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Sheriffs use social media during RNC

Tampa, Florida-- Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies will keep you up-to-date on their experiences as they work the Republican National Convention this week.

The video above is an example of their use of Youtube, displaying their bike and mounted units patrolling the RNC. 

You can "like" them on Facebook here, and follow them on Twitter too!

Robotics summer camp kicks off for Pasco teens

Robotics summer camp kicks off for Pasco teens

New Port Richey, Florida -- It's an exciting time in Pasco County for kids who want something fun to do in the summer.

Kids will spend the week doing exciting things like learning to build and program robots.

They'll do this by using LEGO mindstorms!  The camp is aimed at boys and girls from ages 8-14. They will enjoy themselves making robots while they learn engineering skills, program, match, and basic physics.

Learn to Use Email

Learn to Use Email

Tampa, Florida-- For those of you still sending mail the old fashioned way, the Seminole Heights Branch Library has a class for you.

On July 12 at 10:30 a.m., the Library is holding a class on how to create an email account.

The class will also teach how to compose an email as well as sending an electronic letter.

Nook Tutorial in Carrollwood

Nook Tutorial in Carrollwood

Carrollwood, Florida - Barnes & Noble offers a free tutorial on using the NOOK Tablet.

Every Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. join the Barnes & Noble staff for hints and tips on how to navigate NOOK devices, including NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet.

The Carrollwood Barnes & Noble is located at 11802 North Dale Mabry Highway.

For more information call 813-962-6446.

Learn Florida Friendly Landscaping techniques from home

Learn Florida Friendly Landscaping techniques from home

Hernando County, Florida-- Hernando County Utilities and Hernando County Government Broadcasting have collaborated to produce five informational videos to help homeowners maintain their landscapes. 

According to a recent release, the videos follow Florida Friendly Landscaping principles, and teach the proper use a rain barrel to conserve water, proper lawn fertilization and irrigation and provide information on the "Forever Green Project", completed by local Girl Scout Troop #807.

PowerPoint class at the Seminole Heights Branch Library

PowerPoint class at the Seminole Heights Branch Library

Tampa, Florida-- Learn how to add some flare to your presentations.

The Seminole Heights Branch Library is holding a class about adding effects and transitions using Microsoft's presentation program, PowerPoint.

The hour long class begins at 10:30 a.m. on May 10.

Great Glam opens at Mall

Great Glam opens at Mall

Tampa, Florida-- I saw this at the mall this weekend, but I wasn't quite sure what to make of it. Fortunately, the Westfield Brandon Facebook page provided the details.

It may not be my cup of tea, but I'm sure there's a market for online shopping *at* the mall.

Here's the explaination from their facebook page: