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Monday, July 16, 2018
Tampa, FL – On Saturday July 21st, Meals On Wheels of Tampa will host their Produce on Wheels (POW!) program. Volunteers, community businesses and community members will deliver produce bags to over 800 recipients. The POW! program is in partnership with Feeding Tampa Bay, Nu Vista Foods Group and Publix.  Produce will be delivered to MOW recipients’ homes all over Tampa. In addition to ...read more
Friday, July 13, 2018
 Carpet Crafters Rug Companyis Moving!             We are having a BIG Rug Sale.Want to clear everything out before the move.Rugs marked the Sale Price.Additional discounts if you buy more!Carpet Crafters Rug company will be moving down the street to our New Location on August 1st.4323 El Prado BlvdTampa, FL ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
For immediate release – July 11, 2018  Joe and Son’s Olive Oils and The Dessert Spot at Toffee to Go Partner to Celebrate Ice Cream Month  Tampa, FL - To celebrate National Ice Cream month, two Bay to Bay businesses are teaming up to bring a fun promotion to South Tampa. From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, Joe and Son's Olive Oils, 3204 W. Bay to Bay Boulevard, and The Dessert ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, Fun Facts, Press Release
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Media Contacts:                                                                                                                         For Immediate Release Lynn Kilroy – 813.610.3211                                                                                                         July 3, 2018lynn@kilroycommunications.com  Candace Rotolo – ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Economic, General News Article
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
JDog Junk Removal and Hauling Celebrates Grand Opening at the Tampa Elks Lodge!On, Flag Day, June 14th, 2018 The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce was pleased to join in the celebration of the Grand Opening of JDog Junk Removal and Hauling. The date was hand picked to celebrate not only Flag Day, but everything JDog Junk Removal and Hauling does to service our Veterans. All donations from raffle ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Education
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
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Firm Lawyers Named Among Best in M&A, Real Estate, Land Use, Construction, Immigration, and Tax Law Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced that The Legal 500 has ranked the firm as a first tier law firm for land use and zoning in the Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning category. Akerman is one of only eight firms in the United States to share this ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Saturday, June 09, 2018
Utility to implement enhancements and lessons learned from Hurricane Irma TAMPA, May 30, 2018 Hurricane season starts June 1, and Tampa Electric is ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store. The company’s year-round preparations enable crews to handle the potential impacts of hurricanes and widespread power outages. Tampa Electric’s comprehensive storm plan is in place and crews are ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Chambers Declare June 1st as Lightning Appreciation Day    Six Chambers of Commerce in the Tampa Bay region have agreed to declare Friday June 1st, 2018 as Lightning Appreciation Day. Last Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning ended their season in the Eastern Conference Final. The team fought hard and made us proud. While Lightning fans would have liked to see the Bolts in the Stanley Cup ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Introducing the Tampa Bay Times’ new business columnist, Graham Brink. Look for his column Sundays in the Times and online at tampabay.com.    
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Academic Alliance in Dermatology Celebrates their 30th Anniversary  On Wednesday May 9th in partnership with the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce and Working Women of Tampa Bay, Academic Alliance in Dermatology Celebrated their 30th Anniversary of Business in the Tampa Bay Community. Chamber and Working Women of Tampa Bay members along with the community celebrated Academic Alliance in Dermatology ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
We’ve outgrown our old recycling facility at 5144 Le Tourneau Circle in Tampa. We now occupy the warehouse at 5630 East Powhatan Avenue, just across Hillsborough Boulevard.  Last year, Urban E Recycling recycled around 3.2 million pounds. With our growing number of dedicated customers, we had filled the capacity of our previous facility.  We see our business as always improving, and that means we ...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
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
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
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, 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