On May 13th, the Stone Square Masonic Lodge held their first annual Mother’s Day Celebration in the Fort Harrison, the Church of Scientology’s international religious retreat. The 160 mothers, husbands, sons and daughters enjoyed hearing about how “mothers matter,” the topic of... - May 20, 2017
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and United for Human Rights came together with over 150 guests and religious leaders in honor of National Day of Prayer at the Franciscan Center in Tampa. - May 11, 2017
On April 26th, the Tampa Bay Charity Coalition hosted the Annual Volunteer Recognition Awards Banquet at the Fort Harrison. Forty community volunteers were awarded in front of 185 guests, representing over 50 organizations.
Dylan Pires, Community Affairs Director for the Church of Scientology in Clearwater,... - May 06, 2017
Addressing a situation that is spiraling out of control, on April 22nd the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Florida Chapter went to the Greenwood Neighborhood in Clearwater to pick up trash for the third week in a row.
“People are bringing their trash to Greenwood and dumping it there. It isn’t... - April 29, 2017
On May 6th 2017 from 6:00-10:00pm, the Church of Scientology is sponsoring their third Downtown Block Party for the community. The event will be on the corner of Cleveland Street and Fort Harrison Ave. Preparations are well in progress.
“We are looking forward to the next party,” said Nicole... - April 22, 2017
Herman and Mary G. Allen Community Outreach Organization awards scholarships to two high school students for their hard work in school and in the community at the Fort Harrison, the Church of Scientology’s international religious retreat. - April 15, 2017
On Wednesday April 26th, the Church of Scientology and the Charity Coalition are hosting the Volunteer Recognition Awards Banquet at 5:30pm in the Historic Fort Harrison in honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month. Nominated guests will receive certificates and a special award acknowledging them... - April 08, 2017
Gracia Bennish, the President of United for Human Rights Florida, a non-religious, non-profit organization sponsored by the Church of Scientology, went to Tallahassee on March 27th to support bills which collectively forward human rights and stifle human trafficking. According to the Florida Coalition... - March 31, 2017
On Monday March 20th, United for Human Rights, a non-profit organization sponsored by the Church of Scientology, hosted an in-depth briefing on human trafficking. The speakers included a survivor of 5 years of slave labor and two people with a proven record in the eradication of human trafficking.
Emceeing... - March 23, 2017
The Charity Coalition Luncheon on March 15th marked the 12th community event in the Fort Harrison so far this year. From scholarship giveaways to concerts and swing dance events, the Church of Scientology’s religious retreat hosted guests from all around the Tampa Bay Area. Nearly $20,000 has been... - March 16, 2017
Church of Scientology hosts brunch in honor of Women’s History Month to celebrate the contributions and influence of women throughout the world. - March 09, 2017
The Children’s Home Network benefits at the Swing Dance for Charity held on 23 February in the Fort Harrison, International Religious Retreat for the Church of Scientology. - March 02, 2017
She Helps to Empower presents educational kids workshops to make tomorrow’s leaders in the historic Fort Harrison, owned by the Church of Scientology. - February 22, 2017
March Charity Coalition is inviting members and supports of Tampa Bay area non-profits to a networking luncheon. - February 16, 2017
International Non-Profit, United for Human Rights, is hosting a concert in celebration of Black History Month featuring internationally acclaimed Nathan Mitchell and Gisele Jackson. - February 11, 2017
Volunteers from They Way to Happiness Association of Tampa Bay did a neighborhood clean-up just blocks way from where a local shooting had just occurred. - February 02, 2017
On January 18, 2016, the Church of Scientology held the bi-monthly Charity Coalition Luncheon in the Fort Harrison’s Crystal Ballroom. There were 84 guests in attendance, representing 50 different organizations including the Boy Scouts of America, Clearwater Garden Club, Religious Community Services... - January 27, 2017
On February 18th, the Haitian Mission Par La Foi is holding their “Raise the Roof” Haitian themed event in the Fort Harrison’s Crystal Ballroom. They will be raising funds to put a roof over their orphanage’s school.
The Haitian Mission Par La Foi is a non-profit organization... - January 21, 2017
The Way to Happiness Association of Tampa Bay announced its first cleanup of the New Year will be held on January 28th in a Clearwater neighborhood known as “The Gateway.” People of all ethnic and religious backgrounds will come together with volunteers from the Church of Scientology, and... - January 12, 2017
On January 7th, the Butterfly Effect of Golf held the first annual “Night for Scholarships” event in the Historic Fort Harrison, the Church of Scientology’s International religious retreat, with over 200 guests in attendance. The “butterfly effect” is the idea that even... - January 12, 2017
On Saturday, January 21st, the Scientology Volunteer Ministers (VM) Florida Chapter is holding their 40th Anniversary event and concert featuring international award-winning recording artist and songwriter Ms. Kate Ceberano in the Historic Fort Harrison, demonstrating their motto: “something can... - January 05, 2017
On January 18th, the Church of Scientology is hosting their bi-monthly Charity Coalition luncheon, by starting the New Year with a positive look forward to the year ahead.
The highlighted non-profit organization speaker is from HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters). They work... - December 26, 2016
On December 7, 2016, the final Charity Coalition Luncheon of the year was held in the Downtown Clearwater Fort Harrison’s Crystal Ballroom with 86 guests in attendance. This month, the featured charity was The Refuge Outreach Church and the educational segment was led by Dr. Greg Winteregg on fundraising.
