Holidays bring closures at chamber's offices
In observance of the Christmas holiday, the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will close its offices at 2 p.m. on Wednesday and reopen on Monday at 8:30 a.m. For the New Year's holiday, it will close at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 and reopen Jan. 4 at 8:30 a.m.
Businesses requiring notarization for Certificates of Origin or other documents should plan accordingly.
Program will focus on an economic forecast
The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Largo Library Foundation will host Focus on 2010: A Tampa Bay Economic Forecast, a special business-to-business breakfast Jan. 14 at the Sheraton Sand Key, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. Coffee and registration is at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and program from 8 to 9:30 a.m.
The program features a panel of business experts who will share predictions and provide insight on significant global, national and regional issues destined to impact the Tampa Bay economy.
Highlighting the presentations will be a keynote national economic prospective by Susan McManus, Ph.D. professor of public administration and political science at the University of South Florida and political analyst for WFLA News Channel 8.
Cost, which includes breakfast, is $35 a person with reserved tables of eight for $240. Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber or Largo Public Library or online at www.mygreaterlibraryfoundation.org. For more information, call (727) 586-7398.
Networking coffee set for Beef 'O'Brady's
The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Coffee An' Networking, a business leads program, on Jan. 7 from 8 to 9 a.m. 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 non-members.
To register, contact the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org