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Grab Your Ticket to 2018 Fulfill Your Destiny’s Spring Chari-Tea Event!

Fulfill Your Destiny is announcing our 2018 Fulfill Your Destiny’s Spring Chari-Tea, our signature event on Mar 24, 2018 returning again to the beautiful Empress Tea Room located at 12924 N Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa, FL, a locally owned and operated elegant Tea Room and Event Dining venue.  Our 2018 Fulfill Your Destiny’s Spring Chari-Tea will be 2:30 – 5:00 PM on Saturday, Mar 24, 2018. 

We’re delighted to share that our 5th Annual signature event, Fulfill Your Destiny’s 2018 Spring Chari-Tea is presented by Williams Consulting Group as our Title Teapot Sponsor.

100 career women interested in supporting our greater Tampa Bay community through philanthropy will attend for a celebration of women for charity with tea.  It’s not just tea; its Fulfill Your Destiny’s Spring Chari-Tea!  Please RSVP early as we sell out each year!

Please bring several business cards with you as some of our Sponsors will be having a Raffle.

Each year, Fulfill Your Destiny’s Spring Chari-Tea is a very nice way to celebrate Women’s History Month. March is also National Brain Injury Awareness Month and it’s when we celebrate the arrival of Spring.  

We’ll have Live Auctions, Silent Auctions, Surprise Totes, Raffles, and a few other nice surprises.  

We’ll have several Silent Auction items available for bidding.

We’ll have a separate Jewelry Raffle for an exquisite piece of jewelry donated by Hands Across the Bay.  Raffle tickets for this stunning jewelry will be 1 for $20, 3 for $50, and 7 for a $100 donation.

Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the ‘your choice’ Raffle with 20 prizes valued at over $1,500. Tickets for the ‘your choice’ Raffle will be available with 10 tickets for a $20 donation.

Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in a 50-50 Raffle with 5 tickets available for a $20 donation.

Elegant Hats designed locally by Gidget Fisher will be available for a $20 donation.

While guests enjoy a fabulous High Tea which includes 3-tiered plates with scrumptious tea sandwiches, scones and decadent desserts, everyone will have opportunities to visit the Silent Auction tables, participate in our Jewelry Raffle, participate in the ‘your choice’ Raffle with over $1,500 in prizes, participate in the 50-50 Raffle, and select their favorite Elegant Hats by Gidget Fisher.


Fulfill Your Destiny and Wheels of Success have again partnered for a special presentation where we’ll be giving the keys to a ‘new to her’ vehicle to a local woman at Fulfill Your Destiny’s 2018 Spring Chari-Tea.  Please have your cameras and tissues ready!

Please contact Karen directly at karen.mertes@yahoo.com or karen@fulfillyourdestiny.org or by calling her at 813-481-9895 for sponsorship and reservations or for more information.


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Celebrate Your Right To Read! Banned Books Week!

The Banned Books Week Coalition is a national alliance of diverse organizations joined by a commitment to increase awareness of the annual celebration of the freedom to read. The Coalition seeks to engage various communities and inspire participation in Banned Books Week through education, advocacy, and the creation of programming about the problem of book censorship. Exercise your freedom to read with Karen’s best selling novel, “Plaintiff 101.”

plaintiff-101-cover-audio#1 Amazon Best Seller! As seen on Daytime TV, ABC & Bay News 9.
As my life hung in the balance after a tragic car accident caused by a drunk driver, I promised to spend the rest of my life helping others if I were to survive. Despite sustaining a traumatic brain injury, I am the founder and president of Fulfill Your Destiny, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to helping people whose careers have been altered by injury or other unforeseen circumstances. This book is to help other personal injury survivors contemplating litigation, or already involved in litigation. You should be able to navigate these troubled waters ever so slightly easier because of our experience and advice. We’re hopeful that plaintiffs’ attorneys will see the benefit of providing this book as a teaching tool to their clients so as a team you can win your case!

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Happy Easter!

Wishing you and yours a Happy Easter!

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