Ashley Brundage stepping down as TBGLCC president as the Chamber announces diversified name change

By : Jeremy Williams
Comments: 0

Share this story:

TAMPA – Changes are a necessity for any organization to grow and adapt to changing social climates, and the Tampa Bay Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is no different.

Earlier this year, the executive board started a discussion to make changes to the Chambers’ name and shake up the leadership’s rankings.

Continue Reading >>

Tampa Bay shined bright at the Diamonds Awards

By : Jeremy Williams
Comments: 0

The Tampa Bay Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce sure can throw a party and they should that at the second annual Diamond Awards at the Tampa Garden Club on Jan. 16.

Hosted by WFLA News Channel 8’s Paul Michael Mueller and TBGLCC president Ashley Brundage, the event was fun and fancy as guests were entertained by musician Jennifer Real.

Continue Reading >>

TBGLCC holds transgender panel discussion at monthly dinner meeting

By : Jeremy Williams
Comments: 0

TAMPA – Tampa Bay Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce held a transgender panel discussion at their November Dinner Meeting at the Barrymore Hotel in Tampa Nov. 18.

The panel, hosted by TBGLCC President Ashley Brundage and held in honor of Transgender Awareness Month, featured retired gender therapist Dr. Kathleen Farrell, METRO’s Lucas Wehle, the University of Tampa’s Caitlin Jones and Citi’s Carolina Gutierrez as special guest speakers.

Continue Reading >>

Overheard in Tampa Bay: TBGLCC is ‘mixing’ it up

By : Samantha Rosenthal
Comments: 0

New band forming for Tampa Pride
If you plan an instrument or have ever twirled a flag or a rifle, you have a chance to be part of the brand new Tampa Bay Pride Band. The new organization, led by John Davis, David Rosa and Nancy Corporon, are looking for charter members to join Tampa Bay Pride Band. The new group rehearses every Monday at 7:15 p.m. in Ybor City. The group plans to debut at Tampa Bay Pride on Saturday, March 28. If you can’t play an instrument and don’t want to twirl, your services could also be utilized in the form of a social media leader. For details and more information on rehearsals, email TampaBayPrideBand1@gmail.com.

Flamingo’s new head bird
The Flamingo Resort has undergone some renovations to its rooms, and now it has shaken up its hotel staff. The hotel welcomed new manager Robert Bowden at the beginning of January, and the new man in charge has some plans for the popular resort. Expect some new headlining, out-of-town entertainers in the coming months and more themed weekends, he told GSHRadio.com during a recent show. You can also expect a few other improvements, like a larger dinner menu at the resort’s restaurant and expanded hours to feed those after hours crowds. For more information, visit FlamingoFla.com.

Continue Reading >>