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      Bay Area Women's Empowerment Expo in Saint Petersburg

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      October 19, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      901 34th Street S
      Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711

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      Bay Area Women's Empowerment Expo

      The Youth Development Foundation of Pinellas County, Inc. in partnership with the Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® is pleased to announce its’ inaugural Bay Area Women’s Empowerment Expo. The event is FREE and open to the public. Expect to interact with a diverse audience of women through topics such as health and wellness, financial literacy, leadership, personal and professional development. Participants can also jump start their holiday shopping through our Small Business Expo. Come shop from a variety of unique vendors to include handcrafted and one-of- a- kind items from bay area and local vendors and exhibitors. Event Sponsors: Northside Hospital, Jerome Tellis, Registered Advisor at Coastal Wealth:a MassMutual firm, Regions Bank, Wawa Foundation, Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC), and Pretty Smart Law Schedule of Events 8:00 am - Vendor Registration Opens 8:30 am - Registration Opens 9:00 am – 2:00 pm - Small Business Vendor Expo. Onsite professional headshots are available at an expo rate of $25 and wellness screenings provided by BayCare. 9:00 am - Event Greetings 9:15 am - 10:45 am-  Dr. Kanika Jelks – Tomalin, St. Petersburg’s Deputy Mayor 10:15 am – 10:45 am Finance, Mental Health and Personal Development Workshops presented by Regions Bank; The Well for Life, LLC of St. Petersburg; and Caldwell Management Solutions 11:00 am – 11:45 am Women on the Move Panel Discussion (sponsored by Coastal Wealth - A Mass Mutual Firm)   Moderator: Dr. Cynthia Johnson of the Florida Small Business Development Center Facilitators: Lena Graham-Morris of Horus Construction; Lorna Taylor of Premiere Eye Group; Attorney Shannon Ligon of Pretty Smart Law and Sharon Hayes CEO of Bayfront Hospital  12:15 pm – 12:45 pm Retirement/Asset Management presented by Regions Bank; Health & Wellness presented by Author and Motivation Speaker Edie Darling of 3 is Enough and Marketing your Personal Brand by Pruitt Marketing and Promotions  1:00 pm – 1:45 pm The Doctors Panel Discussion on Women’s Health (sponsored by Northside Hospital) Dr. Angela Turner- Cardiologist, Dr. LaDonna Butler -Mental Health, Dr. Lynn Macha – Internal Medicine, Nephrology & Hypertension 1:50 pm                Closing Remarks  2:00-3:00 pm      Vendor Shopping The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was chartered on December 15, 1955 and quickly became an active organization within the community. As a result of years of dedication on behalf of its members, the chapter experienced growth and an increase in the services and programs. The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter has donated over half a million dollars to the community through charitable donations, service projects, and educational scholarships. Strong leadership and an active membership historically have continued to foster the success of the chapters programs and activities. The Youth Development Foundation of Pinellas County, Inc. (YDF) was founded in 1998 by the ladies of Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to enhance their legacy of service to the community and is a designated 501c (3) organization. The mission of YDF is to the enhance the quality of life for targeted youth and families in Pinellas County, by securing funds to provide program activities and services, which focus on education and scholarships, health, the arts, the family unit and foster economic and community development within our community. YDF serves as a catalyst for positive learning and youth development and strives to meet the growing needs of thousands of youth and families throughout Pinellas County.  For more information, contact

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