Friday, June 22, 2018
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TREASURE ISLAND

In celebration of National Tourism Week, the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce brings chamber members together for a day of fun in the sun and some friendly, healthy competition. Event includes a sand sculpture contest, water balloon toss, the dolphin relay race and the silly spin relay. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd.

ST. PETERSBURG

Restaurateur earns top tourism honor

Steve Westphal, owner of Parkshore Grill, 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House and the Hangar in St. Petersburg and the Pub in Indian Shores has been named Tourism Person of the Year by the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce. Westphal, who was a waiter more than 25 years ago at the recently closed Wine Cellar, is considered a major force not just in the local restaurant scene but also the resurgence of Beach Drive.

TREASURE ISLAND

Chamber serving up pancake breakfast

The Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce is going retro and bringing back the Robby's Pancake House Pancake Breakfast. The pancake and sausage breakfast with all the fixings cost $10. 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Treasure Island Community Center. For information, call (727) 360-4121.

News of businesses and business people can be faxed to (727) 893-8675, emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Katherine Snow Smith, Tampa Bay Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Photos can be emailed as jpgs.

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