Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
2701 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: (813) 971-4710
Fax: (813) 977-0155
James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital is a full service medical facility for veterans of the United States. Its emergency center, trauma and multiple specialty programs cater day and night to the needs of the patients. With continued better service as the driving force behind the staff, veterans are assured of proper care and attention at all times.
The University of South Florida Recreation Center is a popular place among students of the university and other fitness freaks. The center has a gym, equipped with excellent machines and fitness equipment, including around 30 cardiovascular machines. There are facilities for indoor rock climbing, basketball, karate, racquetball, volleyball, aerobics and dance at versatile centre. It is a good place for students looking for a quick workout or indulging in a sport. The hours and schedules for all the facilities are variable.
The Soccer Stadium at the University of South Florida, is a decent place to watch college teams slug it out on the field. With a modest capacity of only around 1000, this stadium is complete with basic facilities of locker rooms with training facilities, practice fields, flood-lights for night matches and even a natural grass soccer strip. The University college teams use the stadium for their soccer games and have a wide fan-base in the region who vociferously support their teams.
Sundome is a multi-purpose sports facility at the University of South Florida and has a seating capacity of up to 11,324 sports fans. It was constructed in 1981 and music concerts of the likes of Carlos Santana, U2, the all time favorite Madonna, the ever melodious Elton John, soul full Sting, The Beatles Ringo Starr and Jay-Z all took place in the Sports facility. The stadium boasts of holding approximately 300 events annually.
Privately owned and operated Home of Bed and Biscuit is the place for stress-free lodgings for your canine. Whether planning a weekend getaway or an extended vacation, your canine pets have a place to call their own while you are away. Service is one-on-one to ensure your pets are provided with attentive and quality care. Your pet will enjoy hands-on attention, clean, comfortable accommodations, plenty of exercise, individual playtime, socialization and good food in secure surroundings to ensure your canine friend receives the best care while you are away. - Vickie Ferguson
Established in the year 1978, Congregation Kol Ami is a conservative synagogue serving the neighborhood's Jews. Originally, this synagogue consisted of a social hall, sanctuary, kitchen and classrooms. Today, it welcomes members from 450 families of Tampa Bay. Of the many ministries operating at the synagogue, the Men's Club undertakes several activities like blood donation drives, poker tournaments, bowling trips and picnics. Sisterhood ministry distributes Mazelgrams and organizes Kiddush for Shabbat and Yom Tov. Kol Ami United Synagogue Youth group supports young Jews to understand and follow ethical and traditional values. Women's Rosh Chodesh Circle and Project-Shabbat Shalom are programs dedicated to families and adults. Kids can take advantage of an interactive and a fun learning atmosphere where they are taught Jewish values and culture. Congregation Kol Ami's Memorial Fund honors Rabbi Joel Wasser and is set up with the support of his family.
Founded in the year 1963, St. Paul Catholic Church was born out of an effort of 12 families. Today, the church encourages its community members to walk on the path of faith and observe Lord's commands. Music Ministry disperses the Master's message through choir involving various musical instruments. Arts and Environment ministry strives to make the environment green and worship-friendly by putting up liturgical signage and planting flowers and plants. Its Divorced and Separated Support Group offers guidance to women and men going through bitter separation from their spouse. Other ministries run by St. Paul Catholic Church include Middle School Youth, Women's Conference and Catholics Come Home, among others.
A multi-ethnic congregation, City Life Church desires to nurture forgiveness, love and compassion among its members and to promote God's Word and His commands. A number of ministries function within the church, of which the OneLife Couples Ministry caters to couples, engaged and married, and helps them to built strong relationships with their partners and God. ManUp ministry involves the neighborhood's men who work to spread Christ's gospel. Sweetlife Ministry welcomes women who can share their experiences with each other and pray to the Lord. Young Adults fosters fellowship among the youth. Citylife Kids uses interactive learning and entertaining activities to acquaint kids with God's love and develop a spiritual relationship with the savior.
History of First Baptist Church of College Hill dates back to 100 years. Established in 1904, the church building served as a former residence of Deacon Garvin. The church strives to spread Lord's love, reach out globally and develop more believers. Key elements of its weekly services include Biblical preachings and prayer. Adults involved in its Fellowship Group meet and interact with each other. Men's Ministries at the church are designed to help the members develop a close bonding with the savior. Women's Groups encourage members to transform into God-loving beings and follow His Word. For kids, First Baptist Church of College Hill provides assistance to families who seek to instill God's love in their child's minds and provides them a secure place to understand God's teachings and message.
Perhaps not everyone's idea of sport, Shooting is one that requires an intensive training and safety program that is provided here at Shooting Sports. This established indoor shooting range provides course for all and with a secure environment even makes it a family event. The range provides renting of firearms, lanes from two to fifty yards, protective gear, ammunition and courses only with a certified trainer. Various courses are available here including one for women only, nights dedicated for seniors only as well as defense courses. Check the website for information about rifles available, course costs and other facilities.
Tampa, located on Florida's west coast, is a popular destination and port city. This city's skyline is dotted with skyscrapers displaying a variety of architectural styles. Tampa offers a variety of museums, aquariums and gardens. The area was first inhabited by the Calusa tribe, though Spanish conquistadors Narvaez and de Soto wiped out native populations through the transmission of new diseases. The area was mostly uninhabited for 200 years until the United States purchased the land to reduce attacks. While the area was mostly a frontier outpost in its early days, population boomed after the discovery of phosphate and a burgeoning cigar industry founded by Vincente Ybor which moved to Tampa at the end of the 19th Century.
This conveniently located 30,000 square feet banquet facility offers a unique experience. As you enter you will be greeted by a beautiful waterfall, reflecting the torch flames and a large plasma screen, which displays the main theme of your event. The hi-tech audio visual system and the customized wall pictures are added attractions. Pepin Hospitality Center also offers an entertainment stage and a kitchen with an open fire pizza oven. The smaller events and meetings can be held in the Trophy Room, which can comfortably accommodate a group of 50. A green room for entertainers and a private sitting room for pre-function preparations are also present.