By Karen McBride Buying a home or commercial property is one of the most important decisions you can make. The process can be overwhelming. You need guidance from a professional. Mel Bermudez is a Broker Associate with Remax and has been a realtor for 38 years. He knows the challenges buyers and sellers face when dealing in real estate. Mel Bermudez sells both residential and commercial real estate in the Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties. His territory expands as the needs of his clients change. Mel Bermudez speaks Spanish and finds this an added benefit when assisting buyers and … Continue reading Buying Property Can Be Overwhelming
By Steve and Jeanne Wolfe from White Dove Farm Now is the time, the time for what? The time for cutting back, trimming, pruning, and deadheading. These techniques help the natural process called abscission. You learn from your experiences in … Continue reading Garden Connect
The Florida Orchestra is changing the program of its next rock concert to “The Music of Michael Jackson” on Friday, May 11, at the Mahaffey Theater. Due to music licensing conflicts with the estate of Prince, TFO is unable to present the previously scheduled concert “The Music of Prince.” The concert date remains the same and replacement tickets will be mailed. Exchanges will be offered to anyone unhappy with the program change. For questions, call the TFO Ticket Center at 727.892.3337 or 1-800-662-7286. The revised program stars acclaimed vocalist James Delisco performing Michael Jackson’s mega hits, including Thriller, Man in … Continue reading Florida Orchestra Michael Jackson Concert
Online Marketplace When: Wednesday, March 21 6:30pm – 7:30pm Where: Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library 2902 W Bearss Ave, Tampa FL 33618 813-273-3652 Do you consider yourself a “craftpreneur?” Are you thinking about turning your hobby into a business? In this basic overview, find out why do-it-yourself enthusiasts are using Etsy and Pinterest for Business to sell their wares. Learn how to create an account, post and promote your items, manage settings, and access analytic tools. Continue reading Introduction to the DIY
Join us for 45 minutes of Cardio & Strength Training classes now offered at the Oakstead Club House (located at 3038 Oakstead Blvd, Land O’ Lakes). FREE for Silver Sneakers members & only $3 for non-Silver Sneakers! Monday: 9am – Cardio & Strength Training Monday: 10am – Line Dancing & Strength Training Wednesday: 10am – Cardio & Strength Training Friday: 9am – Cardio & Strength Training Friday: 10am – Line Dancing & Strength Training Come join us for a fun way to exercise! For more information & to sign up, call the Oakstead Clubhouse at 813-949-6591. Continue reading Attention Silver Sneakers!
The Land O’ Lakes Music Festival is being held Saturday, March 24 at Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park (formerly Land O’ Lakes Community Center) located at 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Land O’ Lakes, Florida. The event boasts an impressive line-up of popular musicians: Solar Exposure, Marlon Boone, Actual Bank Robbers, Trigger City Trio, Stonegrey, Sowflo, and Fred Chandler. General admission to the festival is FREE! Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. For those wanting seats closer to the stage, preferred seating tickets are available for $20 the day of the festival. The festival is 12pm to … Continue reading Land O’ Lakes Music Festival
WOMAN’S CLUB FLEA MARKET SALE DATES: Fri. & Sat. March 2 & 3, 2018 from 8am to 2pm at the Historic Old Lutz School, with tons of great treasures to be found at bargain prices. For information, please contact Rosie at 813-598-6945. Continue reading Woman’s Club Big Flea Market
The Dixie Melody Boys will be featured at the Lake Gibson Church of the Nazarene in Lakeland, FL. The Dixie Melody Boys will be featured on Sunday, March 18 during the 6:00pm musical event. Since their original formation decades ago, the Kinston, NC-based quartet known as The Dixie Melody Boys has enjoyed tremendous success, including a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations from The Singing News Magazine, Southern Gospel Music’s leading fan and trade publication. This talented quartet, led by 50-year veteran and recent Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee Ed O’Neal, has enjoyed over 20 Top 40 … Continue reading The Dixie Melody Boys
Photo caption: (L-R) CC Puppy Trainer Bob Hoag, members Gina Garcia and Nancy Garcia with puppy in training. GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club mother and daughter member duo, Gina Garcia and Nancy Garcia, together with CCI puppy-raiser Bob Hoag, were … Continue reading GFWC Fundraiser for Canine Companions
