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Chamber of Commerce briefs: Play putt putt, help business programs

Play putt putt, help business programs

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and its young professionals' organization HYPE Pinellas will host the 2008 Largo Mini-Cup Golf Challenge, a "putt putt" event, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Missing Links, 1201 East Bay Drive.

The event is presented by Missing Links and sponsored (so far) by Art Attack, Old Harbor Bank, VIP Market Watch, Tampa Bay Newspapers, Piper Fire Protection, Bailey Property Management, Mary Kay Cosmetics and Schiller International University. More sponsors are needed at $75 a hole.

Players can register as teams of four at $40 or individually at $15. Proceeds will benefit the chamber's business programs. Call (727) 584-2321 or visit or e-mail [email protected]

Member campaign gears up, incentives offered

The chamber's membership campaign kicks off April 3 with the theme "Going for gold.'' It runs through May 9.

Incentives to join include free advertising in publications, Web site listings and more.

"Our chamber continues to gain prominence in the Tampa Bay region, and with more members and member volunteers, there's no limits to what we can accomplish," said campaign co-chairman Peri Craven of Moss Feaster Funeral Homes. Sue Osborne of Tampa Bay Newspapers is co-chair.

Highlighting the campaign will be a two-day, four-session phone-a-thon at the chamber's offices on May 6-7, sponsored by Knology and Centratel Telephones.

For information, call Sherry Leavitt at 584-2321 or e-mail the chamber.

Learn Web site dos and don'ts at workshop

"Website Marketing: Basic Do's & Don'ts" workshop will be 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 10 at the chamber offices at 151 Third St. NW offices.

The user-friendly program helps business owners understand the basic elements of Web sites. Presenters will discuss how sites work, what to know about owning one, site construction and search engine marketing.

The cost is $20 for chamber members, $30 for nonmembers. Space is limited. Call 584-2321 or e-mail the Largo chamber.

Chamber of Commerce briefs: Play putt putt, help business programs 03/16/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:39am]
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