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The Church of Scientology is an all-denominational Church with several million adherents worldwide. The practices of Scientology are based on the works of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Tenants include the believe that humans are basically good and that they is seeking to survive to the best of their abilities. Scientology helps a person to better hone those abilities so that they can be happier, spiritually fulfilled and interested in making the world around them a better place.
Sponsored by Youth for Human Rights, Filmmaker Isa Totah and Actress Veronica Milagros participated in the 8th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival in downtown St. Petersburg, FL, highlighting the right to self expression.
With an estimated 200 million people consuming illegal drugs every year internationally, the Foundation for a Drug Free World took to the streets of the Tampa Bay area to get residents "The Truth About Drugs."
Hoping to educate residents and stem the tide of prescription drug abuse related deaths, the Foundation for a Drug-Free World will be distributing free educational materials in the Tampa Bay area this weekend.
Dr. Wallace Reyes, one of five Grand Master Cigar Makers in the world, created a line of limited edition cigars in honor of the 102nd birthday of humanitarian and Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. These were presented to the Church of Scientology of Tampa to be put on display in Mr. Hubbard's ceremonial office there.
Actor and celebrity impressionist Jim Meskimen lent the voice of celebrities past and present to raise funds for two Pinellas County Charities - which will go to feed chronically hungry children and provide new clothes to at-risk girls.
Actor and celebrity impressionist Jim Meskimen will be 'auctioning' off three of his celebrity voices to benefit two Pinellas County Florida Charities - Beth's Closet and Nourish to Flourish at his Clearwater performance on February 9th.
Actor Jim Meskimen (Apollo 13, Frost/Nixon and TV's Parks and Recreation amongst others) is appearing in Clearwater FL on February 9th to perform his one-man show - "Jimpressions," a showcase of celebrity impressions from Barack Obama to James Bond.
As has become tradition, the Fort Harrison, owned by the Church of Scientology, is celebrating the season with a gingerbread replica of the historic hotel, along with a 20 foot Christmas tree and other holiday decorations.
The community is invited to attend a charity tea party for the Outdoor Arts Foundation at the Fort Harrison on Sunday, November 11th . In addition to a traditional three-course tea, the event includes live entertainment and prize drawings.
On the 22nd and 23rd of September, nearly 300 people came to the historic Fort Harrison for the 4th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival Presents a Night on Broadway Benefit Concert. $4095 was raised, which will provide educational programs for the 8th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival.
The 'smell of the greasepaint and the roar of the crowd' will be the order of the day as the Sunscreen Film Festival presents the 4th Annual "A Night on Broadway" Benefit Concert. This year's show includes songs from Funny Girl, My Fair Lady, Evita, Wicked and West Side Story. The show will be held at the Fort Harrison in Clearwater on Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd of September.
For demonstrating the "Set a Good Example" precept from the Way to Happiness, five Tampa area civic leaders were honored with awards at the Church of Scientology of Tampa's open house in honor of the International Day of Friendship.
In celebration of the United Nation's International Day of Friendship, the Church of Scientology of Tampa is inviting the community to come in and learn about the Way to Happiness program at an open house on the 27th of July.
When one pint of blood can save up to three lives, every donation to Florida Blood Services means life or death. The Church of Scientology's Volunteer Ministers will be collecting donations on Saturday, June 23 in downtown Clearwater.
On May 4th - 5th, the Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology joined more than 500 participants in the Clearwater Relay for Life at Coachman Park. With cancer the leading cause of death worldwide, the Volunteer Ministers relayed this year to show that "Something can be done about it."
Looking for love but don't know where to find it? In honor of Valentine's Day, the Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology are directing the lovelorn to their website for the free Marriage Course, now available on line.
When one pint of blood can save up to three lives, every donation to Florida Blood Services means life or death. The Church of Scientology of Tampa will be collecting donations on February the 10th at the historic Ybor Square.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said that "Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be," and in this spirit, Youth for Human Rights of Florida is making available copies of "What are Human Rights?"
Is it possible to keep a New Year's resolution? It is estimated that 78% of people who try, fail. The Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology are working to change that statistic for the better.
Fighting poor education standards and protecting human rights are the tasks of the Community Learning Center and Youth for Human Rights of Florida. Both got a boost at the December 4th performance of the Nutcracker Ballet, presented by the Guilfoil Ballet Theater.
The 19th Annual Winter Wonderland, a beautiful Alpine Village completed with Santa and Mrs. Claus, opens in downtown Clearwater on Friday, December 2nd. Admission is free, but food and toys are being collected for local charities that help children.
Fighting poor education standards and schoolyard bullying is a daily battle for children in our society today. The Guilfoil Ballet Theater hopes to assist the fight with a charity presentation of the Nutcracker Ballet on December 4th at the Historic Fort Harrison. Youth for Human Rights of Tampa Bay and the Community Learning Center will benefit.
The magic of the Holiday season will be showcased at four performances of the Ballet classic "The Nutcracker" at the Historic Fort Harrison in Clearwater and at Gulfport's Catherine A. Hickman Theater.
The Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) raised $21,000 at their 9th annual Fashions with Flair Fashion show, which was held this year at The Historic Fort Harrison. The funds raised benefit CCV, the Children's Home of Tampa and the Shriners' Hospitals.
"A Night on Broadway" Benefit Concert, featuring some of the most popular songs from Broadway, and benefiting the 6th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival, will be held at the Fort Harrison in Clearwater on Saturday the 3rd of September.
Youth for Human Rights of Tampa Bay will educate attendees on the reality of modern-day slavery and provide an alternative - fair trade clothing that makes true change happen. Their "Colors of the World" fair trade fashion show will be held on Saturday, July 16th in Tampa.
Taking a stand against human trafficking, the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking and Youth for Human Rights of Florida are working together to raise awareness of this horrific problem with the "Colors of the World" fair trade fashion show on Saturday, July 16th in Tampa.
On May 13-14th, the Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology joined more than 300 participants in the Clearwater Relay for Life at Coachman Park. With one in three people being diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime, the Volunteer Ministers relayed to show that "Something can be done about it."
The documentary film "Dead Wrong" premiered this week at the 6th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. The film tells the story of Matthew Steubing, who committed suicide after eight weeks on a psychiatric drug. It is the story of one child, telling the tale of 20 million more.
The 18th Annual Winter Wonderland successfully concluded on the 22nd of December. Produced by the Clearwater Community Volunteers of the Church of Scientology, this event raises donations of food and toys to provide Christmas to underserved Pinellas County families.
When one pint of blood can save up to three lives, every donation to Florida Blood Services means life or death. This year, the Church of Scientology is pleased to announce that 239 donations were collected through blood drives sponsored by FBS and the Church, meaning that more than 700 lives were saved.
On December 4th, for the 22nd year, Cherish The Children Foundation along with the Church of Scientology, Clearwater Academy International and PostcardMania, created the holiday spirit for Pinellas County Foster Families.
With an estimated 1/3rd of all Americans suffering from extreme stress, the added stress of the holidays can kill the holiday spirit. To help make it through the season, the Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology are offering free on-line courses to help.