St. Pete Young Professionals offering opportunity to find your philanthropy match

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The St. Petersburg Young Professionals present the Inaugural Philanthropy Fair in partnership with the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, March 14, 2012 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Harbor Hall – the Gallery Room – 140 Seventh Avenue South..

The philanthropy fair will be an evening of speed networking, featuring Tampa Bay non-profits. What is speed networking? Well, in this case, each participant with have five minutes to meet and greet with five nonprofits within a 30-minute timeframe.

Represented nonprofits will be divided into five categories: 1) arts, 2) education, 3) environmental, 4) healthcare, and 5) social services. There’s sure to be a local organization that addresses a passion for each participant. Nonprofits will share their different stories about what they do and why they do it and will offer a variety of avenues for involvement such as volunteering, donating or serving on a board.

Light refreshments and a cash bar also will be available. This event is sponsored by the St. Petersburg Chamber Young Professionals.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.