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Florida Aquarium Returns Green Sea Turtles to The Ocean

Florida Aquarium Returns Green Sea Turtles to The Ocean

The Florida Aquarium’s Animal Response Team recently returned four rehabilitated green sea turtles to the Atlantic Ocean at Wilbur-By-The-Sea in Volusia County. The release of these sea turtles was made possible through the Aquarium’s ongoing partnership...

Florida Aquarium Honors Our Military This Memorial Day

Florida Aquarium Honors Our Military This Memorial Day

This Memorial Day Weekend and every day, The Florida Aquarium remembers the fallen and thanks all military members and veterans for protecting and serving our country. Join them Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 24 – Monday, May 27, 2019, with amazing...

Florida Aquarium Honors Our Military This Memorial Day

This Memorial Day Weekend and every day, The Florida Aquarium remembers the fallen and thanks all military members and veterans for protecting and serving our country. Join them Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 24 – Monday, May 27, 2019, with amazing...

Camp Bayou gets ready for summer!

Camp Bayou Gets Ready for Summer! By Dolly Cummings, Director Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center   There's lots of sun and fun this season as Camp Bayou gets ready for summer! Saturday, June 1 is National Trails Day. There will be cart tours,...

Coffee with a Cop June 25

Deputy Jeffrey Merry would like to invite you to join your neighbors and Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies for “Coffee with a Cop” on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 8 to 9 a.m., at the Ruskin Dunkin Donuts location, 717 Cypress Creek Blvd.Deputy Merry says...

Chalk Festival: Art on the Street, Literally!

Chalk Festival: Art on the Street, Literally! By Diane M. Loeffler   Florida loves to throw a party. There are festivals and expos somewhere in central Florida nearly every weekend. The Chalk Festival may well be one of the most visually pleasing of all them....

South Hillsborough Veterans Clinic to Open May 21

The highly-anticipated VA South Hillsborough Outpatient Clinic is scheduled to open May 21. Located at 12920 Summerfield Crossing Boulevard, at the corner of US-301, the 50,000-square-foot clinic expects to serve more than 10,000 Veterans residing in...

The May 2019 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue… Discover some beautiful art that tricks your senses; learn what happened when Governor Ron DeSantis came to town; save the date for the new Riverview VA Clinic Open House and Grand Opening, as well as the annual Memorial Day...

SCC Mobility Study Community Workshop

SCC Mobility Study Community WorkshopMay 9, 2019 at Community Hall Hillsborough County has developed a series of concepts to improve golf cart, pedestrian, and bicycle mobility for Sun City Center.  These are a result of community input and technical...

Charity Bingo May 10

Come out and see if it’s your turn to yell, “Bingo!” while supporting the Campaign Against Human Trafficking-Southshore (CAHT). Friday, May 10, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. Located in the Florida Room, 945-D North Course Lane. $10 for an 8-pack of bingo cards....

Interfaith Council Supports American Legion Youth

Interfaith Council Supports American Legion YouthBy Jay Sparkman  The Sun City Center Interfaith Social Action Council recently presented a $2,500 grant to American Legion Post 246 for the purpose of financing four registrations for Florida Boys State and...

Pianist Returns to SCC

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, welcomes back talented pianist and accordionist, Frank M. Cimino for a 7 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019 concert. The concert is entitled, Frank Cimino and Musical Friends” Music genres...

Fascinating Havana

Fascinating Havana By Kai Rambow   Licking a delicious mojito sorbet was just one of many contrasts that make Havana fascinating.  We were snacking at a private ice cream shop, thanks to our tour guide.  To really discover Cuba, learn the story behind...

Growth and Development in South County

Growth and Development in South County By Kai Rambow   Construction here, construction there, construction everywhere.  Working counter-clockwise on a map, here’s what’s happening around us: Vista Palms: South of Wawa on 301. Over 700 family homes...

Tampa Airport’s Phase 1 Completed

Tampa Airport’s Phase 1 CompletedBy Kai Rambow After more than two years, major improvements at the Tampa airport are open. SkyConnect is a monorail type train running from the main terminal to economy parking and then to the new car rental center.A car...

Heart & Mind Health as We Age

Heart & Mind Health as We AgeLunch & Learn Health Symposiums for Sun City Center Residents The Emergency Squad, in conjunction with Sun Towers, and the Sun City Center Men’s Club, is co-sponsoring a health symposium for residents. The topics will...

FunFest 2019: SCC Celebrates Spring

FunFest 2019: SCC Celebrates Spring       By Diane M. Loeffler We were all nervously watching the sky on March 16. Thankfully, the early morning shower ceased well before the 9 a.m. opening ceremony, and the rest of the day was rain free. FunFest Chairman,...