Friday, June 5, 2015

Men of Vision 9th Annual Award Ceremony & Mother Day Celebration













Congratulation to all the young men who excelled to many different levels... I want to congratulate the 17 young men who will be 2015 graduates. I was overjoyed to see young men who were presented laptops, scholarships, awards, trophies and more.... 

Thank you to all the Elected Officials, Former Chief Jane Castor, Chief Eric Ward, Ret. State Rep. Betty Reed, School Board Members, Attorney Constance Daniels, for taking out the time out your morning to attended a rewarding event, "Male Youth In Our Community"... Not all young men in our community are doing bad. Where is the Media to cover this Story!!! No Where... 

As tired as i was this morning. I wouldn't have missed it for the world.... Mr. Ross Anderson, Pres. of Men of Vision, Job Well Done! All the glory belongs to the Lord. I'm glad the Lord chose you to bring forth a vision, "Men of Vision".. Keep up the great work Mr. Anderson...

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Sparkle & Shine "SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND"


SPARKLE & SHINE "SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND"
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015
SEMINOLE HEIGHTS LIBRARY 4711 N CENTRAL AVE TAMPA FL
9:00 A.M. - 2:00 PM
LIGHT BREAKFAST & LUNCH PROVIDED
ADMISSION:FREE
ALL WOMEN OF ALL AGES AND BACKGROUND ARE WELCOME

Saturday, May 30, 2015

1st Annual "COMMUNITY FUN DAY" @ Cypress Point Park


Children With A Vision, Inc. * She Helps To Empower and Hearts of Royalty:.... Presents Community Fun Day
Sunday, July 26th at Cypress Point Park beginning at 11:00am
Family Fun, Games, Food and More! See you there!
Each season, every year, local Tampa Bay organizations strive upon their missions to help, unite, empower and resource our community in different ways.
Although we have different missions, our goals are the same: A better world, starting within our own community
Family Fun Day is day dedicated to all community organizations and their families to come together and celebrate their accomplishments with each other in plain old-fashion fun!
Beach Volley Ball, Horse Shoes, Flag Football, Dodgeball, and more…

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

My Best "SUPER-ME" 2015 Mrs. Tonya Lewis

My Best "SUPER-ME" 2015 
When I look back and think of my life, and how I soared above my adversity that was destined to killed me before i was even born.. But God---> wrote "My Story", and believe me it's a novel, and soon one day it might be a Best Seller.. I have a reason to (Smile) today.. Who sustain:
1.Raped at 5yrs, Raped at 7 (Parent subjecting wrong company around your kids).
2.Pregnant at 13, and lost a little Girl. (A Child burring a Child).
3. On the street at 14 (because trying to find Love, that wasn't received at home).
4. Went to W.T. Edwards (Making wrong decisions).
5. Sentenced to a Girls Camp for 30 days.(Making wrong decisions).
5. Pregnant at 17, and almost lost my life (tubal pregnancy).
6. Sentenced to Florida State Prison at 20 for (18 months)--> Completed.
7. Married at 21 to (Oliver W. Lewis), and he was killed in 93 (yes I'm a Widow).
8. Sentenced to Prison at 21 for (7yrs + 12yrs probation) did 1yr on the 7 and came home on 12yrs probation (Successfully Completed 12yrs Probation).
9. In 1996 I was the (Victim) of 1st Attempted Murder of a young lady i was helping, to be stabbed 21 times in my sleep. But I'm still here with the scars and SMILES today. So when you look at me, I wear the scares a smiles well..
10. In 1998, purchased a home, and in 2009 gave it up for gaining a PEACE of Mind.
11. Lost another love of my life in 2000 to a motorcycle accident (Gregory Hills).
12. My Success & Accomplishments in the midst of:
1. Opened a business "Lewis Lawn Care.- 21 years strong
2. Opened a Non-Profit Children With A Vision, Inc.- 21 yrs strong
3. Rewarded with a Proclamation from the City of Tampa.
4. Rewarded with a Proclamation for the County Commissioners.
5. In 2009 Rights Restored to Vote for our 1st African American President.
6. Received multiple, Awards, Humanitarian Awards, and Certificates.
7. Liaison and sit on multiple boards for the Juvenile Justice System.
8. Was granted permission to be apart of "Prison Ministry"... What a blessing to been in the system to now blessing the system with my presence to speak to
individuals on Consequence and Choices dictates your future.
9. To Be Script, To Be Humble, To Be Patient, and to be made Whole and to be able to have a Peace of Mind and to Be In My Right State of Mind- All I Can Say Is, "Lord I Thank You",,, the best thing of ALL of this is to Re-Dedicate "My Life" to the Lord for what all the HELL I've been through.... Yes "SUPER-ME"!!!!
What's Your Excuse? NONE! God Get's All The Glory for My Life Story.. The Lord wrote the book and the chapters of My Life... "Super-Me"... Amen!
And you wonder why I smile! You wonder why I keep pressing through! You wonder why I'm covered! You wonder why No Weapon Formed Against Me Shall Prosper! You wonder Why? This is WHY???? 

