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Tampa breaks down how grant moeny was spent for GOP convention

Tampa breaks down how grant moeny was spent for GOP convention

Tampa, Florida-- The City of Tampa broke down the expenditures from the 2012 Republican National Committee security grant for the GOP convention in Downtown Tampa.

Major expenditures of the $50,000,000 grant include:

Too Close to Home: Human Trafficking in Tampa Bay

Too Close to Home: Human Trafficking in Tampa Bay

Tampa, Florida-- The Junior League of Tampa has partnered with WEDU on the upcoming documentary launch of "Too Close to Home", a WEDU PBS original documentary on human trafficking in the Tampa Bay area that will premiere Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tampa Theatre.

Council on aging meets next week in downtown Tampa

Council on aging meets next week in downtown Tampa

Tampa, Florida--Issues affecting the elderly will be the main topic of discussion next week as the Hillsborough Council of Aging hosts a public meeting.

It's set for 10 a.m. next Tuesday, August 27  in the County Center in Conference room 250E-A. It should last through 12 p.m.

The County Center is located at 601 East Kennedy Blvd. in Downtown Tampa.

For more information you can contact Mary Ellen Guszkiewicz, Aging Services, at 813-307-3665.

Committee on Status of Women to meet next week

Committee on Status of Women to meet next week

Tampa, Florida--If you are interested in women's issues in Hillsborough County you might want to go to the Commission on the status of women meeting next week.

The Commission, which serves in an advisory capacity on issues affecting women for the board of County Commissioners, will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday August 27 on the 26 floor of County Center in Conference Room B.

The County Center is located at 601 East Kennedy Blvd. in Downtown Tampa.

Citizens Advisory Committee meets Friday

Citizens Advisory Committee meets Friday

Tampa, Florida --The citizens group that advises County Commissioners  on a variety of issues is meeting this week. 

The Citizens Advisory Committee meets from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. this Friday, June 28th,  on the 18th Floor in the Planning Commission Boardroom.

 County Center is located at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in Downtown Tampa.

Leadership Change at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce

Leadership Change at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce

Brandon, Florida -- Leadership change underway at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce. President and CEO Tammy Bracewell will take on a special projects role, effective June 7th. Bracewell is a 24 year veteran of the organization. Laura Simpson will serve as the Interim President and CEO.

Here's the release from the Chamber:

Meeting: Sun City Mobile Home Park water pipeline construction

Meeting: Sun City Mobile Home Park water pipeline construction

Ruskin, Florida -- The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public meeting on Tuesday, April 23, to discuss a project that connects the Sun City Utilities Water System (Sun City Mobile Home Park) to Hillsborough County's water distribution system.

The mobile home community is located in Ruskin, east of U.S. Highway 41 and south of the Little Manatee River.

Affected residents are currently Hillsborough County water customers and are provided drinking water from two wells, which are showing signs of possible saltwater intrusion.