The Time Has Come!
Join us September 26th at 4pm!
Welcome to our new member, Imagine Museum!

Community Safety & the Guardian Program
ICYMI: Sheriff Bob Gualtieri spoke to a group of Chamber members on Friday, September 13th at Holiday Inn & Suites Harbourside. Here's a recap of our Chamber on the Road...
VIP Tickets for Sale
Hooter's Clearwater Offshore Nationals
September 27 - 29, 2019

Your Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce has your VIP Experience for the ultimate high-speed race under the sun located on our award-winning sugar sand beaches!

Minimum Wage Adjustments Proposed
There is a push to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour on several fronts. The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association opposes such a drastic increase as it would be devastating to the hospitality industry, which is critical in the Sunshine State.
Promote your business through the
Clearwater Vacation Guide
Plan a fun outing with the Clearwater Ferry
We offer Private Charters Monday through Wednesday for groups of any size (up to 60 passengers) on our USCG regulated vessels. All charters include a full crew. We can depart from any of our service stops and can assess any other docking facilities as well. 

You may contact our Sales Coordinator Kristi at 727-755-0297 or by emailing
Administrator Names New Finalists for
Visit St. Pete/Clearwater President & CEO 
Pinellas County Administrator Barry A. Burton on Tuesday announced the names of the two new finalists for the Visit St. Pete/Clearwater President and CEO position. They are: Steve Hayes, Visit Pensacola President & CEO; and Jeffrey Seifried, President & CEO of Branson Lakes/Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB.

Howl-O-Scream 2019 unearths long-buried icons of the past and new nightmares as Busch Gardens
Tampa Bay celebrates “20 Years of Fear” with sinister surprises at every turn. Brave souls can venture
through horrifying houses, terrifying scare zones and thrilling rollercoaster rides in the dark for 22 select nights beginning September 20.

Upcoming Public Meetings
Click on links below for meeting agenda and location details.

Tuesday, September 24th is National Voter Registration Day
National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. It was first observed in 2012 and has been growing in popularity every year since. Held on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will take place on September 24, 2019.

Not registered to vote? Pick up your Voter Registration Form from the Chamber's Downtown office at 600 Cleveland Street Suite 100 Clearwater, FL 33755 (Bank of America Building)
Government Affairs Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 15th

Transportation Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 15th

"The Ring" Workspaces
600 Cleveland Street Suite 300 Clearwater, FL 33755
Email: Don Ewing, Chair of Government Affairs Committee
David Loyd, Chair of Transportation Committee
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
Free To Attend
@ Hooter's Original
Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
Free To Attend
@ The Ring Workspaces
Thursday, October 10th, 2019
@ Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
$20 per Attendee
@ Pour Yours
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
8pm-10pm Cocktail reception at 6pm
Tickets start at $75
@ Amalie Arena
Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
Free To Attend
@ Radiance Medspa
The Coast Guard Cutter Resolute and crew are expected to return to St. Petersburg, Florida, Thursday, following a 62-day Caribbean Sea patrol.
During the deployment, the Resolute and crew seized 284 lbs. of cocaine, valued at more than $4 million, safely repatriated 146 Haitian migrants, assisted in the repatriation of 11 Dominican migrants and supported search and rescue operations in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.

The 56th Annual Junior League of Clearwater Dunedin (JLCD) Art Harvest will be held in Highlander Park, Dunedin at 903 Michigan Blvd Dunedin, FL. The art festival will take place on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. However, donations are appreciated. Parking at the event is $5.00. Funds raised during the event supports JLCD’s mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community with the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Belle of the Ball
Belle of the Ball Project distribut es dresses twice yearly, usually 4 dates in the Spring for PROM and 4 dates again in the Fall for HOMECOMING . High school girls can also get dresses for home - school dances and military balls during these dates. Our volunteers have created a beautifully decorated 5,000 sq. ft. boutique for girls` shopping enjoyment.

Christmas Under the Oaks on November 10th
Christmas Under the Oaks presented by GFWC North Pinellas Woman’s Club is our single biggest fundraiser of the year. It’s an excellent opportunity for artists, crafters, and small businesses to display a wide variety of crafts, art, and products to active shoppers seeking unique gifts for the upcoming holiday season.

The Clearwater Historical Society Museum and Cultural Center at South Ward School is open. Enjoy the setting of the historic school while exploring exhibits that tell stories of the area’s tourism, leisure, sports, trains, restaurants and schools.
Museum hours are Thursday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. The Clearwater Historical Society Museum & Cultural Center gratefully accepts voluntary donations.

Calling all volunteers! Jazz Holiday has volunteer opportunities for EVERYDAY of the festival!
Volunteer in VIP by emailing
Rent office space for $500 per month!
Move-in special! Receive your 1st months rent FREE!
Schedule a tour with Joe Santolucito at 727-481-3194

Division Partners
Kind Regards,
Jeni Borrow
Vice President of Membership
727.461.0011 ext 226

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