Building to be dedicated to late Mary Alice Dorsett, Tampa Citizen and Civil Rights Advocate
Hillsborough County Tax Collector Nancy C. Millan is hosting a grand re-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the 5000 Sq. ft expansion project at the Tax Collector’s North Tampa branch. The building will be dedicated to the late Mary Alice Dorsett, a Tampa citizen who was passionate advocate for the African American community.
What: Ribbon Cutting & Building Dedication Ceremony
When: Wednesday, November 29 at 8:00am
Where: North Tampa Branch, 3011 University Center Dr, Tampa FL
Who: Tax Collector Nancy C. Millan
Hillsborough County Commissioner Gwen Myers
James Ransom, The Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA)
Members of Mary Alice Dorsett’s family
Why: The grand re-opening ceremony celebrates the 5000 sq. ft service expansion. Hillsborough County Commissioner Gwen Myers and James Ransom from The Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA) will join the Tax Collector in rededicating the building to the late Mary Alice Dorsett. Members of Mary Alice Dorsett’s family will represent her at the rededication ceremony. The event will also include a tour of the new facility and a reception.
*Media are invited to attend the ceremony, interview guests and tour new facility*
Contact Debra Bellanti at 813.612.6721 BellantiD@hillstax.org for more information.
The newly expanded North Tampa facility offers more lobby seating, customer service stations, and written driving test stations.
“The new and improved office offers more space for our customers and team to accommodate the growing population in Hillsborough County as well as new and innovative service features such as self-service and virtual agent stations launching early next year,” said Tax Collector Nancy Millan.
“We are also honored to rededicate the building to the late Mary Alice Dorsett, a true champion for the people of Tampa. Dorsett was a civil rights advocate who worked tirelessly for the rights of African Americans, the poor, and the homeless. We are proud to dedicate this new and improved facility in her honor once again.”
For more information on the Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s office, please visit hillstax.org.