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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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Leadership Charlotte Hall of Fame inductees announced

September 12, 2022

The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 9th Annual Leadership Charlotte Hall of Fame Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club. There were 83 Leadership Charlotte Alumni who attended, showing their continued support to our program and to the amazing list of nominees for the Class of 2022. The nominees…

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Junior Leadership Charlotte Class of 2023

September 5, 2022

I’m sure most of you have heard or are familiar with our Leadership Charlotte Program. But, did you know the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce also has a Junior Leadership Charlotte Program? The Junior Leadership Charlotte program provides the opportunity for high school juniors to develop positive leadership qualities and a sense of community. The…

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9th Annual Leadership Charlotte Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon

August 29, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 8, the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 9th Annual Leadership Charlotte Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon. It will be held at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, located at 4400 Lister St., Port Charlotte from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The Leadership Charlotte Hall of Fame was established in 2012. The Leadership…

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1,000-plus members can’t be wrong

August 22, 2022

I often think how grateful I am to be a part of an amazing organization in an amazing community with the dynamic membership the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce has. We have had a phenomenal year with so many new members, productive and beneficial events, reviving our Charlotte County Young Professionals, new initiatives, and the…

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It’s great when a plan comes together

August 15, 2022

It has been almost a year and a half since I had the honor and privilege of accepting the seat of executive director of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce. As we approach the celebration of our 97th year representing Charlotte County and beyond, the Charlotte County Chamber has an incredibly strong foundation. There was…

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We’re bringing Charlotte businesses, community a wide variety of services

August 8, 2022

Since 1925, the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce has been impacting local member businesses and Charlotte County residents with a wide variety of programs and services. Following the pandemic, it has been exciting to see the resurgence in new chamber memberships and an increase in Chamber member attendance at Chamber networking opportunities. How does the…

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Congratulations Charlotte County Public Schools

August 1, 2022

The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual New Teachers’ Breakfast last week at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center. Charlotte County Public Schools welcomed 200 new teachers this year. It was a phenomenal event to see so many new teachers, of which many are new to the Charlotte County area. There also…

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Engagement, participation equals strong return on investment

July 25, 2022

We continue to experience enormous growth in our membership. On the surface, that is an amazing thing. Businesses recognizing the benefits offered and seeing how their business can further prosper by becoming a member of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce. The optimal approach to ensure our members gain a return on investment is their…

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Charlotte County Chamber hosts candidates forum

July 18, 2022

Members of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce will have the opportunity to meet and hear from the candidates running in the Primary and General elections this year. The Candidates Forum will be held on Wednesday, July 20 at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center, located at 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. The event…

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Summer is sizzling with “hot” marketing opportunities

July 11, 2022

Being a part of the Charlotte County Chamber family, there is a full scope of ways to place an even brighter spotlight on your business within Charlotte County and beyond. A good example is our 2023 Community Guide and Business Directory. Through having an advertising presence, your business would be seen thousands of times from…

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