Volume 102 l December 2022

Weekly eConnection
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Holiday Events & Members' Promotions

B2B Holiday Happy Hour

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

Clearwater Yacht Club

830 S. Bayway Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767

$15 Members; $20 Guests - Register here: 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.

Lunch, entertainment, gift baskets drawing and silent auction!

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


You told us what you wanted, and we listened!

We’re excited to be kicking off a new program year of ChamberSMART offerings with a dynamic session on PowerPoint presentations.

'Tis the season to be generous...

ChamberCARES for Be a Santa to a Senior

Thank you to Sue Osborne of Village Inn and Christine Cook of Regions Bank for dropping off their gifts so far! If you have picked up a gift request tag and purchased the gifts, make sure to bring them back for a photo in front of the tree. Gift collections end December 9.

J R World Travel

Check Before Hire

Purchase tickets for the Caribbean Nights Casino Party here.

Florida's November consumer sentiment defies national figures, rises despite inflation

Consumer sentiment among Floridians increased in November to 64.7, up 1.8 points from a revised figure of 62.9 in October. However, national sentiment decreased over three points.

Where have all Central Florida's sea trout gone?

Spotted sea trout were once kings of the Florida flats. They ruled the shallows of the Indian River Lagoon, the Mosquito Lagoon and the waters of Sebastian. No longer.

$3.6 million nursing program grants put UF on track to double enrollment by 2025

With $3.6 million in grants from the state, the University of Florida is hiring 20 faculty members at both the graduate and undergraduate levels to increase enrollment in its nursing programs.

Johnson & Johnson Vision launching more Jacksonville expansion

New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson came to Jacksonville in 1981 by acquiring Frontier Contact Lenses and has been expanding ever since.

Miami International Airport soars 15% above pre-covid air traffic

Total passenger count at Miami International Airport continues to rise year after year, with three new international direct routes in December, and record-breaking Thanksgiving traffic.

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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