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970 WFLA's Tedd Webb to speak at Youth Professional Brandon seminar


Radio personality to speak on area media

Local radio host Tedd Webb will be a guest speaker at the Youth Professional Brandon development seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9. Webb, who is part of the morning talk show team on Newsradio 970 WFLA, will discuss leadership and longevity in the Tampa Bay media industry. The seminar is at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce, 330 Pauls Drive. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. To reserve a spot, call (813) 689-1221 or e-mail Amy Belliveau at

Sun City Center

Church offers musical series on resurrection

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center presents "Love Encountered," a four-part series of musical dramas that will be held during church services and will depict the resurrection of Jesus. The shows are at 7 p.m. Thursday and April 10, at 4 p.m. April 11, and at 7 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. April 12 (Easter Sunday) at 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. For more information, call (813) 634-2539.

Hillsborough County

Fundraisers planned for girl hurt in crash

Two fundraisers are on tap for Summer Moll, the 5-year-old girl who suffered a fractured skull and lost her mother when a woman accused of drunken driving smashed into their car in September. Stor-N-More Self Storage will hold a classic car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 11 at 1505 S U.S. 301, Tampa. The entry fee is $15, and there will be raffles. For more information, call (813) 301-1111.

On April 25, Woody's B-B-Q will put on a car and bike show from 4 to 8 p.m. at its Plant City location, 203 W Alexander St. The entry fee is $10 in advance and $15 on event day. Participants will receive a 10 percent discount on food. For more information, or to donate items for a silent auction, call (813) 986-1242.


Restore Food Pantry to widen service area

Restore Food Pantry, which has been providing food to residents in Riverview, Gibsonton and South Brandon, is extending its services to Clair-Mel. The food pantry, at 8002 U.S. 301 S, Riverview, is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Residents in the following ZIP codes might qualify for an eight-week supply of food: 33569, 33578, 33579, 33534, 33510, 33511 and 33619. For more information, or to check eligibility, call (813) 741-2222.


Registration open for baseball camps

Registration is under way for Saladino Baseball Academy's weeklong summer camps at South Brandon Little League, 600 S Parsons Ave. The academy is holding 11 weeks of camps, starting June 8 and ending Aug. 21, for kids ages 6 to 14. The cost is $165 per week for full days and $115 per week for half days. Kids will need to bring their own equipment. For more information or to register, go to


Brandon Ballet presents 'Raymonda'

Brandon Ballet presents a two-act version of Raymonda, a Russian ballet, at 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Spoto High School, 8538 Eagle Palm Drive, Riverview. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $15 for kids, students with I.D. and seniors ages 55 and older. For more information or group rates, call (813) 684-4282. The crew also will perform the ballet at 5:30 p.m. April 19 at the Polk Theater in Lakeland.


Annual PetFest is Saturday at dog park

The fourth-annual Ruskin PetFest is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ott's Off-Leash Dog Park, 21st Street SE and Third Avenue SE. The event, sponsored by the Times, will have a pet fashion contest, musical entertainment and children's activities. Proceeds will benefit the C.A.R.E. no-kill animal shelter in Ruskin. For more information, call (813) 661-2455 or e-mail

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