Volume 61 l February 2022
Weekly eConnection
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Members' Promotions Edition
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TODAY AT 11:30! Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Let's celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a member plaque presentation!
Where: SiteOne Landscape Supply
13065 S Belcher Road S, Largo, 33773
When: Friday, Feb. 25 @ 11:30 AM
Business Leads Team at Village Inn
Awesome meeting at Village Inn! The Team reported 36 referrals and closed business 87 times in January. This Team meets every second and fourth Wednesday at 8 a.m. It's led by Karen Gonzalez of Business & Family Insurors. The success of the program is participation so regular meeting attendance is required. Chamber Director Melody Hunter, Realtor, is the liaison for the Chamber Leads Team program. Another team meets the second and fourth Fridays at The Haus Coffee Shop, Indian Rocks Road. For more information, click here: Chamber Leads Teams
There is still time to register for the Intermediate Excel Workshop.
Click here: Excel Workshop
Register here: Excel Workshop
B2B Happy Hour - Slyce Pizza Bar
Last week we had our first B2B Happy Hour of the year! Thank you Slyce Pizza for hosting us. Thank you to all of our sponsors for your support, and thank you everyone for coming out to network! Shout out to Advanced Video Systems for the awesome photos and video.
Email your artwork, completed entry form and short artist statement to marketing@psta.net no later than February 28, at 11:59 p.m. The entry form and complete list of guidelines can be found here.

The Prize: $500 cash, PSTA-produces video feature, opportunity to speak at the bus reveal event and more!
As bad as this year’s manatee deaths seem, for the moment, at least, last year was way worse. At least 261 manatees have died so far this year in Florida.
The boating industry looks for another strong year in Florida and beyond, judging from interviews with manufacturers, vendors and startups at this week’s DiscoverBoating Miami International Boat Show.
Hospitality workers are looking for better wages and benefits in an industry trying to rebuild its staffing numbers from the pandemic, and education programs are one way the companies are trying to attract applicants.
In a state whose economy is largely dependent on embracing visitors and newcomers, at least one population has thrived despite being most unwelcome — Burmese pythons.
Hospital wars are heating up across the state — with private and public health systems building in new markets and expanding their existing properties.
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
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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