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2014-10-20 08:33:14

Tampa Bay-based Skinspirations will hold an in-house charity event to secure donations for HEP, which provides homeless and low-income individuals and families with housing, food, clothing and support services necessary to obtain self-sufficiency and improved quality of life. TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Despite the approaching holiday season representing a time of joy, many local residents are struggling to cope with throes of chronic homelessness. A 2012 study found...

2014-09-23 20:21:48

While allied forces gathered in preparation of war against terrorists in Syria and Iraq, another gathering took place in Tampa Bay for peace - an artists' celebration of International Peace Day. CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As war escalates in places like Syria, Iraq and The Ukraine, Artists Coalition of Tampa Bay gathered together at a celebration of International Peace Day at the Church of Scientology's Fort Harrison in downtown Clearwater on Sunday...

2014-09-23 16:25:49

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) presented a $70,000 donation to Feeding America Tampa Bay (FATB) at a pre-game ceremony on Sept. 19, as an outgrowth of its Home Runs for Food partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays. The on-field presentation featured Mosaic representatives and 14 local food bank partners in central Florida displaying a 15 x 30 foot banner announcing the Home Runs for Food donation amount....

2014-09-19 23:07:22

A Tampa Bay boy was tragically burned; a Tampa woman invites internationally acclaimed inspirational speaker and burn survivor John O'Leary to inspire the young boy and his community on September 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Bayshore Baptist Church. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 On September 29, 2014 internationally acclaimed inspirational speaker and burn survivor John O’Leary will be in Tampa to inspire seven-year-old resident Alex Reyes. Reyes was tragically and...

2014-09-18 12:29:33

Ten BayCare hospitals join only three others in Tampa Bay in achieving this milestone. CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System's progress in adopting an electronic medical records (EMR) system was recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global organization known for thought leadership on improving health care through information technology (IT). Electronic medical record systems can improve patient care,...

2014-09-18 12:24:05

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tampa Bay area's only vegetarian/vegan festival returns to downtown Tampa Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 5th annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest is a free event featuring guest speakers; healthy living and eco-friendly vendors; a children's area; live music; animal adoptions; and delicious vegan food. Leashed companion animals are welcome. Speaking at Veg Fest 2014 will be: Chef AJ, who melds comedy, cooking...

2014-09-09 23:08:12

Dan Dunlop, nationally recognized healthcare marketing professional, will be presenting at the AMA Tampa Bay Healthcare Event on September 25th. He will share advice for healthcare marketers on how to better utilize social media for their organizations. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Nationally recognized healthcare marketer, innovator, author, speaker and social media thought-leader Dan Dunlop will present at American Marketing Association (AMA) Tampa Bay’s event on Sept. 25 at...

2014-09-09 23:00:49

Dr. Ira Guttentag first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Dr. Ira Guttentag is the first orthopaedic surgeon in Tampa Bay and one of two in the state to be selected as early evaluator of Vanguard XP Preserving Knee replacement surgery, performed only at Florida Hospital Tampa. Traditional knee replacement...

2014-09-05 23:03:55

Florida Hospital and the Bucs kick off community health programs and launch the “Catch Bucs Fever” television commercial featuring Bucs head coach, Lovie Smith. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Florida Hospital and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are spreading “Bucs Fever” across Tampa Bay by kicking off several community health events and the “Catch Bucs Fever” television commercial featuring Bucs head coach, Lovie Smith. The commercial and community health events are part of the unique...

2014-08-28 23:14:11

Tampa Bay Water is offering $20,000 in mini-grants to help fund projects and events sponsored by local community groups, non-profit groups, schools and universities that help promote protection of the region’s drinking water sources. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Tampa Bay Water is offering $20,000 in mini-grants to help fund projects and events sponsored by local community groups, non-profit groups, schools and universities that help promote protection of the region’s...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.