Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Trey Curry Foundation hosted the sixth annual Vine to Wine benefit at The Regent in Riverview on May 10. Proceeds will benefit A Kid's Place in Brandon.
The Trey Curry Foundation hosted the sixth annual Vine to Wine benefit at The Regent in Riverview, where Mary Beth Curry said some 400 tickets had been sold, including 348 tickets in advance. "Every thing from this event goes directly to A Kid's Place" in Brandon, said Curry's mother, Terry Curry, as the May 10 event was wrapping up in The Regent's grand ballroom. The Trey Curry Foundation was founded in 2008 in memory of Clifton "Trey" Curry III, the son of longtime Brandon residents Terry and Clif Curry. "He would be absolutely blown way by this event," Terry Curry said in remembrance of her son. "He was the kid who was always bringing home people and telling us, 'You need to do this for this person.' He'd walk in here and he'd be amazed…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Local business leaders celebrate the achievements of Riverview High School, at a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce luncheon sponsored by the Riverview High School Athletic Booster Club.
Throughout the banquet room at The Regent in Riverview people were seen dressed in black, blue and white, wearing the school colors of Riverivew High School, as the April 23 luncheon of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce got under way. At the luncheon were lots of sharks, stuffed and human, in recognition of the school's mascot. The luncheon was sponsored by the Riverview High School Athletic Booster Club. The featured speaker was principal Robert "Bob" Heilmann, who talked about the school's history and its many achievements, including its recent recognition as the nation's top school in blood donations. Among other achievements noted was the annual Relay For Life event held at Riverview High School, which over the years has raised…
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The annual membership dinner for the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce was held Feb. 1 at The Regent in Riverview.
Some 400 members and guests of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce met Friday, Feb. 1, at The Regent in Riverview, where Darren Dennington took the gavel as this year's chairman of the business networking group. Also announced at this year's dinner were the newly named recipients of the annual Key Citizen of the Year and Greater Brandon Community Leadership awards. Last year's honorees, Tammy Holmberg and Earl Lennard, respectively, announced this year's recipients, Susan Saunders and Rich Glorioso, respectively. Dennington took the gavel from Bob Bivins, the outgoing chairman of the two-time, five-star accredited chamber, noting that the drive to "raise the bar" must be tested against today's reality, to "just hang in there." "But …
Monday, January 21, 2013
The church hosts services each Sunday at 10 a.m.
JesusChurch began meeting this month at The Regent, 6437 Watson Rd., Riverview. The church will host services each Sunday at 10 a.m. Led by the Rev. Karl House, the church offers a casual, contemporary, Bible-based family ministry. It includes Kingdom Kids, a Bible-based ministry for newborns to fifth-graders, the H2O-Quench Your Thirst small groups in Valrico, Seffner, FishHawk and Brandon and a community outreach ministry. "As our name suggests, we’re a church that’s all about Jesus," said House. "Jesus is our passion and we’re committed to sharing His compassion with others." Previously called Coastland Church, JesusChurch is part of the Vineyard USA, which has 600 churches across the country. Those interested in learning more about …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The event will benefit Toys for Tots.
Where would you go to make sure you could count yourself among the survivors?
As the often-predicted end of the world approaches, we’d like to get your take on which places in Bloomingdale, Riverview, FishHawk and Valrico would be the best for riding out the chaos an apocalypse might bring. Whether you believe in the spin on the ending of the Mayan calendar or not, we’d like to get your take on the safest places to go in the Bloomingdale-Riverview area if Doomsday is really on the way. How would you ride it out? Whatever the case, we want to hear from you! Where would you ride out Doomsday? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. Want to read more about Dec. 21, 2012, be sure to check out these related articles: World Ending in 2012: Scholars, NASA Say No Playlist for the Apocalypse: What Tunes Are On …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
The orchestra will perform Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. at The Regent.
Just in time for Halloween, the South Shore Symphony Orchestra will present a spooky lineup of classical music when it performs at The Regent, 6437 Watson Rd., Riverview, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. It its second concert of the winter season, the nonprofit orchestra based in Sun City Center will offer concert-goers a symphonic array of ghosts, goblins, dancing skeletons, murderous trolls, wild witches and other nightmarish creations in a program titled “Images of Fright.” Conducted by Dr. Susan Bailey Robinson, the program includes Charles Gounod’s, "Funeral March of a Marionette," which Alfred Hitchcock liked well enough to borrow for his TV theme music. "March to the Scaffold" and "Witches Sabbath" from Hector Berlioz’ "Sinfonie Fantastique" …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The tea party will take place Sunday, Nov. 4.
Brandon Ballet will get a jumpstart on the holiday season Sunday, Nov. 4 when it brings a holiday favorite to The Regent. The ballet company will present an afternoon in the "Land of the Sweets!" The performance celebrates the story of "The Nutcracker," with desserts, story time and appearances by characters from the classic holiday ballet, including the Sugar Plum Fairy. The event is set for 1 to 3 p.m. at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview. Tickets are $20 for children and adults 13 and older and $15 for children 12 and younger. For more information, call 813-684-4282, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Brandon Ballet website. Tickets can also be ordered online.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Motivational speaker and business coach Mary Owens of Brandon will be the guest speaker.
Motivational speaker and business coach Mary Owens of Black Diamond Associates will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, Sept. 25 monthly luncheon meeting of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Regent, 6437 Watson Rd., Riverview. Lunch will be provided by S&S Tacos/Pizzas & Stuff of Riverview. Owens is managing partner and co-founder of Black Diamond Associates, 123 W. Bloomingdale Ave., Suite 402, Brandon, where she partners with executives, business owners and organizations to help them reach new levels of success. Owens believes people can accomplish amazing things in the right atmosphere, surrounded by the right support structure and resources. She has extensive …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The Brandon Ballet is participating in this year's National Dance Day grassroots celebration. Children ages 8 to 18 are asked to learn one or both dances created by the Dizzy Feet Foundation, and then join to perform July 28 at The Regent.
The Brandon Ballet, at The Regent in Riverview on July 28, will be hosting children ages 8 to 18 for this year's National Dance Day, a grassroots movement created by Nigel Lythgoe, founder of the Dizzy Feet Foundation and executive producer and co-creator of the reality television show So You Think You Can Dance. "We want everyone to be involved with dance as much as possible," said Alice Holden Bock, artistic director of the Brandon Ballet, in residence at The Dance Center in Brandon. "We've never done the National Dance Day before and we're real excited about doing it. We'll have lights and music and it will be a fun time." The Dizzy Feet Foundation has created two routines for the event: an "Everybody Dance" routine from Zumba Fitness…