid obesity

By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net RIVERVIEW - Summer students at Summerfield Crossings Elementary School were treated to a fitness program July 22 given by a volunteer team calling ...
Full story

Volunteer team teaches students to avoid obesity

By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net RIVERVIEW - Summer students at Summerfield Crossings Elementary School were treated to a fitness program July 22 given by a volunteer team calling ...
Full story
Author info
image Penny Fletcher Penny has lived in South County since 1979; in Ruskin, Apollo Beach and Riverview and knows the area and its people well. Before becoming a correspondent for The Observer News and the Riverview Current, she wrote for The Tampa Tribune and has been the Bureau Editor for The East Bay Breeze, The Sun, and the South Shore News. Her work has earned many awards from the Florida Press Association and Community Papers of Florida; including First, Second and Third Place state-wide awards for News Writing, Original Writing, Feature Writing, Columns and Editorials. She has also been awarded a First Place, state-wide photography award. From 2000 to 2006 she edited for Amazon Books publishing division, BookSurge, via the Web; wrote book jackets and marketing copy and worked one-on-one with many Amazon authors. She currently freelances as a writer, editor, speaker and coach at www.pennyfletcher.com.
Powered by Vivvo CMS v4.1.6