Business insight; Bloomingdale’s/FishHawk, May 2022

Edited by Jenny Bennett

Randy Stolberg joins Citizens Bank & Trust

Randy Stolberg recently joined Citizens Bank & Trust as Senior Vice President and Market Director for the Valrico/Brandon market. A Florida native and resident of the region for 18 years, Stolberg has over 25 years of banking experience and an in-depth knowledge of the banking needs of small and large businesses, and is committed to developing long-term relationships with his clients. .

StretchLab opens in Brandon

StretchLab is a unique wellness concept, offering personalized assisted stretching sessions. No two bodies are the same and no stretch at StretchLab is the same.

Individual stretching involves identifying tensions and imbalances in your body and customizing a stretching routine that works for you. Stretching has many different benefits, including: increased flexibility and range of motion, improved posture, reduced stress, and improved athletic performance.

StretchLab is located at 11235 Causeway Blvd. in Brandon. More information can be found at or by calling 813-734-8687. You can also follow her on Facebook @stretchlabbrandon.

Mission BBQ celebrates Armed Forces Week

Mission BBQ is well known for supporting our military and veterans. This year, Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday, May 21, and Mission BBQ celebrates with its own Armed Forces Week.

Each branch of the military will be celebrating its own day with a free sandwich for active duty and veterans of that branch followed by a free sandwich for all active duty and veterans on Saturday. Their days are: Army on Monday May 16, Marine Corps on Tuesday May 17, Navy on Wednesday May 18, Air Force and Space Force on Thursday May 19, Coast Guard on Friday May 20 and everyone on Saturday May. 21.

Mission BBQ is located at 1504 W. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon. More information can be found at or by calling 813-830-9618.

Adogable Pet Services seeks experienced groomer

Adogable Pet Services is an established, locally owned company based in Sun City Center, and they are looking for experienced dog groomers to join their team.

“We’re not just highly trained groomers, we’re consultants for your pet’s well-being,” owner Laura Rubin said.

Adogable Pet Services is located at 4884 Sun City Center Blvd. in downtown Sun. For more information, call 813-419-4972 or visit his website at

Alley Cat Pest Control celebrates its 15th anniversary

Alley Cat Pest Control recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with a ribbon cutting from the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce. This is a full-service company specializing in integrated pest control for the prevention of unwanted pests in your home or business. Family owned and operated, and named after the beloved family cat, Alley Cat Pest Control proudly serves the local community.

To learn more about Alley Cat Pest Control, visit or call 813-671-3838.

Winn-Dixie grocery stores donate to Ukraine

Southeastern Grocers Inc., parent company of Winn-Dixie Groceries, supports citizens of Ukraine by donating more than $1.1 million in cleaning and sanitizing supplies, personal protective equipment and groceries non-perishable at Mission 823.

Anthony Hucker, President and CEO of Southeastern Grocers, said, “At Southeastern Grocers, we always put people first, whether they are in our five states or around the world. We refuse to sit idly by when the Ukrainian people are in dire need. »

Mission 823 is a non-profit humanitarian organization on the ground in Ukraine that seeks to help and protect children at risk.

The White Oak Cottage opens a new bistro

White Oak Cottage Boutique is located at 10530 S. County Rd. 39 in Lithie. It’s a destination where you can shop, eat and drink on more than 5,000 square feet. The shop is full of unique items that owners Melanie Bentley-Montanaro and Shaunessy Dobish take the time to cultivate, and there really is something for everyone. It also offers a catalog design and purchase service if you can’t find the right part in the store.

You can start or end your visit at the restaurant, where your experience will be just as unique as that of the boutique. It offers gourmet sandwiches, flatbreads, harvest salads, soups, cheese and charcuterie, wine, beer and more. The menu is full of exceptional dishes you won’t find anywhere else, and when you pair it with imported wine from the Pacific Northwest, it’s quite an experience.

For more information, visit or call the boutique at 813-650-0054 and the bistro at 813-308-9994.

Cigars On The Boulevard will host several events in May

Cigars on the Boulevard is hosting several events this month. On Saturday, May 21, there is a Browns Backers event hosting former NFL players from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $200. He also sponsors a charity shootout event held at Gun Craft Inc., located at 2102 24th St. SE. at Ruskin on Sunday, May 29, from 8 a.m.

The event benefits veterans and costs $30 to participate, including range fees and a cigar with a glass of beer or wine after the event. Tuesday, May 31 is Memorial Day, so that’s when he will honor and remember our dead with a roll call and celebration of life. Stop by to add your loved one’s name to their wall of honor.

Cigars on the Boulevard is located at 1438 Apollo Beach Blvd. at Apollo Beach. Visit his website at or call 813-296-1016 for more information on any of the events mentioned.

Wise Wings Life Skills Development Program Opens

Wise Wings is a preteen life skills development program for children ages 9-12. It meets one day a week in four-week sessions and focuses on developing skills in problem solving, leadership, responsibility, taking ownership of tasks, and building and maintaining friendships. This is achieved by participating in various fun activities.

Classes are held at 5919 Chert Hill Ln. in Lithia and currently take place on Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m., and if interest grows, additional classes will be added. For more information, email [email protected] or call 203-465-2599.