River Tower Festival 2019

THE CAUSE A locally famous historic landmark, the Sulphur Springs Water Tower is more than an architectural feature in our urban core; it is a place that lives in the memories of generations of Tampa residents and visitors. The surrounding River Tower Park beautifies the neighborhood and has become a gathering spot for the community to engage with each other and with the natural beauty of our city. The iconic tower has not seen a significant renovation since it was painted 30 years ago. After the City of Tampa purchased the tower, they added lights to the base. In addition to restoring the tower, the park needs love, too. Our urban communities are organized to ensure that the tower and park stand vibrantly for generations to come. THE HISTORY At a stunning 214 feet, the Sulphur Springs Water Tower has been a part of Tampa’s history since 1927. Josiah Richardson commissioned the tower as part of his development of “Mave’s Arcade,” which included the Sulphur Springs Hotel, apartments, and indoor shopping. Ripley’s Believe it or Not called the Arcade “a city under one roof” and named it the first indoor mall. The tower supplied drinking water to the area until… Read more“River Tower Festival 2019”

OSHNA’s Great Neighborhood Yard Sale

October 12, 2019 7:30 am until 2:30 pm It is time again for the OSHNA Great Neighborhood Yard Sale! If you would like to participate in the yard sale, please fill out the payment information below. A map will be created with each address indicated and distributed on the day of the event. We do the hard work of getting people to your door so you can focus on the sale. You will also be provided with a yard sign letting people know that you are a participating member. No fussing with signs, newspapers, or anything else. Plus, we offer a free charity service to pick up any items you do not sell. OSHNA provides this event as a service to our members and our neighborhood.  Let’s show off our favorite part of Tampa, have a fun day, and clear out the attic! OSHNA members pay $5, non-members pay $15 and receive a one year membership. All participation fees collected from the yard sale go to the betterment of the Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood. OSHNA’s Great Neighborhood Yard Sale Happens Rain or Shine. We will be unable to reimburse the fee for any reason. Happy Shopping! Sign up for yard sale… Read more“OSHNA’s Great Neighborhood Yard Sale”

It’s Election Time!

The elections for the 2019-2020 Board of Trustees will be held on October 22, 2019 at our General Meeting. The meeting will be held at Seminole Heights United Methodist Church located at 6111 N Central Ave. Doors open at 6:30 and meeting starts at 7. Nominations will be accepted beginning on July 25th through August 31st. This year 4 trustee positions open. Each position carries a 2 year term. In order to serve on the OSHNA board in any position, you must have been a member for 12 months. In order serve in the position of President, you must have served on the Board of Trustees for one year. Each nominee will need to complete this a Nominations form and submit it to the Elections Committee. The nominees will be presented to the membership in the September edition The Advisor. Committee Chair: Rich Yates For a nomination form and any questions Email: elections@oldseminoleheights.org