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Florida Aquarium Grant Expands Rehab Efforts

Florida Aquarium Grant Expands Rehab Efforts The Florida Aquarium will be able to expand its animal rescue and rehabilitation efforts thanks to a grant from Florida Blue. The grant will support The Florida Aquarium’s Animal Response Team, which focuses on...

John Denver Tribute Concert Coming to Sun City Center

John Denver Tribute Concert Coming to Sun City Center The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, welcomes Tom and Michelle Becker, one of the country’s top John Denver tribute groups for a 7 p.m. concert on Friday, February...

ALERT: Golf Cart Mobility Town Hall Meeting TIME CHANGE

Previously reported, the time of the Golf Cart Mobility Town Hall Meeting on January 30 at Community Hall, 1910 S Pebble Beach has been changed to 3 to 5 p.m. to accommodate those attending by golf cart. With sundown around 6:09 pm, the later time would be...

Sun City Center Golf Cart Mobility Study

County seeking Input for Sun City Center Golf Cart Mobility StudyDo not miss this chance for your voice to be heard! If you live in Greater Sun City Center, chances are you own a golf cart. But do you know what are best to safely travel in your golf cart?...

Campaign Against Human Trafficking Movie Event

Campaign Against Human Trafficking Movie Event Campaign against Human Trafficking-SouthShore (CAHT) will be presenting Monday, January 21, its annual movie event in the Florida Room at Sun City Center’s central campus off of N. Pebble Beach Drive.  This...

Canvas Memories

Canvas Memories By E. Adam PorterEditor, News of Sun City Center & South County Every year, for Christmas, I make something for my wife. Not because she’s hard to shop for, but because she would rather have something meaningful than something...

US Champ Wins on Home Turf

US Champ Wins on Home Turf

US Champ Wins on Home TurfBy Kai Rambow “We think of lawn bowling as an older person’s sport,” explained Charlie Herbert, “but in Australia I was competing against 30-year-olds who’d been playing since the age of 5.  As soon as I stepped into the bus,...

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Home for the HolidaysBy E. Adam Porter, Editor in Chief In an effort to avoid some of the horrendous “holiday” muzak that follows me around as I do my Christmas shopping — on the radio, in the stores, and at restaurants — I’ve been working on a playlist...

The Magnificent Monarch Migration

The Magnificent Monarch Migration

The Magnificent Monarch Migration By Ilona Merritt, photo by Russ Merritt   In one of the world’s astounding natural animal events each fall, tens of millions of monarch butterflies migrate up to 3,000 miles from the Northeastern US and...

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The December NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

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...

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Home for the HolidaysBy E. Adam Porter, Editor in Chief In an effort to avoid some of the horrendous “holiday” muzak that follows me around as I do my Christmas shopping — on the radio, in the stores, and at restaurants — I’ve been working on a playlist...

Thank You Al Rittberg

Thank You Al Rittberg

Farewell to a FriendBy Kai Rambow “It’s time to step away and spend more time with family,” shared Al Rittberg.  Rittberg is a familiar, friendly face to residents who use the pool facilities.  He has been the Supervisor Pool Attendant for the past eight...

Colorful, Fun Key West

Colorful, Fun Key West

Colorful, Fun Key West By Kai Rambow   “There is no need to go to Disney; I live in Key West,” proclaimed local resident Lori.  Key West is a bit more colorful in just about everything.  Key West pops without overdoing it.  It’s part of what makes a...

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...