Volume 37 l September 2021
Weekly eConnection
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Happenings & Members' Promotions
Annual Chamber Meeting & Awards Breakfast
Individual tickets $49.75 - purchase here
Greater Largo Library Foundation Inspire Award
Pictured from left to right are Geri Remming, Assistant Library Director, Patricia Bell and Elliott Rakofsky, Foundation Director. Pat received her Inspire Award for Dedication to Community Service. She was nominated for her boundless support of several Tampa Bay non-profits and the multiple fundraising projects she has led for the benefit of others.
"Pat was extremely happy to receive this award from the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce!"
Training Will Begin Soon!

Do you know someone looking for an in-demand, hands-on career? National Aviation Academy has safely reopened and is currently enrolling!

Night classes start Monday, September 20
Day classes begin Wednesday, October 22

Register for a Virtual Info Session to learn how to go from no experience to a certified technician in as little as 14 months! Apply Now to get started today!
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Join us in celebrating the grand opening of the BioLife Plasma Services Largo location!
Where: BioLife Plasma Services, 2178 East Bay Dr., Largo
When: September 23rd @ 8:30 a.m.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Join us in celebrating the grand opening of the Diagnostic Clinic Medical Group St. Pete location!
Where: Diagnostic Clinic, 6735 Crosswinds Dr. N, St Pete 33710.
When: September 28th @ 10 a.m.
ChamberCARES! in support of Santa to a Senior
Employers Looking for Employees Wanted!
And even with an anticipated influx of tax dollars, don’t expect budget leaders to support proposals for new or expanded programs as lawmakers hold an election-year legislative session that begins in January.
While Florida’s vaccination rate is slightly higher than the national average, the Sunshine State has an outsize population of elderly people, who are especially vulnerable to the virus. It also has a vibrant party scene.
The peak of hurricane season is this Friday, so the tropics are expectedly active. An area of low pressure will try to develop in the northern Gulf of Mexico and then move over North Florida by the middle of the week.
The coronavirus pandemic altered how students learn in the classroom. Now, it’s the main factor behind a statewide substitute teacher shortage, according to the President of the Duval County Teachers United.
Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at ensuring money for affordable housing continue adding petition signatures as they try to get on the November 2022 ballot.
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
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