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Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

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Happy meals redefined at Freedom Plaza

Happy meals recently got redefined by one group of Freedom Plaza residents – those planning to attend the Met Live presentation of Mozart’s opera “Cosi fan Tutti” at Hyde Park Cinebistro.
Published: 03/26/14
Fun Fest draws throngs for activity-filled day in Sun City Center

Fun Fest draws throngs for activity-filled day in Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER – An estimated 6,000 to 7,000 visitors recently turned out for the annual SCC Community Association’s Fun Fest at its Central Campus and Atrium complex. The crowd of mostly seniors noshed on burgers, Polish sausage, stra...
Published: 03/26/14

Can’t come to us? Bizzy can come to you

I often write in this column about how local businesses can maximize their chamber memberships by regularly attending our networking functions and participating in our business expos. But often this just isn’t possible for some of our members,...
Published: 03/26/14
Sun City Center duck derby to aid campaign against human trafficking

Sun City Center duck derby to aid campaign against human trafficking

SUN CITY CENTER – Just 16 years old, the mentally challenged teenage girl had been living in captivity for months, forced to perform sexual acts with anyone willing to pay her captor.
Published: 03/26/14
Never fear, you too can make a soufflé

Never fear, you too can make a soufflé

There comes a time when you really need to step out of your comfort zone and do things you’ve never done before.
Published: 03/26/14
Use technology to improve your fishing

Use technology to improve your fishing

I recently had a couple visiting from Ohio out to enjoy the sights on Tampa Bay. We left the Little Manatee River and rode to the Bahia Beach Reef.
Published: 03/26/14
Put some 'spring' in your step at Camp Bayou event this Saturday

Put some 'spring' in your step at Camp Bayou event this Saturday

  RUSKIN – When was the last time your children spent some quality time outdoors? And do you remember when you yourself last communed with Mother Nature?
Published: 03/26/14
Master gardener entertains with succulents and cacti

Master gardener entertains with succulents and cacti

When my friends Nancy and Bob Gaspermint offered to drive me to the Master Gardener’s talk at the Bloomingdale Library to learn more about succulents and cacti, I couldn’t refuse. I don’t always get to these presentations, but ev...
Published: 03/26/14
Good Samaritan Mission to host Family Salsa Festival

Good Samaritan Mission to host Family Salsa Festival

The Good Samaritan Mission is hosting the spiciest party in town Saturday – the 2014 Family Salsa Festival. The day-long event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the mission, 14920 Balm Wimauma Road, Wimauma.
Published: 03/26/14

Impact Academy in Seffner to educate special-needs students

SEFFNER – A new private, nonprofit school, Impact Academy, 1301 S. Parsons Ave., is opening for the 2014-2015 school year to serve autistic children and students with other disabilities. ...
Published: 03/25/14