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St. Pete’s anti-poverty effort gets high profile director

February 10, 2016 - The next leg in a five-year push to reduce poverty in St. Petersburg will be led by a well-known businesswoman.

Cory Adler, director of development at the Morean Arts Center, will become executive director of the 2020 Task Force. Read more at bizjournals.com.

Category: General

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Beyoncé’s Super Bowl performance brought the mood of Black America center stage

Feb. Beyonce and Bruno Mars were a sight to behold at the Super Bowl50 halftime performance. Did you ever think you’d see so much blackness, or so many Black Panthers in Afros at a halftime show? Or any Black Panthers in Afros at a halftime show? MaybeBeyoncé has tapped into something here, opening up some space for other artists to bring politics into pop culture and to make more of today’smusic more relevant, reflective of and responsive to the realities in which we live. Read more at theroot.com.

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Yikes! Chelsea Clinton accidentally calls Bernie ‘President Sanders’ on campaign trail

Feb. 8, 2016 - Chelsea Clinton was campaigning for her mom, Hillary Clinton, when she accidentally referred to rival Bernie Sanders as ‘President Sanders.’

Chelsea Clinton was in Minnesota on Wednesday when she made the verbal slip. She was speaking about gun control and talked about the need to take away legal immunity for gun manufacturers, noting that “President Sanders” had once voted for protection for gun manufacturers.

“I hope not ‘President’ Sanders!’” she quickly added as soon as she realized what she had said. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Events

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Ken Welch for County Commission Campaign Kickoff

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Location: Hangar Restaurant, 540 1st St. SE in St. Pete

Contact: phone: 727-490-9266

Please join special guest Congresswoman Kathy Castor and our host committee in support of Commissioner Ken Welch. Proven Leadership for Pinellas!

Host Committee (in formation):
Governor Charlie Crist
The Hon. Alex Sink
Secretary Frank Peterman
Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Rick Kriseman
Mayor Sam Henderson
Commissioner Bob Stewart
Mayor Bill Foster
Councilmember Charlie Gerdes
Councilmember Darden Rice
Councilmember Karl Nurse
Councilmember Lisa Wheeler Brown
Councilmember Steve Kornell
The Hon. Rene Flowers
Rev. Dr. John A. Evans
Jeff Copeland
Martha Lenderman
Scott Wagman
Craig Sher
Pastor Clarence Williams
Pastor Kenny Irby
Bob Devin Jones
Gwendolyn Reese
Ray Neri
Ben Diamond
Watson Haynes
Johnny Bardine, Esq.

Please RSVP or send regrets to info@KenWelch.com.

Category: Civic Events

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Cultural Competency in the Working Environment

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Location: HCC Collaboration Studio (HCS) Rm. 117, 1602 N. 15th St. in Tampa

Cultural Competencies focuses on giving you the tools to help develop and maintain the skills needed to build and secure successful cultural competency in any professional environment.  After this course, you will be able to maintain an effective worldview and be a  skilled leader for  your team.  Managing diverse teams and navigating business in the current evolving culturally diverse communities are necessary skills.  Click here to learn more.

 

Category: Business Events

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Superfriends Promotions presents Old School Happy Hour

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Location: Sylvia's St. Pete Restaurant, 642 22nd Street S. in St. Pete

Contact: website: http://sylviasstpete.com/

No cover, $4 Hennessey & Ciroc, 2/4/1 Wines & Wells

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