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Friday, April 03, 2020
Disaster Loan Assistance SBA   Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters   Paycheck Protection Program   An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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Friday, April 03, 2020
UPDATED - STATE OF FLORIDA & PINELLAS COUNTY“SAFER-AT-HOME” GUIDANCEIf your businesses has a question regarding the County’s Safer at Home order and need clarification re: What businesses are essential/nonessential, please send them to with the header “Order question.” The Pinellas County team at M&C will compile a daily list by 2 p.m. and will bring back to the more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
US Travel Hosted a Webinar on Navigating the CARES Act Click Below
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
Lowe's Oldsmar on Tampa Road at Racetrack is Currently Hiring Seasonal Cashiers and other positions. Click Below to Apply
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Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Good morning.  For those trying to wade through all of the "information overload" on the CARES Act.  This one is simple.  Follow the enclosed link and apply for the $10,000.00 grant. We should all apply!  The worse that can happen is they say no!.  It is also 1st come 1st served!Click Here for the Link!
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Upper Tamp Bay Chamber of Commerce along with The City of Oldsmar and Pinellas County are trying to make it easy for you to get the latest news and updates as it relates to the Corona Virus. Click this link for you source for Updates
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program is currently available to small business owners located in all Florida counties statewide that experienced economic damage as a result of COVID-19.These short-term, interest-free working capital loans are intended to “bridge the gap” between the time a major catastrophe hits and when a business has secured longer term recovery resources, more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Be a Bartender or the spouse or child of a Bartender. The Bartender Emergency Assistance Program defines a “Bartender” as an individual employed in serving beverages or otherwise engaged in the production, promotion or distribution of alcoholic beverages. An individual is considered “employed” as a Bartender if, for not less than one year prior to the application, the individual performed services more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Right now is the time to refinance!  Our rates are at an all time low! 
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Oldsmar City Hall is Still Open…  To protect the safety of our customers and staff, the City of Oldsmar will be limiting personal interactions beginning on Thursday, March 19, 2020. To conduct business with the City of Oldsmar, please schedule an appointment by calling 813-749-1100 or by emailing Staff is available during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, more
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
IMPORTANT NOTICES FROM THE CITY OF OLDSMAR Effective immediately (Monday, March 16), the City of Oldsmar is postponing all city/library programs and events until further notice as a precautionary measure amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, The Oldsmar Public Library, Cypress Forest Recreation Center, and State Street Center will be closed until further notice beginning on Wednesday, March more
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
On Monday, March 16, Oldsmar Mayor Seidel and City Council held an Emergency Meeting regarding the coronavirus. During that time, the Mayor read his Proclamation of Emergency, and Resolution 2020-05 was subsequently passed. This Resolution declares a state of local emergency for Oldsmar as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. It provides for the waiver of procedures and formalities as required by more
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Thursday, February 06, 2020
Career Source Tampa Bay Summer Job Connection You Can Have  6 weeks part-time summer youth employmentearning $11.00 an hour!from 6/15/20 to 7/24/20 You Must be between the ages of 16-24 years old be a Hillsborough County residentmeet eligibility low income / employment requirements For more information, please visit:  
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Wednesday, February 05, 2020
By participating in the Summer Job Connection program, you’ll be paired up with summer employees at NO COST TO YOU!  Non-profits, Government and Private-for-profit employers can apply.  Targeted industries include: Healthcare, Construction/Bldg. Trades, Hospitality/Tourism, Transportation/ Logistics, Manufacturing, Information Technology and Financial Shared Service. Other more
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Clearwater, FL., May 14, 2019 – An in-depth investigative study by Better Business Bureau (BBB) finds that fraudulent consumer goods are ubiquitous, difficult to tell apart from the legitimate products they are counterfeiting, and stem from a large network of organized criminals and credit card processing mechanisms that are willing to support them. Research shows that eight in 10 Americans more
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