Thursday, May 24, 2018
News Roundup

North Tampa events: job fair; tinnitus support; free screenings

Women's workshops: The Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women will host its annual state conference and offer public workshops, from 9 a.m. to noon today at Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel, 200 N Ashley Drive. The workshops include volunteerism, mentorship 101, political activism and generation differences. $25 per workshop. Visit bpwfl.org or call (850) 528-7099.

Job fair: Meet with local companies with openings from entry level to skilled trade, health care and managerial positions, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive. Free. Visit tampabayjobfair.com.

Tinnitus support: The Tampa American Tinnitus Association support group meeting for severe tinnitus sufferers will have an open discussion on tips for managing the condition and other related topics from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the University of South Florida, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 4202 E Fowler Ave. For more information, contact Sal Gentile at (813) 926-0758 or [email protected]

Weight loss surgery info session: Learn about surgical weight loss, from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Medical Arts Building, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The monthly meeting of the Begonia Society of Tampa Bay will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 23 at the Famous Tate Distribution Center, 6401 W 54th St., Tampa. Light refreshments will be served and new members and first-time guests will receive a free begonia. All are welcomed. For further information, contact Merle DeLand at (863) 738-8722.

Free screenings: Get free HIV and hepatitis C tests done from 2 to 6 p.m. June 27 at Quality Specialty Pharmacy, 5144 E Busch Blvd. Test results are obtained in 20 minutes and the entire procedure takes less than an hour. June 27 is National HIV Testing Day.

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