Photo caption: (L-R) Member Linda Mitchell, Belkys Poueriet, Senior Center Coordinator & Member Aniko Solomonson GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members were busy hand-crafting hundreds of Valentine greetings and treats which were delivered by members Linda Mitchell and Aniko Solomonson … Continue reading GFWC Handcrafts Valentines for Elderly
Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano, as part of Clerk & Comptroller Paula O’ Neill’s annual Constitutional Officers Essay Contest, announced that his office is accepting entries in the month-long challenge. The competition begins March 1 and runs through the final day of March. The essay contest is for Pasco County’s middle school students (Grades 6-8). Students of Pasco’s public/charter, private, parochial, non-public and home schools are all welcome to participate. In 500 words or less students will answer the question: “Which taxes impact you the most: local, state, or federal? Why?” Entries will be judged by a panel of … Continue reading Pasco Tax Collector Essay Contest for Middle School Students
The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd./US 41, Land O’ Lakes, 34639, between SR 52 and SR 54. The subject of the Tuesday, March 13, 2018 meeting is “Landscaping for Pollinators” presented by Jackie Rolly. It’s not just about landscaping for butterflies! This program will introduce us to other pollinators, what we should plant, and how to create a proper habitat. There will also be information on the problems with cultivars and invasive exotics. Jackie is … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society
Container Gardening Date: March 6, 2018 (Tuesday) Time: 6:30-7:30pm Location: Land O’ Lakes Branch Library • 2818 Collier Pkwy. • Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639 Come to this FREE Pasco Extension seminar and learn the “how-tos” of planting flowers, foliage and herbs in containers, and watching them flourish! Registration required at Eventbrite. Bamboo: The Good, Bad & Ugly Date: March 10, 2018 (Saturday) Time: 9:00-10:30am Location: Land O’ Lakes Community Center 5401 Land O’ Lakes B lvd./US 41 • Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639 Learn which bamboo species are an asset to your landscape, which are invasive and should not … Continue reading Pasco County Extension Seminars
There’s no doubt that Valentine’s Day is one of America’s most popular days. More than 62% of Americans celebrate by sending greeting cards, flowers, candy, jewelry, or by enjoying a romantic dinner. But the origin of Valentine’s Day is surprising. … Continue reading One of America’s Most Popular Days
For all its popularity, history doesn’t give us any guarantees as to the origin of Valentine’s Day. But we do know it contains messages of the early Christian church in ancient Rome. The association between mid-February and romance goes back … Continue reading The Origin of Valentine’s Day
Ally Elizabeth Burt was crowned queen of the 83rd Florida Strawberry Festival at the annual pageant in Plant City, FL. Burt was selected from a field of 28 contestants who also voted her Miss Congeniality. Dallas Baker was chosen first … Continue reading Seffner Christian Academy Student Florida Strawberry Festival Queen
Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church I want to start a new series of articles this month—“Encountering the REAL Jesus”—by talking about him and his impact on the world. Let’s suppose you wanted to change the world so much that all … Continue reading Encountering the Real Jesus, Part 1: Who is this Man?
Andy Whitten 18572 N. Dale Mabry Hwy Lutz, FL 33548 Phone: 813-286-7776 Andy@pfgprivatewealth.com Have you ever tackled a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) project and in the end regret how it turned out? Or when you read the online forums it said the … Continue reading Regrets by Retirees
Dr. Dianne Coflin Co-Pastor, River of Life Church At the end of every Christmas season, I often start pondering what might transpire this year. I ask myself, “What new goals do I need to reach for? Was there a goal … Continue reading I Love Facing A New Year!!
Samantha Taylor Samantha Taylor Fitness That may seem like an odd statement. However, I think that is the art that so many people have lost, especially women. Women usually take care of everyone else but themselves: their kids, spouse, parents … Continue reading Love Yourself for Valentine’s Day