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    Monday, March 18, 2019
    TAMPA, FL - The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 14th Annual Taste of South Tampa on Sunday, March 24th, presented by Older, Lundy & Alvarez. For the third year, the Tampa Garden Club will be transformed into an outdoor festival offering live entertainment, delicious food samples from local restaurants, a beer garden, and the opportunity to win prizes.   The chamber’s president, ...read more
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    Friday, March 15, 2019
    THE JIM MORAN INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS EXECUTIVE PROGRAMTAMPA, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, in Florida State University’s College of Business, is now accepting applications for its Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) throughout the Central Florida region. Offered at no cost to participants, the programs are ...read more
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    Friday, March 01, 2019
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    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Temple Terrace, FL – The local running group, Tampa Bay Runners (TBR,) will host the 38th Annual Driscoll’s Strawberry Classic Race on Saturday, March 23, 2019 through beautiful Temple Terrace.    For 37 years, TBR has been organizing a race that benefits local charities and the community. Some of this year’s race proceeds will benefits Meals On Wheels of Tampa and Children’s Dream Fund. Races ...read more
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    Sunday, February 03, 2019
    TAMPA, FL  - The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosted our 93rd Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner at The Orlo on January 31, 2019 to announce our 2019 Award Winners and install the new Board of Directors. The event was sponsored by Webb Insurance Group.   Outgoing 2018 Chairman, Ed Siler, gave a recap of the Chamber’s success including the chamber adding 150 new members, producing nearly 100 ...read more
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    Monday, January 28, 2019
    Dear Valued Member: We are pleased to share with you that plans for the 2019-20 South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Business Directory are now under way! This is YOUR Chamber’s annual signature piece featuring the South Tampa community along with a directory of our distinguished member businesses. We are also excited to announce our new partnership with Lunar Cow Publishing!  To reserve your ad ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    On behalf of the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Education Committee we hope your 2019 and the second half of your school year is off to a great start!   In 2018 the STCOC Education Committee was proud to support our local South Tampa Schools by hosting more than 100 new teachers at our 13th Annual New Teacher’s Welcome Breakfast, providing volunteers for the Great ...read more
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    Monday, December 31, 2018
    2018 YEAR IN REVIEW:  THANK YOU to our more than 600 members who work every day to make South Tampa the BEST place to live, work and play!151 new members29 ribbon cuttings to welcome and celebrate businesses in South Tampa91 events providing opportunities for our members to connect, learn and grow their business66 opportunities for our members to lead on boards, councils and committees$6000+ ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, and today announced nearly one-third of its lawyers were named to Super Lawyers. The 2018 edition of Super Lawyers Magazine recognized 218 professionals, including 83 Rising Stars. In Florida, Partners David Ackerman and Katherine Giddings were named to the Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers and Top 50 Florida Women Super ...read more
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    Monday, March 19, 2018
    Adam J. Scheiner, M.D. Celebrates his new book launch by giving back to the community!  On February 16th, The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce was pleased to join in the celebration of Adam J. Scheiner M.D. for his book launch, “True Definition of Beauty”. Chamber and community members joined in the celebration. All proceeds from each book sold went directly to Hands Across the Bay. Raising over ...read more
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    Monday, March 12, 2018
    U.S. Chamber Foundation, USAA Launch Second Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone in TampaTwo Local Chambers, City Join Forces to Support 21st Century Military Families  TAMPA, FL — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes, in collaboration with USAA and the Greater Tampa and South Tampa Chambers of Commerce, today announced Tampa as the nation’s newest Military Spouse ...read more
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    Thursday, December 21, 2017
    Firm Chairman and CEO Honored Among Top 10 Legal Innovators Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has been selected as one of the nation’s most innovative law firms by the Financial Times for the third consecutive year. The firm was included in 2017 FT 25 North America list, which recognizes market leaders who are driving change in the areas of the business of ...read more
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    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    Firm Again Achieves Top Rankings in Corporate, M&A, Real Estate, and Litigation Practice Areas  Top 100 U.S. law firm Akerman has once again been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers as among the “Best Law Firms” in the United States. The firm earned a record 35 national practice rankings, recognized for its corporate, real estate, and litigation teams, among others. The firm also increased ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    Lawyers Recognized for Leading Cuba and International Arbitration Practices  Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, is recognized by Chambers among the world’s leading law firms in Latin America, with standout lawyers handling complex disputes and transactions throughout the region.  The firm’s Cuba practice was again recognized among the six best in the ...read more
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    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Firm Earns Top Rankings in Private Equity Dealmaking  Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has been recognized by PitchBook as among the most active law firms in M&A and private equity in the United States, based on the number of deals completed in the second quarter of 2017. Akerman also earned top rankings for its experience in private equity buyout ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    Dear Valued Members & Community Partners,  On June 20th, the board of directors of the South Tampa Chamber voted unanimously to support the Selmon Extension, a project that will add 1.6 miles of elevated toll roads connecting the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway and Gandy Bridge.  With several new businesses recently opened on Gandy Boulevard, and more currently under development, traffic to visit ...read more
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    Friday, May 16, 2014
    TAMPA, FL– (May 12, 2014) – Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) won two Tellies’ in this year’s 35th Annual Telly Awards. Characters of Ybor City is a bronze winner of the History and the Cultural categories.  The 35th Annual Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs. This year there were 12,000 entries from all 50 states ...read more
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