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2014-06-26 23:12:44

Summer Fundraiser Event Taking Place on July 10, 2014 Features Silent Auction and Live Entertainment St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Kobie Marketing, a semifinalist for The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce 2014 Small Business of the Year Award, is proud to be hosting a fundraising event benefiting the Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay’s “Backpack Project” on July 10, 2014. The Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises funds and resources to help volunteer guardians meet...

2014-03-06 08:28:15

TAMPA, Fla., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CENTRO Tampa will be expanding its circulation to include Hispanic households in Pinellas County effective March 7, 2014. This is the second time CENTRO Tampa, the leading Hispanic weekly in Tampa Bay, expands in the last three years. In 2012 CENTRO Tampa added 10,000 copies in Pasco County and the most recent expansion to Pinellas will add 15,000 additional copies. This will bring the total circulation to more than 65,000 copies. "The...

2012-04-01 23:01:42

Tampa Pool safety fence leader earns Pool Guard Manufacturing's 2011 Top Sales and Service Award! This top distinction certifies the company´s total commitment to customer service, selection and safety, and to setting the standard for pool fence companies across all of Tampa Bay, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Kevin Post has been a dealer in the Tampa Bay Florida area for the past 8 years. His company Pool Guard of Tampa Bay, Inc...

2009-06-02 11:28:45

Hopes that the Tampa Bay Rays could build a new baseball stadium at a Pinellas County, Fla., landfill site have been dealt a blow, county officials say. Environmental engineers say building a ballpark at the shuttered Toytown landfill, one of several potential sites on a list of possible stadium locations, would require pilings to be driven so deeply they could come close to the limestone and fresh water aquifer that feeds into Tampa Bay, the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Tuesday. Bob...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'