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BPW Working Women's Forum celebrates Business Women's Week

The BPW Working Women's Forum at the Kate Tiedemann College of Business at USF St. Petersburg recently celebrated National Business Women's Week. Three local women of influence spoke about their careers and achieving success. Pictured are St. Petersburg College president Dr. Tonjua Williams, Tampa Bay Times editorial writer Molly Moorhead and Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Community Engagement Manager Alizza Punzalan-Randle . The panel discussion was moderated by Cathy Unruh, WEDU show host, and author (far left).

Suncoast Voices for Children receives $11K donation from 100 Women Who Care

100 Women Who Care of Pinellas County recently presented Suncoast Voices for Children with a $11,700 donation. The mission of Suncoast Voices for Children is to provide for the physical, psychological, educational and social needs of abused, abandoned and neglected children in Pinellas and Pasco counties. 100 Women Who Care of Pinellas County is a philanthropic group that provides an avenue for women to join together to bring financial support to local, charitable organizations. Members commit to attending four meetings per year and pledge to donate $100 to an elected charity at each meeting. The next meeting is Tuesday at Cove Cay Golf Club (2612 Cove Cay Drive, near Largo) from 6-8 p.m.

CASA hosts Peace Breakfast

CASA recently hosted its 21st Annual CASA Peace Breakfast and recognized three individuals. A woman who triumphed over domestic violence (whose name has been withheld for privacy), Lissette Campos and James Kennedy were recognized for their initiative and roles in the movement to end domestic violence. The Pinellas County Commission and city of St. Petersburg issued proclamations announcing Oct. 12, 2017 as "CASA's Day of Peace."