Happy New Year! I hope your new year is off to a great start following the busy holiday season.
We had a great turnout for the Suncoast Chapter annual Holiday Luncheon in December. As always, the Board worked to organize a fun event, and many members showed their generosity by contributing raffle prizes that resulted in our chapter providing a donation of $684 to the
Academy Prep Center of Tampa
. (See their thank you note below.) It is our hope that many area firms will be able to participate in an internship program with the Academy. More info to come on that soon.
As you have likely heard, we are changing venues for our 2020 luncheons. The Board searched for a location that would be easily accessible to our members and also provide parking accommodations that are less challenging. We hope you will like the new venue at
Following up on past discussions regarding a CLM study group, based on the feedback provided by the membership, it was decided to begin the study group in May to prepare for the exam to be held this fall. Feel free to contact any of the Board members for more information.
Have you RSVP'd for the annual Business Partner Showcase? This is a popular event that you don't want to miss! More info below - I hope to see you there!
Melissa Hansen, Chapter President