Volume 101 l November 2022

Weekly eConnection
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Thanksgiving Edition & Members' Promotions

“Be thankful for what you have. Your life is someone else’s fairy tale.” Wale Ayeni

Happy Thanksgiving!

Our best wishes to you for a wonderful holiday and sincere thanks for all your support during the year!

Tom Morrissette, President

Zoe Basheska, Marketing & Membership Outreach

Karen Waterkeyn, Receptionist & Visitor Desk Associate


Chamber Thanksgiving Week Hours

Closed - Friday, Nov 25.

You told us what you wanted, and we listened!

We’re excited to be kicking off a new program year of ChamberSMART offerings with a dynamic session on PowerPoint presentations.

Check Before Hire - Contact Kay Today!

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The Chamber and the Ambassadors Team helped Coffé Amor celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday! The coffee shop, owned and operated by the Tilton family, is located on 325 West Bay Drive, Suite 4B, Largo. As a welcome to the Chamber, they were also presented with their Member Plaque! For Coffé Amor's contact information, visit our Business Directory. Thanks to Advanced Video Systems for the photos & video.

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!

South Florida home prices keep rising by double digits, defying higher interest rates

Despite a sharp increase in interest rates on mortgages and other challenging market dynamics, South Florida’s median home prices again posted double-digit annual growth in October.

FEMA extends deadline for Hurricane Ian assistance

People can submit applications through Jan. 12 at disaster recovery centers throughout the state.

Ybor City's Gas Worx project plans to develop homes, retail and office space on former site of People's Gas

On a site that once housed a Peoples Gas storage facility and other industrial buildings, the 40-plus-acre development is planned to have as many as 5,000 homes, including 325 categorized as affordable.

Nonprofit delivers holiday cheer to children’s hospitals. Here’s how to donate in Florida

The Greyson Project is giving Santa Claus a run for his money by helping to deliver bags of holiday decorations to children’s hospitals across the country.

Thank you to our Trustees and Newsletter Sponsors
Bay Care/Morton Plant Hospital
Business & Family Insurors
Check Before Hire
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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