UPCOMING EVENTS

July 2017 Florida Master Money Mentor Training

2017 Arbor Day Mail Art and Written Contests

2017 State Recycled Yard Art Contest Winners

Personal Finance Webinars

One-on-One Financial Guidance

Workshops: Compost, Water-Wise, Rainwater

 

Trees & Drought in West-Central Florida

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 the National Weather Service, Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL issued the following statement concerning drought conditions in our region:

Extreme Drought continues over portions of the interior peninsula (Polk County) with Severe Drought persisting across most of West Central and Southwest Florida.

ARTICLES FOR MORE INFORMATION

Tree Care and Drought
Homeowner tips on recognizing sign of tree drought stress and possible use of irrigation to protect young and mature trees.

Common Causes of Oak Mortality
A complete, and detailed technical report on drought and tree mortality.

 

July 2017 Florida Master Money Mentor Training

Learn more about personal finance and then share that knowledge with others.

Dates:
July 13, 20, 27, and August 3
from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Participants are required to attend all sessions.

Location:
Hillsborough County Extension Office
5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL 33584

Registration deadline: July 5, 2017
Seating is limited so register early.

Cost: $16.00
covers all sessions.

Registration and additional information at https://2017fmmm.eventbrite.com

2017 Arbor Day Mail Art and Written Contests

THEME: ‘STRONG TREES, STRONG COMMUNITIES’

Celebrate trees this Arbor Day by sending mail art and written pieces to the Hillsborough County Extension office. Be creative and have fun!

Winners will receive a tree and a planting kit that may include:

  • One, 7-gal. tree
  • Pruners
  • Shovel
  • Gloves
  • Fertilizer

Flyer for Mail Art Contest

Flyer for Written Word Contest

DEADLINE: April 14th, 2017

 

2017 State Recycled Yard Art Winners

Thank you to everyone who joined us and submitted from February 9-20 at the Florida State Fair for this year's Recycled Yard Art Contest! We received some fabulous two and three dimensional art created from items already used for their original purpose. Winners were chosen in one of four categories: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and Adult consisting of individual and group submissions.

And the winners are...

 

Personal Finance Webinars

Live Interactive Online Classes
Cost: Free
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST

Social Security Retirement Benefits

Thursday, May 4

Presenter: Daryl Rosenthal, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration

Discussion will include the importance of opening and using a mySocial Security account, ways to maximize your benefit, rules allowing you to work and collect benefits, whether you will be eligible as a spouse or survivor, and what you can learn from using the SSA website.

Click Here to Register

 

One-on-One Financial Guidance

Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one basic personal financial management guidance at Hillsborough County Extension.p>

Click here for Information on how easy it is to gain assistance with financial management.

Monthly Compost, Water-Wise, Rainwater Harvesting Workshops

Monthly triple workshop
Register for one, two or all

Pre-registration required:      Click Here

 

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Timely Topics

Click here to find out the Gardening Workshops for 2016.

Florida Master Money Mentors provide one-one financial guidance click here for information

Saving and Investment Myths Video

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Water Restrictions

Know your watering days and times. It's the law!
More information on water restrictions....

Extension Calendars

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