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Seminole Chamber of Commerce plans social, luncheon, expo and parade


Chamber plans social, luncheon, expo and parade

The Seminole Chamber of Commerce will host the following events:

• Business after hours social at Sign of the Dolphin (Welch Causeway and Duhme Road at the Publix Shopping Center) from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. The event is co-sponsored by the Practical Entrepreneurial Academy.

• The monthly power luncheon is set for 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the SPC library conference center. Nina Berkheiser will be the speaker. Reservations suggested. $12 per person.

• Multi-Chamber Expo at Seminole Mall is set for Friday and Saturday. Organizers expect at least 60 vendors offering their products and services. Julie Hansen, professional singer and DJ, will provide entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

• The annual "Bright Before Your Eyes" holiday parade is set for 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Side streets along 113th Street (parade route) will be closed from about 6 p.m. until the parade is over.

Call (727) 392-3245.


Shapiro's gallery to open on Beach Drive

Shapiro's, a contemporary craft gallery and longtime tenant at BayWalk, will open a gallery at 300 Beach Drive NE on Saturday. The new location is next door to Parkshore Grill. The gallery features jewelry, blown glass, pottery, metal and other unique handmade gifts.

News of businesses and business people can be faxed to (727) 893-8675, e-mailed to or mailed to Neighborhood Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Photos can be mailed or e-mailed as jpegs.

Seminole Chamber of Commerce plans social, luncheon, expo and parade 11/17/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 4:23pm]
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