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    Ribbon Cuttings:  Fri., Feb. 2, at 12noon at the Visual Arts Center, 210 Maude St., PG to open their 11th Biennial National Art Exhibit.  **** Tues., Feb. 6, at 5:30pm at Rissini Trattoria Gastronomica, 18101 Murdock Cir., PC to celebrate their grand opening.

    Business Expo2018 Thurs., Feb. 8 from 10am to 4pm at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center.  Free admission, prizes, goodie bag for first 500 people.

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    January 16, 2018

         Please join us bright and early tomorrow for the Third Wednesday Coffee.  City Manager Howard Kunik will be the featured speaker and will update us on the City’s projects and plans.  The Coffee, sponsored this month by Charlotte Memorial … Continue reading

    January 9, 2018

         I had so much fun last week, welcoming visitors to the Freeman House (our office in Punt Gorda).  While some were wearing the sweaters they wore on the plane, others were comfortable in their “hawaiian” shirts, shorts and flip … Continue reading

    January 3, 2018

         Happy New Year!  We are ready, set, go for 2018. Winter residents are back, restaurants are busy, traffic has increased and all of that is a great sign for our local economy.  Couple that with the new construction projects … Continue reading

    December 19, 2017

         Please join us tomorrow from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. for the Third Wednesday Coffee when we will present awards for the Christmas Parade. Coffee on Dec. 20.  The Charlotte Sun/Suncoast Media Group will sponsor the Coffee.  It’s always a … Continue reading

    December 11, 2017

         Networking at Noon is tomorrow at the Event Center in Punta Gorda.  I know you’re familiar with the space because of our Coffees, the Hottest Business Day in Paradise Business Expo, and more, but the staff wants to showcase … Continue reading

    December 4, 2017

         Please join us on Thur. at 5:30 p.m. when we will light the Christmas tree next to the Administration Building in Murdock.  The tree faces US 41, across from Applebee’s.  We’ll meet at the tree for caroling, cookies and … Continue reading

    November 28, 2017

         Today is Giving Tuesday, a great reminder to support non-profit organizations who are making a difference in the lives of kids, adults, seniors, animals and philanthropy in general.  Yes, I know you spent money Shopping Charlotte over the weekend, … Continue reading

    November 21, 2017

         The Board of County Commissioners and Punta Gorda City Council have proclaimed November 24 through December 24 as Shop Charlotte Month.  We’ve run this public service reminder for years:  Whereas, the Board of Directors of the Charlotte County Chamber … Continue reading

    November 14, 2017

         The public is invited to attend our 21st Annual Holiday Celebration during the Third Wednesday Coffee tomorrow.  More than 30 members will decorate the tables with a holiday theme and many will have give-a-ways and yummies as they showcase … Continue reading

    November 7, 2017

         Coordination is the key to putting on a successful parade.  First, you have to contact the North Pole to make sure you-know-who is available (he is).  You need to get roads closed, proclamations read, port-a-potties ordered, judges, reviewing stands, … Continue reading