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For Good: Saddlebred Saviors give slaughter-bound horses a second chance in Florida

Family-friendly Lutz FL riding academy partners with Lakeland farm to rescue horses otherwise headed to slaughterhouse. Find out what they do and how you can help.

Rescued horses nuzzle in the pasture.

Horse rescue farms work with Amish to keep road warriors out of kill pens

A growing number of Amish horse owners don't like the idea of sending a faithful family servant "to the butcher," as they say. They are working with rescue farms to find alternatives.

The centerpiece of the History Center's new gallery is a replica of an 18th century sloop.

Creative Arts Unlimited: Pinellas company brings history to life with design, technology

There’s a revolution underway in museum exhibit design. It’s no longer enough to simply display artifacts. Instead, museums are engaging creative teams to design immersive, interactive experiences like those visitors can find at the Tampa Bay History Center.

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Health equity solutions: Mobile clinics take care to underserved neighborhoods

Among the solutions to health equity issues plaguing local communities? Take health providers to the patients. Learn what St. Joseph's Mobile Medical Clinic is doing.

Students learn about agriculture via large scale art at Greco Middle School.

Agriculture, art merge in middle school mural project

A grant from the NHL and the National Dairy Council help fuel creativity and healthy environment for kids, teens at a Temple Terrace middle school.

Lauren, Hudson, and Bryan Durkin pick up a popsicle at Duckweed Urban Market in downtown Tampa.

Downtown Dwellers: Raising urban kids in Tampa

For Downtown Tampa families with young children, the neighborhood isn’t an urban jungle. It’s an urban jungle gym.

- Photo Courtesy of Susan Gott.

Looking for a unique holiday gift? Give a shared experience

Meet a few makers and maker spaces where you can find something special for the holidays or take a family member or friend for the gift of shared experiences.

Color St. Pete at the Arts Conservatory for Teens to encourage local and global unity.

For Good: Arts Conservatory for Teens changes lives forever

If all the world’s a stage, the nonprofit Arts Conservatory for Teens prepares St. Petersburg youth to take it by storm.

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WEDU adds 2 new channels, all-day PBS KIDS

With the addition of two new channels and popular programs like "Doc Martin'' and "Father Brown,'' WEDU becomes one of the first stations in the country offering six channels.

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For Good: Officer Friendly volunteers read to tots, improving early literacy

Officer Friendly, volunteers from Pinellas County law enforcement agencies, including the Clearwater Police Department, tackles literacy issues among young children while conveying respect for adults and the helpful role of police officers.

Doris Ross Reddick Elementary

Getting ready for kindergarten: Community effort emerges in Wimauma

If children enter kindergarten way behind their peers, will they ever catch up to grade level? Pre-kindergarten classes return to Wimauma in effort to help kids succeed.

Elaine Liftin

Commentary: Local business community can fill void as public school funds dwindle

Elaine Liftin, President and Executive Director of the Florida Council for Educational Change, calls on private business leaders to partner with public schools to ensure quality in the face of budget cuts.

Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick debuts LEGO masterpieces in Tampa Bay Area

The Art of the Brick family-friendly exhibit arrives in Tampa thanks to the Vinik Family Foundation, which is offering free admission to all.

Walden Lake Preschool, Plant City.

For Good: Hillsborough County agencies partner to prevent child drownings

A local partnership sponsored by the Hillsborough County Children's Board is working to reduce and, hopefully, eliminate child drownings. The partnership offers programs that can keep kids safe this summer and year-round.

Freddy Barton and Rosalie Smith of Safe & Sound Hillsborough work on the first Safe Summit scheduled for June 3, 2017.

How to keep communities safe? Efforts to curb violence start with youth

Safe and Sound Hillsborough is designed to defeat the roots of violence in the Tampa Bay Area by working with youth. You can see the program's progress at Safe Summit ’17 on June 3 at University Mall in Tampa.
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