Volume 72 l May 2022
Weekly eConnection
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Events Edition
A Taste of the Chamber Business Breakfast
Stay tuned for more photos in next week's Membership Edition newsletter!
Many old and new friends were welcomed at our Taste of the Chamber & Art of Engagement breakfast last week. It featured a dynamic presentation by Maureen Famiano of MEFMedia, seen in photo below. She’s a communications and project manager expert with dozens of years of television experience, who taught us the importance of – and how to – share our business message.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Let's celebrate with new member Resource MFG!
Thursday, May 19th @ 3:30 PM
7211 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo 33777
Register here.
National Travel & Tourism Week
Your Chamber was among 10 other Pinellas County Chambers at the St. Pete/Clearwater Airport last week, for the Travel Rally. Visitors from Missouri, New York and North Carolina received a warm welcome and were greeting with a lot of great information from the Visit St.Pete/Clearwater booth. What an awesome event!
The 2022 Inspire Awards

The Women Leadership Committee is now accepting Inspire Nominations for the following categories:
Business, Community, Public Service, Inspiring Youth and An Inspiring Youth.

For more information, download the Inspire Nomination Form here.
Sales of electric vehicles are growing in Florida, but EVs still amount to less than 1% of registered vehicles, cost about a third more than gas cars, and charging stations are far from universal. How fast can Florida really go electric?
COVID-19 infections in Florida continue to climb. Average daily cases have reached 4,711 for the most recent seven-day period from April 30 to Friday.
A federal appeals court panel has temporarily reinstated a Florida voting law that a federal judge recently declared unconstitutional for its limits on drop boxes, “line warming” activities at polling sites and third-party voter registration efforts.
Elon Musk and Twitter were sued on Friday by a Florida pension fund seeking to stop Musk from completing his $44bn takeover of the social media company before 2025.
From gas to diapers to hurricane supplies, dozens of expensive and essential items will be tax-free in Florida over the next few months.
Thank you to our Trustees and Newsletter Sponsors
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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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