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Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Lois Kindle

Tribune Staff

34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games start Sept. 29

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SOUTH SHORE – Seniors serious about their sports need to suit up, lace up and sign up now for the 2014 Tampa Bay Senior Games. The 34th annual series of competitions will take place over three weeks from Sept. 29 t...

Former touring pro offers golfers better swing

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SOUTH SHORE – PGA Tour veteran Jim Nelford thinks the way folks traditionally learn to swing a golf club is all wrong. He says it goes against the body’s natural movement, and that’s why so many golf...

Emergency squad to celebrate the ‘Big 5-0’

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SUN CITY CENTER – Sun City Center celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011. Now it’s the SCC Emergency Squad’s turn.

AMI Kids-YES leads troubled teens teens into bright futures

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WIMAUMA – Some kids need extra help to set them on the right path in life. They get in trouble with the law and could become career offenders without organizations like AMIkids.

Volunteers sought for annual coastal cleanup

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SOUTH SHORE – Residents who live in southern Hillsborough County have much to cherish in the way of natural resources. Their outdoor playground includes more than 20 miles of shoreline and two large rivers.

Latest project a major Sew N Sews donation to hospice

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SUN CITY CENTER – At first glance, it’s obvious that members of the Sun City Sew N Sews have talent. Their various projects are strewn across the sewing room at 915 Cherry Hills Drive. But what becomes more...

Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

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RIVERVIEW – Cecelia Nieves has a soft heart when it comes to injured and abused animals. She has worked with them as a certified veterinary technician at Tampa Bay Veterinary Eme...

Chamber welcomes new educators

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RUSKIN – Around 140 teachers and administrators from 13 area schools got their first taste of the community when they were treated to gifts, breakfast and a special program Aug. 15. The annual Welcome to South Sho...

Riverview High School gets new head shark

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RIVERVIEW – When math teacher Danielle Shotwell transferred to Riverview High School in 1998 as one of its charter faculty members, she had no clue she’d become its principal 16 years later. But yesterday a...

JSA Medical to host second annual hurricane expo

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SUN CITY CENTER – The 2014 hurricane season has been quiet thus far but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods. The busiest time for these giant storms is still ahead.

World War II veterans honored at Freedom Plaza

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SUN CITY CENTER – Honor Flight of West Central Florida, the Retired Officers’ Corporation, JSA Medical Group and Freedom Plaza recently honored 38 World War II veterans physically unable to travel to Washin...

New South Shore school to open next week

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RUSKIN – When the school year starts Tuesday, thousands of South Shore students will head back to class at the institutions they attended last year. But more than 700 Ruskin-area kids in grades K-5 will find a new...

Hanson Services helps seniors stay at home

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SUN CITY CENTER – When aging seniors who live alone need help with their personal care, everyday chores, meal planning, transportation and more, keeping them in their homes can become a challenge – and that...

Buddyball helps special needs kids play sports

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APOLLO BEACH – Sometimes all folks need is a helping hand – especially when they’re special needs kids. And that can be especially true when it comes to playing sports.