Penny Fletcher

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HCC, Good Samaritan Mission, target diseases through better diet

A new partnership between the college and the Good Samaritan Mission in Wimauma is ensuring that hundreds of area residents are eating healthier food than they have in the past.
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A life saved: appreciated and remembered

An emotional reunion between two women earlier this month has left an impact on both that each says they’ll never forget....
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Businesses helping students benefits whole community

Most needed were the 40-to-50 sets of scrubs and lab coats because just like in the world of work, students are not permitted in class unless they’re dressed for the job. ...
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After 236 pound loss, speaker says he doesn’t intend to quit

Anything is possible if you stick with the program, say his Weight Watchers leaders....
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How to know when to trust your mechanic

Many women are intimidated by maintenance, and don’t know who or what to trust when it comes to repair....
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Honoring the past while preparing for the future

After-hours open house brings out more than 100...
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Are we killing our pets with ‘kindness’?

Experts say pet obesity is on the rise....
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SCC residents get questions answered about new sewer lines

This portion of the sewer project has a cost of $8 million....
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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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