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Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions Forum on Political Ads

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 6:00PM to 8:15PM

Location: SPC’s Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. No. in Seminole

With the primaries over, candidates are gearing up for the fall election season. This means that, until Nov. 4, voters can expect to experience a barrage of negative political advertising almost everywhere they turn. Do these attack ads work? Is negative campaigning an effective political strategy? A distinguished panel headed by renowned University of South Florida political analyst Dr. Susan MacManus will address these and related questions at an upcoming dinner forum.  Advance registration is required at solutions.spcollege.edu.

Category: Business Events

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NHS’ FREE Foreclosure Intervention Workshops

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Location: Neighborhood Home Solutions, 1600 Dr. MLK St. So. in St. Pete

Price: Free

Seating is limited. Call 727-821-6897 or email admin@nhsfl.org to reserve your seat.

Category: General

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2020 Plan Pre-Launch Community Leader Invitational

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: PTEC, 901 34th St. So. in St. Pete

The 2020 Plan Task Force will welcome 200 key leaders whose support is needed to achieve the top goals of the 2020 Plan, which are to increase employment by 5,000 and reduce the poverty rate in South St. Petersburg by 30% by the 2020 Census.   This is open to leaders who are alraedy working toward these goals (including citizens).  RSVP's are strongly encouraged, reachout@powerbrokermagazine.com

Category: Civic Events

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Wednesday Night Prime

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Cheap, 309 S.Howard Ave. in Tampa

Contact: website: www.cheapinsoho.com

Join the weekly happy hour for professionals.

Category: Entertainment Events

QuickBooks Online & Beyond

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Ave. No. in St. Pete

Contact: website: www.stpetegreenhouse.com

Presented by SCORE.   Learn the benefits of Cloud Accounting and other Apps.  This is an informational workshop.

Category: Business Events

Columbus Drive Corridor Redesign Open House

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Location: Academy Prep Center of Tampa, 1407 E. Columbus Dr. in Tampa

Contact: Gena Torres | phone: 813-273-3774 ext. 357 | email: torresg@plancom.org | website: www.planhillsborough.org

Come and provide feedback on the findings and potential improvements to Columbus Drive and 17/18/19th Streets. Your input is needed to help us develop the study recommendations.

Category: Civic Events

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8th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Benefit

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 7:30PM to 10:00PM

Location: Tampa Improv in Ybor City

Price: $20 in advance/$25 at the door

Contact: website: www.stpeteymca.org

The show will feature six great comedians this year, including Dean Napolitano, Tim Pulnik, Steve Netta, John Jacobs, Tony Gaud and Chris Matson. Half of all proceeds raised from the event will go to the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg through local 501c3 Cure on Wheels.

Category: Health Events

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BPW Membership Meeting

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 11:30AM to 1:00PM

Location: 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House, 400 Beach Dr. in St. Pete

The speaker will be Laura Boehner, Partner, Southern Strategy Group.  Their team of lobbyists can open doors to ensure your message is heard by the right people in government.  Laura previously served as the chief lobbyist for the City of St. Petersburg.  RSVP at http://new.bpwstpetepinellas.

Category: Business Events

Ribbon cutting and Dedication of the Clarence Fort Freedom Trail

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 2:30PM to 3:30PM

Location: 3803 E. Osborne Ave. in Tampa

Please join Mayor Bob Buckhorn & community leaders for this ribbon cutting and dedication.

Category: General

Launch Web-site & Networking Event

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: United States

Price: Free

Contact: Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce,Inc. | Jarvis Karim El-Amin | phone: 8137876652 | email: selladt@aol.com | website: www.Mytampabaybcc.org

Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce is Launching it's New Web-Site and Networking to help it's members grow their Business. This Event is in Partnership with WTMP and New Life York Insurance. RSVP Go to Eventbrite or Text me @ 813-787-6652

Category: Business Events

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Community Law Program Children's Champions Dinner

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: St. Petersburg Yacht Club

Price: Individual tickets are $75.00, and sponsorship levels start at $250

Contact: Kimberly Rodgers | phone: (727) 582-7295 | email: krodgers@lawprogram.org

CLP is hosting this dinner to raise money and awareness about its Transitioning Dependent Youth Project. This project is designed to assist teens involved in the dependency process (particularly those in foster care) who are about to age out of the system and then must fend for themselves.

