Tampa, Florida-- 10 News Anchor, Heather Van Nest, along with more than 1,000 people came together for Gourmet Feastival in Tampa.
The event supports The Centre in South Tampa. The Centre received a $10,000 dollar donation at the event to support a new Women's Business Center in the works.
Click here to learn how you can volunteer as a business mentor or take the free classes offered.
The Centre hopes to open the Women's Business Center in January of 2014. It would offer free counseling for women who want to start businesses, learn about payroll and business plans plus how to get financing.
Right now The Centre is already offering free classes to help women get back on their feet or gain new experience. Click on the link above to learn more.
For 22 years, The Gourmet Feastival has become a signature event in the Tampa Bay region.
Money raised at the annual event support The Centre for Women. The Centre for Women is a nonprofit organization offering a diverse array of programs to help women in Hillsborough County to succeed both personally and professionally.
The programs and services encourage, educate and empower women. The dedicated staff and loyal volunteers are involved in helping more than 3,000 people each year through their services, which focus on success strategies for workforce development, entrepreneurial and employment strategies, individual and family counseling, substance abuse treatment, services for girls and senior citizens.
The Centre, is located at 305 South Hyde Park Avenue in Tampa.