Technology Workshops for Communication Disabilities

Technology is an important part of everybody’s lives, but people with communication disabilities due to stroke and other neurological condition can get special benefit from technology. Special monthly workshops are being offered by Voices of Hope for Aphasia to help people with communication disabilities and their families learn about life-changing technology options.

The next workshop, on how to use technology to store and manage important health information, will be offered at Dunedin’s Hale Activity Center on Thursday, February 22 from 10 am – 12 pm. The same workshop will be offered in St Petersburg on Friday, February 23 from 10 am – 12 pm at USFSP’s Coquina Hall.

The March workshop will focus and how to use technology to practice communication skills at homeContinue reading

Dunedin Highland Games – April 7th

Saturday, April 7, 2018 – 8 am – 8 pm

The 52nd Annual Dunedin Highland Games! An entire day of competitions in bagpipes (individual and bands), Highland dancing, Heavy Athletics, and a 5K Highland Trail Run! Bands performing music on two stages, Celtic merchandise vendors, Food vendors, Kidz Zone, and over 20 Scottish Clans and Societies for you to trace your Celtic Heritage! Come and spend the day!

Tickets on sale soon! More information on our website for competition registrations.

45th Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show

The Dunedin Youth Guild
Saturday, March 3, 2018 – 11:00 am
Conmy Center (Our Lady of Lourdes Church), 750 San Salvador Drive, in Dunedin

Doors open for a social hour at 11:00 am and lunch will be served at noon. The theme for this year’s Fashion Show is “Passion for Fashion” with fashions provided by Mirabella Fashions of Dunedin. Guests will also enjoy a refreshing lunch catered by Marguerite’s Cafe.

The cost is $35.00 per person and reserved tickets can be purchased from any Dunedin Youth Guild member, by calling 727-734-0394, or on-line by visiting www.dunedinyouthguild.org.

Welcome New Members – February 2018

We are pleased to welcome three new members so far in 2018.  The Florida Business Incubator, Macedonian Condo Association and Kimberly Home Pregnancy Center.

The Florida Business Incubator serves as the “Gateway to Business Success” providing entrepreneurs and small business owners with vital informative programming, resources, and networking connections; allowing them to flourish from innovation through strategic growth—significantly impacting local economic development.  The Incubator guides, supports, and mentors entrepreneurs and small business owners as they turn great ideas into viable businesses. Continue reading

Scottish American Society of Dunedin – Food Fundraiser for the Dunedin Cares Pantry

The Scottish American Society of Dunedin is hosting a Food Fundraiser for the Dunedin Cares Pantry at the Historic Scottish Hall at 917 Louden Avenue on Saturday, January 27th.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  The very popular band ‘MacGilliossa’ will be performing that evening from 7 – 10 p.m.

Bring non-perishable food as your entrance fee.

It’s a BYOB event.

Call Diane Burke for info at (727) 734-0757

 

Annual Bunco Fundraiser

February 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Dunedin Newcomers Club is having their annual Bunco fundraiser on Feb 16that the Conmy Center (Our Lady of Lourdes).

Registration and appetizers at 6PM and games start at 7PM.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Chamber office or any member.

First-Citizens Bank Acquires HomeBancorp

North Carolina-based First-Citizens Bank & Trust Co. is acquiring Tampa-headquartered HomeBancorp, which operates HomeBanc. First Citizens Bank will pay $15.03 per share in cash, a Monday release said, and the deal is expected to close by mid-2018.

“This agreement is a significant opportunity to fill in our footprint in Florida,” Frank B. Holding Jr., CEO of First Citizens Bank, said in a Monday release, “and expand into two new markets for us —Tampa and Orlando.”Continue reading