Helping businesses succeed in difficult times

The economic meltdown accompanying the emergence of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) has left many businesses scrambling. Although it has changed its mode of operations, the North Tampa Chamber of Commerce continues to serve its members through networking sessions and webinars. Last month, it co-hosted a webinar with Entravision Communications, called “How Your Business Can Succeed in … [Read more...]

Sports museum coming to Florida Hospital Center Ice

Digit Murphy knows a thing or two about achieving success in the sports industry, as one of the most decorated female hockey coaches of all time. She was the featured guest speaker during the North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce’s Women of Wesley Chapel event on Dec. 7 at Beach House Assisted Living & Memory Care, at Wiregrass Ranch. Her presentation centered on female empowerment and … [Read more...]

More devices, social media, make users a target for cybercrime, expert says

As we become more tethered to smartphones, computers and other devices, those connections are putting us more at risk for being the victim of a cybercrime. That’s according to Michael Horn, a U.S. Secret Service senior special agent assigned to the Tampa Bay Electronic Crimes Task Force, where he specializes in cybercrimes and network intrusion investigations. Horn was a guest speaker at a … [Read more...]

This long-distance run continues to inspire

When Terry Hitchcock decided to run from his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota to Atlanta, Georgia, in the span of 75 days before 1996 Olympics — he did so with a singular goal. He wanted to shine a spotlight on the hardships of single parenting. Hitchcock knew all too well about the challenges because he had lost his wife, Sue, to breast cancer, and he was forced to provide for his three … [Read more...]