CABA made the donation to Operation Helping Hand.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Friday, December 14, 2012
November was a stellar year for the Carrollwood Area Business Association
A membership drive held by the Carrollwood Area Business Association paid off for the organization when they announced recently that 88 new members joined in November. "Our membership came together to make the association bigger and better. We’ve certainly achieved both goals," said Robert Cunningham of ADT Security and Board Director of Membership. "The level of attendance, excitement and business getting done at our meetings is at an all time high." Cunningham, along with CABA President Lea Orchard of Great Clips and CABA Executive Director Maria Patterson facilitated the membership drive. The 2-day pirate-themed membership drive titled, "We Arrgh Building Our Membership," was held on Nov. 14-15. The drive was held at both Carrollwood's …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Dine In 2Nite offers variety of fresh meal choices for individuals and families.
In June, Carrollwood resident Jeff Donnel launched Dine In 2Nite, an innovative take on catering, offering the luxury of a private chef lifestyle, but without the sizeable expense. Having worked for years in the corporate world, Donnel was looking for a business that he could own and operate when he discovered Dine In 2Nite. Bulk meal and frozen meal delivery have been around for over a decade, but the San Diego-based Dine In 2Nite franchise premise of preparing an individual fresh meal each day and delivering that evening was a new concept. “I just fell in love with the idea,” Donnel said. “I became its first franchisee. It’s a great service and a great business model. I think once we get established, it’s going to be very successful.” …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Learn more about the organization during its two-day membership drive.
It's got more than 400 members representing 300 businesses. And leaders say they want more. To make that happen, the Carrollwood Area Business Association is hosting the largest membership drive it's conducted in its 26-year history. The 2-day pirate-themed membership drive titled, "We Arrgh Building Our Membership," will be held on Nov. 14-15. "We are hosting a big membership drive now to increase the number of businesses that our members have the opportunity to create relationships with, which creates more opportunities for referrals and increasing revenue," said Maria Patterson, CABA's executive director. "We know times are still tough for a lot of people and we offer the tools and platforms to help create those relationships and also …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
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Friday, September 21, 2012
The Carrollwood Area Business Association is comprised of north Tampa business owners.
This just in from the Carrollwood Area Business Association: The Carrollwood Area Business Association (CABA) Community Relations Committee met last week. This committee was formed three years ago with the purpose of raising public awareness of CABA within the community while increasing opportunities for its more than 300 members. “We will do this through participation in select public, local events as well as extending into various business and professional organizations in the greater Tampa area," said Karla Nielsen, the Community Relations Chairperson. Wendell Hock, CABA’s President Elect and Board Liaison for the committee, expressed his delight with the “team” and its goals. “We have an assembly of some of the finest members CABA …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Creative[ology] specializes in correcting marketing deficits in businesses.
Carrollwood mom Jessica Kingsborough wanted a job where she could combine her organization and event planning skills, with the creativity of marketing and sales that she loved so much. With the support of her husband Jonny, Jessica left the world of 9-to-5 to venture into the often unpredictable life of an entrepreneur. “Jessica wanted to be self-employed, and I believed in her,” said Johnny. “She is good as what she does, so I was 100 percent behind her.” A new member of the Carrollwood Area Business Association, Kingsborough launched her full-service marketing company Creative[ology] in June, and has been busy since its inception, mainly through word-of-mouth referrals. We visited with Kingsborough to learn the secret to being successful…
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Awards were given out recently by the organization that is made up on business owners in north Tampa.
This just in from the Carrollwood Area Business Association: The Carrollwood Area Business Association, a 27-year-old business professional association that offers weekly events, announced their 2011-2012 award winners last month at Emerald Greens Golf & Country Club. Below are the winners: CABA also had an inaugural Founder’s Award for Leadership, in memory of the late John Baumann, who we lost last fall and was the CABA Founding Father in 1986. This award was given to a CABA Member for their dedication and commitment to Family, Service, Community, and CABA. This year’s recipients: Karla and Dick Nielsen, Keller Williams Tampa Properties. Congrats, CABA members!
Friday, July 13, 2012
The Carrollwood Area Business Association is made up of north Tampa's business owners and professionals; Lea Orchard is taking the reigns as president this month.
On Wednesday morning, she was all smiles, preparing to take the helm of the 305-member organization she joined years ago. Standing in front of Boston's Sports Bar & Grill, Lea Orchard was crowned president of the Carrollwood Area Business Association during a members-only breakfast, adding the responsibility of leading the nonprofit to her already long list of things to do. The Ft. Myers native is a mother of four and salon owner franchisee of three Great Clips businesses in Tampa Bay. But Orchard, who has lived in Carrollwood for 15 years, isn't wary of what her new role entails. "It felt like a logical progression," she said. "I joined in 2005 and got on the board right away." Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this …
Friday, July 6, 2012
The event is for CABA members only
On Wednesday, July 11, members of the Carrollwood Area Business Association will attend an election breakfast to find out who the organization's new board of directors will be. The breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. at Boston's Restaurant, 9316 Anderson Road in Tampa. All ballots will be finalized by 8:30 a.m. Lea Orchard will automatically replace Noreen Klein as president of the 305-member organization comprised of north Tampa's business owners and professionals. Winners of the other nine positions up for grabs will also be announced. For more information on the election, click here. If you have questions, call CABA at 813-264-0006.