This Week: President's Luncheon/Biz@Noon, Let's Eat!- Englewood Restaurant Week +++ Coming Up: Lunch & Learn
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President's Luncheon/Biz@Noon at Boca Royale Golf & Country Club


... Week of September 14, 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: Presidents Luncheon/Biz@Noon**This Week!
Date: Thursday, September 17th
Time:  11:30-1pm
Location: Boca Royale Golf & Country Club
Address: 1601 Englewood Road, Englewood, FL 34223
Note: Seats are limited. Register Here
Event: Lunch & Learn
Date: Thursday, September 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**Begins Thursday!
Date: September 17th-Oct 1st
Location: Local Participating Restaurants
Note: More Info
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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 Charlotte County Homeless Coalition’s 9th Annual “Driving Out Hunger” Fall Golf Scramble will be Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the Riverwood Golf Club located at 4100 Riverwood Drive in Port Charlotte. This event is a four-person mixed flight. There will be a continental breakfast and southern-style barbeque lunch. The cost is $95. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. & shotgun at 830am. Please contact Darcy Woods at (941)627-4313, Ext. 134 or email
Do you have a teen who needs to improve his/her communication skills? Englewood Toastmasters can help!! The “off the cuff” Table Topics questions helps individuals prepare for college entrance questions. It also builds confidence for individuals going for job interviews or those who are seeking career advancement. We provide a supportive environment while you improve your speaking skills. For more information, text Gale West, Vice President Education at 941-380-3162.
Leadership Englewood Class of 2020 invites you to the fun this Saturday, September 19th, 1-3pm at Sandbar Tiki & Grill. Find out who wins the golf cart and come support the class with chance raffles. There will be live music and celebrity bartending. Drawing with be live on Leadership's Facebook page
Suncoast Humane Society has extended the voting dates to September 16 for their 2021 Pet Calendar. Also as a way to thank all the cute participants, they are offering another voting special! Donate 5 Votes and get 5 votes free! More Info

Ready...Set...Bid! The Comedy for a Cause Online Auction is underway until September 25th. Bid on Charter Air Trips to Key West; Restaurant Gift Cards, Live Theater Tickets; Art; Golf Foursomes, A Signed Collection by "Mr. G" of favorite recipes and anecdotes from the world-famous Joanne Trattoria restaurant, owned by Joe Germanotta, "Mr. G" - father of Lady Gaga; Salon Products; Lee Greenwood Concert Suite Tickets; Jewelry; and so Much! Items will be added daily. The Online Auction will benefit "The Charlotte Players" kids programs.  Click Here:
Lemon Bay Computer Service is open, however, please wear a mask in the shop. We have noticed an increase in scammers contacting our customers & doing a lot of damage when payment isn’t made. Microsoft will NEVER call you or send a warning on your computer telling you to call them. If you have fallen victim to scammers, call 941-548-1322 & we will undo their malicious actions. 30 N Elm Street - open M-F 9am to 6pm.
Our roots run deep.  We have been supporting, serving and investing in the Englewood Community since 1978. We're trained, investment professionals, drawing on years of investment planning experience with creating a long-term strategy. Call your hometown CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals for a portfolio review today. Thomas Hinck CFP® & James Hinck CFP®, CIMA® Hinck Private Wealth Management  941-474-3271  1177 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223
The Windsor of Venice wants you to know that it’s ok to move into a Senior Living Residence during this pandemic. Find out more, today at 10am during a complimentary webinar. Register Here
Short Stop Printing's physical location is open Monday thru Friday 9 am until 2 pm. We do require masks and allow one customer in at a time to protect our employees, clients and the community. All sanitation recommendations are implemented. Our door is locked during this time, please knock and we will come out. 941.474.4313 /  Support local businesses & be mindful of your actions affect others. Mention this message to receive 10% off business cards.
Stewart Title: We have locked our doors to outside visitors during normal business hours (M-F 8:30a-5p) to limit traffic to essential business only. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, to limit exposure for all individuals, we ask that only those individuals signing documents (and their agent) attend closings. All others are asked to please wait for completion of closing outside of our office, in your car. Please call our office if you require in person access 941-255-0377.
Are you having difficulties communicating during this COVID 19 pandemic? Englewood Toastmasters can help!! Yes, we are currently meeting online, still counting “ahs and hums”, challenging each other with “off the cuff” Table Topics questions and providing inspiring, educational and humorous speeches. We also provide evaluations of speeches so you can fine tune your presentation. For more information, text Gale West, Vice President Education at 941-380-3162.
The Hermitage Artist Retreat announces The Artful Lobster “An Outdoor Celebration” will be held Saturday, November 14th 11:30am-2pm. Tickets are on sale now.
Kobie Complete Heating & Cooling has three ways to save on a new air conditioner now until September 30th. See Details
Government/Assistance News:

The Charlotte County Agricultural and Natural Resources Advisory Committee is searching for one member with expertise in commodity production. The term begins immediately and will expire Dec. 31, 2023. Email or call 941-743-1956
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department Crime Prevention Department wants to make local businesses aware that recently, they have had several storage yards with fences cut, access made, and catalytic converters stolen off vehicles. The thefts caused in excess of $500.00 in damages to each vehicle. Please report any suspicious activity.
The Florida Department of Health’s call center is available 24/7…1-866-779-6121
If you have not completed the 2020 Census, the deadline is Sept. 30. Take it today at If you don't have access to a computer at home, call toll-free 800-923-8282 for help completing the census or to request a traditional questionnaire.
Suncoast Humane Society’s Pets of the Week...

DOG: Meet Obi! A sharp, charming and determined guy who loves children and even some other dogs! Obi is 4 years old, he walks well on a leash, knows his basic commands and simply loves hanging out in the company of his family. Ask to meet Obi today, because he’s waiting for you now!
CAT: This handsome 3 month old guy is Carl. Carl loves to have fun and is a bit adventurous! Playing and snuggling is all it would take to keep Carl happy. Come see Carl soon so he doesn't have to be alone much longer.
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.
Kim Parks ... Membership Coordinator
Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce
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