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Check out the FREE Online Englewood Community Calendar

Did you know there’s one place for you to learn about all of the happenings going on in the Englewood area?  The website address is: www.ThinkEnglewood.com.  The site is FREE for everyone to view and it is also FREE for any organization to post an event.  This online calendar has multiple purposes, including:

  • If you know of family or friends visiting the area, you can direct them to the online calendar so they can schedule their activities.
  • If you are a resident of the area and you are looking for something to do.
  • If your organization is considering scheduling an event, checking the online calendar first may help you avoid conflicting with an event already scheduled.

The website is available FREE of Charge because of the collaboration between the CRA of Englewood and the Englewood Chamber of Commerce. Please encourage everyone you know, who is involved with any kind of event, to submit the event details to the website.


Registrations can now be made for the Annual Chamber Awards Banquet.  The date is February 6th and the location is The Hills Golf & Country Club. (100 Rotonda Circle, Rotonda West)  The event begins with a reception at 5:30 with dinner and the awards program to follow.  The cost is $35.00 and include an adult beverage.  The menu options include: Prime Rib, Chicken Picatta or Grouper with Crabmeat Stuffing.

Attention ALL STAR Members, even though you receive complimentary tickets to the banquet (based on your Star level), you must still RSVP and make your meal selection online.


News from the Leadership Englewood Class of 2020:

A fifth Celebrity Bartending event has been added to the four that are already scheduled.  Each event has a theme and everyone is invited to participate.  The dates, locations and themes are as follows:

  • Tuesday, January 28th at LaStanza with a theme of – Roaring 20’s.
  • Monday, February 24th at Ricaltini’s with a theme of – Super Heroes
  • Tuesday, March 31st at Noys Bistro & Lunge with a theme of – Vegas
  • Monday, April 27th at Libee’s Sports Bar with a theme of – Sports Spectacular
  • Monday, May 4th at The Sandbar Tiki and Grille, theme-Pre-Race Party

You’ll want to mark your calendar for the class project event for Leadership Englewood Class of 2020 which is May 16th at the Englewood Elks Club….The Leadership Lightspeed Voice Lil’ 500.  More details coming soon. 


Our next Business Card Exchange is scheduled for February 12th at the Mason Financial Group.  (447 W. Dearborn Street).  The following week, we’ll gather for the BIZ @ Noon Networking lunch at the Paraiso Mexican Grille and Bar. (Thursday – Feb. 20th, 2639 Placida Road)

Ed Hill is the Executive Director of the Englewood Chamber of Commerce

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