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YLS Leadership Development Series – Success Doesn’t Happen Alone

Join a community of hard-working young leaders who want to succeed in their goals and work together to build connections, knowledge, and professional skills. Our upcoming session – Success Doesn’t Happen Alone – focuses on success and career goals. Whether you are driving hard toward your goals or not quite sure where your focus should …

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UWS Agency FAQ Document

Tuesday, June 4, 2019   Why did United Way Suncoast decide to change its investment process? In January 2017, United Way Suncoast made a commitment to review our investment process and strategies to ensure that we continue to align all community investments with our mission to break the cycle of generational poverty by focusing on …

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New plan created to improve grade-level reading in Manatee County

By Anna Bryson Staff Writer  There are 32 elementary schools in Manatee County and 49% of third-graders are not reading on grade level. At 10 Title 1 schools, that number rises to 75%. Children who read on grade level by the end of third grade, statistics show, are more likely to graduate high school and have higher …

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United Way Suncoast Welcomes Three New Board Members

Scoop United Way Suncoast is pleased to welcome three new board members – Cheri Coryea, Karen Droz and Cynthia Saunders – to the Manatee Area Board for the 2019 term.  Board members are heavily involved in the development and execution of United Way Suncoast’s goal to help struggling ALICE families through educational programs that give …

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‘Dive Into Reading’ returns for third big year and beckons volunteers

By Vin Mannix Columnist  School’s out soon, but kids in our community will need extra help in a fundamental area and you can be part of a wonderful endeavor. Volunteer for “Dive Into Reading,” the nationally recognized summer reading program hosted by the Anna Maria Oyster Bar in partnership with the Manatee School District, the Suncoast …

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Tampa area officials grapple with workforce quality issues

With the results of a comprehensive comparison study against nearly 20 peers, Tampa area officials and business leaders have a core challenge: to recruit and retain talent.    by: Mark Gordon   What will Tampa Bay be when it grows up? That metaphorical question is the crux of the 2019 Tampa Bay Regional Competitiveness Report. The …

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UWS News Briefs

Tocqueville Society members gather to “Celebrate the Season” A chilly evening didn’t deter Tocqueville Society members and other special guests from gathering on December 4 to connect with old friends, meet new Tocqueville Society members and enjoy the holiday season.  Hosted at the beautiful St. Petersburg home of Tocqueville Society members James and Molly Camp, …

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