Diversity Leadership Council

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Mayor George Cretekos, City Councilmember Hoyt Hamilton and I greeted the students, thanking the city’s Diversity Leadership Council for organizing this event for the 15th consecutive year. — with George CretekosHoyt HamiltonLaura Davis at Clearwater City Hall

Clearwater/St. Pete College Library

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Mayor George Cretekos, my City Councilmember colleague Bill Jonson and I visited with the staff after the ceremony. — at St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus

It won’t be long before the new joint-use library, City of Clearwater and St. Petersburg College, Clearwater campus, is completed. Clearwater Campus Provost Stan Vittetoe welcomed the city to the campus and then participated in the signing ceremony. — with Stan Vittetoe.  City Manager Bill Horne was one of the first to “sign” the floor during this morning’s ceremony. — with William Horne. I signed my name, leaving for a future generation one of my favorite verses from the Bible, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”

 

Clearwater Celebrates July 4th

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Mayor George Cretekos behind the camera captures Clearwater Gas System director Chuck Warrington and me as we visit with Paul Wilson before he takes the stage in Coachman Park. — with Bob CundiffChuck Warrington and Paul Wilson. July 4, 2017

Habitat Pinellas Transforms 12 Clearwater Lots

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Home sponsors join Chamber, city and county officials and Habitat for Humanity for the groundbreaking. A dozen new Habitat homes will go up on these Clearwater lots. — with William Horne, George CretekosBob CundiffHoyt Hamilton and Tracy Haller West.

SAR Compatriot Gary Coil Passes

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It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the passing of Compatriot Gary Coil. Gary was the First Vice – President of the Clearwater Chapter Sons of the American. Gary enjoyed talking about American history and was a hard-working member of the Board of Governors. A longtime History teacher at Seminole High School, and resident of New Port Richey, our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.— with Dan HooperGeorge PrattPat Niemann,Parks HoneywellBob Cundiff and James Grayshaw.

Clearwater visits Talen Energy Stadium

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The Philadelpia Union practiced in Clearwater this spring. It’s great to be able to see them in their home stadium. The Philadelphia Union plays in Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA. — with Kristina AlspawBill Jonson, George CretekosCarolyn Farinola CretekosWilliam Horne,Zachary ThornKelly WaltzEric WaltzHoyt Hamilton and Bob Cundiff at Talen Energy Stadium.

Clearwater Fire Graduates Eight

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Members of Recruit Class 18 received their pins and were then congratulated by Chief Scott Ehlers, my city council colleagues Bill Jonson and Mayor George Cretekos and me. — with Bill Jonson and George Cretekos at Clearwater Fire Station 48.

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