Lutz Arts & Crafts show set for December

With a new venue in place, the 37th annual GFWC Lutz Arts & Crafts Show promises to be “bigger and better than ever.” The show — one of the most popular events in Hillsborough County — will be on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 at Keystone Prep High School, 18105 Gunn Highway in Odessa. After last year’s show was cancelled due to a sinkhole at Lake Park, the GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club … [Read more...]

Flea Market has ‘banner year’

A new event layout, plus substantial community support, helped turn the annual GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club’s annual flea market into a hit. “We had a banner year,” said Pat Serio, co-chairwoman of the flea market. “It did not break a record, but it was a very good year for us, and we wanted to thank the community for really stepping up to our requests for donations, and they certainly … [Read more...]

Woman’s Club scrambles for donations

The sinkhole that developed at Lake Park in October hasn’t done anyone any favors, especially the GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club. The nearly 6-foot-wide, 100-foot-deep sinkhole forced the closure of the park in early December, forcing the cancellation of what would have been the 36th Annual Lutz Arts & Crafts Festival. The event, which has attracted nearly 30,000 people in recent … [Read more...]

Local groups benefit from Guv’na cash grab

The candidates running for Lutz Guv'na spent months with their hands out. The person who raised the most money was declared the winner of the ceremonial title, so they were all focused on filling their coffers throughout their campaigns. Over the Fourth of July weekend, Jennifer Rankin was declared the winner and earned the Lutz Guv'na sash. But, the real winners were announced Oct. 1 at … [Read more...]

Local woman’s club named best in state

The GFWC Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club has received the Lois B. Perkins Award, which goes to the GFWC Florida Outstanding Club of the Year. This is the third year in a row that the club has received the honor – an unprecedented distinction, according to club members. Winning the award allows the club to retain the coveted silver commemorative tea service to use for their club … [Read more...]