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Tampa Bay Business Journal publisher named to St. Petersburg College board

In late May, Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment of Bridgette Mill to the St. Petersburg College board of trustees.

Mill, 42, is president and publisher of the Tampa Bay Business Journal. That publication quoted her as saying, "St. Petersburg College is on the cutting edge of meeting the workforce needs of the Tampa Bay business community and the future economic development for our region. I am proud to have been selected to be part of such an important organization that will lead us to be the No. 1 state in the country to live, work and play."

According to a press release from the governor's office, the Seminole resident has served as a board member of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. and on the Board of Fellows for the University of Tampa.

Her term on the SPC board began May 30 and ends May 31, 2015.

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There's an adage in business: Don't work harder, work smarter.

As an introduction to its Certified Networker Program, the Referral Institute will offer a free workshop on "Networking Mistakes Even the Experts Make" at 5:30 p.m. June 25 at the Pinellas Realtor Organization office, 4590 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater.

"I love working with entrepreneurs to help them make more money through their networking and referral-based marketing efforts," said Certified Networker Program trainer Tiffanie Kellog, who is excited to be offering this workshop in Pinellas County.

The program will focus on how to make more money in less time by networking efficiently, offer participants the chance to learn about formal networking strategies and provide opportunities to network with fellow business professionals.

The workshop is sponsored by the Referral Institute, a company that teaches business professionals throughout the world how to harness the power of word-of-mouth marketing to drive sales for fast, sustainable business growth.

Seating is limited. Participants should register by Sunday for complimentary tickets.

For more information, visit

To RSVP, call Tiffanie Kellog toll-free at 1-888-282-8649 or email

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