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► Proforma, a Tampa-based printer and distributor of promotional products, along with partners at its leadership development event, assembled and packed 180 backpacks filled with school supplies worth more than $10,000. (Pictured above)

Tampa General Hospital promoted Steve Harris to senior vice president of payor and government affairs. 

► Katherine Frazier, a shareholder with Hill Ward Henderson, in Tampa, assumed the position as chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. 

Natasha Fines

►  Lady Fines Fashion Brand, curated by Tampa native Natasha Fines, launched a collection of adaptable clothing offering disability-inclusive apparel at Tampa Bay Fashion Week.

► GTE Financial received the Making a Difference Gold level Aetna Workplace Well-Being Award for the seventh consecutive year. 

► The Magdalene Center, at 15436 N Florida Ave, Tampa, contracted with Hive Outdoors for a custom-made 40-foot-long spray fountain and Daktronics for a 100-square-foot LED sign for tenant use. 

Ed Washington

Construction began on GoodVets’ newest Tampa veterinary clinic, GoodVets Fish Hawk, located at 5616 Circa Fishhawk Boulevard, in Tampa’s Fish Hawk suburb. 

► Ed Washington was named vice president of real estate at Port Tampa Bay. 

► Buddy Brew Coffee opened on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus on the ground floor of the Judy Genshaft Honors College, at 12260 USF Genshaft Dr., Tampa. 

Mayor Jane Castor designated August 19, 2023, as “Schifino Lee Day” in recognition of the agency’s 30th year in business.  

► Barnes & Noble plans to open a new location at 2428 W. Brandon Blvd., Brandon.  

The mayor of Tampa, Jane Castor, officially designated August 19, 2023, as “Schifino Lee Day” in recognition of the Tampa Bay advertising agency’s 30th year in business.  

Coke Florida of Tampa named Greg Park as vice president of transformation and innovation. 

► JW Marriott Tampa Water Street opened Beacon, a rooftop lounge on the hotel’s 27th floor. 

Pictured from left to right: Marty Mann, Steve Harris, Drew Graham, Russ Bailey, John Couris, Dr. Charles Lockwood, Dr. Ryan Wagoner, Kelly Cullen, Mark Runyon, Dr. Glenn Currier Leaders of Tampa General Hospital (TGH), Lifepoint Behavioral Health and USF Health were joined by board members and other key stakeholders to break ground on the TGH Behavioral Health Hospital.

► The University of South Florida’s Stavros Center received a $20,000 State Farm grant to support financial literacy programs. 

Leaders of Tampa General Hospital, Lifepoint Behavioral Health and USF Health were joined by elected officials, board members and others to break ground on the TGH Behavioral Health Hospital, a new four-story hospital in the heart of Tampa’s Medical and Research District. 

Ciminelli Real Estate Services of Florida named Stevens E. Tombrink as an associate director, out of the Tampa office. 

Chef Fabio Viviani opened Amendment XXI, a Prohibition-themed modern American restaurant, at 204 Westshore Plaza, Tampa.  

Lawrence J. “Larry” Dougherty joined the litigation practice group of Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns

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