Brandon Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Hillsborough County Breaks Ground For $36M Public Safety Operations ComplexRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Hillsborough County government officials joined by leading members of the County's emergency management team and fire rescue were all on hand this month to celebrate the long awaited groundbreaking for a new Public Safety Operations Complex . When completed, the $36.1 million facility located on 20 acres at 9450 E. Columbus Dr. between Falkenburg Rd. and U.S. Hwy.

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  2. McLane Middle School Students Learn Importance Of Agriculture From A Dedicated TeacherRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    In the center of Brandon, students from McLane Middle School learn about agriculture. Fella Stewart, who got into teaching after serving 20 years in the U.S. Marines, teaches three levels of agriculture to sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.

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  3. Residents Say No To Proposed Gas Station On Kings Ave. & Lumsden Rd.Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    When the meeting was over, the more than 30 Brandon area residents who showed up to face the Hillsborough County Board of County Commission in opposition of a proposed RaceTrac gas station to be built on land located on the Southwest corner of Lumsden Rd. and Kings Ave., felt somewhat relieved, at least for one more month. The rezoning request left for last on the BOCC's Land Use Meeting agenda ended with the Board's 6-0 vote to postpone its final decision until its next meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, July 21. The at times awkward discussion, which was prompted by residents who spoke with determination to protect their neighborhood and the wildlife that still makes use of what little is left for them, involved a proposed 8,000 sq.

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  4. Christopher Klein's Artwork Featured At Center Place Of BrandonRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    The featured artist during the month of June in Mook Gallery at Center Place in Brandon is Christopher Leo Klein. He is a prolific painter who creates thoughtful and beautiful works of art with oils as well as colored pencil and watercolor.

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  5. The Party Of A Century: Brookdale Brandon Assisted Living Resident Celebrates 100th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    May 30, 1915 was a Sunday, and while news of World War I occupied the headlines, Marie Hagin entered the world unaware of the legacy she would leave. She was born in Indiana, but at 5-years-old she moved to the Tampa area with her family.

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  6. Local In-A-Jar Cheesecake Business Ready For SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Husband and wife team Joseph and Le'Ann Jackson are bringing a unique and fun concept to the area, cheesecake in a jar. For just $5 customers can purchase a glass jar filled with an entire slice of cheesecake from Le'Anns Cheesecakes 'N More.

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  7. Newcomers Club Awards Abused Women Emergency Shelter As $4K Fundraiser RecipientRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Brandon-based, senior ladies social group, Newcomers Club, have once again hit the ball out of the park and gave a clear testimony to what working together for a great cause is all about. Demonstrating their commitment to the community by supporting a local charity of their choice, the group has presented a $4,000 check to the Mary & Martha House, a private non-profit organization that provides temporary, emergency shelter and longer term transitional housing for homeless and abused women and children living in unincorporated Hillsborough County.

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  8. The Community Roundtable Gets Ready To Present Its Annual 4th Of July ParadeRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    The Annual Brandon 4th of July Parade presented by The Community Roundtable will be held on Saturday, July 4 beginning at 10 a.m. This year's theme is Red, White and Blue. The parade route will begin at Lumsden and Parsons.

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  9. The LOFT Event Lounge Offers Its All Inclusive Event Concept As A Franchise OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    When Arlene and Ben Frisk opened The LOFT Event Lounge, they never expected that they would be offering their all inclusive event concept as a franchise. If you have ever considered being an event planner and/or owning your own business, then this franchise option is just for you.

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  10. Brandon Regional Hospital Earns An "A" Patient Safety ScoreRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    If you are looking for a safe, high quality hospital, look no further than your neighborhood hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital. The hospital was recently recognized with an "A" safety score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent non-profit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.

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  11. ECHO Director Stacy Efaw Retires After 13 Years As DirectorRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Nearly 30 years ago, ECHO, the Emergency Care Help Organization, was established. The Brandon Community has benefitted much from this 501 charity, whose mission is to provide emergency care to families in need and help them back to self-sufficiency.

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  12. The Artwork Of The Members Of The Brandon League Of Fine Arts On Display At Center PlaceRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    During the month of May, the Brandon League of Fine Arts holds its Annual Members' Show at Center Place. The artwork of very talented artists is on display all month in the Mook Gallery.

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  13. Keller Williams Red Day Benefits Brandon Sports and Aquatic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Close to 50 local Keller Williams agents, joined by a couple dozen volunteers representing Sherwin Williams, ascended on the Brandon Spots and Aquatic Center last month, and took part in a nationwide community service project known as RED Day "This annual event is an initiative dedicated to celebrating Keller Williams Realty's year-round commitment to improving our local communities," said Julie Swain representing the realty's Brandon Office. Swain explained that the local project, which at BSAC, located at 405 Beverly Blvd in Brandon, involved facility upgrades with painting, replacing windows, doing some much needed repairs and preparing multiple areas, is actually a part of something much bigger.

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  14. Honorary Mayor Of Brandon Race To Begin June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    The tradition of Honorary Mayor of Brandon continues this year with two participants who are hoping to raise as much money as they can for the charities of their choice. In the running this year is Kerrie Hoening of the Osprey Observer, and Michelle Hernandez of Romero Insurance and Financial Services.

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  15. Sandi Patty Returning To Bell Shoals Baptist Church For Celebration ConcertRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Christian music's most decorated female vocalist, Sandi Patty, is making preparations for a return to the Tampa Bay area as a part of her patriotic tour, "A Celebration of Faith, Family & Freedom." The community is invited to join in an evening of celebration, praise and worship on Thursday, July 2 at Bell Shoals Baptist Church, located at 2102 Bell Shoals Rd. in Brandon.

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  16. Brandon Ballet Announces Richard Munro Scholarship Winner For 2015Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    The 2015 winner of the Richard Munro Memorial Scholarship is 16 year old Brandon resident, Katherine Thacker, a home schooled student. Thacker has been a Brandon Ballet Company Dancer for four years.

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  17. Riverview Couple Celebrates Grand Opening of Circle K StationRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Riverview residents Nicole and Thaddeus Davis have embarked on a new business adventure in the Brandon area. The Davis' most recent undertaking is ownership of the Circle K/Shell station located at 202 W. Brandon Blvd. The couple currently own and operate Green Lizard Lawn Care & Landscaping which won the 2011 Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award.

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  18. Fire Rescue Promises May Opening Of New Bloomingdale Fire Station,...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Hillsborough County's newest 9,300 sq. ft., three-bay fire station located on Bloomingdale Ave., is only weeks away.

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  19. Mosaic Distributes $300,000 To Area Non-Profits Through Goals For...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Since the beginning of the 2013 National Hockey League season, The Mosaic Company has distributed nearly $300,000 to local non-profits, including ECHO of Brandon, through its Goals For Food Program. This is an initiative with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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  20. Air Time Air Conditioning Keeps Community Residents Cool Year-RoundRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Air conditioning is a necessity living in Florida. Air conditioning going out in the middle of the summer may seem like a catastrophe, but with an air conditioning company like Air Time Air Conditioning and Heating, the catastrophe can be fixed in no time.

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