Clean Homes Help Clean Lives

Spring cleaning allows everything in drawers, cabinets, closets, garages, and off site storage units to be seen and appreciated. The remaining clutter can be removed for FREE by calling 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825) or visiting SATRUCK.ORG. Strong truck crews can lift and carry away unwanted items. Gaining the luxury of space also allows The Salvation Army to provide FREE help to people who want to clean up their lives. Donations, such as clothing, shoes, household décor, furniture, and vehicles get recycled to pay for people to live at the Adult Rehabilitation Centers for up to one year without any out-of-pocket costs. Continue reading Clean Homes Help Clean Lives

Ernest Walker: State Farm Insurance

By Brittany Cravatta State Farm. A company that we all know for their famous “Jake from State Farm” TV commercials. However, here in Tampa, Florida we have a special guy by the name of Ernest from State Farm. Ernest Walker started as a State Farm agent 17 years ago in the Chicagoland area. State Farm began in 1922 and has been a property & casualty industry leader since the 1920’s. Ernest was drawn to the company’s strong brand and high integrity. His business specializes in providing various types of insurance for customers, such as auto, homeowners, life, and health insurance … Continue reading Ernest Walker: State Farm Insurance

GFWC Awards Scholarships

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club proudly announces its four 2020 Annual Club Scholarship awards in the sum of $2500 each. Recipients are recent graduates of Steinbrenner High School, Brianna Sandner (FGCU), Joseph Pereira (USF), and Maggie O’Shea (FSU) and Sunlake High School graduate Morghan Copeland (UF). Three additional scholarships of $5000 each were also awarded to Lutz residents/graduates from the (decommissioned) Lutz Fire Department Endowment Fund for a total of $25,000 awarded in scholarship grants. The Woman’s Club heartily congratulates all seven of the outstanding recipients of its scholarship awards and wishes them every success in their future studies. Continue reading GFWC Awards Scholarships

Hurricane Preparedness

Submitted by Michelle Spreadbury, Executive Assistant 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 recommended … Continue reading Hurricane Preparedness

How on Earth Did I Get Here?

By James H. Willis, III COVID-19 SPECIAL! $10.00 DURING JULY For 2020, we are doing a 12-month summary of my book. It is filled with unbelievable personal stories of conflict from family fights, divorces, and personal insecurities to living in a tree at 15, homeless. Later, the book recounts how the Lord’s guidance put me on the path of an overcomer! From being unloved, unwanted, and uncared for to healthy, happy and whole. CHAPTER 7: “A FIFTH OR A CASE?” I had been saved for four to five months when my friend Stephen threw a Bible onto the front seat … Continue reading How on Earth Did I Get Here?

Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club Wishes All a Happy 4th of July

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club is celebrating Independence Day differently this year due to COVID-19 and the cancellation of its famous Lutz 4th of July Celebration. On July 4th, members will display their new holiday banner at the Historic Old Lutz School and wave flags while being safely distanced. The Woman’s Club wishes everyone a safe and well-distanced holiday on this very different 4th of July. HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY EVERYONE AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!!! 🧨🧨🧨🧨🧨 Continue reading Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club Wishes All a Happy 4th of July

Shred 2019 Goodbye!!!

Thrivent Members, guests, and the public are invited to shred your old documents. 2019 is over and it is time to clean those files. Shred any documents that you no longer need and free up space. We are providing a site-secured shredder truck for you to use to dispose of those unnecessary documents. Come, shred, and enjoy refreshments compliments of the Tampa Bay Group of Thrivent Financial and Financial Representatives Keith Harvey, CFP, CDFA, AEP and Jason Carrier, FIC. When: Saturday, August 15, 9:00am-11:00am Where: 1307 W. Fletcher Ave, Tampa Cost: Free!! Limit: 5 Bankers boxes per vehicle We will … Continue reading Shred 2019 Goodbye!!!

Tampa Bay Dance Club

July 2020 Schedule The club will be requiring the participants to the dances to wear masks and practice CBC guidelines after admittance. July 3 DJ – Mike Unwin- Celebrate Independence Day July 10 DJ – Mike Unwin July 17 DJ – Mike Unwin July 24 DJ – Mike Unwin July 31 DJ – Mike Unwin Music to the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, Latin & Country. BYOB type of club, snacks & set ups available. Everyone is welcome, dress code is casual. Admission Cost: $12.00 Non-Member Doors open at 5:30pm, dance starts at 7:30pm and ends at 10:30pm. 8401 W. Hillsborough Ave., … Continue reading Tampa Bay Dance Club

Community Pet News

What Is the difference between fleas and ticks? There is actually a big difference. A flea is a wingless insect that can jump really far. Ticks are arachnids, closely related to spiders. Fleas can live for more than 100 days, while ticks can live from a few weeks to up to 3 years. Ticks can transmit dangerous diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Ticks live on bushes and grass. When your pet walks by and brushes up against the grass or shrub the tick climbs up on the host. Once on the new host the tick will … Continue reading Community Pet News

Let’s Talk about the Revolutionary War!

Hi, my name is Harley, and today we’re gonna talk about the Revolutionary War. It began in 1775 and ended in 1783. It was a war that the colonists fought against the British so that they could live as an independent nation in the colonies and worship God. Also they did not want to pay the extra tax to Britain. 🇬🇧 Let’s talk about the Boston Tea Party, one of the many events that led up to the Revolutionary War. It all happened on December 16, when the Sons of Liberty threw tea overboard off a ship because they did … Continue reading Let’s Talk about the Revolutionary War!

Reflexology – Louise Richardson

By Brittany Cravatta Within these past few months, stress levels among people have increased drastically. Whether you’re a business owner just trying to get by or a parent trying to care for a child who is stuck at home due to school closures, it’s safe to say that 2020 is no one’s favorite year. Luckily, reflexologist Louise Richardson is here to calm your pent up anxieties. Louise moved from her home state of Rhode Island to the Tampa Bay area in 1989. Nearly 10 years later, she began studying and practicing reflexology and has enjoyed helping her clients along with … Continue reading Reflexology – Louise Richardson