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Pinellas County Joint Public Hearing

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: Development Review Services 440 Court Street 1st Floor, Clearwater FL 33756

Pinellas County and the City of Largo invite you to attend a joint public hearing to be held on housing and community development needs and on the FY 2015-2016 program performance for the Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnerships, and Emergency Solutions Grant programs. If for some reason you can't attend please email your comments or concerns to No later than January 27, 2017. 

Category: Civic Events


ePals Presents The Power of Affective Story Telling

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Location: PALS 17 Davis Blvd, Suite 403, Tampa FL 33606

We live in a “Tell Your Story” culture, and advocacy is a field based on personal experiences and stories. But what does storytelling really look like? How much are you doing this in your advocacy work? And how effectively are you doing it? In this webinar, you will explore the elements that make a good story and why storytelling is a uniquely powerful tool when it comes to motivating your audiences and advancing your cause. You will also learn how to communicate in “story packages” – combining a compelling story, a great piece of data, and a clear call to action. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hone your storytelling skills, and learn how to build a storytelling culture within your organization! Limited seating Register Now!

Category: Civic Events


Coffee with Senator Latvala

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 8:00AM to 9:30AM

Location: 140 7th Ave. S. Room LPH 123 in St.Pete

Chamber members are invited to join State Senator Jack Latvala for coffee on January 19th at the newly built USFSP Kate Tiedemann College of Business. Coffee Chats, sponsored by Tucker Hall, are exclusive opportunities for Chamber members and elected officials to have an informal conversation at a local Chamber business. Register here.

Category: Civic Events


Free Speech Suppression to be Debated at SPC Forum

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:15PM

Location: SPC Seminole Campus Conference Center 9200 113th Street North, Seminole FL 33772

Contact: phone: 727-394-6942

The free-speech-suppression movement is a 180-degree shift from the college protest scene of the 1960s. In their day, members of the Baby Boom generation staged mass rallies to protest free-speech suppression. Today’s Millennial generation stages mass rallies to block fellow students and faculty members from expressing views they find offensive. Click here for more information.


Category: Civic Events


HPWA Monthly Networking Event

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: Tampa Club 101 E. Kennedy Blvd #4200, Tampa FL 33602

Join HPWA for an evening of inspiration, motivation and connecting with the amazing professional women that make HPWA a wonderful family. Register Now!


Category: Business Events


Evident Impact: Inclusion in Media, Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6:30PM to 9:00PM

Location: Nielsen 501 Brooker Creek Blvd. Suite 200, Oldsmar FL 34677

Evident Impact: Inclusion in Media, Arts & Entertainment will highlight featured guests in each of these sectors who amplify the voices of historically marginalized communities and help tell the stories that sometimes get left behind. Join us to explore how we can all work together to ensure no stories are left untold. Register here.

Category: Civic Events


Anyan Devery Music & StoryTelling

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 8:00PM to 10:00PM

Location: The Studio @620, 620 1st Avenue South, St. Petersburg FL 33701

Price: $10 Admission

Contact: phone: 727-895-6620

Anyan Dévery would like to invite you to an exclusive live recording of their original music. Get ready for a great night of music, storytelling, and laughter! Anyan Dévery (pronounced “any and every”), is short for anything, everything, anyone, and everyone. Their style ranges from alternative rock to funk to jazz fusion with influences including Snarky Puppy, Radiohead, & Jacob Collier. Click here for more information. 

Category: Entertainment Events


The Comedy Get Down Tour

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 12:00PM to 2:00AM

Location: 401 Channelside Dr. in Tampa

Featuring Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez & Charlie Murphy. Read more here.

Category: Entertainment Events


The People's Inauguration

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Location: Williams Park 330 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg FL 33701

We need to stand up. The Declaration of Independence declares us to be a people’s democracy. On January 20th, the President Elect will be sworn into office. A President Elect who has stated intentions to suppress our democracy and subvert the people’s will. 

Category: Civic Events


Burger Bash in Da Burg Rally

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Port St. Pete 250 8th Avenue SE, St. Petersburg FL 33701

Come out and enjoy Mouth-Watering Burgers, Great Live Music and Ice Cold Beer as Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association presents BURGER BASH in DA BURG Food Truck Rally! FREE Admission and Parking! Beer, Wine and Sangria for Purchase! Inside and Outside WATERFRONT seating FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! 

