On December 14 at 2:00pm, the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center promises to fill tea-cups with Holiday cheer and bellies with delicious delicacies at their upcoming charity tea party. There is no cost to attend, but guests are asked to bring a new unwrapped Christmas toy as their admission. All... - December 14, 2019
On Saturday, December 7, a couple thousand families gathered in the Osceola Courtyard located at the corner of N. Fort Harrison Avenue and Drew Street for a very special reason: the grand opening ceremony of the 27th annual Winter Wonderland. The opening kicked off two weeks of the now iconic Winter... - December 14, 2019
With over 100 community partnerships bringing some 10,000 attendees to events just in 2019, it has been quite a year for the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center. Located on the corner of Drew Street and North Fort Harrison Ave., the center is available to area non-profits for their meetings and events.
Since... - December 14, 2019
It has been quite a year for Scout Troop 313 chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization. In between camp outs, events and troop meetings, the Scouts have kept themselves quite busy.
This year, these Scouts earned more than 100 merit badges, participated in 12 summer camps and held... - December 07, 2019
Interested in helping spread holiday cheer to Pinellas County youth? Tonka Trucks, purses, Legos and dolls are just some of the items being sought by the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center for their annual toy drive. The toys will be distributed to at-risk children and foster children at their... - December 07, 2019
Volunteers assemble the iconic archways to the 27th annual Winter Wonderland holiday food and toy drive to spread holiday cheer. Winter Wonderland is set to open on December 7 with a sneak peek Friday on December 6. - November 21, 2019
On Sunday 1st December the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center (CCV) welcomes all for a Christmas and cookies décor party to jump start the holiday season. The celebration will start at 6pm. Guests are invited to bring gingerbread to decorate and to wear an ugly Christmas sweater or, depending... - November 16, 2019
On December 7th the Clearwater Community Volunteers will open the iconic Winter Wonderland Village at the Osceola Courtyard, located at the corner of Drew Street and Fort Harrison Avenue in downtown Clearwater. The grand opening will feature Santa, the Grinch, live entertainment and the lighting ceremony... - November 16, 2019
The Clearwater Community Volunteers Center to unite nonprofits at pre-Thanksgiving potluck on November 23 to celebrate the spirit of giving to the community. - November 08, 2019
On Halloween night, monsters, ghosts, princesses and scarecrows of all kinds gathered at the 2nd annual Halloween Movie Night organized by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization. Families enjoyed a not so-spooky event featuring safe trick or treating, a family-friendly movie, an inflatable... - November 08, 2019
On November 20th, the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition will wrap up 2019 with a bang as the Holiday season begins. The luncheon will be held at the Fort Harrison, the iconic religious retreat of the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, starting at 11:30AM on the 20th.
“I love coming to... - November 08, 2019
On November 7, the Clearwater Community Volunteers will begin the month-long construction of their now iconic Christmas Winter Village located in the Osceola Courtyard at the corner of Drew Street and Fort Harrison Avenue.
Hundreds of hours of volunteer work, organized by the Clearwater Community Volunteers,... - November 01, 2019
On October 31 starting 6PM, as Halloween monsters start roaming the streets, young ghosts and goblins and their families are invited to join the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center (CCV) for a safe trick or treat event plus Halloweentown Movie Night. There is no cost to attend. The event is sponsored... - November 01, 2019
In honor of International Chefs’ Day, the World Association of Chefs Societies brought fun and nutrition to the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center this past Monday. Two schools took part in the event, which featured two award-winning chefs, Rene Marquis, President of the American Culinary Federation... - October 25, 2019
On Saturday, 19th October downtown Clearwater’s Fort Harrison will host Urban Progress Alliance for their first charity fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held in the Crystal Ballroom and the reception starts at 5pm. Tickets are $20 each, with all of the funds going to Urban Progress Alliance.
Urban... - October 18, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated in grand style this past Sunday - the 13th of October with an appearance by the Grupo Folkloriko Mahetzi at the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center.
