Hurricane Preparedness

Submitted by Michelle Spreadbury, Executive Assistant to Chief Deputy Jeffrey Harrington, Pasco Sheriff’s Office Hurricane season is officially here. Although the county has focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial to prepare for other disasters. The Pasco Sheriff’s Office encourages citizens to plan ahead for hurricane season. Preparing today can save lives and protect your property during a storm. A crucial first step is to make sure you have a hurricane supply kit. Your kit should include water, non-perishable food, batteries, toiletries, first-aid supplies, medications, cash and fuel. It is important to remember pet supplies, as well. It is … Continue reading Hurricane Preparedness

Red Cross Recruiting Local Volunteers

TAMPA, Fla. – August 18, 2020 – As we enter the peak time of year for hurricane development, the American Red Cross of Central Florida is seeking volunteers to assist during this year’s active season in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. In early August, the Red Cross prepared for Tropical Storm Isaias (which became a hurricane) that moved up the east coast of Florida as the ninth named storm of the season — the earliest on record. Now, forecasters are keeping an eye on two tropical disturbances moving westward across the Atlantic, which currently have a 60% and 90% … Continue reading Red Cross Recruiting Local Volunteers

Pasco Tax Collector Mike Fasano Announces Winner of Middle School Essay Contest

Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano announces the winning student chosen from essays submitted by middle school students throughout Pasco County. Students from public, private, parochial, charter, online and home schools all entered the contest, which ran during the month … Continue reading Pasco Tax Collector Mike Fasano Announces Winner of Middle School Essay Contest

An Act of Kindness: The Good Samaritan

Jesus answered, “A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead. By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way a Levite also, when he came to the place, and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a certain Samaritan, as he travelled, came where he was. When he saw him, he was moved with compassion, came to him, and bound up his … Continue reading An Act of Kindness: The Good Samaritan

Ernest Walker State Farm Insurance

Your Local Neighborhood Agent By Karen McBride Purchasing the right insurance can be a difficult and confusing task. It is important to make sure you have enough coverage to protect the things that matter to you. Ernest Walker, of Ernest Walker State Farm Insurance Agency, is ready and prepared to help you. The agency business owner has been in the insurance industry for over 14 years and as of January 1, 2018, he has been providing security to families in Carrollwood and Northdale areas. His mission is to help neighbors manage the risk of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, … Continue reading Ernest Walker State Farm Insurance

More than 50 Employers to attend CareerSource Tampa Bay Job Fair

~500 job seekers are expected to attend~ TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay will host our Annual 2019 Job Fair on Tuesday, April 16. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doors open for Veterans at 10 a.m. and the general public will be allowed in starting at 10:30 a.m. The Job Fair will take place at the CareerSource Tampa Bay’s – Tampa Center, located at 9215 North Florida Avenue, Suite 101, Tampa, 33612. There is no cost to attend the event but all candidates must be registered with to finalize any job application. Those attending … Continue reading More than 50 Employers to attend CareerSource Tampa Bay Job Fair

Cycling For Autism Fundraiser

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Time: 8:00am Where: Whiskey Joe’s, 7720 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607 Cost: $40 Sign up at to ride and to raise money for programs supporting individuals on the autism spectrum. Contact: Rob Kraemer, 813-469-8091 The Tampa Interbay Rotary Club is hosting its 10th Annual Cycling for Autism fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail. The ride starts at Whiskey Joe’s in Tampa and offers 6, 12, 16, and 32-mile routes. Lunch, cash bar service, games for children and adults, bike raffle, and music will be provided. … Continue reading Cycling For Autism Fundraiser

NAMI Pasco Support Group Meetings

The Pasco County Chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers two types of support group meetings each month, one for those living with mental illness and and another for family and friends of those with mental illness. This covers all brain disorders including, but not limited to OCD, depression, bi-polar, schizophrenia, multiple personalities, etc. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group A structured closed group open only to those with a mental illness diagnosis. This group is for individuals 18 and older who are interested in the recovery process, sharing coping skills, and being with others who understand the daily … Continue reading NAMI Pasco Support Group Meetings