NEXT WEEK: Business Card Exchange, Leadership Graduation, Sunset Serenade-A Picnic on Lemon Bay
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Leadership Graduation at Boca Royale Golf & Country Club, Thursday, November 12th


... Week of November 9, 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: Business Card Exchange**NEW DATE!!
Date: Wednesday, November 18th
Time:  5-7pm
Location: Keller Williams Realty Gold
Address: 1160 S. McCall Road, Englewood, FL 34223
Note: Fall Festival theme  More details:
Event: Leadership Graduation**This Week!
Date: Thursday, November 12th
Time: 5-8pm
Location: Boca Royale Golf & Country Club
Address: 1601 Englewood Road, Englewood, FL 34223
Note: Registration Closed
Event: Sunset Serenade-A Picnic on Lemon Bay**This Weekend
Date: Saturday, November 14th
Time: 4:30-8pm
Location: Keller Williams Realty Gold
Address: 1160 S. McCall Road, Englewood, FL 34223
Notes: Last Day to Purchase Tickets!
Online auction ends Friday, Nov.13th at 9pm 
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Help us Celebrate Success!

Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity-Grand Opening-Monday, Nov. 16th at Noon
Englewood Resale Store-3325 S. Access Road

Gulf Soles-Grand Opening, Friday Nov. 20th 4-6pm
The Towers-648 N. Indiana Avenue-Englewood

More info under Chamber Events
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 of Englewood A Grace MGMT Community
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 ...
VFW Post 10178 needs your help! Please donate during the Poppy Drive continuing today, Nov.10th at the Chamber of Commerce 10am-4pm. This year will be a safe contactless "drive-thru" style. Please drive by, say hello, make a donation and receive your Buddy Poppy. Follow us on Facebook.
VFW Post 10178 invites you to help them honor our fellow Veterans Wednesday with a Veterans Day ceremony and cookout at 11am at the post, located at 550 N. McCall Street-Englewood.
Come to Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass on Veterans Day where we will be honoring and offering our Veterans with a 20% discount on ALL food and beverages all day long. Live music from 5:30-8:30pm with Dick and Kammy! Lighthouse Grill opens at 11:30am Sunset Terrace opens at 5pm!  Veterans please present your ID for discount! Reservations suggested via the link:  See Flyer
Wiseguys Barbershops will be providing free haircuts for Vets on Veterans Day, November 11th, 9am-noon. Walk-ins only. Located at 12717 Gulfstream Blvd Unit 5, Port Charlotte.
WENG Radio is carrying the live broadcasts of Lemon Bay High School football regional football playoffs beginning 11/13, then 11/20 and 11/27 – then state playoff 12/4. If they continue to win, they play for the state championship game, 12/11. Limited advertising space available. Call your ad rep or Bill Fleming, Sales Manager for details.
Snook's Bayside Restaurant & Tiki Bar reminds you that it's Taco Tuesday! $3 Tacos All Day And Night.Shrimp,Chicken, Beef Or Blackened Fish. Follow us on Facebook for the fun!

Alfred C. Current, III, CLU®, CLTC® – Rowley Insurance AgencyWORTH KNOWING – I am happy to announce that I now represent a variety of Medicare products.  I work with multiple insurance carriers to offer you a wide range of options, thus, ensuring you are able to select a plan that best suits your needs. If you, or any friends & relatives need assistance with making decisions concerning your Medicare coverage, or other insurance needs, contact me at or 941-475-7762.
Rumours Wine Bar wants to let everyone know that The Ned is back in stock and we will have Press Seltzers back in stock this week as well.  Our business hours remain the same: Wednesday-Thursday 11am-8pm and Friday 11am-9pm  Monday and Tuesday are reserved for private events at our facility or yours!  Subscribe to our newsletter:

