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RGA Network Founder and Chief Idea Officer: Mark O’Donnell 727-433-2774   Wall Street Marketing at Main Street Prices When Mark O’Donnell laid the groundwork for Revenue Generating Activities, he introduced a fresh approach to professional business networking in Pinellas County. “I’d had years of networking experience,” says Mark, “but most of the groups… Continue Reading

Beach Access is now more accessible

Beach Access is now more accessible

Beach visitors who use wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers will now have easier access to Treasure Island’s white sand beaches. “We finished putting the MobiMat® Recpath™ in place at about eleven this morning,” said Justin Tramble of the City Recreation Department on April 27. “I went later in the afternoon and there were hundreds of people… Continue Reading

Member Highlight: Squid Ink

Member Highlight: Squid Ink

Owners: Tom and Amy Verdensky 358 – 150th Avenue, Madeira Beach FL 33708 727-216-6599 Who knew? The year was 2008, and Tom and Amy Verdensky had just opened their graphic design company, Squid Ink, catering mostly to area restaurants. “Tom was a chef, and knew a lot of potential clients; we both knew about… Continue Reading

Treasure Islettes Fundraiser a Success!

Treasure Islettes Fundraiser a Success!

  TREASURE ISLAND–The Treasure Islettes, the women’s club of Treasure Island, held its twelfth annual fashion show and luncheon on Saturday, March 17, at The Club at Treasure Island. More than 240 women attended and enjoyed watching club members model spring fashions courtesy of Dillard’s Department Store. Sharen’s Flowers and Gifts provided the centerpieces in… Continue Reading

Sikorski Joins Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach

Sikorski Joins Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach

Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach  anounces te addition of  Richard Sikorski to its shop as a Real Estate Advisor, dedicated to serving the specialized, residential property needs within the area. “Mr. Sikorski brings over 25 years of experience and a passion for international real estate to our team,” stated Cherie Pattishall, License Partner of Engel… Continue Reading

Health Fair | Trade Show | Car Show

TREASURE ISLAND ­­— The 2nd Annual Health Fair and Trade Show, sponsored jointly by the Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce (TIMB Chamber), Revenue Generating Activities (RGA) Network, the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, is set for Saturday, April 21, from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m., at… Continue Reading

TIMB Chamber Presents Mayors’ Prayer Lunch

Treasure Island, FL ­­— The Treasure Island & Madeira Beach (TIMB) Chamber of Commerce presents the 14th Annual Mayors’ Prayer Lunch at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 23, at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Current Mayor Bob Minning and former Mayor Mary Maloof have presided over the event for the past… Continue Reading

2018 Board Installed

Treasure Island, FL ­­— It was a night to remember as more than 150 business and community leaders gathered at The Club At Treasure Island to witness Gregory Tong, 2017 Chairman of the Board of the Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce, turn the reins of leadership over to 2018 Chairman Joe Dise,… Continue Reading

SBA Continues Commitment to Florida Hurricane Irma Recovery With Disaster Loan Outreach Centers and Hours of Operation

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved almost 30,000 disaster loans totaling over $1 billion for disaster survivors of Hurricane Irma in Florida, and SBA’s assistance is still available. Customer Service Representatives are stationed at 12 locations throughout Florida to answer program questions, assist in applying for an SBA disaster loan and help… Continue Reading

McDole Joins Chamber Board

TREASURE ISLAND, FL — The Treasure Island & Madeira Beach (TIMB) Chamber of Commerce announces the appointment of Kathleen McDole to its Board of Directors. McDole is president of Friendly Fisherman, L.L.C. and treasurer of Hubbard Enterprises, and brings a strong background in business and community service to the Board. She is one of the… Continue Reading

Treasure Islettes Holly Fest a Success

Treasure Island –  On December 2, The Treasure Islettes, the women’s club of Treasure Island held its annual fall fundraising event. The annual luncheon and holiday bazaar had member contributions of crafts, jewelry, baked goods, plants and gift baskets in addition to a silent auction. President Toni Hawkins was delighted with the outcome of the… Continue Reading

