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Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber plans events, names students of the month

Morning networking set at Beef O'Brady's

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Coffee An'Networking, a business leads program, from 8 to 9 a.m. Feb. 4 at Beef O'Brady's, Pinellas Shopping Center, 841 West Bay Drive. A networking exercise and door prizes will be featured.

The event is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. E-mail events@largochamber.org or call the chamber at (727) 584-2321 to register.

Committee designates Students of the Month

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce is a longtime supporter of area schools through its Business/Education Partnership Committee. Each month, the committee presents its "Student of the Month" awards to Largo Middle School, Largo High School and PTEC.

Its most recent award recipients are:

Largo Middle School: Ariana Cepeda and Christopher Rocchio (sixth grade), Matthew Gonzalez and Kelli Petttit (seventh grade), and Alan Hernandez and Maggie Kivett (eighth grade).

Largo High School: Taylor Montgomery and Shelby Cartmell.

PTEC Clearwater: Jeanne M. Wolfe, a Web design student.

Learn 'How Telephone Can Ring in Business'

"How Your Telephone Can Ring in Business: The Low Cost of Sounding Big!" is the topic of an upcoming business workshop presented by the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce.

It takes place from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at the chamber's 151 Third St. NW offices in downtown Largo. Registration, coffee and networking start at 7 a.m.

The program for business owners and managers will highlight ways to increase business with affordable telephone technology, using ideas presented by seasoned professionals in telephone communications and technology. Practical ideas on how to create a solid, professional impact over the phone will be demonstrated.

Presenters are Kathy Pabst Robshaw of Telephone Effectiveness, who helps companies use telephone technology to attract and retain business, and Gary M. Scarsbrook of Centratel Services, a 14-year veteran of telecom communication solutions.

Cost is $30 for chamber members and $40 for nonmembers. Space is limited to allow for group interaction.

To register, call the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail events@largochamber.org, with "telephone workshop" in the subject line. No-shows will be billed.

Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber plans events, names students of the month 01/23/10 [Last modified: Friday, January 22, 2010 4:08pm]
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