Tampa, FL — WEDU PBS selected Forward Thinking Initiatives as one of six finalists for the 2014 WEDU Be More Knowledgeable Award. Continuing the tradition of honoring Tampa Bay area nonprofit organizations, the ninth annual WEDU Be More Awards will take place on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa. The annual community event will begin at 11:00 a.m. with the Bank of Tampa Hall of Heroes followed by an inspiring luncheon and awards ceremony starting at 12:00 p.m.
Forward Thinking Initiatives (FTI) has been inspiring teens to become entrepreneurs for over nine years through after school programs and summer camps. FTI is about to launch its first Teen Entrepreneurship Academy this February, in partnership with the Saint Petersburg Greenhouse. The kick-off program will be ART-repreneurship, helping teens who want to become professionals in the creative arts (acting, music, fine art and dance). To learn more about this first program go to http://stpetegreenhouse.org/youthART-repreneurship
For more information about FTI, check out: www.forwardthinkinginitiatives.com or call 813 760-7860.
The WEDU Be More Awards was created by WEDU PBS to help raise awareness for local nonprofits and their service to West Central Florida.