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Mayor Buckhorn Celebrates Completion of Revamped Bayshore Fitness Trail - Funds for new exercise equipment donated by Hill Ward Henderson
Tampa, FL November 7, 2013 - Mayor Bob Buckhorn will join Hill Ward Henderson's Chair, Benjamin H. Hill, III, Vice-Chair, Thomas N. Henderson, and Managing Shareholder, R. James "Jim" Robbins, Jr., to cut the ribbon on the new exercise equipment installed along Bayshore Fitness Trail. The event will be Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the southern end of the trail, located at the intersection of Rome and Bayshore.

"The new equipment along the Bayshore Fitness Trail, funded by Hill Ward Henderson, is a great example of how public-private partnerships make our community a better place," said Mayor Bob Buckhorn. "Every day, thousands of folks use Bayshore to exercise, and I know they will appreciate this gift."

Hill Ward Henderson donated $50,000 to replace the aging exercise equipment along the Bayshore Fitness Trail. All 10 current fitness stations were replaced with new equipment, including leg and waist stretchers, a sit-up bench, and 3-person pommel horse.

"Hill Ward Henderson is pleased to be joining with City of Tampa in effort to develop the Bayshore Fitness Trail," said R. James "Jim" Robbins, Jr. Managing Shareholder of Hill Ward Henderson. "We take great pride in this partnership, enhancing Tampa's signature landmark for our residents and visitors to enjoy."

The Bayshore Fitness Trail extends along Bayhore Boulevard, running from the Davis Islands bridges southward to Rome Avenue.

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