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Tampa Bay area hotels see strong July

Tampa Bay area hotels see strong July

TAMPA — Tourists pumped nearly $40 million into local hotels in July, filling two-thirds of hotel rooms, according to figures released this week by Visit Tampa Bay.
Published: 08/22/14

Lower fuel costs could reduce TECO bill

With falling natural gas prices, Tampa Electric customers could pay $1.22 less a month for electricity in January than they do today – even after a planned increase later this year.
Published: 08/22/14

Fourth Not for Profit Workshop set for Straz Center

TAMPA — For the fourth year, two local philanthropists are sharing their secrets on how to successfully run and grow a charitable operation.
Published: 08/22/14

Grant Writing Workshop

Staff administrators and board members for non-profits, faith-based organizations, government agencies and other tax-exempt organizations are invited to a free Professional Grant Writing Workshop, being offered at 2 p.m. Friday at the Children’...
Published: 08/22/14

Sun City networking

The Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business After Hours mega member event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Fire House Cultural Center, 101 First Ave. N.E. in Ruskin. Enjoy Caribbean cuisine from Coastal Catering along with live st...
Published: 08/22/14

Free Career Fair

RecruitMilitary, a national military recruiting firm, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes program have teamed up to present a Free Career Fair for military veterans at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Straz Center, 1010 N. MacInnes Pla...
Published: 08/22/14

RGA Brandon networking

Revenue Generating Network (RGA) hosts a professional networking meeting every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Square 1 Burgers, 2042 Badlands St. in Brandon. Business owners can meet, mingle and get to know one another. The first two meetings are free, a...
Published: 08/22/14

Morning Brandon networking

Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Coffee Club networking event from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Golden Corral, 815 Providence Road in Brandon. Register online at www.brandonchamber.com.
Published: 08/22/14

Duke Energy saps customers, senator says

ST. PETERSBURG — Duke Energy officials say the longer billing cycle and higher rates appearing on thousands of customers’ bills this month are a one-time hassle that will make business more efficient as they change travel routes for pow...
Published: 08/21/14
Updated: 08/22/14
Mexican restaurant bartaco will add spice to Hyde Park Village

Mexican restaurant bartaco will add spice to Hyde Park Village

Soon Hyde Park Village will again have a funky, social Mexican restaurant.
Published: 08/21/14
Updated: 08/22/14