Strawberry Ball nets sizable donation for local Food Bank

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Strawberry Ball nets sizeable donation for local food bank

PLANT CITY, Fla. (July 13, 2017) – The Florida Strawberry Festival presented the proceeds from its annual Strawberry Ball to the United Food Bank of Plant City on Monday.

The 45th Strawberry Ball, which was held April 29 in the Charlie Grimes Family Agricultural Center, raised a total of $22,900 for the nearby food ...

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Mid-Florida Summer Home Show

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Simply Events’s Mid-Florida Summer Home Show returns to the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Grimes Agricultural Building July 8 and 9 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Entry and parking are FREE! The event will feature over 100 licensed contractors, the area’s top home improvement specialists and designers, a plant and garden expo, a shabby chic vintage market, and DIY demos with Lowe’s Home Improvement ...

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First Female Chairman of the Board Elected

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PLANT CITY, Fla. (April 12, 2017) – Sandee Parke Sytsma was elected chairman of the Florida Strawberry Festival’s board of directors in last night’s monthly meeting.

Sytsma has served as a board member since 1995 and retired from Tampa Electric Company as a customer service representative. She succeeds Dan Walden who served in the position for the past two years. Floyd Hall was elected ...

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Festival Offering Small Pieces of Stadium

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Many loyal patrons and Plant City natives have asked about acquiring a small piece of William Schneider Memorial Stadium to have as a keepsake. We are pleased to announce that we have saved a small selection of golf ball size pieces of the stadium that we are offering on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge. The concrete pieces can be picked up ...

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Beef Breed Show Winners Chosen

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The Florida Strawberry Festival awarded the winners of its annual beef breed show this afternoon in the Patterson Co. Livestock Arena.

Blair Buchanon won All Breeds Grand Champion Heifer, and Madi Conrad won All Breeds Reserve Grand Champion Heifer. Makayla Williamson won All Breeds Grand Champion Bull, and Julia Norman won All Breeds Reserve Grand Champion Bull.

Click here to read the press release and see the full list of winners.

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