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PACE began in 1985 with one Center in Jacksonville, Florida serving 10 girls. Today PACE includes 19 Centers throughout Florida that serve over 2,000 girls each year and PACE has changed the life trajectory of over 37,000 girls since its inception. PACE began as a community response to the realization that girls involved with the justice system were either being placed in programs designed for boys or placed further into the system for their own protection. There were no effective alternatives. Started by Vicki Burke and guided by the research-based recommendations which called for gender responsive programming, PACE created a new alternative to institutionalization or incarceration for girls.
PACE is now recognized as a national model for reducing recidivism and improving school success, employment and self-sufficiency amongst girls by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Children's Defense Fund, National Mental Health Association, National Council on Crime and Delinquency, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
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  Wine-O Bingo Time!!
It's time for another Wine-O Bingo night and the winery now has a new look!
You'll have a blast as you laugh the night away with fellow wine-o's.
Your $5 ticket, will include some different cheese, chocolate, grapes, and fresh baguettes with seasoned oil to munch on. All our wines will be available for purchase by the glass.
We have a limited number of Wine-O Bingo cards, so RSVP today before they run out!
What is Wine-O Bingo?
It's simply a wine themed version of bingo. So, rather than G, 32, we say W, Chardonnay! And when someone wins, we say WINE-O!! All winners will receive a prize too! The prizes vary from wine discounts, free merchandise and of course free bottles of wine. Arrive as strangers, leave as friends.
Due to the excessive laughing that happens, your face may hurt the next day.
We hope to see you there!
Thursday August
Wine-O Bingo will be played from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
You are more than welcome to arrive early as we will be open from
CLEARWATER, Fla. – (September 12, 2018) FrankCrum Staffing is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelby Medina to the role of Vice President. Shelby will direct the overall business strategy to increase offerings to both existing and new clients across the country. She will also oversee the design, development and execution of sales, recruiting and branch operations and will report to FrankCrum Staffing President, Haley Crum.
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA,-- Bizco Technologies is excited to be announced as the new preferred Managed Services Provider for RCS Pinellas.
Since partnering, Bizco has proudly hosted a successful Cottage Party for RCS, fundraising over $8,000 towards the RCS mission of feeding the hungry, helping families facing homelessness return to self-sufficiency, and empowering survivors of domestic violence in Pinellas County
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September 29th is National Coffee Day! And what better way to celebrate than a FREE cup of coffee?!

Nature's Food Patch will be giving out a free coffee from their Clearwater location and their NEW Dunedin location!

Click Here to see their September Calendar!
Exclusively for Clearwater Chamber Members, a special offer on 3D Interactive Tours by 3D Tour Florida, 3D is an amazing way to showcase your Venue, Property or Hospitality space. Set your business ahead of the competition and significantly increase bookings and interest. Contact Jonah with 3D Tour Florida today to find out how a 3D Tour can benefit you! 
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay brings a new level of excitement with a triple-launch coaster to open spring 2019.
An innovative experience, Tigris will catapult riders through an exhilarating array of looping twists with forward and backward motion, breath-taking drops, a 150-foot skyward surge, and an inverted heartline roll, all at more than 60 miles per hour.

Get ready to #TakeOnTigris!
Volunteer During The Time of Giving!
"The Florida Botanical Gardens needs your volunteer help - we are looking for people to help us during our "Holiday Lights in the Garden" event that begins on November 23rd and runs through December 30. We need 15-20 volunteers per night to help greet & direct guests, collect donations, or be our Gift Cart salesperson. Please go to our volunteer sign up page to select your dates:  HERE
CLEARWATER, Fla. Aug. 21, 2018 — Allegiant ( NASDAQ: ALGT ) today announces new nonstop service from its newest city Albany, New York to the Tampa Bay area via St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) beginning Dec. 12, 2018.

Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc. Makes the Inc 5000 List
Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc Ranks No. 3878 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 List – a 92% Growth Within the Last Three Years
NEW YORK, August 28, 2018 – Inc. magazine this week revealed that Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc. is No. 3878 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Join us for the Rock the Ribbon 5K, 10K and Kids Dash, presented by Advanced Urology Institute, on Saturday, September 15, to once again combine forces to raise support and awareness for prostate and breast cancer. Proceeds from this event will benefit the prostate and breast health programs at the not-for-profit hospitals of Morton Plant Mease and all money raised stays in our local community. Racers will start at Morton Plant Hospital, go over the Clearwater Memorial Causeway, and back to our famous post-race party. Learn more and register online at
On Thursday, September 27th , as part of our Innovation Labs program, we are hosting an open enrollment course about creative thinking and problem solving . This one-day course is a unique opportunity to help prepare attendees to turn workplace problems into innovative solutions, all with The Dali Museum (and Dali’s methods) as a backdrop. The cost is $275 for an all-day individual session (9am-5pm) including food, activities, gallery access and more (some discounts apply for non-profit and Dali Museum members). More information, including a link to purchase tickets can be found HERE
On Friday, September 28th , we are holding a breakfast discussion on an ever important topic of Diversity and Inclusion. The keynote speaker will be St. Petersburg’s Mayor Rick Kriseman , who will discuss his perspective on diversity and inclusion within organizations in our community. Check in starts at 7:30am for breakfast and networking, with the discussion from 8-9am. The event is FREE, and details can be found HERE
St. Petersburg, FL— On Monday, October 8th, Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County will celebrate the momentous occasion of its 500th home build groundbreaking for a local, qualified family. With every new construction, Habitat Pinellas creates homeownership opportunities for families with the help of the community volunteers, corporate donors, civic organizations and county officials.
Florida and Georgia Residents will receive up to 30% off their hotel stay by using the code FLARE6 during booking!

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