TREASURE ISLAND & MADEIRA BEACH
RE-ELECT MAYOR BOB MINNING
This is a declaration that your Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce is taking the position of officially endorsing Mayor Bob Minning for re-election in the upcoming March 10th election. Mayor Minning has already received endorsements from Congressman David Jolly, Representative Kathleen Peters, Senator Jeffr Brandes, Commissioner John Morroni, Former Mayor of Treasure Island Mary Maloof, Former Mayor of Treasure Island Julian Fant, Former Madeira Beach Mayor and current Madeira Beach City Commissioner Pat Shontz and Madeira Beach Mayor Travis Palladeno.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE
Applications for the Treasure Island Art Guild $1000 Scholarship awarded yearly to a Pinellas County high school senior are available at the website www.TreasureIslandArtGuild.org . The Art Guild will be accepting completed applications through March 10th. The scholarship is awarded to a student showing an interest in continuing their education in the visual arts. Applicants are asked to submit digital image samples of their artwork for review by a panel of Guild members. The award is presented at the May luncheon for the Guild. Interested students are encouraged to participate.
MADEIRA BEACH MORNING MARKET MARKET
Now opened every Wednesday on Madeira Way between Gulf Blvd & Tom Stuart Causeway with many vendors - from 10 am - 3 pm. Come enjoy the fun and the great deals!
TREASURE ISLAND FRIDAY MORNING MARKET
Starting December 5 - April 24, 2015, 9 am - 2 pm, at Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place, T.I. Vendor Applications online or call 727 360 4121. Over 60 vendors - food, jewelry, crafts, misc & live music every Friday starting Dec 5th.
TREASURE ISLETTES B-I-N-G-O
Every Thursday - Treasure Island Community Center (behind Walgreens).
Early bird games 6:45 pm/Regular games 7:45 pm. Cash prizes. Snacks and free coffee.
JOKER POKER - AMERICAN LEGION, POST 273
Every Tuesday. Drawing at 6:00 pm. 600 American Legion Drive, Madeira Beach. 727-398-3791.
SILVERSNEAKERS® FLEX PROGRAM
It’s now easier than ever to live a healthy, active lifestyle at any age. The SilverSneakers® FLEX program brings fitness, fun and friends right to your neighborhood! And it’s FREE for SilverSneakers members.
SPRING SOCCER REGISTRATION
Youth Spring Soccer Season begins in February and runs through April. The season will consist of seven regular season games and two weeks of playoffs. Madeira Beach. To register now or for more information Click Here!
JR. MAGIC BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
The Orlando Magic and City of Madeira Beach have partnered once again to host the Jr. Magic Basketball League. The season will run February to April and consist of seven regular season games and two weeks of playoffs. To sign up or for more information Click Here!
MADEIRA BEACH CHEERLEADING
Over the course of eight weeks, the cheerleaders will practice and cheer along with the basketball League. Practices will lead up to an end of the year performance at playoffs. To sign up or for more information Click Here!
TREASURE ISLAND & MADEIRA BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE "AFTER HOURS"
2015 brings NEW energy and NEW ideas!
Our first "After Hours" is Wednesday, February 25th from 5pm - 7pm, hosted at the Daiquiri Shak & Raw Bar by owner, Jeremy Runo! Thank you, Jeremy!! 14995 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach. 727-393-2706.
Come out and enjoy networking with other Chamber Members and potential Members. Cost is $10 for Members and $15 for Non-Members. This includes a complimentary drink and light appetizers. In addition, Members ... your $10 cover gets you $10 in "CHAMBER BUCKS" which can be applied to your January 2016 Membership renewal! See you there! :)
TREASURE BAY GOLF & TENNIS CHALLENGE
Presented by The Rotary Club of the Gulf Beaches and The City of Treasure Island. Friday, February 27th and Saturday, February 28th at Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd., Treasure Island. 727-360-6062. Some of the activities include Silent Auction, Dinner Party, St. Pete College Tennis Match, and of course Tennis and Golf Play!
