Pasco County adding two street hockey rinks

Pasco County and the Lightning Foundation have partnered on a project that will result in two street hockey rinks in the county, including one in Wesley Chapel. The Pasco County Commission approved the agreement at its Jan. 7 meeting. As part of the deal, the county will spend an estimated $240,000 to build concrete pads and associated infrastructure, which will be turned into street hockey … [Read more...]

Local teen attracts attention for her compassion, good works

Sally Campbell is living proof that teenagers can make an impact in their community. The 17-year-old’s compassion for people struggling with cancer inspired her to create “Sallybrating with a Cause,” a nonprofit that has provided arts and crafts, meals, goodie bags, live entertainment and fun activities for residents of Hope Lodge in Tampa. Hope Lodge provides temporary free lodging for … [Read more...]

Cirque du Soleil Is Back on Ice

Fusing World-Class Ice-Skating with Breathtaking Acrobatics Cirque du Soleil on Ice is returning to Tampa with a new creation that will spin its audience into the vibrant world of Cirque du Soleil AXEL, with seven performances only, at Amalie Arena, opening Oct. 31. This unique show highlights world-class acrobatic skating performances set in fantastical universes, combined with … [Read more...]

USA Women’s Hockey, fans celebrate gold in Wesley Chapel

Just days removed from celebrating a gold medal win in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, the USA women’s ice hockey team returned to where their remarkable journey all began — Wesley Chapel. It’s where the team spent more than five months getting prepared for the Winter Olympics, training at Florida Hospital Center Ice and lodging at Saddlebrook Resort. It’s also where … [Read more...]

Lightning strikes again in Florida Hospital partnership

Florida Hospital and the Tampa Bay Lightning are extending their partnership agreement through the 2015-16 hockey season. As a presenting sponsor, Florida Hospital will receive a logo and name inclusion on all Lightning advertising campaigns and materials throughout the next two seasons. This continues the partnership that started in 2011, and includes being the official healthcare provider of … [Read more...]