Forum will feature range of candidates
A forum featuring federal, state and local political candidates is 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bell Shoals Baptist Church, 2102 Bell Shoals Road.
Voters can ask candidates questions during a 5 p.m. meet-and-greet session.
Representatives of the sponsors of statewide ballot issues have also been invited to speak about their proposals.
For more information, call 523-6360, go to www.bellshoals.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center accepts scholarship entrants
Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center is accepting scholarship applications for its After School All Stars child care program for kids ages 5 to 14.
The center picks up at 12 local elementary schools and two middle schools and provides care from the end of the school day until 6:30 p.m.
Call Phyllis Skiffington at 689-0908 for more information or visit mybsac.org. Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center is at 405 Beverly Blvd.
Leadership Brandon casino night Aug. 15
Try your luck at blackjack, roulette and a Texas Hold'em tournament at the Leadership Brandon Alumni Casino Night on Aug. 15.
The Vegas-style event starts at 6:30 p.m. at Center Place, 619 Vonderburg Drive.
The cost is $35 per person, which includes $2,500 in casino fun money, door prizes, a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment.
Go to www.brandonchamber.com or call Crystal Colegrove at 689-1221, ext. 24, for more information.
Proceeds benefit Leadership Brandon, a program of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce.
MOMS Club will hold open house on Sept. 8
The MOMS Club of Riverview will hold an open house at 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Riverview Civic Center.
Prospective members can meet current members and participate in activities for children up to 4 years old.
Participants must live in Riverview.
The MOMS Club is a support group for stay-at-home mothers, mothers who work from home, and mothers who work part time but are home with their children during the day.
For more information, go to www.geocities.com/momsclub ofriverview/ or call 234-9488.
Congressional update luncheon is Aug. 20
Elected officials will answer questions and discuss issues affecting the community during the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce annual congressional update luncheon at noon Aug. 20.
The meeting is at the Winthrop Theatre, 11349 Bloomingdale Ave., Riverview.
U.S. Reps. Adam Putnam (R-Bartow) and Gus Bilirakis (R-Palm Harbor) will attend.
The cost is $18 for chamber members and $23 for nonmembers.
For details, call Allison Braden at 689-1221, ext. 36.