2017 Arbor Day Mail Art and Written Contests

2017 State Recycled Yard Art Contest Winners

Personal Finance Webinars

April 25th Class: Credit Questions and Answers

One-on-One Financial Guidance

Workshops: Compost, Water-Wise, Rainwater

2017 Arbor Day Mail Art and Written Contests


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

Understanding Workplace Benefits

Wednesday, April 26

We will discuss how to evaluate and make the best use of workplace benefits available through private and government employers. Discussion will include retirement plans, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and employee leave.

Click here to Register

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


Personal Finance Class
"Credit: Questions and Answers"

April 25, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library
3910 S. Manhattan Ave., Tampa.

In addition to exploring common credit questions and debunking misconceptions, we will discuss how to evaluate credit offers and avoid high interest charges and identity theft.

Click Here to Register Online

 Seating is limited so register early to reserve a spot. Cost is free.

For more information, contact:

 Lisa, Hillsborough County Extension Services
(813) 744-5519 ext. 54143


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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