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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

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Literacy celebrated by tutors, students

Literacy celebrated by tutors, students

YBOR CITY — Sarrah Conn, of South Tampa, and Julia Etienne, of East Tampa, share a special bond.
Published: 10/01/14

Inaugural Viking Fest planned for Leif Erikson Day

BAYSHORE — The Scandinavian Trade Association of Tampa Bay will host the first Florida Viking Fest to commemorate Leif Erikson Day, which honors the Norse explorer who led the first Europeans known to have set foot in North America....
Published: 10/01/14
For some, Party Artsy provides therapy along with art

For some, Party Artsy provides therapy along with art

Karen Dowd, of South Tampa, suffered a serious stroke but has found a positive way to cope — with every brush stroke she makes with a paintbrush. Dowd participated recently in a Party Artsy art class, an event that has been popping up all over...
Published: 10/01/14
Professional reaches her pinnacle — she can now vote

Professional reaches her pinnacle — she can now vote

TAMPA — In 1969, Margaret Chan-Carter made the biggest decision of her life.
Published: 09/24/14
High Hopes in High Heels announces charities

High Hopes in High Heels announces charities

WEST SHORE — High Hopes in High Heels, a volunteer organization of professional women, plans to support four different nonprofit agencies during its 2014-15 activities year and summer 2015.
Published: 09/24/14
All God’s creatures can get blessings at church events

All God’s creatures can get blessings at church events

All Creatures great and small are welcome at several Blessing of the Animals events beginning Oct. 2 and continuing through that weekend.
Published: 09/24/14

Gramatica family gets a kick out of giving back

TAMPA — The sports world is filled with athletes who run charitable foundations. Most of them lend their name and make the occasional appearance, sign a few autographs and leave the staff to handle the dirty work....
Published: 09/24/14
Local leader on and off the field headed to Duke

Local leader on and off the field headed to Duke

TAMPA — Baseball scholarship to prestigious Duke University?
Published: 09/24/14
Event to raise money for Blessed Bottoms diaper bank

Event to raise money for Blessed Bottoms diaper bank

Debi Rucker, of FishHawk, the executive director of Blessed Bottoms Diaper Bank, said her organization collects diapers for families that might otherwise be forced to choose between food, shelter or diapers. Infants need up to 10 diapers a day, which...
Published: 09/24/14
Eat Your Books, a unique search engine for cookbooks and recipes

Eat Your Books, a unique search engine for cookbooks and recipes

Think your cookbook collection is out of control? Even after recently downsizing to a scant 250 cookbooks, I found it daunting to organize mine, let alone the recipes within them. My method was far from perfect, but it seemed to suit me okay.
Published: 09/23/14