The Friends of the County Parks, established in 1988, is a group of concerned citizens joining together to promote financial and community support to the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation, and Conservation Department. They develop public awareness of recreation as an important part of day-to-day life.ï¿½Funds provided by The Friends of the County Parks are used as a supplement to the Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department budget and does not replace allocated tax dollars. These additional funds helps maintain, improve, and enhance services provided by the Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department. The Friends of the County Parks enjoys a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit exemption status.Friends of the County Parks meetings are held first Thursday of each month. For more information please call theï¿½administrative officeï¿½at 813-744-5595.Board Members:ï¿½Pete Fowler, PresidentJan Smith, Vice PresidentDavid Braun, Vice PresidentKatherine Tabor, Treasurer
BALL FOR ALL – HALLOWEEN DANCE
OCT. 14TH @ BRANDON COMMUNITY CENTER
The Halloween BALL for All Dance will be held on
Friday, Oct. 14th at Brandon Community Center. The
dance is designed to serve adults with disabilities in the
Brandon community to help build confidence, increase
social activity and have a great time with friends. A $1
donation will be collected at the door per person.
Snacks and drinks will be served at the dance.
PARENT NIGHT OUT @
PROVIDENCE SKATE PARK
Providence Skate Park is offering a Parent Night Out
Event on the last Friday of each month this fall. Fall
dates are Oct. 28th, Nov. 25th, and Dec. 30th. The
program will run from 6pm to 10pm. Parents are
asked to donate $7 per child each night to assist in
covering the cost of the pizzas each night. Each night is
limited to 10 participants so make sure to sign up early.
Contact Cian Barry at 813-744-5319 for more
TRUNK OR TREAT HALLOWEEN EVENTS
Halloween Trunk or Treat Events are being held at Mango
Recreation Center, Northdale Recreation Center and Ruskin
Recreation Center this year on Friday, Oct. 28th. Each event
will have decorated trunks for the kids to trick or treat along
and have costume contest. Plenty of candy will be on hand
for all to get. The Ruskin event will also feature a Movie In
the Park after the Trunk or Treating is finished.
2022 ROY WILCOX & FRIENDS GOLF
TOURNAMENT – NOV. 19TH AT
ROGERS GOLF COURSE
The 2022 Roy Wilcox & Friends Golf
Tournament will be held on Saturday,
November 19th at Rogers Golf Course with
an 8am start. Cost for an individual player
is $85 and team registration is $340.
Proceeds from the tournament benefit
Hillsborough County Adaptive Sports
Program and Friends of the County Parks.
Funds are used to assist with training, travel
and education as well as funding special
events, scholarships, volunteer events and
more. For more information on the