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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
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Firm Earns Top Rankings in M&A and Private Equity Dealmaking  NATIONAL — Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firms 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 private equity deals completed in 2017. Akerman also earned top rankings for its experience in M&A deals for the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
STCOC MEMBERS, Looking for an opportunity to volunteer?  We are creating a Volunteer Community Events Committee to help with fundraising and silent auction items for Bridging Freedom, a non-profit in Tampa Bay who provides hope, healing and purpose to young girls forced into human and sex trafficking. Looking for a few committed individuals who love to volunteer and put their talents to great ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Tampa, FL –    On Saturday, May 19th, Meals On Wheels of Tampa (MOWTampa) will provide over 800 hurricane preparedness packs to all program recipients in preparation for this year’s hurricane season. The hurricane packs will consist of a battery powered flashlight/radio/siren combo, water, nonperishable food for up to five days, shelter information and an emergency checklist.   Many of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 10, 2018
South Tampa Barbershop, The Barbershop, has teamed up with the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation on a Cut for a Cure fundraising event. The Barbershop is raising funds for the organization at its location on Kennedy in South Tampa.   “We set up a fun ring toss game for our customers to play while they’re in the shop. They donate $5 to play one game and $10 for three tosses. If they make the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Chamber, General News Article, 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, April 23, 2018
Who: TransCare Medical Transportation, a division of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.Why this is important: People in our community need safe and reliable medical transportation during a medical crisis.  The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) accreditation is awarded to ambulance companies that exhibit high-quality patient care by meeting a series of rigorous standards ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
For Immediate Release: SouthTampaTeardowns.com Celebrates 100 Lots Sold! Robert Wilson has been serving as the Director of Dirt at EXIT Bayshore Realty since 2014 and earlier this month we officially closed our 100th lot sale. After helping over 70 families sell property to South Tampa Builders, Rob will be sharing some of the stories from over the years on the Teardowns Wanted blog during ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, April 09, 2018
TAMPA (FOX 13) - It's a dirty workout that's helping to clean-up parts of the Tampa Bay Area.  A local running group combines exercise with helping the environment. It can be a challenging and smelly workout: Runners pounding the pavement while toting trash bags. It's called plogging, basically running while picking up litter.  The fitness craze started in Sweden and now there's a group in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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: Chamber, Press Release
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: Press Release, Economic
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