Groupo Folklorico is an all volunteer non-profit organization that teaches youth traditional Mexican dances so... - October 18, 2019
On Wednesday, November 20 at 11:30am, charities from across the Tampa Bay area will meet at the Historic Fort Harrison Crystal Ballroom for the last Tampa Bay Charity Coalition Luncheon of 2019. The event will feature a Fall-themed menu, networking and an educational segment. The event is open to staff,... - October 12, 2019
On Saturday, November 24, the Scouts Troop 313 chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization will gather a couple hundred Scouts at St. Petersburg Vertical Ventures for an epic Merit Badge Class. The class costs $20 and Scouts from all troops are welcome to join the class.
“Climbing... - October 12, 2019
The Clearwater Community Volunteers Center donates enough school supplies to Bee's Learning, Inc. to satisfy the educational needs of 40 low-income children within the mobile tutoring program. - October 11, 2019
On Saturday September 28, 2019, Scout BSA troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, held a Merit badge Academy for troops all across the Tampa Bay Area. - October 10, 2019
On October 31st at 6pm, the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization will celebrate Halloween by turning the Osceola Courtyard and Humanitarian Centers into a Halloween village. There, families can safely trick or treating and meet their favorite Halloween characters.
The main event will be held... - October 05, 2019
On October 26, the Clearwater Community Volunteers will host a spooky tea party in their center located on 133 N. Fort Harrison Avenue. The tea party will feature an old fashioned radio-style reading of a thrilling story presented by the East Coast Theater. The event will start at 5PM sharp and Halloween... - October 05, 2019
On September 23rd, 2019 Scout BSA Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, celebrated a one-of-a-kind accomplishment for their Scout Commissioner… who earned his Wood Badge. , The celebration was held at the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center located in... - September 27, 2019
On September 21st, 2019 the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV), held their 16th annual Fashions with Flair Fashion Show at the Historic Fort Harrison’s auditorium. Over 330 attended the charity fundraiser. This year’s proceeds benefited the Pinellas Sheriff’s Police Athletic League... - September 27, 2019
Though we are just starting to feel the barest hint of Fall weather, the Clearwater Community Volunteers are already thinking with Winter – Winter Wonderland that is. The annual holiday village that attracts thousands to downtown Clearwater in December placed their order this week for a very fundamental... - September 27, 2019
Scout Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, launched their first girl troop on Monday, September 16. The troop meetings will be held every Monday evening at 7PM at the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center, which already hosts a boy patrol for Troop 313.
The Scouts... - September 20, 2019
The Tampa Bay Charity Coalition celebrated its 5th Anniversary on September 14, in the Auditorium of the Historic Fort Harrison. Over 100 different charities from across the Tampa Bay area were represented. - September 20, 2019
On September 7th 2019, the Pinellas County Foster and Adoptive Parents Association celebrated National Teddy Bear Day in style at the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center (CCV). Over 50 foster families attended the event, where kids had the opportunity to pick a stuffed bear, dress it up and accessorized... - September 13, 2019
On Saturday September 7th, the Boy Scout Troop 313 chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization held their merit badge classes in the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center. The classes presented were Electronics and Finger Printing & Crime Prevention. It was the first of... - September 13, 2019
On Saturday 31st August grandparents were the guests of honor as the Clearwater Community Volunteers celebrated National Grandparents’ Day with a tea party at their center in downtown Clearwater. The event recognized and celebrated the importance of the elderly and their unique contributions to... - September 07, 2019
As hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas in direction of the US coast, the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Florida Chapter (VM) are preparing hundreds of hygiene kits containing the basics necessities for those Dorian victims who had to move to shelters. Any donations of hygiene supplies can be dropped of... - September 07, 2019
On September 28 Boy Scout Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, will host a Merit Badge Academy for troops from all across the Tampa Bay area at the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center. The Center is located on 133 N. Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater FL, 33755. - August 30, 2019
On September 14, the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition will celebrate 5 years of service to the community at their Anniversary Banquet. Hosted by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization at the historic Fort Harrison, over 100 charities are expected to participate.
The Charity Coalition serves... - August 30, 2019
Now well into their second year of operation, the staff of the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center is reaching out to additional non-profits, inviting their staff, volunteers or representatives to tour their downtown Clearwater Facility. The Center is open from 10am to 10pm daily, except for Thursdays... - August 24, 2019
The Clearwater Community Volunteers donate over $13,000 to the Pinellas PAL program in their continuing effort to support families and children in Pinellas county. - August 23, 2019
The Clearwater Community Volunteers are hosting a tea party on August 17th to help gather school supplies for Bee's Learning, Inc to help underprivileged children in Pinellas County get a tailor made education with Bee's Learning mobile tutoring program. - August 16, 2019
In partnership with the Way to Happiness, the staff of the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center hosted 81 children and their parents for an End of Summer Extravaganza on Saturday, August 3rd.
“We wanted to encourage kids to use the rest of their summer vacation to the fullest, not just watching... - August 09, 2019
In anticipation of September 28th’s 2nd Annual Humanitarian Film Festival, the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center, (CCV) will host weekly short film screenings in their community center in downtown Clearwater. The screenings will help select the entries for the Festival. Volunteers have been... - August 09, 2019
On Saturday, July 27th, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) held a Back to School Bash benefiting foster and adoptive families in the Tampa Bay area. Over 200 families attended the event and each child left with a backpack filled with school supplies.
Backpacks for all ages were handed out to... - August 01, 2019
On Wednesday, July 27, The Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization hosted the bi-monthly meeting of the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition in the Fort Harrison’s Crystal Ballroom. 74 guests from nonprofits within the Greater Tampa Bay Area were in attendance to network, hear about the work of... - August 01, 2019
On Saturday July 27th, the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) will host a Back to School fair benefitting foster and adoptive families in the Tampa Bay area. More than 200 backpacks filled with new schools supplies will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. The festivities will take... - July 20, 2019
The Clearwater Community Volunteers hosted a french-themed tea party in honor of french national day to gather school supplies for their upcoming Back to School Bash for Foster and Adoptive Families. - July 20, 2019
In answer to an urgent need for school supplies for Pinellas County foster children, the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center will host a benefit tea party to collect supplies for a back to school event on July 14th at their downtown Clearwater center. - July 13, 2019
One of the families from the Tampa Bay area that gathered in the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center in downtown Clearwater to celebrate the 4th of July. Over 360 guests enjoyed the CCV festivities before watching the fireworks over Coachman Park. - July 13, 2019
On Saturday, June 29th, The Herman and Mary Allen Foundation held their 3rd Annual Men and Women in Business Showcase in the Crystal Ballroom of the historic Fort Harrison Hotel with over 120 guests in attendance. The showcase helps small-business owners realize their potential through personal coaching... - July 06, 2019
On Sunday, June 30th, the “Music of the World Charity Concert” brought several dozen people together to the Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) Center. The concert’s headliner was International singer, Judy Bachar, who performed songs in 3 different languages, representing 4 different... - July 06, 2019
The CCV Center, in partnership with the Concerned Businessmen’s Association of Tampa Bay, is putting on a fundraising concert with international performer Judy Bachar, pictured above. Funds received from the concert will be used to purchase school supplies for Pinellas County foster children. - June 28, 2019
The Clearwater Community Volunteers Center will host its monthly charity networking luncheon on June 26th featuring guest speaker Mr. Terry Hitchcock, inspirational speaker for over 10 years and recipient of the Distinguished Medal of Merit from President Reagan. - June 20, 2019
The CCV and Way to Happiness Centers of downtown Clearwater celebrate Fathers Day with a myriad of games and competitions all at no cost to local families and children. - June 19, 2019
Church of Scientology's Fort Harrison Hotel hosts 2019 Gentlemen's Ball Against Human Trafficking in partnership with the Gentlemen's Course, a youth educational program on etiquette and human rights. - June 15, 2019