On June 19th in Scientology history
Parking garage plans fall apart
June 19, 2001, Christina Headrick, St. Petersburg Times
Negotiations involving the city, the Church of Scientology, Pinellas County and the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority failed to produce a deal to make the project work. Several months of talks ended last week, after one last-ditch effort to save the project.
Tags: Clearwater, Real estate, Super Power
Lawsuit: Firm's training was front for Scientology
June 19, 2007, Business, Daily Southtown
A former employee of a Southland telecommunications company claims the company's required training included courses "designed to indoctrinate employees" in Scientology, and when she objected to the religious aspects of the training she was fired.
Margaret Warfield, of Montgomery, filed her religious discrimination lawsuit in federal court Monday against BTI Communications Group.
Tags: BTI Communications, Eric Brackett, Hubbard College, Hubbard Management
System, Margaret Warfield, WISE
Scientologists finish apartment renovation project, opens garage
June 19, 2007, Tampa Bay Business Journal
New housing is now available for members of the Church of Scientology's staff after $1.7 million in renovations were completed at Sherwood Gardens, a 106-unit apartment complex located three miles east of downtown Clearwater.
Tags: Clearwater, Real Estate
Famed short-seller Feshbach liquidating fund
June 19, 2008, Dane Hamilton, Reuters
During the 1980s, Feshbach and his two brothers, Kurt and Joe, built up a $1 billion Feshbach Brothers investment fund that specialized in short selling -- or betting on stock declines -- winning him praise and vilification on Wall Street.
Feshbach Brothers generated rich returns over 30 percent from 1982 to 1990, but later suffered a reversal of fortunes and liquidated in 1992.
Tags: Feshbach Brothers, Matt Feshbach, MLF Investments