Tampa Bay Military Information – 17 February 2017

Spotlight Event

WID GTB “Get Informed” Luncheon

Featuring:  Dr. Sarah Spradlin, CEO, Vitruvian Advantage

“Emotional Intelligence: Hiring Right the First Time”

Join us for our March luncheon event as we welcome Dr. Sarah Spradlin, CEO of Vitruvian Advantage one of Richmond, Virginia’s top full service workforce development firms, and the first female Principal Staff Director at United States Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command. Dr. Spradlin is a leading expert in the study of emotional intelligence as it relates to talent acquisition and succession management planning, transformational leadership & organizational resilience. She will discuss how to establish organizational resilience and grow a resilient workforce through emotional intelligence.

Wednesday, 1 March – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Tampa Yacht & Country Club
5320 Interbay Blvd., Tampa, FL 33611

$25members/$30 potential members
$5 Students/Free Active Duty Military


SOF for Life programs: helping prepare transitioning personnel above what the government provides. Global SOF Foundation hosts an online portal in which current and former SOF personnel can upload their resumes to be viewed by Global SOF Foundation corporate partners for employment opportunities. The second SOF for Life program is run by The Honor Foundation,:a rigorous 12-week transition program for SOF that are 12 – 18 months out from leaving military service, either through retirement or separation.
Rough Rider’s St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
Saturday, March 11th from 3pm-11pm – Volunteers needed to help run it! (asking organizations to staff individual bars, staff/volunteers can participate in the fun for FREE)
• Attempt to break world record of most people in a pub crawl (Kansas City set record in 2013 at 4,885 people- Philadelphia and Savannah both have attempted and failed, now it’s Tampa’s TURN!)
• All money raised will go to support VA Haley’s Veterans Recreational Support Therapy Program
• Participants must visit 10 pubs- drinking alcohol is NOT required
• 30 Bars are participating
• Entry is $15
• Website to be published by 17 January for registration and specific details
• Any questions, Please contact Billy Hogan- hoganbilly@live.com 727-641-4124