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HART begins innovative rideshare program in Tampa

When it’s cold, hot or rainy, or you’re just too far away to walk to the nearest bus stop, you can now use an app to book a ride in the University and Carrollwood neighborhoods of Hillsborough County.

Pitch competition offers prize money, mentorship to local winners

Startup companies operating from USF CONNECT, Pasco County SMARTstart, Tampa Bay WaVE and TEC Garage will compete for prize money and mentorship in the B.E.A.T. pitch competition on November 17.

Veterans, active military invited to compete for funding in HCC business pitch competition

Veterans and active military could win up to $6,000 in a business pitch competition and workshop at Hillsborough Community College's Plant City campus on November 14.

Career fair for active, retired military Oct. 29 near Orlando

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is hosting a career fair from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., with seminars beginning at 8:30 a.m. on October 29 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 

Kickstarter campaign launches for Florida conservation

The Florida Wildlife Corridor is the name of the environmental advocacy organization as well as the term used to describe the territory it is dedicated to conserving: nearly 16 million acres of “lands and waters essential for the survival of Florida’s diverse wildlife” that span the length and width of the state.

Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission wins award for best practices

The EPC’s Clean Air Fair celebratea the month of May as Clean Air Month, as designated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The Clean Air Fair is open and free to the public and exhibitors alike, with the aim of raising awareness and promoting environmental and sustainable practices. 

Local horror theme park hiring hundreds of seasonal Halloween employees

The new "Scream-A-Geddon" horror park in Dade City is currently hiring 400 seasonal part- and full-time employees in the Tampa Bay area; horror park opens Spetember 25, 2015.

Hillsborough County budgets $1M for manufacturing jobs training

Funding from Hillsborough County represents "a very strong commitment to ensuring that our community has the workforce talent to continue to make our manufacturing base successful," says Lindsey Kimball, Director of Economic Development.

Tampa hotels plan to conserve millions of gallons of water by 2016

Hillsborough County is getting more eco-friendly thanks to the hotel and motel industry, which has pledged to conserve 5 million gallons of water, beginning in 2016, for the EPA’s WaterSense H2O Challenge.

New culinary center in Plant City aims to create 100 jobs

Fitlife Foods gets ready to open its new state-of-the-art culinary center in Plant City in mid-August 2015. More than 100 positions are expected to be filled by the end of 2016. 

Aerial adventure park to open in Dade City, Pasco County

Explore 60 acres of wooded park from above at the Tampa Bay region's newest zip line course and aerial adventure park, TreeHoppers, opening in Dade City in August 2015.

Spring/Summer startup events guide: Tampa Bay

Your guide to Tampa’s spring and summer 2015 technology and innovation events.

Maker convention brings inventors together in the DIY spirit

The annual community celebration of inventive, DIY sprit Gulf Coast MakerCon will be held at the Florida Living Center at the Florida State Fairgrounds on April 18, 2015. 

Wristband developed in Tampa is designed to relieve nausea

No Mo Nausea, a wristband designed to combat nausea from common causes through the combination of aromatherapy and acupuncture, is one of five Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce 2015 Startup Scholars.
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