This Week: Lunch & Learn +++ Coming Up: 4th Annual Englewood Beach Putt Putt
Xpertech Auto Repair Inc.
Lunch & Lunch, Thursday, July 23rd, Courtesy of Xpertech Auto Repair


... Week of July 20th, 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: Lunch & Learn**This Week!
Date: Thursday, July 23rd
Location: Chamber Community Room
Time: 11:30am-1pm
Topic: “Creating Your Authority Footprint”
Note: Seats are Limited, Register Here
Cost: Free courtesy of Xpertech Auto Repair
Event: 4th Annual Englewood Beach Putt Putt
Date: Saturday, August 15th
Time: Putters up at 10am
Theme: Red, White & Blue
Note: Teams are Limited, Register Now
Ribbon Cutting - ribbon with scissors
2nd Year Anniversary & First Responders Appreciation Celebration
Mini City - Sunday, July 26th Noon-4pm
More Info
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 ...
EnglewoodJobSearch is a free service for members provided by the Chamber of Commerce for job postings.  Through the month of July, non-members can also post job openings for free.  If you know of someone hiring or searching for work, please tell them about this service to help those in need.
Eye on Nature is an educational program that will introduce children to local wildlife by taking them on a series of rewarding adventures. In each of 6 stories, children become heroes. They learn from the magic turtle guide, named Scout, how to help wildlife and become good stewards of the environment. “Activity paks” are now available at the Englewood Chamber of Commerce for $25.  Click for More Info and to Purchase
The Leadership Class of 2020 has rescheduled the Leadership Lightspeed Voice Lil 500 to September 19th. Tix available online. LE20 is also still selling raffle tickets for a golf cart courtesy of Thoroughbred Golf Carts. Cart is on display at Signature Home Lawn & Pest Control. Tickets are limited to 350 at $25 each. This will help raise money for Peace River K-9 Search & Rescue, The Jubilee Center and Vineland ElementaryMore details:
Did you know that Murdock Stones Etc. sells a large variety of mulch at everyday low prices? This week, we'll tell you that our Melaleuca Mulch is $2.50 for a 2 cubic foot bag....and Melaleuca is Florida friendly and BUG RESISTANT. ($3 to $3.50 at most other establishments) come see us at 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
Fishermen’s Village is a short drive for shopping, dining and entertainment. See the Calendar for August
United Way of Charlotte County is accepting applications for our highly esteemed 2020-2021 Campaign Cabinet. Be part of this elite group of passionate volunteers working hard to bring awareness to our mission of breaking the cycle of poverty. Many United Way’s mobilize the power of their community through the Campaign Cabinet. Deadline to apply is 7/31/20. To apply, email by telling us about yourself and current involvement (if any) with UWCC or call 941-627-3539.
Are your retirement savings scattered about in several employer-sponsored plans and individual IRAs? Let John Knott of The Mason Financial Group provide you with education on what options you may have – each may have potential benefits and drawbacks, so we’ll consider your specific situation and discuss how best to address your unique needs and goals. Contact me at 941-548-3170 or and take control of your retirement assets. Raymond James Financial Services, member FINRA/SIPC. [Life well planned.]
Lighthouse Grill Catering, full-service catering enterprise, and a business division of The Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass, and a 2020 “Best of Englewood” winner in the Catering division, has recently added key members to their management team. Lighthouse Grill Catering has quickly secured a loyal following of local and regional clients and has been lauded with accolades for their cuisine, and awards for their excellence.  Read more:
REALTOR® Mitch Messesnberg encourages you to support MISSION 22 to bring awareness and prevention to the 22 Veterans a day that commit suicide. Drawing for Flags of Valor will be on November 7th. 2020 at Bert’s Black Widow Harley Davidson, need not be present! For more information, additional tickets, and corporate sponsorship, please call Mitch at 941-740-1842.  More Info About Flags of Valor
Bert’s Black Widow Harley Davidson is giving away a full day boat rental from Gasparilla Marina on November 7th to support Mission 22. Tickets are a $10 donation.  More Info  There will also be a Solid 7 Dice Run that day: More Details
Brookdale Rotonda Senior Living is a small Assisted Living right here in the Englewood/Rotonda Area. Our family environment is warm and inviting. If you are a senior or know a senior that would benefit from living with us, we are welcoming new residents at this time with a special rate. Call Brenda at 941-698-1198, Brookdale Rotonda Senior Living, 550 Rotonda Blvd West, Rotonda West, FL 33947
Finally, a “bridge” from Wall Street to Main Street is available in Englewood. Using their WealthSpan Analysis, WealthBridge Capital Management makes your path to retirement and beyond a reality. Ryan Dunlap, President and CEO, has opened a Florida branch, and is anxious to meet locals in need of a higher level of financial planning and investment management. 5925 Placida Rd Englewood, FL 34224    941-242-8484
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 & 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, 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.
Christ Lutheran Church of Englewood understands your concerns…therefore we encourage you to use discretion in deciding whether or not to attend. We are taking precautionary measures to ensure your safety. Please wear your mask. Pastor Ken will wear white gloves to drop the host into the hand of the communicant. Social distancing guidelines will be observed. We hope to see you every Sunday at 9:30 am for worship and holy communion at 701 North Indiana Avenue.
Planning your financial future can be a daunting task. That's where Hinck Private Wealth Management comes in. We're trained, investment professionals, drawing on years of investment planning experience with creating a long-term strategy.  Thomas Hinck CFP® & James Hinck CFP®, CIMA® are Certified Financial Planners®, have various personal and professional designations and are registered to sell a variety of investment and insurance products. Contact us at 941-474-3271 or visit our website
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) has launched a new standard for hospitality safety and sanitation practices – the FRLA Seal of Commitment. The Seal of Commitment is a promise to guests that your restaurant or hotel meets safety and sanitation standards as designated by FRLA. Help our destination set the example that we want the rest of Florida to follow. Apply today! Visit to learn more.
Government/Assistance News:

Sarasota County and Department of Health has launched a new mapping tool. The map uses color coding to illustrate the total number of cases reported in the county over the past 14 days. Cases are shown by zip code and by per capita percentage within each zip code.

Several state-run COVID-19 testing sites are available in Sarasota County that require no appointments or prescriptions. Click on the here for complete details about times, dates and locations.

Charlotte County Government continues to update info online. Phase 2 Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step plan for Florida’s Recovery began June 5th. Updates

The Florida Department of Health’s call center is available 24/7…1-866-779-6121
Suncoast Humane Society’s Pets of the Week...

Hi, I'm Daisy! I’m 8 years old and full grown at 66 lbs. I’m great with kids and just want to be showered with love by my humans. I also enjoy lounging and playing with toys. I know there’s a perfect family out there for me. Is it you?
I’m Ashes, a very social and active 1 year old girl. I love to play, scratch my scratching post, and want to explore everything. If you have another kitty I can play with, that would be a-meow-zing!

EARS Pet Pals...

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…

IMS Barter Suncoast  Caroline Vallance Website
Grace Veterinary Clinic John B. O’Laughlin D.V.M. 190 W. Dearborn St.
Kim Parks ... Membership Coordinator
Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce
Connect with us on Social Media:
Copyright © 2020   Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce, 601 S Indiana Ave., Englewood, FL 34223

Phone Number:

unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences