Volume 57 l January 2022
Weekly eConnection
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Membership & Members' Promotions
Member Plaque Presentation - Carpets Plus Colortile
Gustavo Hernandez, with At Home Floors Carpets Plus Colortile, has been a member of our Chamber of over six years! He received his updated 2022 member plaque last week to display it at his location on
621 Missouri Avenue N, Largo. For more information about At Home Floors, visit our Business Directory.
Saluting Chamber Loyalty!
Our sincere thanks to the following businesses who renewed during the past four weeks. Their continued loyalty is inspiring! To learn more about them, please visit www.CentralChamber.biz

Acropol Family Restaurants, 9-Year Member
Flutter Fetti, 4-Year Member
Holiday Inn - St. Petersburg N./Clearwater, 5-Year Member
Holland Associates Inc. Real Estate Relocation Specialists, 12-Year Member
McKim & Creed, 2-Year Member
Professional Systems Printing & Promotions, 4-Year Member
R.S. Williams & Associates, Inc., 11-Year Member
St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater, 3-Year Member
Sea Vista Home Loans, 5-Year Member
Serenity Funeral Home/Serenity Memorial Gardens, 53-Year Legacy Member
Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 40-year Legacy Member
The Haus Coffee Shop, 8-Year Member
Valley National Bank, Chamber Trustee, 7-Year Member
Weisner Insurance, Inc., 11-Year Member
(Legacy Member = 15 years or more)
Coffee An' Networking - SPCA
Interested in sponsoring this event? Register as a sponsor HERE.
Members: FREE | Non-Members: $25
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Curaleaf's Grand Opening! Register here.

When: Friday, February 4 @ 9 AM
Where: 10289 Ulmerton Road,
Largo, 33771
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony - POSTPONED Jan. 28th
NEW DATE: Friday, February 25th
TIME: 11:30 AM
WHERE: 13065 S Belcher Road, Largo, 33773.
Register for the Excel Sessions here
B2B Happy Hour at Slyce Pizza Bar
Be our marketing sponsor for only $100! Includes logo placement on all promotions and time at the mic.
Register here
To RSVP contact lrobuck@naa.edu
With lawmakers preparing to craft a new state budget, economists estimated Friday that Florida will collect nearly $4 billion more in general-revenue taxes than had been expected over two years.
A state law passed last year makes it easier to sue telemarketers over unwanted robocalls and robotexts. Its effects are emerging.
Florida reported 22,818 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, dropping the state’s 7-day average to 37,414, a 31% decline from one week ago, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
Democrats could gain as many as seven seats in the Florida House of Representatives and Republicans could retain a solid majority under a redistricting map approved Friday along partisan lines by a state House subcommittee.
Want to ride the waves without risking shark encounters or sand in your suit? Florida may get what’s being touted as the world’s largest surfing park, Wavegarden.
Thank you to our Trustees and Newsletter Sponsors
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National Aviation Academy
Nova Southeastern University - Tampa Bay
Piper Fire Protection
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Regions Bank
The Palms of Largo
Valley National Bank
Village Inn
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