Summer may be over but that doesn't mean you have to abandon that relaxed summer spirit.
The merchants of Plaza Bella are joining forces with Sandals Resorts to offer residents A Taste of the Caribbean and a chance to win a Sandals or Beaches vacation.
At a Taste of Caribbean Friday, Sept. 14 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., residents are invited to visit Plaza Bella at the corner of Bell Shoals Road and Bloomingdale Avenue to enjoy Caribbean-style foods, listen to music from the islands and try island drinks provided by El Dorado Rum.
Those who make a donation to A Kid's Place, a home for abused and neglected children in Brandon, can roll dice for a chance to win a Sandals or Beaches vacation.
Traventours Events & Excursions of Brandon will be on hand to help residents plan their next Caribbean adventure.
The event also will include raffles and specials from the businesses at Plaza Bella including , , , , , and .