The Edge Hotel opens in Clearwater


Hotelier Jeff Keierleber and Mayor George Cretekos cut the ribbon with theEdge Hotel staff, Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce officials, and city councilmemer Hoyt Hamilton. — with Hoyt Hamilton,George CretekosJeff KeierleberJuli Norberg and Darlene Kole. May 25, 2017

Kimberly-BAPC walk at Crest Lake Park


Kate Kelly of the Kimberly Home and Marsha Rimer of the Bay Area Pregnancy Center greeted my city council colleague Bob Cundiff and me when we arrived at Crest Lake Park for the walk. — with Kate Kelly, Marsha Rimer and George Cretekos at Crest Lake Park. May 13, 2017

Annual Clearwater Salute to the Blue


State Senator Jack Latvala was the keynote speaker and spoke of the importance of honoring the men and women who wear the uniform. — with Jonathan WalserChris LatvalaJack LatvalaHoyt HamiltonGeorge Cretekos and William Horne at Station Square Park.

Citizen Volunteer completes second term


Muncipal Code Enforcement Board member Duane Schultz also completed his second term. — with Mayor George Cretekos, Doreen Caudell, Bill Jonson Duane Schultz and Hoyt Hamilton at Sheraton Sand Key Resort.

National Tourism Week


National Tourism Week, which was established in 1983, is being celebrated this week. This year’s theme recognizes the industry’s employees–over 100,000 tourism related jobs in Pinellas County alone. The economic impact in Pinellas County is more than $10-billion, and properties in Clearwater generate the largest amount of the county’s bed tax collections. Mayor George Cretekos and our colleagues on the Clearwater City Council  appreciate the outstanding work of the city’s and county’s tourism partners and their employees. — with Mayor George Cretekos, Bill Jonson and Hoyt Hamilton at Clearwater City Hall

Annual Beach Stroll on North Beach


The Palm Pavilion was the start and finish of the annual Beach Stroll on north Clearwater beach. — with Mayor George Cretekos, Councilmember Hoyt Hamilton, Brooke Boccacino, Kathy Rabon Cfrm Cfre, and Ken Hamilton, at the Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill & Bar

Clearwater Sister Cities


Happy to be with Mayor George Cretekos at a meeting of the Clearwater Sister Cities, Inc. The organization, with Candy Hays as president, and Anthony Davis, Vice-President of CSCI, gave a special Certificate of Service to Grant Raulerson, a long-time supporter of Clearwater’s Sister Cities. Nagano, Japan is Clearwater’s Sister City. April 25, 2017

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