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FootGolf Tournament Saturday, March 24 | TI

Treasure Island, FL – On Saturday, March 24, the City of Treasure Island will host the Treasure Bay Kick the Keg FootGolf Tournament. The City has partnered with Tampa Bay Club Sport to coordinate the tournament, which starts at 12 pm. Registration for the tournament is $25 prior to March 10 and $30 on or after March 11. The registration fee includes free prizes, giveaways, and beverages.

Tournament participants can register at www.tampabayclubsport.com. The event page is: https://www.facebook.com/events/1645561785526549/

FootGolf is a relatively new precision sport that requires players to kick a soccer ball into a cup using as few attempts as possible. Combining elements found on a soccer field with those found on a golf course, FootGolf is quickly growing in popularity across the United States.

Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis offers FootGolf 7 days a week, 1pm to close.  More information regarding FootGolf at Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis can be found at www.treasurebaygolfandtennis.com .

Meet Our New Ambassadors

Our Chamber is fortunate to have terrific members who get involved in a wide range of activities, both in the community and on behalf of the Chamber. Among them are the members of our Ambassadors Committee, members who reach out to current and prospective members. They find out what our current members are doing, remind… Continue Reading

Emergency Bridge Loan Program 
Application Deadline November 30th

Citrus Growers, Small Businesses Physically and Economically
Injured by Hurricane Irma Encouraged to Apply Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – Small businesses and citrus growers located in Florida that suffered physical and/or economic injury from Hurricane Irma have through November 30, 2017 to apply for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program and Citrus… Continue Reading

Florida CraftArt Festival Sure to Please

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Janie Lorenz Business and Craft Show Manager janie@@floridacraftart.org Florida CraftArt’s 20th Annual CraftArt Festival will be held on Saturday, November 18 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Sunday, November 19 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.), just outside the doors of Florida CraftArt Gallery, at the crossroads of Central Avenue and 5th… Continue Reading

9th Annual SANDING OVATIONS

SANDING OVATIONS November 15-19, 2017 on the beach at 104th Avenue & Gulf Boulevard Now in its 9th year, SANDING OVATIONS is Treasure Island’s Master Cup Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival, a four day competition of ten sand sculpting masters from throughout North America, Europe and Asia, who create astonishing works of art using nothing but… Continue Reading

And the Winners are …

Our inaugural Golf Tournament on October 23 was a resounding success, with more than 100 golfers in foursomes competing for great prizes. We served a box lunch, had beverages and food throughout the course, and the rain that stopped in didn’t put a damper on the enthusiasm. We had an awards dinner to recognize our… Continue Reading

Friday Morning Market seeks Vendors

Treasure Island, FL ­­— The Friday Morning Market, sponsored by the Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce, enters its tenth season on December 1 with a variety of crafts, produce, art, collectibles, foods, jewelry and live music. Vendor applications are now being accepted. The Friday Morning Market is open from 9 a.m. till… Continue Reading

Children’s Halloween Spooktacular & Fall Festival

TREASURE ISLAND — The Treasure Island Recreation Department’s annual children’s Halloween Spooktacular and Fall Festival will be held on Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis facility located at 10315 Paradise Boulevard. Friday, October 27th, activities will include a costume contest, carnival games, moonwalks,… Continue Reading

Hurricane Message from Gov. Rick Scott

We thank VISIT FLORIDA for passing this information along: I am urging every Floridian to get a plan and be prepared for potential life threatening impacts from the storm.  In anticipation of increased staffing needs at hurricane shelters statewide, I have issued a call to state employees across Florida encouraging them to volunteer in support… Continue Reading

City of Madeira Beach Prepares for Hurricane Irma

Self-service sandbag stations are now open at Archibald Beach Park. Madeira Beach, FL—September 6, 2017– The City of Madeira Beach has a self-service sandbag station now open in the parking lot of Archibald Beach Park located at 15100 Gulf Boulevard. This morning alone 5,000 bags have been filled by residents of Madeira Beach and surrounding… Continue Reading

ENGEL & VÖLKERS MADEIRA BEACH ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF ADELINA DINE TO ITS TEAM

Dine Becomes Second Professional Dedicated to Madeira Beach in July MADEIRA BEACH – Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach announced on August 2 that Adelina Dine will join its shop as a Real Estate Advisor, dedicated to serving the specialized, residential property needs within the area. “Dine makes a wonderful addition to our talented team,” stated… Continue Reading

Get your bling on…jewelry shopping!

