Since 1930, The Florida Strawberry Festival® has been crowning some of the most beautiful, smart and charming young ladies around at its annual scholarship pageant competition in Plant City. This year will be no different, when on
January 25, the Lions Club will host the families and friends of 20 young ladies who hope to become the 2014 Florida Strawberry Festival Queen. More...
Runny nose, sore throat, sneezing, coughing, and congestion—a common cold is easy to diagnose, but receiving the medication you need to overcome the illness can be a troubling, time-consuming process. Not only is it difficult to set a doctor’s appointment that fits your busy schedule, but it can cost hundreds of dollars for a visit where you’ll be spending most of your time in the waiting room. More...
1 Can’t Miss Events
Relay For Life
Mark your calendars for Plant City’s annual fight against cancer to take place on Friday, April 11 (6 p.m.) at Plant City High School (1 Raider Place). This local American Cancer Society Relay for Life event is a great place to take action and make noise.
The Relay for Life movement offers and inspiring opportunity to honor cancer survivors, promote how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and raise money to help end cancer. Today, without the support of thousands of volunteers around the country, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. Join the over 50 teams and 650 participants who have already signed up for the cause and raised almost $50,000.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Fishing Derby
Gordon Food Service Dr, just behind the Randy L. Larson Softball Four-Plex
Registration | 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Competition | 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Award Ceremony | 11:15 a.m.
Open to all boys and girls ages 5 to 15, the 2014 Youth Fishing Derby marks the 18th year of fishing derbies hosted by the Plant City Recreation and Parks Department. All anglers must be accompanied by an adult and must bring their own pole, bait, and 5-gallon bucket. Pond features at least nine species of fish from bass, catfish, mudfish, speckled perch, blue gill, and more. Event is free thanks to T.J. Vail at Landshark Charters.
For more information, contact Deborah Haldane at email@example.com or 813-659-4200 ext. 4302. You can also visit the event’s page online at plantcitygov.com.
Filling the Toolbox: Bringing Direction for the Discouraged
Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Plant City
9 a.m. to noon
1107 Charlie Griffin Road
Are you a parent, coach or teacher of a child who suffered early trauma or disruption? This session offered by ONE for One Families focuses on specific interventions for a variety of problematic behaviors:Lying, Stealing, Aggression, Defiance, Destruction, and Disrespect. Loryn Smith, founder and CEO of Finally Home Christian Adoption Services, is the mother of multiple older adopted children and specializes in child placements as well as family coaching for families struggling to parent difficult children. Cost is $30 and spouse is free. Partial scholarships are available.
For more inforamtion or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 813-924-3322.