Thursday, October 11, 2018

Brandon & South Shore News

Center Place of Fine Arts benefits from Bet a Buck event

Center Place of Fine Arts benefits from Bet a Buck event

Bet a Buck runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. today (Sept. 21) at the Center Place of Fine Arts, 619 Vonderburg Drive. Enjoy this live auction for the arts in this fast-moving game of chance. This fun and inexpensive event will allow attendees to buy paddles a...
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Ernest Hooper: HCC helps light the way for those on life's winding paths

Ernest Hooper: HCC helps light the way for those on life's winding paths

After he graduated from a Maryland high school, Rickey Murray had a number of opportunities awaiting him at a number of four-year institutions.He eyed the University of South Florida, applied to Florida International University and considered Virgini...
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Seffner Chamber gets early look at sales pitch for school tax referendum

Seffner Chamber gets early look at sales pitch for school tax referendum

By Crystal OwensTimes CorrespondentSEFFNER – Business owners have a lot to gain from a proposed sales tax hike to support the schools, Hillsborough Superintendent Jeff Eakins told an audience in Seffner last week.In advance of the Nov. 6 elect...
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Joe Henderson: Lesson learned from six weeks of kitchen remodeling — never again!

Joe Henderson: Lesson learned from six weeks of kitchen remodeling — never again!

Two amazing events just took place at my house. I unloaded clean dishes from our dishwasher and rinsed my cereal bowl in the kitchen sink.Yeah, I know. So what, right?Well, when you’ve been without a kitchen for about six weeks, small things become b...
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Residents look to fix chronic problems in Brandon neighborhood

Residents look to fix chronic problems in Brandon neighborhood

Prior to purchasing their lake-front home in the Timber Pond subdivision in 1986, Barbara Routen and her husband Mark feared it might be prone to flooding because of the nearby ponds and lakes.Yet they set up stakes more than three decades ago in the...
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Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Imagination, a gala"Onward, Upward, Outward" reflects the ambitious goals and theme of Imagination, the 16th annual gala for the Glazer Children’s Museum. Co-chairs Jennifer and Justin Phelps embedded bars and buffets within the exhibits, (antipasto,...
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Armwood senior hosts Day of Play for Gold Award project in Brandon

Armwood senior hosts Day of Play for Gold Award project in Brandon

The Brandon Kiwanis Club and the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will host a Day of Play from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 22) at Brandon Park, 502 E Sadie St. The event also will serve as a Gold Award project for Angelena Baldi, a senior at...
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Delta Sigma Theta to stage career and college expo at Middleton

Delta Sigma Theta to stage career and college expo at Middleton

The Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in collaboration with Middleton High School, the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections and the Tampa Family Health Center will hold a free career and college fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p...
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Roboticon to roll into USF’s Yuengling Center

Roboticon to roll into USF’s Yuengling Center

Roboticon Tampa Bay 2018 runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 29-30 at the University of South Florida Yuengling Center (formerly Sun Dome Arena), 4202 E Fowler Ave. Nearly 1,000 students from Tampa Bay and Florida will visit to learn while at this ...
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Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

TAMPA — Maybe the second time around will be sweeter for the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League.At least, that’s the goal of a sponsoring committee that has quietly laid the foundation for the civil rights organization’s return.Founded in 1922, the loca...
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