The Weekly View: Lacrosse, Aloft Groundbreaking, and more.

The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, June 17, 2013

Photo of the Week
Mayor Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn joined children at Copeland Park this past week to kick off the city's new lacrosse program.


"From the Desk of Mayor Buckhorn" is designed to give citizens greater insight into the Mayor's Office. Every week, Mayor Buckhorn will offer a snippet of what he's currently working on.

"Playing lacrosse at Copeland Park last week not only reminded me of my days playing for Penn State, but also why keeping our kids involved in the community is so important. It keeps them motivated and eager to stay involved in positive activities."

06/11/13 Tampa Bay Business Journal: Groundbreaking signals hotel project moving Aloft
  The mayor attended the groundbreaking of the Aloft Hotel in downtown Tampa, noting that the project will bring increased activity to the Riverwalk.

6/12/13 Tampa Bay Times: Redrum! Scary midnight movies to shine at Curtis Hixon Park
  Free scary movie screenings at Curtis Hixton Waterfront Park are a great way to kick off your summer.

6/13/13 Fox 13: App helps you find food trucks
  The truck spotting app allows you to find great food trucks, like those at the Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta each month.

6/14/13 WFLA: Tampa mayor: Trader Joe's plans moving forward
  Signs indicate that Trader Joe's grocery store may soon be calling South Tampa home.

6/14/13 Tampa Bay Times: Buckhorn nominates new internal audit director
  Mayor Buckhorn appoints Christine Glover to be the City of Tampa's Internal Audit Director

6/14/13 Tampa Bay Business Journal: Amazon looks to Hillsborough County for 1,000-job center
  Amazon is considering opening a "fullfillment center" close to Tampa and bring in 1,000 new jobs to the area.

Schedule Highlights
Mon June 17, 11 a.m.
Taping of the next Mayor's Hour Special-James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
Tues June 18, 9:30 a.m.
Tampa Port Authority Board Meeting
Tues June 18, 6 p.m.
Greater Tampa Chamber Flag Officers' and Key Commanders' Reception
Wed June 19
NYC trip with Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Committee
Mon June 24, 12 p.m.
Wave Startup Lunch
Mon June 24, 1:30 p.m.
Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Board Meeting


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