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TAMPA — Business owners in the Tampa Bay region have the chance to meet new people in the Consumer Quarterback Show's Speed Networking 2.0.

The event will take place Thursday, June 27, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Verizon Event Center, 3950 E. Bay Drive, Largo.

Brandon Rimes of The Platinum MVP Team at Keller Williams is the host of the Consumer Quarterback Show and is inviting business owners to attend this month's event to enjoy food and drinks. Amici's Catered Cuisine is catering the event. Participants will have opportunities to talk with people in a number of varied industries. Funds raised during the event will be donated to Children's Cancer Center of Tampa.

“This event promises to be a great night for business owners and the children afflicted with cancer,” said Rimes. “I always like helping businesses grow by having them be contributors on the show. I also want to help those children who struggle to live every day.”

Although there is no cost to attend this event, participants have to reserve their space and get a ticket from the event's Facebook page. Visit www.facebook.com/events/307900806814347/?active_tab=about.

Currently, Rimes appears on The Consumer Quarterback Show and The American Dream. For information about the show and its show contributors, go to www.consumerqb.com.

Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber becomes a Grow with Google partner

ST. PETE BEACH — The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce is now a Grow with Google partner.

The chamber is one of only 14 partners in Pinellas County. This partnership will allow the chamber to offer members training, tools and resources they need to grow their business.

Grow with Google Partners also have the ability to host events and workshops throughout the year. The chamber will offer workshops to help small businesses grow and succeed online. Workshops will focus on getting businesses online, how to reach online customers, using data to drive business growth and more.

The first Grow with Google event will take place Thursday, June 27, at SeaBreeze Island Grill. For details, visit www.tampabaybeaches.com. For more information, email Jessica Morrow at jessica@tampabaybeaches.com.

F45 Training Largo East promotes Celeste Kucinski

LARGO — F45 Training Largo East recently promoted Celeste Kucinski to head trainer.

Kucinski has been in the health and fitness industry for over 20 years. She graduated summa cum laude from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, with a bachelor’s degree. She has a first-degree black belt in taekwondo and holds numerous fitness certifications through ISSA and NETA, including personal training, group fitness, cardio kickboxing and fitness nutrition. She is also certified for holistic health coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City.

Kucinski previously owned Celestial Bodies Fitness Studio in Pennsylvania, where she helped hundreds of women over the years reach their wellness goals. She relocated to Largo last year and has been part of the F45 team since opening day.

F45 Training Largo East offers high-intensity interval training in a supportive community environment. Call 727-362-6408 for more information.

Tampa Bay Home Show to return to Tropicana Field

ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Home Show will run June 21-23 at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg.

Hours will be Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

The largest quality consumer home show in Tampa Bay and on the West Coast offers an opportunity to see, learn about and buy the latest home products and services from more than 600 exhibits. Attendees will discover the newest design ideas and hottest trends for home improvement, interior decorating, the garden and more.

AIOLC recognizes Clearwater attorney Theodore Panagiotopoulos

CLEARWATER — The American Institute of Legal Counsel recently recognized the performance of Clearwater-based immigration attorney Theodore Panagiotopoulos as a 2019 10 Best Legal Counsel for Client Satisfaction.

The AIOLC is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of Top 10 immigration attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the "10 Best" list must pass AIOLC's rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOLC’s independent evaluation. AIOLC's annual list was created to be used as a resource for clients during the attorney selection process.

One of the most significant aspects of the selection process involves attorneys' relationships and reputation among his or her clients. As clients should be an attorney's top priority, AIOLC places the utmost emphasis on selecting lawyers who have achieved significant success in the field of legal counselwithout sacrificing the service and support they provide. Selection criteria therefore focus on attorneys who demonstrate the highest standards of client satisfaction.

For information, call the office of Theodore Panagiotopoulos at 727-446-1333.

AIOFLA recognizes Clearwater attorney Johnny Drizis

CLEARWATER — The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys recently recognized the performance of Clearwater-based family law attorney Johnny Drizis as Three Years 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction.

The AIOFLA is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the 10 Best list must pass AIOFLA's rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOFLA’s independent evaluation. AIOFLA's annual list was created to be used as a resource for clients during the attorney selection process.

One of the most significant aspects of the selection process involves attorneys' relationships and reputation among his or her clients. As clients should be an attorney's top priority, AIOFLA places the utmost emphasis on selecting lawyers who have achieved significant success in the field of family law without sacrificing the service and support they provide. Selection criteria therefore focus on attorneys who demonstrate the highest standards of client satisfaction.

For information, call the office of Johnny Drizis at 727-942-1224.

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