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Used bookstore moving; business summit; chamber workshop

ST. PETE BEACH

Books To The Ceiling moving after 22 years

While shops around it have steadily gone in and out of business, Books To The Ceiling has held its own for 22 years. But now that a dollar store is leasing all of Carter Plaza at 15126 Municipal Drive in Madeira Beach, the used book store is moving about 10 miles down the beach to Dolphin Village. "We really are sad. We had no idea something like this was coming," said Judy Fish, the store's founder and owner. "We thought, 'Do we want to close our doors or do we want to move?' '' The thought of moving 60,000 books is daunting, even though a new shopping center anchored by a Publix will have better customer traffic than her current location. Fish expects to be in the Dolphin Village location by the end of October.

COUNTYWIDE

Business, education summit on Friday

WorkNet Pinellas is holding its fourth annual Taking The Step Business and Education Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N, near Largo. The event is free. For information, contact Marilyn Browne at mbrowne@worknetpinellas.org or (727) 507-4300 ext. 2420

LARGO

Chamber workshop on building a brand

"How to Build Your Brand on a Budget" is the title of a Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce workshop from 8-9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at the chamber, 151 Third St. NW. The program, presented by Mandalay Solutions, will examine ways to develop and promote a brand. The fee is $20 for chamber members and $30 for non-members. To register, e-mail events@largochamber.org or call (727) 584-2321.

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