BATTLE OF THE BANDS IS TOMMOROW!
Tomorrow night we will showcase and elevate local music talent, while raising funds for deserving charities. Come join us!
WHAT: St. Petersburg’s annual Battle of the Bands charitable fundraiser event
WHO: Hosted by Sunset Rotary and Green Bench Brewing, with sponsor support
WHEN: Saturday, November 8th
WHERE: Green Bench Brewing – 1133 Baum Avenue North, St. Petersburg (33705)
TICKETS: Still available for $8 each HERE
Hope to see all of you there!
At the Michael Caruso dinner, learning “How to Engage Someone in 15 Seconds”!
This week, in lieu of a meeting, the club will be attending an exciting event being put on by Rotary District 6950, featuring International Author and Rotarian Michael Caruso (with a special guest appearance by PDG John T. Capps). The theme of the evening will be “How to Engage Someone in 15 Seconds”, and members and event attendees will learn how to:
- Read people better and faster
- Execute “The Perfect Handshake”
- Deliver the 15 most powerful words
- Create real value for others in the first 15 seconds
The program promises to entertain, encourage and enlighten.
Have fun, gang!
Lots going on this week! Our Thursday meeting will be held at the Hilton and will be packed with all kinds of good stuff. We will hear from Julie Bostick of the St. Pete Free Clinic, have a quick club assembly for updates and club business, and close things out by tackling some tasks for our upcoming Battle of the Bands event!
Come one, come all…as we can use all hands on deck for this important meeting!
This Thursday, we will be having a social in North Straub Park for Movies in the Park! This week’s feature…Napoleon Dynamite! So, grab a blanket and a bottle of wine and come join us for a leisurely evening of big laughs and great company.
Music begins at 6 pm and the movie at dark. Food and drinks from some of Saturday Morning Market’s most popular vendors. Convenient parking available at Baywalk garage or in the Pier parking lots. Free bicycle valet parking provided by the St. Petersburg Bike Co-Op. Movies are free; pay-what-you-can donation appreciated.
Our fall fundraiser is just a few weeks away! Sunset Rotary presents Battle of the Bands, a super fun event where six local bands will go head to head, battling it out for the $1000 top prize! A crowd text vote will determine the winners. So come out and support your favorite local band!
Killer local brews will be poured in the Green Bench Tasting Room. We will be raffling off baskets, a chance to have your tab paid for, and a chance to have a short run beer named after you. And, some neighborhood restaurants will be there with things to nosh.
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Proceeds from Battle of the Bands will benefit the Sunset Rotary Foundation. The Sunset Rotary Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created by the Rotary Club of St. Petersburg Sunset to raise money for grants and donations to charities and to support local, national and international service projects.
Last night, the club had a great time packing up Halloween goodie bags for the children staying at the Rotary House and St. Pete Free Clinic Family Residence!
Today, Club President, Alex, and Board Member, Nick, accepted an award on behalf of the Sunset Club, as a part of the St. Pete 6 (+1) received the 2014 Organizational Award for our continued work and support of the St. Petersburg Free Clinic’s Rotary House.
Kudos to all the St. Pete Clubs!
This Thursday we will be at the Hilton with Tiffany Chenneville, Ph.D., who will be sharing with us about her work with All Children’s and USF on pediatric AIDS.
Dr. Chenneville is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department at USFSP. Her primary program of research is in the area of pediatric HIV, specifically with regard to issues of law, policy, and ethics. She is particularly interested in decisional capacity, HIV criminalization, and the confidentiality versus duty to protect dilemma facing mental health professionals who treat clients with HIV. In addition, Dr. Chenneville is working on projects related to global research ethics as part of larger global health initiatives and has conducted training in this area in India.
Talk about making a difference…come check it out!
This week we will be having Thursday Happy Hour at Hops & Props, at the base of the St. Pete Pier. Come join us and enjoy the outside patio with views of the Vinoy harbor and municipal marina and $2 OFF craft beers from 5-7pm. Four legged friends are welcome!