Welcome to the Charlotte Chapter

The Charlotte Chapter of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association covers Charlotte and Glades Counties. Joining FLRA brings value, education and member discounts for you and your establishment.  You save money, keep informed of issues facing our hospitality industry, network with other hospitality leaders, while supporting our future leaders through our educational initiatives and fundraisers.





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Craft Beer Fest


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Tourism & Scholarship Awards


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2021 Charlotte Board Installation


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Sunset Wine Cruise


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Chapter Events

Chapter Director(s)

John Lai
Email the Director

Chapter Leadership

Board of Directors

President 2021-2023
Laurie Farlow, Owner of Farlow’s on the Water

State Board Chapter Representatives

Kurt Brown, Village Brewhouse

Educational Foundation Board of Directors

Jason Osborne, Charlotte Schools Career & Tech. College
Laurie Farlow, Farlow’s on the Water

PAC Board of Directors

David Haynes, Tarpon Real Estate
Robin Madden, Islander Properties