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Fundraiser benefits K-9s for Veterans

Fundraiser benefits K-9s for Veterans

Carrollwood, Florida - A talent showcase in Carrollwood will raise money for K-9s for Veterans which provides service dogs to wounded military personnel and veterans.

Life Amplified Productions will put on the show September 14 at 1:00 p.m. In addition, there will be a silent auction which bidders can win items from numerous businesses. The event will be held at the Carrollwood Tampa Pitcher Show at 14416 North Dale Mabry Highway.

Highlands County Habitat for Humanity to host Golf “Fore” Homes

Highlands County Habitat for Humanity to host Golf “Fore” Homes

Sebring, Florida-- The Highlands County Habitat for Humanity is hosting Golf “Fore” Homes on Saturday September 21st  at the Country Club of Sebring, located at 159 South Commerce Ave. Sebring, FL 33876. 

Registration will begin at 7:30 am, followed by a shotgun start at 8:30 and the four person scramble. Golfers will receive a complimentary practice round reception on Friday, September 20th.

Kids Racing for Charity event in Sebring

Kids Racing for Charity event in Sebring

Sebring, Florida-- This coming Saturday and Sunday, September 7th and 8th, 2013, Drivers Education and the PBOC will host a charity event at the Sebring International Raceway.

The "Kids Racing for Life" Charity event will be giving kids, many of whom have been ill with cancer, and their siblings and family members’ rides on the track in race cars and street cars. Organizers say they have set aside time Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.  to noon for these rides.

"Celebrate Fall" Gala Event to benefit Hernando County educational organizations

Hernando County, Florida-- The upcoming 2013 Celebrate Fall Gala will benefit two organizations that work to better Hernando County's education system.

Both the Chamber Education & Training Association (CETA) and Communities In Schools (CIS) will benefit from the black tie optional, Friday evening affair- where for $50, guests will enjoy light appetizers, a three course gourmet bufft, vegetables, sides, a beverage and dessert.

Search for Koopa continues, missing labradoodle's owner offers reward

Search for Koopa continues, missing labradoodle's owner offers reward

Brooksville, Florida-- Koopa, a one-year-old, black and ash labradoodle, was lost last month from the Rester Road area, but his loving owner isn't giving up hope.

Brendan Mulvaney wants Koopa's safe return so badly that he's announced a $1,000 reward for the person who can make it happen. 

Koopa was lost on July 7, 2013 when Mulvaney was on vacation. The dog escaped from his pet sitter's home. Mulvaney has been searching for Koopa ever since- posting ads on Craigslist and hanging flyers in the area.

Become a calendar county!

Become a calendar county!

Do you have spectacular pictures of your county's natural landscapes that you feel are calendar worthy? If so, you may want to submit them to the Florida Association of Counties for their 2014 calendar! 

According to the FAC, all interested parties are encouraged to send in scenic shots of their county's "Beautiful Roads & Trails" for consideration:

“What’s Up Downtown Sebring?”

“What’s Up Downtown Sebring?”

Sebring, Florida--The next "What's Up Downtown Sebring meeting is scheduled for Tuesday July 30, and will feature presentations on from the following speakers: