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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.
Best of St Pete/Clearwater!
The polls are open! Visit St Pete/Clearwater's awards are just around the corner! (2020 seems so close) Follow the link below to vote for your favorite. You can vote once a day!

Voting continues through September 6th.

Donations for Dorian
All charities soliciting within Florida – excluding religions, educational and government entities – are required to register and file financial information with the with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. To check whether a charitable organization is properly registered, visit  Check-A-Charity , a resource that provides the information reported to the department.

Caden's hand-written request to assist
The Chamber was contacted by our partners at Crabby's Dockside with a touching request received. You can help contribute to Caden's efforts for their class trip auction!
Buccaneers Home Opener September 8
Last week, your Chamber co-hosted the 2019 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Luncheon as regular season football is right around the corner! The  Buccaneers home opener will be against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, September 8 and Grammy Award-winning artist Tim McGraw will play a free concert at Raymond James Stadium prior to the game.  
Upcoming Public Meetings
Click on links below for meeting agenda and location details.

Government Affairs / Transportation Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 17th

Discussion:
2020 Legislative Priorities
Please join us as we continue the conversation around our 2020 Legislative Priorities.

Location:
"The Ring" Workspaces
600 Cleveland Street Suite 300 Clearwater, FL 33755
Questions?
Email: Don Ewing, Chair of Government Affairs Committee
don@flbss.com
Friday, September 13th, 2019
11:30am-1pm
$25 Member/$30 Nonmember
$10 CYP/Ambassadors
@ Holiday Inn & Suites Harbourside
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
6pm-8pm
Free To Attend
@ Hooter's Original
Thursday, October 10th, 2019
11am-7pm
$150/Player
$600/Team
@ Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
5pm-7pm
$20 per Attendee
@ Pour Yours
Calling all volunteers! Jazz Holiday has volunteer opportunities for EVERYDAY of the festival!
Pinellas County Business Workshops
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

CEO of KnowBe4 & Wife Donate $4 Million to Humane Society of Pinellas County
Division Partners
Kind Regards,
Jeni Borrow
Vice President of Membership
727.461.0011 ext 226
jborrow@clearwaterflorida.org


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