Category: General

September General Membership Meeting/Forum of the Hillsborough County Branch NAACP

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Location: Mt. Pleasant MB Church, 2002 N. Rome Ave. St. in Tampa

Contact: website: www.hillsboroughnaacp.org

The Branch will hold Election of the Nominating Committee, who will consist of 5 persons that will interview candidates interested in becoming officers and members-at-large of the Branch.  The Branch Election will be held on November18th at the Branch Office.   This is a public meeting for the membership of the branch and those interested in getting involved with any of the Branch activities or have other issues of concern are welcome to attend.   There will be a special presentation by Mrs. Mary Ellen Elia, Superintendent of Hillsborough Public School District. She will cover: The status of the education of our children in Hillsborough County; You will receive current information on FCAT (Science), Common Core, African American History, and more; You can express your concerns on your expectations for your children's education.

Category: Civic Events

Annual Breast Cancer Awareness 3 Mile Walk/Run

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 7:30AM to 12:00PM

Location: University Area Community Center, 14013 N 22nd St. in Tampa

Contact: phone: 813-471-3745 | email: Tampabay@sistersnetworkinc.org | website: www.sistersnetworktampa.org

Sisters Network Tampa Bay will partner with University Area Community Development Center for our 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kick-Off Celebration which will include a 3 Mile walk/run.  There will be breast health resources, healthcare providers and vendors of all types on hand. Sisters Network Tampa Bay will partner with University Area Community Development Center for our 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kick-Off Celebration which will include a 3 Mile walk/run.  There will be breast health resources, healthcare providers and vendors of all types on hand.

Category: General

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Save the Date - Restoring Hope for Youth and Communities

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Location: Marriott Hotel

Contact: phone: 727-564-1389 | website: www.kingdomrestoration.info

The keynote speaker will be National Championship and Super Bowl Winner, Michael Clayton.

Category: General

DJJ Circuit 6 Faith Network "Restoring Hope" Summit

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Location: Marriott Hotel, 12600 Roosevelt Blvd. in St. Pete

Price: $20.00

Contact: Kingdom Restoration, Inc. | Pastor Shurrea Daniels | phone: (727) 564-1389 or (727) 323-6601 | email: krestministry@yahoo.com | website: http://www.kingdomrestoration.info/Events.html

The goal of this event is to increase awareness of DJJ’s reform efforts and to link faith and community agencies with partnerships and resources to support their outreach to at-risk youth. National Championship and Super Bowl Winner Michael Clayton will be the Keynote Speaker and will be available for signing his new book, “Chasing My Rookie Year“. Breakout sessions/workshops will include: Prevention Initiatives; Mentoring; Civil Citation; Increasing Parental Engagement; and Youth Transitioning from Foster Care to Success. Other activities for the day will be a youth panel, youth entertainment, vendor displays and valuable networking opportunities.

Category: Faith Community Events

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YMCA Grand Opening Celebration

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Location: 8495 Bryan Dairy Rd. in Largo

Contact: phone: (727) 394-9622 | website: http://www.stpeteymca.org

Category: General

Jeff Klinkenburg at the Main Library

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. No. in St. Pete

Contact: phone: 727-893-7724 | website: www.splibraries.org

The Friends of the Main Library are kicking off their program season with an author talk featuring local Florida wildlife author, Jeff Klinkenburg.  Klinkenburg, who also writes about life in Florida, will discuss his books and be available for a book signing.   Jeff Klinkenburg's books reflect his passion about Florida wildlife. The latest of his works, Alligators in B-Flat, published by University Press of Florida, is a collection of favorite Times columns. Other anthologies, Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators, Seasons of Real Florida and Dispatches from the Land of Flowers, have been bestsellers.

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Kennedy King Dinner & Rally

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Hilton, 211 Tampa St. in Tampa

Price: $100pp/$750 for a table of 10

Contact: website: www.hillsboroughcountydemocrats.org

Please join the Hillsborough County Democratic Executive Committee for the biggest event of the year! It’s going to be a great night to be a Democrat! Meet and greet the candidates for November 2014.  Hors D'oeuvres, Cash Bar and Dinner.  Click here to learn more.

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3rd Annual Eat Rich Play Dirty

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: Morean Arts Center in St. Pete

Contact: phone: 727-822-7872

This experience will ignite your senses through art, food and drink. 

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Sigma Beta Club Mentor Program Informational Meeting

Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 6:35PM to 7:30PM

Location: Seminole Heights Library, 2312 W. Union St. in Tampa

Contact: Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.-Tampa Alumni Chapter | Michael Dove | phone: 813-482-8568 | email: mdove@pscu.com | website: www.thecrescentfoundation.org

Calling all young males from ages 13-18. You're invited to join the Tampa Bay Area Sigma Beta Club Mentor program. I AM MY BROTHER'S KEEPER! #PBS100

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