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South Hillsborough Veterans Clinic to Open May 21

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...

Charity Bingo May 10

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....

Dep. Merry’s April Seminar: Travel Safety

Join Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Community Resource Deputy Jeff Merry for his monthly informational seminar. This month’s topic is Travel Safety. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is committed to serving, protecting, and defending the...

The April 2019 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue…Celebrate spring at FunFest, learn SCC history, get up-to-date information about local growth, see the new and improved Tampa Airport, go behind the scenes at Sun’n Fun, get to know the Front Porch Pickers, explore ‘Fascinating Havana,’...

The Newest Credit Card Scam

The Newest Credit Card ScamBy Diane M. Loeffler “I am trying to lock up two guys who are raising havoc here,” says Deputy Jeffrey Merry. “We identified one of them last week and one on Monday.” Merry says that at this point the criminals have been calling...

Veterans and Spouse Information Fair April 2

“Rules concerning veteran care change. That’s why we have invited all the federal, state and county agencies who provide veteran services to participate in a Veterans and Spouse Information Fair on April 2 in Sun City Center,” said Bill Hodges, member of...

A Special Interactive Arts Event for Young Children

Watch as Brother and Sister Bear experience a full year of glorious seasons. See a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase an elusive fish, and skate on an icy pond. In this show, especially for the very young, children are invited to join the action with...

Operation Medicine Cabinet

Help save Hillsborough Waterways! Bring Your expired or unused medications to South Bay Hospital, 4016 Sun City Center Blvd. on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 9 – 12 p.m. According to the Florida Department of Environmental Safety, expired or unwanted...

SCC Rotary Welcomes New Members

In March the Sun City Center Rotary Club welcomed two new members to the club. In the photo: (l-r) are Brian Pawley, Rea Cantwell (President), Frank Slesnick, Steve Overton (Past President), Mike Binder (new member sponsor), Georgana Collins, Ron Banaszak,...

Project Aims to Enhance SCC Curb Appeal

Project Begins to Enhance SCC Curb Appeal   The Sun City Center Charitable Foundation, Inc. is starting the Great Neighborhoods Project to enhance SCC neighborhoods’ common areas with aesthetic improvements to improve the pride, property values, and...

Florida Aquarium Needs Your Help Naming New Sea Turtle

The star of The Florida Aquarium’s newest exhibit, Heart of the Sea, is a juvenile male loggerhead sea turtle that was unable to return to the wild due to an injury. Since he was rescued from the frigid waters off the northeast coast the United States, he...

This is Cuba? – See More, Experience More

This is Cuba? – See More, Experience MoreBy Kai Rambow The wind whispering through the trees. Water rippling, cascading down the mountain. This is Cuba? It is – if you venture beyond the cities. We opted to explore one of Cuba’s national parks, El Nico.El...

Senator Rubio Mobile Office in SCC on March 26

The Gulf Coast Regional Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be holding office hours in Sun City Center on Tuesday, March 26 from 2 - 5 p.m. in the Old Town Hall Ann Marie LeBlanc Room, 1002 Cherry Hills Drive. Meet your local staff and learn about the...

Enjoying Cars and Carts in Sun City Center

Enjoying Cars and Carts in Sun City CenterBy Diane M. Loeffler Although most residents of Sun City Center keep very, very busy with clubs, sports, activities, and volunteerism, we may move at a slower pace. This can take a little getting used to. Keep a...

Indulge in the South Pacific at Selby Gardens

Indulge in the South Pacific at Selby GardensBy Kai Rambow Your sensory adventure to the South Pacific starts the moment you arrive.  Tikis, tapa cloth and a bamboo ceiling greet visitors at the entrance.  The primitive symbols are an inviting introduction...

Magritte & Dali

Magritte & Dali By Kai Rambow   Two of the best known surrealist painters, side by side. Magritte and Dali, knew each other, shared ideas with each other, and painted with similar themes. This thought-provoking exhibit is worth seeing – and...

Come to FunFest on March 16    

Come to FunFest on March 16        By Diane M. Loeffler Come to FunFest for a day of food, entertainment, shopping, prizes and a health fair! The day begins at 9 a.m. with the flag raising, Pledge, National Anthem, and opening remarks. Getting ThereDrive...