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

"Two-Minute-Tuesday"

... Week of September 7, 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.
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Event: President’s Luncheon/Biz@Noon
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
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
Ricaltini’s
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 ... businessbits@englewoodchamber.com
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. More details coming soon. View Press Release
Now available for reservations!  The Suites at Fishermen's Village, your stay and play destination on Charlotte Harbor! Perfect “Staycation” getaway!  Call 941 639-8721 for rate/booking info. or visit on line at www.fishville.com/resort.  Suites are 1,000 sq. feet, sleep up to four, located on the 2nd level above Fishermen’s Village shops, boutiques and restaurants. View Photos: Bedroom | Living Room | Aerial
Looking for clear, sound financial advice in the middle of a pandemic? Ryan Dunlap, President and CEO of WealthBridge Capital Management, has over 25 years of experience helping clients navigate through financial storms. Ryan is ready to assist in making your retirement dreams a reality. COVID-19 preventative measures in place during face-to-face meetings in the old Wells Fargo building. Zoom meetings are also available. Call 941-242-8484 to schedule an appointment. www.wealthbridgecm.com
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
Air Trek, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business that has been providing Luxury Private Charter and Air Ambulance Service here at PGD since 1978. They offer customization, convenience, flexibility and comfort to their clients. Give Air Trek a call today for a free quote or to book your next trip. They are standing by for you, 7 days a week. Call 941-639-7855 or visit https://airtrek.cc.
Coastal Expressions has moved! We want to take the time to say… it was our pleasure getting to know all of you and appreciate all your friendships and business throughout the year. We had some good laughs, great wine tasting parties, fun shopping sprees all while getting to know each of you! Thank you for the wonderful memories we shared with each of you… We look forward to more great memories with each of you at our new location: 1133 Bal Harbor Blvd, Suite 1135
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.

Lemon Bay Glass & Mirror asks, Do you have a unique design idea for your bath? We are ready with expertise in making custom cuts, creating spectacular outcomes. Connect with us and let's discuss your ideas for mirrored backsplashes as well as framed mirrors. Follow us on Facebook for more info.

Nearing retirement?  Now is the time to evaluate where you stand financially and determine what steps you need to take to help ensure you’re able to live out your unique vision for retirement. We are here to help you develop a retirement income plan, call CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals Thomas Hinck CFP® and James Hinck CFP®, CIMA®  Hinck Private Wealth Management LLC   941-474-3271   1177 S McCall Rd Englewood, FL 34223  hinckpwm.com
 
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 / diana.shortstop@gmail.com
Christ Lutheran Church, Englewood. Worship services are held every Sunday morning at 9:30 at 701 North Indiana Avenue. The wearing of masks is requested. Holy Communion is celebrated by Pastor Ken Lentz practicing all safety precautions. Bible study takes place every Monday morning at 11:30. The current study on apocalyptic literature will be followed by a study on the Book of Romans which began on August 17 and continues. For more information call the church office at 941-474-1989
The Englewood Community Coalition invites you to their “Facebook Live” event this Thursday, Sept. 10th at 6:30pm to see a brief preview of the coalition’s Annual Report to Our Community. Find out more about who we are, why and how we are active, who has been helping, and how you can be involved. At 7:00 pm hear a live presentation, "Current Drug Trends in SW Florida - What You Should Know" Not a Facebook fan? Text 941-681-0091 for a ZOOM link to both presentations.
Government/Assistance News:

The 1% local option sales tax is estimated to raise $20 million per year to fund capital projects throughout Charlotte County and the City of Punta Gorda. It offers advantages over other revenue sources for funding projects—it is a funding source paid by everyone—whereas increases to ad valorem taxes fall solely on property owners. Projects to be funded include a new recreation center at Port Charlotte Beach Park, school security features and the widening of Edgewater Drive. Visit www.CharlotteCountyFL.gov to learn more. Call Brian Gleason at 941.743.1944 to schedule a presentation for your organization.
 
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 www.census.gov. 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: This loving and gentle soul is Buddy. He enjoys the simple things in life: a comfy couch, a soft dog bed or maybe even your bed if you would allow it.  He enjoys boat rides where he can feel the wind in his face and going for walks in the park. Buddy knows basic commands and can give you a nice paw shake if you ask him. https://bit.ly/329SKJl
 
CAT: This is Lucky and he is a one of kind!  He is quite vocal when he wants attention, which is often. Lucky is definitely a lap cat, and he enjoys nuzzling his head into yours while being pet. He doesn't mind being brushed and enjoys being held like a baby. All Lucky needs is a friend to call  his own. Will you be the "lucky" one to love him every day? https://bit.ly/3bBpzC1
 
 
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 www.earsanimalrescue.com for a complete list of cats and dogs available for adoption.
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Kim Parks ... Membership Coordinator
Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce
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