Chamber Member News
practices are open. This includes radiation oncology, urology and surgery. We are seeing patients every day. We have taken extra precautions by putting stringent cleaning practices in place, empty waiting areas and are offering telemedicine options. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Linda Vernon at 941-961-3439 or directly to any of our offices.
has changed office hours to 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., M-F, until further notice. While this time has been stressful for all of us, we will be using it wisely to work on our own marketing efforts and systems for improvement. Now would be a good time for your company to do the same! If there is anything we can do to help you promote your business and keep you up and running in these difficult times, please let us know. Stay healthy and be well!
As responsible community members, we are being asked to stay in our homes and to practice social distancing as much as is practical. For some people who are living with an abuser, home is not a safe place for their families. Call the
Hotline at 941-627-6000 to speak with an advocate to make a safety plan for your situation. If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
Families that have been reunified with their children through the child welfare system need mentors at this difficult time. If you or someone you know have a few minutes a day to mentor a family by providing support and linkage to resources from the comfort of home, please fill out an application at
. Training can be completed via email and support provided via phone, email, social media or electronic means. Working together through this crisis, families and the
team appreciate our volunteer mentors. Lend-a-hand, mentor a family today!
Chelsea Place Homecare
is open for servicing. We offer homemakers, companions, light housecleaning, meal preparation, showers and dressing, toilet and transferring, medication reminders, shopping and errands. No minimum hours and available 24/7. 941-979-5288
Complete Auto Repair
is open to serve you. Our lobby can hold three customers at recommended social distancing guidelines, so please call Ron and Misty at 941-623-2926 to schedule an appointment that ensures we keep our distance during this time. We appreciate your business.
Treating patients virtually anywhere,
Response Team is prepared to utilize telehealth to address patients’ needs when clinic visits may not be an option. Under expanded guidelines during the COVID-19 crisis, CORA clinicians are treating patients remotely using any private platform that has both video and audio to insure continuity of care. Telehealth continues CORA’s commitment to lead the industry using innovation to deliver robust, quality care to all. See the latest at
. The list of insurances participating with telehealth is
. Schedule a virtual appointment at
D’Vines Wine & Gifts
is offering pick up/take out and delivery. We are offering the following: wine, beer, tapas fare, cheese boards, charcuterie, paninis, flatbreads and personal pizzas. However, we have shortened our hours, open from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Check out our Facebook page (D’Vines Port Charlotte) or call the shop at 941-627-9463. Message us on Facebook for other delivery options.
Thank you for helping us to assist our community amid our current environment.
Extended Stay America-
During this unprecedented time, many colleges and universities are temporarily closing student housing to help keep their student body and community healthy. If you or your students are looking for alternate housing, we can help. With over 600 locations nationwide, we are likely right around the corner. In addition to flexible stay lengths and all the amenities of home, we also have exclusive discounts for your students. If your students are booking themselves and you would like to share these deals, please forward this email or
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Like most everyone,
has spent the last weeks learning about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is impacting the world and our lives. For us, it means understanding how it affects our employees, customers, and communities, and making adjustments to our everyday work and operations. If you already have in-home consultations, deliveries, or installations scheduled, we will be happy to reschedule your appointment if that is your desire. Please know that our installation teams are following all recommended sanitizing practices. We are open, call 941-624-0077 to set up an appointment.
Gardiner & Sons Moving & Storage
are still providing the highest quality moving services. We are equipped with proper gloves, sanitizers, and are practicing as much social distancing as possible. Please help us by letting us know if anyone in your household has been sick. We would be happy to reschedule your move. If you know you need to reschedule your move, we hope you will do that as soon as possible. We are keeping you all in our prayers. Be safe, from our family to yours. For information call Kenny at (941) 423-5311.
So you’re stuck at home. Here’s an idea – create some new content for your business. Record a video, write a blog, create some social media posts. This online collateral will serve you well once this virus allows business to resume. If you want some content ideas, talk to Patti Guerzo, with
Guerzo Business Consulting
. She always offers phone consultations, so if you want to talk about how to improve your business, even while you can’t actually do business, set up an appointment with Patti at
Do you need groceries, prescriptions, banking, or other errands done?
Helping Hands SW FL
offers this service for anyone not wanting to go out of their home right now. Whether you are self-isolating or just want to practice social distancing. Call us and let us help take care of your essential needs. You don’t need to be a senior to take advantage of this service. Call 941-347-8886 for more info.
If your income source has been cut off, we are sorry, and feel your pain. Unexpected income loss can quickly consume any emergency fund. At
Independent Financial Coaching
, we have several tricks up our sleeve to stretch your dollar. Contact Sue Craig at 941-916-5324, or
. Sue offers phone consultations, and will share these ideas with you to help you get through this very difficult situation.
Please note that all of our normal employment and tenancy background screening services are available as usual by phone, fax, and email. Our office is also open daily - although we are limiting in-person digital fingerprinting and other personal contact appointments at this time. For further information or to order services, please contact Doris Hebert-Ferrigno at
NRG Background Checks
at 941-488-8500; 800-531-6522;
Our 26th year serving Florida employers, landlords, and governmental entities.
continues serving Charlotte County! The diagnostic imaging services provided remain vital components of healthcare in the community. We are committed to keeping the health and safety of our patients and staff our top priority. The following measures are in place for safety: Staff members elevated their infection control procedures; Increased disinfection of surfaces; Hand sanitizer stations and disinfecting spray available for general use; Non-essential guests accompanying patients must wait outside; Patients with a fever, cough and/or shortness of breath are to reschedule. For questions, contact 239-936-2316.
We’re here for you: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for
Suncoast Credit Union
members- If you need to perform a transaction that isn’t available at the drive-thru or online, our teams will be available, if possible. To access service, visit the branch and call the phone number and extension listed on the lobby door. The following transactions will be provided in-branch for emergency situations (not available in Pinellas County): Instant issue debit card; cashier’s check; money order; wire transfers; notary services; safe deposit boxes; and mortgage and home equity loan closing, by appointment.
The Firm 360 Photography
- Offering Virtual Open Houses- Attention Realtors! Hold safe distance open houses with a Virtual Tour. Keep in contact with your potential clients. Send them the link to your Virtual Tours and they can tour your listings from the comfort of their home. This will get them excited to come in and look in person when this crisis is over. Call us to get your Virtual Tours scheduled. We can produce these in less than 24 hours.
Thom. Proffer, Director of Photography C: 941-258-2988 O: 941-347-8198
Toby Lynn helps families buy, build, or refinance their home. Let’s get the ball rolling for a family member, co-worker, or your best buddy! Toby Lynn can help get them financing for primary residences, secondary homes, investment properties, or construction loans. Specializing in happy, smooth, and on-time closings! Call today! Toby Lynn, Branch Manager,
The Mortgage Firm
, 941-356-6579 –
, a local company, would like to ask you if you would like your IT system to be as simple and dependable as electrical power. Zypha provides that kind of magic, transforming old outdated server based systems to a streamlined, dependable, high availability and secure system where you can conduct all business online and cares of yesterday, such as virus programs, ransomware and unwanted intrusions. become a thing of the past. Zypha serves small and medium sized organizations in many business sectors including three semi-government agencies. Contact Dave Powell, Managing Partner, 941-204-1958.
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