Ann-Ventures 

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Kicks Off Friday

  • 4:03 am Thursday, May 31st, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Hurricane season 2018 didn’t wait until the official start date of June 1st; Alberto dumped plenty of rain on the bay area leading to some flooding and minor power outages. But if you were caught without backup of some sort you may not have learned a lesson from last year when Hurricane Irma devastated so much of Florida. It’s time to stock up and tax advantage of the sales tax holiday which runs from June 1st-June 7th and covers a wide range of items. We can show you the complete list here along with items that are not [More]

Thank You

  • 9:17 am Sunday, May 27th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

It’s hard to acknowledge you’re not Wonder Woman, not even close. But we’re about to wrap up Lupus Awareness Month and it’s a good time to touch base with you on how things are going. The monthly Benlysta infusions are actually going quite well. But it’s those darn side effects. Benlysta is not kind to the immune system, so my two go-rounds with upper respiratory infections are part of the deal so far. But I know I’m not alone, it’s been a rough flu and cold season for everyone. But for anyone who has an auto-immune disease like Lupus [More]

Plunging Into Gelatin For The Children’s Cancer Center

  • 4:28 am Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

I’ve done it myself. It’s a rather unforgettable experience! Sliding into a massive pool filled with cold gelatin. Now why would someone do that? One very good reason – in support of the Children’s Cancer Center. Heading down that slippery slide this year representing Cox Media Group Tampa is Mika Rotunda with a serious fund raising goal of $5,000. So why should you dip into the checking account? One reason. One day, it may be your family needing the loving support of the Children’s Cancer Center.

The Children’s Cancer Center in Tampa was founded by Mac and Cecile Burnett, [More]