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Greetings, Blue Star Families of Tampa!

As your Tampa Chapter Director, I would like to welcome you to your Blue Star Families community! My husband and I have proudly called Tampa home for seven years, and we are huge fans of everything the Tampa Bay area has to offer.

Blue Star Families ensures that wherever American military families go, they always feel connected, supported, and empowered to thrive in their communities. Through partnering with local organizations, creating engaging programs and resources, and sharing unique opportunities and events, I hope to help you and your family gain a sense of belonging here.

I encourage you to share ways that I can make you feel more welcome, enhance your participation at events, grow engagement on our Facebook page, lend a helping hand as a volunteer, and invite others to join us.

If you want to see a stronger presence of Blue Star Families in your area, remember: I can’t do it without you!

Very best,

Courtney Bilyeu
Tampa Chapter Director
[email protected]

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Blue Star Families Events

Current Research on Suicidality: VA Suicide Prevent. Series, Event 4, 9.23.20

Join Blue Star Families and the Rocky Mountain VA Health Care System’s Suicide Awareness Teams as we deliver education to help prevent veteran suicide. For September’s National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we’re hosting a special…

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Welcome to Utah: A National Park Event, UT, 9.30.20

Are you seeking recreation opportunities? Would you like to learn more about some of the best parks and outdoor recreation that Utah has to offer? Join us for this special virtual event with Utah’s Office…

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Welcome Week What’s Cooking in Tampa, Tampa, 10.01.2020

Come see what’s cooking in Tampa! Thursday, October 1st 7 PM ET Virtual! You’re invited to attend a virtual cooking event with Courtney Bilyeu, Blue Star Families’ Tampa Chapter Director, and Cask Social Kitchen, to…

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