TAMPA, FLA. – Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, elected officials and endorsed political candidates from Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties will meet leaders of the Tampa Bay regional home-building industry during an Aug. 21 open house at the new offices of the Tampa Bay Builders Association.
The open house and ribbon cutting, which will take place 4-7 p.m. at 512 E. Kennedy Blvd., will allow members of the TBBA to meet candidates endorsed by the association and to discuss issues facing the local home-building industry.
The event also marks TBBA’s return to Tampa, relocating its offices from Brandon. TBBA is one of Florida’s largest building-trades associations with more than 700 members.
According to association president Willy Nunn of Homes By WestBay, Hillsborough county commission candidates Al Higginbotham, running for District 7; and Janet Dougherty, who is seeking the District 4 seat. Mike Moore is running for District 2 county commissioner in Pasco County.
Also expected to attend are candidates endorsed in several primary races including Jack Latvala in Senate Dist. 20. House primary endorsements include Sean Shaw in Dist. 61, James Grant in Dist. 64 and Chris Latvala in Dist. 67.
The TBBA is a professional organization serving Tampa Bay-area construction-related businesses in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. These include builders, developers, suppliers, subcontractors, lending institutions, architectural and engineering firms, as well as other related businesses.
The TBBA promotes professionalism and continuing education within the tri-county building-and-development industry, while encouraging industry participation in the community at large.
For further information about TBBA, call (813) 571-TBBA, or visit www.tbba.net.
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