Athena News

Mary Bethune to Represent Florida

4/20/2018 | Author: Johanne Castagan

Good news:  The legislature passed and the governor signed a resolution to replace Florida’s statute in the nation’s capitol with Mary McLeod Bethune. (It had been Kirby Smith, the last Confederate general to surrender.) Bethune not only was the founder of Bethune Cookman University, but also was the world’s most famous woman of color in…

Equal Pay Day April 10, 2018

3/29/2018 | Author: Johanne Castagan

As an organization, the Athena Society, Inc. continues to be attentive, supportive and committed to efforts that will change the present state of pay inequity between men and women and minority workers. Our position statement on Pay Equity is so in keeping with those efforts and voices who call for closing the pay gap, advocating…

Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame

2/19/2018 | Author: Johanne Castagan

Judy Lisi will be inducted into the Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame at a dinner on April 19 at the Tampa Convention Center. Honorees in the Class of 2018 “have made contributions to free enterprise, have demonstrated business excellence and are inspiring leadership and social responsibility.”

Grand Opening March 26th

2/19/2018 | Author: Johanne Castagan

Members are cordially invited to attend the grand opening of the Arthenia L. Joyner University Area Community Library on Monday, March 26, at 10 a.m. Located at 13619 No. 22nd Street, it’s an impressive and very welcome addition to the area. Join Arthenia to celebrate this honor!