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Charlotte County Chamber has something for every business

January 9, 2023

Being a member of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, you are offered an affordable investment into your business and a wealth of opportunities to ensure you receive a strong return on investment.

My intent of this message is if you are not a member of the Charlotte County Chamber, I encourage you to connect with me directly so I can demonstrate and walk you through the full suite of benefits which will yield your return on investment. Not only will you place an additional spotlight on your business, you will make strong business connections as well as new long term customers and clients.

I look forward to hearing from you!


On Saturday, May 27. we are having our 12th Annual Integrity Golf Classic at St. Andrews South Golf Club. This is going to be bigger and better than we ever had. Start getting your foursomes together. There will be plenty of sponsorship opportunities, cash prizes, raffles, breakfast, delicious BBQ buffet lunch, and a whole lot of fun. Full details will be release next week, so make sure to check


Networking at Noon: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Twisted Fork, 2208 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte. Registration and meal selection is required. Member event.

Third Wednesday Coffee: Wednesday, 8-9:30 a.m. at Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. Program: new member showcase, new member introductions. What a great way to kick off the new year and meeting so many new members. Member event.

Business Card Exchange: Jan. 26, 5-7 p.m. at Charlotte Players, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. Bring a gift to promote your business and bring plenty of business cards. Member event.


Ribbon cuttings are an effective way to meet the business owners (and fellow chamber members) in an informal atmosphere and develop great connections. Plus, you get familiar with their products and services provided. Please take the time to show your support and attend our ribbon cuttings!

Chicken Salad Chick grand opening, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 9:30 a.m., 1799 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Special offers all week.

Fairy Tail Endings Rescue, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 5:30 p.m., 23212 Freedom Ave., Port Charlotte. Refreshments and facility tours provided.

24TwentyOne Event Center 10-year anniversary, Jan. 24, 5-7 p.m. (ribbon-cutting at 5:30 p.m.). Heavy appetizers, cocktails, and door prizes provided.

Punta Gorda Marina 40th anniversary, Jan. 27, 4-7 p.m. (ribbon-cutting at 5:30 p.m.), 25096 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. Food, beer, wine, live music, giveaways and much more.

GJC Window & Door open house, Jan. 31, 5-7 p.m. (ribbon-cutting at 5:30 p.m.), 812 Tamiami Trial, Port Charlotte. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.


Lunch & Learn: Tuesday, Jan. 17, noon-1 p.m., Charlotte County Chamber Office. Topic: Understanding your Insurance Policy, presented by Mike Martin of State Farm, Mike Martin Agency, 2702 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Registration and lunch selection required at $10. Member event.

Bob White is executive director of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce.