Ruskin Florida

Pearl Harbor Veterans Ceremony

Saturday, December 7, at 9:00 am, Ruskin Memorial VFW Post 6287 invites the
community to join them as they honor Pearl Harbor veterans at The Pier at
Little Harbor, 611 Destiny Drive in Ruskin. Ceremony will include
presentation of colors by the VFW, the Ladies Auxiliary and the Marine Corp
League Color Guards. The ceremony will include playing taps, a rifle volley,
National Anthem and throwing a wreath into the water of Tampa Bay to pay
tribute to Pearl Harbor veterans. Little Harbor will provide coffee by the
Pier and extend a discount of 50% off their full breakfast buffet or from
their menu for all participants and attendees.

Thrift Store Shopping

Friday November 28 - 29th. The Thrift Store at The Mary & Martha House will
be open 8AM-Noon Thanksgiving weekend for your shopping convenience. The
Administrative office will be closed on Thurs.-Fri.-Sat. and will reopen on
Monday Dec. 1st. Take advantage of this Shoportunity to get a head start on
your Holiday Shopping. Christmas costs less at The Thrift Store located at
1009 1st Street SW in Ruskin. Find great prices on Holiday decorations, toys
and gifts as well as new and gently used clothing for men, women and
children, furniture and household items. The Mary & Martha House Inc. is a
shelter for women and children in crisis, and supports 2 emergency shelters
as well as transitional housing in South Hillsborough County. For more info
on volunteering or to make a donation call Jan at 645- 7874.

81st ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AWARDS BANQUET & SILENT AUCTION

Friday, January 16, 2009, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, RUSKIN CHAMBER 81st ANNUAL
MEMBERSHIP AWARDS BANQUET & SILENT AUCTION at South Shore Falls Clubhouse,
5831 Cascade Falls Lane, Apollo Beach. Tickets $25 person, Themed Table (8
seats) $195. Limited tickets, RSVP by Jan. 9. Sponsorships - Red Carpet
$1,000; Oscar Awards $500; Walk of Fame $250. For more info, contact the
Chamber 813-645-3808 or email: ruskinadmin@earthlink.net.

Holiday Open House at Camp Bayou

Saturday, December 6, 9am - 2pm. 6th Annual Holiday Open House at Camp
Bayou. Our semi-annual Open Houses are a great way to see a sample of all
the exhibits and activities- new and established. Admission to the Open
House is free but some activities charge a small fee. Camp Bayou is located
3 miles south of SR 674 at the end of 24th St SE in Ruskin. Visit the web at
www.campbayou.or g, email campbayou@yahoo.com or call 813-641- 8545.
WANTED Help us decorate the farm for the kids by donating your no longer
used Christmas decorations. Any decorations are appreciated, but the larger
outdoor displays are particularly needed. Our goal is to make a really nice
holiday display that the community can be proud of and enjoy. But we need
YOUR help!! Dig through the attic. Clean out the garage. Let's build a
holiday memory for all of us to share. Drop off your decorations to Hydro
Harvest Farms, 1101 East Shell Point Rd, Ruskin 33570. For pick up of larger
items, call 645-6574. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

Memory Walk Golf Tournament

Saturday, December 6, 7:30am. ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CHARITY MEMORY WALK
GOLF TOURNAMENT at Freedom Fairways 3940 Upper Creek Drive, Sun City Center,
33573 Proceeds to benefit the ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION. Registration 7:30 am,
Tee Time - Shot gun start 8:30 am. Fees: $50 per person. Includes:
"Scrumptious Luncheon, Goody Bag, Trophies, Complimentary Soft Drinks &
Water.
Mulligan's $5 each or 3 for $10. Putting Contest, Cash Cart. For more
information or to register by phone Call Denise Reiter 813-642-1255.
(Business Sponsorship Opportunities are also available)

Golf Event to benefit Bloomingdale Library Victim

Friday, December 5, 11:30 am, Aaron Fredricks for Riverview Honorary Mayor
Golf Event to benefit the Bloomingdale Library Victim. Event to be held at
Summerfield Crossing Golf Club. $95 per golfer, $380 for foursome.
Sponsorships available - bronze $125, Silver $500, Gold $900. Chicken & Rib
Dinner, Goody Bag, Range Balls, Door Prizes, Raffle and Some Free Drinks.
For more info contact Lisa Frost at LisaFrost@Remax.net or 813-760-2888.

MGA Junior Tour with a Pro

November 2008 Murphy's Golf Academy proudly announces the MGA Junior Tour
with a Pro- Jr. Tournament and full season beginning January 2009. Murphy's
Golf Academy wants to help young golfers reach their goals and building
confidence in themselves and their games. Sponsorship Packages available -
Eagle Sponsor $1,000; Gold Sponsor $500; Silver Sponsor $250 and Bronze
Sponsor $100. For more info, contact Brianne at 727-667-2939 or visit their
website: www.Mur physGolfAcademy.com.

NFL Alumni Golf and Gala

November 29 and December 1, NFL Alumni Golf and Gala. Gala is Nov. 29th and
Golf Tournament is Dec. 1. Lots of sponsorship opportunities and gala
tickets still available. Please contact Madonna Aburzzese, The Dream
Factory, if interested in either event at 813-480-6316.

Special Hours - Mary & Martha House

Friday November 28 - 29th. The Thrift Store at The Mary & Martha House will
be open 8AM-Noon Thanksgiving weekend for your shopping convenience. The
Administrative office will be closed on Thurs.-Fri.-Sat. and will reopen on
Monday Dec. 1st. Take advantage of this Shoportunity to get a head start on
your Holiday Shopping. Christmas costs less at The Thrift Store located at
1009 1st Street SW in Ruskin. Find great prices on Holiday decorations toys
and gifts as well as new and gently used clothing for men, women and
children, furniture and household items. The Mary & Martha House Inc. is a
shelter for women and children in crisis, and supports 2 emergency shelters
as well as transitional housing in South Hillsborough County. For more info
on volunteering or to make a donation call Jan at 645- 7874. Have a happy
and safe Thanksgiving.

Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk

Saturday, November 22, Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk At Freedom Plaza
Campus. Registration begins at 8:00am at Golf View Terrace. Walk begins at
9:00 am. Refreshments and awards. To roister to walk - Create your own team
- Donate or Sponsor, go to www.alz.org/f lagulfcoast.org. Register under
Freedom Plaza Sun City Center Walk. For more information contact Denise at
813-642-1255.