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Thursday, November 15, 2018
Tampa, Florida – Walk Bike Tampa, Inc., a Tampa-based non-profit organization focused on promoting pedestrian, bike, and street safety, is hosting a mayoral candidate forum on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Sparkman Wharf, located in the new Water Street development district. Walk Bike Tampa has received commitments from every candidate who has announced their intent to run in the City of Tampa ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Memorial Hospital of Tampa has been awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade.  The designation recognizes Memorial Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.  The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.  The ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 01, 2018
     TAMPA – (November 1, 2018) – Memorial Hospital of Tampa has completed its merger with Tampa Community Hospital, which is now a campus of Memorial Hospital of Tampa.  Located in Town-n- County at 6001 Webb Road, the campus will continue to provide 24/7 Emergency Care with a full service ER, Behavioral Health and The Oasis, a comprehensive substance abuse program.      “As a healthcare ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 26, 2018
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Tampa, Florida (October 18, 2018) – Memorial Hospital of Tampa is pleased to announce that it is celebrating Infection Prevention Week October 15th through the 19th.  Throughout the week, the facility will celebrate “Keeping South Tampa Safe,” recognizing every employee and member of the medical staff for the important role they play in keeping its patients, staff and visitors safe.  During ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Sanibel Island, FL (September 17, 2018)– The Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) installed its 2018-2019 Board of Directors at their Annual Conference, held September 18-20, 2018, in Sanibel Island, Florida. The Board of Directors is the governing body responsible for overseeing the operations of FACP, whose mission is to advance excellence in chamber management in the State of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
TAMPA - The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted on Wednesday afternoon to support the Hillsborough County Schools Referendum for a one-half cent sales tax. This tax will help to facilitate a safe and productive learning environment for students, and to provide a long-term sustainable plan for the Hillsborough County School District. The Hillsborough County Schools Referendum ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2018
After a rigorous 18 month evaluation process, the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay has announced it has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) through 2022. Organizations pursue the COA accreditation to demonstrate they have implemented best practice standards in the field of human services. The COA accreditation process involves a detailed review and analysis of an organization’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Tampa, Fla. – The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce voted in their Board meeting this morning to support the transportation tax referendum, joining community partner the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, who voted on Monday to support the referendum.  “The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously to support this important referendum because it gives our community the right to decide to ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, and today announced nearly one-third of its lawyers were named to Super Lawyers. The 2018 edition of Super Lawyers Magazine recognized 218 professionals, including 83 Rising Stars. In Florida, Partners David Ackerman and Katherine Giddings were named to the Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers and Top 50 Florida Women Super ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 18, 2018
TAMPA – The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce was proud to present scholarships to six Tampa area graduating seniors during a reception hosted at SunCoast Credit Union on May 17th.  “Our scholarship program was founded 4 years ago by the Chamber’s Education Committee, and each year has grown thanks to the generosity of our members. To date we have awarded 15 scholarships and  I cannot think of a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 04, 2018
Firm Lawyers Ranked Among the Best in Corporate, Real Estate, and Tax Law   Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, was once again recognized by leading legal guide Chambers and Partners as one of the nation’s most prominent law firms in middle market mergers and acquisitions, and for complex work within the financial services and real estate sectors. The 2018 ...read more
Monday, March 19, 2018
Adam J. Scheiner, M.D. Celebrates his new book launch by giving back to the community!  On February 16th, The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce was pleased to join in the celebration of Adam J. Scheiner M.D. for his book launch, “True Definition of Beauty”. Chamber and community members joined in the celebration. All proceeds from each book sold went directly to Hands Across the Bay. Raising over ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 12, 2018
U.S. Chamber Foundation, USAA Launch Second Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone in TampaTwo Local Chambers, City Join Forces to Support 21st Century Military Families  TAMPA, FL — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes, in collaboration with USAA and the Greater Tampa and South Tampa Chambers of Commerce, today announced Tampa as the nation’s newest Military Spouse ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  Meet Mark Segel Company: Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation Member Since: 2016 Chamber Involvement: 2017-19 Board of Directors, Community & Economic Development Committee, Past Chamber Ambassador What is your company? What do you do?The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation creates new, good jobs by encouraging local companies to expand their operations as ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  Meet Jen McDonald Company: Merchant Insurance Solutions Member Since: 2015 Chamber Involvement: 2017-19 Board of Directors, Community & Economic Development Committee, Past Ambassador What is your company? What do you do? As a commercial Insurance Agent I serve the local business community through assisting them in meeting their General Liability, Workers Compensation, Property, Auto or ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Firm Chairman and CEO Honored Among Top 10 Legal Innovators Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has been selected as one of the nation’s most innovative law firms by the Financial Times for the third consecutive year. The firm was included in 2017 FT 25 North America list, which recognizes market leaders who are driving change in the areas of the business of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced that the firm has once again been recognized by Benchmark Litigation among the best law firms in the United States and among a select group of standout law firms with multi-state litigation capabilities. This recognition is accompanied by “highly recommended” and “recommended” rankings in Florida and ...read more
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Firm Again Achieves Top Rankings in Corporate, M&A, Real Estate, and Litigation Practice Areas  Top 100 U.S. law firm Akerman has once again been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers as among the “Best Law Firms” in the United States. The firm earned a record 35 national practice rankings, recognized for its corporate, real estate, and litigation teams, among others. The firm also increased ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Lawyers Recognized for Leading Cuba and International Arbitration Practices  Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, is recognized by Chambers among the world’s leading law firms in Latin America, with standout lawyers handling complex disputes and transactions throughout the region.  The firm’s Cuba practice was again recognized among the six best in the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Firm Earns Top Rankings in Private Equity Dealmaking  Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has been recognized by PitchBook as among the most active law firms in M&A and private equity in the United States, based on the number of deals completed in the second quarter of 2017. Akerman also earned top rankings for its experience in private equity buyout ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Dear Valued Members & Community Partners,  On June 20th, the board of directors of the South Tampa Chamber voted unanimously to support the Selmon Extension, a project that will add 1.6 miles of elevated toll roads connecting the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway and Gandy Bridge.  With several new businesses recently opened on Gandy Boulevard, and more currently under development, traffic to visit ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 16, 2014
TAMPA, FL– (May 12, 2014) – Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) won two Tellies’ in this year’s 35th Annual Telly Awards. Characters of Ybor City is a bronze winner of the History and the Cultural categories.  The 35th Annual Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs. This year there were 12,000 entries from all 50 states ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article