BRADENTON, FL – Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) is combining community service and networking on Thursday, March 23 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Feeding Empty Little Tummies (F.E.L.T.). The event will feature open networking and a tour of their warehouse by Jessica Ryherd, Director of Marketing. She will explain more about F.E.L.T. and how they are helping the local community. Attendees will be given the opportunity to help pack some bags for students.
The event is co-sponsored by Bank OZK and Chicken Salad Chick who will be providing beverages and appetizers while the group networks. Attendees are being asked to bring food items with individually wrapped serving sizes to donate as F.E.L.T. now helps 1500+ homeless and food insecure students each week.
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The Manatee Chamber of Commerce, with 2,000+ member businesses and organizations representing 69,000 employees, has offices in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch to serve the greater Manatee County area. Its mission is to build a positive business environment while enhancing the community’s quality of life.