Volume 93 l October 2022

Weekly eConnection
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Tel: 727-584-2321 Fax: 727-586-3112

Events & Members' Promotions Edition

In commemoration of Columbus Day, the Chamber will be closed Monday, October 10.

Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 9:00 a.m.

Due to Ian's disruption, Early Bird Savings extended to show date!

To purchase a single $300 exhibit space click here.


Click here to purchase space or call 727-584-2321

Annual Meeting & Awards Breakfast - REGISTRATIONS OPEN AGAIN

The Chamber’s Annual Meeting & Awards Breakfast has been postponed until Tuesday, October 18. All reservations for that date will be honored. If you haven't registered already click this link.

ChamberCARES 2022 - Be a Santa to a Senior

Thanks to everyone who has picked up a gift request tag so far! There are still many senior gift requests in need of donations. Stop by the Chamber office to pick one up 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.

801 West Bay Center, Suite 602, Largo 33770 | 727-584-2321

Coffee An' Networking - Girls Inc Pinellas

Start your day off with a cup of coffee and some informal networking!

When: Thursday, October 27 at 7:45 AM

Where: Girls Inc, 7700 61st Street N., Pinellas Park 33781

FREE for Members: register here.

$25 for Non-Members: register here.

Register as a Sponsor here.

Come on out and Network, FUNdraise and have a good time. This event is brought to you in part

by Angela Russo with Tides of Love Beach Weddings. Want more information,

please call 727-455-6830

Florida consumer sentiment remains at Great Recession levels

Floridians’ opinions about current economic conditions were gloomy. Views of personal financial situations now compared with a year ago decreased slightly. However, these views were divided across sociodemographic groups.

Airbnb refund policy specifically excludes hurricanes in Florida

Airbnb guests and hosts who canceled bookings last week due to Hurricane Ian may have been surprised to learn that the historic storm was not covered by the app's weather-related refund policy.

How the documentary 'Because of Sam' changed workplace inclusiveness

Sam Piazza is an employer’s dream. He works hard. He’s friendly. And he’s improved the environment at the restaurant where he works. Now, a documentary about his life has inspired a new training program for Florida workplaces.

DeSantis-Crist governor’s debate postponed because of Ian

The gubernatorial debate between Gov. Ron DeSantis and former U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist has been postponed due to Hurricane Ian, with no makeup date yet scheduled.

Feds target Florida immigration lawsuit

Saying Florida “cannot identify any direct injury caused by the challenged practices,” the Biden administration urged a federal judge to reject a lawsuit filed by the state over the release of undocumented immigrants.

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