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Holiday Home Tour provides for community charities

Holiday Home Tour provides for community charities

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs’ Brandon Service League will kick off the season with its 22nd annual Holiday Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6 in several Brandon-area locations.
Published: 11/19/14
Junior League seeks award nominations

Junior League seeks award nominations

TAMPA — The Junior League of Tampa has launched a community awards program, Luminaries, and seeks nominations from the public.
Published: 11/19/14

Chamber award nominees announced

The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for the chamber’s Business of the Year awards.
Published: 11/19/14
Renovations progressing at Ybor’s Al Lopez house baseball museum

Renovations progressing at Ybor’s Al Lopez house baseball museum

YBOR CITY — Construction on the Tampa Baseball Museum at the Al Lopez House has reached a major milestone. Recently, the house received a fresh coat of paint, which adds a touch of color and protects its wooden exterior. In addition, bricks wi...
Published: 11/19/14
Married artists turn a serious hobby into a gallery

Married artists turn a serious hobby into a gallery

A volunteer project of creating a mural for Franciscans set Judge Rex Barbas and his wife, Donna, thinking of their art as more than a serious hobby.
Published: 11/19/14

On Giving Tuesday, area YMCAs plan on giving back

TAMPA — At the Tampa Bay YMCA, Thanksgiving doesn’t stop after Turkey Day or Black Friday.
Published: 11/19/14
Diabetes doesn’t slow down Sickles cheerleader

Diabetes doesn’t slow down Sickles cheerleader

LUTZ — It would seem like Gabriella Gennaro has everything going for her.
Published: 11/19/14
A ‘special’ young lady is fulfilling a dream

A ‘special’ young lady is fulfilling a dream

Sporting a Bulls T-shirt and carrying her University of South Florida ID badge, 22-year-old Thalia Arbelaez strolls the campus like a typical college coed.
Published: 11/19/14
‘Operation: Reveille’ calls attention to homeless vets

‘Operation: Reveille’ calls attention to homeless vets

NORTH TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commissioner Les Miller is proud to be a United States Air Force veteran. He served during the Vietnam War era in which 58,200 Americans lost their lives, including his brother-in-law....
Published: 11/19/14

Newsome students make U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

LITHIA — Two of Director Michael J. Miller’s Newsome High School band students were selected for the 125-member 2015 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. Altogether, more than 1,300 musicians from 47 states auditioned....
Published: 11/19/14