Please bring gift donations (gift cards, bottles of cheer, tickets, etc...) for our Holiday Luncheon Gift Baskets Auction!
Annual Holiday Luncheon Gift Baskets Auction - It's for the kids!
Bring your gift cards, bottles of cheer and gift baskets today!
Thank you to Kemco, National Aviation, GarrisonPro, First Citizen Bank, Melody Hunter Realty, GTE Financial and Sue Osborne for the gift donations! Proceeds from the Gift Baskets Auction benefit the Chamber's Education Fund.
Purchase your tickets for the Holiday Luncheon HERE
TOURISM - A BIG COMEBACK!
Visit St. Pete/Clearwater (VSPC), the county’s tourism division, is reporting that visitor spending this year is approaching that of 2019, which broke all records. Seen here, VSPC President/CEO Steve Hayes announced those figures and presented the agency’s upcoming advertising campaign at its Annual Marketing Meeting last week at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Your Chamber was among dozens of business and hospitality leaders that attended.
New Member Plaque Presentation
The Chamber and the Ambassadors Team welcomed Julie Drolshagen, commercial real estate director of Century 21 Commercial Coastal Alliance, as a new member! Seen here are Ambassadors Team Chairman Richard Boisvert of Oyova and Ambassador Wendy Swertfeger of LegalShield presenting Julie (center) with her member plaque. Check out Julie at her amazing office in the 1253 Business Center on 1253 Park Street in Clearwater. Visit our Business Directory for more information.
Three months after the coronavirus ravaged Florida's unvaccinated and made the state the national epicenter of the pandemic, health officials logged the lowest COVID-19 positive test rate since the pandemic started.
Florida is closing half its monoclonal antibody therapy sites, forcing COVID-19 patients to seek free treatment at state-run sites further away or go to nearby hospitals and medical centers where the treatment can be costly.