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2008 

The City of Tampa and Hillsborough County will host the 2008 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, at Tampa's Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI).   Admission to the Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo is FREE. In addition,Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo guests can enjoy MOSI exhibit...
05/30/2008
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Bank of America Corp. announced after it completes its acquisition of Countrywide Financial Corp. it will modify or workout at least $40 billion in mortgage loans over the next two years to help customers avoid foreclosure. In January, Countrywide agreed to sell itself to Bank of America Corp. B...
05/26/2008
I was pleased to read, this morning, a positive move by Fannie Mae to help further stimulate market recovery. According to the article Fannie Mae's decision to allow 5 percent downpayments in declining markets, such as many areas in Florida, will "help encourage buyers to come back into the housi...
05/21/2008
Realtor.com is responding to Realtor's needs. As a result of a recent survey conducted by Realtor.com a revamped site will be launched in July, 2008. The new basic Realtor.com improvements include listing four pictures per listing, Interactive maps, Detailed demographics, Listing updates several ...
05/21/2008
 The Gardens are located at 900  South Palm Ave., Sarasota, Fl. are just 40 south of Sun City Center. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a respected center for research and education as well as a famous orchid showplace. Housed on 13 acres, the gardens host more then 20,000 greenhouse plants in add...
05/14/2008
GIANT BOOK SALE     Bag of Books for a Buck! Saturday, May 17, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM will feature an enormous book sale at the SouthShore Regional Library on 19th Avenue, Ruskin, Fl.  As you come into the library, you will be handed a bag for stuffing all the books you want. Th...
05/13/2008
Construction of a New Gas Station started a couple of days ago and, we're told, it will only take two weeks to finish building. The new gasoline station is on the Wal-Mart property at the corner of State Road 674 and US-301.  It is anticipated they will be open by the end of May. Many residents w...
05/13/2008
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Sun City Center volunteers once again out shined the Florida Sunshine! Sun City Center Rotarians under took a project to recruit 200 volunteers to help package 50,000 meal packages for the local needy. Their efforts were accomplished and then some! 330 volunteers showed up at the Community Hall a...
05/12/2008
Mother's Day holds a very special place in my heart. There is double pleasure for us the first week of May because Mom's birthday was the 9th. Sometimes we celebrated both occasions on the Sunday. My brother and I were reminiscing last night, I would like to share some of it with you all. First a...
05/11/2008
The Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center has awarded a $100,000 challenge grant for an innovative residential program operated by LifePath Hospice. The Foundation will match the first $100,00 in donations made or pledged by February 2009. LifePath Hospice Residence is an eight bed faci...
05/10/2008
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