Hillsborough County Neighborhood Conference Works To Connect Neighbor To Neighbor On March 24

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The City of Tampa Water Department will be providing water efficiency information and materials at this year's Annual Neighborhoods Conference.

• What: 9th Annual Hillsborough County Neighborhoods Conference
• When: Saturday, March 24, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
• Where: Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry Campus, 4001 Tampa Bay Blvd. in Tampa

Hillsborough County Office of Neighborhood Relations’ Ninth Annual Neighborhoods Conference will offer 24 workshops this year to help communities brainstorm about making their neighborhoods safer, friendlier, prettier and more united.

The Conference will be held March 24 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry Campus, 4001 Tampa Bay Blvd. in Tampa.

The advance registration fee is $15 and includes an official Conference tote bag, a continental breakfast, admission to workshops, access to Conference exhibits and the awards luncheon. Registration at the door on the day of the event is $20.

This year’s workshops include Do-It-Yourself Projects presented by Lowe’s Home Improvement Store; What You Need To Know About Code Enforcement; a demonstration presented by the County’s Code Enforcement Graffiti Abatement Unit; Gang Awareness In Your Neighborhood; Informing Your Residents Through Social Media; and Home Safety.

Lowry Park Zoo will be giving away prizes, and conference-goers will have a chance to win a $1,500 landscaping package for their subdivision from LMP Landscaping.

The 2012 Neighborhood Recognition Awards will be given at 1 p.m.

Pre-register for the Conference by logging onto Neighborhood Relations web site at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/onr or by calling the Hillsborough County Office of Neighborhood Relations at (813) 307-3564. Neighborhood Recognition Awards applications are available on the web site.

(Source: Hillsborough County; www.hillsboroughcounty.org/communications/news/releaseoutput.cfm?r_id=11427)