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Networking event at Beef O'Brady's

By Times Staff Writer
Published December 30, 2007


Coffee An'Networking is from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at Beef O'Brady's, Pinellas Shopping Center, 841 West Bay Drive. A networking exercise and door prizes will be featured. Free for members and $10 for nonmembers. To register, call 584-2321 or e-mail

New group targets young professionals

A reception is planned for the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce's new young professionals group, HYPE Pinellas, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Acropolis Greek Taverna, 13575 58th St. N at the ICOT Center off Ulmerton Road.

HYPE, the acronym for Helping Young Professionals Emerge, is open to business owners and professionals between 21 and 39. Its objective is to provide networking, professional development and community outreach opportunities to young professionals.

The cost for the reception is $10. To register, call 584-2321 or e-mail

Here's help in starting your small business

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and SCORE Service Corps of Retired Executives will have a free session, "10 Steps to Start a Successful Small Business," from 6 to 8 p.m.Jan. 8 in the Jenkins Wing at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

The program will identify what it takes to be an entrepreneur, how to develop a business plan and how to manage a business. Handouts will be provided to all participants.

Advance registration is required. Contact Charlie Cronk at the chamber at 584-2321 or e-mail

[Last modified December 29, 2007, 21:16:27]

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