Metro Wellness and Community Centers announces program director changes

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ABOVE: Nate Taylor has been named the director of LGBTQ+ programs for Metro Wellness and Community Centers. Image from Facebook.

ST. PETERSBURG | Metro Wellness and Community Centers has announced that Nate Taylor will serve as the organization’s director of LGBTQ+ programs and that James Keane will serve as its director of development.

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PHOTOS: St. Pete gathers for Taste of Pride 2018

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St. Petersburg | 500 area foodies, beer connoisseurs and art enthusiasts gathered on March 3 at the Coliseum to celebrate the return of St. Pete Pride’s Taste of Pride.

Local restaurants, bars and breweries offered some of their best samplings, with attendees weighing in on their favorites to award the inaugural Taste of Pride (TOP) Award to the Flying Boat Brewing Company. Following their favorite feasts, guests were treated to outstanding drag performances by Kori Stevens, Kenya Black, Chanel P. Cartier, Nicole T. Lane and PheYonce Montrese, with music from DJ L. Mo.

Watermark was on hand to join in on the dining and dancing, and you can check out our photos below. For more information about St. Pete Pride’s other upcoming events, click here.

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LGBTQ+ youth wow and “Take the Stage!” at Metro Wellness & Community Center

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ST. PETERSBURG |Who run the world? Youth.

On August 5, Metro Wellness & Community Centers’ summer camp program for youth presented“Take the Stage!” – its second annual talent show featuring LGBTQ+ youth. The show gave its audience the chance to witness the many talents of Tampa Bay’s young LGBTQ+ community, with participants from middle school and up.

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