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Candidate for Board Withdraws

Candidate for Board Withdraws

Candidate for Board WithdrawsBREAKING NEWS FROM THE SCC COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Mike Burnham has withdrawn his name from the candidates running for the Board of Directors. Since the remaining three candidates — Eric Porr, Ron Matelski, and Bob Sullivan — are...

Home for the Holidays with the 2019 Golf Cart Parade

Home for the Holidays with the 2019 Golf Cart Parade

Home for the Holidays with the 2019 Golf Cart ParadeBy Bob Sanchez Mark your calendars for the Home for the Holidays Golf Cart Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 14. CA Director Larry Smith, the event coordinator, says that residents from Sun City...

2019 Turtle Season Ends This Month

2019 Turtle Season Ends This Month

2019 Turtle Season Ends This MonthBy Kai Rambow The calendar says summer is over, but it’s still turtle season on Florida beaches. If you do head to the beach this month, no doubt you’ll see areas blocked off. Hundreds of volunteers work to ensure turtle...

County Hikes 2019 Stormwater Fee

County Hikes 2019 Stormwater Fee

County Hikes 2019 Stormwater Fee By Bob Sanchez   After a public hearing on September 5 in Tampa, County Commissioners voted unanimously to increase the Stormwater Utility Assessment (Stormwater Fee) for unincorporated areas of Hillsborough County,...

Free Fitness Training for SCC CA Residents

Free Fitness Training for SCC CA Residents

Free Fitness Training for SCC CA ResidentsBy Jim Blackstone “Have It Your Way” free fitness training at the Sun City Center Fitness Center resumes October 8, 2019. Personal Trainer Dennis O’Brien will lead three different classes: introduction to...

Sun City Center Photo Club Announces Winners

Sun City Center Photo Club Announces Winners

On Tuesday, September 10, club photographers submitted images to be judged by expert, Al Churilla. We received many great entries, and the evening proved to be pleasantly challenging. In the Digital Color category, at the Master Level, two photographers...

The October 2019 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

The October 2019 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue… Meet the new HART CEO, learn about the county’s higher stormwater fee, see who won the recent SCC Photo Contest, meet a new Creative Person, learn how to protect your legs for long-term health, discover how to protect yourself on...

Preparing for the Community Association Election  

Preparing for the Community Association Election  

Preparing for the Community Association Election  By Diane M. Loeffler As senior citizens, we have experienced enough in our lives to have some ideas on how things work and how they should work. We have our opinions and reasons for them. Over the years, we...

New Pedestrian Crossing

New Pedestrian Crossing

There is a new crossing light for pedestrians. This handicap accessible crossing is located on North Pebble Beach Boulevard in front of the Community Association’s Administration Building. Yield for pedestrians. Be prepared to stop when someone is in the...

New HART CEO Discusses Transportation Challenges

New HART CEO Discusses Transportation Challenges

New HART CEO Discusses Transportation ChallengesBy Bob Sanchez The South Shore Round Table hosted new HART CEO Ben Limmer at its meeting at South Bay Hospital to learn about possible transportation improvements affecting Sun City Center and surrounding...

Fall events at Camp Bayou

Fall events at Camp Bayou

The weather may not reflect it but fall is right around the corner, with its shorter days and profusion of wildflowers in shades of purple and gold! Check out several events coming soon to Camp Bayou: Sept 21: International Coastal Cleanup, 8:30 to 11 a.m....

Flexible Upright Replaces Crash-Prone Cart Path Post

Flexible Upright Replaces Crash-Prone Cart Path Post

Area residents who drive their golf carts along the path to and from Walmart will be relieved to see a new, flexible center upright in place of the long-broken wood stanchion near the US-301 crossing. Hillsborough County crews originally installed sturdy...

A Quiet Getaway at Wakulla Springs State Park

A Quiet Getaway at Wakulla Springs State Park

A Quiet Getaway at Wakulla Springs State Park  By Diane M. Loeffler   If you would like to get away for a few days, but don’t want to have to travel far, Wakulla Springs State Park may be the place for you. The park is located south of Tallahassee,...

The Dog Days Poetry Workshop

The Dog Days Poetry Workshop

The Dog Days Poetry WorkshopFREE, Space is limited. Reservations suggested.Saturday, August 24, 9:30am – 11:00amFirehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin FL The Dog Days Poetry Workshop will allow participants to craft and respond to poems that...

Independence Day Breakfast

Independence Day Breakfast

Independence Day BreakfastBy Diane M. Loeffler SCC Community Hall was a sea of red, white and blue on July 4. The decorations, volunteers, and attendees were all decked out in our nation’s colors. Co-chairs Floyd and Brenda Curvin say, “We had 150 awesome...

Christmas in July Community Event a Success

Christmas in July Community Event a Success

The annual Christmas in July event for SouthShore area children, held on Saturday, July 13, involved multiple area nonprofits and high school students to coordinate this huge, successful event. Over 100 kids of all ages and their parents came to celebrate...