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High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

EAST TAMPA — High Hopes in High Heels, a group of professional women who volunteer in the community, recently provided an afternoon of education and fun for 37 students at the PACE Center for Girls Hillsborough.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Vietnam ceremony in Brandon to mark war program’s 50th anniversary

Vietnam ceremony in Brandon to mark war program’s 50th anniversary

BRANDON — For Walt Raysick of Brandon, his time in Vietnam, from 1969 to 1970, accounted for only a short time of his collective 30 years of service with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

Surveys gauge how Florida Strawberry Festival impacts local businesses

PLANT CITY – So just how much money does the Florida Strawberry Festival bring to Plant City, including area businesses?
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

South Shore’s premier art showcase draws large crowds

Thousands of visitors headed to E.G. Simmons Park recently for the 23rd Annual Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts. Organizers said this year’s new venue was popular among artists, exhibitors and visitors alike.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
East Bay softball coach celebrates 18 years, 300 wins

East Bay softball coach celebrates 18 years, 300 wins

GIBSONTON – His office, nestled behind the East Bay High School softball field, is like a time capsule spanning nearly two decades of triumphs by the Indians softball team.
Published: 03/25/15

Health advisories issued at four Hillsborough beaches

Health advisories were issued Wednesday at four Hillborough County beaches based on criteria for bacteria levels recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Published: 03/25/15
Couple proves wedded bliss can be had at any age

Couple proves wedded bliss can be had at any age

TAMPA — We’ve all heard it said: Make every day the best it can be, because you never know what tomorrow has in store.
Published: 03/25/15

ALS disease target of golf tourney fundraiser

LUTZ — Gary Dassatti is a man on a mission. He is obsessed with doing everything or anything he can to eliminate the world of ALS. 
Published: 03/25/15
Eagle Court of Honor held

Eagle Court of Honor held

SOUTH TAMPA — Bob Schofner of Boy Scout Troop 4 was presented the rank of Eagle Scout at a Eagle Scout Court of Honor recently at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Published: 03/25/15
Death by Chocolate fundraiser returns

Death by Chocolate fundraiser returns

Indulgence is the rationale behind the upcoming third annual Death by Chocolate: A Decadent Dessert Affair. The Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., along with the 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay Inc., will sponsor the even...
Published: 03/25/15