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YMCA fundraiser has become a Carrollwood rite of fall

YMCA fundraiser has become a Carrollwood rite of fall

CARROLLWOOD — It’s a rite of fall in the Carrollwood area.
Published: 10/22/14

HOPE brings people together to solve community issues

TAMPA — HOPE, the Hillsborough Organiza- tion for Progress and Equality, comprised of members of 17 faith communities, has worked since 1988 to promote justice, fairness and dignity for all people in Hillsborough County....
Published: 10/22/14
Budget Self Storage collects items to help human-trafficking survivors

Budget Self Storage collects items to help human-trafficking survivors

Cutting a ribbon and sharing cake are a few of the lighthearted traditions associated with the grand opening of a business, but Budget Self Storage is also choosing to draw attention to the more weighty issue of human trafficking.
Published: 10/22/14

Community band announces fall schedule

BRANDON — The Eastern Hills- borough Community Band, a 60-piece concert band, has released its fall concert schedule.
Published: 10/22/14
Deputies save Pomeranian caught in couch

Deputies save Pomeranian caught in couch

Teddy, a 5-pound, 7-month-old parti-colored Pomeranian, was rescued from the jaws of an electric recliner Sept. 29 by two Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies.
Published: 10/22/14

Brandon Foundation to celebrate 11 years of service

When local families have their lives turned upside down, the Brandon Foundation is there to get them back on their feet.
Published: 10/22/14

Hillsborough County invests in drowning prevention

BRANDON — In an effort to reduce youth drowning deaths and increase jobs, the Hillsborough County board of commissioners voted to give $800,000 to the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center.
Published: 10/22/14

A free Evening of Recovery Awareness

RIVERVIEW — Everyone knows somebody who suffers from substance abuse, addiction or alcoholism, or who is in recovery. And while there is no cure, there is a solution, according to an event’s guest speaker.
Published: 10/22/14
Tennis for Fun season begins Oct. 31

Tennis for Fun season begins Oct. 31

BRANDON — Nathan Moore founded Tennis for Fun, a free clinic for people with Down syndrome and other special needs, in 2000, when he started his senior year at Jesuit High School.
Published: 10/22/14
Booster pride doesn’t skip a beat at tournament

Booster pride doesn’t skip a beat at tournament

There are no awards for best band boosters — but maybe there should be, given the hard work and long hours that band moms, dads and supporters donate in support of the pageantry arts.
Published: 10/22/14