Pinellas County commissioners approve ‘safer at home’ resolution, reject tougher measure suggested by Kriseman

The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution that requires non-essential businesses in the county to close, unless they can comply with social distancing guidelines.

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The Catalyst Sessions begins tonight on Facebook Live

The Catalyst Sessions, which begins at 7 p.m. today, is a live streaming event in which people from St. Pete’s arts sector – musicians, actors, artists, movers and shakers – will visit from their homes, practicing social distancing while still reaching out and connecting with the community.

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What the Families First Coronavirus Response Act means for St. Pete small businesses

On this episode of Chamber Coronavirus Impact Insights, Meredith Gaunce of Gaunce Law joins St. Petersburg Chamber CEO Chris Steinocher and Catalyst publisher Joe Hamilton in the studio to discuss the impact of The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, passed by Congress last week.

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New foundation launches Jobs Catalyst, connects laid off workers with nonprofits in need

On this episode of Chamber Coronavirus Impact Insights, Emilie Socash, CEO of St. Petersburg Foundation and Matt Spence, Chief Programs Officer at Feeding Tampa Bay join Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber and Joe Hamilton, publisher of St. Pete Catalyst. They talk about a new effort to help local workers and nonprofits impacted by coronavirus.

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The gig economy: Local entertainment contractors are taking a tough hit

Musicians, actors and other performers may not ultimately be the hardest hit during the Covid-19 crisis, but when theaters, restaurants and bars all closed, they were the first to feel the financial gut-punch.

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Your daily dose of levity: Neighbors meet for calisthenics, ‘Hey Jude,’ Isolation Olympics, ‘The Office’


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Samyr Qureshi

Samyr Qureshi is the face of Knack. This ed tech startup launched in 2015 with one simple purpose: to help college students find peer tutors.

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Covid-19 impacts a local newspaper, Cross-Bay Ferry and other info you need to know

Mike Harting, CEO of 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg, is calling on elected officials to take quick action to help small business owners during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Hillsborough County Covid-19 plan calls on businesses to help the county

The Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group wants local businesses to take an active role in helping battle the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus.

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Amid an almost certain recession, KnowBe4 CEO preps for growth

Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of Clearwater cybersecurity training business KnowBe4 — the first technology unicorn headquartered in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area — is starting to run the privately held company as if it were a publicly traded firm.

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