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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.

Some of the decor at Chief's was original to the building.

School garden project celebrates community entrepreneurs

The Edible Peace Patch Project’s annual Cultivating Community Golden Carrot Award goes to Carolyn and Elihu Brayboy, local entrepreneurs committed to rebuilding the historic 22nd Street South Deuces community in St. Petersburg.

Mompreneur

Book excerpt: Mompreneur by Colette Glover-Hannah

In “Mompreneur: Managing Partnerships, Parenthood and Presentations,’’ Tampa entrepreneur Colette Glover-Hannah shares the stories of women who are succeeding in business and motherhood. 

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Reactivan programa de pre-kinder de verano en Wimauma para ayudar a cerrar brecha de aprendizaje

En verano, se ofrecerá a los niños de Wimauma un programa voluntario gratuito de educación preescolar.

Head Start class at Reddick Elementary.

Revival of summer pre-K program in Wimauma to help bridge learning gap

A free, Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program is being offered to children in Wimauma this summer.

Kids get ready for snack at the Boys & Girls Club in Wimauma.

Wimauma se beneficia con asociaciones del sur del condado Espíritu comunitario cambia vidas

Los donantes del este y del sur del condado de Hillsborough están invirtiendo en el futuro de Wimauma contribuyendo a un fondo en el consejo de Southshore que se diseña para pagar la extensión del club local de los muchachos y de las muchachas. Usted también puede.

Epicurean Hotel bicycles

Celebrate Florida Bike Month with cycle-centric events in the Tampa Bay region

So you got your bicycle all tuned up and you're ready to ride during the month of March, Florida Bike Month, and year-round. Now what? Join a group ride to find cycle-centric friends.

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For Good: Big-hearted kids at The Kind Mouse Productions help Pinellas hungry

Since 2012 The Kind Mouse has helped over 100 families with food, pet food and housewares through their Transitional Family Program, and Mouse Nibbles has provided more than 12,000 hungry kids with food for the weekend.

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Moving to Tampa, St. Pete: How to plug into local sailing scene

What makes the Tampa Bay Area a port of call for so many sailors? Whether you’re a cruiser, a kid, an expert sailor or a true beginner with dreams of the open Gulf, this is a great place to embark. Cue Styx on the playlist -- let’s sail away.
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