Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Capital Needs In School District

Hillsborough Schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins has planned a series of town hall meetings to discuss capital needs in the district’s 230 schools to address new schools and maintenance on existing schools. A meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 23 at 7 p.m. at The Chapel at FishHawk, 6026 Churchside Dr. in Lithia. See full article on page 53.

Golf Tournament Benefits Newsome Boys Basketball Team

The Newsome Boys Basketball Team is hosting a Golf Tournament and Fundraiser on Saturday, October 20 at the Bloomingdale Golfers Club, 4113 Great Golfers Pl. in Valrico. 

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a Shotgun start at 1 p.m.  The Tournament will be a scramble format with a Newsome basketball team member as your caddy for each foursome.  A postgame meal will be served with awards, door prizes, raffles and a silent auction.  Proceeds will provide the basketball team with equipment, team camp entries and an end of year banquet.  Sponsorships and Golf Packages are available. 

For more information, please contact Derek Bean at 706-593-5238 or

Annual Job Fair At HCC Plant City

Hillsborough Community College’s Plant City Campus will be hosting its annual job fair on Wednesday, October 10.  Anyone seeking employment is encouraged to attend this free event which will also feature career skills training and job placement. 

College Planning for High School Parents

Are you the parent of a college-bound high school student and would like to learn more about your options to pay for college? Join Lori Nadglowski, MBA, CFP® on Tuesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m. for an overview of the options to pay for college and how to choose a strategy that fits your family budget and doesn’t jeopardize your child’s financial future.

This event is free; no registration required and will take place at Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico.

School Bus Drivers Needed
Hillsborough County Public School District (HCPS) is looking for dedicated and compassionate professionals looking to make a positive difference in its schools and its community. HCPS is seeking individuals who share its commitment to safely drive the students to and from school.

Each school day, more than 90,000 Hillsborough County students board school buses to travel to and from school. The yellow bus is an icon of public education and far more than just a ride. In truth, it provides a gateway to education for students all over the county that otherwise would not get to and from school.

For more information or to apply for a position, visit

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