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Attention teens: Join library Advisory Board

Attention teens: Join library Advisory Board

Tampa, Florida -- If you are a teen or the parent of a teen in the Westchase area, there's an opportunity to give back to the community.

The Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library's Teen Advisory Board is looking for new members.

This is a great way to earn community service hours or simply get involved and get to know other teens in your area.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and is scheduled to end by 7:15 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Community Room.

The Teen Advisory Board is open to teens in grades 6-12.

Lifeguards needed at 2 Hillsborough County parks

Lifeguards needed at 2 Hillsborough County parks

Lithia, Florida -- The Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department is looking for part-time lifeguards at E.G. Simmons Park and Lithia Springs Park.

Volunteer opportunties available for Community Service Team

Volunteer opportunties available for Community Service Team

FishHawk, Florida -- The FishHawk Ranch community has a number of clubs residents can get involved in. There are also volunteering opportunities for those who want to help make a difference. One of them is the FishHawk Ranch Community Service Team.

The Community Service Team is comprised of high school age students who are interested in participating in volunteer opportunities throughout the surrounding area.

Grimaldi's Pizzeria holds Christmas Book Drive

Grimaldi's Pizzeria holds Christmas Book Drive

Tampa, Florida -- Grimaldi's Pizzeria, famous for its award-winning, hand-tossed, coal-fired brick oven pizzas and calzones, is helping the cause for children's literacy with their "Books for Kids" holiday book drive.  

Until Dec 21, guests are encouraged to drop off new or "gently loved" children's books at Grimaldi's Pizza two Tampa Bay locations: 7990 Citrus Park Town Center in Tampa or at Countryside Mall in Clearwater.

Book donations needed

Book donations needed

FishHawk, Florida -- Calling all unwanted books. The Osprey Club is now accepting book donations to benefit Goodwill - Suncoast. 

Simply place any used books you wish to donate on the library shelf in the area marked "Goodwill" during business hours Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Saturdays noon - 5 p.m.

Golf for St. Francis Animal Rescue

Golf for St. Francis Animal Rescue

Tampa, Florida -- The 1st St. Francis Animal Rescue Golf Tournament is coming up this weekend on Dec. 15 at the Westchase Golf Club.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. when breakfast will be served. The shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. with lunch and prizes following at 12:30 p.m.

It costs $80 per player. Money raised will benefit St. Francis Animal Rescue which provides shelter for homeless dogs and cats and links them with their forever families. 

Last call for artists for 8th Annual Suncoast Arts Fest

Tampa, FL-- The jurying process has begun. The 8th Annual Suncoast Arts Fest (SAF) to be held at The Shops of Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel the weekend of January 21 and 22, 2013 has issued its final call for fine artists and fine craftsmen