Annual Love and Help Children Banquet Awards 22 Youth

Top Quote The Way to Happiness Association of Tampa Bay awarded 22 youth at their 2nd Annual Love and Help Children Awards Banquet on Saturday, December 16th. End Quote
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL (1888PressRelease) December 22, 2017 - On December 16th, The Way to Happiness (TWTH) Association of Tampa Bay held their 2nd Annual Love and Help Children Awards Banquet in the historic Fort Harrison, the international religious retreat for the Church of Scientology. Twenty-two youth were acknowledged for their community service in front of an audience of 320 guests, including educators, community advocates and religious leaders.

    “I’m honored to be joined by so many who are responsible for educating youth, seeing that they make correct choices and assisting them to live happy and healthy lives,” said Ms. Tanja Cranton, the Executive Director for TWTH Association Tampa Bay, “especially during this Holiday season.”

    Guests enjoyed a complimentary buffet dinner, prepared by the award-winning Fort Harrison chefs.

    Following dinner, Ms. Kelly Yaegermann, President of TWTH Association Tampa Bay, spoke about The Way to Happiness, “The Way to Happiness is a book written by L. Ron Hubbard and is a simple, straightforward and direct guide that helps individuals make positive decisions.”

    Ms. Yaegermann also introduced the guest speakers: Dr. Regina Young, United Congregations for Communities and Youth; Mr. Edward Herman Jr. from AMI Kids Orlando; and Ms. Susan Liverpool, community activist – all advocates for The Way to Happiness program.

    The event ended with a concert performance by the Flag Band with Michele Henderson, bringing the whole audience to the dance floor.

    For more information about The Way to Happiness Association Tampa Bay, please call their center in Downtown Clearwater at (727) 467-6961.

    The Fort Harrison Religious Retreat:
    Since its construction in 1927, the Fort Harrison in Downtown Clearwater has been the home for many community events and charitable organizations. The Fort Harrison’s current owner, the Church of Scientology, has hosted over 500 community events there since a top-to-bottom restoration in 2009. The Scientology religion was founded by humanitarian and philosopher, L. Ron Hubbard, and incorporated in 1954. To learn more, visit

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