Chamber will host networking leads event
The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly Coffee An'Networking, a business leads program, 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at Beef O'Brady's, Pinellas Shopping Center, 841 West Bay Drive.
Yellow Book USA is the Business Spotlight Sponsor. Cost is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. To register, contact the chamber at 584-2321 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schools' change is topic of business luncheon
The Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon will focus this month on a countywide initiative — Pinellas Education Foundation's "A Case for Change in Pinellas Schools." It will take place 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 12 at Cypress Palms, 400 Lake Ave.
The chamber's board of directors recently endorsed the plan which seeks to shift the current centralized management of county public schools to a "school-based management" system giving principals, teachers and students new powers.
Guest speakers will be education foundation chairman Bob McIntyre and president Terry Boehm. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. To register, call the chamber at 584-2321 or e-mail info@ largochamber.org.
Directory/relocation guide ads available
Advertising space is now being reserved for the 2009 Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce Business Directory & Relocation Guide. The directories will be printed for distribution in January.
For more information, call Beverly Elmstrom at 866-269-5931. Deadline to reserve space is Oct. 31.
Share a pint, business cards at HYPE event
HYPE Pinellas, the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber's young professionals association, invites all to attend its upcoming after hours networking social on Aug. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Finley's Irish Pub & Eatery, 13477 S Belcher Road.
Cost is $5 for HYPE Pinellas and Chamber members and $10 for nonmembers. To register, contact the chamber at 584-2321 or e-mail email@example.com.