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Family Fun Night at PDQ to benefit "Make-A-Wish"

Family Fun Night at PDQ to benefit "Make-A-Wish"

Tampa, Florida-- The South Tampa PDQ is hosting  "Family Fun Night" Monday, April 15 until 10 p.m. 

Mention "Make-A-Wish" at the counter or drive-thru window, and 10 percent of the sales will go toward the organization's efforts to enrich the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Glazer Children's Museum to host Craft Beer and Cocktail fundraiser

Glazer Children's Museum to host Craft Beer and Cocktail fundraiser

Tampa, Florida-- Glazer Children’s Museum is hosting the inaugural fundraiser Craftology - The Science of Craft Beers and Cocktails on May 18, 2013.

Craftology is an adults-only event held after-hours on all three floors of the Museum. It will be “the summer kick-off event of the year”- featuring live music, and craft drinks, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from bars and restaurants across Tampa Bay.

Patel Conservatory offers free arts services

Patel Conservatory offers free arts services

The Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts seeks to provide high-quality arts enhancement programs for local schools and organizations through outreach partnerships. Applications for the 2013-2014 Community Partnerships program are available now and will be accepted through April 26.

Florida Blueberry Festival seeks event volunteers!

Florida Blueberry Festival seeks event volunteers!

Brooksville, Florida-- The Florida Blueberry Festival is right around the corner, and organizers say they're looking for volunteers!

Since 2011, The Florida Blueberry Festival, Inc. has operated separately from the City of Brooksville to put together festivals full of fun, and they credit volunteers for their success. 

Imagine 2040 to host second visioning workshop

Imagine 2040 to host second visioning workshop

Hillsborough County, Florida-- How will Hillsborough be in 30 years? Will we be traveling at the speed of light in flying cars around tons of mile-high skyscrapers? Maybe...or maybe not, but county reps hope you'll help them decide!

The county Planning Commission and the Metropolitan Planning Organization have scheduled the second workshop in their "Plan 2040" series for Tuesday, April 16.

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Hernando County, Florida-- Local law enforcement officers ask for your support as they participate in the annual Torch Run for Special Olympics on Monday, April 15.

Hernando County is one of 66 in Florida to participate in this event each year. Those 66 counties add up to more than 5,000 officers from over 300 agencies- all running and "carrying the torch" on a 1500 mile relay to benefit the athletes of the Special Olympics

Jewelry for Autism Awareness

Jewelry for Autism Awareness

Tampa, Florida-- April is National Autism Awareness Month.

A local couple designed  "Jacob's Touch" pendant to raise money to help families of kids on the autism spectrum pay for therapy and doctor's visits.

Tampa Bay based jewelry design group, S.U.G.A.R created the pendant which is plated with 24K white or yellow gold and adorned with Swarovski crystals. The pendant is sold online and at local stores for $60 dollars, $20 dollars will go toward Jacob's Touch Foundation to help local families.