Volume 51 l December 2021
Weekly eConnection
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Membership Edition
Coffee An' Networking - Creative Pinellas
Last week we had our Special Holiday Coffee An' Networking event at Creative Pinellas. Thank you to our sponsors Piper Fire Protection, National Aviation Academy, Cloud Law Firm & The Haus Coffee Shop for making this event possible. Thank you everyone for coming! Check out the video on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/VGAh-J0jvs8
Shout out to Advanced Video Systems for the photos.

Our sincere thanks to the following businesses who joined the Chamber during the past three weeks. To learn more about them, please visit www.CentralChamber.biz
Nicole Merangoli
10289 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33771
Easy Home Sales, LLC
Jimmy Culler
8588 Starkey Road, Suite D, Seminole, FL 33777
SiteOne Landscape Supply
Jonathan Mills
13065 S. Belcher Road, Largo, FL 33773
727- 531-3180
Saluting Chamber Loyalty!
Our sincere thanks to the following businesses who renewed during the past four weeks. Their continued loyalty is inspiring! To learn more about them, please visit www.CentralChamber.biz
At Home Floors Carpets Plus Color Tile, 6-Year Member
Blue Q Health & Wellness, 5-Year Member
Compass Self Storage, 2-Year Member
Copiers, Etc., 15-Year Legacy Member
Edeline SMC, 5-Year Member
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 13-Year Member
GarrisonPro, First Renewal
Gulf Coast Consulting, Inc., 13-Year Member
Liberty Payment Solutions, 2-Year Member
McDonald Pest Control, 5-Year Member
Salon Studio 400, 9-Year Member
Tommy's Express - Missouri Avenue, First Renewal
Ultra Electronics-Forensic Technology, 14-Year Member
Slaughter Plumbing Service, 39-Year Legacy Member
(Legacy Member = 15 years or more)
Welcome Presentations - All Smiles Orthodontics & Flagship Bank
The Chamber and the Ambassadors Team presented two new members with their member plaques! Welcome All Smiles Orthodontics, represented by Dr. Alex Desman, and welcome Flagship Bank, represented by Nick Patel, to our Chamber.
Ambassador of the Month
The Ambassador of the Month is Richard Boisvert of Oyova! Richard has been a part of our Chamber for over two years and is currently the Chairman of the Ambassadors Team. Thank you, Richard, for your support and participation. Congrats!
Overwhelming generosity!
A heartfelt thanks to the many of you who contributed to our ChamberCARES! Campaign, this year supporting Be A Santa to a Senior, and for all the great gifts for our Annual Holiday Lunch supporting our Student Scholarship Fund. Look for a complete list of all our generous donors in next week’s special Holiday Edition of EConnection.
New coronavirus infections grew for the third week in a row across Florida as the newest, most infectious version of the pathogen spreads statewide.
The scramble to attract and retain workers can quickly change a company’s fortunes — for better or worse. Solutions are within reach.
A Leon County circuit judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that entities backed by the Seminole Tribe are illegally interfering with workers trying to gather signatures for a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow casino gambling in North Florida.
Feeding manatees could be a form of harassment, which is illegal under both state and federal law, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Florida employees who want to file a complaint against their employer over vaccine mandates have a new online complaint form to do so.
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
Paradise Air
Piper Fire Protection
Platinum Information Services
Regions Bank
The Palms of Largo
Valley National Bank
Village Inn
Wealth Builders
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