As Donald Trump’s divisive rhetoric and backwards vision takes center stage at the GOP convention, Florida Democratic supporters and volunteers will host office openings throughout the state to join the campaign’s nationwide effort to register and commit to vote more than 3 million supporters. These offices will build upon Hillary Clinton’sContinue Reading

The legendary 1968 science fiction masterpiece “Planet of the Apes” will return to the big screen, crash landing in U.S. cinemas on July 24 and 27 as part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies’ (TCM) yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series. As part of this special presentation, TCM host BenContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is offering no-cost hepatitis testing 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 in recognition of World Hepatitis Day. Screening, educational materials, counseling and rapid testing for hepatitis C are available at two locations: Clearwater: 310 N. Myrtle Ave. St. Petersburg: 205Continue Reading

The families of junior enlisted military personnel and of wounded warriors of all ranks may save a bundle on back-to-school supplies by getting them free from Operation Homefront. The national nonprofit will distribute hundreds of backpacks and assorted school supplies to military families on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Grow FinancialContinue Reading

Today, Donald Trump announced his vice presidential running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence – the most extreme VP pick in a generation. Here are five things you need to know on Governor Pence’s record and why Donald Trump has doubled down on some of his most disturbing beliefs by choosing an incredibly divisiveContinue Reading

On August 11, 2016 Ken Scherdell, National Chaplain for CBMC, will be the speaker at the Marketplace Ambassador Luncheon.  Ken will be sharing his heart on the attribute of “Genuinely caring for others”. Please register now for your table sponsorship or ticket and consider whom the Lord would have you invite. “Therefore we areContinue Reading

This Thursday, July 14, Hillary for Florida will open the doors to new offices in Tallahassee and Tampa where grassroots organizers and volunteers will work to elect Hillary Clinton and Democrats up and down the ballot. In Tallahassee, Mayor Andrew Gillum and Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Allison Tant will meet with grassroots organizers and campaign supportersContinue Reading

Sponsors are being sought for the September 23 Brand New Day Gala, the fifth annual such event to support the University Area Community Development Corporation (CDC). This fifth annual gala will raise much-needed funds for the University Area CDC, which works to improve the economic, education and social levels ofContinue Reading

On Wednesday, July 6, the Florida Muslim community will celebrate the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan with communal prayers. [NOTE: Ramadan is the month on the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to sunset. Consult localContinue Reading

Florida Education Association (FEA) President Joanne McCall issued this statement today: “Donald Trump’s call to eradicate the Department of Education would have devastating consequences to our nation’s students — especially in Florida. From providing childcare subsidies to hardworking families-in-need to assisting more than half a million of Florida’s students eachContinue Reading

Several women’s health advocates in Florida also released the following statements on the Supreme Court ruling and reiterated their support for Hillary Clinton.   “Today, in a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court struck down Texas regulations on women’s clinics that provide the full range of health services including contraceptives and abortion.  TheContinue Reading

Smart City Networks will continue to be the official provider of digital communications services at Tampa Convention Center (TCC) meetings and events for the next two years. The contract extension calls for the nation’s leading events technology and telecommunications provider to leverage its expertise and advanced technologies to deliver clear, reliableContinue Reading

At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements. Conservation award winners are chosen from nominations made to the Federation’s board of directors basedContinue Reading

At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements.  Conservation award winners are chosen from nominations made to the Federation’s board of directors basedContinue Reading

At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements. The Federation’s annual selection of conservation award winners is one of the oldest in theContinue Reading