Saturday, January 19, 2013
A lucky Hillsborough County school student took the top prize in a cooking contest.
Who's the lucky student to win the top prize at the Hillsborough County School District's Cook It Up! contest? The winner received two tickets to the sold-out Justin Bieber "Believe" tour in Orlandon on Jan. 25. Find out who the lucky winner is, and details about the contest, at Bloomingdale-Riverview Patch. ______________
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Local college-bound seniors who attend a free college admission and financial aid class offered by The Right Fit Foundation are invited to apply for a $5,000 scholarship earmarked for students from families with middle-class incomes.
Greater Brandon high school seniors are invited to apply for a first-ever $5,000 scholarship established by The Right Fit Foundation. Hillsborough and Pasco county students have been invited to apply for the award, which reportedly will be given to students from middle-income families. These families, said foundation founder Kenneth Albert in a news release about the scholarship, "often do not qualify for need-based financial aid and borrow more on average to pay for college." There is a catch: To qualify, a student is required to attend one of the foundation’s free college admission and financial aid classes. To qualify, a student also must: The scholarship application is available on The Right Fit Foundation website and an interview …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Elections for the board of directors for the Greater Seffner Area Chamber of Commerce are set for Aug. 9. Also due that day are nominations for the 2012 Chamber Choice Awards. The Sept. 11 banquet will pay tribute as well to Patriot Day.
The Greater Seffner Area Chamber of Commerce is set to hold its annual banquet on Sept. 11, a chance to celebrate as well Patriot Day, "by remembering those who died or were injured during the attacks of 9/11." So reads the announcement from Lori Libhart, chamber president, who notes as well the Aug. 9 deadline for nominations for the four Chamber Choice Awards. The awards are given at the annual banquet to Business of the Year, Non-Profit Organization of the Year and Member of the Year. Also given is the Sharon Carter Community Service Award, given to "an individual who has provided outstanding service to the areas served by" the chamber. The award recipient does not have to be a chamber member. The award for non-profit organization is …