may have hit peak in Florida
TAMPA -- Gas prices could finally be reaching their peak as the rate of increase at the pump is beginning to stall. In the past week, the average price for gasoline rose 5 cents in Georgia and 1-cent in Tennessee, but declined 1-cent in Florida.
The monthly price for gasoline rose for the fourth consecutive month. Gas prices averaged $2.69 in May, 25 cents more than the April average, and the highest monthly average since November 2014. The average price for gas in May was $2.63 in Florida, $2.57 in Georgia and $2.44 in Tennessee, an increase of 12 cents, 27 cents, 23 cents in Tennessee respectively, compared to the monthly average in April.
Motorists could actually find the cheapest summer gasoline in a decade. The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects summer gas prices will average $2.45, the lowest since 2005.
Buffalo Wild Wings to host MYP Networking Social
UNIVERSITY PARKWAY -- Young professionals are invited to join Manatee Young Professionals members and guests for the June 2015 MYP Networking Social, a business networking 5-7 p.m., June 11, hosted by Buffalo Wild Wings, 5235 University Parkway.
The event is free for paid members of MYP or $5 for all others, and will offer complimentary appetizers, and a cash bar. No RSVP is necessary.
PR group to hold AdWords Workshop in Sarasota
SARASOTA -- The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will hold a Google AdWords Workshop with speaker Emmalee Legler of CSuite Communications from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17 at The Francis, 1289 N. Palm Ave. in Sarasota.
Attendees will learn basic tools to working with Google AdWords and how to use pay-per-click campaign results. Cost is $25 for FPRA members and students; $35 for non-members.
The event is open to the public, business owners, marketing and PR professionals. Register for the luncheon at cwcfpra.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Herald staff reports