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Weekly NEWS - June 6, 2011 


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4th Annual WE Banquet
Event Schedule
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A Royal Affair 


The 4th Annual WE Awards Banquet
Thursday, June 23, at 6PM 


 Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront 


donnie brownGuest Speaker: 


of the Style Network's

"Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?"   




Don't miss this rare opportunity to enjoy Donnie's over-the-top comedic flair that has made him a fan favorite for eleven seasons of the Style Network's  "Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?"  


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Contact Diane Gabik at 

or call (321) 724-5400, ext. 238.   

or CLICK HERE for Sponsorship Flyer


CLICK HERE to register for Corp. Table ($650) 

CLICK HERE to register as Individual ($45)


Thursday, June 9th, 8:30 - 9:30 AM - Women of Excellence Committee Meeting.  Location:  Holy Land Stone Company, LLC, 733 North Drive, Suite E, Melbourne 32934.  Speaker:  Penny Martin.  Cost:  Free to members, $10 non-members.  R.S.V.P. online at  For more information, call Cassie at (321) 724-5400, ext. 231.


Thursday, June 9th, 4 - 6PM - Trades Council Labor Law Briefing.  Location:  Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne.  Sponsor:  Fox Janitorial.  Topic:  Hour and Wage Laws - How to be Compliant.  Speaker:  Herman W. Garrett, Consultant.  Please R.S.V.P. online at  For more information, call (321) 724-5400. 


Tuesday, June 14th, 5 - 7PM - Chamber 2040 Networking Social.  Location:  Florida Keys Piano Bar & Island Pasta, 901 East New Haven Avenue, Melbourne 32901.  Reservations Required.  Costs: $20.00 prepaid online reservations, $25.00 at the door/invoiced, $30.00 potential members.  Register online at  For information, call (321) 724.5400, ext. 231. 


Wednesday, June 15th, 4 - 6PM - Palm Bay Area Business Council Meeting.  Location:  Comfort Suites, 1175 Malabar Rd. NE.  Speaker:  Jeffrey Schloesser, AAR Airlift Division President.  Limited seating - Please R.S.V.P. to Chuck at (321) 724-5400, ext. 230.


Thursday, June 16th, 11:30 AM - 1 PM - Business Toolkit Series.  Location:  Melbourne Regional Chamber Auditorium.  Topic:  Human Resources Round Table.  Speaker:  Marilyn M. Jenkins, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR.  Cost: (incl. box lunch) $25 members and Barry University Alumni; $40 non-members.  Optional:  $40 "Pick-A-Pair" package - Register for 2 sessions and save $10.  Register online for single session at, or call Cassie to register for 2 "Pick-A-Pair" sessions at (321) 724.5400, ext. 237. 




Tuesday, June 7th, 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, June 8th, 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, June 9th, 7:45 AM - Beach Referral Group Leads Club Meeting.  Location:  Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne. For information, call Alan Kershaw at (321) 750-3233.




Tuesday, June 7th, 8AM - Small Business Council meeting. Presentation on Small Business Taxation by Wayne Cooper, Whittaker Cooper Financial Group. Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne.  For more information, call 724-5400 ext. 230


Wednesday, June 8th, 11:30 AM - West Melbourne Business Association Meeting.  Location:  Buena Vida Estates, 2129 W. New Haven Avenue, West Melbourne.  For information, call Wayne Cooper at (321) 723-3352.


Friday, June 10th, 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: