|Posted by brojohn47 on September 20, 2015 at 8:55 AM||comments (0)|
VIDEO: Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy Public Viewing in St. Petersburg, FL.
The championship trophy awarded to the Golden State Warriors 2015 NBA Championshiop basketball team, including St. Petersburg native and Warriors' center/forward Marreese Speights was on display for public viewing and photos at the Childs Park Recreation and Fitness Center today.
Thanks for all you do Mo. You are a true example of what it means to #BelieveAndDoGood while conitu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by brojohn47 on August 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM||comments (0)|
On behalf of myself and the Childs Park Neighborhood Association, I would like to say thank you to Sis Deborah Figgs-Sanders for her outstanding work and service to the community. She is a great friend, mentor and Big Sister to me and I can always count on her.
This video is from the annual Back Pack and School Supply giveaway that she does at the Childs Park YMCA. Sis Deborah, we salute you, your staff and all of the wonderful volunteers that have made this event a huge success y...
|Posted by brojohn47 on August 20, 2015 at 2:05 PM||comments (0)|
Another great day in the Childs Park Neighborhood. We would like to thank Pastor Brian K. Brown and the Believing Family of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church for hosting their annual "Back to School Bash" at the Childs Park Recreation Center.
We had a great time in the Lord while they gave away school supplies, hundreds of back packs and dozens of free haircuts. This is a wonderful example of what we mean when we say we're #PuttingNeighborBackInTheHood.
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|Posted by brojohn47 on August 20, 2015 at 9:00 AM||comments (0)|
15 Million Gallons of Raw Sewage dumped in South St. Pete. The City Council has requested a full investigation into what some members of the Community are calling an act of "Environmental Terrorism."
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|Posted by brojohn47 on August 13, 2015 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer for The Weekly Challenger
ST. PETERSBURG — Over 260 people packed the Childs Park YMCA (CPY) auditorium to see summer campers “Puttin’ On the Ritz” for their culminating project. The K-8 camp participants experienced cultural as well as educational enrichment during their break from school.
The theme of the showcase was “Celebrate the Po...Read Full Post »
|Posted by brojohn47 on August 8, 2015 at 1:15 PM||comments (0)|
BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer for the Weekly Challenger
ST. PETERSBURG — What could be a better way to wind down an unusually hot and stormy summer in Florida than to watch a family movie, splash around in the pool and snack and chat with the community at the Childs Park pool? The fun took place last Fri., Aug. 7 from 7:30-10:30 p.m.
John Muhammad, president of the Childs Park Neighborhood Association, teamed up with Mike Jeffries, director of Parks and Rec...Read Full Post »
|Posted by brojohn47 on July 2, 2015 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer for the Weekly Challenger
ST. PETERSBURG — As the six o’clock start time approached, the event celebrating world champion Marreese Speights of the Golden State Warriors would have been a sellout had admission been required. Cars lined the streets surrounding Childs Park Recreation Center, the place where it all started for Speights. The standing-room-...Read Full Post »
|Posted by brojohn47 on February 27, 2015 at 12:45 AM||comments (0)|
BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer for The Weekly Challenger
ST. PETERSBURG — Childs Park Recreation and Fitness Center at 4301 13th Ave. S., was abuzz Feb. 16 as it held a grand opening for its new computer lab. In partnership with City of St. Pete Parks and Recreation, the nonprofit DreamFaith Foundation provided brand new computers to the center as part of its Dream Big Initiat...Read Full Post »
|Posted by brojohn47 on January 26, 2015 at 12:50 PM||comments (0)|
BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer
ST. PETERSBURG — The DreamFaith Foundation, a nonprofit organization, has launched its Dream Big Initiative (DBI) to provide mentoring and computers to schoolchildren in St. Pete.Read Full Post »
|Posted by brojohn47 on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 PM||comments (0)|
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Gulfport Mayor Sam Henderson at 49th Street Clean Up
By: Cathy Salustri - The Gulfport Gabber Published: November 3, 2014
Although billed as a joint mayoral cleanup, organizers and many of the 125-plus volunteers who swept 49th Street for litter Saturd...Read Full Post »