Davis Islands Dog Park

Pictured here is Macho (right) and Willie (left) soaking up some fun at Davis Islands Dog Park. I spoke with Brittney (Willies owner) and Rosie (Machos owner) about the benefits of this particular pooch playground. Friendly pet parents, overall cleanliness, sandy dog cleaning stations, drinking water and a generally peaceful atmosphere were top of the list. Tucked in on Seddon Channel, Davis Islands Dog Park/Beach really is an urban oasis.  

Valerie Miller Spotlight

Breaking the Chains of Physical, Emotional, Mental and Sexual Abuse

Valerie L. Miller, A Visionary, Author, Inspirational & Motivational Speaker, Advisor, Domestic Violence Educator and Advocate. Valerie LaShawn Miller is an Executive Secretary at the State Attorney’s Office in Hillsborough County for the Felony Bureau Chief in which she has been working there for almost 22 years. Valerie attended the Mt. Tabor Bible College and served on the Board as the Secretary. She has an Associate’s Degree & Bachelor’s Degree in Theology graduating both times with Summa Cum Laude Honors. She is a Certified Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Advocate. She is on the Board of Education with the “Are You Safe Organization” and volunteers as a Domestic Violence Educator and Speaker for the Organization. Valerie is the Author of two (2) books titled, Victorious! From Violence to Victory! Breaking the Chains of Domestic Violence; the other one is titled, Victorious! Breaking the Chains of Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Abuse; a Handbook for Survivors of Abuse. Valerie has been married to John Lester Miller for 19 years and is the mother of three daughters, ValTrenda, Maria and Toniqua. She is the stepmother of two, Brittany and John Jr. and a proud grandmother of eight. She is an active member of the Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ, where she serves as a Missionary on the Missionary Society Board under the leadership of her Pastor, Elder Ricardo Welch and her Church Mother – Mother Skinner. She also is the President of the Young Women Christian Council (YWCC). Valerie is now working with “Bruised but not Broken Ministries” that minister to abused men, women and children. Most of all, she is a Phenomenal Woman with a testimony and a Heart & Passion to help empower the physical, emotional and sexual abused men, women and children to revive from living in fear …

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Tampa Bay Social Network

Tampa Bay Social Network

It’s time to “Connect and Get Social”. Whether you’re new to the Tampa Bay area or have lived here all of your life, the Tampa Bay Social Network is a place to connect for social fun. Tampa Bay Social Network Tampa, FL 381 Members The Tampa Bay Social Network is a new meetup group that is focused on connecting people and fun social activities together while exploring Tampa Bay and unlocking all it has t… Check out this Meetup Group →