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Businesses for women, by women, showcased

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will have its second annual Women In Business Forum & Expo from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Largo Cultural Center, 106 Central Park Drive.

Presented by Bright House Networks, this program showcases women-owned businesses or businesses that cater to women clientele. More than 50 exhibits will be featured.

Kicking off the session at 4 p.m. will be a forum presentation, "Women In Business: A Balancing Act." Featured speakers are Dr. Karen Kritsky, medical director of the Florida Breast Institute at Largo Medical Center and news anchor and business entrepreneur Jennifer Holloway. The business exposition will immediately follow.

The program is being coordinated by the chamber's Women in Business Council and is free. Cost to reserve exhibit space is $200 for chamber members and $250 for nonmembers. There are also several sponsorships available. To learn more, please call Cindy Paquin at the chamber, 584-2321, or e-mail events@largochamber.org.

Chamber plans Shake, Rattle & Super Bowl

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will have its fifth annual Shake, Rattle & Super Bowl from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 at Liberty Bowling Lanes, 11401 Starkey Road, Largo.

This business and family fun event will include bowling, tailgate party treats and a variety of great prizes.

Cost is $250 to sponsor a lane, which includes a team of four, free food and drinks and logo placement in the commemorative program. Basic team registration is $120 for four players.

Liberty Lanes and Great Bay Distributors are among some of the event sponsors. Additional sponsorships are available. For more information or to register a team, call the chamber at 584-2321 or e-mail tom@largochamber.org.

Chamber of Commerce events 12/20/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 1:10pm]
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