5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

TAMPA - Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

(1) Active school-shooting training

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office wants the public to know to not be worried if they see a lot of law enforcement vehicles at Fivay High School in Hudson on Wednesday.

Deputies will be conducting an active school-shooting training session at the school today.

The Sheriff's Office will begin the training with a classroom session at 8:00 a.m. followed by active shooter scenarios at 1:00 p.m.

Today's training is one of several active-shooter sessions that are taking place this summer for law enforcement officers.

For more information, visit pascosheriff.org .

(2) CareerSource Pasco Hernando grand opening

CareerSource Pasco County will hold a grand opening celebration on Wednesday for its new office location in Dade City.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will occur at 11:00 a.m.

The new office, which replaces the Zephyrhills locations, is located in the Dade City Business Center at 15000 Citrus Country Drive.

CareerSource helps jobseekers find employment through career fairs, a support center, reemployment assistance, a professional placement network, training, and access to a fax, phone and copy machine.

CareerSource Pasco Hernando also has locations in Brooksville, New Port Richey and Spring Hill.

For more information, visit careersourcepascohernando.com .

(3) There's a Special Need for Your Heart" campaign

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and Community Based Care agencies will launch the new "There's a Special Need for Your Heart" campaign on Wednesday.

The campaign's goal is to bring awareness about special needs children in foster care and encourage foster and adoptive parents to consider caring for a special needs child.

Currently there are more than 800 foster children diagnosed with a disability in Florida who are in need of a loving family.

The campaign will provide a resource guide for families about how to best care for a child diagnosed with a disability. DCF and agencies are also going to work together to develop a support network for foster and adoptive parents of special needs children.

The kickoff announcement of the campaign is occurring today at 10:00 a.m. at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater.

For more information, visit www.MyFLFamilies.com/SpecialHeart .

(4) Dave Matthews Band in concert

Grammy Award-winners Dave Matthews Band will perform in concert at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Wednesday.

The band formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991. They are known for their annual summer-long tours of the United States and Europe. The group usually performs in Tampa every summer.

The show tonight will be different from past shows. The band will play set lists spanning their entire career, alternating between electric and acoustic music.

Only a limited number of tickets remain for the concert. Ticket prices start at $52.85.

Tonight's concert begins at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call (813) 740-2446 or visit www.midfloridacreditunionamphitheatre.org.

To learn more about the Dave Matthews Band, visit the band's official website at www.davematthewsband.com .

(5) The Ultimate Bake Sale

Pizza Hut and Hershey are hosting the Ultimate Bake Sale on Wednesday.

The companies will turn all Pizza Hut restaurants across the country into bake sale shops to benefit World Food Programme, the world's humanitarian agency fighting hunger.

Pizza Hut will donate 10 percent of each cookie sold today, up to $50,000, to the agency. Hershey is pledging to match the total funds raised, up to $50,000.

The charity event is occurring as the two companies launch the Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie at Pizza Hut. The cookie is cut into eight slices and measures eight inches wide.

You can find your nearest Pizza Hut location by visiting order.pizzahut.com/site/locator .

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