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Largo chamber to honor educators, award scholarships to high school seniors

Luncheon to honor city's top Educators

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual "Salute to Education" luncheon featuring its "Outstanding Educator Awards" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 13 at Largo Public Library Jenkins Community Wing, 120 Central Park Drive.

The event will include the presentation of chamber scholarships to Largo High School seniors. It's being presented by the organization's Business/Education Partnership Committee.

"This event gives us an opportunity to say thank you to the teachers in Largo who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of their students," says committee chairwoman Christine Regan of Sylvan Learning Center — Largo Mall.

Cost for the luncheon is $20. Registration is required. Call Cindy Paquin at the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail events@largochamber.org.

SCORE workshop planned for May 19

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and SCORE, or Service Corps of Retired Executives, will hold a free session entitled "How to Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive" on May 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Jenkins Wing at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo.

This workshop is intended for business owners in the first few years of operation. It contains valuable tips and practical advice for building a stronger business utilizing the essential business disciplines of money, management and marketing.

Advance registration is required. Contact Charlie Cronk at the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail ccronk@largochamber.org.

Largo chamber to honor educators, award scholarships to high school seniors 05/05/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 5, 2009 4:30am]
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