Feature Story Mello, president of the Tampa Bay chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse, presents Tampa General Hospital President and CEO John Couris with a tiny "cut," or biker's vest, during a ceremony for National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Raising awareness, working for solutions

During Child Abuse Prevention Month, community agencies across the Tampa Bay region are raising awareness about the problem and the organizations and programs available to help reduce it.

Partner Content The Closing the Gap program's signature event in Pinellas County elementary schools is the annual Boys Read Book Battle.

Pinellas schools closing the gender gap in reading with classroom strategies, a little competition

Ten years ago, a Pinellas Education Foundation report shined a light on the gender achievement gap in reading. Working for solutions, the nonprofit partnered with Pinellas County Schools on Closing the Gap, a program that uses research-based results-driven teaching strategies, teamwork and competition to boost elementary school boys' interest and scores in reading.

Feature Story Tugboats helped maneuver ship traffic through Tampa Bay and surrounding waters.

Masthead gallery: Touring Port Tampa Bay

The eclectic work-play environment of Port Tampa Bay includes gantry cranes, cruise ships and ferries, and a variety of boats designed for different purposes, some more obvious than others. Curious to learn more? Scroll through this photo gallery of images taken during a recent visit.

Partner Content Easterseals Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist Lisa Negron

Easterseals helps children hit crucial developmental milestones

With funding from the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, the Easterseals Early Early Learning & Intervention Program helps young children meet key developmental milestones.

Feature Story New Creative Pinellas CEO Margaret Murray brings wide-ranging experience and accomplishments to her role at the county's nonprofit arts agency.

Tampa Bay arts leaders: Creative Pinellas CEO Margaret Murray

New Creative Pinellas CEO Margaret Murray brings wide-ranging experience and accomplishments to her role at the county's nonprofit arts agency. 

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Masthead gallery: St. Pete's MLK North District

A photo gallery from St. Petersburg's MLK North District.

Feature Story The new exhibit explores 50 years of Feld Entertainment’s transformation of the circus experience.

Photo story: The Greatest Show on Earth® at The Ringling in Sarasota

Thanks to generous philanthropic donors and driven by a mission to inspire, educate and entertain, The Ringling in Sarasota opens its latest exhibit on the emergence of the modern circus. 

Feature Story Gallery114@HCC Ybor City Campus is one venue on the first Spring Ybor Arts Tour.

April arts roundup: Spring Ybor Arts Tour blooms

The April arts scene in Tampa Bay has the debut of the Spring Ybor Arts Tour, a production of "Beauty and the Beast" for the annual American Stage in the Park, Bob Devin Jones' final play at The Studio@620 after 20 years as artistic director, and much more.

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