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HSN chief to speak; party to support Rays planned


HSN chief to talk at gathering of businesswomen

Mindy Grossman, chief executive of HSN, will be the keynote speaker Friday at the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce Women's Symposium. In 2009, Forbes ranked Grossman one of the world's 100 most powerful women.

The chamber's Women's Council will also present the Women of Distinction Awards. Each year a businesswoman and community service woman of the year are honored. This year there are 33 finalists. For information, visit or contact Denise Davis at (727) 388-2918 or

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Ferg's party will go to bat for the Rays

The Clutch Hitters, a group of Pinellas County business leaders, is hosting a party at 8 p.m. Saturday at Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill. The group gets corporate support for the Tampa Bay Rays by encouraging the purchase of season tickets.

In addition, Ferg's will host the grand opening of the Rays Room, with music by Fat Tractor. Ferg's is at 1320 Central Ave.


Chamber lunch, talk on hurricanes set

The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce is hosting a lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd., to discuss how to prepare for hurricanes. The cost is $15 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. To reserve, e-mail RSVP@TampaBay with the event name, "Learn@Lunch," in the subject line.

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