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  1. January Valrico 2015 Business ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Brandon Regional Hospital recently opened its A3 Tower with units for critical care, intermediate care and general surgery. The new tower adds 40 patient rooms and 25,300 sq.

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  2. Newsome Boys Basketball Win Charity Game, Girls Soccer Lead DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Osprey Observer

    Newsome High School boys basketball team successfully hosted its second annual "Silent Night Basketball" game at Newsome High School gymnasium, located at 16550 Fishhawk Blvd. in Lithia. The game, which hosted the Strawberry Crest Chargers, combining basketball and a food drive, produced a two-fold success for all coaches, players, parents and fans.

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  3. Bloomingdale High Welcomes New Student Culinary Arts ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Osprey Observer

    Given a chance to impress a small group of school officials and business representatives, Bloomingdale High School and members of its newly launched culinary arts class received some much-deserved recognition last month during the official opening of the school's first ever culinary arts program. Joined by faculty as well as Hillsborough County Public Schools representatives including recently elected District 4 School Board member Melissa Snively, the event featured a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Valrico/Fishhawk Chamber of Commerce.

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  4. Florida State Fair Draws Thousands Of Visitors With Food, Fun And AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Osprey Observer

    What comes to mind when you think of the Florida State Fair? The rides and attractions, or maybe even the creative food creations like the deep fried Oreos. Sure, all those things and more come to mind when you think of the fair, but the fair offers so much more than fun times and amazing food.

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  5. Detectives Seek Public's Help Identifying Residential Burglary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Osprey Observer

    HCSO detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect or suspects caught in surveillance video while entering several occupied residences in Valrico. Stealing purses and electronics, the suspects are believed to have burglarized four homes in the Valrico area between Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 2 a.m., and Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 4 a.m., while victims slept in their beds, detectives said.

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  6. Holiday Light Displays Around Town Will Shine Bright This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Beginning Thanksgiving night, 15306 Vireoglen Ln. will glow bright with lights that will twinkle to music that can be heard on the car radio. A sign on the curb outside of the house will have the station number to tune into.

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  7. Proceeds From Local Hand-Crafted Candles Benefit Homeless SheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Phala Pesano of Valrico wanted to give back to those in need in the community through her business, Seventh Avenue Apothecary. Pesano, her daughter, Jessica and her niece, Erin Grossman are all partners in the business and come from a large family that has its roots in Ybor City.

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  8. Volunteer's Singing Bowls Provide Relaxation, Meditation To Sick IndividualsRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Parker Pope of Tampa volunteers a lot of his time to help those who suffer from cancer and other debilitating diseases. He helps them by playing crystal singing bowls and Tibetan bowls.

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  9. Caregivers Experience Virtual Dementia Tour At The Bridges Retirement CommunityRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Alzheimer's Disease is a growing epidemic and is even showing up in adults in their 50's. As the baby boomer population ages, more people will be diagnosed with both Dementia and Alzheimer's, and the importance of learning to understand how to deal with loved ones who are affected becomes more crucial.

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  10. December Valrico Business Column 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Brickhouse Cardio Club, a new group fitness studio, is pleased to announce it opened for business last month at 1263 Kingsway Rd. in Brandon. A grand opening celebration took place with free Zumba and Les Mills group fitness classes and gym tours as well as door prizes, refreshments, and member sign-ups.

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  11. Orange Home Accessories To Hold Holiday Fundraising Event For A Kid's PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Debbie Ploor, owner of Orange Home Accessories in Valrico, is hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, December 13 from 1-3 p.m. to benefit A Kid's Place in Brandon. Santa and one of his elves will be available for photos for a donation of $5.

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  12. December Bloomingdale/FishHawk Business Column 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Noah's Ark Animal Hospital is hosting a holiday community event to benefit homeless Veterans at the local animal shelter. Meet the Staff of Noah's Ark Animal Hospital and participate in crafts and a coloring contest, tour the facility and enjoy some refreshments.

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  13. Bloomingdale Community Council Welcomes Newly Appointed District IV MajorRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Taking a break for the holiday season, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office District IV, Bloomingdale Community Substation held its final Council Meeting for the year last month, with an added treat for those that attend on a regular basis. The monthly held, hour-long meeting under the direction of Community Resource Deputy Curtis Warren and Property Crime Detective James Howell, welcomed newly appointed District IV Major Robert Bullara as its special guest.

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  14. Next Generation Divorce Provides Collaborative Divorce AssistanceRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    While divorce statistics in the United States are not clear cut, the plain fact is that more than a million people get divorced every year. Whether there are children, pets or property involved, the divorce process is usually complicated and painful.

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  15. Valrico Garden Club Celebrates 65th Anniversary In The CommunityRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    This November, the Valrico Garden Club celebrated its 65th Anniversary of improving lawns, furnishing the local food supply, and making the community beautiful. The club first began on November 15, 1949 and was formed by 13 women in the Valrico area.

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  16. AJ's Fine Wines & Liquors Offers Free Engraving On Jack Daniels BottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    AJ's Fine Wines & Liquors in Valrico is home to many different types of beer, wines and liquors. For the past few weeks, every Friday night AJ's has hosted a free tasting of select wine, beer and spirits from 6-9 p.m. and that will continue on December 5 and 12. Head to the back corner of the store, where there's a bar and some chairs, and the wine and spirits representatives will greet you and pour you a taste.

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  17. Four Local Businesses Recognized During Brandon Chamber's Annual GalaRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce congratulates the area businesses that have been named 2014 Small Business of the Year Award winners. Nearly 300 guests celebrated the winners that were announced during a gala held in October inside the Sheraton Tampa East Hotel's Grande Ballroom.

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  18. Shop Local This Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Finding that special gift for those special people in your life can be intimidating and frustrating for those not creative enough to come up with unique ideas. Here are some ideas from local businesses that might help make those gift-giving decisions just a little easier.

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  19. Lowe's Heroes Teams Up With Rotary's Camp Florida To Provide New Dock For CampersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Rotary's Camp Florida is a 21 acre, non-profit camp which opened in 1991 for those with special needs. It operates year round and serves about 3,000 children and adults yearly.

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  20. Valrico Resident's Little Red Bird Kitchen Bakes Tasty TreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Osprey Observer

    Cupcakes are amazing things. They can be as simple as vanilla frosting on top of a chocolate cupcake or as extreme as infused with bacon and maple syrup.

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