Athena News

Tieder Speaks at White House Task Force

3/26/2014 | Author: Johanne Castagan

Becca Tieder and her business partner were recently invited by President Obama’s Task Force to come to the White House to address Campus Sexual Assault. They were asked to offer their expertise and experience to key members of the Task Force such as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the White House Advisor on…

Laura Waller Paintng Wins Award

3/26/2014 | Author: Johanne Castagan

Laura Waller’s painting “Approaching The Harbor” won the Excellence Award at the recent 9th Biennial National Art Exhibition in Punta Gorda. The Vermont Studio Center has awarded her a month long Artist’s Residency for April 2014. The Center accepts 50 artists and writers from around the world each month. She’s also one of 21 artists invited…

Iorio to Lead Big Brothers Big Sisters

3/24/2014 | Author: Johanne Castagan

Pam Iorio will have a new role as of March 31 – President/CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.   The national organization is based in Irving, Texas (near Dallas) and Pam plans to commute Monday through Thursday, assuring all that Tampa will always be home.   Founded in 1904, BBBS is one of the oldest…

Holocaust Museum Honors Jane Castor

3/24/2014 | Author: Johanne Castagan

The 2014 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award has been presented to Jane Castor by the Florida Holocaust Museum. The award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Museum and whose vision, foresight and dedication have furthered the Museum’s mission to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future…