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The Angel Foundation FL announces new appointments
The Angel Foundation FL is proud to announce that after serving as Executive Director since 2014, Liz Brewer has been appointed Executive Director. In addition, Ericka White, pastor of OneChurch, has been appointed president; Gary Searls, Chief Financial Officer of the Brandon Regional Hospital, has been appointed treasurer; Julie Dahl will continue her second term as secretary; and Shannon Keil will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as Past President.
The Angel Foundation FL (formerly known as The Brandon Foundation) serves families in our community affected by a life-threatening illness or catastrophic event by matching them with local businesses to meet the practical needs of families.
For more information, please call the foundation at 689-6889 or visit www.AngelFoundationFL.com.
Registration opens for the LAB Suicide Awareness Showdown
Live Achieve Believe, Inc. (LAB) has opened registrations for its Suicide Awareness Showdown. The LAB is an organization that offers help in the odyssey of personal development. Its mission is to empower people through education, self-reflection and self-assessment, expressly learning who they really are, and not for what they have been conditioned to be, and therefore by finding their purpose, ultimately unleashing their power.
The Suicide Awareness Showdown was launched to help people celebrate life. It aims to encourage themselves to take a journey of self-discovery to understand the very core of their being, to expose the beauty that lies within, leading to character building. The Showdown pays tribute to all those brave men, women, boys and girls who fight suicide in any form and continue to stand strong one moment at a time.
The Suicide Awareness Showdown will take place at the Regent in Riverview on Saturday September 18th. The theme of the event is “Where Have You Been? One night at the Oscars. ‘ Registration costs $ 20; visit the LAB website to register. For more information visit www.thelab-inc.org or call 588-5010.
Mary and Martha House host gala to celebrate their 39th birthday
Mary & Martha House has been helping women and families escape domestic violence and homelessness since 1982. She offers individualized case management to each woman to identify and overcome personal barriers. Mary & Martha House is not a one-off or group program, each client receives one-on-one counseling to help them overcome their unique challenges.
To celebrate its 39 years, Mary & Martha House is hosting a gala, Passport to Freedom, at the Regent on Friday, June 11. The evening will include cocktails, dinner and a silent auction starting at 6 p.m. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
For more information, call 645-7874.
Dr. Earl Lennard scholarship recipients
On May 11, the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce hosted its Munch & Mingle Luncheon at The Barn at Winthrop.
At this event, the 2021 recipients of the Dr Earl Lennard scholarships were recognized: Anne Caroline Howard – Riverview High School, Emily Ann Pesquera – East Bay High School, Reagan Pulkowski – Riverview High School, Mattison Burris – Lennard High School and Asia Nobles – Spoto High School. The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of the eminent local educator, Dr. Earl Lennard.
Family painting class at Place du Center
Join Lori Dowe of Art & Ministry at Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association in Brandon on Sunday June 13 for a fun family painting class for parents and kids.
Tickets cost $ 40 for one parent and one child; an additional parent or child will cost $ 10. The ticket price includes food, drinks for the whole family, and painting supplies. This course is limited to 50 participants.
To register for this course, call Center Place at 685-8888; pre-registration and payment are compulsory. COVID-19 policies are followed and masks must be worn.
Come to the Center Place deli school
The Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association in Brandon is organizing a pop-up deli school with The Seasoned Corner on Thursday, July 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $ 50 and include a deli board, apron, and meat and cheese products to create your board and wine. The course is limited to 50 participants, please register early.
To register for this course, call Center Place at 685-8888. Pre-registration and payment are compulsory. COVID-19 policies are followed and masks must be worn.
Suncoast Bronze Ringers performing in downtown Sun
Sun City Center United Methodist Church (UMCSCC) welcomes the highly talented hand bell ensemble, Suncoast Bronze Ringers, to its campus for a 3 p.m. concert on Sunday, June 20.
The Suncoast Bronze Ringers are an advanced community bell set founded in 2012 to provide a stimulating opportunity for bell ringers and a great musical experience for the community audience. They move the bells beyond the scope of church service and excite their audiences with the sights and sounds of bells playing music ranging from jazz to pop to classical.
A donation of $ 10 is requested at the door on the day of the concert. For more information on this concert and others at UMCSCC, visit www.umcscc.org.
Riverview Garden Club Scholarships 2021
The Riverview Garden Club is pleased to announce its 2021/22 scholarships. Both recipients are enrolled in a college or university studying environmental horticulture, natural resource conservation, environmental sustainability, marine aquaculture, or agricultural activities.
The first recipient, Emma DeAbreu, a graduate of Riverview High School, will attend the University of South Florida, majoring in environmental science / policy with a focus on sustainability, research and development. The second recipient, Durant High School graduate Mariano Davila, will attend Florida Southern College, majoring in citrus and horticulture with a minor in farming. The awards were presented at the club’s monthly meeting in May.
Monthly meetings will resume in September on the second Wednesday of each month at 10 am at the Riverview Municipal Center in Hillsborough County at 11020 Park Dr. in Riverview. The contact for the Riverview Garden Club is [email protected] Come and meet soul mates.