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Here are some upcoming events hosted by the Hillsborough County Extension Service!

Arbor Day Mail Art Contest

Celebrate trees this Arbor Day by sending mail art to the Extension office. Be creative and have fun! When you create mail art, you send unique, small works of art - mixed media welcomed! - through the postal service. Make your own drawing, collage, painting or photo, answer the question, “I appreciate trees because…” & send it in the mail to our address.

Deadline for submissions is April 15. As long as your mail art is postmarked by the 15th, you are eligible for the contest! Welcome from all ages! 3 winners will recieve a tree planting kit as a Prize!


Florida Master Money Mentor Training

Florida Master Money Mentor Volunteers learn about personal finance and share that knowledge with others. Training is scheduled for June 2,9,16 & 23 from 9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. at the Extension office. Registration deadline: May 24. Information and registration at
Florida Master Money Mentor Flyer

Free, Live, Interactive, Online Classes

Webinar: Debt Management Options, April 26, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Register at Debt Managment Options

Webinar: Identity Theft Protection, Wednesday, April 27, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST. Register at  ID Theft Webinar


Results of the 2016 Recycled Art Contest

This was the second year we held the Recycled Yard Art Contest at the Florida State Fair. There were 27 entries submitted, 8 more than last year! Click below for the winners and People's Choice Award.

And the winnders are...


One-on-One Financial Guidance

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

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






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

Water Restrictions

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

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