Local expert weighs in on finding a reputable Jeweler   By: Beverly J. Diny – Owner of Diny’s Jewelers, Treasure Island Florida There is an old saying I grew up with: “If you don’t know jewelry, know your jeweler.” Those words are pretty revealing if you take the time to think about it. The depth of knowledge, the life experience, the care and trust your jeweler can provide you with are priceless. To… Continue Reading

READY TI? Hurricane Expo

TREASURE ISLAND—How prepared to face a hurricane is your family? The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, and on Thursday evening, June 29, the City of Treasure Island presents “Ready TI?” to help residents learn what they need to be ready for a storm. This free hurricane preparedness expo features Bay News 9 meteorologist… Continue Reading

Treasure Islettes award $12,000 in scholarships to Pinellas County Students

The Treasure Islettes, the women’s club of Treasure Island, have announced four recipients who will each receive a $3,000 scholarship for the 2017-018 school year. They are; Taylor Anthony attending University of South Florida; Jennifer Dawson attending Louisiana State University; Katherine Gomez attending University of Central Florida; and Alex Tallman attending St. Petersburg College. The… Continue Reading

St Pete Night Out job posting

Sales Executive jobs – StPeteNightOut jobs Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options. Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions. Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service… Continue Reading

Chamber Health Expo

TREASURE ISLAND ­­— Health-related businesses are invited to participate in a Health Expo sponsored by the Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce (TIMB Chamber) on Thursday, May 18, at the Treasure Island Community Center, 154 – 106th Avenue, Treasure Island. The Health Expo is scheduled from 1 p.m. till 4 p.m., with entertainment… Continue Reading

The Art of Ikebana

Come to the beautiful city of Treasure Island to celebrate the 55th Anniversary of Ikebana Chapter #65, and the 10th Anniversary of this lush exhibition on March 11 and 12 at the Treasure Island Community Center. Ikebana arrangements will be on display at selected locations throughout the City leading up to the event, and Mayor… Continue Reading

Celebrating our Visitors!

One of the great things about the late winter months is the number of visitors who stop in to find  things to do in our area. We have a busy calendar to share, everything from the recent sport kite competition, to the upcoming Mayors’ Prayer Brunch, to our April 1 Car Show and Pancake Breakfast.… Continue Reading

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

  CADDY’S on the BEACH and CADDY’S DOWNTOWN CITY OF MADEIRA BEACH   TYRONE SQUARE MAZDA     WILLIAM KARNS ENTERPRISES, INC.     DAIQUIRI SHAK   AMERICAN LEGION POST #158, SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION POST #158, AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY POST #158/TREASURE ISLAND         JOHNSON BROS.     ALLSTATE FINANCIAL–JIM EVERETT… Continue Reading

Cyanobacteria in Florida Waters

Cyanobacteria are some of the Earth’s oldest organisms, with fossils dating back 3.5 billion years. Yet, they can still be found today in all of Florida’s freshwater and brackish habitats – lakes, rivers and estuaries. Like red tides, cyanobacteria can grow and accumulate, or bloom, when environmental conditions such as light availability and temperature are… Continue Reading

Pinellas County Re-Entry Hangtag (Replaces Old Treasure Island Stickers)

In an effort to prevent looting and burglary after a large-scale mandatory evacuation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the barrier islands cities have joined forces to provide free Emergency Access Permits to all businesses and residents. Once a mandatory evacuation order has been lifted, Emergency Access Permits will be required to re-enter an evacuated… Continue Reading

EPIC Initiative

EPIC Initiative

Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce announces their new environmentally minded community initiative group Environmental Preservation Initiative for our Communities (EPIC). This group intends to empower local businesses and communities towards long-term prosperity through economic, environmental and social sustainability. EPIC intends to instill a year round program focused on clean air, clean water,… Continue Reading

Hey what is this Red Tide that is affecting marine life?

Hey what is this Red Tide that is affecting marine life?

Small colonies of the microscopic algae Karenia brevis (for the scientifically correct!) are found in the Gulf of Mexico 10 to 40 miles offshore.  The algae remain scattered throughout the Gulf of Mexico all year long, usually causing no problems. However, every now and then the algae population offshore blooms, causing the algae to multiply rapidly and… Continue Reading

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