Volume 70 l April 2022
Weekly eConnection
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Thank You! Edition
Taste of the Chamber Registration: https://form.jotform.com/220655466059057
2022 Business in Springtime Expo
Thank you for being a part of our Expo!
Thank you to our Passport Partners: Spectrum Reach, Piper Fire Protection, Fly High Business Builders and Professional Systems Printing & Promotions!
Some of the awesome feedback we received:

"Amazing event and can't wait to participate in the next one! Thanks to our Chamber staff for all the hard work putting this together." - Premier Martial Arts

"It was so wonderful to connect with the community. Top notch event!" - Learning Empowered

Check out the Expo video on our YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/ZwGr4_Zf8LQ
FACP Regional Meeting
Your Chamber was in attendance at the FACP West-Central Regional Meeting. There were some great discussions about membership, events and regional issues. Thank you to the Sarasota Chamber for hosting and providing a delicious lunch!
Save the Date!
2022 State of the City of Largo Breakfast
"Community is based on Partnerships"
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - $20.00
Registration 7:30 a.m. - Program 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Pinellas Technical College, 6100 154th Avenue N., Clearwater
Join us for this informative GAP event! It’s designed to provide information about city projects and plans, and to establish dialogue between city management and business representatives. Mayor Woody Brown and other city leaders will offer commentary. Presentations/demonstrations will include the new Horizon West city hall complex, new Public Safety technologies (drones, body cams), Workforce Housing Initiatives, and more.
2022-23 Business & Community Go-to-Guide
The deadline to submit your ad is this Friday!
Thank you to the following businesses for reserving their ads (to date):
Signature Voices, Holiday Inn Express, Home Instead Senior Care, Pinellas Technical College, Business & Family Insurors, Inc., England Brothers Construction Company, Gulfside Home Health, Professional Systems Printing & Promotions, Fly High Business Builders, BayCare/Morton Plant Hospital, Melody Hunter - Charles Rutenberg Realty, Valley National Bank, Gulf Coast Consulting Inc., City of Largo/CPPAC, Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation, Fritts Marketing LLC, Centratel Business Telephones and McManus & McManus P.A., Premier Martial Arts.
Email Zoe at membership@centralchamber.biz to request sizes/comps and to reserve your ad. Click on the image above to download the form.
Nearly half of Floridians included in a recent survey say inflation has impacted their ability to pay essential bills. Inflation has impacted Floridians’ spending on everything from food to housing.
Coronavirus-positive patients are filling up Florida's hospitals once again, but their numbers remain smaller than before the original omicron wave engulfed the state.
A recession appears likely by early 2023, though it would be different from the Great Recession, which was driven by a protracted housing crisis.
After Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law new congressional district lines that he pushed lawmakers to pass, the controversial plan immediately drew a legal challenge.
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legislature's actions to start the clock on dissolving a special self-governance district created for The Walt Disney Co. in 1967 could have dramatic impacts for two Orlando-area counties and their taxpayers.
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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