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February 15, 2013 12:00 AM

In tribute to Manatee Chamber of Commerce, past and present

After a population boom 50 years ago, the burgeoning business organizations in Bradenton and Palmetto merged in 1962 to form the Manatee Chamber of Commerce. Today, about 323,000 residents purchase goods and services from the chamber¿s ever growing membership which now stands at a whopping 1,994.

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