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Largo's Medical Arts District is topic of chamber luncheon

New Diagnostic Clinic is topic of luncheon

A look at the new Diagnostic Clinic and an update on Largo's Medical Arts District will be the focus of a Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Regal Palms, 300 Lake Ave. NE.

Dr. James Rivenbark, chief medical officer of the Diagnostic Clinic, will discuss the new $30 million six-story tower that will soon be home to the clinic and its more than 100 health care providers.

Located on Second Avenue SW, just around the corner from its present West Bay Drive site, the state-of-the-art medical facility will provide comprehensive medical care with specialties that include outpatient care and on-site testing.

Teresa Brydon, Largo's economic development director, also will update other projects in the city's designated medical arts area, which includes portions of the West Bay Drive and Clearwater-Largo Road Redevelopment Districts. Cost to attend is $15 for chamber members in advance or $20 at the door, and $20 for nonmembers. To register, call (727) 584-2321 or e-mail events@largo chamber.org and type "business luncheon" in the subject line.

Seminar explores employee cutbacks

"Dealing with Terminations, Layoffs/Reductions in Force and Unemployment Compensation" is the next topic in a continuing human resource seminar series presented by the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and the Human Resources Factor LLC. It will take place from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the chamber, 151 Third St. NW, Largo. Cost is $25.

The program will examine how to determine when terminating an employee is the best option; taking the right steps toward addressing and documenting performance and conduct issues; understanding the difference between voluntary and involuntary terminations; and understanding who is eligible for unemployment compensation and how to respond to a claim.

To register, call (727) 584-2321 or e-mail events@largochamber.org and type "human resource seminar" in the subject field.

Fill bleachers, cheer for Ironman athletes

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce is inviting its members to cheer on the Ironman competition racers as they bicycle through Largo on Saturday.

Bleachers will be on the race route in front of Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S Belcher Road, south of Belleair Road on the east side of Belcher between Barbara Drive and Kersey Road. Parking will be available at Temple B'nai Israel until bicyclists arrive and the road closes. Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. as racers will be making this leg of the course between 9 a.m. and noon.

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