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The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, writes a weekly column in the Charlotte Sun.  You may read it here every Monday.

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Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 98th year

October 2, 2023

Words cannot describe the incredible atmosphere we had at our 98th Annual awards luncheon on Thursday at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center. The energy, excitement, camaraderie, support and love from our chamber family was phenomenal! We had a packed house of 250 attendees, all celebrating a very successful year. Special thanks to the…

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Chamber history lesson

September 25, 2023

We’ve all, if not most, have heard of chambers of commerce. Many years ago, I studied a little to get a better understanding of the concept and progression of an industry I was entering. I hope you enjoy. Chambers of commerce have a long history that dates back several centuries. The concept of chambers of…

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Leadership Charlotte Class of 2024 announced

September 18, 2023

Our Leadership Charlotte program will be entering its 35th year as the premier program of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce. The program truly sets the tone of providing a phenomenal education and experience to how Charlotte County operates, meet all the amazing people that make it happen, and make strong professional and personal connections.…

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A change in Chamber leadership, but not its mission

September 11, 2023

You have heard it before – “Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!” For me the past two years, time has flown by as the Charlotte County Chamber board president, and it has been fun! I have been busy meeting new Chamber members at various ribbon cuttings, “Networking at Noon” luncheons, “3rd Wednesday Coffees” and many…

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Charlotte County Chamber…your business’ best friend

September 4, 2023

The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce serves as a valuable ally for businesses of all sizes. Our chamber’s focus is on promoting economic growth, advocating for business interests, fostering networking opportunities, and being an indispensable partner for the business community of Charlotte County. Our members are provided excellent networking platforms, bringing together businesses from various…

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Embrace our community…shop local

August 28, 2023

We often hear about “Shop Local,” specifically during certain times of the year. To shop local should be a 24/7 concept. Shopping locally offers numerous benefits to both individuals and communities. When we shop locally, we directly contribute to the local economy. Local businesses generate employment opportunities, create income for residents, and contribute to the…

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What to say after you say ‘Hello’

August 21, 2023

The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce offers a wide variety of networking opportunities for new Chamber members to meet dozens of like-minded professionals and business owners to share their products and services. Ribbon cuttings, Network at Noon luncheons, and 3rd Wednesday Coffees are just several monthly networking events that many members find beneficial. So, you…

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Charlotte County Chamber celebrates its 98th year

August 14, 2023

On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 98th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center. It is a privilege and honor to serve in the leadership role as executive director of such a productive and beneficial organization to our 1,000-plus members and the overall community…

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Charlotte County Chamber welcomes new teachers

August 7, 2023

On Monday, July 31, the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 37th Annual New Teachers’ Breakfast at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center. Charlotte County Public Schools welcomed 150-plus new teachers’ for this coming school year. In addition to the new teachers, 150 of our members sponsored a new teacher and had the…

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Charlotte County Chamber Business of the Year and Pacesetter Award recipient

July 31, 2023

As we prepare for our 98th Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 28, now is the time for our members to nominate themselves or other members to be awarded one of our 2023 Businesses of the Year. We will award the Business of the Year for our Large, Medium and Small businesses. In addition, one…

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