Arriving... - December 15, 2016
On December 3, 2016, Mr. Christopher King, grandson of the late BB King, hosted the Gentlemen’s Ball Against Human Trafficking event at the Fort Harrison, the Church of Scientology’s international religious retreat, for over 200 guests. This was a fundraiser for the Florida Coalition Against... - December 10, 2016
On Saturday December 17th, Winter Wonderland will open its gates early for some of Pinellas County’s at-risk youth. The children include foster children and at-risk youth from around the county.
“This is a party just for them,” said Dylan Pires, Community Affairs Director for the Church... - December 03, 2016
On Saturday, November 26th, She Helps to Empower (S.H.E.) will have their “Kids Day” community event in the Fort Harrison, the Church of Scientology’s international religious retreat. This is where over 100 kids and parents will come together to learn about morality, the truth about... - November 26, 2016
On Saturday, the 12th of November, film actor and master impressionist, Jim Meskimen, performed at the Fort Harrison for “Six [Months] ‘Til Sunscreen” to benefit the Sunscreen Film Festival. Mr. Meskimen’s impressions were a hit, as could be told by the continual laughter of the... - November 19, 2016
On December 7th, the Church of Scientology is hosting Charity Coalition Holiday Luncheon in the Fort Harrison’s Crystal Ballroom. From a highlighted organization addressing homelessness, to a speaker educating on how to fundraise, guests will see how to turn an unfortunate situation into a prosperous... - November 12, 2016
On Oct 31, 2016, volunteers from the Foundation for a Drug-Free World Florida participated in Halloween Trick or Treating by passing out candy and the Truth About Drugs booklets at the Police Athletic League center in Lealman, Florida.
The volunteers set up a booth at a Halloween party in the unincorporated... - November 05, 2016
On Tuesday October 25th, 2016, Cub Scout Pack 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, got together at Camp Soule in Clearwater for their “Ichabod Crane Night.” It is the night when the pack reviews recent rank advancements and enter their hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns... - October 29, 2016
Over 130 young ladies from several Tampa Bay organizations celebrated the International Day of the Girl at the Fort Harrison. - October 15, 2016
Charities and non-profit organizations in the Tampa Bay celebrated the Second Anniversary of the Charity Coalition, with over 70 organizations represented. - October 10, 2016
This year, Boy Scout Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, celebrated its 20th Anniversary with many major accomplishments along the way, including Scout Leaders receiving the prestigious Silver Beaver Award.
First established in July 1996, the troop has progressed... - October 01, 2016
On September 17th, volunteers from the Foundation for a Drug Free World, a non-profit organization supported by the Church of Scientology, continued to distribute educational materials, providing answers and solutions to drugs. Going door to door, over the last few weeks they provided over 1,300 booklets... - September 22, 2016
The Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization announced that the Historic Fort Harrison’s facilities are available for charities and non-profit organizations to hold their own events and fundraisers free of charge. The Fort Harrison is the International Religious Retreat for the Church of... - September 16, 2016
On Wednesday, October 5th, over 250 members of charities and non-profit organizations in the Tampa Bay area are coming together at the Fort Harrison in celebration of the 2nd Anniversary of the Charity Coalition events, hosted by the Church of Scientology in Clearwater. All non-profit organizations and... - September 08, 2016
Volunteers from around the community came together on August 27th to pick up trash in the East Gateway neighborhood. But what they left behind was even more significant –The Way to Happiness, a non-religious moral code based on common sense. 10 bags of trash were collected and over 200 booklets... - August 31, 2016
On Wednesday, August 17th, the Church of Scientology in Clearwater hosted their bi-monthly Charity Coalition Luncheon in the Fort Harrison with about 100 guests in attendance and over 40 different organizations represented.
The Community Affairs Director for the Church of Scientology in Clearwater,... - August 26, 2016
The Clearwater Community Gardens utilized the Fort Harrison’s Crystal Ballroom for its 2nd annual fundraising brunch, bringing over 100 people to contribute to this non-profit organization. - August 26, 2016
Boy Scout Troop 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology in Clearwater, came back from their week-long summer camp at Camp Sand Hill, earning a series of awards and nearly 40 merit badges between the scouts.
Among the various awards the troop earned, Andrew Lumsden, Senior Patrol Leader and Life... - August 17, 2016
The Clearwater Community Gardens are having their 2nd annual brunch in the Historic Fort Harrison with a fundraiser to support the gardens. - August 12, 2016
The Church of Scientology’s Fort Harrison Park hosted its first dog show. The dogs, dressed up in an assortment of costumes, strut down the runway in support of the Humane Society. - August 02, 2016
The bi-monthly Charity Coalition Luncheon will be held on August 17th in the historic Fort Harrison. On average, representatives from over 40 different charities attend the luncheons. - July 31, 2016
To celebrate a year of community collaboration, nearly three thousand people gathered on Clearwater’s Cleveland Street on 16 July 2016 for a family-friendly Block Party. The Church of Scientology supported humanitarian program centers celebrated their first anniversary. - July 20, 2016
A fundraiser will be held in the Fort Harrison Park in support of the non-profit organization, the Humane Society of Pinellas. Special guest, Andre Reed, will be there in support of the event. - July 19, 2016
Over 200 guests from the local community celebrated our Nation - July 09, 2016
Many gathered in the Fort Harrison for the Charity Coalition Luncheon, where they can network and learn something they might have not known. - July 02, 2016
Scientologists and friends cleaned the way for a substance abuse free community by distributing educational booklets to the neighborhood. - June 23, 2016
Clearwater residents prepare for a neighborhood clean-up, the fourth of it's kind, to clean the community and raise awareness of the harmful effects of drugs. - June 17, 2016
Hundreds of guests unite in the Fort Harrison for the Gentlemen's Ball Against Human Trafficking event. - June 10, 2016