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On the Scene: Habitat for Humanity CEO Build Kickoff Reception (PHOTOS)

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco kicked off its second annual CEO Build with participating chief executive officers and VIP guests at Neiman Marcus, in Tampa.  Fifty-five business leaders signed up to participate in this year’s event.  The build was led by honorary chairs Bill Brand, CEO of Rue21 and Habitat for Humanity

On the Scene: The Dalí’s ‘The Shape of Dreams’ (PHOTOS)

The Shape of Dreams exhibit is nearing the end of its run at The Dalí Museum, in St. Petersburg.  The exhibit explores 500 years of dream-inspired paintings from the 16th to 20th century, demonstrating how artists, throughout time, have depicted a profound yet universal phenomenon of the human experience — a dream.  It features a

On the Scene: Synapse Summit 2023 (PHOTOS)

Synapse Florida held its sixth annual Synapse Summit, on Feb. 14, inviting over 6,000 attendees, 800 investors and venture capitalists, 300 exhibitors and 150 speakers to connect and engage through innovation.   The Summit, held at Amalie Arena, in Tampa, featured more than 40 sessions including impactful keynotes from Ally Love, a global ambassador with

On the Scene: Toast Tampa (PHOTOS)

The inaugural Toast Tampa, an all-inclusive two-night wine experience benefiting Quest, was held at The Tampa Club. [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”24413,24412,24411,24410,24409,24408,24407,24406″]

On the Scene: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Indian Advisory Council Awards Banquet (PHOTOS)

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Indian Advisory Council Awards Banquet had its annual event.  Kuleen Shah was the event chair and raised more than $30,000 in sponsorships and advertisements. Shah was recognized and was awarded the Community Service Award at the event.  [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”23396,23395,23394,23393″]

On the Scene: Leadership Tampa Bay’s Holiday Party 2022

Leadership Tampa Bay held its annual holiday party at the CI Group, in Tampa.  [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”22607,22606,22605,22604,22603″]

On the Scene: Chi Chi Rodriguez Western Wonderland (PHOTOS)

Bob and Debbie Basham and Tom and Mary James hosted a night at The James Museum to benefit the Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation.  There was a live and silent auction, and a fireside chat with Neil and Mindy Grossman.   [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”22543,22542,22541,22540,22539,22538″]

On the Scene: ReliaQuest DeBartolo Contract Signing Party (PHOTOS)

The ReliaQuest Bowl held its 2022-2023 DeBartolo Contract Signing Party at Raymond James Stadium, in Tampa.   [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”22522,22521,22520,22519,22518″]

On the Scene: American Cancer Society’s 2022 Tampa Cattle Baron’s Ball (PHOTOS)

The American Cancer Society held its 25th annual Cattle Baron’s Ball, at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC, in Tampa. This year ACS raised $760,000 at the fundraising event.  [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”22077,22076,22075,22074,22073,22072″]

On the Scene: Children’s Dream Fund Celebrates 40th Year (PHOTOS)

The Children’s Dream Fund hosted 400 guests at their signature event, Dreaming Like It’s 1981. Guests, including dream children and their families, were encouraged to dress in their favorite 1980s styles for this “rad” throwback party, held at Armature Works, in Tampa.  The event’s 80’s theme was a nod to the year Children’s Dream Fund

On the Scene: Leadership Tampa Bay’s 2023 class Kick Off (PHOTOS)

Leadership Tampa Bay celebrated the kick-off of its 2023 class year at the Centre Club, in Tampa.  [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto” height=”300″ images=”21851,21850,21849,21848,21847,21846,21845,21844″]

On the Scene: Academy Prep’s 17th Annual Grand Oak Classic

Academy Prep Center, of Tampa, held its 17th Annual Grand Oak Classic dinner and tournament, presented by the Hyer Family.   This year, the Grand Oak Classic raised over $490,000 in support of our Student Scholarship Fund – as well as raising an additional $400,000 to fully fund the Sullivan Family Endowed Scholarship Fund.  [image_slider_no_space