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PSCU chief executive out to raise company's community profile

You know it's an important event when it draws Mayors Bob Buckhorn and Bill Foster plus Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan and other movers and shakers.

They all came to ChappellRoberts' Centro Ybor office Tuesday to welcome new PSCU Financial Services chief executive officer Mike Kelly. If you don't know, St. Petersburg-based PSCU provides financial services to credit unions and employs close to 900.

In brief remarks, Kelly promised to raise the company's community profile while being innovative. I like his attitude. …

A movement is under way to bring a USO service center to Tampa International Airport. Supporters hope to convince the USO board of governors that Tampa Bay deserves a place where the military and their family can find comfort. Go to www.projecttampa.org. …

Seen on a "paw print" bumper sticker: Who Rescued Who? …

When Florida A&M alumni arrive this weekend for Saturday's game against the University of South Florida, their chests will puff out a little bit more than usual. U.S. News & World Report named FAMU the nation's top publicly funded historically black college this week. …

Feast, an event scheduled for Friday at the Tampa Museum of Art, combines a three-course meal with the opportunity for audience members to finance and determine which of three artists will receive a microgrant between $500 and $575. The three artists will present and then the audience will vote. It's an art version of American Idol.

Go to feasttampabay.org to reserve a seat. …

Last month, I visited three different resorts, and now I know why they carry that title. Sooner or later, you have to resort to using your credit card.

That's all I'm saying.

PSCU chief executive out to raise company's community profile 09/14/11 [Last modified: Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:47am]
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