Volume 100 l November 2022

Weekly eConnection
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Membership & Members' Promotions Edition

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Thank you to our Ambassadors Wendy Swertfeger, Richard Boisvert, Amy Gaston and Stacy Gillis for coming out to celebrate with AMA Medical Group! The AMA team cut the ribbon and was presented with the Chamber Member Plaque. Shout out to Advanced Video Systems for the video.

Saluting Chamber Loyalty!

Our sincere thanks to the following businesses who renewed during the past three weeks. Their continued loyalty is inspiring! To learn more about them, please visit www.CentralChamber.biz

Ametek – 11-Years

At Home Floors Carpets Plus Color Tile – 7-Years

Brightway Insurance – 5-Years

Charleston on 66th – 5-Years

Greater Largo Library Foundation – 18-Year Legacy Member

Lincolnshire Mobile Estates – 22-Year Legacy Member

Martin's Pest Services – 9-Year Member

Nissan of Clearwater – First Renewal

Sea Vista Home Loans – 5-Year Member

SPCA Tampa Bay – 19-Year Legacy Member

The Rosery – 2-Year Member

The Silver Queen, Inc. – 48-Year Legacy Member

Weisner Insurance, Inc. – 11-Year Member


(Legacy Member = 15 years or more)

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!

Due to factors beyond our control the Chamber’s Caribbean Nights Casino Party has been postponed until Saturday, Jan. 21. All reservations for that date will be honored and sponsorships/reservations accepted for the new date. 

If you require a refund, please call the Chamber, 727-584-2321.

Nova Southeastern University - 50% off MPA Program for Chamber Members

U.S. tourists flock to Florida as foreign visitors still lag

U.S. visitors continued to drive Florida’s tourism industry at a record pace, while international travel still struggled to reach pre-pandemic levels, according to newly released figures for the third quarter of 2022.

New program developed to help Florida job seekers find new careers based on location

CareerSource North Central Florida in Gainesville has been testing a program designed to help job seekers more easily find out location-specific information about jobs, salaries and demand.

Florida wildlife officials will feed manatees again this winter to curb die-off

In an effort to slow an ongoing manatee die-off, Florida wildlife officials announced Wednesday they will once again feed the wild animals lettuce this winter to curb starvation from a human-caused lack of seagrass.

Florida diabetics scramble to find drugs suddenly popular for non-intended use: weight loss

Florida diabetics are struggling to buy prescription drugs to help control their blood sugar now that the medications have gone viral on social media as a weight-loss solution.

In the market to buy a used boat? What to know about fixer-uppers after Hurricane Ian After Hurricane Ian, some Floridians may be in the market to buy a used fixer-upper boat. These boats can be a bargain — but they can also be a nightmare.

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