Sunday, January 20, 2013
Ed Booth, 2012 chamber president, turned over the gavel to 2012 president, Donna Lee Fore, at the chamber's annual dinner Jan. 18.
Standing next to her 6-foot-8-inch predecessor, 2013 Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce President Donna Lee Fore looked downright diminutive. However, there's nothing small about Fore's goals for the year. At a Western-themed annual dinner Friday, Jan. 18, Fore accepted the reins of the chamber's leadership from 2012 President Ed Booth, vowing to uphold the chamber's 47-year-old tradition of supporting the community and the businesses that serve it. With nearly 850 members, Fore said the chamber should focus not only on supporting the community's businesses but also on improving its quality of life. To that end, Fore said her goals this year are to build a more robust economic development team at the chamber, to forge a stronger …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Lifelong Riverview resident Earl Lennard will discuss the community's history at the Riverview Woman's Club meeting Jan. 16.
A lifelong resident of Riverview, Earl Lennard will talk about the community's history and remembrances of growing up in south Hillsborough County at the Wednesday, Jan. 16 meeting of the Riverview Woman's Club. The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. with networking and a luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at Doc's Grill at the Summerfield Crossings Golf Club, 13050 Summerfield Blvd., Riverview. Lennard, 70. who recently celebrated his retirement as Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections, is well qualified to speak about the Riverview area. Raised in Riverview, he attended Brandon High School and then earned his bachelor’s from the University of South Florida. He became a Hillsborough County classroom teacher and later a principal in the …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The pathway will help raise funds to enclose the covered basketball pavilion.
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- D'Ann White
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
In an effort to raise funds to enclose the basketball pavilion, the Riverview Boys & Girls Club and the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce is launching "Bricks of Hope." Residents can sponsor a brick in the club's Bricks of Hope Pathway in the name of a family, company or in memory of a loved one. A 12-inch by 12-inch Legacy Brick if $500, an 8-inch by 8-inch Impact Brick is $100 and a 4-inch by 8-inch Hope Brick is $50. Legacy Bricks will be engraved with up to 10 lines with 23 characters per line. Impact Bricks can contain six lines with 18 characters per line. And Hope Bricks can contain three lines with 18 characters per line. It's all part of an effort to raise more funds for the Boys & Girls Club at 6809, Krycul Ave., Riverview, …