With the help the local Miccosukee District, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council office, Wood Badge staff, camp staff and volunteers, Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, has produced their 34th Eagle Scout, Andrew Lumsden.
"Scouting taught me so much about working... - June 04, 2021
On Sunday 8 February the Scouts from Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, donated 270 pounds of non-perishable food items, enough to feed nearly 70 people. The donations, collected as part of their Council’s “Scouting For Food” event, were contributed... - February 13, 2021
Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, is proud to announce their newest Eagle Scout, Andrew Lumsden, the 34th member of the Troop to attain this rank
Andrew’s Eagle Scout project benefitted Clearwater’s Moccasin Lake Park which is a 51-acre nature preserve... - January 23, 2021
The holiday seasons usually see a skyrocketing number of donations. As the “season of giving” ends with the New Year, the need for charitable donations doesn’t lessen. To raise awareness and increase donations to local non-profits, the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition has launched “January... - January 09, 2021
On November 17, 2020 Scout BSA Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, celebrated a one-of-a-kind accomplishment when their Troop Chairwoman who earned her Wood Badge, which is the highest training level a Scout leader can get.
The recipient of the Wood Badge was... - November 21, 2020
On November 14, 2020, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center hosted the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association (PCFAPA) for a holiday photoshoot. Families were hosted one at a time in the CCV Center so as to respect social distancing guidelines.
“The beginning of the... - November 20, 2020
On Wednesday December 16, 2020 the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition (TBCC) will launch their “Meet a Charity” networking event. Tampa Bay charities can participate by recording a two-minute video presenting themselves and their charities. The video will be posted on the Coalition Facebook page... - November 12, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers started collecting toys for their annual toy drive benefiting the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association. Volunteers to collect and wrap toys are needed throughout November and December. To participate in the toy drive, please contact the Clearwater... - November 09, 2020
On October 12, Dora Starling President of the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association was awarded the “Difference Maker Award” from the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition. Mrs. Starling was awarded for her outstanding contribution to Pinellas County’s families and her response... - October 23, 2020
On Monday 12 October, Dammy Sanchez, founder of I AM the Group Foundation, was awarded the “Difference Maker Award” from the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition for her work in assisting individuals suffering with homelessness in the Tampa Bay area.
Shortly before receiving her award, Mrs. Sanchez... - October 16, 2020
Clearwater’s iconic Winter Wonderland Holiday Village just announced a series of virtual events in the interest of keeping Clearwater families safe and well during the Holiday season. Starting December 1st, families will be able to join in Mrs. Claus and Santa for virtual adventures of all kinds. - October 07, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers honor several thousand Hispanic residents of Clearwater in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. - October 02, 2020
The Tampa Bay Charity Coalition is proud to celebrate International Respect Day by nominating Pastor Mary Rieves, founder of TAGIN Inc. and Mr. Christopher King, founder of the Gentlemen’s Course for their efforts in teaching youth respect and showing them what leadership is all about, mainly,... - September 27, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers are seeking good news from local nonprofits and volunteers for thier "good news from good guys" segment of thier monthly newsletter. Those interested can submit by contacting the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center directly. - September 19, 2020
In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Day, which falls on September 13th, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) thanked its volunteers for their efforts toward uniting community-oriented individuals and nonprofits in Clearwater. Since the opening of their community center in March of 2018, CCV’s... - September 17, 2020
The Tampa Bay Charity Coalition joins in the celebration of International Day of Charity by thanking and nominating ten founding Charity Coalition members for the “Difference Maker Award.” The award ceremony will be held virtually on October 10. To see the list of awardees visit the Tampa... - September 11, 2020
The Tampa Bay Charity Coalition is extending their “Making the Difference Award” nomination deadline to September 30th. Representatives of charities are encouraged to request a nomination form by contacting the Director of the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition, Clemence Chevrot at email@example.com.
“September... - September 08, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers are creating a cleaner Clearwater with thier volunteer and cooperative nonprofit effort by orgnizing community clean ups and no-cost workshops. - September 04, 2020
On August 22, the Clearwater Community Volunteers donated 100 items to Mother of Minor’s “Showers of Love” baby care supply drive in support of low-income single mothers. M.O.M. is accepting unused baby care items to help low-income single mothers. - August 28, 2020
The Clearwater Community Garden will pilot it's upcoming Children's Gardening Course with PCFAPA, a Clearwater foster parents association. - August 26, 2020
On August 9th, Sarah Smith-Harvey, adult volunteer for Troop 313, sponsored by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, completed her training to deliver the Wood Badge course for Scouting. The Wood Badge is leadership training for adult volunteers.
“I attribute my success to my troop,... - August 23, 2020
Local nonprofits assist the Clearwater Community Gardens in a beautification project on August 10, restoring the environment and garden grounds to thier natural beauty. - August 12, 2020
As the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) declared August as “Tree Check Month,” there is one tree you can’t help but notice in Downtown Clearwater, “Sam” the live oak tree that earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records in 1998 as the largest tree ever moved. - August 08, 2020
On July 30, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) provided the Pinellas County Sheriff's Police Athletic League (PAL) a donation of over 3,600 school supplies items such as pencils, crayons, notebooks and even scientific calculators for the high schoolers.
