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2011 Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce Annual Installment Dinner

2011 Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce Annual Installment Dinner

St. Pete Beach, FL -- TBBCoC's Annual Dinner and Installation of the 2011 Board this Thursday is an event the Chamber says is not to be missed.

The event is one of the Chamber's largest networking events of the year and they will announce their Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year winners.

The emcee for the event is Jen Holloway of Bright House Networks and the keynote speaker is U.S. Senator Bill Nelson.

The event is a pre-paid event and is restricted to Members or invited guests.

Business input sought at "Jobs Creation Summit"

Business input sought at "Jobs Creation Summit"

Clearwater, Florida - State lawmakers have scheduled a "Jobs Creation Summit" this month to get ideas from businesses on how to create more jobs and attain job stability.


The event will be held Friday morning, Jan. 21 at the St. Petersburg College EPI Center at 13805 58th St. N. in Clearwater.


State Sen. Jack Latvala and Reps. Ed Hooper, Jim Frishe, Jeff Brandes and Larry Ahearn want to hear from businesses before the bill filing deadline for new laws for the 2011 Legislative Session.

County commissioners to discuss pedestrian safety

County commissioners to discuss pedestrian safety

Pinellas county, FL - County commissioners will meet tomorrow with the Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization to discuss a variety of transportation-related agenda items.

In one of the final public meetings of the year, which is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 20, at the Pinellas County Planning Department in Clearwater, the Board will address the election of a Vice Chairman, the Florida Transportation Plan 2060, and "Stop for Pedestrian" law and signage.

The most notable agenda item, particularly on the heels of the 9 deaths of bicyclists in nearby Hillsborough county since mid-2010, is the discussion and sharpening of the FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program.

Competition heats up for limited Seminole City Council seats

Competition heats up for limited Seminole City Council seats

Seminole, FL - When the Seminole city election takes place on Mar. 8 2011, four new candidates will be competing for the two open City Council seats available, including prominent Pinellas Park and Largo residents.

Those hoping for re-election are incumbents John Counts and Bob Matthews, both of whom were last voted into their positions in 2008, and the two competitors hoping to break into the Council are Chris Burke and Tom Christy.