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2012 Tampa Bay Host Committee adds features to website



The 2012 Tampa Bay Host Committee -- the local non-profit group that is working to raise more than $50 million in private funds to support next year's Republican National Convention in Tampa -- Tuesday launched an updated version of its website.

The site,, features some recent news stories about convention planning, links to information about the event, plus ways to donate, volunteer or find out about business opportunities. And it has a countdown clock. (411 days as of Tuesday).

The convention, scheduled for Aug. 27–30, 2012, is expected to bring 50,000 visitors to Tampa. The host committee also has established a Facebook page and is on Twitter, @2012Tampa.

The Republican Party's Committee on Arrangements is doing much of the hands-on planning for the convention. Its website is

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 11:36am]


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