Volume 100 l November 2022

Weekly eConnection
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Membership Edition

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Thank you to our Ambassadors Wendy Swertfeger, Richard Boisvert, Amy Gaston and Stacy Gillis for coming out to celebrate with AMA Medical Group! The AMA team cut the ribbon and was presented with the Chamber Member Plaque. Shout out to Advanced Video Systems for the video.

Saluting Chamber Loyalty!

Our sincere thanks to the following businesses who renewed during the past three weeks. Their continued loyalty is inspiring! To learn more about them, please visit www.CentralChamber.biz

Ametek – 11-Years

At Home Floors Carpets Plus Color Tile – 7-Years

Brightway Insurance – 5-Years

Charleston on 66th – 5-Years

Greater Largo Library Foundation – 18-Year Legacy Member

Lincolnshire Mobile Estates – 22-Year Legacy Member

Martin's Pest Services – 9-Year Member

Nissan of Clearwater – First Renewal

Sea Vista Home Loans – 5-Year Member

SPCA Tampa Bay – 19-Year Legacy Member

The Rosery – 2-Year Member

The Silver Queen, Inc. – 48-Year Legacy Member

Weisner Insurance, Inc. – 11-Year Member


(Legacy Member = 15 years or more)

B2B Holiday Happy Hour

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

Clearwater Yacht Club

830 S. Bayway Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767

$15 Members; $20 Guests - Register 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.

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


Casino Night Rescheduled until Saturday, January 21!

Due to factors beyond our control the Chamber’s Caribbean Nights Casino Party has been postponed until Saturday, Jan. 21. All reservations for that date will be honored and sponsorships/reservations accepted for the new date. 

If you require a refund, please call the Chamber, 727-584-2321.

Snowbirds heading to Florida face hurricane-damaged properties — and looming extra costs for everything

Canada’s snowbirds are once again preparing to make the trek south for the winter, the first “normal” migration since the start of the pandemic — and some are finding their winter nests in disarray.

DeSantis rewrote the political map in Florida. Will the changes be permanent?

The Republican governor managed to flip eight of the 13 counties he had lost in his first election in 2018 and improved his performance in each of Florida’s 67 counties.

Florida COVID cases rising again as BQ subvariants of omicron spread

COVID-19 appears to be on a slight upswing once again in Florida as health officials log increasing numbers of cases each week, but few infections are severe.

NASA will proceed with Artemis I launch

The multibillion-dollar Space Launch System rocket that endured hours of Hurricane Nicole's impacts did sustain minor damages but is still on track for liftoff this week.

The benefits of wetlands in Florida

Wetlands make up nearly a third of Florida’s land. You might think it’s swamp land, but they’re actually a defining feature of our natural landscape.

Thank you to our Trustees and Newsletter Sponsors
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National Aviation Academy
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