Coming Up: President's Luncheon/Biz@Noon, Lunch & Learn, Let's Eat!- Englewood
Let's Eat, Englewood Restaurant Week Logo
Let's Eat!- Englewood Restaurant Week - September 17th-October 1st, 2020


... Week of August 31, 2020
Welcome to this week's edition of "Two-Minute-Tuesday". The purpose of this communication is to keep you informed of the Chamber's upcoming events in a format that can be reviewed in 2-Minutes or less.
Event: President’s Luncheon/Biz@Noon
Date: Thursday, September 17th-Save the Date!
Time:  11:30-1pm
Location: Boca Royale Golf & Country Club
Address: 1601 Englewood Road, Englewood, FL 34223
Event: Lunch & Learn
Date: Thursday, August 24th
Time: 11:30am-1pm
Location: Chamber Community Room-Seats Limited
Address: 601 S. Indiana Avenue, Englewood, FL 34223
Note: Free Courtesy of Sun Coast Inn. RSVP Here
Event: Let’s Eat!-Englewood
Date: September 17th-Oct 1st
Location: Local Participating Restaurants
Note: See Menus Soon Online
The Chamber Office will be closed Monday, September 7th in Observance of Labor Day

The Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce “All-Star” program provides for Increased Recognition & Greater Value from your membership.

5 stars
Cape Haze Marina Englewood Community Hospital logo
Farlows on the Water logo Heritage Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care logo
Key Agency Insurance logo Lightspeed - more than just talk
Lock N Key Restaurant & Pub Michael Saunders & Company logo
SandBar Tiki & Grille logo The Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass logo
4 stars CAPS Remodeling
Englewood Bank & Trust
Englewood Sun
Gasparilla Vacations
Monarch Direct
Paradise Exclusive Real Estate

Reliable Cabinet Designs
Rothco Signs
Shear Sailing Hair & Tanning Salon
Sysco Corporation
The Atlanta Braves
Wampler Varner Insurance  Group
WannaB Inn
Xpertech Auto Repair
3 stars A-1 Auto Care
Abbott Air
Arnold Insurance
Brian Faro - Paradise Exclusive
Centennial Bank
Emery Auto & Diesel Repair
Galloway Roofing
Ivy’s on Dearborn
Karin Dubbs - Re/Max Alliance Group
Lemon Bay Glass
Mark H. Knauf CPA
Mason Financial Group
Mike Douglass Plumbing
Nothing Missed Home Inspections, Inc.
Place in the Sun
Signs in One Day
Straight Line Aluminum Construction
Swirls n’ Curls Ice Cream
Value-Rite Appraisals
2 stars Advanced Hearing Solutions
AGS Irrigation Design Consultant
Quick Signs
Sunny Brook Realty
1 star Alfred Current - Rowley Insurance
Amber Craft - Paradise Exclusive
Amberjack Sanitation
Brookdale Rotonda Senior Living
Erin Halstead - Realtor
Karen Current - Centennial Mortgage
Kathleen Ross - Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty
Michael Ernsting - Edward Jones
Sharon Rodgers - Realtor Michael Saunders
Tailored Inspections
Wellbaum & Emery PA

Business Bits ...

