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Elder Affairs SHINE Program Seeks Volunteers! - 08/22/08 09:45 AM
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs, along with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, invites you to join the award-winning SHINE team of volunteers.This program helps elders make informed decisions about Medicare, health insurance and prescription drug plans.SHINE volunteers provide individual counseling and assistance to elders and their caregivers about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare plan choices, long term care planning and prescription discount drug programs.If you would like additional information to become a SHINE volunteer in Hillsborough County call Elder helpline at the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging at 1.800.336.2226 (4 comments)
Sun City Center Computer Club Schedule - 08/19/08 09:04 AM
The Computer Club of Sun City Center has announced their fall class schedule. Monday, October 13 WORDWednesday, October 15 EXCELSaturday, October 18 QUICKENTuesday, October 28 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERSFriday, October 31 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
These two-hour classes will be held in the Computer Club Classroom in the Sun City Center Atrium Building, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on the dates shown and will continue each week on that same day for four weeks; except Quicken, which will be a 3-session course. Tuition is $20, payable upon registration. You may register any day, except Sunday, at the Classroom, from 12:30-5:00 p.m. Due to the popularity of these classes (4 comments)
Tuition Free College Classes - 08/19/08 08:49 AM
Seniors Sixty and older are entitled to attend Hillsborough County College Non Credit Courses tuition free. A State fee-waiver program allows Florida residents aged 60 and over, to enroll on a space-available basis, to any non-credit course offered at Hillsborough Community College, including the new South Shore Center located in Sun Point Plaza. Students registering under the fee waiver program enroll as auditing students and do not pay registration, application or related fees. Only non-academic credit courses are available under the waiver program. Seniors who wish to pursue academic credit must pay all applicable fees. To register as a senior citizen (4 comments)
Up-Date on Fay! - 08/18/08 11:30 AM
Hillsborough County issued an update/advisory, as follows. "The 0500 advisory moved the track of Fay back to the east again. At 800 am the center of tropical storm Fay was located over the northern coast of western Cuba near latitude 23.2 north...longitude 81.2 west or just northeast of Varadero, Cuba. This position places the center of Fay about 340 miles south-southeast of Tampa. Fay is moving toward the north-northwest near 12 mph...19 km/hr. This motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours with a turn to the north expected on Tuesday. The center of Fay should be emerging into the (6 comments)
Telephones Available For The Hearing Imparied - 08/16/08 06:02 PM
The Deaf & Hearing Connection for Tampa Bay, Inc. is offering specialized telephone and ring signaling devices at no cost to Florida residents. Local residents of Florida that are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind or speech impaired can receive this equipment at "no cost." Equipment is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free hearing screenings and other assistive equipment and affordable hearing aids are also available on site at the Deaf & Hearing Connection, a non-for profit organization specializing in communication access for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or late deafened. For more information or to make an appointment (4 comments)
Write Your Memoir's - 08/16/08 05:57 PM
The Art Club of Sun City Center will be offering Memoir writing classes to Club members this Fall. Joan Shalleck, graduate of the Cooper Union School of Fine Arts has been selected to teach the writing series. The series of Memoir Writing classes will be on Thursdays, September 4, 11 and 18. Sessions will be from 10 a.m. until noon. Each session will have a special focus: food, clothing, home or other unique experience that qualifies as truly memorable. Attendees will write about each remembered event and complement their story with illustrations. Works will be confined to 8 1/2 x 11 (4 comments)
Disabled American Veterans Van Service Available - 08/16/08 05:50 PM
Sun City Center Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #110, are operating and offering daily van service from Sun City Center and South Shore to transport veterans to James A Daley VA Hospital, Monday through Friday each week.
The van will be operated by volunteer drivers from the area. This is not a Handicap Accessible Vehicle and is not a taxi service. It is available to all veterans who have access to the VA system. Reservations must be made seven (7) days prior to your appointment and are on a first come first served basis Reservations are made by calling (813) 642-0302. Follow (0 comments)
Second Quarter Results - 08/13/08 08:23 AM
Second Quarter results are in from GTAR. According to the latest report: Average Sale Prices fell slightly from $255.900 in the first quarter to $246.600 in the second quarter. Number of Homes on he Market increased from 10,345, first quarter to 13,375 second quarter. Number of Homes Sold increased from 2062 to 2680 second quarter. Number of New Homes Built decreased from 756 to 378 second quarter. Average Number of Days On the Market increased slightly from 118 to 121 second quarter. Sun City Center zip code had 173 homes sold with an average of 139 (6 comments)
Community Volunteers - 08/13/08 07:52 AM
Security Patrol of Sun City Center is staffed by volunteers. Their cars patrol our community roads seven days a week . These efforts have helped to make SCC one of the safest communities in the State.
Residents are encouraged to do their part. Take the time to make your home safe. Keep all doors closed and locked, especially the over head garage door. That open garage door is an invitation for a thief to make off with your golf clubs, expensive tools, perhaps your car or golf cart.
There’s also a good chance (0 comments)
Days Inn Comes To Sun City Center - 08/09/08 08:57 AM
Days Inn Comes To Sun City Center Sun City Center Inn, the hotel at 809 North Pebble Beach Blvd. has become part of the Days Inn franchise as of early July. Management of Days Inn has committed to update the facility which was built some 30-year ago. Days Inn, brings a nationally known Hotelier to Sun City Center. Its management will continue to offer a discount to family members and friends of Sun City Center residents. (2 comments)
Good News Doesn't Sell Newspapers - But It Could! - 08/09/08 07:55 AM
Keep the gloom and doom to yourself should be the message to the media. I understand that Good News doesn't sell newspapers, but it would be nice to pick up an issue and read the positive things that are happening in our area, State, and the world for that matter. I went to our local, family owned, hardware store yesterday to have some keys made for the two new listings I obtained the day before. While waiting for them to be cut the owner and I were chatting. He inquired how business was going at the office and then offered that (2 comments)
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