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Social media is topic of Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce workshop

Chamber workshop: The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will hold a workshop, "Introduction to Social Media," from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday. It will take place at the chamber, 151 Third St. NW, Largo.

Presented by CEA Marketing Group of Clearwater, the program will demonstrate the strategies and objectives of using social media in today's business climate. In addition to an overview of the social media phenomenon, it will provide demonstrations in maximizing use on social media sites including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Cost of the session is $50 per person. To register, call the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail

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Ballpark Bash: The sixth annual Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber Ballpark Bash will take place beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday at Bright House Field, 601 Old Coachman Road, Clearwater.

It will be held at the park's Hot Corner Cafe and feature a game between the Threshers and the Brevard County Manatees.

Tickets cost $16 a person, which includes the Hot Corner Cafe's all-you-can-eat menu featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, peanuts, chips, ice cream sandwiches, soft drinks, bottled water and $2 draft beers.

The event also will feature exhibits by chamber-member civic and nonprofit organizations promoting their programs and services as part of the "Quality of Life Showcase." Tickets are available at the chamber's 151 Third St. NW office or call (727) 584-2321.

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Coffee An'Networking has new location: The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber's popular business leads program, Coffee An'Networking, has a new location for the spring and summer. Beginning with the session on May 6, the event will take place from 8 to 9 a.m. at Wealth Builders, 13498 Walsingham Road in Largo.

As is customary, it will feature an informal "meet and greet" followed by a networking exercise and door prizes.

Cost is free for members and $10 for nonmembers.

To register, call the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail

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Outstanding teachers to be recognized: The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Salute to Education luncheon featuring its Outstanding Educator Awards from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 11 at Largo Public Library Jenkins Community Wing, 120 Central Park Drive.

The event also will include the presentation of chamber scholarships to Largo High School seniors. It's being presented by the organization's Business/Education Partnership Committee.

State Rep. Janet Long, a longtime education advocate, will be guest speaker.

"This event gives us an opportunity to say 'thank you' to the teachers in Largo who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of their students," says committee chairwoman Laurie Bunce of Centratel Telephone Services.

Cost for the luncheon is $20. Registration is required. Call Cindy Paquin at the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail

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