Volume 99 l November 2022

Weekly eConnection
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Events Edition


A great employee and customer appreciation event!

More than $2K already in prizes. A silent auction for early holiday shopping.

Make reservations here: www.ChamberCasino.org

Ambassador of the Month

From left: Sue Osborne of Village Inn, Wendy Swertfeger of LegalShield/IDShield, Melody Hunter of Charles Rutenberg Realty, Dr. Rosemary DePasque of Belleair Bluffs Chiropractic, Gail Holden of Office Services 101, Collin Bottolfson of P&C Wealth Management and Stacy Gillis of Advanced Video Systems.

Our next Ambassador of the Month is... Gail Holden of Office Services 101! Thank you, Gail, for being an active member of the Ambassadors Team and for always helping out at our events. All of us at the Chamber appreciate your continuous support. Check out Office Services 101 in our Business Directory.

If you're interested in joining the Ambassadors Team, email Zoe at [email protected]

November is Largo Small Business Month!

****The City of Largo is encouraging residents, businesses, and visitors to recognize and support small businesses during the month of November, known as Largo Small Business Month. This special month was created by the City Commission to promote awareness of the impact local businesses have on the quality of life in Largo.

****As every year for Small Business Month, there will be no charge for temporary events during the month of November. The moratorium will provide Largo’s businesses an opportunity to host various events such as sidewalk sales and on-site promotional events at no charge to them in anticipation of the holiday shopping season. City of Largo Economic Development.

****Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

****When: THIS FRIDAY November 11 at 1 PM

****Where: AMA Medical Group

****1280 Missouri Avenue, Largo 33770


****Let's celebrate with AMA Medical Group -****Register here.

ChamberCARES in support of Be a Santa

to a Senior:

Stop by the Chamber office to pick up a tag or call us for a list of gift requests. If you have taken one already and purchased the gifts, make sure to bring them back for a photo in front of the tree! Gift collections end December 9th.

Thank you to the following members for dropping off their gifts: Sue Osborne of Village Inn.

Florida election officials wary of potential tropical system in Atlantic

It’s the last month of hurricane season and there are two tropical disturbances in the Atlantic, one of which may bring troubling weather to Florida on Election Day.

State faces challenges on Medicaid minimum wage

Three health-care groups have challenged how the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration is carrying out a requirement that “direct care” workers get paid a minimum of $15 an hour.

Column: Florida economy, environment thriving in 'goods from the woods'

An economic study by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences shows that forestry and forest products are the top agricultural commodity and leading agricultural export of Florida.

Russia seized their planes. Now South Florida firms sue insurers over alleged loss

The war in Ukraine is creating financial stress for two aircraft leasing companies in South Florida whose planes are being held hostage in Russia.

Manatee Awareness Month: Florida’s sea cows need urgent action to ensure survival

Manatee deaths in Florida topped 1,100 in 2021, according to data from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission which has also counted more than 700 deaths since the beginning of 2022. Both years saw manatees starving with a lack of seagrass to eat.

Thank you to our Trustees and Newsletter Sponsors
Bay Care/Morton Plant Hospital
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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
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