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Weekly NEWS - May 23, 2011 


In This Issue
Marriott Weekend Getaway Package
Purchasing Synopsis
Employ Florida Job Link
Hurricane Workshop & Party - June 1
Business Breakfast - June 2
Event Schedule
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Weekend Getaway

Marriott hotels including Fairfield Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites are offering an exciting Summer Promotion. 

Beginning May 15th, guests can enjoy amazing rates for weekend getaways between June 1 through September 5 at participating SpringHill Suites®, Residence Inn®, Fairfield Inn & Suites® and TownePlace Suites® hotels across the US and Canada.

When booking online, be sure to use promotional code WBZ in the corporate/promotional code box or visit our Summer Hotel Deal Page to view participating hotels. To book by phone, call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code WBZ.  Visit for details.


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Hurricane Workshop & Party!

June 1, From 3-5PM

Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront

Don't get caught unprepared!


Robert J. Goetz, CBA, FEMA trained, and EMI Certified, will present ONE Plan/ANY Disaster, a surefire way to disaster-proof your business.  Join us for this hands-on, interactive Workshop, and leave with a disaster plan in hand.

Then step out onto the hotel deck and enjoy our Happy-Hour "Hurricane Party" immediately following the seminar.  Cash Bar. Limited seating - R.S.V.P. to or call (321) 433-5570 or (321) 433-5572.  Display tables are available for $100 - CLICK HERE to register for a table or contact Diane Gabik at (321) 724-5400, ext. 238. 

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Business Breakfast

June 2, 7:15AM 

Suntree Country Club 

Our Guest Speaker, James Haworth, CEO - Lighting Science Group will share with us how
Lighting Science turns ideas into intelligent LED lighting solutions faster, better and more successfully than the competition.  

Costs: $18.00 prepaid online reservations; $25.00 at the door/invoiced; $30.00 potential members.  For information, call (321) 724-5400, ext 231.  CLICK HERE to register.  

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Tuesdays or Thursdays beginning May 10th and 12th at 6:30 PM - Chamber Women's Golf Clinic Session 2.   Don't be left out of the fun and networking! Learn to play golf!  Location:  Duran Golf Club, 7032 Stadium Pky, Viera 32940.  For the beginner- 6-week learning series offered Tuesday or Thursday evenings.  Five one-hour classes covering all aspects of the game, with a 9-hole, Par 3 wrap-up event.  Limited to 8 participants per session  R.S.V.P. to either, or call (321) 504-7776 x 7460. Cost per person $125 (Clubs provided if needed).  Thursdays - Chamber Women's Golf Clinic.  Location:  Duran Golf Club, 7032 Stadium Pky, Viera 32940.   Call 321-504-7776 x 7460.


Wednesday, June 1st, 3 - 7PM -  Hurricane Workshop & Party.  Location:  Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront, 3101 North Hwy. A1A Melbourne, Florida 32903.  Workshop 3-5PM, Guest Speaker: Robert J. Goetz, CBA, FEMA Trained, EMI Certified.  Display tables available for $100 each, as well as sponsorships - Contact Diane Gabik ext. 238.  R.S.V.P. to Heather Allen, or call (321)433-5570 or (321)433-5572.  HURRICANE PARTY immediately following seminar on the Oceanfront Deck, 5-7PM.  Cash Bar and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. 


Thursday, June 2nd, 7:15 AM - Business Breakfast of Champions.  Location: Suntree Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive, Melbourne 32940. Speaker:  James Haworth, CEO - Lighting Science Group.  Sponsor:  Bright House Networks.  Costs: $18.00 prepaid online reservations; $25.00 at the door/invoiced; $30.00 potential members.  For information, call (321) 724-5400, ext 231.  CLICK HERE to register. 


Thursday, May 26th, 3:30 - 5PM  - Free Networking & Referral Workshop.  Location:  Melbourne Regional Chamber.    Topic:  Maximize Your Personal and Social Networking Skills.  Presenters:  Richard and Cheri Martin, WCN Interactive.  Please CLICK HERE to R.S.V.P. online. For information, call (321) 724-5400.




Tuesday, May 24h, 11:30 AM - Leads R' Us Leads Club Meeting.  Location:  Brio Italiano, 2005 Vernon Place, downtown Melbourne.   For information, call Glenda O'Coin at (321) 254-1687.


Wednesday, May 25th, 12 Noon - The Exchange Referral Group Leads Club Meeting.   Location:  The Broken Barrel Tavern, 4700 Babcock St. NE, Palm Bay. For information, call Rylan McCart at (321) 727-0707. 


Thursday, May 26th, 7:45 AM - Beach Referral Group Leads Club Meeting.  Location:  Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront, 2605 Hwy. A1A, Indialantic.  For information, call Alan Kershaw at (321) 750-3233.




Friday, May 27th, 11 AM - SCORE Small Business Counseling (FREE) Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 254-2288.




Thursday, June 9, 2011 - Ribbon Cutting & Anniversary Celebration 4:30 - 7PM (Actual Cut 5PM)

**** Seacoast National Bank****  Location:  555 Murrell Road, Melbourne  32940.  Located on the S.W. corner of Murrell Road and Viera Blvd. in Viera East.  Event will feature Refreshments, doorprizes and giveaways.  Website:  


Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - Ribbon Cutting 4:30 - 7:30PM (Actual Cut 5:30PM)

**** My Creative Canvas, Inc.****  JOINT W/ COCOA BEACH.  Location:  7720 N Wickham Road, Unit 104, Melbourne, FL 32940.  From I-95 head east on Wickham Road.  Drive 1.2 miles and turn left on Interlachen Road.  Follow road as it veers right and continue to shopping center (Boardwalk of Suntree) on left. From  Beachside take Pineda Causeway west to Wickham Road.  Turn right (north) on Wickham Road and follow for 3.0 miles.  Turn right at Boardwalk of Suntree between Crispers and Regions Bank.  Located in the same retail center as the Melbourne Chamber Viera Office.  Event will feature Refreshments and door prizes.  Demonstrations will also be conducted throughout the evening allowing people to let their creativity flow!  Website: