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Weekly NEWS - March 28, 2011 


In This Issue
Office Space for Lease
Purchasing Synopsis
Employ Florida Job Link
Tech Know Expo
Business Breakfast - April 7
2011 Life & Style Expo
Scheduled Events
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Downtown Melbourne Lease


150 SQ. FT. $190.00/MONTH
378 SQ. FT. $700.00/MONTH


Lease office space in downtown Melbourne from the champion of Pro-Business! Located in the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida's building, a variety of sizes are available. Common areas include reception area and use of two different conference rooms when not in use by the chamber. Lease a single desk for only $190/mo which includes water and electricity, or lease a full 378sf for only $700/mo. Lots of activity in this great location.  Address:  1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne 32901.


chamber lease spaceFor more information, call National Realty at 321-723-3664 or Email: Michael Corcoran at 


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The Tech Know Expo will offer a variety of free classes, hands-on workshops, exhibits and gadgetry displays at the auditorium and media center at Viera High School, 6103 Stadium Parkway on Tuesday, March 29, from 8:45 AM to 5:30 PM. A drawing will be held for a mini Dell laptop computer during the day-long event geared for all technology skill levels.

A complete schedule of events and pre-registration is available online at For more information call 321.242.1235.  FREE Admission, FREE Parking

Business Breakfast - April 7

  Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront - 7:00 AM


This month's breakfast will feature a Joint Military Presentation, highlighting the Air Force 920th Rescue Wing and AFTAC, both based at Patrick Air Force Base, and the Naval Ordinance Test Unit, based at Port Canaveral.  Our breakfast is being sponsored by:    

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Our guest speakers: 



  Col. Dunn


920th Rescue Wing


Colonel Robert L. Dunn is the commander of the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick AFB, Fla. 

 Col. Roberts

Vice Commander



Col. James E. Roberts is the vice commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla.

 Captain James Kuzma

Commanding Officer

Naval Ordinance Test Unit


Captain James M. Kuzma assumed Command of Naval Ordnance Test Unit in July 2008. 


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Saturday - MAY 7, 11AM to 6PM


Be one of the first to register for a booth at the 2nd Annual Life & Style EXPO, presented by the Better Business Council of the Melbourne Regional Chamber.


Taking place at the prestigious Lexus of Melbourne, our Premier Sponsor and Event Host,  this event will feature some of the area's finest business and community organizations, displaying information about their products and services, all of which affect our daily Life & Style.      


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Fun for the whole family, this event will feature specialties for Moms in honor of Mother's Day, Children's activities, delicious food and beverages, and a style show.      



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Tuesdays, March 29th through April 5th, 6:30 PM - Duran Golf Club - Chamber Women's Networking on the Greens.  Location:  7032 Stadium Parkway, Viera 32955.  Duran Golf Club offers the opportunity for Chamber Women to learn and play the game of golf, while networking on the beautiful greens of Duran.  For the beginner-Fun, 6-week learning series offered Tuesday evenings.  Five one-hour classes covering all aspects of the game, with a wrap-up, 9 hole Par 3 golf event featuring wine and cheese social! Limited to 8 participants. RSVP to either, or call 321-504-7776 x 7460. Cost per person $125 (Clubs provided if needed!).  For those who play-Executive Woman's Golf League is offered every Tuesday at 6:30 PM on the lighted Par 3 Golf Course. Cost $10 per player.


Tuesday, March 29th, 8:45 - 5:30PM - Viera Voice Tech Know Expo.  Location:  Viera High School Auditorium & State-of-the-Art Media Center, 6103 Stadium Parkway, Viera.  The Tech Know Expo will offer a variety of free classes, hands-on workshops, exhibits and gadgetry displays.  A complete schedule of events and pre-registration is available online at For more information, call 321.242.1235.  FREE Admission, FREE Parking.


Thursday, April 7th, 7:15 AM - Business Breakfast of Champions.  Location: Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront, 3101 North Hwy. A1A Melbourne, Florida 32903. Sponsored by Buena Vida Estates.  Topic:  Joint Military Presentation.  Speakers:  Col. Robert L. Dunn, 920th Rescue Wing; Col. James E. Roberts, Air Force Technical Applications Center.  Costs: $18.00 prepaid online reservations; $25.00 at the door/invoiced; $30.00 potential members.  For information, call (321) 724-5400, ext 231.  



Tuesday, April 5th, 11:30 AM - The Innovators Leads Club Meeting.  Location:  Shells Seafood Restaurant, 1490 W. New Haven Avenue, West Melbourne.  For information, call Joe Nicolosi at (321) 757-9797.


Wednesday, April 6th, 8:30 AM - Leads Avenue Leads Club Meeting.  Location:  TBD.  For information, call Colette Wood at (321) 242-4575.


Wednesday, April 6th, 12 Noon - Money Makers Leads Club Meeting.  Location:  Courtyard by Marriott, 2101 W. New Haven Avenue.  For information, call Tom Taranto at (321) 961-2871.  




Friday, April 1st, 11 AM - SCORE Small Business Counseling (FREE) Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber. For more information call: (321) 254-2288.  




Thursday, March 31, 2011 - Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening - Brevard County Fair 2011 - 5:30 - 10PM (Actual Cut at 5:30 PM)  **** Brevard County Fair 2011****  Location:  2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, Florida 32935.  Wickham Park northside, near the Pavilion.  Adjacent to Brevard Community College, Melbourne Campus South parking lot, just east of the fire station located on Wickham Road.  (nearest East/West street is Post Road).



Friday, April 1 - Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting 4 - 6:30 PM (Actual Cut 4:30 PM)

****Space Coast Business Center****

Location:  115 N.W. Hickory Street, West Melbourne 32904.  (From New Haven turn North onto Hickory, West of Minton Road.)  Event will feature refreshments, entertainment and charity raffle. Website: