Transforming the Way
Professionals Expand their careers through LinkedIn

Enhance your LinkedIn profile and grow your network! Join Pat Huston for a workshop on tips on getting better referrals and career opportunities.

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:00 - 11:00
Greenhouse, St. Petersburg
Free but must: REGISTER HERE


You will begin the exploration for reinventing your second half of life:

  • Learn how the world is redefining retirement
  • Learn how to make the most of your Encore Academy journey
  • Begin the internal exploration of what has meaning and value for your life
  • Participants will be given additional resources such as personalized coaching, workbooks, a journal along with additional community resources and ongoing support group meetings.

May 14, 2016 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.(one 6 hour session)
St. Petersburg College, 13805 58th St. N., Clearwater, FL Rm 1-324
$75 | $65 Encore Connect Discount | REGISTER NOW

Encore Connect - Event Review

encore connectWith over 250 in attendance, we Engaged, Inspired and Connected participants to the information they need to take the Next Step on their Encore Journey…Memories from our Encore Connect Event

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May 3, 2016 is the 3rd annual Give Day Tampa Bay!

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 The countdown is on. Give Day Tampa Bay May 3, 2016 Give Day Tampa Bay is a community-wide, 24-hour online giving challenge hosted by The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. This charitable event helps Tampa Bay area nonprofits raise much-needed dollars and bring awareness … [Read More...]

Taking Another Look at Starting Your Own Business

Two weeks ago, Encore Tampa Bay hosted an event in our community called Encore Connect: Your Roadmap to What’s Next with over 260 people in attendance. The event was created to help mid-life adults (and beyond) connect to resources, organizations and experts that could help them along their “encore … [Read More...]

Baby Boomers Aren’t Headed to the Exits. They Are Taking New Highways.

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We are so excited to participate in Give Day 2016! Donations will be accepted from midnight to midnight on May 3, 2016. Learn more by visiting GiveDay.org
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Are you ready for your encore career


  • 10,000 Baby boomers are turning 65 every day
  • 9 million people ages 44-70 are in their encore career
  • Another 31 million are interested in joining them
  • 37% of boomers say they expect to retire after 65
  • 10,000 adults are turning 60 every day
  • Over 40% of all start ups in America are by adults over 45 years of age.
  • 70% of all boomers expect to work in some capacity after they "Retire"
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