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Prida, Guida & Company, P.A.

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Beaux-Arts Group

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Bank of America

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We are excited to announce our 5th Annual Nonprofit Volunteer Fair and October BUZZ event! 

The Emerging Leaders Nonprofit Volunteer Fair mirrors a career fair with the goal of connecting nonprofits with individuals searching for volunteer opportunities. For the past four years, the Nonprofit Volunteer Fair has increased awareness for community service and local nonprofits. The event provides the perfect platform for nonprofits to reach young professionals and other community members who want to make a difference in Tampa Bay.

This year the Nonprofit Fair will be held at The Centre Club on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm. Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay members and the community will have an opportunity to network and enjoy a complimentary cocktail and light fare prior to the start of the main event. A cash bar will be available throughout. 

Schedule of Events: 

5:30pm - 6:30pm: Registration & Networking 
6:30pm - 8:00pm: Nonprofit Fair 


Emerging Leaders Member | $10 
Non-Emerging Leaders Member |$12 

At the 2017 Nonprofit Fair, nonprofits will have the opportunity to set-up tables and educate attendees on their organizations. Thank you to these nonprofits who are participating! 
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Tampa Bay
  • Children's Board of Hillsborough County
  • TampaBay Job-Links
  • Hillsborough Education Foundation
  • Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services
  • Sunrise Community, Inc. 
  • Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County 
  • Frameworks of Tampa Bay
  • Meals on Wheels Tampa
  • Dress for Success Tampa Bay
  • Easter Seals
  • Florida Aquarium
  • Trinity Cafe
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs
  • Best Buddies Tampa Bay
  • Guardian ad Litem Program
  • Nonprofit Leadership Center Tampa Bay
  • Metropolitan Ministries, Inc. 
  • Equality Florida 
  • United Way Suncoast
  • PACE Center for Girls, Hillsborough 
  • Community Tampa Bay
  • Eckerd Kids
  • Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful 
  • Instruments of Change
  • Seniors in Service Tampa Bay
  • Carrollwood Players
  • Alzheimer's Association