Chamber Chat

Englewood Chamber End of The Year Benefit
The end of the year is approaching! Did you know that your chamber membership dues are tax deductible? For less than $1.00 a day you can gain all the privileges, resources, networking opportunities and marketing options for your business. To learn more about the benefits of membership, call us at (941) 474-5511 or visit 

Save the date for Annual Banquet
Join us January 25th at the Englewood Elks Lodge for the Chamber’s Annual Banquet. We will be installing our new board of directors as well as presenting our business of the year awards. You will not want to miss out on this night of celebration, comradery and connections. 

Chamber Super Stars
Thank you to the following businesses that have made an additional investment in the Englewood Chamber. Their significant investment helps provide enhanced services to the local community. Thank you to Arnold Insurance, Cape Haze Marina, CAPS Home Accessibility & Safety Solutions, Lightspeed Voice and Paradise Exclusive Real Estate. 

Winner Winner
Congratulations to Peter Jennings with HarborOne Mortgage, LLC for being the winner of our Santa Sleigh of Spirits! Peter was able to take home the Ron Smith State Farm Wagon filled with 25 bottles of spirits. HarborOne Mortgage, LLC

Milestone Members
Every Friday, we recognize our longest standing members. These “Milestone Members” have shown the chamber support through their continuous membership for many years. Last week’s Milestone Member was Short Stop Printing. They have been a member of the Chamber for 38 consecutive years. Owner, Gratia Schroeder is also past president of the chamber. The staff at Short Stop Printing has more than 100 years of combined experience. The services they provide include printing, graphic design, mail, promotional products, marketing and more. You can find additional information at or call (941) 474-4313.Restaurants Open on Christmas
If you are wondering what restaurants are open on Christmas, look no further. The chamber created a list of restaurants open on Christmas. The following restaurants will be open Artur’s, Boca Royale, Cape Haze Convenience Store, Landy’s, Leverocks and Rum Bay Restaurants. Visit the “Events & News” section of our website at for more information.

Chamber Holiday Schedule

The chamber will be closed December 24th for Christmas Eve and closed December 31st for New Year’s Eve. The Englewood Chamber wishes all our businesses, residents and visitors a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Doug Izzo

Doug Izzo-Executive Director

Comments (2)

  • Linda Fugitt says on March 29, 2021 at 2:23pm:

    Thank you for the shout out!

  • Maria Cummings says on April 27, 2021 at 11:45am:

    The Englewood Chamber is helpful in SO many ways. Thank you for all of your support in this community- it has helped me in my Business and personally, with all of the wonderful people I have met.


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