PAL is an independent non-profit sponsored... - August 05, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers and PCFAPA partner to give away school supplies to over 80 foster families in Pinellas County. - August 04, 2020
The Clearwater Community Gardens have partnered with additional nonprofits for their grounds beautification project with the help of the Clearwater Community Volunteers. - August 01, 2020
On Friday July 24, Scout Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, announced Matthew Trainor as their newest First Class Scout.
“We can’t quite meet normally,” said Matthew Trainor, newest First Class Scout for Troop 313. “But we have a really... - July 31, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) are once again teaming up with the Pinellas Sheriff's Police Athletic League (PAL), providing 150 school bags filled with school supplies. The school bags will be distributed to the kids of the PAL program on the 6th of August.
“The Clearwater Community... - July 28, 2020
On Saturday June 18, Scout Troop 313 chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization returned tired but victorious from their camp at Camp La-No-Che earning dozens of merit badges during their one week trip.
“Our boys are always thrilled to go camping,” said Chris Lumsden,... - July 22, 2020
On July 17 the Clearwater Community Gardens began planning for their grounds beautification project in partnership with the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV). The nonprofits are partnering on the project to facilitate the start of an environment-focused educational program for children in the Gardens... - July 22, 2020
Clearwater Community Volunteers partner with the Kimberly Home to gather baby care supplies for new or unexpecting mothers in need. Over 400 items have already been collected and distributed as of July 15th, 2020. - July 21, 2020
With hundreds of foster families now faced with the task of educating their children at home, foster and adoptive parents are facing a daunting challenge. To assist families in need, the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association and the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center are partnering... - July 17, 2020
Twelve Clearwater locals gathered at the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center for a socially distanced Charity Tea Party benefiting the Clearwater Community Gardens, a Clearwater-based nonprofit. The Garden promotes healthy living through educational programs and organic gardening on its property... - July 17, 2020
National Community Services, Inc. partners with local nonprofits to distribute over 12,000 lbs. of free food to hundreds of hungry Pinellas County families. - July 09, 2020
National Community Services, Inc., the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center and FREE, Inc. have planned a food distribution to help those in need within Pinellas County. The distribution will be held at the Crossroads Christian Church of Largo on July 7th from 9am to 12pm. To maintain CDC guidelines... - July 04, 2020
On Saturday 20 June, Alex Harvey was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at his troop’s Court of Honor held at Camp Soule. Alex became the thirty-third Eagle Scout of Troop 313. Troop 313 is chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization.
For his Eagle Scout project Alex chose to... - June 27, 2020
The Scientology Volunteer Ministers Center, located in Clearwater Florida, is now offering free on-line courses on how to alleviate stress and anxiety, improve your relationships with others, be more productive. A team of online supervisors are readily available to assist you through your study, with... - April 23, 2020
The Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization announced the launch of its online resource center on its website, providing materials on sanitizing and staying illness free in 17 languages for free. - April 10, 2020
Volunteers of the Clearwater Community Volunteers create "how to" videos from home to benefit local nonprofits. - April 01, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers thank area nonprofits and volunteer groups for their service to the community in honor of their community center's second anniversary. - March 28, 2020
With International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8th around the world, the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition is honoring this day at their March 18th luncheon. The Charity Coalition is the biggest bi-monthly networking meeting in the Tampa Bay area. There is no cost to attend the luncheon but guests... - March 14, 2020
On March 21st the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) will celebrate the second anniversary of the opening of their community center located at 133 N. Fort Harrison. Known for their annual Ginormous Easter Egg Hunt and Winter Wonderland, the CCV has hosted over 100 different charities for meetings... - March 14, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers Center will host an environmentally-focused St. Patrick's Day Celebration on March 15th. They invite any and all families and friends to attend for a chance to see a "real" leprechaun. - March 06, 2020
In honor of International Women’s Day, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center will host a monthly tea party at 133 N. Fort Harrison Avenue on Saturday March 8th at 3pm. There is no cost to attend but guests are encouraged to bring baby supplies to support a pregnancy resource center located... - February 29, 2020
As February is coming to an end, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) started their preparations for the 28th Annual Easter Egg Hunt to be held on April 12th at 12:30PM sharp. The event invites all area children and families to find over 25,000 candy filled eggs in Coachman Park, located in downtown... - February 28, 2020
Taking another step on the road to Eagle Scout, 10 Scouts and their families joined up at the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center in downtown Clearwater to earn their Emergency Preparedness merit badges on February 22nd. With the Scouts motto “Be Prepared” in mind the Scouts completed... - February 28, 2020
On March 21 the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) will celebrate the second anniversary of the opening of their community center located at 133 N. Fort Harrison. Known for their annual Ginormous Easter Egg Hunt and Winter Wonderland, the CCV has hosted over 100 different charities for meetings and... - February 22, 2020
On February 16, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center was host to an event in honor of Black History Month. The event was organized by Ebony Awakening, a nonprofit organization that seeks to assist African American communities to exist in peace, safety, prosperity and happiness. Several speakers... - February 22, 2020
The Clearwater Community Volunteers Center helps local Girl Scouts troop to gather supplies for their community project benefiting group homes using tea party. - February 14, 2020
On March 18th, the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition will have their bi-monthly luncheon. In celebration of International Women’s Day, attendees are invited to wear purple. The luncheon will promptly start at 11:30AM and networking will follow. There is no cost to attend the luncheon.
The luncheon will... - February 01, 2020