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September 18, 2019
September 17, 2019
  • If you’ve adopted a pet from us, you could help us win a $100,000 lifesaving grant AND you’ll have the chance to win a $1,000 Petco shopping spree and BOBS fromSketchers Shoes! The Petco Foundation wants to know all the ways, big and small, that your adopted pet brightens your life each and every day. Share your story at

  • Python Elimination Program
    The South Florida Water Management District Governing Board is currently accepting new python removal agents. Click here.
September 16, 2019

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September 12, 2019
  • Register for the 9th Annual Mayor's Roundtable 
    Lake Wales Mayor Eugene Fultz invites the public to a conversation between 
    Polk County mayors as they discuss issues of importance to their communities
    Sept. 25 9 am - 11:30 am
    Polk State College Center for Public Safety
    1251 Jim Keene Blvd, Winter Haven 

  • Pinellas Park's Pride in the Park Fall Clean-Up
    Pride in the Park encourages residents to improve their property appearance by disposing of trash and yard waste. FREE program for Pinellas Park residents to dispose of household trash & yard waste at seven drop-off sites located throughout the city.
    Saturday, September 14 9 am - 2 pm
    Drop-Off Locations:
  • Bank Of America rear parking lot - 5100 block of 72nd Ave. Accepts household trash & yard waste
  • Broderick Park - 6700 block of 62nd St. Accepts household trash & yard waste
  • City Property - NW corner of 78th Ave. & 60th St. Accepts household trash, yard waste & tires
  • Home Depot parking lot - 4040 Park Blvd. Accepts household trash, yard waste & tires
  • Pinebrook Park parking lot - 7002 118th Ave. Accepts household trash & yard waste
  • Sacred Heart Church parking lot - 8011 46th St. Accepts household trash & yard waste
  • Skyview Recreation Center parking lot - 5400 block of 90th Ave. Accepts household trash & yard waste


September 11, 2019
  • Clearwater Career Fair
    Job News USA will be hosting a job fair from 10am to 2pm on Wednesday, September 11th located at Matheos Banquet Hall/Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 409 S. Old Coachman Rd., Clearwater
September 10, 2019 
  • Blood drive for Hurricane Dorian victims
    What: The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is partnering with OneBlood to host a blood drive to benefits donations centers affected by Hurricane Dorian
    When: Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Where: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, 1900 E. 9th Avenue, Tampa
September 8, 2019


September 4, 2019
  • City of Plant City Government
    On September 10 at 6:00p.m., Plant City Main Street, in partnership with the City of Plant City, will host a community town hall meeting for the Downtown Vision Planning. This is a collaborative process that will provide the planning and design services needed to guide downtown development initiatives for the next 3 to 5 years.
    ALL residents and property/business owners from throughout our community are encouraged to attend to share their thoughts on OUR downtown. Learn more about the Downtown Vision Planning initiative at

  • Help transform your community and keep our coastal areas clean! Pasco County, in partnership with Keep Pasco Beautiful, is seeking volunteers to help clean our public lands, roads and waterways. If you’d like to volunteer for the Pasco County Coastal Cleanup, please register online here:
September 3, 2019
  • Manatee Chamber's new Bradenton Office OPEN HOUSE on Friday, September 6 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM. There is no charge to attend but your reservation is appreciated for planning purposes. Visit to RSVP.

  • CHILDCARE offered Tuesday, Sept. 3
    Hillsborough County recreation centers will be open on Tuesday, Sept. 3 for parents who need childcare due to school closures.
    The program is open to all County residents with children 5 to 14 years old. Fees will be waived for the day for children that do not regularly participate in our programs. For children already registered, it will be a normal camp day. Parents will need to complete a form at the Center before dropping off their child.
    Parents should pack lunch and snack for the kids. The hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
September 2, 2019
  • The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for Child Protective Investigator trainees. The Sheriff's Office provides all necessary training. Go to this website for more information on how to apply.
Aug. 30, 2019
Aug. 26, 2019
  • Manatee County’s Procurement Division will host a Supplier Outreach Symposium for registered suppliers to meet with County departments to ask questions and discuss the goods and services they provide. Interested suppliers should register for the free event at
Aug. 25, 2019
Aug. 22, 2019
  • Registration link for "1 Day of Change" (CEOs in Schools) program
  • August 23 at Apollo Beach Recreation Park
    Get ready to show off your best moves as you compete for the coveted title of Best Shredder in Hillsborough County! Grab your skateboards and head out for this year's competition.
    This three-part series, one at each park, features four age divisions competing for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes for all age groups at each contest, as well as the title of Best Shredder for the overall series.
    Best Shredder crowned in each age group.
    - 8 and under
    - 9 - 12
    - 13 - 15
    - 16 and up


Aug. 21, 2019
  • The Hernando County Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program is currently seeking
    volunteers to be a voice for abused, neglected or abandoned children whose
    cases are in the court system. Contact Diana Gisonni at (352) 812-6971 or if you are interested in making this cause your cause by becoming a Guardian ad Litem volunteer.
    Visit to learn more about the Guardian ad Litem

    Change your lunch plans, change a life! Thousands of boys and girls are ready and waiting to be matched with a mentor. All Pinellas County Schools mentoring programs are during the school day on campus or at school-sponsored events.
  • Mentor Recruitment Fairs will take place:
    *Aug. 22, St. Petersburg College Tarpon Campus, 600 E Klosterman Rd., Room FA 132, Tarpon Springs
    *Aug. 28, St. Petersburg College Allstate Campus, 3200 34th St. S., Desoto Room AC103, St. Petersburg
    *Aug. 29, St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew St., Room ES104, Clearwater
  • Register for a workshop at
Aug. 20, 2019
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Aug. 16, 2019
  • Temple Terrace Adopt-a-Tree planting
  • Catch Pokemon matches:
Aug. 15, 2019
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Aug. 9, 2019
Aug. 8, 2019 
  • FREE Pasco Building Code Class Aug. 10, 8 am
    DBPR License holders & Team members
    West Pasco Govt. Center
    Go to Scroll down to the New Port Richey offerings.  First come, First serve.
Aug. 7, 2019
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Aug. 3, 2019

  • Citrus County Animal Services is in desperate need of kitten fosters. We have neonatal bottle baby kittens and some that just need a little extra time grow big and strong for adoption. To find out more about fostering contact Citrus County Animal Services at 352-746-8400 or stop by in person at 4030 S Airport Rd Inverness Florida 34450.
Aug. 2, 2019

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