Penny Fletcher

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Riverview woman takes feeding the hungry personally

“They’re all around us,” Anita said. “People just have to open their eyes and see.”
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Got crowns? Caps? You may want to rethink that whitening job

We’ve all heard the television commercials for various products that whiten teeth....
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County Extension Office identifies and advises on native and invasive plants

Careful thought must go into any planting to be sure you aren’t creating a problem....
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Riverview Chamber given larger space as it continues to grow

The Riverview Chamber of Commerce wasn’t looking for larger space. Executive Director Tanya Doran said it was a great gift and cost them nothing....
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Dual Purpose

Woman’s club hopes early shopping day will increase renovation funds ...
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Second phase of Apollo Beach environmental project begins

First phase won county-wide award in 2009 ...
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Job fair held at Regional Service Center exceeds expectations

Marlene Elizabeth Taylor-Williams of Ruskin, recently discharged from the military, has experience in both social work and education. She was one of the 250 job-seekers to talk with potential employers at the South County Job Fair Sept. 28, Photo Mitch Traphagen...
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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.
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