Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Department of the Interior to Make Major Youth Initiative Announcement to Benefit Tampa

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Date: March 16, 2016
Contact: Jessica Kershaw (Interior),
Ashley Bauman, City of Tampa,, 813.390.745 

TAMPA, Fl – On Wednesday, March 16, Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Gayle Hazelwood, National Park Service, will join Tampa and local partners for a community service project and major announcement related to the Interior Department’s leadership of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative, which aims to inspire millions of kids to play, learn, serve and work in the great outdoors.

Through providing opportunities on public lands, the initiative seeks to foster the next generation of leaders and outdoor stewards in communities nationwide and help Interior reach its goal of hosting one million volunteers on public lands annually.


Who:   Bob Buckhorn, Mayor, City of Tampa
            Gayle Hazelwood, Senior Urban Program Manager, National Park Service
            Tom Looby, President & CEO, Tampa Metro Area YMCA

What:   Major Youth Initiative announcement in Tampa

When:  Wednesday, March 16, 2016
              2:45 p.m. EDT– Media check-in
              3:00 p.m. EDT – Press Conference
              3:30 p.m. EDT – Media availability and educational activity

Where: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
               600 N. Ashley Drive
               Tampa, FL 33602