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TradeWinds extends Thanksgiving offer

ST. PETE BEACH

TradeWinds extends warm holiday offer

TradeWinds Island Resorts is offering rooms for $50 for one night from Nov. 21-29 and donating $35 of that to All Children's Hospital.

Reserve rooms under the "Give Thanks and Give Back" rate of $50, which is more than 75 percent off regular rates.

Tradewinds is at 5500 Gulf Blvd. For reservations, call toll-free 1-888-377-0026.

COUNTYWIDE

Employers can get prescreened hires

Do you need some new employees? Would it help if candidates were prescreened to fit your job descriptions? WorkNet Pinellas may be able to help. Employers can post job openings for free or sign up for WorkNet Wednesday, the organization's monthly job fair.

Only Pinellas employers can participate. Job openings must pay at least $12 per hour. To register your company and post job openings, go to www.worknetpinellas.org/ business-associations or call (727) 524-4344.

PINELLAS PARK

Seminole chamber luncheon planned

The Seminole Chamber will have its annual "Gathering of Friends" luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 20 at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. N. Service clubs may bring their banners, signs and organization info and give a "two-minute commercial." Reservations and advance payment of $12 are appreciated. Call the chamber office at 392-3245.

News of businesses and business people can be faxed to 893-8675, e-mailed to [email protected] or mailed to Neighborhood Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

TradeWinds extends Thanksgiving offer 11/01/08 [Last modified: Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:32am]
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