By popular demand, we are changing our meeting date to Wednesday. We have found more people can attend and this day of the week doesn’t conflict with other networking groups.
*Aug. 23, Wednesday: Free Chamber Business breakfast, 8 a.m. at the Chamber “Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses” Wayne Brass presenter
*Sept. 27, Wednesday: Free Chamber Business breakfast, 8 a.m. at the Chamber “Doing Business with the Government” Yolanda Cowart presenter
*Sponsored by Pinellas County Economic Development and the Florida Small Business Center
On July 26, Kurt Forster gave a presentation on “Social Medial for Small Businesses.” Great information shared.
On June 28, the topic was “Your Future is Your Responsibility.” Complimentary breakfast was provided by Garden Sanctuary & Cemetery/Dignity Memorial. Presenters were Dave Keimig and Shawn Davidson
On May 24, the Seminole Chamber Conference Center. Complimentary breakfast topic was “Time Management Strategies for Your Business” by HR expert Barry Rubin
April 19 – Our Chamber’s monthly business breakfast was replaced by the Tribute to Teachers Breakfast – we encouraged all of our Chamber members to attend
On March 23, Yolanda Cowart spoke on “10 Best Marketing Practices to Sell Your Business or Service.” Sponsor was Pinellas County Economic Development
On Feb. 23 Cheryl Thompson, Mary Kay Cosmetics, presented: “Put Your Professional Face Forward. You Only Get One Chance to Make a First Impression.”
Beth Dickson and Andrea Aikens led the discussion on Jan. 26, “Where Are You Going in 2017?” The complimentary Chamber business sponsored by AAA Travel.
On Nov. 17, Matt Morey, SBN Consulting / FeldTech, Seminole, gave a presentation about ” Holiday Shopping Online and Security Measures to Protect Your Experience.” Jean Campbell, Kathy Kemp and Kaye Buckler led the program. Complimentary breakfast was provided by the Waffle House.
“Tips for Managing the Cash Flow in Your Business” was the topic on Oct. 27 by Kurt Forster, CBC. He helped our group to understand why tracking the critical numbers in a company – from account receivables to payments on invoices – are so important. The free breakfast, at the Chamber office, was free and sponsored by the Florida Small Business Development Center at Pinellas County Economic Development and Steinmart, which opened Oct. 27 at the new Seminole City Center.
Dr. Cate McCarty helped us to breathe some new life into our businesses with her inspirational talk Sept. 22 on “CPR (Career Path Revitalization).” It’s All About Relationships! The breakfast was provided by Rooth & Rooth Elder Law Attorneys
Susan Rooth says: “Because we offer services focusing on elder law needs of the community, we are happy to introduce Community Outreach Coordinator, Cate McCarty, ADC, PhD who is known as Dr. Cate, Dementia Coach. In helping you make the best choices, we include Dr. Cate, Dementia Coach as a Gerontologist who specializes in quality of life choices.”
Mayor Leslie Waters did a great job talking about city government and advocating for citizen involvement on Aug. 25. Special thanks to Rick Griesheimer with Inside Homes Cleaning & More, who was our sponsor.
The Connect to Success group is taking a summer hiatus, and will resume in the fall. Stay tuned for more information.
Free QuickBooks classes offered by CPA Partners LLC