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Upcoming financial management webinars offer credit savviness, tips and tools

Upcoming financial management webinars offer credit savviness, tips and tools

Hillsborough County Extension invites you to participate in these FREE online classes:

Credit Use and PowerPay Debt Reduction Tools

Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Learn strategies for wise credit use, factors that impact credit scores, and methods to pay off debt using a free, self-directed debt reduction program called PowerPay.  Register athttp://bit.ly/PowerPayToday.

USF to Develop Climate Change Program for Hillsborough County High Schools

USF to Develop Climate Change Program for Hillsborough County High Schools

TAMPA, Fla. – Students from about 25 Hillsborough County high schools will learn about the complex science behind global climate change through a new program designed to make it more personally relevant and easier to understand.

MOSI receives funding to support its education programs

MOSI receives funding to support its education programs

Tampa, Fla. - MOSI is a non-profit science museum and a leader in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) education dedicated to making a difference in people's lives by making science real. MOSI says it recently received funding from multiple sources to help support its educational programming.

Teachers prep for school year during summer technology showcase

Teachers prep for school year during summer technology showcase

Tampa, Florida-- Parents of Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough County students can rest assured that their children will have tech-savvy teachers for the 2013-2014 school year thanks to Saturday's Back to School with Microsoft Summer Showcase.

More than 400 educators from schools across the above three counties attended the showcase and participated in dozens of hands-on training sessions, presentations, demonstrations and even a showcase of innovative and engaging technologies for students- all in preparation for the start of the school year.

Supervisor of Elections Office to display voting machine at 2013 Disability Expo & Public Forum

Supervisor of Elections Office to display voting machine at 2013 Disability Expo & Public Forum

Hillsborough County, Florida-- The 2013 Disability Expo & Public Forum is right around the corner, and organizers say this year, they  will showcase new technology, employment information and an obstacle course.

An AutoMark Voter Assist Terminal, provided by the county during early voting and on election day, is one the most anticipated technologies to be displayed. Reps from the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office will be on hand to demonstrate how the state-of-the-art voting machine works.

Pregnant silky shark makes it's way to MOSI in Tampa!

Pregnant silky shark makes it's way to MOSI in Tampa!

Tampa, Florida, – Sea Monsters Revealed, the most comprehensive and interactive exhibition on the magic of the deep sea, will reveal another mystery of the ocean this Thursday, May 23, at 5 p.m., when a pregnant shark will arrive at MOSI.. 

USF Hosts Healthcare Innovation Competition

USF Hosts Healthcare Innovation Competition

TAMPA, Forida - Innovators from across the state of Florida will gather in Tampa to pitch their ideas for revolutionizing the quality and delivery of healthcare -- and they may receive cash and special opportunities to turn their visions into reality.