Volume 72 l May 2022
Weekly eConnection
801 West Bay Drive, Suite 602 Largo, FL 33770
Tel: 727-584-2321 Fax: 727-586-3112

Events Edition
A Taste of the Chamber Business Breakfast
Stay tuned for more photos in next week's Membership Edition newsletter!
Many old and new friends were welcomed at our Taste of the Chamber & Art of Engagement breakfast last week. It featured a dynamic presentation by Maureen Famiano of MEFMedia, seen in photo below. She’s a communications and project manager expert with dozens of years of television experience, who taught us the importance of – and how to – share our business message.
Register as a sponsor for the 2022 Speakers Panel here
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Let's celebrate with new member Resource MFG!
Thursday, May 19th @ 3:30 PM
7211 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo 33777
Register here.
National Travel & Tourism Week
Your Chamber was among 10 other Pinellas County Chambers at the St. Pete/Clearwater Airport last week, for the Travel Rally. Visitors from Missouri, New York and North Carolina received a warm welcome and were greeting with a lot of great information from the Visit St.Pete/Clearwater booth. What an awesome event!
Download the Inspire Nomination Form here.
The judge, whom DeSantis appointed in 2020, said that while he couldn’t rule on whether the map violated the federal Voting Rights Act, it did violate the Florida Constitution’s Fair District amendment approved by the voters.
Randy Wells, biologist, zoologist, and director of the Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program tells us: "I wish Florida was not so divided. I wish there was more of a coming together and appreciation of what truly makes Florida great."
Inflation may be soaring, but America’s casinos are humming right along, recording the best month in their history in March. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this year, including Florida ($182 million).
Florida destinations popped up in the hot spots this summer, Airbnb announced Wednesday as the online reservation platform is seeing signs people are anxious to travel again in the pandemic.
Florida regulators have scheduled three hearings next week on proposals by property insurers to raise homeowners’ rates more than 20%, while the state weighs a plan by another insurer that has shed policies amid financial losses.
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
The Weekly E-Connection is made possible by the following generous sponsors: