Sunday, October 2, 2011
The Fall Westchase garage sale was Oct. 1.
The Westchase neighborhood garage sale filled the usually quiet streets with a multitude of cars belonging to bargin hunters. While the traffic through the area was heavy and on some streets became temporarily impassable, everyone worked well together to get traffic moving again within a matter of minutes. This semi-annual event draws crowds from across the Tampa Bay area as this sale is known among garage sale mavens as a premier event with high quality merchandise including children's items, clothing, sporting goods, electronics and furniture. This year's crowd was not disappointed judging from the number of items loaded in the back of most trucks. Residents of the neighborhood look forward to the garage sales, not only as a way to …
Monday, August 8, 2011
Westchase business holds fundraiser for five year-old battling cancer.
Fun with a purpose was the case at My Gym Westchase on Saturday. The facility's owner and staff hosted an open house fundraiser in honor of Jaxson White, a five year old boy diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Since his diagnosis in 2009, Jaxson's mother Rachelle White has been working to help her son, including participating in Mayor's Half Marathon in Anchorage, Alaska, to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Over $4,000 was raised in honor of Jaxson, thanks to generous donations of family and friends. But White prayed for more. Her prayers were answered by My Gym Westchase owner Mary Miller, who organized the open house fundraiser on Saturday. Although she has worked with many students over the years, she fondly …
Sunday, April 17, 2011
About 100 Westchase families and friends gathered to celebrate Westchase's 20th anniversary with the Movie in the Park series on Friday.
The first film "Spy Kids" was shown at Baybridge Park on Friday evening. The free movie is one of six Movie in the Park events planned as part of Westchase's anniversary. The next Movie in the Park is "Toy Story 3," and is scheduled for May 20. No location has been announced yet.