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Workshopping History and Gulfport’s Birthday at Your Museum

Workshopping History and Gulfport’s Birthday at Your Museum

Gulfport, Florida -- If you missed the June porch party at the Gulfport History Museum, don’t worry – they have plenty of other chances for everyone to get together. Coming up next is a workshop on Friday, July 26.

The workshop, which will start at 6:30, will take some of the fabulous ideas from the porch party and start to make them real. This is your chance to become a working part of Gulfport’s history.

Founder's Cemetery

Founder's Cemetery

Gulfport, Florida -- The first Gulfportians buried their dead in part of what is now the Highland Oaks neighborhood in south St. Petersburg. According to lifelong resident – and a descendant of the first settlers, the Barnetts – Bob Worthington, the first Gulfportians buried their dead on an old shell mound, the only land considered unsuitable for fruit trees.

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Gulfport Officer Plays Santa Claus to Beaten Teen

Gulfport Officer Plays Santa Claus to Beaten Teen

Gulfport, Florida -- Last week, a Lealman middle school student who lives in Gulfport reported three fellow students for attempting to sell him marijuana; as a result, those students beat him on the bus ride home.

Join us for our Mentor Recruitment Fair

Join us for our Mentor Recruitment Fair

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Schools is looking for dedicated, caring individuals who are willing to mentor or tutor students.

Calling all Bay Area volunteers: 'Team Red Cross' wants you!

Calling all Bay Area volunteers: 'Team Red Cross' wants you!

Tampa, Florida-- Do you enjoy providing service to your community? If so, American Red Cross is looking for you!

The American Red Cross recently launched their "Team Red Cross App" that will allow people to sign up to help, get an overview on basic tasks and receive notifications and Red Cross disaster volunteer opportunities in their community.

WorkNet awarded $1.1M grant for Tampa Bay YouthBuild Program

WorkNet awarded $1.1M grant for Tampa Bay YouthBuild Program

Clearwater, Florida -- WorkNet Pinellas is proud to announce they are a recipient of a U.S. Department of Labor $1.1M grant to continue the Tampa Bay YouthBuild program. The program will provide academic and occupational skills training for at-risk youth ages 17 to 24 while constructing affordable housing for low-income or homeless families within the community.

Hurricane preparedness blood drives

Hurricane preparedness blood drives

St. Petersburg, Florida -- OneBlood must keep local hospitals stocked with life-supporting blood at all times.

Maintaining a safe and adequate inventory of blood requires the participation of volunteer blood donors. Blood drives with OneBlood are listed in the dates and times below. Eligible and prospective blood donors are urged to share their power by donating blood on the bloodmobile at any of these locations: