Iorio will hold second town hall meeting
Mayor Pam Iorio hosts her second town hall meeting of 2008 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Westshore Elementary School, 7710 S West Shore Blvd. City administrators will answer questions on a variety of topics. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Neighborhood and Community Relations Director Shannon Edge at 274-7835, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teacher Appreciation Week event Saturday
Residents are invited to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. The event will feature refreshments, giveaways, presentations and a special tour of the museum with curator of education Gianna Russo at 1 p.m. Admission is free for teachers and their families with school ID. Otherwise, a donation of $5 for adults and $2 for children under 12 is suggested. Call Russo at 258-7304.
Tennis Block Party
is at HCC on May 10
The Hillsborough County Tennis Association will host a Tennis Block Party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 10 at Hillsborough Community College Tennis Complex, 4001 W Tampa Bay. Children are encouraged to attend. Activities include on-court lessons for kids and adults, cardio-tennis workouts, racket tryouts, demonstrations and prizes. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 657-5617 or visit the Web site at www.hcta.usta.com.
Neighborhood Watch meets Monday night
The Lynwood Neighborhood Watch hosts a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Bayshore Methodist Church, 3909 S MacDill Ave., Bay Vista Gate. A representative from Tampa International Airport will discuss common sense travel tips. For more information, call Laverne Meyers at 837-5751.
Archaeological group to dole out awards
The Florida Archaeological Council presents its Stewards of Heritage Preservation Awards from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Garden of the Ybor City Museum State Park, 1818 E Ninth Ave. For more information, contact Brenda Swann at (407) 968-5715.
ICU wins recognition
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has recently presented the Beacon Award for Critical Care excellence to Tampa General's Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. The Neuroscience ICU was the only hospital in Florida to receive the Beacon Award this spring. Some criteria for receiving the award include excellence and innovation in training, research, patient outcome, organizational ethics, recruitment and retention.