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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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Stressing good news with the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce

September 21, 2020

Stressing good news with the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce By TERI ASHLEY    Last week’s monthly Third Wednesday Coffee had a slight increase of attendees as people become more comfortable and compliant with the new safety procedures. No one wants to be sick, no one wants to make anyone else sick, everyone wants business…

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Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce tracking member events for all

September 14, 2020

Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce tracking member events for all By TERI ASHLEY    It’s encouraging to see our members again planning events. Most are reconfigured in some way. But they are being scheduled, added to our Chamber Community Calendar by the members themselves, and are now easy for the public to find. Monitoring the…

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Planning (new-normal-style) for the 95th Annual Chamber Membership Luncheon

August 31, 2020

Planning (new-normal-style) for the 95th Annual Chamber Membership Luncheon By TERI ASHLEY     Just when you think you have the whole major event planning process down to a science, the world suddenly and dramatically goes topsy-turvy. But after taking everything into consideration – and I mean EVERYTHING – the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce is…

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It’s just another magical, amazing, marvelous …2020 Monday

August 24, 2020

It’s just another magical, amazing, marvelous … 2020 Monday By TERI ASHLEY     As of this writing we are expected to have two named storms approaching the Gulf of Mexico at this time. Personally I was hoping Marco would be the one closest to us just so we could have a little bit of anxiety…

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Sales tax extension again needed for community quality of life

August 17, 2020

August 17, 2020    Sales tax extension again needed for community quality of life By TERI ASHLEY The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly Third Wednesday Coffee for the membership this week at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center. A portion of that hour will be spent learning all about the proposed…

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Become a Sustaining Partner to support our business community

August 10, 2020

August 10, 2020   Become a Sustaining Partner to support our business community By TERI ASHLEY The new chamber year begins on October 1 and, boy-oh-boy, the business community needs our help now more than ever. If you have ever wondered what you could possibly do to also help your business associates, I am here to…

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All medical service lines valued and appreciated

August 3, 2020

August 3, 2020    All medical service lines valued and appreciated By TERI ASHLEY Having the recent need to visit a few medical professionals, it was evident just how many adjustments have been made across every type of health service. Our community and chamber member medical practices have transitioned with what seems like seamlessness. But with…

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The ripple effect is in full force as we swivel, twirl, spin and swirl

July 27, 2020

July 27, 2020     Charlotte Sun   The ripple effect is in full force as we swivel, twirl, spin and swirl   By TERI ASHLEY   Just when you think nothing is going to rain on your parade, it does. Well, maybe not literally, but with the change in the school year schedule, this week’s New…

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Charlotte County Chamber and the “M” word

July 20, 2020

Charlotte County Chamber and the “M” word   By TERI ASHLEY   After revisiting the mission of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce of “advancing the prosperity and general welfare of its business members and the community they serve,” we decided to offer our members a new opportunity. They can now voluntarily add the name…

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Charlotte County Chamber keeps member businesses in the forefront

July 13, 2020

Charlotte County Chamber keeps member businesses in the forefront By TERI ASHLEY   It wasn’t too long ago that I reminded members of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce to not miss out on inclusion in the 2021 Community Guide and Business Directory. I think I said something about more people are now looking for…

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