Volume 47 l November 2021
Weekly eConnection
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Membership & Promotions
Chamber Ambassadors Team Kick-Off Meeting
The Chamber’s new Ambassadors Team recently celebrated with a “get to know you” breakfast. Thanks Danny Lehan/Village Inn for providing the great food and venue. 
The Ambassadors Team is chaired by Richard Boisvert of Oyova. It consists of member volunteers who donate their time to assist in various activities focusing on Chamber membership growth and retention. Interested in joining the Team? Email Zoe at membership@centralchamber.biz
Annual Holiday Luncheon Gift Baskets Auction - It's for the kids!
Bring your gift cards, bottles of cheer and gift baskets today!
Individual luncheon tickets: $30, Table of eight: $240. Purchase HERE
Proceeds from the Gift Baskets Auction benefit the Chamber's Education Fund.
Email Zoe at membership@centralchamber.biz if you're planning to donate so you can be added to our donations list. The last day to turn in your gifts/gift baskets is December 3rd.
ChamberSHOP Winner - Mangsen Law

Our sincere thanks to the following businesses who joined the Chamber during the past three weeks. To learn more about them, please visit www.CentralChamber.biz
Alta Belleair
Janet Vargas
1632 Clearwater-Largo Road, Largo, FL 33756
Groups Recover Together
Seth Kaminsky
670 N. Clearwater-Largo Road, Suite B, Largo, FL 33770
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
Charleston on 66th, 4-Years
Compass Self Storage, 2-Years
GilDewey’s, LLC, 5-Years
Lincolnshire Mobile Estates, 23-Year Legacy Member
Martin's Pest Services, 8-Years
Office Services 101, LLC, 7-Years
PSTA, 13-Years
The Silver Queen, Inc., 6-Years
The Pointe at Clearwater, 15-Year Legacy Member
(Legacy Member = 15 years or more)
B2B Happy Hour at Cove Cay Golf Club
Last week we had our special B2B Happy Hour networking event! The Chairman of the Board Nate Cocco presented the Student of the Month certificate to Yesenia Sherrod, a Pinellas Technical College student. Congrats, Yesenia! A big shout out to our host Cove Cay Golf Club and thank you to our sponsors Gulfside Wealth, represented by Collin Bottolfson (top left) and Paint Blue Commercial Painting, represented by Matt Callero
(top right), for making this event possible. Check out the video of the event on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/JA_DoRQ88Bk
Changing Careers in 2022?
Boeing’s recent 2020 Pilot and Technician Outlook report estimates that 739,000 new aviation maintenance technicians will be needed globally in the next 20 years.
 If you are looking for new beginnings, consider the in-demand opportunities in aviation maintenance! With National Aviation Academy’s (NAA) accelerated training options, you can enter the industry in as little as 14 months
Learn about the benefits of being an aircraft mechanic and request more information about training for your industry certifications, our services, and the rewarding, hands-on career possibilities in aviation maintenance! 
If Florida legislators pass the new restrictions, they could put many businesses in the crosshairs of a legal firefight between the state and federal government.
"I've heard a lot of people say that the last crop we'll grow in Florida is a house, and I just don't want that for our state," says Griner. "I want to maintain our wild lands as they are."
With Enterprise Florida operating without a president or interim president, Marc Adler, the business-recruitment agency’s deputy secretary of commerce, was given authority Friday to sign contracts.
Walt Disney World announced in July its plans to relocate 2,000 of its employees from California to Lake Nona and realtors in Central Florida say some Disney employees are already moving to the Sunshine State.
There was a time when Biscayne Bay was one of the country’s finest fishing grounds.
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
Wealth Builders
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