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Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

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Writers retreat offers inspiration, tips, critiques and more

LITHIA — The 2015 Florida Inspirational Writers Retreat, “Touching Lives through the Written Word,” will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at the CedarKirk Retreat and Conference Center, 1920 Streetman Drive....
Published: 08/26/15
Hospital ceremony offers emotional healing

Hospital ceremony offers emotional healing

Sometimes a hospital is a place of physical healing, but during the Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony, the focus is on emotional healing.
Published: 08/26/15
Faith Family comes to Brandon

Faith Family comes to Brandon

BRANDON — On June 21, Faith Family United Church of Christ hosted its first worship service and a picnic barbecue at its new location, 1607 Lithia Pinecrest Road.
Published: 08/26/15

Extension services are free, vast and wide-ranging

Visitors can spend a day or more at the Hillsborough County Extension Services building in Seffner, where gardeners, especially, have five great reasons to commit to doing so, according to Master Gardener Cindy Paulhus.
Published: 08/26/15
Bluegrass show to feature local talents

Bluegrass show to feature local talents

BRANDON — The public is invited to a free bluegrass concert — donations will be accepted — at 6 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Brandon, 121 N. Knights Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Published: 08/26/15

Journey to another era during Roaring ’20s night

BRANDON — A Roaring ’20s-themed night, featuring singer Ella Chadwell and pianist Jimmy Silva, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Allegria Italian Ristorante. Tatyana Frost, owner of The Way 2 Dance Studio, will perform dances...
Published: 08/26/15

ECHO hosts first-ever job fair

BRANDON — ECHO, the Emergency Care Help Organization, is hosting a Career Opportunity Showcase — its first-ever job fair — from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Bill Carey Boys & Girls Club, 213 N. Knights Ave....
Published: 08/26/15
Turn junk into art and win prizes

Turn junk into art and win prizes

The Hillsborough County Extension Service and Hillsborough County Fair will host the ninth annual Recycled Yard Art Contest this fall.
Published: 08/26/15
Brandon Kmart and USO Central Florida support the troops

Brandon Kmart and USO Central Florida support the troops

BRANDON — For the second year, the Brandon Kmart has partnered with USO Central Florida to donate $1,000 in school supplies for children of military personnel at MacDill Air Force Base and the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater....
Published: 08/26/15
Desire to help others fuels Second Saturday Serve

Desire to help others fuels Second Saturday Serve

VALRICO — Karen Kiehl only has to talk about the monthly community service initiatives she leads out of Horizon Christian Church to get choked up. Some of the missions she and her small army of Second Saturday Serve volunteers undertake stir u...
Published: 08/26/15