Monday, December 22, 2014

Children With A Vision & Regans Delights-"Pre Christmas Feeding"



God Gets All The Glory in the midst of a blessing of feeding the underprivileged yesterday... Children With A Vision- Tonya Lewis and Regan Truely Blessed Glover- Regans Delights feed over 130 people off the streets. GOD IS SO GOOD..... You never know where you might be at the day or tomorrow. Thank you Rev. James Gallon for coming out and ministering and blessing the food. Thank you Ms. Sallysue Simmons for always sponsoring and volunteering in all Children With A Vision endeavors.... Thank you Jesus for Favoring Us to be a blessing to others. We are full of joy. A special thank you to All the Volunteers who came yesterday and lent a hand. Words cannot express enough. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. 

Thank you Wilson Funeral Home, Ray Williams Funeral Home-Jeffrey Rhodes, T.A. Mahoney Co, Original Hooters, Col. Evelio Otero, Del Baldwin, Tracy Williams, Greg Williams, Sherri Harrison, Connie Tucker, Marie Jewels, Jermain Tillman, Tiffany Frierson, Sabrina Bradley, Clairvance Leonel Sr. B.J., Miracles Out Reach, Regan Delights- Regan Truely Blessed Glover, Children With A Vision, Inc.-Tonya Lewis, ----Meat Market, Gene Anthony Cuban Sandwich, Mi Mi Brewer and Exciting Faith Alive, Club 1828, for coming together during the Christmas Holidays to be a blessing to the underprivileged in providing a Hot Meal.

Monday, August 18, 2014

CWAV 2014 "15th Annual Back To School Giveaway"

First I want to give the honor to God, then my Sponsors, Promoters, and volunteers. We Made It Happen! No child was left without a backpack..Thank you to the Title Sponsor Vanguard Attorneys" & Platinum Sponsor Original Hooters"... I have to say when you work together for the common good of the community and take yourself personally out of the equation, then God gets all the glory. The kids and parents were very grateful.. To my Sponsor, Thank you for believing in me to bless our community. To my volunteers, thank you. I had so many challenges, but yesterday everyone Stepped Up, and made the day operational and smoothed.. For that, I’m humbly grateful… Thank You















































Monday, June 2, 2014

Honoring Dr. Maya Angelou

Super Soul Sunday "Honoring Maya"..
I can say natural "Wisdom"
#Grateful #Forgive #Love #Gratitude

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Thank you T.A. Mahoney for Sponsoring "15th Annual Back To School Giveaway"

Thank you T.A. Mahoney for being a Sponsor of Children With A Vision, Inc. 15th Annual Back To School Giveaway... I just want to say it is a privilege that these companies get the recognition. Thank you T.A. Mahoney for always being supportive to Children With A Vision. This is what Community Partnership about.. Coming together for the common good of the community. They always come out and participate in the Back To School Giveaway... If you would like to donate.. Go To http://www.childrenwithavisioninc.com/ and DONATE. You will supply some kids who need a initial start back to school. Thank you in advance...

MEMORIAL WEEKEND "Remember The Fallen"


As Memorial weekend approaches, let’s not forget the fallen soldiers who lost their lives so that we could be here today. I pray for all the families who would be remembering their love ones. For everyone who’s traveling on the highways this weekend please be safe. I send traveling blessings and mercy with you to and from. As you know this is a long weekend, and the Police is out. So be careful in whatever you choose to do. To all the families who lost a love one due to the military, God Bless you.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Thank You "Hooters" 1st Sponsor of 15th Annual Back To School





Thank you Original Hooters for being the first Sponsor of Children With A Vision, Inc. 15th Annual Back To School Giveaway... I just want to say it is a privilege that these companies get the recognition. Thank you Hooters for always being supportive to Children With A Vision. This is what Community Partnership about.. Coming together for the common good of the community. They always come out and participate in the Back To School Giveaway... If you would like to donate.. Go To http://www.childrenwithavisioninc.com/ and DONATE. You will supply some kids who need a initial start back to school. Thank you in advance...