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Grants available for community, business groups

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 16, 2007


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ST. PETERSBURG

Applications are available for neighborhood and business associations interested in applying for the city of St. Petersburg's Neighborhood Partnership Grant for fiscal year 2008. Organizations may apply for up to $25, 000 for specific improvement projects and strategic plans that improve the community. Grant proposals for playground projects may be submitted for up to $35, 000. The city grant is a matching program, which means that applicants must demonstrate that they can match or exceed the funds requested for each project.

Groups interested in applying for the 2008 Neighborhood Partnership Grant may download the application posted on the Council of Neighborhood Association's Web site: www.conastpete.org/blog/.

ST. PETERSBURG

Chamber TV helps businesses publicize

Chamber TV is now live as a marketing vehicle for members of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce. The online video promotion service allows businesses to present a description of their business in an interview format. Chamber TV also shows clips of chamber events, from the annual meeting to a luncheon with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Visit stpetechamber.tv for more.

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Mexican restaurant plans grand opening

Zapata's Authentic Mexican restaurant will hold a grand opening May 25 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The business, 111 Second Ave NE, Suite 209, casts itself as "the culinary Mexican Revolution." The event will include food specials. A live Mariachi band plays from 6-10 p.m.

[Last modified May 15, 2007, 21:23:22]


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