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How home insulation can save you on your energy bill

Insulating your home is one of the best ways to become more energy efficient, saving you money and helping the planet in both the long and short term. If you have an older home you may find you’re more likely to lose heat and cool air, but luckily there are steps you can take to improve your insulation and reduce your energy bill. So how does insulation save you money?…

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On maximizing the good we can bring to the community through MetroMin

It’s a nightmare nearly anyone can relate to – sitting in school, maybe even on the first day of class, and you’re unprepared. No pencils, no books, nothing. Now the teacher’s calling on you to answer a question. It’s a moment of pure dread. This might be when some of us wake up. For those who are fortunate to have basic needs in life satisfied, not being prepared for school…

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Pressing Play on an amazing new place for children with Down Syndrome: Wills of steel (and Steele) build a better world with GiGi’s Playhouse

Join your friends, neighbors and people from across the community from noon to 2 p.m. on Aug. 18 for the grand opening of GiGi’s Playhouse Tampa at 3611 West Hillsborough Avenue, Suite 200. # Approximately one child out of 700: that’s how many children have Down Syndrome according an estimate by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In a world of billions, that adds up to a big number…

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Saving Money on Your Air Conditioning in Florida

Here in the Sunshine State, we enjoy a tropical climate, beautiful beaches and warm weather – what’s not to love? But during the summer, the heat and humidity can be a bit much. Air conditioning in Florida is a must, but it can ramp up your utility bills and cost you a lot of money. If you love the feeling of cool air but not the price tag that come…

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School’s back in session soon – join us in making safety your top priority!

To paraphrase noted philosopher Alice Cooper, school’s back…forever. OK, maybe “forever” is overstating things a little, even if it sometimes feels like it for students on that first day of classes (and for their parents, who may have many months of helping with homework ahead of them). What isn’t an overstatement is that the start of school – Aug. 10 in Hillsborough County, Aug. 13 in Pasco and Polk counties – calls…

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