Today, May 11, is a great day to feature when you extol the virtues of living in a town focused on social responsibility, charitable concerns and community connections.
- For more weekend events, see GET OUT: Weekend Events Preview May 10-12
Start the day by placing at your mailbox non-perishable food items for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, run nationally by the National Association of Letter Carriers. Many of you will be volunteering as well, at the Brandon, Seffner, Riverview and Valrico post offices, and also at Feeding America of Tampa Bay, off Adamo Drive (State Road 60).
- See Your Stake in 1 Billion Pounds of Food
Support the fight against cancer, and the cancer fighters themselves, with Miles for Moffitt. Also, closer to home, in Valrico, attend the yard sale and day-long fundraiser for cancer fighter Roger L. Camille, at the Beef 'O' Brady's in Valrico, at 4330 Bell Shoals Road.
- See Cancer Fighter Benefit: From Bloomingdale High to Beef's
Show your kids why math is important — and fun. Attend the Math at the Mall event at the Westfield Brandon shopping center. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free to students in kindergarten through grade 5.
The Wok Chi grand opening at the Regency Square shopping center runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary.
- See Wok Chi Grand Opening Event To Benefit Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center