Battle at the Beach on Treasure Island

Treasure Island and its white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico will experience a bowl game invasion during the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl event week when the small town/big beach community hosts the Battle at the Beach. The invasion will take place at the City of Treasure Island Gulf Front Park, 10400 Gulf… Continue Reading

Top Artists win Awards at CraftArt Festival 2017

St. Petersburg, FL–– The nation’s top contemporary craft artists came from 19 states to display and sell their creations at Florida CraftArt’s 20th Annual CraftArt Festival. The two-day festival, presented by RE/MAX METRO, was held on November 18 and 19, at Central Avenue and 5th Street in downtown St. Petersburg, kicks off the Holiday shopping… Continue Reading

Holiday Happenings on Treasure Island

Santa’s Mailbox – December 4 through December 15, Santa will personally answer letters from all boys and girls who drop off or mail letters to his mailbox located in front of the Treasure Island City Hall at 120 108th Avenue. Santa’s elves remind everyone to have a return address on their letters. An Afternoon at the North… Continue Reading

Admiral Farragut Academy Goundbreaking Nov. 3

Saint Petersburg, Florida – The Admiral Farragut Academy community breaks ground on its most ambitious building project and fundraising campaign in its history. The event will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017, at 1:30pm on the Admiral Farragut Academy campus (501 Park Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33710)  between the Michel and Duke Buildings,… Continue Reading

Gators Café & Saloon Donates $21,175 for MobiMat® Recpath™ Beach Access Mat

TREASURE ISLAND, FLORIDA — Gators Café & Saloon, a subsidiary of HCI Group, Inc., donated $21,175 to the City of Treasure Island for the purchase of a MobiMat® Recpath™ to be installed at Treasure Island Gulf Front Park, 10400 Gulf Blvd. Paresh Patel, Chairman and CEO of HCI Group, Inc., presented the check on behalf… Continue Reading

Yoga for the Turtles October 22

 Madeira Beach, FL – Local studio Madeira Beach Yoga hosts Yoga for the Turtles, a community yoga class to benefit the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) Sea Turtle Nesting program. Yoga for the Turtles takes place on Sunday, October 22 from 8:30 a.m. till 10 a.m. It begins with a one-hour, all-levels yoga class held on the… Continue Reading

Hubbard’s Marina Fishing Report 8/21/2017

In Shore The fishing lately around Johns Pass has been very good. There’s plenty of bait in the passes bringing mangroves, mackerel and snook action. Hank Valencia from Deep Color charters was fishing under the bridge with his son this past week on an outgoing tide catching nice mangroves on an artificial shrimp. Devin Roberts,… Continue Reading

Tampa Bay Ferry Launches Summer 2-for-1 Special

Madeira Beach, FL– Since 2016, Tampa Bay Ferry has showcased the south Pinellas beach communities from the water. This “Transportainment” option provides a fun and unique way for tourists and locals to enjoy traveling the beaches. It provides visitors the opportunity to experience the waterways like a local. Tampa Bay Ferry offers the lowest price… Continue Reading

Islettes present TIFD with $3,600 check

Treasure Island – The Treasure Islettes, the women’s club of Treasure Island, presented the Island’s  Fire Chief, Frank Fernandez, with a check for $3,600.00 to honor the memory of Charlie Fant,who served the Fire Department of Treasure Island for 41 years. He was Chief for 30 of those years. Fant succumbed to cancer in January.… Continue Reading

EASTER EGG HUNT | Treasure Island

EASTER EGG HUNT   The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club with the assistance of the Isle of Capri Civic Association will sponsor an EASTER EGG HUNT on Saturday, April 15th at 10:00am at the Treasure Island Community Center and Park, Gulf Boulevard at 106th Avenue. Activities for children 10 year old and younger will include an… Continue Reading

Grand Opening: Engel & Völkers in Madeira Beach

Grand Opening: Engel & Völkers in Madeira Beach

We are welcoming a new brand of Engel & Völkers opening in Madeira Beach. The Ribbon Cutting will be at December 8th at 6pm with a reception after. The shop is located at 14225 Gulf Blvd Madeira Beach, FL 33708 just north of world famous John’ Pass Village and Boardwalk. It is owned and managed… Continue Reading

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