Hillsborough to Showcase Valuable Resources, Activities at Virtual Neighborhoods Expo

17th annual event connects community leaders with tools to improve their neighborhoods

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 13, 2022) - Did you know Hillsborough County is a steward of 80,000 acres of protected land? Did you know Library Services offers creative and recreational programs, classes and cultural events, community meeting spaces, computers, and wireless internet access?

Want to learn more about what Hillsborough County has to offer for your neighborhood?

Join Hillsborough County Neighborhood Relations for the 17th Annual Neighborhoods Expo, where residents can learn about key programs and services the County offers.

The virtual event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21. The entire program will be virtual and can be enjoyed using a tablet, computer, or smartphone from the comfort of your home. Participants must register here to participate in the program. The expo will also offer a New Board Member Certification Training workshop from 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21. The training is open to new board members of homeowners associations. To host this workshop, a minimum of 25 registrants is required.

Registration ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 17.

The theme for the expo is "Healthy, Safe, and Engaged Neighborhoods." The expo is designed to showcase how Hillsborough County services and programs engage and positively impact the health and safety of its communities. The expo will provide educational opportunities for neighborhood leaders and encourage residents to create a sense of community.

County staff will be on hand virtually to discuss the programs the County offers and offer tips for neighborhoods. Participating County departments include Parks & Recreation, Pet Resources, Communications & Digital Media, Office of Emergency Management, Public Utilities, Consumer & Veterans Services, Social Services, Solid Waste Management, Sunshine Line, Children's Services, and Code Enforcement.

The expo is broken up into three workshop sessions. Participants will access each session virtually. Each session will include workshop presentations, discussions, and opportunities for participants to ask questions. Participants can also visit the virtual booths of each County department and learn which programs each department offers, its roles, and its responsibilities.

The first 200 people who register for the expo and attend will receive a free gift. Participants are encouraged to use the latest version of Google Chrome during the event.

Learn more about the 17th Annual Neighborhoods Expo.



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