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Veteran nonprofit executive sues Tampa YMCA for age discrimination

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A veteran nonprofit executive is suing the Tampa YMCA for age discrimination, saying they have a history of forcing out older individuals to maintain a “younger workforce.” Kathryn Short Rabon, 59, serves as executive director of Suncoast Hospice Foundation, the fundraising arm of Suncoast Hospice. According to a news release, Rabon has a long resume working for several prominent nonprofits, including as CEO of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce; vice president of development and communications at the Tampa Metropolitan…

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Clearwater Chamber announces local endorsements; virtual tie between Charlie Justice, Mike Mikurak

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Clearwater’s Chamber of Commerce announced endorsements in several local races, and a virtual tie between two equally qualified candidates for a Pinellas County Commission seat. In a statement Friday, CLEARPAC, the committee for the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Chamber’s board of directors, made recommendations based on “the importance of Election Day to the continuing success of local business.” CLEARPAC is endorsing Clearwater Republican Sen. Jack Latvala for re-election to Senate District 20, as well as Republican State…

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