Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall

Kicking off Veteran's Week, there will be a 5 city tour beginning at Clearwater's Coachman Park in Clearwater.  On November 1st, you can observe the sheriff's escorted arrival of The Wall.   Opening ceremony is at noon on Friday, November 2nd with Closing ceremony taking place on Sunday, November 4th at 5pm.  See motorcade map below.  Please visit Clearwater Veteran's Alliance website for additional information on this event. 

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Celebrate Oktoberfest - Support 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares is partnering with the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce for a fundraiser by selling entry tickets to the Top O’ The Bay Oktoberfest in Oldsmar. Oktoberfest is being held October 19-21, 2012 at Tampa Bay Downs..

The UTB Chamber has provided us with Oktoberfest entry tickets to sell for $5 each (face value). 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares will keep 100% of every ticket we sell! By purchasing entry tickets from us you can support our organization, and enjoy what is considered by many to be the largest and most authentic Oktoberfest in West Central Florida!

Oktoberfest brings the best of Old Bavaria and New Florida together for three full days of authentic German food, drink, music and dancing ... along with a spectacular carnival & midway, a great arts & crafts show, and the wildest array of audience participation contests that the Tampa Bay area has ever seen! Oktoberfest is not only a great ethnic tradition but also a great time for the whole family to enjoy. Parking is FREE, and entry for children 12 and under is FREE!
If you haven’t been to the Upper Tampa Bay Oktoberfest, treat yourself to a great weekend!

For more information about Top O’ the Bay Oktoberfest, visit

Tickets are available at the 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares office located at:

14155 58th Street N., Ste. 211, Clearwater, FL 33760

Monday-Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm
Tickets will be sold through Friday, October 19th.

Checks are to be make payable to 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares and exact cash amounts will be accepted. 

For more information, please call 727-210-4241 or e-mail