Networking event takes on a holiday flavor
The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Coffee An'Networking, a business leads program, from 8 to 9 a.m. Dec. 4 at Beef O'Brady's, Pinellas Shopping Center, 841 West Bay Drive.
A special networking exercise commemorating the holiday season and door prizes will be featured. Cost is free for members; $10 for nonmembers. To register, contact the chamber at 584-2321 or e-mail events@largochamber.
Holiday luncheon supports education
Celebrate the season at the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 9 at East Bay Country Club, 702 Country Club Drive, Largo.
The Largo Middle School Choral Group, led by Sandra A. Walters, director of choral music and musical theater, will entertain with a selection of holiday favorites. More than a dozen holiday gift baskets will be raffled benefiting the chamber's education fund. Largo High School Students of the Month also will be honored at the luncheon.
This event is sponsored by the Chamber's Women In Business Council, Carlson Wildwood Florist and Chick-fil-A Ulmerton Road.
Cost to attend is $20 and registrations must be placed in advance by Dec. 5. For reservations, call (727) 584-2321.
Program provides help to business
The Business Assistance Program, a partnership between the Largo/Mid Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, city of Largo and Pinellas County Economic Development, provides free help to dozens of businesses each day.
Services range from guidance in developing business plans, obtaining permits and licenses to financing options, training programs and employment searches. Largo's business assistance specialist Charlie Cronk is trained to provide technical assistance to those seeking to start a business as well as existing businesses considering expansions or relocations.
To schedule an appointment with Cronk, call the chamber at 584-2321 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.