Tampa rapper makes video for kids to promote summer reading

The Juvenile Welfare Board is looking for new ways to reach out to kids about the benefits of reading during the summer. So they teamed up with Tampa Bay rapper Corey Thornton to make a music video that shows kids having fun reading and working with their parents while they learn.

Lightning's Community Heroes Program no longer on ice

Since 2011, Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and his wife Penny have been honoring outstanding community heroes during every home game and rewarding them with $50,000 checks. During the COVID-19 shutdown, the program was put on hold, but even with millions in lost revenues from no games, the Viniks’ generosity is flourishing. 

Get back to nature at a Hillsborough County park

If getting outdoors is your thing, or if basking in the green spaces of natural Florida appeals to you, then Hillsborough County's Parks and Recreation Department has more options for you than ever.