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Sunday, Feb 07, 2016

Lois Kindle

Tribune Staff

Chamber gala takes members back to early 20th century

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The SouthShore Chamber of Commerce recently stepped back into the Roaring ‘20s for its Annual Membership & Awards Banquet at Del Webb Southshore Falls.

Local artist to display his work at FishHawk Ranch

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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.

It’s time to start counting birds

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Area residents who enjoy birds can give something back Feb. 12 to 15 by participating in the 19th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.

Area residents prime targets for sweepstakes, lottery and charity fraud

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SUN CITY CENTER – Community Resource Deputy Jeff Merry is zeroing in on three types of fraud this month in his ongoing effort to keep residents – and their money – safe. He will conduct fraud awarene...

Octagenarian’s turns art into passion

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RIVERVIEW – 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.

She’ll help you say I do

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KINGS POINT – Barbara Brown and her husband, Joe, recently moved to Sun City Center to get away from the harsh winters up north. And while she’s here from November to April, the Pennsylvania native plans to...

My Warrior’s Place needs financial help

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RUSKIN – My Warriors Place, a nonprofit retreat for active military, veterans, first responders and families of the fallen, is in need of an infusion of cash. Kelly Kowall, its founder and president, is asking for...

Sun City Center Chamber hosts annual awards gala

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SUN CITY CENTER – With its new chairman’s theme, “Dare to Dream, Strive to Achieve,” the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce recently kicked off the new year by honoring the best of the y...

It’s time for tax filing, beware the scams

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APOLLO BEACH – Tax season has officially started, and local officials are warning area residents to be wary of predators wanting to defraud them.

Doctors to host grand opening of new pain management practice

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RIVERVIEW – Chronic pain needn’t be an agonizing cross to bear, say medical doctors Nikhil Patel and Rodney Rodrigo. There are treatments available to significantly lessen or sometimes eliminate a condition...

Honeybell season is under way at Dooley Groves

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RUSKIN – Folks who love citrus look forward each year to the U-pick honeybell orange season at Dooley Groves. Since the day after Christmas, the Ruskin-based farm market has been packed with visitors clamoring to ...

Park fundraiser a fun event for the entire family

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WIMAUMA – Horseback riders, hikers and paddling enthusiasts of all ages are invited to an all-in-one event Saturday as the Friends of the Little Manatee River State Park hosts its annual Poker Ride/Hike/Pa...

SCC golf cart driving exemption a privilege, not entitlement

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Sun City Center has 22,000 residents. An estimated 12,000 of them own and drive golf carts on designated streets in the community.

Christmas events abound in South Shore

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SOUTH SHORE – Santa was a busy man Dec. 12 as he gathered intelligence from area children on their hopes and wishes for Christmas this year.

First Native American arts, cultural festival draws thousands

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Visitors took a step back in history recently when Native American performers and artisans from across the country turned 10 acres of the Redhawk Ranch into an authentic Nat...