Women-N- Charge Gives Back

Thanks to a Supportive Community Women-n-Charge, a local professional women’s group, recently donated $1000 to be used in aid to the Florida Panhandle victims of Hurricane Michael. The funds were made available as a result of a very successful annual Tea and Fundraiser Dinner Theater supported by local businesses, sponsors, and the community at large. In order to maximize the donation, funds were sent earmarked to *The Salvation Army. To learn more about Women-n-Charge, visit the website at www.women-charge.com or on Facebook. *The Salvation Army uses 100 percent of all disaster donations in support of disaster relief. The Salvation Army … Continue reading Women-N- Charge Gives Back


Join the vibrant ladies of Women-n-Charge on Friday, December 7tht from 11:15am-1:15pm at Plantation Palms Golf Club (23253 Plantation Palms Blvd., Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639). The meeting includes lunch, a presentation, and time to network. We share our talents, build relationships, and share our resources with other women in business. Please note the change in meeting costs and RSVP dates! The cost is $15 for members and $18 for guests who RSVP by Monday prior to the meeting. Tuesday and after, the cost is $20 for members and $23 for guests. Please register at http://www.women-n-charge.com/meetings. For more information or … Continue reading Women-n-Charge

Tampa Tour De Clay

Tampa Tour De Clay, a free, self-guided tour, exhibition, and sale, will take place Dec. 8th from 9am – 5pm, and Dec. 9th from 11am – 4pm at five local pottery studios: Schiemann Studio, St. Petersburg, Pottery Boys Studio, Palm Harbor, Hidden Lake Pottery, Odessa, Wellman & Welsch Pottery, Lutz, and San Antonio Pottery, San Antonio, FL. San Antonio Pottery will extend its hours to 8pm on Saturday with live music provided by popular local bands, The Chipco Creek String Band & Those Unscrupulous SunSpots. To view a tour map and a list of artists, visit www.TampaTourDeClay.com. Like us on … Continue reading Tampa Tour De Clay

It’s the Season for Giving: Holiday Donation Resource List

By Samantha Yates, Staff Writer Support Food for the Poor, who operates and supports feeding programs that feed hundreds of thousands of people every day. • Foodforthepoor.org (800) 427-9104 Support Joyce Meyers Ministries whose mission is to share Christ and love people in every way they can through the use of partner support. • Become a partner: Joycemeyer.org/partnership Support One City Ministries, who is celebrating ten years of life changing work in Uganda by decreasing deaths and illnesses as well as increasing income and profit skills. • Onecityministires.org/donate Support The American Red Cross whose mission is to prevent and alleviate … Continue reading It’s the Season for Giving: Holiday Donation Resource List


Keystone Community Church is presenting GriefShare starting Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 from 7 to 9pm at 21010 State Road 54. Built around a 13-week video curriculum, GriefShare support groups meet weekly to help each one face the challenges of grief and move forward from mourning to restoring their hope and rebuilding their lives. When you love someone and they die, you feel isolated. At GriefShare, you will find people who understand because grief is a journey and they are part of the same journey. Fee $15 for workbook. For questions, feel free to call 813-469-0903. Continue reading GriefShare

Human Trafficking is Big Business

By Anne Childers Human Trafficking may well be the biggest industry you have never heard of. Forced labor and Human Trafficking is a $150B industry globally with 40.3 victims worldwide, according to figures supplied by the International Labor Organization/Geneva, September 2017. Victims of human trafficking include children, women and men who are subjected to sexual exploitation, marriage or forced labor through force, fraud or coercion. The U.S. Department of Justice human trafficking task force reports 83% of sex trafficking victims identified in the United States are U.S. citizens with an average age of 12-14. Florida continues to rank third in … Continue reading Human Trafficking is Big Business

Grace Lutheran Church December Events

Sunday, December 16 at 4:00pm “The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” will be presented by the Chancel Choir and Chamber Orchestra. The concert features Scripture foretelling Christ’s birth and music by John Rutter and others. The concert is free and a freewill offering will be collected to support our Music Ministry. On December 2, 9, 16, and 23, join us on Sunday morning during the Advent season as we prepare for the celebration of Jesus’ birth. Our traditional service begins at 8:30am and our celebration service begins at 11:00am. Monday, December 24 join us as we celebrate Jesus’ birth … Continue reading Grace Lutheran Church December Events

Friday Tampa Bay Dance Club

5601 Hanley Road, Tampa, Florida 33634 Admission Cost: non-member $12.00, members $10.00 Doors Open at 6:30pm. Dance starts at 7:30pm and ends at 10:30pm. December 2018 Schedule December 7 Band – On Our Own December 14 Female Vocalist – Karen Kallin December 21 Band – On Our Own. Bring some Christmas cookies to share! December 28 Band & Vocalist Bert & Sassy – Dinner Dance Website: tampabaydanceclub.com Continue reading Friday Tampa Bay Dance Club

Pediatric Place of Tampa

Now Offering Urgent Care Hours By Karen McBride Dr. Michele Johnson-Towson, Pediatric Place of Tampa, is a board-certified pediatrician with 27 years of experience in caring for children ages newborn to 21 years old. She wants to remind parents the 2018-2019 school year starts early in Hillsborough County. Students will head back to school August 10, 2018. Be sure to call Pediatric Place of Tampa now to schedule school and sports physicals. Once school starts, the cold and flu season is not far behind since kids share germs right along with academics and sports. The doctor is also encouraging patients … Continue reading Pediatric Place of Tampa

Nautilus Soap Company

By Samantha Yates, Staff Writer Melissa Brown, the creator of Nautilus Soap Company, wants to help people understand what real soap is, the ingredients used, and that commercial soap is not always real soap. This soap company’s mission is “Passionate creation and promotion of healthier choices in bath and body products and serving our community through donations to local charities.” Ten percent of sales are donated to local charities which are disclosed monthly on the website and on their Facebook page. She provides the name of the charity and a brief description of who they are and what they do. … Continue reading Nautilus Soap Company