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Monday, Oct 20, 2014

Brandon News

Traditions are the glue of generations

We did it because it was fun, it drew us closer to our children and we were looking for a memory-maker that would be a special event we could savor and share upon recollection. That’s how “Foothie” was born in our family.
Published: 10/17/14
Hot cereal comes packed with memories

Hot cereal comes packed with memories

While I recognize it’s health benefits and the need to eat less bacon and eggs, as a breakfast option, oatmeal has always seemed bland, pasty and gray.
Published: 10/17/14
Go-ahead given for replacement library

Go-ahead given for replacement library

RIVERVIEW — Hillsborough County Commissioners recently approved a budget for fiscal year 2015, which offered some good news for book lovers.
Published: 10/16/14

Spoto swim team making waves

RIVERVIEW – At last month’s City Relays swim meet, most of the teams that finished towards the top of the standings were traditional Hillsborough County powerhouse schools in boys swimming – Berkeley Prep, Plant, Bloomingdale and...
Published: 10/15/14
Running hard in Zach Tucker’s memory

Running hard in Zach Tucker’s memory

BRANDON — Sherry Tucker remembers the promise she made to her son eight years ago as he lay on his deathbed, just two months shy of his ninth birthday.
Published: 10/15/14
Theater students present ‘Snow Off-White’

Theater students present ‘Snow Off-White’

VALRICO — Brandon Youth Theatre has taught children musical theater since it was founded in 1991 by Carolyn Scheuer, of Riverview.
Published: 10/15/14

Chalking it up to art at Center Place

BRANDON — Quick on the heels of the 17th annual Halloween Horribles Parade, Center Place organizers will be setting up for their next major event, a chalk walk and art festival in partnership with both the Brandon League of Fine Arts and the G...
Published: 10/15/14
‘Night of a Thousand Stars’ puts focus on diversity

‘Night of a Thousand Stars’ puts focus on diversity

BRANDON — A formal night of celebration for people with disabilities is returning for a second year to the Brandon community, bolstered by a $1,000 donation from one of the area’s oldest service clubs.
Published: 10/15/14

Village Players scare up a spooky October

VALRICO — The Village Players will premiere “The Legend of Frankenstein” by local playwright Carlton Jones, starring Mitchell Spencer as Victor Frankenstein and Todd DuPriest as the Creature, Oct. 17, beginning with a fundraising...
Published: 10/15/14

Guide dog user group hosts Oktoberfest fundraiser

TREASURE ISLAND — The National Association of Guide Dog Users will host their own Oktoberfest fundraiser Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Lions Beach House, 9300 W. Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island.
Published: 10/15/14