Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 11:47pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Pleasant dreams: sleep travel site gives high marks to Tampa airport

    Airlines

    TAMPA — Traveling might be considered closer to a nightmare than a dream for many. But that might be different for those who travel through Tampa International Airport. It was ranked the No. 3 overall best airport in North America by Sleeping in Airports, a travel site that tracks the best airports to catch some …

    Tampa International Airport was ranked as the No. 3 best overall airport by travel site Sleeping in Airports. | [Times file photo]
  2. Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment, deepening Uber rift

    Business

    SAN FRANCISCO — Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber.

    This  file photo shows a smartphone displaying the Lyft app.Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. [Associated Press, 2016]
  3. Check out what this former Buc has cooking in Buffalo

    Bucs

    Leonard Johnson is thrilled to extend his NFL career in Buffalo this season, but whenever his playing days are over, the former Bucs cornerback is ready for life after football.

    He's actually pretty excited.

    Buffalo Bills cornerback Leonard Johnson catches a pass during an NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
  4. Editorial: Arrests show construction licensing board's faults

    Editorials

    Ripping off consumers got a little harder in Pinellas County this week after teams of deputies launched a predawn operation and arrested unlicensed contractors. It was a needed crackdown on a problem that appears rampant in Pinellas because the agency charged with overseeing local contractors has no policing …

    Ripping off consumers got a little harder in Pinellas County this week after teams of deputies executed a predawn operation, arresting unlicensed contractors.
  5. Dade City teen arrested after authorities say he pulled fake gun on student

    Crime

    DADE CITY — A 14-year-old boy faces felony charges after he pulled a fake gun on a Pasco Middle School student near the school Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.