Volume 88 l August 2022

Weekly eConnection
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"What's Ahead" Edition

It's Great to Belong! The "WE" Approach 

*****Your Chamber directors, committee leaders and staff met last week to celebrate successes from this program year and to lay out plans for the next. Our sincerest thanks to these volunteer leaders and all our committee members for their support and loyalty! The session was hosted by Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater (PTC), where incoming Chairman of the Board Jake Prokop is executive director. Current Chairman Nate Cocco of State Farm Team Cocco will officially hand over leadership to Jake at the Chamber’s 69th Annual Meeting & Awards Breakfast on Sept. 27.

*****Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

*****When: September 29 at 1 PM

*****Where: AMA Medical Group

*****1280 Missouri Avenue, Largo 33770

*****Register here.

Coffee An' Networking at CareerSource Pinellas

Thank you everyone for coming out to our Coffee An' Networking event last week. What a great turnout! A huge thank you to CareerSource Pinellas for hosting, and our sponsors Piper Fire Protection and Cloud Law Firm for making these events possible.

Shout out to Advanced Video Systems for the photos! Check out the video here

Is Florida still a swing state? The next 11 weeks will determine the answer

Florida is at the start of an 11-week scramble in which the fate of a U.S. Senate seat, the governor’s mansion, and the state’s status as a political battleground all hang in the balance.

COVID-19 infections continue decline in Florida

The number of Florida residents testing positive for COVID-19 dropped during the past two weeks, while pandemic deaths are nearing 80,000, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Health.

DeSantis wants pot companies to pay more to do business in Florida

As Florida medical-marijuana companies continue to rake in cash, Gov. Ron DeSantis says cannabis operators need to pay more for the opportunity to do business in the state.

System in central Atlantic Ocean organizing rapidly as forecasters monitor four tropical waves

A disturbance in the Atlantic has an improved chance of developing over the next several days, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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