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Friday, May 29, 2015

Business News

FreightCenter seeks new hires

FreightCenter will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the company’s Palm Harbor office at 34125 U.S. 19 N. The freight brokerage will be interviewing candidates for nearly 25 positions to fully staff its sales and customer serv...
Updated: 2 hours ago

AMA launches rebrand

The American Marketing Association Tampa Bay invites the marketing community to come out and celebrate its rebranding efforts at a Rebrand Launch Party from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Brio Tuscan Grille at International Mall, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd., T...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Working Women Coffee Connections

Working Women of Tampa Bay host St. Pete Coffee Connections networking at 9 a.m. Thursday at Courtyard by Marriott, 300 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Connect and grow your business in a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. The cost is $5 for members or $10 ...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Series looks at LinkedIn

The Clearwater Library System’s Intro to Social Media series presents an Introduction to LinkedIn seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave. in Clearwater. Learn to create a LinkedIn account, choose priva...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Networking series kicks off

South Tampa Chamber of Commerce presents a three-part Small Business Education series on networking, starting with The Dos and Don’ts of Networking at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore, 4400 W. Cypress St. in Tamp...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Inspectors find stink bug in pineapples headed for Florida

Inspectors at a Philadelphia port have found a new pest in a shipment of pineapples headed for Florida.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Save-A-Lot wants Sweetbay site

ZEPHYRHILLS — Discount grocer Save-A-Lot has filed preliminary plans to move into the former Sweetbay store at Zephyrhills Plaza on State Road 54.
Published: 05/29/15

Burger 21 menu gets slimmer choices

TAMPA — Burger 21, a Tampa-based fast casual restaurant chain, has added new menu choices, including smaller versions of its Certified Angus Beef burger and milkshake, it announced Thursday.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Lawmakers spare Children’s Board another voter approval

Lawmakers spare Children’s Board another voter approval

TAMPA — The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, once facing a life-or-death tax reauthorization by county voters next year, won’t have to hold the election after all thanks to Florida lawmakers....
Published: 05/28/15

Tampa Chamber names Small Business of the Year semifinalists

TAMPA — The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the semifinalists for the 2015 Small Business of the Year Awards to be held on Friday, Sept. 18 at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.
Published: 05/28/15