5 Things to Know in St. Pete: April 23

Help Feed the Needy, Breakfast with the Mayor, Patch Newsletter, Job Fair and Reverse Trade Show are five things you need to know today.

1. Patch is partnering with Feeding America Tampa Bay to help feed the needy in our community. Help us gather 2,000lbs of food. We'll take care of the heavy lifting but we need your help to gather food for hunger families in St. Pete and Tampa Bay. Leave spare nonperishable’s in our drop-off boxes, which are located at , and . If your business is interested in hosting a box, please email William Mansell.

2. St. Petersburg residents are invited for informal conversation, and a homestyle breakfast, when Breakfast With the Mayor visits Bob Evans, 2410 66th St. N., on April 25. Breakfast With the Mayor begins at 7 a.m. Mayor Bill Foster's meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday monthly, in hopes residents will share their thoughts and support the host restaurant with breakfast. 

3. Do you subscribe to the Old Northeast Patch Newsletter? Each morning we'll send you an email with the top local stories straight to your inbox. Not signed up? Scroll to the bottom of any page on Patch; click "newsletters" beneath the "goodies" title. Then, enter your email address to receive the Patch newsletter.

4. Today from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. there is a free Job and Career Fair at in downtown St. Pete. More than 50 local employers, as well as higher-education schools and vocational/technical institutes are expected at this job fair. Organizers recommend wearing proper business attire and arriving with a positive attitude and at least 20 copies of your resume.

5. Owners and operators of local and small businesses are invited to a Reverse Trade Show on Friday, May 4 to learn how to do business with the city and what opportunities exist. Hosted by the city's Procurement and Supply Management Department, the third annual Reverse Trade Show will be held at the historic Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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