Volume 66 l March 2022
Weekly eConnection
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All About Events Edition
2022 Legislative Wrap Up & Happy Hour Recap
Last week, we partnered with the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber for a Florida Legislative session wrap-up reception at the Bilmar Beach Resort. Thanks to those in our Legislative Delegation who took part, and for all those who attended. Special thanks to the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber for coordinating the event.
Great places to work!
While we consider all our members “the best businesses,” several were recently celebrated as being among the Tampa Bay’s 101 Top Workplaces by the Tampa Bay Times. Congratulations to:
*******- Raymond James Financial, #17, Large Business
*******- BayCare Health System, #18, Large Business
*******- GTE Financial, #9, Midsized Business
*******- Achieva Credit Union, #21, Midsized Business
*******- Fifth Third Bank, #27, Midsized Business
*******- FrankCrum, #29, Midsized Business
*******- DITEK Corporation, #10, Small Business
Coffee An' Networking - Keiser University
Be our Sponsor for only $150!
Logo placement on promos and time at the mic. Register here.
Start your day off with some informal networking!
FREE for Members; $25 for Non-Members
When: Thursday, April 7 at 7:45 AM
Where: Keiser University, 16120 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764
Thank you to our host & sponsors!
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Let's celebrate the grand opening of Gulfside Home Health's new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a plaque presentation!
When: Thursday, April 14 @ 8:30 AM
Where: Gulfside Home Health
13770 58th St., Ste 305, Clearwater 33760
Register here.
2022-23 Business & Community Go-to-Guide
Email Zoe at membership@centralchamber.biz to reserve your ad today!
Email Zoe at membership@centralchamber.biz to reserve your ad or click on the image above to download the form.
Florida’s employment picture continues to brighten, while the state jobs agency envisions conditions slowing to a more “stable” pace over the next two years.
In Florida, answers are elusive as to whether you can really disconnect from the grid. Misinformation is rampant and few of the government officials responsible for authorizing a disconnect have a clear understanding of what’s allowed and what’s not.
Miami Beach officials have spent recent years trying to control the raucous crowds, public drinking and growing violence associated with the city’s world-famous South Beach neighborhood during spring break.
You aren’t imagining it: There really are way more people visiting and vacationing in South Florida than ever before, including before the pandemic.
Scotland may be the birthplace of golf, but Florida is its hub. The Sunshine State boasts 1,281 golf courses, according to a 2020 count by the National Golf Foundation, spreading from Key West to Jacksonville and across to Pensacola.
Thank you to our Trustees and Newsletter Sponsors
Bay Care/Morton Plant Hospital
Business & Family Insurors
Cloud Law Firm PA
Duke Energy
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Home Instead/Be a Santa
Jackson & Associates CPA
Melody Hunter, Charles Rutenberg Realty
National Aviation Academy
Nova Southeastern University - Tampa Bay
Piper Fire Protection
Platinum Information Services
Regions Bank
Spectrum Reach
The Palms of Largo
Valley National Bank
Village Inn
Wealth Builders
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