ST. PETERSBURG TRIBUTE CONCERT FOR OFFICER CHARLIE KONDEK
On December 21, 2014, Officer Charles Kondek was shot and killed in the line of duty while investigating a noise complaint in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Officer Kondek, better known to his friends as “Charlie K” was a 17 year veteran with the Tarpon Springs Police Department, a husband, and father of six. Officer Kondek was the 4th police officer killed in the line of duty in Pinellas County in the last 5 years. While nothing we can do will bring Officer Kondek back to his loved ones, we are going to honor his sacrifice and with a huge show of support for him and his family.
A FREE Tribute Concert has been organized by Reflections Entertainment , owned by Sergeant Jim Campbell of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and Allan "Mac" McTavish, a 30 year veteran of the St. Petersburg Police Department. The event will be at Ferg’s in St. Petersburg on Saturday February 28 starting at 2pm.
57th ANNUAL QUEEN OF HEARTS BALL
3rd ANNUAL SPRING CAR & TRUCK SHOW
The Sons of the American Legion, Post 158, is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Spring Salute Car & Truck Show to be held at the Treasure Island Park on Saturday, March 7th, 8am - 5pm. There will be plenty of vendors, live music, beer truck, BBQ cookout, refreshments, entertainment, and of course, a lot of cars from old to new. We also have a Blood Drive from 11am - 4pm. This a family friendly event and people from all over come out for this amazing show and charitable cause. This year all proceeds benefit Special Operations Warrior Foundation, R.O.C Park (Remember Our Children), the Sons of the American Legion, Post 158, and our other outstanding charities. If you would like to register your car, please visit www.Premiumcarshows.com. We can only accept the first 250 cars. All makes and models are accepted. Please come out and salute our veterans and families!
VW BEACH BASH MAD BEACH EDITION
ISLE OF PALMS ANNUAL ISLAND-WIDE YARD SALE
March 7, 2015, Isle of Palms. Everyone is welcomed!
ALL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GUILD SPRING LUNCHEON & FASHION SHOW
The Beach and St. Petersburg branches of All Children's Hospital Guild are joining forces for a Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show to benefit ailing children and their families. The event is scheduled Wednesday, March 11, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Bayou Country Club, 7979 Bayou Club Blvd., Largo, FL 33777, with complementary valet parking available. Jewelry and accessories will be presented by The Bronze Lady (which will have items available for purchase), a silent auction will offer a variety of goods and services, and you have your choice of lunch entree: salmon or chicken. For tickets, $35 per person, send a check payable to ACH Guild Beach Branch to ACHG Inc., PO Box 3142, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Please include a note with name, address, phone number, email address and lunch selection for each attendee.
SOUTH PASADENA COMMUNITY BAND FREE INDOOR CONCERTS
March 11th, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at the Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place & 106th Avenue, Treasure Island. Free parking. Band sponsored by the City of South Pasadena, City of Treasure Island & Community Donations.
TREASURE ISLETTES - 9TH ANNUAL FASHION SHOW, LUNCHEON & SILENT AUCTION
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place, Treasure Island. Cost is $20 and includes lunch catered by Chef Tony. This Fundraiser, "Spring Fling", will feature a wonderful spring/summer fashion collection courtesy of Macy's. Also there will be super raffle opportunities and a great silent auction. This fabulous event is not to be missed. Limited seating, purchase ticks in advance and call to reserve your seat. Call Millie Fant for tickets (727) 360-1301, and call Carol Lee for seating reservations (727) 360-9181.
ISLE OF CAPRI ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S PARTY
Sunday, March 15th at the Treasure Island Community Center from 2 pm - 5pm. A lunch of corned beef sandwiches, coleslaw and chips will be served along with FREE BEER! Wear your green and bring along any Irish music that you may wish to perform. We encourge all local talent to participate. Tickets are $7.00 and will be sold at the door. Bring your friends, relatives and neighbors along for a good time, good food and conviviality. You don't have to be Irish to attend!
