Volume 99 l November 2022

Weekly eConnection
801 West Bay Drive, Suite 602 Largo, FL 33770
Tel: 727-584-2321 Fax: 727-586-3112

Events Edition & Members' Promotions

Casino Night Postponed until Saturday, January 21!

Due to factors beyond our control the Chamber’s Caribbean Nights Casino Party has been postponed until Saturday, Jan. 21.  All reservations for that date will be honored and sponsorships/reservations accepted for the new date. 

If you require a refund, please call the Chamber, 727-584-2321.

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 membership@centralchamber.biz

WHEN: Thursday, December 15

11:30 AM - 1:15 PM

WHERE: Holiday Inn Harbourside

401 2nd Street, IRB, 33785

Presenting Sponsor $400: 4 tickets, logo placement, display table and time on the mic!

Marketing Sponsor $200: 2 tickets, logo placement and display table!

Tickets: $30 | Table of 8: $240


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.

B2B Holiday Happy Hour

Wednesday, Dec. 7 - 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Clearwater Yacht Club

830 S. Bayway Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767

$15 Members; $20 Guests - Register www.CentralChamber.biz

$100 Sponsorships - Gets your business 10x that in promo exposure, a marketing table and time at the mic to address the event crowd.

Email Tom@CentralChamber.biz or call 727-584-2321.

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.

Business Florida

Business Florida is for businesses looking to relocate to the Sunshine State. Learn about what makes Florida's eight geographic regions spectacular for commerce and industry. Produced in partnership with Enterprise Florida.

Still reeling from Ian, Florida shrimpers are desperate to get back on the water

When Ian made landfall in Florida in late September, it hit the shrimp fishing industry particularly hard. For decades, it's been an important part of the economy in Fort Myers — integral to the region's culture and identity.

As Nicole strengthens to potential hurricane, NASA and Space Force prep for storm surge

With Florida firmly in the crosshairs of Tropical Storm Nicole, teams across Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station are preparing facilities – and the massive moon-bound Artemis I rocket – for the still-strengthening storm.

Imagine Clearwater inches closer to completion as amphitheater is installed

Imagine Clearwater, the city’s $84 million redevelopment of the downtown waterfront, is inching closer to its targeted June completion date.

Miami-Dade countywide zone pushed to spark foreign trade

Every inch of Miami-Dade may soon be covered by a foreign trade zone, enabling participating businesses to become more price-competitive in international goods trade, a key element of the county’s economy.

Thank you to our Trustees and Newsletter Sponsors
Bay Care/Morton Plant Hospital
Business & Family Insurors
Check Before Hire
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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