Tampa Tribune: New tree, company bring Center Place tradition to life

BY LINDA CHION KENNEY Special Correspondent Published: December 17, 2014 Original Article in Tampa Tribune/Brandon News  BRANDON — Motorists traveling Parsons Avenue from Lumsden Road to Brandon Boulevard won’t be hard-pressed to see the town Christmas tree floating in the lake outside the Sandy Rodriguez Center, home to both the Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association and the Brandon Regional Library. But they might be hard-pressed not to take a look twice if they’ve been a faithful follower of the tree in years past. This year, “there’s a big change,” said Larry Cox, of the family-owned Cox Electric business […]

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