Sunset This Week: MARCIE BIDDLEMAN and COURTNEY COVINGTON of the Juvenile Welfare Board // Thursday 6pm @Hilton Bayfront

Special Guests: MARCIE BIDDLEMAN and COURTNEY COVINGTON of the Juvenile Welfare Board, speaking for their Family Services Initiative.

507490421_640The Family Services Initiative (FSI) is a collaboration among four partner agencies: Juvenile Welfare Board (JWB); 211 Tampa Bay Cares; Central Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN); and Personal Enrichment for Mental Health (PEMHS)

This initiative extends beyond these major partners to include many service providers in the community and the Pinellas County School system. The initiative is about prevention and providing families the right service, at the right time, for the right need. The initiative provides supports and wrap-around services to meet families’ basic needs and help empower them to become self-sufficient.

October 1st is a Regular Meeting of the Rotary Club of Saint Petersburg Sunset. Members and their guests, and anyone interested in Rotary or our Club, are welcome.

Sunset This Week: CINDY SIRIWONG, Co-Founder TakeOutButton // Thursday 6pm@Hilton Bayfront

478Cindy Siriwong is a co-founder of Takeout Button, which helps small to medium size restaurants and eateries with selling food online using the company’s proprietary online ordering technology.
Cindy’s entrepreneurial spirit had its genesis with her achievements as a Ph.D. in Computer Science and early successes as a researcher in the information and communications technology industry. Cindy also previously co-founded a health-care centered tele-service company which won an International SME Award from InfoDev Global in 2011.

Check-in and Socializing starts at 6pm; meeting starts at 6:15 and ends at 7:30.wp5ce10406_06

Service This Week: Pack-A-Sack for Kids @St Pete Free Clinic, Sat 9am-1pm


Our Service Project was cancelled at the last minute due to a staff emergency at the Clinic. Follow us to see when we’ll meet again.


Come out on Saturday, September 12th 9am-1pm to the St Pete Free Clinic (863 3rd Ave N St. Petersburg, FL 33701) to pack meals with the Pack-A-Sack Program. This program provides sacks of food to school children on Friday afternoons who would otherwise go hungry until returning to school on Monday.

REQUEST: SOCKS! A counselor at one of the schools has requested donations of socks for students from pre-K through 5th grade. If you are able to bring a pair or two with you on Saturday, please do! If you can’t make it on Saturday, please consider bringing a sock donation to the meeting on Thursday.

PARKING: Parking lot on the east side of the building. The front entrance should be open.

BRING WATER! We will be working in the warehouse, and it will be warm – dress accordingly.

Sunset This Week: FRAN SNYDER

281210-2Our Special Guest this Thursday evening is FRAN SNYDERFounder of Concerts in Your Home, The Listening Room Festival and Office Concerts.

281261-2Engage this nomadic, genre-defying singer-songwriter and fellow ‘Burger on a mission to change the industry of music. The typical dreams of getting signed, getting famous, getting rich simply aren’t motivating enough. Fran wants to change things. He wants music to connect people in ways much deeper than having everyone sing the same song.

All Club Members and their guests, visiting Rotarians, and anyone interested in our Club or Rotary, are welcome.

Sunset This Week: Club Working Meeting @Hilton Bayfront 6pm

This is a meeting for all Club members.  Guests are welcome to see how we make our club work.

  • 6pm Pledge of Allegiance
    • Introductions
    • Announcements
  • 6:15 Two separate meetings start at 6:15
    • Session A: Sunset Rotary Foundation Board
      • Attendees: SuRF Board and Interested Rotarians
    • Session B: Club Public Relations
      • Attendees: Orlando (Lead) + Jenna (District PR), Kelly (Web), Alex (IPP) and Interested Members
        • Objectives: Facebook Strategy and procedures; Web Page Strategy and procedures; Press Release Strategy
  • 6:45 Break
  • 7:00 Two separate meetings again:
    • Session A: SuRF (Continued)
    • Session B: Club Administration: Orlando (Lead) + Krystal (Secretary), Adam (Web), Kelly (Web), Alex (IPP) and Interested Rotarians
      • Objectives: Common logon/password list; DACdb + scrub; GroupMe scrub; Club communications strategy and procedures
  • 7:30 Session Out-Briefs to the Club
  • 7:35 Four-Way Test