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3rd Annual Ataxia Walk N’ Roll Event Planned

DARLENE HARRIS President, of Tampa Bay Ataxia Group   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   The Tampa Bay Ataxia Group (TBAG) had planned to host their “3rd Annual Walk n’ Roll To Cure Ataxia” event. Registration for the 3.1 mile Walk will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 8th, and the walk…

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Selena Ward Announces Candidacy For Hillsborough County School Board, District 5

SELENA WARD …Announces Candidacy For School Board Seat             Selena Ward is announcing her candidacy to seek a seat on the Hillsborough County School Board, District 5. The seat is currently held by Tamara Shamburger. Henry “Shake” Washington and Elvis Piggott have announced their intent to seek the seat as well.             Ward emphasizes her…

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Tampa Chapter Of The Links, Inc. To Host 5th Annual Golf Tourney At Rogers Park Golf Course

BIANCA TAYLOR-HEARD …Golf Tournament Chair   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer                     The Tampa Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will be hosting its annual fundraiser at historic Rogers Park Golf Course on March 14, 2020.                   This year’s tournament will be the 5th annual. The monies raised will support Tampa Chapter’s mentoring programs…

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Plans Set For Original N. B. Young Reunion; Registration Ends April 1st

B. Young’s football team in 1971.   From its opening in January 1964, until June of 1971, Nathan B. Young Junior High was the beloved educational and social hub for hundreds of Belmont Heights and Jackson Heights teens. The school was named in honor of Nathan B. Young, a Florida educator, who served as President…

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Veteran Journalist Starts Mental Health Support Group

JENISE GRIFFIN …Starts Mental Health Support Group   If you’ve spent time caring for a loved one diagnosed with a mental health condition and need a shoulder to lean on, help is on the way. A support group in eastern Hillsborough County called “Peace of Mind” has been formed by veteran journalist and mental health…

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The Greater Tampa Chapter Of Jack And Jill To Host First 5K Walk/Run

            Members of Greater Tampa Chapter Of Jack and Jill of America officers and members.   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer   In great news for the children of Tampa Bay, The Greater Tampa Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is holding its first 5K walk/run. Titled “Tutus and Tennis Shoes: Elevating…

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Elvis Piggott

Elvis Piggott Announces His Candidacy for Hillsborough County School Board, District 5

ELVIS PIGGOTT …Candidate, Hillsborough County School Board, District 5   Elvis Piggott announces his candidacy for the 2020 elections for Hillsborough County School Board, District 5, Nonpartisan.  He wants to serve as the voice for every child, and says he will be the change we need and the voice we deserve. Elvis Piggott began his…

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Celebrating Dr. King’s Weekend

Elice Saffold / Saxophonist Bernard (BK) Jackson               Last weekend two of Tampa’s young professionals had an opportunity to spend some time together, catching up on the latest happenings.             Renowned recording artist, Saxophonist Bernard (BK) Jackson, who was also a member with Prince band, performed at Tampa’s Black Heritage Festival. He and Brittany Elice Saffold are Blake High, Class…

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East Tampa Woman Is Contestant In ‘Miss Florida USA’ Pageant

ALEXIS GREEN   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Recently, a young East Tampa woman learned that she had been selected as a contestant for the “Miss Florida USA” Pageant. The pageant will be held in the fall. Ms. Alexis Green will be representing the city as Miss East Tampa USA. “I am participating…

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