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Monday, Feb 08, 2016

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Falling in love with buttercream frosting

Falling in love with buttercream frosting

I’ve never been a huge fan of frostings because I find many of them teeth-screamingly sweet.
Published: 02/03/16
New Riverview chamber president runs by faith, conviction

New Riverview chamber president runs by faith, conviction

RIVERVIEW — At his first dinner as president of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce, retired physician Bryan S. Thatcher took a bow to the past and promised to lead by conviction into the organization’s next 50 years....
Published: 02/03/16
Chamber gala takes members back to early 20th century

Chamber gala takes members back to early 20th century

APOLLO BEACH — The SouthShore Chamber of Commerce recently stepped back into the Roaring ‘20s for its Annual Membership & Awards Banquet at Del Webb Southshore Falls.
Published: 02/03/16
Growers expect strawberry shortage to give way bountiful supply starting this month

Growers expect strawberry shortage to give way bountiful supply starting this month

It was so hot in November and December that the plants weren't flowering as normal, which meant fewer berries to harvest. The result: supermarkets with few or no berries.
Published: 02/03/16
Local artist to display his work at FishHawk Ranch

Local artist to display his work at FishHawk Ranch

Like Grandma Moses, John Lane didn’t start painting until late in life. He picked up a brush in his 70s and hasn’t stopped using one since.
Published: 02/03/16
It’s time to start counting birds

It’s time to start counting birds

SOUTH SHORE — Area residents who enjoy birds can give something back Feb. 12 to 15 by participating in the 19th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.
Published: 02/03/16
If you’re in business, you’re invited to attend low-cost EDGE seminars

If you’re in business, you’re invited to attend low-cost EDGE seminars

Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce members and nonmembers alike are invited to sharpen the edge on their business skills, with a series of ongoing seminars hosted by Hillsborough Community College at The Regent.
Published: 02/03/16

Library coop seeks input

The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative wants to hear from residents about the future of local public library services, programs and facilities.
Published: 02/03/16
Bealls supports Paws for Patriots program

Bealls supports Paws for Patriots program

BRADENTON — Bealls Department Stores executives Lorna Nagler, president, and Jesse Blount, marketing divisional vice president, presented the Southeastern Guide Dogs with a check for $30,500. ...
Published: 02/03/16

First Friday celebrates anniversary of Henry B. Plant Museum

TAMPA — Feb. 5 will mark the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Tampa Bay Hotel.
Published: 02/03/16