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Plant City Observer Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018 5 months ago

Your Town 6.14.18

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Adults can have summer fun too with the library's new program and Rise Plant City raised $750 for Jensen's Heart of Gold.

Rockin’ fun at the library

Bruton Memorial Library introduced its new Adult Summer Reading Program Saturday during a rockin' kick-off event. Fifth Gear Band performed summer favorites from the 60s, 70s and 80s. 

The library also had two featured artists present with their exhibits. Charlotte Dillon showcased her farm-life inspired pieces on one side of the library and Jason Shiver showed off his diverse artwork on the other. An updated list of summer events can be found on the library’s Facebook page. 

This was the second annual dodgeball tournament for Rise Plant City.

Dodging to victory

Rise Plant City held its second annual dodgeball tournament Saturday, June 9 to raise money for Jensen’s Heart of Gold. Teams donned matching outfits ranging from nerd attire to superhero themed and took to the courts in an epic showdown. 

The tournament raised $750 for Jensen’s Heart of Gold, which raises funds to spread the love toward childhood cancer families in Central Florida through cash hardship assistance. The top three teams were: 1st: The BG’s from The Plant City Boys and Girls Club (repeat champions),2nd: Ball, Bars & Burpees from Crossfit Plant City, 3rd: Balls Out from Green Life Environmental.

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