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Brandon Family Support center offers free hurricane prep workshop


Learn how to prep for hurricanes at seminar

The Brandon Family Support & Resource Center will hold a free hurricane preparedness workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1277 Kingsway Road, Brandon.

The workshop will provide advice on reducing the effects of a hurricane disaster. For information, call (813) 740-4634.


Five CEOs to speak to young professionals

Young Professionals Brandon will host "CEO Unplugged," a panel of five chief executive officers, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at River Hills Country Club, 3943 New Riverhills Parkway, Valrico.

Tickets are $10 and are available at For information, call (813) 689-1221.


Kids, come try out for Tampa Blaze softball

The Tampa Blaze youth softball organization will hold tryouts for its 10 and under team at 10 a.m. Saturday at Thatcher Park, 16640 S County Road 39, Lithia. Tryouts for the fast-pitch travel team are open to girls who were born in 1998 or 1999. All positions are open for competition.

To reserve a spot, contact Ryan Gregory at (813) 781-1054 or ryan


Modern day love story to hit stage tonight

The Frenzie — Life Theater presents I Love You Because, a modern day musical love story, this weekend at the Barn Theatre at Winthrop, 11349 Bloomingdale Ave., Riverview. Show times are at 8 tonight and Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students. For information, call (813) 655-0789 or go to the


Heavy equipment to be auctioned today

In need of heavy machinery or equipment? A-Team Demolition will auction dump trucks, fork lifts, semitrailers and other large equipment at 10 a.m. today outside the Winthrop Pole Barn Pavilion, 11349 Bloomingdale Ave.

The auction also will include generators, computers, portable traffic control signs, street lights and police radios. Preview items at For information, call (813) 784-3926.

Sun city center

Women's cancer support group to meet

Women With Cancer Concerns, a support group, will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. today at United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center. Stena Campagna of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center will speak on cancer patient education and wellness. The meeting is free and open to anyone. For information, call (813) 642-9020.


Learn how to buy plants off the Internet

Attention Internet plant buyers: The Tampa African Violet Society will meet at 10 a.m. July 17 for "eBay 101."

The meeting, at the Seffner-Mango Library, 410 N Kingsway Road, Seffner, will offer tips on Internet plant shopping. There also will be a plant raffle and violet bingo. For information, call (813) 681-1910.


Celebrate first year at self-storage facility

Crosstown Stor-N-More Self Storage will celebrate its first anniversary from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1505 S U.S. 301, Tampa.

Organizers will serve free hot dogs, drinks, snow cones and popcorn. They will also give away one month of free storage. For information, call (813) 301-1111.

Brandon Family Support center offers free hurricane prep workshop 07/09/09 [Last modified: Thursday, July 9, 2009 4:30am]
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