Welcome to the October 2012 issue of Largo Living, the City of Largo's eNewsletter. Do you know somebody who may be interested in this newsletter? to them so they can subscribe!
Largo Celebrates National Night Out
Tuesday, October 2 from 6-8pm
The City of Largo neighborhoods are encouraged to join the Largo Police Department in celebrating the 29th Annual National Night Out. This year's event will take place at two great locations: Target at Largo Mall, 10500 Ulmerton Road and Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive.
National Night Out is a free event designed to promote awareness, support and participation in anti-crime efforts. For more information please call (727)587-6740 ext.3154.
|Municipal General Elections 2012|
| Tuesday, November 6|
The 2012 City of Largo Municipal General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. The office subject to election is City Commission Seat 4 and there is one referendum question on the ballot.
For more information please visit Largo.com.
|Largo Community Clothes to Kids Drive|
Drop off by Tuesday, October 23
The City of Largo is participating in the Annual Clothes to Kids (CTK) Clothing Drive. There will be collection boxes located at City facilities to bring donations of new packages of children's underwear. CTK has specified the following sizes and preferences: Girls, sizes 4-16; Junior Girls, size 5 and up (bikini style); Boys, sizes 4-16 (boxers & briefs); Young Men size 30 and up (boxers).
For more information visit Largo.com.
Recycled Innovations Contest
| Enter by Sunday, October 28|
Can you get creative with trash? The Recycled Innovations Contest challenges participants of all ages join this online contest to construct useful items consisting of at least 75 percent discarded material. View cool prizes at LargoRecycles.com.
For more information please visit LargoRecycles.com.
|Don't be a Turkey... Go Green!|
Millions of Americans will deep-fry their turkeys this Thanksgiving, and while most swear it's the best turkey ever, cleaning up can be troublesome. RECYCLE IT!
The City of Largo is encouraging citizens to recycle vegetable oil waste, including used cooking oil from their turkey deep fryers. Here's how:
- Pour cooled fats, oil and grease into the original container, or can with a tight fitting lid.
- Bring your cooking oil to the Cooking Oil Collection Site located at: Starkey Recycling Center, 5165 Starkey Road, Largo.
- Remove cover of Cooking Oil Collection Tank, pour the cooking oil into the tank, replace cover.
- Bring your empty container home for future recycling.