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Desperate times…

Desperate times…

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS Desperate times… Desperate times call for desperate measures somebody once said. Well, here we are in those desperate times. Two of the most highly anticipated events…

100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Ruskin Woman’s Club observes 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment By LOIS KINDLE The GFWC Ruskin Woman’s Club thinks it’s a big deal that women have the right to vote, and…

County offers upgraded plan for assistance

County offers upgraded plan for assistance

To best serve the largest number of Hillsborough County businesses impacted by the sustained COVID19 coronavirus pandemic, the County’s Rapid Response Recovery Program (R3) is being reformatted so that even…

Forever young at heart, still in between jobs

Forever young at heart, still in between jobs

Forever young at heart, still in between jobs By LOIS KINDLE Roger Zwieg will turn 90 Aug. 20, but you’d never know it if you spent any time with him…

Remembering Dr. Sam Scolaro

Remembering Dr. Sam Scolaro

Remembering Dr. Sam Scolaro, a COVID-19 warrior By LINDA CHION KENNEY Sam E. Scolaro, a beloved “country doctor” with almost 50 years experience as a primary care physician, died Aug.…

Sun City Center Emergency Squad receives national award

Sun City Center Emergency Squad receives national award

Sun City Center Emergency Squad receives national award By LOIS KINDLE The Sun City Center Emergency squad has received plenty of accolades over the years from the community, county and…

Veterans continuing to serve — quietly

Veterans continuing to serve — quietly

Veterans continuing to serve — quietly By PHYLLIS HODGES It took less than 18 months after Sun City Center’s opening, in January 1962, for the community’s first “war vet organization”…

Obituaries for the week of Aug. 20, 2020

Obituaries for the week of Aug. 20, 2020

Sonja B. Davidson Sonja Barnetta Davidson, “The Sunshine Lady,” of Apollo Beach, Fla., was born February 22, 1939, and passed away August 13, 2020, at 81 years old. She was…

If I could only have two shrubs in my landscape…

If I could only have two shrubs in my landscape…

If I could only have two shrubs in my landscape… One would be firebush or scarlet bush (hamelia patens). This is a Florida native that produces orange-red tubular flowers most…

Fall Expo is happening … in the summer

Fall Expo is happening … in the summer

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS Fall Expo is happening … in the summer Since March, we’ve all been faced with adjusting to a new normal. I look back at March and…

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