About Us

Welcome

 

WELCOME to o2b Fun, Inc.  We are a 501-c-3 not for profit, female owned, education foundation that provides educational scholarships to eligible  Florida students.   Scholarships are provided by funds that are raised in All Our Events.  Please Know that 100% of Proceeds go to YOUR COMMUNITY!


OUR EVENTS ARE: 

“Rooftop Suitcase Party;” 

“Reds, Whites & Jazzy Blues,”  

"ABCD Banquet with our signature “UN” Auction, which allows anyone to bid on auction packages that are posted on-line, by simply using your Smart Phone, Laptop or Computer which links to: https://www.myminiauction.com/o2bfuninc 

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We provide Educational Scholarships to Florida College bound students based on need and/or merit. We also grant Educational Summer Camp Scholarships to students based on need and/or merit, to keep them scholastically engaged during summer months. Our Scholarships are awarded at the annual Student & Parent Scholarship Party which takes early June!  In addition in mid September we grant Cash Educational Scholarships to schools for special programs such as classroom needs; bullying programs, etc.   Thank you for your support and please like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/o2bfuninc/ 

Disclaimer

 

DISCLAIMER: Ever seen one of those plate-spinning circus acts? Hence this message and what follows is designed only to be transparently honest!

Let me paint the picture for you. I work from home; I have no secretary or any other help at all. It’s just me. I Don NOt Take any Salary or Pay Benefits to myself!  I maintain two -2-  websites, one -1- blog, six -6- social media sites, and I do all of the solicitation/creative/marketing/requests/mailings/calls/follow up calls/letters/pickups/meetings/school contacts/school follow ups/referrals/leads and everything required to keep this business going while making our events as awesome as I can. 

I Only reimburse myself for event expenses, all so we can give 100% of the Funds Raised to Your Tampa Bay Area Kiddos!!  

The REAL HEROS come to us in the form of: Donors, Sponsors, Contributors, Attendees an Gifts that YOU give to make Scholarships possible.

FYI want to Read our FULL DISCLOSURE go to 

https://o2bfun.com/contact-us-how-to-help/

About Us ~ Board of Directors

Frona Elkes, Chairman of Board

  Frona Elkes is a nationally certified American Sign Language Interpreter. She has a Masters Degree in Deaf Education with an emphasis in second language acquisition. She was an instructor at St. Petersburg College in the Interpreter Training Program and is currently working for Hillsborough County Schools. She also works with Sorenson Communications Inc. providing video relay interpreting services and was one of the original team that established the first in-patient Deaf psychiatric program in Florida.  Frona was one of the original team members that established the first-in-patient psychiatric program for the Deaf in Florida.  

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Vivian Brinson Stowell, Board of Directors Member, is retired from the USPS after 30 years as a city carrier in St. Petersburg, FL.  While there, she served on an Affirmative Action committee and worked in an industrial film about mentoring new career employees.  She currently works part time in senior care giving.

Vivian has her real estate sales license (’86) and dabbles in it occasionally.  She volunteers at her church (First Baptist of Indian Rocks) and at Northside Christian School, where her son graduated in 2008.  She loves sports, spends time at the gym and enjoys social dancing (West Coast Swing).

Vivian lives in Pinellas County.  Her son (Tyler) and daughter-in-law (Allison) live in Edison, NJ and are expecting their first child in February

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Cristina Ashley, Secretary of the Board, has a broad background in healthcare and is a certified person trainer, currently working with Physical Therapists in injury rehabilitation and loves to incorporate techniques such as circuit training, plyometric, improving flexibility, joint stability, along with proper nutrition needed for long term fitness goals.  Cristina believes in aligning the mind, body and spirit to achieve over all fitness needs.  Her mission is to motivate and encourage individuals towards a more positive healthy active lifestyle by raising awareness on the importance of physical fitness.

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Terri Kilgore, a native of Defiance, Ohio, has lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1982.  Terri has worked for the past 32 years as a Registered Nurse (RN), with the majority of the time in the operating room.  She has been employed at Morton Plant Hospital for 25 years, serving as a Clinician II and specializing in open heart surgery for over 15 years.

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Brenda Hatfield Geanakos, Executive Director and Founder of o2b Fun, Inc., has more than 20 years of progressively responsible experience in directing a variety of fundraising events, including all logistics, all sponsorship and training of volunteers. Brenda has worked with four not for profit companies from creation of events to successful profit during tough economic times, and provided growth in attendance at the events. Brenda served from 1986-1995 as Vice President of Special Events with March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, then onto Upper Tampa Bay Regional Chamber; and onto Clearwater Regional Chamber. Most recently for four (4) years as Director of Partner Development Assistant with All Pro Dad.