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Chamber to host economic, job summit

ST. PETERSBURG

Register for Economic job summit at Vinoy

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber Foundation will host the 2008 Florida Economic and Job Summit Sept. 25-26 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club. Participants will learn cutting-edge practices in community development and solutions to the challenges to the state's economy, including job growth, job retention and workforce development. To register, go to www.stpete.com or call (727) 821-4069.

COUNTYWIDE

Appraiser's Web site adds new resource

A new resource has been added to the property appraiser's Web site that includes historical median and mean sales trends. The reports showing annual and quarterly sales of property are broken into two categories: sales in beaches and townships, and sales countywide. Log on to www.pcpao.org.

PINELLAS PARK

U.S. 19 N Wal-Mart to open Sept. 24

The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 6900 U.S. 19 N is scheduled to open Sept. 24. Company officials gave an incorrect date in a story earlier this week. The Neighborhood Market will be the first in Pinellas County. It will be one of three groceries in a strip about a mile long along U.S. 19 N. The other two are the Wal-Mart Supercenter, which has been open for several years, and an Aldi, a German-based discount store.

News of businesses and business people can be faxed to 893-8675, e-mailed to neighborhood@sptimes.com or mailed to Neighborhood Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Photos can be mailed or e-mailed by jpeg file.

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