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Weekly NEWS - October 17, 2011 



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Please note that Member Events/News is now being transitioned to LinkedIn


Chamber members can join any of the Chamber's LinkedIn groups and post any and all announcements, events, news, etc.  See below to get started.

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Business Breakfast - November 3
Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront
Sponsored by:  Health First 
Steven P. Johnson 


Did you know that

Health First's roots extend back to 1937 when Holmes Regional Medical Center opened as the first hospital in the county?


Join us for breakfast on November 3 at the Radisson when the new President and CEO, Steven Johnson, will provide an update on Health First and their innovative approach to healthcare.  

Register online at:  


Cost Pre-paid Members: $18.00/online 

(after Oct. 31 - $25.00 at the door)

Cost Future Members: $35.00

Reservation Deadline: Mon., October 31, 2011



Tuesday, October 18th, 11:30AM - 1PM - Chamber 2040 Luncheon. Location: Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place, 200 Rialto Place, Melbourne 32901. Guest Speaker: Philip F. Nohrr, GrayRobinson, P.A. Costs: $20 members online, $25 at door/invoiced, $30 non-members. For information, call (3210 724-5400, ext. 231.


Tuesday, October 18th, 5PM - Chamber Alive@5. Location: Firehouse Restaurant and Lounge, 923 E. New Haven Ave, Melbourne 32901. Costs: $5 at the door - members; $10 at the door - guests. Cash Bar. For information, call Tanya at (321) 724-5400, ext. 232.


Wednesday, October 19th, 11:30AM - 1PM - Viera Brown Bag Luncheon - Marketing Series. Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber/Viera, 7720 N. Wickham Road, Ste. 113 Viera, FL 32940. Topic: Using Social Media - "The New Networking." Speaker: Cindy Buccieri, Owner of CB Virtual Services. Costs: FREE, just bring your lunch. However, please R.S.V.P. online at


Thursday, October 20th, 11:30AM - 1PM - Small Business Toolkit Series. Location: Barry University, 1333 Gateway Drive, Ste. 1018-1019, Melbourne 32901. Topic:  Social Media Matters, Part 2 - "What Now?" Speaker:   Pamela Starr, Constant Contact. 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, October 25th, 4-6PM - Beaches Area Business Council Tabletop Expo - "Buy the Beach." Spotlight on Indian Harbour Beach. Location: City of Indian Harbour Beach Community Services Center at Gleason Park, 1233 Yacht Club Blvd. (Approx. ˝ mi. north of Eau Gallie Causeway, just east of S. Patrick Drive.) Our displaying vendors at this event will be Indian Harbour Beach member businesses, but it is FREE for all chamber members to attend, simply R.S.V.P. online at


Thursday, October 27th, 9-10AM - Melbourne Police Department Business Watch Kickoff Event. Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber. Welcome: Chief of Police Steve Mimbs, Introduction: Commander Marc Claycomb. Presented in coordination with Melbourne Regional Chamber and Melbourne Mainstreet. Refreshments provided by Croissant Chateau Bakery and 905 Café. For information, call (321) 724-5400.




Tuesday, October 18th, 11:30AM - The Innovators Leads Club Meeting. Location: Taranto Real Estate, 2468 Minton Rd., W. Melbourne 32904. For information, call club president Jim Taranto at (321) 960-0729.


Wednesday, October 19th, 8:30AM - Viera Leads Club Meeting. Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber/Viera, 7720 N. Wickham Road, Ste. 113, Viera, FL 32940. For information, call club president Collette Wood at (321) 242-4575.


Wednesday, October 19th, 12Noon - Money Makers Leads Club Meeting. Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 2101 W. New Haven Avenue. For information, call club president Tom Taranto at (321) 961-2871.




Tuesday, October 18th, 8:30AM - Ambassador Meeting. Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber. For information, call (321) 724-5400, ext. 236.


Friday, October 21st, 11AM - SCORE Small Business Counseling (FREE) Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber. For more information, call (321) 254-2288.




Thursday, October 20, 2011 - Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening, 4:30 - 5:30PM (Actual Cut 5PM)

***Richman Properties - Parkway Place Apartments*** Location: 3040 Bennett Lane, Melbourne, FL 32935. Wickham Road & Parkway Drive. East on Parkway Drive, entrance to Parkway Place will be on your right. The leasing office is straight ahead inside the clubhouse. Website: