Kyle, Ron, Beverly and Kent Bailey in an undated photo. Courtesy Bailey Family Foundation.

Benefactors: The Bailey Family Foundation

 duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay’s “Benefactors” series highlights men and women whose thoughtful philanthropy has enriched the Tampa Bay community in countless ways. The late 1950s was a bad time to look for a job in the coal mines of West Virginia. Automation had drastically cut the need for manpower and coal was not bringing a good price. Still, […]

IMMERSED IN THE ARTS: Hazel and Bill Hough in 2004 at their former home in Bayfront Tower, with a bowl by the glass artist Dale Chihuly. Photo: St. Petersburg Times

The Benefactors: Remembering Hazel Hough

“The Benefactors” is a new series from duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay, telling the stories of men and women whose thoughtful philanthropy has enriched the Tampa Bay community in countless ways. As a guy who has lived and worked on both sides of Tampa Bay, I’m often asked how sleepy old St. Petersburg awakened to become […]

Giving Times 10: These Local Philanthropists Lead by Example

The object of dR’s regular BACKPAGE column (so named because it always lands on the final page of each issue) is to provide a “focus on philanthropy” for the Tampa Bay area. Now, in the column’s second year, we have found a number of benefactors whose generosity and leadership have positively affected the community in […]