Joe the Poinsettia Man reminds that if you haven't placed your order yet, you need to ASAP! see attached. Top quality plants at a great price,  Y'all know I only provide the best, the most, for the least. Send me your orders asap! Have you ordered your poinsettias yet? 2 of my growers are sold out already. You don't want to end up getting inferior quality at a big box store!  941-320-8685
Gulf Cove United Methodist Church is opening back up. The Closet of Hope, our clothing ministry, will reopen on every Saturday from 9:30-1:30 starting on November 14. Individuals are encouraged to call 941-697-1747 to reserve a time, but walk-ins are welcome. At the door, a photo ID and masks are required. GCUMC is located at 1100 South McCall Road, Gulf Cove/Port Charlotte, just ¾ mile south of the Myakka River on Route 776.
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office knows our citizens reporting suspicious activity is essential in helping us protect our communities from crimes and potential threats. If you see something, say something. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Non-Emergency #941-639-0013.
(#2 of 4) Reasons to “CONNECT” with Lightspeed Voice. GREATER CONNECTION: Our system & service is available to you anywhere there is an internet connection. You can connect multiple locations, departments and employees on the same platform including … Learn more.
SIP, SAVOR, SUPPORT! Raise a glass and do local good in Charlotte County with United Way of Charlotte County.  Beaujolais, November 19th! Select your Tapas and Wine Tasting package by going to our website at, go to events and click on Beaujolais. Learn about the wines from Kenneth L. Johnson Jr., Local Wine Enthusiast, enjoy foods paired by Chef Jason Osborne with Charlotte Technical College. Order by 11/9 text wine2020 to 51555 or call 941-627-3539.  See Flyer
Every time you turn on a TV or open a magazine, another expert offers opinions about the stock market. There’s too much conflicting advice. What you really need is personal guidance designed for your needs and goals. We’re here when you need help investing wisely. 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
Bocilla Islands Conservancy is hosting their first ever Golf Cart Poker Run! This fun event on November 21st, will raise funds for the Bocilla Islands Conservation efforts. Registration is $25 per person. More Info
Fishermen’s Village annual Festival of Lights features more than one million holiday lights and decorations throughout the Village! Staff is currently decorating the Village in preparation of the holiday season. Daily viewing begins November 15th and continues through December 31st! Note: Although we are unable to host a “Lighting of the Village” Ceremony this year, we invite you to come and enjoy the Festival of Lights, lighted canal cruises, shopping, dining, and live entertainment! Visit for full details! Updated Calendar
Railroad Ties are becoming very is the time to buy...Murdock Stones Etc. is selling them for $28 while supplies last. The price will go up 25% when these are gone... 7621 Sawyer Circle (off Gasparilla Rd. …look for the World’s Largest Mailbox) or 590 Prineville St. in Port Charlotte (by the Sun Flea Market). 941-698-9769.
Government/Assistance News:

A Sarasota County representative will be available by appointment at the Englewood Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Thursday and Friday to assist Sarasota County small business and non-profits with CARES Act applications. Call 941-474-5511 for an appointment.
Sarasota County has increased individual assistance grants from $5,000 per household to $10,000. CARES Ambassadors are available at several Sarasota County libraries including Elsie Quirk, Tuesday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., as well as Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m to provide assistance for individuals applying for CARES assistance. To verify the Ambassador is on site please call (941) 861-1207
Sarasota County advisory boards need you! See flyer for vacancy opportunities.
Suncoast Humane Society Pets of the Week...

DOG: Kylo is a loving, athletic guy who likes spending his time at the beach! He is a smart guy and knows all his basic obedience commands. He enjoys the company of the people he loves the most, children included! Kylo has the makings of being a great family dog!

CAT: This fella is Tanner! Cute, loving and affectionate are just a few ways we would describe him. A nice scratch post and lots of toys to play with is all it would take to keep this guy content. Don't forget the cuddles though!

Exciting news! An anonymous donor is inspiring generosity by offering a $5,000 gift match to make homeless animals’ dreams come true this holiday season and beyond!  Starting November 10 through December 1, your gift to Suncoast Humane Society is matched dollar for dollar and will help to raise a total of $10,000 for Suncoast’s furry critters!  Giving Tuesday Gift Match Details to donate:
Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary (EARS) urgently needs new fosters.
All dogs are entrusted with EARS are placed in foster homes until adopted. We are limited only by the number of Fosters we have. In urgent need are homes without any other pets who can adopt larger breed dogs (over 40lbs). Donations are always appreciated.

Welcome to These New Chamber Members…

American Business Brokers Dana Park Website
Kim Parks ... Membership Coordinator
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