Category: Entertainment Events


Women's March on Washington

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 7:00AM to 2:00PM

Location: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20037

This is a HUMAN RIGHTS MARCH. March from Lincoln Memorial to White House to show our strength, power and courage and demonstrate our disapproval of the new president and his values in a peaceful march. All are welcome. This event is inclusive of all and specifically centers around those who need this support the most: people of color, immigrants, Muslims, the LGBT community, disabled citizens, trans people, and of course women. We are child friendly. Let's do this right. Invite your friends, family and co-workers. Spread the word! Let the world know we stand together!

Category: Civic Events


Community Forum Preparing Students for Life 101

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Location: Learey Technical Center 5410 N. 20th Street, Tampa FL 33610

Join Hillsborough County Public schools in learning about resources that will assist in preparing your student for life! Also hear from district leaders. For more information contact Michelle Loango (813) 231-1929 or Ross Anderson (813) 273-7074. 

Category: Civic Events


Tampa Bay Black Heritage 2-Day Music Festival

From: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00AM
To: Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 8:00PM

Location: Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N. Ashley Dr. Tampa FL 33602

The 2-day weekend of events is the heart and soul of the Tampa Bay area communities. The Music Fest not only features music from national artists and showcases local and regional entertainment, but also includes an array of health and wellness, educational and cultural activities, displays, vendors, and themes highlighting the riches of the African American Diaspora. Click here for event schedule and tickets.

Category: Entertainment Events


Learn How to Build Wealth

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Location: Hilton Garden Inn 4312 Avion Park Dr, Tampa FL 33607

When was the last time you did anything for an hour and a half that completely changed your life? Every Member of PFP is a partner in our ventures, and therefore earns as a partner. Members receive higher than average interest earnings, opportunities for equity ownership in properties, projects and businesses, and long-term wealth building. RSVP today to reserve your FREE seat here.

Category: Business Events


First Professional Development Workshop 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Location: Hanaq Prana Yoga Studio 10323 Cross Creek Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647

Price: Non Members $75 No tickets will be sold at the door

Members: No COST Non-Members $75 if Pre-registration No tickets will be sold at the Door Visualize your Futuro-Professional Development Workshop Hanaq Prana Yoga Studios. Register now!

Category: Business Events


Diamonds in Diversity

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 7:30PM to 10:30PM

Location: Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront 333 1st Street South, St. Petersburg FL 33701

Diamonds in Diversity, originally called The Diamonds Award Gala, began with a sold out event three years ago. To celebrate the LGBTA Best in Business and Community, we are anticipating 325 civic and community business leaders in attendance for 2017. This year Diamonds in Diversity will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Hilton Bayfront St. Petersburg hotel. VIP Reception for sponsors begins at 6:30 p.m. General admission opens at 7:30 p.m. and the party goes on until 10:30 p.m. Register now!

Category: Entertainment Events


Healthy St. Pete Community Fitness Challenge

Monday, January 23, 2017 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM

This fun and exciting program will bring the community together to encourage everyone to be more active and make healthier nutritional choices! Whether you are a fitness novice or fitness enthusiast, this challenge will have something for you! Partnering with SmithBuilt Fitness to provide the latest fitness workouts and wellness information to help you meet your health goals. All fitness and nutrition information is available free. Sign Up Now!

Category: Health Events


SPC Respiratory Care Program Information Session

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Location: St. Petersburg College Health Education Campus 7200 66th St. North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Discover how Respiratory Care can breathe life into your career. This series of short workshops is designed to introduce students to the high demand field of Respiratory Care. Learn more here.

Category: Health Events


St.Petersburg Chamber 118th Annual Meeting

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Location: Mahaffey Theater 400 1st Street S. St. Pete Fl, 33712

The Annual Meeting is a celebration of the accomplishments of the past year, recognition of community leaders and a discussion of the vision for the future of the Chamber and our community. The Chamber Member of the Year will be named and the gavel will be passed from the outgoing Board of Governor's Chair to the incoming Board Chair. Read more here.

Category: Entertainment Events


Nonprofit Website:Best Practices

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 8:30AM to 12:30PM

Location: 1401 N. Westshore Blvd. Suite 101 in Tampa

Contact: phone: (813) 287-8779 | email:

Learn the proven best practices for websites that will make your site more effective at raising awareness and engagement with donors, volunteers, and more. Read more here.

Category: Business Events

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