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Mayor Jane Castor Honors Veterans Day with Military Officials
Mayor Jane Castor Honors Veterans Day with Military Officials, Veterans, and CRISP (Commitment, Respect, Integrity, Service, Pride), a local organization that celebrates the contributions of Tampa to the US Military. The City of Tampa is recognizing veterans on our website throughout the month of November. Those interested in submitting a veteran to be featured while supporting the United Way can visit:  www.tampa.gov/Veteran-Donation
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Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week with TPA-WRX

The City of Tampa is proud to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week. Apprenticeships are an important opportunity for job-seekers to develop skills and gain hands-on experience in growing industries. TPA-WRX was created by the City of Tampa to support our Workforce Development mission for Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow. Learn about Apprenticeship opportunities by visiting TPA-WRX at www.tpawrx.com  

Homeowners Night 

Working on a home improvement project and can’t make it to the Development Services Center during regular business hours? Homeowner's Night is back! The Development Services Center will be open from 5 pm – 7 pm on November 15 for residents to take advantage of extended hours for assistance in submitting an application for residential alterations, additions and driveway remodels. 

12th Annual Ybor City Tree Lighting Ceremony


Celebrate the start of the holidays at the 2022 Ybor City Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 16 at 6 pm. Enjoy live holiday entertainment, photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and free cookies & hot chocolate. Mayor Jane Castor will light the tree at 7 pm. 

Job of the Week

The City of Tampa Mobility Department is hiring for a City Surveyor to join the team. This role will plan, schedule, supervise, and review the work of crews involved in engineering surveys including alignment, construction, installation and more. Apply
LAST WEEK'S HEADLINES
Mayor Castor speaking at podium
‘We are prepared’: Mayor Castor addresses City of Tampa’s preparations for Tropical Storm Nicole
WFLA
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor is urging residents to monitor weather alerts ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole, which is expected to strengthen to hurricane status.
Art Sculpture
“Boulevard Flow:” Public art takes center stage in Tampa’s West River
83 Degrees Media
Studies show where there is public art people are generally happier, the economy is stronger and crime rates are lower, making public art a well-accepted principle of urban design. 
tree lighting
Hyde Park Village, Ybor City bring back festive Christmas Tree Lighting celebrations
That’s So Tampa
It’s the most wonderful time of the year in the city of Tampa. The Sunshine State may not be known for the atypical Hallmark Holiday atmosphere, but our local leaders make up for it with tons of joy, sun, and sand. 
City, military officials speak at Tampa Veterans Day ceremony
City, military officials speak at Tampa Veterans Day ceremony
WFLA
The Commitment, Respect, Integrity, Service, Pride (CRISP) organization held a Veterans Day ceremony in downtown Tampa on Friday. The ceremony honored the over 19 million men and women who have served in the U.S. military. 
'East Ybor Gateway' monument marks return of lost neighborhood
FOX13
A new monument being called "East Ybor Gateway" marks the return of a neighborhood that some thought would be lost forever. A long time resident helped rediscover it.
Solar sidewalk keeping the lights on at one Tampa intersection
ABC Action News
This one-of-a-kind solar sidewalk keeps the lights on all the time at the corner of East Cass Street and North Jefferson Street.
COMING UP THIS WEEK

Monday, November 14 at  11 a.m.
TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT SWEARING-IN & PROMOTIONS CEREMONY

Wednesday, November 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Press Event - PIPE LINING PROJECTS

Wednesday, November 16 at 12:15 p.m.
DERRICK BROOKS CHARITIES YOUTH PROGRAM'S THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON

Wednesday, November 16 at 4:15 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting - AFC LOGISTICS & FREIGHT SOLUTIONS

Wednesday, November 16 at 5 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting - GRESHAM SMITH ENGINEERING FIRM GRAND OPENING

Wednesday, November 16 at 5:30 p.m.
TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT RECEPTION

Wednesday, November 16 at 6:45 p.m.
YBOR CITY 12th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

Thursday, November 17 at 7:55 a.m.
WESTSHORE ELEMENATRY SCHOOL - GREAT AMERICAN TEACH-IN

Thursday, November 17 at 8:40 a.m.
ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - GREAT AMERICAN TEACH-IN

Thursday, November 17 at 9:30 a.m.
EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - GREAT AMERICAN TEACH-IN

Thursday, November 17 at 10:10 a.m.
SHEEHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - GREAT AMERICAN TEACH-IN

Thursday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting - TAMPA UNION STATION BAGGAGE BUILDING

Thursday, November 17 at 6:45 p.m.
CREW TAMPA BAY 10th ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Friday, November 18 at 8:55 a.m.
Proclamation - NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY

Friday, November 18 at 12:45 p.m.
SPRING ENGINEERING INC. ANNUAL LEADERSHIP TEAM MEETING

Saturday, November 19 at 7:45 a.m.
MILES FOR MOFFITT

Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m.
SOAR FIRST TAMPA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THANKSGIVING GIVEAWAY

Saturday, November 19 at 11 a.m.
CLUB UNICO BOCCE TOURNAMENT & SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

Saturday, November 19 at 12 p.m.
2022 CITRUS CLASSIC TAMPA BAY TENNIS TOURNAMENT

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