"Business Bits" is your opportunity for FREE weekly communication with your fellow Chamber members. Your message should be drafted in 75 words or less and must be received by the Chamber before noon on Friday. Please send your "Business Bits" to ...
The Englewood Chamber’s signature fundraiser event, the Manasota Mystique, will not occur on the first Saturday of November as it has for the previous eight years. Instead, the Chamber is planning a community picnic. The Sunset Serenade – A Picnic on Lemon Bay" will occur on Saturday, November 14, 2020, from 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm. The event location will be the grounds of Michael Saunders & Company (1200 S. McCall Road, Englewood, 34223) MORE INFO
The Englewood Leadership Class of 2020 has less than 20 tickets for a golf cart raffle courtesy of Thoroughbred Golf Carts. Cart is on display at Thoroughbred Golf Carts. Tickets are limited to 350 at $25 each. Winner will be drawn September 19th at Sandbar Tiki & Grille at 3pm. This will help raise money for Peace River K-9 Search & Rescue, The Jubilee Center and Vineland Elementary. More Details
AAA offers a new group benefit for Englewood Chamber members. Did you know for only $54.40 you can take comfort in having 24/7 protection on any car, insurance & travel benefits along with free identity theft monitoring. Contact Vicky for all the details 941-882-5142. More Details
Are you or your kids bored at home? Murdock Stones Etc. sells a number of different rocks that can be used for rock painting. They range in price from 25 cents to 60 cents a pound...Check them out at: 590 Prineville St. in Port Charlotte (by the Sun Flea Market). 7621 Sawyer Circle (off Gasparilla Rd. …look for the World’s Largest Mailbox). 941-629-6651
Christ Lutheran Church, Englewood. Sunday worship services are held every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at 701 North Indiana Avenue (corner of 776 and Artist). The wearing of masks is requested. Holy Communion is celebrated at every service by Pastor Kenneth Lentz. Bible study takes place every Monday at 11:30 a.m. The current study on apocalyptic literature will be followed by a study on the Book of Romans beginning on August 17. More information call 941-474-1989.
Lemon Bay Computer Service is open for service, however, please wear a mask in the shop. We have noticed an increase in scammers contacting our customers. Microsoft will NEVER call you or send a warning on your computer telling you to call them. If you have fallen victim to scammers, please call us @ 941-548-1322 & we will undo their malicious actions. We’re at 30 N Elm Street - open M-F 9am to 6pm.
Short Stop Printing is open by appointment only with the temporary hours of 9 am - 2 pm. We do require masks. All sanitation recommendations are implemented for appointments. We are able to fulfill all orders and consult on new projects. We appreciate your continued patronage. We will get through this by working together. Mention our business bits and receive 10% off on your next order of business cards. 941.474.4313 /
Doesn’t your money deserve to have a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional to look after it? We’ll explore strategies designed to help you protect yourself and develop an investment plan for today, tomorrow, and into the future. Call today for a free consultation. Thomas Hinck, CFP® &  James Hinck, CFP®, CIMA® Hinck Private Wealth Management LLC 941-474-3271   1177 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223
Security Alarm Corporation announces launch of the best remote security camera solution with cellular self-monitoring video surveillance for jobsites and remote structures: Construction Sites; Industrial Parks; Supply and Material Stockpiles; Outbuildings; Vacant Properties. Complete information: Click Here
Alfred C. Current, III, CLU®, CLTC® - Rowley Insurance- Worth Knowing… ‘Annalee’s accident - how she prepared for the worst” A crisis situation doesn't come with an owner's manual, so when Annalee Kruger got hit by a school bus, there was no standard protocol to follow. Hear her story and what advantage she had that made her recovery easier than most. Listen to the ShowProtecting People You Love
Lighthouse Grill Catering is now booking Holiday events! Our waterfront outdoor venue, Sunset Terrace offers the perfect location for your special event. We have a heated tent, firepits and night lighting available to create that special ambience. Social distancing and proper etiquette are always practiced, in a setting where businesses can relax and celebrate the holidays with their staff and guests. November and December dates are still available. Please contact Ginny Carpenter at 941-451-9026 or by email
Charlotte Players presents: A Shot in The Dark will be playing at Langdon Playhouse September 11,12,13 & 17-20. Tickets are $22. Tickets can be purchased by calling our Box Office at 941-255-1022 or online at Get your tickets to this funny, witty comedy about a girl that gets charged with murder but the magistrate decides to find out who the real suspect is. We will continue to practice social distancing in the theatre with spacing between parties and regular sanitizing. Masks are required.
Coastal Expressions Boutique -This is the last week we will be open at our Rotonda West location, so please come on by as we will be shutting our doors for the last time Friday September 4th. New Location: Coastal Expressions & Wine (soon to be full service Wine Bar) 1133 Bal Harbor Blvd, Suite 1135-Punta Gorda
Fisherman’s Village in nearby Punta Gorda has something for everyone. Come eat, shop and enjoy the view. See Calendar of Events for September
Government/Assistance News:

The Charlotte County Clerk’s office has announced that jury trials will resume September 14th. More Info
Mobile COVID-19 September testing dates set for Englewood beginning today.
The Florida Department of Health’s call center is available 24/7…1-866-779-6121
Suncoast Humane Society’s Pets of the Week...

Dog: Tara is intelligent, clever, athletic and she loves to play in water! This 8 year girl will benefit from having an active companion who can be her workout buddy, take her on daily walks, and play with her. Ask to meet Tara today!
CAT: Ivan is charming, gentle, and he looks great in stripes! This 1 year old tabby likes to take it easy; snacking and relaxing are some of his favorite things. Ivan is ready to share all of his affection with you, so get ready to fall in love!
EARS Is in urgent need of fosters and volunteers!
Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary (EARS) is a 01(c)3, Non-profit, Volunteer-based organization  whose mission is to rescue, shelter and care for abandoned, abused, lost and stray cats and dogs until they are adopted into a forever home.

Visit our web site at for a complete list of cats and dogs available for adoption.

Welcome to These New Chamber Members…

Family Promise of South Sarasota County Jennifer Fagenbaum Website
E Development Group Corp. Pablo Arce Website
Kim Parks ... Membership Coordinator
Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce
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