Category Archives: Events

March Chamber Super Networking Luncheon *Reservations due tomorrow 3/15*

March Super Networking Chamber Luncheon
Wednesday, March 20th
11:45 a.m.

Sponsored by:


Hosted by:


5515 E. Fowler Ave., Temple Terrace

Reservations due on the chamber website by *tomorrow* Friday, March 15th at noon~
Members $18 pre-paid, $20 at door
Guests $25


Upcoming Events {Week of February 18th-23rd}


February 18th-February 23rd:

Monday, February 18th President’s Day~Chamber Office Closed


Wednesday, February 20th

Monthly Chamber Luncheon 11:45 a.m.

-Hosted by the Temple Terrace Golf & CC

-200 Inverness Ave.

Sponsored by:

NLT logo

Guest Speaker: Richard Gonzmart, CEO, The Columbia Restaurant

-Click here to register TODAY! -Members $18 pre-paid, $20 at door, Guests $25


Thursday, February 21st

Women Mean Business After Hours Networking Event 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

-Hosted by Beef ‘O’ Brady’s

-9311 N. 56th St. -Complimentary appetizers and drink specials! -Speed Networking will be featured. -Chamber Members FREE, Guests $10. -RSVP on the chamber website by clicking here!


Friday, February 22nd

GFWC Temple Terrace Woman’s Club 40th Annual Community-Wide Prayer Breakfast

-Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club

-200 Inverness Ave.

-Coffee 7:00 a.m., Breakfast and Program begin at 7:30 a.m.

-Guest Speaker: Pastor Joe Germain

First Baptist Church of Temple Terrace

-Individual tickets $12, tables of 8/$96

-Tickets available by contacting Liz Affronti, 813-988-5626 or Norma Jean Moore, 813-988-3056

-Reservations due TODAY (2/18)!


Saturday, February 23rd 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Grand Opening of Arbor Walk Apartments “Paws Park”

-4121 E. Busch Blvd., Tampa

-Live D.J., K-9 Presentation by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department-Hot dogs on the grill and goodies for  your pets!

24th Annual Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce Business Expo and Taste of the Terrace

logo and name togetherTuesday, March 5th 2013
TPepin’s Hospitality Center
Located at 4121 N. 50th Street, Tampa
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Title Sponsor: The Law Office of Jack L. Townsend, Sr. P.A.

$5 admission for event~tickets available at the chamber office 9385 N. 56th Street (Bank of America building before main lobby) or day of event. Organizations wanting to sell tickets please contact

Call (813) 989-7004 for questions and information Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm.

Expo & Restaurant booths still available see chamber website for more details~

*A vendor’s hour will be held from 2:00-3:00 p.m. prior to the opening of the Expo*

Participants as of 2/13/2013~

The Law Office of Jack L. Townsend, Sr. P.A.

Bulls Outfitter
Bulluck Law Group
Hillsborough Technical Education Centers (HiTEC)
Pilot Bank
Tampa Electric Company-Trustee
TPepin’s Hospitality Centre

Daniels Chevrolet
Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches
Otto Engineering
Republic Bank

Cruise Planners/ American Express Travel-Janice Sinardi
The Solution Associates
Watts Dawson & Associates, Inc.
Edward Jones- Perry Jacobsen
Grow Financial Federal Credit
Compass Self Storage
Bank of America

Media Sponsors~
Metropolitan Advertising Company
Tampa Bay Business Journal-Trustee
Tampa Tribune

Advanced Dermatology
AMF University Lanes
Antonio’s Pasta Grille
Artistic Smiles of Tampa Bay, LLC
Blount Curry Funeral Home, Terrace Oaks Chapel
Bay Area Neuro Clinic, Inc.
Buddy Baseball
CGM Services, Inc.
Chick-fil-A Fowler Avenue
City of Temple
Terrace Fire Department
City of Temple Terrace Leisure Services
City of Temple Terrace Police Department
Clarion Hotel
Embassy Suites-USF
Fifth Third Bank
Filter Pure Systems, Inc.
Geiger/Iwerks for You, Inc.
Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center
Hilton Garden Inn
Holiday Inn Express Tampa North
Joyce Coleman State Farm Agency
Lenny’s Sub Shop
Licari Family Chiropractic
Lodge at Lakecrest
Masque Theatre of Temple Terrace
MCC Marketing Group
Northside Mental Health Center, Inc.
Office Dynamics
Office Suites PLUS
Puff n’ Stuff Catering
Railroad & Industrial Federal Credit Union
Rocky Creek Retirement Village
Rotary Club of Temple Terrace
Scentsy Wickless Candles
SerenBe Day Spa
Spot On Advertising
Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union
Tacoson Mexican Grill
Temple Terrace Bar Association
Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club
The UPS Store #5193
Troy University
University Village
Unlimited Printing
Vernon Sales Promotion
Video Conversions of Florida

Women Mean Business November Event Recap

Lauren N. Tice of LNT Social Media Training presenting “Business Basics of Social Media” to the event attendees.

