Gourmet market to open June 24 at ex-Atlanta Bread
Messineo's Gourmet Market opens June 24 downtown. Want to shop during lunch? Check off your list, schedule a time for home delivery, and head back to the office. The store in the former Atlanta Bread Co. spot at 179 First Ave. N will have a bakery, grass-fed beef and organic poultry, local seafood, cured meats, artisan cheeses, specialty bulk foods, sandwiches, deli salads, and coffee and tea. Jim Mason, chief executive and one of the owners, was store director at the Wild Oats Market on N Dale Mabry in Tampa. The market will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays. For information, visit messineosmarket.com.
Chamber plans lunch, crisis talk
Another sign it's hurricane season: The Seminole Chamber of Commerce lunch Thursday delves into disaster preparedness with Tom Iovino of Pinellas County communications. The $15 event starts at 11:30 a.m. at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. RSVP at (727) 392-3245 or seminolechamber.net. From 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, the chamber holds a mixer at Seminole Garden Florists & Party Store, 13030 Park Blvd.
Calling all firms that are hiring
Have a job opening? Send the title, job description and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org and the Downtown Business Association will publish the posting with WorkNet Pinellas. A performance-based grant from WorkNet capped at $40,000 funds a $50 fee to the association, which gets shared with the referring business or association.
This article has been updated to reflect the following correction: A WorkNet Pinellas grant to the St. Petersburg Downtown Business Association is performance-based, with a $40,000 cap. One of the grant duties is to post job listings, for each of which the association receives $50. An item Sunday was unclear about the nature of the grant and incorrect about the amount of the referral fee.