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September 22, 2021
Hillsborough County Fair Days
Celebrating the splendors and historical significance of the Hillsborough County Fair, the Board declared Sept. 23-26 and Sept. 30-Oct. 3 as Hillsborough County Fair Days. This year's theme, "From Wagon Wheels to Ferris Wheels," recognizes Hillsborough County's history and growth into a major metropolitan county.

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Commissioners declared September 2021 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Hillsborough County, urging all residents to support the mission of the American Cancer Fund for Children, 1Voice Foundation, Children’s Cancer Center, and Kids Cancer Connection. These dedicated organizations work to improve the lives of young people and their families coping with the disease. 
In Memoriam:
Delores Grayson

The Board presented a memoriam to the family of Delores Grayson, a longtime Tampa resident who passed away on Aug. 11, 2021, in honor of her contributions to the community. A retired insurance company employee, Ms. Grayson was a dedicated local political activist, early childhood development and health care advocate, and volunteer for many other causes.
FROM THE BOARD ROOM

Board Accepts Grant Funding 47 New Firefighters

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners accepted a SAFER grant in the amount of $11,821,595 that will fund 47 entry-level firefighter positions over a three-year period, adding to the County’s emergency services and overall safety. SAFER stands for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response.

School District Program Gets Boost from Commissioners

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved an agreement with the Hillsborough Education Foundation for Teaching Tools for Hillsborough Schools, a program that collects unused and reusable materials from local businesses to be distributed to the school district’s Title 1 schools, giving students much-needed supplies.
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