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2019 Sister's Kin-nect

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February 16, 2022

The third annual Just Girl Talk and the inaugural Sisters Kin-nect conferences, under the City of St. Petersburg’s My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper Initiative, got underway March 22 at the historic Coliseum.

2016 Men and Women of Distinction Awards

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April 20, 2021

The Gathering of Women, Inc. 2016 Men and Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony kicked off an amazing afternoon this past Sunday. The St. Petersburg Country Club, located at 2000 Country Club Way S, was filled with well-wishers who came out to support the achievements of some 18 honorees.

The inaugural Emerging Leaders class graduate

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April 20, 2021

The inaugural class of 2020 Emerging Leaders Fellows & Interns program (ELFI) walked across the proverbial stage this past Tuesday to celebrate their graduation from a rigorous six-month development process. The program’s architects said ELFI was designed to help millennials and others under age 40 to reach new heights of leadership and impact.

Local community leaders honored for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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April 20, 2021

In the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr., a group of community leaders in Pinellas County started this year off by being recognized for their work – and they’ve been encouraged to keep it up.

Sister Circle gathers to bless new SPC President Dr. Tonjua Williams

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April 20, 2021

Just one day after the board of St. Petersburg College (SPC) anointed her the seventh president of St. Petersburg College, Dr. Tonjua Williams was welcomed into an intimate celebration with a dozen and a half women who’d been her quiet prayer warriors for months, ever since Dr. Bill Law announced his resignation from the post in November of last year.

NFBPA honors local African American public administrators

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April 20, 2021

BBN is here to support, connect, and empower business moms by allowing you to work with other local moms who 'get it'. We get the struggle and we get the insane passion it takes to be a mom and a business woman at the same time! And we want to help you.

Bridging the ‘Downtown-Southside Divide’: OneCommunity, Localtopia Partner for Diversity

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April 20, 2021

The partnership was arranged by St. Petersburg’s Urban Affairs Director Nikki Gaskin-Capehart along with Olga Bof, Founder and Executive Director of Keep St. Pete Local, and Scantling in her capacity as Chairperson of the One Community Plan Business Network.

City celebrates south St. Pete youth

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April 20, 2021

The Kriseman administration gave themselves a huge pat on the back for making a difference with the youths in south St. Pete with their My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper (MBSK) initiative, which is going into its fourth year.