New data project by Tampa Bay Partnership opens a window on how the area is faring during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Tampa Bay Partnership wants to use data to get a better picture of how the region is standing up during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The partnership — a privately funded, CEO-driven regional advocacy organization — is launching a new series of data reports tracking the impact of the pandemic on the state of the region.

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With a coronavirus peak still two weeks out, Pinellas County administrator issues a public plea

Abiding by the state Stay at Home order and the county Safer at Home order are the only way the county will be able to contain the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus, Burton told the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners during their first virtual meeting since the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic began.

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SPCA, public health officials offer advice on your pet and Covid-19

Animals that test positive for Covid-19 don’t appear to pose a risk to most humans at this time, a veterinarian with the SPCA Tampa Bay says.

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Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg’s Carl Lavender talks equity in the time of coronavirus

On this episode of Chamber Coronavirus Impact Insights, Carl Lavender, Chief Equity Office at the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber and Joe Hamilton, publisher of St. Pete Catalyst to talk about how the Foundation is driving equity in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Stephanie Gularte of American Stage

American Stage Producing Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte joined us Monday for The Catalyst Sessions, and talked about the ways Tampa Bay’s longest-lived professional theater is staying connected to the community during the current crisis. Fund, announced last week by Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin.

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Goodbye, State Theatre. Hello, Floridian Social Club


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Alexis Quintal (Alexis Rose LLC)

Alexis Quintal took the knowledge from her years of experience working with big brands like Levi's, Nautilus, 3M and BIC and struck out on her own. She formed Alexis Rose LLC to help businesses small and large building marketing strategies that go beyond social media, activating relationships and strategic networks to get the highest return on investment possible.

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Roundup: RayJay exec makes pizza for philanthropy, entrepreneurs donate tomatoes, Tampa Bay Tech wants in on PPP

Today’s roundup includes news about Raymond James & Associates, St. Petersburg Free Clinic, IL Ritorno, Hype Group, Boyd Construction Co., Greenstock and Tampa Bay Tech.

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St. Petersburg coliving company offers free housing for healthcare providers during pandemic

Providers needing to be away from loved ones who may be immunocompromised can have a space in the 3,000-square-foot, 8-bedroom, 9.5-bath home for as long as they need it, for free, the company said.

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ICYMI: Welbilt, AutoWeb, Lazydays executives take pay cuts as impact from Covid-19 grows

A growing number of top executives at local publicly traded companies are voluntarily reducing their pay as their firms address the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Corporate officers at Welbilt, Lazydays Holdings and AutoWeb are among the latest to take pay cuts, following an announcement last week that David Deno, the CEO of Bloomin’ Brands would forgo most of his base salary for the foreseeable future.

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