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Ongoing Programs and Activities Sponsored by
The North Tampa Chamber of Commerce

University Area Community Center ExpoINVOLVEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY: Be it involvement with students at local schools, helping a Children's Home, recognizing our dedicated public safety officers, helping wounded military, event participation for a worthy cause, or promoting beautification of North Tampa; the Chamber offers its members the opportunity to give back to the community. Special Activities such as workshops, events and programs for the education of our youth and our chamber members are ongoing to serve the members and the community. Involvement in community projects remains a high priority of the Chamber. Join us and help make our community a better place to live and thrive.

The North Tampa Chamber sponsors and participates in many varied ongoing events and programs throughout the year. Our membership's support for these events are rooted deep in the traditions and purpose of the Chamber to serve, honor and reward as many segments of the North Tampa community as we can.

OPERATION HELPING HAND: Operation Helping HandThe North Tampa Chamber is partnering with the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). This is an initiative to give assistance and support to the wounded and injured active duty, reserve and National Guard members of the military and their families during a time that they are under much stress and anxiety. The wounded are at the James A Haley Veterans Hospital. The length of stay averages 45 days, but many are there 120 days or more. Most of the families are from out of state. They receive assistance from the armed forces, but it is not enough. Donations can be made at all chamber meetings. Credit card payments are accepted at meetings or at the "pay online" icon on our home page. Credit card payments are processed by the chamber then a check is issued to Operation Helping Hand. Checks should be made payable to Operation Helping Hand and sent to the chamber office. One hundred percent of all donations go to Operation Helping Hand. The chamber volunteers all processing time.  For more information, visit the Tampa Chapter of MOAA website.

Student of The MonthSTUDENT OF THE MONTH: Each month during the school year, at our General Meeting, we honor and celebrate the "Student of The Month" chosen from one of North Tampa's many public and private schools. The student is chosen for achievements in academics, athletics, community involvement, peer tutoring, or showing progress in a specific area. Sponsorships by chamber members are encouraged. The sponsor gets recognition in the newsletter, meeting program and participates in the award presentation.

J. R.O.T.C. programHILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL, R.O.T.C. PROGRAM: As part of a cadet's successful completion of the J. R.O.T.C. program, the North Tampa Chamber honors the outstanding senior cadet and presents the cadet with a full scale dress saber at the graduation ceremonies.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF THE MONTH: Law Enforcement Officer of the MonthEach month, at our General Meeting, the North Tampa Chamber honors the "Law Enforcement Officer of the Month." This person has shown superior skills, courage and success in performing his or her duties in specific crisis situations and/or community relations. The Chamber honors law enforcement from both the Tampa City Police Department and the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Sponsorships by chamber members are encouraged. The sponsor gets recognition in the newsletter, meeting program and participates in the award presentation.

Law Enforcement Officer of the YearLAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF THE YEAR: From the Monthly Program we choose one recipient from the Tampa City Police Department and the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, to be recognized as the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. This individual is selected for having demonstrated superior performance during a crisis situation and unusual valor under stress. This law enforcement person, with his or her family, is our guest and honored at our annual banquet.

ADOPT-A-FAMILY: This committee coordinates obtaining worthy recipients (family, organization, etc) for donations with board approval then secures donations of money and items to fulfill their needs. Chamber businesses contribute additional "special" gifts, money and support.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY'S RELAY FOR LIFE: Relay For Life (RFL) has been the American Cancer Society's (ACS) signature event for more than 20 years. The chamber participates by having a team, members serving on the relay committee, and promoting the event.
American Cancer Society Relay For Life
ACS is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. The chamber's effort in raising funds and volunteering time supports this dedication. For more information, visit the Relay For Life® of Carrollwood website.

The Chamber maintains and supplements an ongoing monetary scholarship fund for deserving educational programs, student efforts and civic events dedicated to improving the education of our children.


The North Tampa Chamber provides representation to many civic groups and organizations throughout the greater Tampa Bay area. Our representatives serve as Members, Directors or Committee Persons providing North Tampa's input as well as current communication and feedback to our membership.

  • AARP "55 Alive:" Senior Citizen's Safe Driving Program
  • Department of Transportation
  • The Community Action Team
  • American Cancer Society -- Relay For Life
  • American Cancer Society -- Strides Against Breast Cancer
  • Police Athletic League
  • Bay Area Youth Services
  • Safe Kids Coalition
  • Children's Board - Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Downtown Riverwalk Project
  • Operation Helping Hand
  • Hillsborough County Schools -- Various Career, Business and Educational
  • Advisory Committees
  • Business and Professional Women

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