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Nominations open: 2013 Hillsborough County Women’s Hall of Fame

Nominations open: 2013 Hillsborough County Women’s Hall of Fame

Tampa, FL-- Know of a Hillsborough Country woman worthy of being inducted into a Hall of Fame? Well now is your chance to submit your nomination.

The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women will select up to three outstanding women to induct into the 2013 Class of the Hillsborough County Women’s Hall of Fame, and they are accepting nominations now through November 16.

Esurance to host Career Fair events in the Bay Area

Esurance to host Career Fair events in the Bay Area

Tampa, FL--  Esurance, an online car insurance company owned by Allstate, plans to rapidly expand their presence in the Tampa Bay area. In order to do so, they intend to double the size of their current Tampa office by hiring tons of new people!

As of now, Esurance representatives say they have 20 current sales openings to fill. They will host three career fair events in various Tampa Bay locations for those interested in the positions.

The events are scheduled as follows:

St. Joseph's Hospital welcomes 18 newborns on 10-11-12

St. Joseph's Hospital welcomes 18 newborns on 10-11-12

Tampa, FL-- St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital welcomed a total of 18 lucky babies into the world on this special day, October 11, 2012, or 10-11-12.

One Temple Terrace family in particular welcomed Alton Tremayne Mitchell, II, at 1:17 p.m. According to a Baycare representative, Alton joins his five siblings: Sharif, Alena, Elisha and Alyssa, weighing in at seven pounds, eight ounces.  Anotherof the families even welcomed twins! 

A warm congratulations to all of the families who welcomed babies into the world today!

 

Sunshine Signing: Baby Sign Language classes to start this month

Sunshine Signing: Baby Sign Language classes to start this month

Lithia, Florida -- Sunshine Signing is now offering Baby Sign Language at the Osprey Club.  

These classes will increase bonding, reduce frustration & allow your baby to communicate before they can speak!  

The class will run every Tuesday, beginning Oct. 30 at 10 a.m.. Four weeks will cost $40. 

For more information visit sunshinesigning.com.

Habitat for Humanity to build home in one week, volunteers needed!

Habitat for Humanity to build home in one week, volunteers needed!

Tampa, FL- Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County Florida, Inc. needs volunteers for their 2012 October Blitz Build project taking place between October 20-27.

During the project, participants, including volunteers and the partnering family, will build an entire house in just one week. During this event, which serves as the 5th Annual build for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Wilsons will be the partner family.

Construction of this home will commence with a Wall Raising ceremony on Saturday, October 20 at 9 a.m. at 8429 Radio Lane, Tampa, FL 33619.

Register now for adult flag football in Ruskin

Register now for adult flag football in Ruskin

Ruskin, FL- If you live in the Ruskin area now is the time to join a 4-on-4 Adult Flag Football Camp.

The camp is open to everyone 18 and up and registration is being held right now. 

For more information and to register, call Kevin Clethen, Ruskin Recreation Center at 813-672-7881.

Games are held from Thursday, October 11 - Thursday, December 6; Every Thursday from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Ruskin Recreation Center, 901 6th St. SE in Ruskin.

The cost is $25 per player and that fee includes awards.

United Way Suncoast Day of Caring celebrates 20th Anniversary

United Way Suncoast Day of Caring celebrates 20th Anniversary

Tampa, FL-- This Thursday, October 11, more than 2,300 volunteers will come together to contribute their time and effort to benefit social service agencies in need during the 20th anniversay of United Way Suncoast's Day of Caring. 

The volunteers will tackle nearly 200 projects, ranging from painting to gardening, to refinishing furniture and cleaning windows. 

This will take place in Hillsborough, Sararsota, and Pinellas counties. 

The centers benefitting from this day near you are as follows: