Lady Bombers

By Karen McBride The Clearwater Lady Bombers, a Ladies Fastpitch Softball organization, first began in 1989. Their mission is to “provide the finest teaching, opportunities, recognition, and competition required to attain college scholarships.” Over 230 former Lady Bombers have played or are playing softball at the collegiate level. The team is headed to the USSSA Elite Select tournament on May 11-13 in Michigan and is looking for sponsors. The non-profit organization is self-funded with the help from sponsors. Businesses get tax breaks and recognition for helping young ladies in the community. The Clearwater Lady Bombers consist of 10 teams ranging … Continue reading Lady Bombers


Join the vibrant ladies of Women-n-Charge on Friday, May 4th from 11:15am-1:15pm at Plantation Palms Golf Club (23253 Plantation Palms Blvd., Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639). PLEASE NOTE NEW LARGER LOCATION! The meeting includes lunch, a presentation, and time to network. We share our talents, build relationships, and share our resources with other women in business. Please note the change in meeting costs. The cost is $15 for members and $18 for guests who RSVP by Tuesday prior to the meeting. On Wednesday and after, the cost is $20 for members and $23 for guests. Please register at For … Continue reading Women-n-Charge

New Class for Expectant Families

Empowered Moms Childbirth Class Expectant Families have a great opportunity to prepare for baby’s birth. Oasis Pregnancy Care Center is hosting a three-week Empowered Moms Childbirth Class for moms, dads, and birth partners on Monday, May 7th from 6:00-8:00pm. The class will be taught by Nichole Joy of Empowered Moms. Participants are also invited to attend an Expectant Moms Meet & Greet on Thursday, May 10th. There is no cost to attend Empowered Moms Childbirth Class. To register, call Oasis Pregnancy Care Center 813-406-4965. Continue reading New Class for Expectant Families

Help A Child To Walk! – May 24, 2018

Golf for a Cause at Topgolf, Tampa Imagine you wake up with your foot feeling like it weighs 50 pounds and you are trying to lift it to take your step. Every step takes strength and energy and you have to keep your balance to keep from falling. Daisy Vega and other children and adults live with this every day. They are experiencing foot drop, and approximately 70,000 people will experience foot drop in Florida. Foot drop is a weakness or paralysis of the muscles involved in lifting the front part of the foot necessary for walking. It causes a … Continue reading Help A Child To Walk! – May 24, 2018

Cissy Sevelin, Candidate for Judge

Cissy Boza Sevelin is a candidate for Circuit Court Judge in Hillsborough County, Florida. In 2013, Cissy began providing pro bono assistance to children, women, men, and the elderly who were victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Cissy volunteers for the Bay Area Legal Services’ Volunteer Lawyers Program; is extensively involved with the nonprofit organization Are You Safe, Inc., whose mission is to provide legal assistance to victims of domestic violence; Crossroads for Florida Kids, Inc., as an Attorney Ad Litem representing children in dependency proceedings, including those charged with delinquencies; is a volunteer teen court judge through the … Continue reading Cissy Sevelin, Candidate for Judge

Clam Bayou Nature Preserve

As part of the national Great American Cleanup, Keep Pinellas Beautiful, TREE Inc. and the City of St. Petersburg are joining forces to help clean up and green up Clam Bayou Nature Preserve. Volunteers are needed to plant native trees and remove litter and invasive plants at the Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, St. Petersburg on Saturday, May 5th at 10:00am. The Preserve is located at 34th Avenue South and 40th Street South. Tools and garbage bags will be available for participating volunteers. To register please see link: Continue reading Clam Bayou Nature Preserve

State Representative Janet Cruz’s Job Fair

Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm Location: Higgins Hall, 5225 N. Himes Ave, Tampa, FL, 33614-6623 Admission for job seekers is free and an 8 foot table is free to employers. Exhibitors: The event exhibition areas at Higgins Hall will be open for installation and preparation after 8:00am on July 25th. In order to keep the event free to companies and job seekers, we cannot supply any materials other than an 8 foot long table. Each exhibition area will have a table and two chairs. We recommend bringing book shelves, display stands, nylon string, tablecloths, scissors, book … Continue reading State Representative Janet Cruz’s Job Fair

Call for Artists

Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay, in collaboration with Galleries on the Go (GOTG) and Safety Harbor-based CPA Franklin Clark Inc., are putting together a curated art show to support the Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay. The event will be launched on the famous “Third Friday” of September in the city of Safety Harbor and curated by GOTG. Selected artists will have the opportunity to showcase and sell their art on-site between September 21, 2018 and September 28, 2018 at Franklin Clark, Inc. in Safety Harbor. Artists wanting to participate are to submit their portfolio with a … Continue reading Call for Artists

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

AllPro Tree and Landscaping

By Karen McBride Florida landscaping has taken a beating this past winter. The ever-changing temperatures may have left your trees and landscaping looking dried and haggard. AllPro Tree and Landscaping can help you to restore the beauty of the nature surrounding your home. Pete Spiridis, owner of AllPro Tree and Landscaping, is a certified arborist and his expertise can transform your garden from forlorn to fabulous! Services provided include trimming, removals, stump grinding, and clean ups. If you have been contemplating a new look for your lawn, computer generated designs can provide you with different options so that you can … Continue reading AllPro Tree and Landscaping

Just Palms – For All of Your Gardening Needs

By Karen McBride Just Palms, a veteran-owned company, not only specializes in the care of palm trees, small trees, and hedges, but can assist you with all of your gardening needs. The volatile winter months have taken their toll on your beautiful garden and lawn, and now it is time to clear away the remnants. Pruning is key to protecting your investment in your garden as it allows for new growth. Chris Tillman has been serving customers in the Tampa Bay area since 2005. In addition to pruning trees, the well-trained and courteous crew will clean up leaves and branches … Continue reading Just Palms – For All of Your Gardening Needs

Lutz Library May 2018 Programs

Lutz Branch Library 101 Lutz-Lake Fern Road, W. Lutz Chair Yoga For All Wednesday May 2 & 16, 10:15am It’s never too late to try yoga! Using yogic breathing and slow movements in chairs, this class is specifically designed to find a path towards loosening joints. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Funded by the Friends of the Lutz Branch Library. Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 5, 10:30am – 12 noon Come join us to celebrate comics, anime, and manga. We will have gaming, cosplay, and more. For all ages. Funded by the Friends of the Lutz Branch Library. Genealogy: … Continue reading Lutz Library May 2018 Programs