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“Best school in the universe” meets TECO volunteers with out-of-this-world community commitment

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If the end of the school year is enough to send students’ spirits soaring, TECO volunteers at Metropolitan Ministries’ Patricia Sullivan Partnership School did their part to boost the excitement level into the stratosphere on May 25. And while summer … Continue reading

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Good dogs! Making it seem easy to provide comfort in the community (no treats needed)

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Ask TECO’s Kathleen Waligore if old dogs can learn new tricks and she’ll tell you about a pair of eight-year-old Shih Tzu mixes that over the course of six months went from not-housebroken to experts at providing comfort and healing. Waligore, … Continue reading

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TECO volunteers pour their time and energy again into Paint Your Heart Out, Tampa!

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Sure, Tampa’s coat weather (that day or two each “winter”) is over – unless you’re talking about new coats of paint for the homes of families in need, applied by TECO volunteers. After that, something amazing happens: smiles spontaneously appear … Continue reading

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EcoFest 2017 is your Earth Day celebration this Saturday, April 22, at Lowry Park!

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EcoFest 2017 – it’s your incredible opportunity to do your part for the environment on Earth Day by coming to the park this Saturday, April 22 – Lowry Park in Tampa, that is. Hosted by the city of Tampa, the University of South … Continue reading

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Between gunshots and chainsaws, a habitat gets a haircut

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If only clearing more than 14,000 pounds of invasive plants was as easy as giving someone a haircut. But the former is exactly what happened along the banks of McKay Bay in Tampa on March 31 – and rows of … Continue reading

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