Always Tired? Sleep Problems? Call Evolution. Functional Medicine Solutions That Last A Lifetime

Have you been to more than one doctor looking for a diagnosis on why you always feel tired, have difficulty sleeping and/or have trouble remembering things? And, have these doctors prescribed various treatments and an array of medications, yet after following their recommendations, you still do not feel well? If this sounds like you, it’s time to call Evolution and see Erin Bolton, a … [Read more...]

Insurance Agent – Still Serving and Protecting the Public

By William Jacko Special to The Laker/Lutz News When the World Trade Center collapsed during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Steven Papola was close enough to see it fall, as he was on his way to begin the recovery effort at ground zero. That was the day he gave up a successful insurance business in Blue Point, New York, to resume full-time work as an officer for the New York Police … [Read more...]

McDannold Law Helps You Prepare for Tomorrow

Andrew C. McDannold, of Lutz, is not your typical attorney. In his office, a warm and inviting space near Lutz Preparatory School, McDannold deliberately takes the time – frequently, over a cup of coffee – to learn as much as possible about his clients. By understanding their stories, he says, he’s able to create legal solutions tailored to achieve each client's unique goals. “No one knows what … [Read more...]

A Passion for What They Do

Owning and managing a successful business requires a lot of time, energy, experience and knowledge. A key ingredient, however, is passion, and Eddie and Tamara Griffin are overflowing with it for their business, Mac Daddy Sales and Service in Land O’ Lakes. The couple launched the business in 2000, equipping the shop with the latest in hydraulic lifts, ultra-sonic cleaners, and a staff … [Read more...]

Service and Style – with a Smile!

Growing up in New Jersey with five sisters, Luis Ortega discovered his love of hair styling at an early age. From simple braids to updos for prom, he was the go-to guy in his house for the latest look. Ignoring his passion, his first job out of high school was with Quest Diagnostics. “I thought the medical field was a smart choice,” says Ortega. “I enjoyed that work, but when I turned 35, I … [Read more...]

Let’s Bee Organized Transforms Homes and Offices

Robin Winter of Let’s Bee Organized remains true to her lifelong mission of helping others, by transforming homes and workspaces to achieve greater balance in one’s personal and professional lives. Her 16 years experience in human resources draws many parallels to her work as a professional organizer at Let’s Bee Organized, a company she recently founded. “Helping companies define and … [Read more...]

Bexley Chef Invited To Wine and Food Festival

In February, Ashley Davis, Café Manager at Twisted Sprocket Café, participated in the South Beach Wine and Food Festival in Miami. It was the second year Bexley’s chef was invited to this prestigious event, hosted by Giada De Laurentiis, of the popular “Giada at Home” show on the Food Network. Davis participated in the event’s Italian Bites on the Beach. Her team served 1,500 portions of Rotini … [Read more...]

Lightning Realty – Specialized and Personalized

By Tobi Karch Special to The Laker/Lutz News Specialized and personalized are two words that best describe Margaret Hassani and her business, Lightning Realty, a residential real estate business based in Carrollwood. Hassani bravely launched Lightning Realty in 2008, right before the real estate market crashed. She began listing homes for sellers who owed more to their lender than the … [Read more...]

105 years young…

In 1913, Hazel Mae Adams was born in Perry, Ohio, one of seven children. On January 18, she celebrated her 105th birthday surrounded by friends and family at Rosecastle of Zephyrhills. After high school, Hazel worked at the Salem China company from age 16 to 21 when she married the love of her life, Albert Bruckner, in 1934. They settled in Salem, Ohio, where their son, Ronald, was born in … [Read more...]

A Place for Community

When asked what she most likes about managing Zephyrhills Under Par golf course, Aya Burkhart said it’s all about community. “We’re here for the community. We really are like a family, and that family includes our golfers and their families,” said Burkhart. “Some people come just to talk, some to eat. And of course, to play golf.” A glance out the clubhouse windows at the lush, rolling green … [Read more...]