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Notes from the Largo Chamber of Commerce

Largo chamber gets new members: More than 60 businesses and organizations were welcomed to the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce during a four-week membership campaign that ended Wednesday.

Forty-five volunteers representing teams from chamber businesses and committees competed for the title of "top member recruiter."

That honor and others were presented during a campaign wrap- up celebration on Thursday. Top recruiters were Michael Potts of Affordable Inspections and Melody Hunter of Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. Runnersup were Laverne Welch of Sonnenberg Insurance and Debra Jones of Regions Bank.

"We are very pleased with this campaign, and extremely thankful to all those who generously volunteered of their time and donated prizes to insure its success," said chamber president Tom Morrissette.

"Their efforts have helped our membership grow by more than 10 percent and, as importantly, helped spread the word about the many benefits and services that chamber membership provides."

The chamber represents about 600 businesses in Mid-Pinellas County. For more information, visit largochamber.org.

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Nominations Requested for Women 'Inspirers': The Women in Business Council of the chamber is seeking nominations for its second annual "Inspire" awards. Presentations will take place during a special Inspire Awards Luncheon on Aug. 10 at the Greektown Grille, 1230 Cleveland St., Clearwater.

Nominees can be women of any age who have successfully provided inspiration, education and encouragement to others in the work place or the community. They must reside or work in the greater Largo/Mid-Pinellas region and be affiliated with a chamber business/organization member in good-standing.

Nominations must be submitted in writing to the chamber (not to exceed 500 words), along with any supporting documentation, by 2 p.m. July 8. The Women in Business Council will select a minimum of three women to receive the honor.

Corporate sponsors of this year's awards are David Puckett Allstate Insurance, Yoga 4 All & Serene Body Massage, Bay Dermatology, Dex Imaging Hampton Inn & Suites-Largo, and Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Largo Central Park.

For more information, visit largochamber.org or call Cindy Paquin at (727) 584-2321.

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Mid-Pinellas Business Showcase: There is still time to join more than 50 businesses and organizations taking part in the 6th Annual Mid-Pinellas Business Showcase on June 30 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. This special networking event, hosted by the chamber, is free and open to the public.

Presenting sponsors are Bright House Networks, Diagnostic Clinic, Active Mobility Innovations and Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Several exhibit spaces remain available at $300 for chamber members and $425 for non-members. The fee includes a 6- by 2.5-foot covered exhibit table and two chairs. Electricity is also available for $10 per space. To reserve a showcase space or for information about chamber membership, visit largochamber.org or call (727) 584-2321.

Notes from the Largo Chamber of Commerce 06/19/10 [Last modified: Friday, June 18, 2010 4:19pm]
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