One Liners Pinellas
News announcements from the Pinellas area
►The Crafty Squirrel in downtown St. Pete launched a new menu, after opening its doors in September with a limited menu, featuring a wide variety of American fare including sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, loaded french fries and pizza.
► Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is now on the board of Protect My Car, a move that took place when Coral Gables-based private equity firm Dock Square Capital acquired a minority stake in the St. Petersburg company.
► Big Sea, a marketing firm headquartered in St. Petersburg, has earned “Marketer of the Year” honors from the Tampa Bay chapter of the American Marketing Association in two major categories: content marketing and digital marketing.
► KnowBe4, a cybersecurity firm in Clearwater, named Matthew McNulty its senior vice president of international sales.
► The St. Petersburg Free Clinic opened a second location in the Davis Bradley Community Involvement Center, 1735 Martin Luther King Jr. St. S., St. Petersburg.
►Northside Hospital named Valerie Powell-Stafford as its new chief executive officer.
► Commercial Partners Realty team member Erik Anderson represented Waters Edge Office Center in the sale of a 36,000-square-foot multi-tenant office building at 2963 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater.
► Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital was awarded a $5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to support existing efforts to improve health outcomes before, during and after pregnancy in select zip codes throughout Pinellas County.
► UDR, a Denver-area real estate investment trust, acquired Peridot Palms Apartments in St. Petersburg for $98.25 million.
►HCA Healthcare’s Largo Medical Center named Adam Rudd its new chief executive officer.
► RCS Pinellas earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to its nonprofit profile on GuideStar, an online source of information about nonprofit organizations.
► The Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Division of Inspector General received its third accreditation by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation.
► The Sea Tow Foundation appointed MarineMax Captain Keith Lake to the North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council.
►BJ’s Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJ) made a $50,000 donation, from its charitable foundation, to Feeding Tampa Bay, a local food bank, to celebrate its new location in Clearwater.
►Achieva Credit Union named Jeff Blake as chief people officer. Blake will lead Achieva’s human resources team in driving an employee culture that’s focused on collaboration and personal growth.
►Ruth Eckerd Hall received a $2.5 million gift from Philanthropists Nancy and David Bilheimer as part of the theater’s ongoing “Expanding the Experience” fundraising campaign, which will enable the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall to expand and secure its arts education programs. In recognition, the Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater, which is owned by the city but managed by Ruth Eckerd Hall, will be named for the Bilheimers.