Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida, will speak when the USF Women's Club kicks off its club year Sept. 17.
The luncheon, open to members and potential members from the university and the community, will be at 11:30 a.m. in Traditions Hall in the Gibbons Alumni Center.
Genshaft will offer an update on the university and plans for this academic year. She also will assist with the presentation of Grace Allen Scholarships to Karl Bombaugh, Marguerite Campbell, Bernice Carpenter, Carolyn Carr, Mary Fitzpatrick and Judy Lake.
The luncheon is $25 per person and reservations must be made by check payable to Rose Killinger. Mail correspondence to her at 30317 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620.
Other activities planned by the club are tours of the USF CAMLS facility in downtown Tampa; a tour of the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute; a program by Bill Sutton about the master's degree in sports and entertainment management; and an installation luncheon.
German-American group gets start
The German-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States will launch its Florida chapter Sept. 13 with a reception at the Museum of Science & Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Ave.
Registration is at 5:30 p.m. and the program is at 6 p.m.
Artist offers teen, adult workshops
Artist Terry Klaaren will host a series of workshops for teens and adults.
The workshops at the Omar K. Lightfoot Recreation Center, 10901 N. 56th St., are taken in two sessions with a $35-per-person fee, or $25 for members of the Temple Terrace Recreation Department.
The sessions begin Tuesday and also will be Sept. 11, 18 and 25, and Oct. 23 and 30. Reservations are required by calling Klaaren at (813) 985-9200 or the Temple Terrace Recreation Dept. at (813)-506-6630; or emailing info@KlaarenArt.com
Temple Terrace gardeners meet
The Temple Terrace Garden Club will have a program called "How Does Your Garden Grow?" when it meets Sept. 12 at Woodmont Clubhouse, 415 Woodmont Ave, Temple Terrace.
The meeting, open to members and guests, will include coffee at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting at 10 a.m. A covered dish luncheon will follow.
African violet fans Gather at church
Mina Menish will present a program, "Growing My Way," when the Tampa African Violet Society meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The 7 p.m. meeting, open to members and guests at no charge, will be at Common Ground Christian Church, 4207 N. Boulevard. For information, contact Jim Boyer at (727) 871-2014 or email@example.com.
Fashions featured at special event
Project Style Live Style Off celebrates "Fashion's Night Out" at the Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Five finalists from the online style competition will compete in a Live Style Off fashion event in Center Court, with a chance to win a $1,000 mall shopping spree. The free event will benefit Shriners Hospital for Children — Tampa. Dress for Success, an organization helping women succeed, will collect gently worn business attire, shoes, handbags and jewelry.