Women Mean Business Networking Event November 27th

Women Mean Business met at Axiom Business Consulting LLC – Seema Jain CPA PA this past week for the November networking event. Lauren Tice of LNT Social Media Training presented the “Business Basics of Social Media”, there was a great turnout and thank you again to Seema Jain CPA PA for hosting!

Women Mean Business is a group of established business women as well as those starting out in business. The group includes Chamber members as well as non-chamber members and meets monthly at a variety of Chamber restaurants and businesses for networking, social interaction, and an opportunity to share ideas.

For more information contact Lauren at or the Chamber office at (813) 989-7004.

Event Recap: YEP After Hours Networking Event 10/9

Members of Young Elite Professionals of Temple Terrace welcomed a good amount of professionals representing their businesses at yesterday’s after hours networking event.

A special thank you to Tequila Mexican Restaurant and Grill for providing a great venue and atmosphere to network and make some new friends while enjoying authentic mexican food. 


Aside from networking, the event requested a $5 dollar donation to benefit Liberty Manor for Veteran’s Inc.– a non-profit organization, which accepts donations to assist veteran’s who have served and sacrificed for the well-being of this country.

We look forward to seeing you at the next YEP After Hours Networking event, hosted by The Patio on Tuesday, November 13th at 5:30 p.m.

Send your reservation by Friday, November 9th to and a $5 donation benefiting Hope Lodge and you can enjoy complimentary appetizers and happy hour drink specials while networking with young professionals from the Temple Terrace area.

By: Shaleria Faison, Temple Terrace Chamber Intern


New Teacher’s Breakfast was held on Friday, August 17th at the Clarion Hotel & Upcoming Chamber Events

New Teacher's Breakfast was held on Friday, August 17th at the Clarion Hotel

Over 250 attended this annual event welcoming new teachers to the area schools. Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Foundation and Tampa Electric Company were the main sponsors, thank you! A special thank you as well to all the table, teacher and door prize sponsors that made this event so outstanding.

Check out a wonderful article by the Temple Terrace Patch on the event by clicking here….

This Thursday, August 23rd is our 49th Annual Awards & Installation Banquet at 6:30 p.m. hosted by Embassy Suites-USF. We will recognize Sara Leutzinger, incoming Chamber President and say good-bye to current Chamber President Phil Lentsch. This year’s theme is Masquerade!

We will be installing the new Board of Director members and saying farewell to the outgoing Board members.

The Citizen of the Year & Ann Simmons Service Award Winners will also both be announced.

Congratulations to the three Citizen of the Year Finalists~

Renee Blaine, Tim Lancaster and Anita Long

Good luck to you all!

For other upcoming Chamber events see the online event calendar here…

Upcoming Events~June

This Week
June 11th – June 17th

YEP After Hours Networking Event

  • Tuesday, June 12th
  • 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Hosted by Terrace Sports, 5311 E. Busch Blvd.
  • $5 to attend, fee donated to Kid’s Charity of Tampa Bay, Inc.
  • RSVP to by Friday, June 8th.

New Member Coffee

  • Wednesday, June 13th
  • 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
  • Cafe Kili, 5731 E. Fowler Ave.
  • All Members who have joined in the past year are welcome, complimentary coffee!


Ambassador Lunch Meeting

  • Wednesday, June 13th
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Olde World Cheese Shop,11001 N. 56th St.
  • RSVP to
    by Monday, June 11th.

Flag Day~ Thursday, June 14th


June Luncheon Reservations Due-Friday, June 15th*


Father’s Day~Sunday, June 17th-Shop Chamber Members for that perfect gift for dad!


*Rescheduled* The Patio Ribbon Cutting

  • Thursday, July 12th
  • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • The Patio, 421 S. MacDill, Tampa
  • Enjoy this unique indoor-outdoor establishment and welcome Jeff and the Patio staff to the Chamber.
  • RSVP to by Friday, July 6th.

Next Week
June 18th – June 22nd

Women Mean Business After Hours Networking Event

  • Tuesday, June 19th
  • 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Hosted by Gator’s Dockside, 5840 E. Fowler Ave.
  • Network with Chamber business women.
  • Free for Chamber members, $10 for guests.
  • Lauren N. Tice will be the featured speaker “Business Basics of Facebook”.
  • Complimentary appetizers and drink specials.


Chamber Monthly Luncheon

  • Wednesday, June 20th
  • 11:45 a.m.
  • Hosted by Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club, 200 Inverness Ave, Temple Terrace.
  • Sponsored by MCC Marketing Group
  • Speaker- Daniel Ruth, noted columnist, Tampa Bay Times
  • RSVP by Friday, June 15th,
  • $18 Chamber Members paid in advance, $20 Chamber Members paid at door, $25 guests.


And Beyond…
2012 Temple Terrace 4th of July Festivities

Wednesday, July 4th

4th of July Parade-10:00am($50 fee per entry)

-4th of July Festivities-Live music, food & fun begin at 7:00pm on the Temple Terrace Golf course 1st fairway~Fireworks 9:00pm