Clearwater Fire Graduates Eight

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Members of Recruit Class 18 received their pins and were then congratulated by Chief Scott Ehlers, my city council colleagues Bill Jonson and Mayor George Cretekos and me. — with Bill Jonson and George Cretekos at Clearwater Fire Station 48.

Calvary Christian High School Baseball Team Honored

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The Clearwater City Council welcomed the Calvary Christian High School Warriors baseball team to tonight’s meeting. The team just completed an undefeated season and won the Florida High School 4A class baseball championship. The Head of School David Kilgore and baseball coach Greg Olsen were also in attendance. Congratulations from the entire City of Clearwater! — with Bill JonsonDoreen Caudell and Mayor George Cretekos at Clearwater City Hall.

The Edge Hotel opens in Clearwater

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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