Christmas Lane continues tradition of helping local families
With the holidays right around the corner, Christmas Lane is stepping up to ensure two lucky families have a one-of-a-kind experience they’ll remember for years to come.
Christmas Lane is partnering with Publix Supermarkets, Inc. and the Plant City Observer to help spread the holiday cheer right here in Plant City. The public is asked to nominate a deserving family by sending entries of no more than 500 words to Managing Editor Sarah Holt at firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec 2.
The winners will receive:
- Four VIP tickets to Christmas Lane
- A professional photo with Santa Claus
- Four Christmas Lane concession stand tickets
- A $100 Publix giftcard.
Winners will be announced on Dec. 5 online and in the print edition of the Plant City Observer.
’Tow to Go’ service available for Thanksgiving
If you need to get home around Thanksgiving but have had a little too much to drink, AAA and Budweiser will help you for free.
The two organizations have partnered to offer a free “Tow to Go” service for AAA members and non-members alike to take advantage of this week. From now through 6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, you can call AAA and (855) 2-TOW-2-GO or (855) 286-9246 for a free ride for yourself and your vehicle to your home or a safe area within 10 miles of your location. Response times are based on AAA driver availability and call volume, and some rural areas may not have access to the service.
To learn more, visit AAA.com/TowtoGo.
County offers free HIV, STD testing
Anyone looking to get tested for HIV and any STD can do so for free thanks to the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County.
The free day of testing at the Specialty Care Clinic, 1105 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa and the University Area Health Center, 13601 N. 22nd St., Tampa, starts at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 2 and ends at 3 p.m. that day. Adults who visit the facilities on that day can also get flu and hepatitis A shots for free while there.
For more information, visit hillsborough.floridahealth.gov.