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The December NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue…Learn when and where SCC Community Association members can get out and vote; relive the fun of “Hi, Neighbor!”; save the date for the SCC Holiday Cart Parade on Dec. 8; discover a place just down the road, where you can select some of the...

Sen. Rubio Mobile Office Hours December 3

The Gulf Coast Regional Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be holding office hours in Sun City Center on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Anne Marie LeBlanc Room 1002 Cherry Hills Drive Sun City Center, Florida 33573. Meet your local staff and learn...

Be Safe This Holiday Season: Guarding Against Skimming

Be Safe This Holiday Season: Guarding Against SkimmingBy Diane M. Loeffler Doesn’t it seem like every day you hear something about someone trying to illegally get ahold of other people’s money? Skimming is one of the ways they try to do that. Skimming is...

Santa’s Elves Hard at Work All Over Sun City Center

Santa's Elves Hard at Work All Over Sun City Center Don’t Miss the Holiday Breakfast and Walk December 1 By Diane M. Loeffler     Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 1. Community Association and Kings Point members and their guests are invited to the...

Car Show to Brighten Local Kids’ Christmas Dec. 6

The Sun City Center Roamin’ Oldies car club will present a special car show December 6 to brighten the Christmas holidays with gifts for area children who might otherwise go without.The show is open to all area collector vehicles.  Admission is $5 plus a...

Valerie Gillespie: Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse

Valerie Gillespie: Holiday Jazz at the FirehouseSaturday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The Firehouse Cultural Center provides quality programming in arts and education for ages, all diversities. Serving South Shore since 2011. A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization....

Eat Fresh for Less at Detwiler’s

Eat Fresh for Less at Detwiler’sBy Ilona Merritt and Paula Lickfeldt (Photos by Paula Lickefelt) The first time I walked into Detwiler’s Farm Market I was in awe of what I saw, and I knew I would be back. Paula also was overwhelmed at what the Detwiler’s...

Enjoy the Outdoors this Holiday Season

Enjoy the Outdoors this Holiday SeasonBy Dolly Cummings, Director- Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center December 1 is the grand opening of the Enchanted Forest Storybook Trail. Students at Hillsborough Community College at SouthShore, enrolled in the Honors...

MOWW sponsors YLC conference and awards ceremony

The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) recently held a special Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) Recognition and Special Awards Program honoring high school students from eight area high schools.Mrs. Nancy Alguire, MFST president; LTC Bob Russell,...

SCC CA Members: Time to Vote

SCC CA Members: Time to Vote

Time to Vote on SCC Candidates and Issues   By Diane M. Loeffler Do you have any opinions on the issues facing Sun City Center? Do you care about how our money is spent? Now is the time to vote for three of the six candidates for Community Association (CA)...

Annual Holiday Cart Parade December 8

Annual Holiday Cart Parade December 8

Don’t miss out on this fun SCC holiday tradition! Deck your halls – and yourselves – and join the parade… or watch and wave from the sidewalk. Santa and scores of his favorite Florida elves will be bringing their best holiday cheer right down Cherry Hills...

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Travel Stories

Finding Harmony

Finding Harmony

Finding Harmony By E. Adam Porter Editor in Chief, News of Sun City Center   If all goes according to plan, by the time you read this, I will be down island, lounging with my toes in the sand and a cool drink in my hand, enjoying the first day of our annual family...

Storms and Stories

Storms and Stories

Storms and Stories By E. Adam Porter, Editor in Chief   As a writer, you tend to collect stories. As I’ve grown older, I’ve found those stories can take on a life of their own. They expand and shift in memory, some details blur, while others sharpen with time. Groups...

Classic, Historic Key West

Classic, Historic Key West

Classic, Historic Key West By Kai Rambow   “He was the most interesting man on the planet, long before the Dos Equis commercial,” our tour guide at the Hemingway House noted.  Key West has attracted all kinds of enterprising and famous characters, creating a storied...

Sea Turtle Plays Peek-A-Boo at The Florida Aquarium

Sea Turtle Plays Peek-A-Boo at The Florida Aquarium

A loggerhead sea turtle plays peek-a-boo for the camera at The Florida Aquarium. The loggerhead is one of two rescued sea turtles who have a new home in the Heart of the Sea exhibit which will open to the public on October 6. (video below) The new exhibit...