Women in Business Forum
SCORE Port Charlotte, powered by the Small Business Administration, is proud to present the Women in Business 2020 Forum in conjunction with the City of North Port and VisionQuest Leadership. This exciting first-of-its-kind virtual event on Wednesday, September 23 is designed to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs in all fields. The forum is from 9am to noon via Zoom and the theme, “When Life Gives You Lemons…,” reflects the resiliency and creativity successful businesses have mastered. The forum includes a panel of local investors with a variety of backgrounds and experiences who will give participants a rare opportunity to hear first-hand what funders look for in a company. There is no charge. To register, go to the North Port Area Chamber of Chamber website at NorthPortAreaChamber.com. Enter “Lemons” in the search bar in the top right.
Book Your Holiday Party Now
It’s not too early to book your holiday events for office, organization or family gatherings. Lighthouse Grill Catering offers the perfect location: their waterfront outdoor venue - Sunset Terrace. They have a heated tent, firepits and night lighting available. Social distancing and other CDC guidelines are in place. Learn more about availability by calling 451•9026 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass is at 260 Maryland Avenue.
Coastal Expressions Has Moved
Coastal Expressions, formerly located at 41 Chailett Road, has moved to a new location in Punta Gorda. Offering coastal home décor, furnishings and accessories and a full-service wine bar, Coastal Expressions & Wine invites you to visit them in their new location at 1133 Bal Harbor Blvd, Suite 1135, Punta Gorda.
Walmart+ to Rival Amazon Prime
Walmart is launching a new membership program on September 15th that brings together in-store and online benefits to save customers money and time: Walmart+. The initial list of Walmart+ benefits include unlimited free delivery, scan & go app to eliminate checkout lines and fuel discounts. Membership is $98 per year or $12.95 per month for the service. Learn more at www.Walmart.com.