SPRING BREAK FESTIVAL
Presented by the Gulf Beaches Rotary Club & the City of Treasure Island. Carnival Rides! Food! Games! Live Music! Thursday, March 19th - Sunday, March 22, Treasure Island Community Center Park. Open Thursday 3pm to 11pm - Battle of the Bands. Open Friday Noon to 11pm - Battle of the Bands Winner & Bath Salt Zombies. Open Saturday Noon to 11pm - Rev. Funky D's Diggz & Hometeam Family Orchestra; El Dub; Holey Miss Moley; Come Back Alice. Open Sunday Noon to 9pm - Sunza Beaches; Horses Wild; Pirate Flag Band (Kenny Chesney Tribute Act); Seratonic. Ride wristbands available in advance at the Treasure Island Recreation Department, 120 - 108th Avenue, Treasure Island. $10 parking at 104th & Gulf and 105th & Gulf. FREE Off-Site Parking & Bus Shuttle, Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd. (Friday & Saturday 4pm-12am). For more information call 727-547-4575
THE COLORS OF IKEBANA BLOOM - JAPANESE FLORAL EXHIBITION
We are pleased to announce that once again, IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER #65 will hold its Annual Exhibit of Japanese Floral Arrangements at the Treasure Island Community Center. Saturday, March 28th 10am-5pm and Sunday, March 29th 10am-4pm. This event is the premier artistic and cultural happening in Treasure Island, and it is a clebration of the centuries-old art of arranging flowers, leaves and other plant materials - ikebana. During the exhibit there will be classes and demonstrations by classically trained sensei (teachers). Ikebana arrangements, as well as items for doing your own arrangements, will be available in our Hana and Ginza Shop. Info Hotline: 727-729-9445.
EASTER EGG HUNT
The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club with the assistance of the Isle of Capri Civic Association will sponsor an EASTER EGG HUNT on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:00am in the Treasure Island Community Center and Park, Gulf Boulevard at 106th Avenue in Treasure Island. Activities for children 10 years old and younger will include an egg hunt; bonnet and hat contest; and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Bring your cameras so that you can take your picture with the Easter Bunny. The event is FREE! For additional information, please contact the Treasure Island Recreation Department (727) 547-4575 or (727) 367-2303.
SOUTH PASADENA COMMUNITY BAND FREE INDOOR CONCERTS
April 15th, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at the Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place & 106th Avenue, Treasure Island. Free parking. Band sponsored by the City of South Pasadena, City of Treasure Island & Community Donations.
KEN "DUCKY" DERBY GALA
19th HCS KINGFISH TOURNAMENT
Saturday, April 25, 6:30am-3:00pm at the Elk's Lodge, 14111 East Parsley Drive, Madeira Beach. Rain Date: Saturday, May 16th. Sponsored by Hennessy Construction Services. For more information, visit www.hennessykingfish.com.
MADERIA BEACH EVENTS CALENDAR
TREASURE ISLAND EVENTS CALENDAR
Stay up to date with all that is going on in Treasure Island by visiting th City's events calendar at www.mytreasureisland.org/calendar.php.
The Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce Welcomes You to Our Beautiful Island Communities, truly "The Jewels of the Gulf Beaches."
Located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, Treasure Island & Madeira Beach are the shining gems of the greater Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater region. White sandy beaches, pristine waters, welcoming hotels, unique restaurants and other family-friendly attractions make them the perfect destinations for your next vacation.
Some have come here for the most beautiful sunsets imaginable. Others are mesmerized by the world's best beaches - with white-capped sand, pristine waters and a gentle bay breeze. Some of our fans have young children, seeking family-friendly entertainment; others are older or retired, making the most of their Golden Years, celebrating life and all it has to offer. But young or old, all these vacation-goers have united, coming to the same conclusion: Florida's best beaches - and Florida's best beach vacation locations are both right here in the island communities of Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Florida.
Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce
245 107th Ave. Treasure Island. Phone is 727 360-4121