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Quit smoking with free help and supplies from USF

Quit smoking with free help and supplies from USF

Tampa, Florida-- USF Student Health Services wants to help you become smoke free this summer. SHS offers FREE NRTs and counseling services when you need it most.

For more information and to make an appointment, call 813-974-2331 Monday - Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Health advisories issued for 2 Tampa beaches

Health advisories issued for 2 Tampa beaches

Tampa, Florida -- The Hillsborough County Health Department has issued  a health advisory for Ben T. Davis South and Davis Island beaches due to high levels of enterococci bacteria.

The department says the levels of bacteria should be considered a potential risk to swimmers.

The samples were taken on Monday and will be re-sampled Monday, June 12. If the water is found to be within the satisfactory range, the advisory will be lifted.

Summer Soldiers Bootcamp

Summer Soldiers Bootcamp

Tampa, Florida-- Get fit and Florida beach ready this summer!

Summer Soldiers Bootcamp kicked off June 1, and will continue through July 31.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6:15 a.m. - 7:15 a.m., M M Fitness provides weight training and cardio drill workouts for just $10 per session. 

The bootcamp takes place a 13508 Avalon Heights Blvd, Tampa, FL 33613. 

People at all fitness levels are welcome!

Call 850-766-0994 for more information, and be sure to check them out on Facebook

Moffitt Healthy Kidz Program distributes 'On the Move' Backpacks

Moffitt Healthy Kidz Program distributes 'On the Move' Backpacks

Tampa, Florida-- On Tuesday, June 5, Moffitt Cancer Center's Moffitt Healthy KIDZ Program will combat the obesity epidemic by distributing 1,000 FREE “On the Move” backpacks to pre-k, kindergarten and first grade students in HIllsborough County. 

Public meeting to improve water quality in Riverview

Public meeting to improve water quality in Riverview

Riverview, Florida - The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public meeting on Tuesday, May 29 to discuss a project to improve water quality and water pressure in an area northeast of Causeway Boulevard and U.S. Highway 301 in Riverview.

The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and will take place at Frost Elementary School at 3950 Falkenburg Road. 

CPR Certification

CPR Certification

Lithia, Florida -- Get certified for CPR! There will be a certification class at the You Say When Yogurt Shoppe at Fishhawk on Saturday, June 2, at 10 a.m.  

It's located at 5614 FishHawk Crossing Blvd. in the Publix shopping center. 

It's $25 for adults, and $20 for kids (ages 10-18). 

The class will get you a 2-year certification, and a complimentary yogurt! 

Reserve your spot by emailing JuliLewis@verizon.net.

Fishing for a cure

Fishing for a cure

Ruskin, Florida-- On Sunday, May 20, more than 50 local kids battling cancer will fish alongside Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, Wade Boggs, and top area fishing guides at the Resort & Club at Little Harbor.

This Kid’s Derby is a kick-off event for the 7th Annual Phil Pegley Black Tip Shark Shootout Fishing Tournament to be held the following weekend on May 25 and 26. 

This event benefits the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.