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Travel Immunizations, Sports Physicals, and Back to School Physicals

By Karen McBride Summertime can be a busy travel time for families. Make sure to have all vaccinations up to date that are required when visiting other countries. Contact Dr. Michele Johnson-Towson at Pediatric Place of Tampa, a board-certified pediatrician with 30 years of experience in caring for children ages newborn to 21 years old. If your son or daughter is involved in sports, it is time to schedule his/her sports physical. Same-week appointments are available for school physicals at Pediatric Place of Tampa, and the practice accepts all insurances as well as self-pay patients. New patients are always welcome! … Continue reading Travel Immunizations, Sports Physicals, and Back to School Physicals

JP Construction, Inc.

By Karen McBride JP Construction, Inc. can help you with the repair and maintenance of your home. Whether you need a new roof, or just minor repairs on your roof, the certified building and roofing contractor can help you. Joe Pero, owner of JP Construction, was born and raised in Tampa and has been in the construction industry for over 30 years. A careful inspection may determine that you do not need to replace your roof but merely replace some of the shingles. Broken shingles can cause rain to seep in and the water can damage your home. JP Construction … Continue reading JP Construction, Inc.

Embrace Grace

River of Life Church in Lutz will be hosting the fall semester of Embrace Grace starting Wednesday, September 4. This is a 12-week support group with baby shower for single young women with unplanned pregnancies. We want the church to be the first place they turn to for support. We accept financial donations, new and gently used baby clothing, and other baby items. For registration/information, call Naomi Holloway at 813-431-1706 and find us on Facebook at Embrace Grace-River of Life-Lutz, FL. Continue reading Embrace Grace

Tampa Orchid Club

Orchid Expo Show and Sale Saturday, September 28 from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday, September 29th from 10:00am to 3:00pm at USF Botanical Gardens 12210 USF Pine Drive in Tampa. Thousands of orchids for sale by multiple vendors and orchid supplies will also be available. Awarded orchids will also be on display. Admission – $5.00. Visit or call 813-244-7564 for more information. Continue reading Tampa Orchid Club

Grace Lutheran Church Presents “An Afternoon with the Classics”

Grace Lutheran Church at Carrollwood is presenting “An Afternoon with the Classics” on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 4:00pm. The free concert features the Lisa Katt Watson, soprano, Matthew Cox, trumpet, bass and James Sawyers, Jr., organist. The program will … Continue reading Grace Lutheran Church Presents “An Afternoon with the Classics”

Reaching Out to Long-Term Care Residents

Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has advocate positions available in the Hillsborough and Manatee areas. Volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult-family care homes to ensure they are treated with dignity and respect. Training and certification are provided and volunteers participate in council meetings, administrative assessments and complaint resolution in facilities. Candidates need to: • Enjoy working with seniors and those with disabilities • Plan to volunteer 20 hours a month • Pass a background check (paid for by the Program) • Complete certification training • Communicate well • Attend a monthly meeting If you … Continue reading Reaching Out to Long-Term Care Residents

Tampa Bay Dance Club

September 6 DJ – Joey Royal- Walt Dance Lessons 6:30 To & 7:30 $5.00 per person September 13 Male Vocalist – Eric Lee – Walt Dance Lessons 6:30 To & 7:30 $5.00 per person September 20 DJ – Joey Royal September 27 Male Vocalist – Eric Lee Location: 8401 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615 Luther Hall Located at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour Admission Cost: $10.00 Non-Member Doors open at 6:30pm. Dance starts at 7:30pm and ends at 10:30pm. Website: Continue reading Tampa Bay Dance Club

Fall Brewfest for Hospice

18 Breweries and Counting to Offer Samples at Fall Brewfest for Hospice in October. All proceeds from the event will help support hospice patient care and bereavement services through Gulfside Hospice. Tickets are available now for VIP and general admission. • WHAT: Fall Brewfest for Hospice • WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 5; VIP Admission at 5pm; General Admission at 6pm • WHERE: Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park, located on US 41 at 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. • WHY: To raise money to support Gulfside Hospice and patient care and bereavement programs • HOW: Tickets are available at or call … Continue reading Fall Brewfest for Hospice