Posted March 9, 2018 | 9:09 AM

Seeking Nominations for Neighborhood Recognition Awards

Program celebrates achievements by groups and individuals

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2018) - Think you belong to one of the best neighborhood associations in the area? Did your homeowners group accomplish a project in 2017 that was a home run? Do you know an individual who has gone above and beyond to make a difference where they live? Shine a spotlight by submitting a nomination in Hillsborough County's annual Neighborhood Recognition Awards program.

Nominations are being accepted in 10 categories designed to recognize individuals, groups, and organizations that have enriched the quality of life in neighborhoods through outreach, improvement projects, volunteer work, safety programs, art, partnerships, and board leadership. There's even a category set aside for outstanding contributions by a youth volunteer or youth group.

The deadline for nominations is 5 PM on Friday, March 16.

Neighborhood groups may nominate themselves, other groups, and/or individuals for their efforts to improve the quality of life in unincorporated Hillsborough County, or the cities of Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace. Each nomination should include supporting information, such as samples of promotional material, website links, photographs, news clippings, and letters of support.

The winners will be announced at the 15th Annual Hillsborough County Neighborhoods Conference on May 12 at the Sheraton Tampa East Hotel, 10221 Princess Palm Ave. in Tampa. Winners must be present to accept the awards.

For details about each award category, eligibility requirements, nomination forms, and instructions for completing and returning the applications, go to and click on the "Neighborhood Recognition Awards" button, or call (813) 272-5860.


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