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2012 Florida TECHXPO
TECHNOVATION AWARDS BANQUET

Monday, October 8, 6PM.
Hilton Melbourne Beach

 

TECHXPO Exposition
Tuesday, October 9, 10AM-4PM
Clemente Center at FIT.



DEFENDERS CAR SHOW

Saturday, October 20, 9AM
FIT Aviation
 

MARTINIS & MISTLETOE

Friday, December 7, 6PM
Rosner Chevrolet


 

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Issue: 1237September 10  |  2012
Better Business Council Annual Membership Drive
S E P T E M B E R   2012

 

The Chamber's Better Business Council is holding its Annual Membership Drive this month!

 

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  • BBC Membership identity
  • Priority referrals
  • A categorical listing Website BBC page


And if you join during our membership drive, you will also receive:
 

  • The Chamber's membership list in Excel (valued at $200.00),
  • 1-year's advertisement in Chamber's Information Center
  • One FREE entry to, and introduction at, the Chamber's October Business Breakfast at the Radisson Suite Hotel
  • A chance to win a radio advertising package from WSBH 98.5 "The Beach"


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Defenders Car Show  |  October 20, 2012  -  9AM-4PM
   
Announcing the 2nd Annual Defenders Car Show!
New this year: The Defenders Car Show will be held in conjunction with the Florida Tech Aviation Day event.  See awesome aircraft and totally cool cars all in one place!   
 
Date: October 20, 2012
Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: Florida Tech. Aviation, 801 Harry Goode Way, Melbourne 32901
FREE to the Public. Car Registration: $15 in advance, $20 day of show, $50 Corporate Vehicle Registration, $50 Vendor Table Space.  
 
Judging & Awards: 1st & 2nd Place People's Choice Awards in each category plus 2 additional best in show trophies awarded by Melbourne Regional Chamber and the Melbourne Police Foundation.
 

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E V E N T S
 

Tuesday, September 11th, 7:30-9AM - Chamber2040 Leadership Development Series. Hosted and Sponsored by: Holiday Inn-Viera, 8298 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne 32940. Topic: "Are You on Track?" Speaker: Bill Congelio, Financial Planner, New England Financial, a MetLife Company. Cost: Free to Chamber2040 members, $10 prospective members. Please R.S.V.P. online by September 10 at www.melbourneregionalchamber.com.
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Tuesday, September 11th, 11:30AM-1PM - "Food for Thought" Luncheon Series.  Location:  Melbourne Regional Chamber/Viera, 7720 N.  Wickham Road, Ste. 113, Viera, FL 32940.  Topic:  Investing 101 for Dummies.  Speaker:  Pete Piccoli, Financial Advisor.  Cost is free for chamber members, $10 non-members.  Please R.S.V.P. online at www.melbourneregionalchamber.com.  For information, call (321) 622-8998.
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Thursday, September 13th, 8:30-9:30AM - Women of Excellence committee Meeting.  Location:  Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne 32940; Small Chapel of the Scott Center - parking available near softball field, entrance on Holy Trinity Drive.  Speaker:  Catherine A. Ford, Headmaster of Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy.  Costs:  Free for members, $10 non-members.  R.S.V.P. requested online at www.melbourneregionalchamber.com.  

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Thursday, September 13th, 11:30AM-1PM - "Lunch and Learn" Viera/Suntree Luncheon.  Location:  Suntree Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive, Melbourne 32940.  Topic:  eReader Technology, presented by Barnes & Noble.  Cost:  $10.95 members, $11.95 non-members.  Please R.S.V.P. to Suntree Country Club at (321) 242-6230, ext. 0. 

 

Tuesday, September 18th, 5PM - Chamber Alive@5.  Location: Neptune Bar and Grill, 1462 Hwy A1A, Satellite Beach, FL 32937.  Costs:  $5 at the door - members; $10 at the door - guests.  Cash Bar.  Marketing opportunity: Reserve a Display Table for just $50. (Subject to availability).  For information, call (321) 724.5400, ext. 231.
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M E E T I N G S

Tuesday, September 11th, 9-10AM - Melbourne Business Watch.  Location:  Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne.  For more information, call Officer Ryan Allen at (321) 288-0274.

Wednesday, September 12th, 11:30AM-1PM - West Melbourne Business Association Meeting.  Location:  Buena Vida Estates, 2129 West New Haven Avenue, Melbourne 32904.

Friday, September 14th, 11AM - SCORE Small Business Counseling (FREE).  Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne.  For more information, call (321) 254-2288. 



R I B B O N   C U T T I N G S
 
Monday, September 10, 9AM-5PM - Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening - Trustco Bank
Ribbon Cut Time: 12 noon
Address/Directions: 2481 Croton Rd., Melbourne 32935. Corner of Lake Washington and Croton Rd.
Additional Details: First location in Brevard County. CEO of corporation will attend.  Company Description: Bank
www.trustcobank.com

 

Thursday, September 13, 4:30-6PM - Ribbon Cutting/Relocation - Brevard Achievement Center

Ribbon Cut Time: 5 p.m.
Address/Directions: 1845 Cogswell Street, Rockledge 32955. Building is located next to Eau Gallie High School at 1600 Eau Gallie Blvd. Our office will be upstairs at suite 205.
Additional Details: We are relocating our Melbourne office to this location. We will offer refreshments and door prizes.
Company Description: Agency that helps people with disabilities learn how to live life independently.
www.bacbrevard.com

 

Saturday, September 15, 6-9PM - Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Event: "Curls Night Out" - Jennifer James Hair Color Xperts

Ribbon Cut Time: 7:00pm
Address/Directions: 3164 Lake Washington Rd., Melbourne, FL32934.
Additional Details: Champagne, hors d'oeuvres. Senior national educator Michael Clopton launching New curls categorie, Dr. Saluja will be doing Botox on guest at a discount rate and a drawing for a gift basket from her, discount on booking eye lash extensions for future visit. Jennifer James Hair color experts will be drawing for a gift basket worth $400.00 full of Paul Mitchell Hair products and styling tools. Also drawing 4 Free total make overs for our "Color With Confidence" contest. Take home bags for everyone.
Company Description: Beauty Salon
www.Jenniferjameshaircolorxperts.com 

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Two convenient Locations to Serve Our Members:
 
MELBOURNE:
1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901
P: (321) 724-5400    |    F: (321) 725-2093
Hours:  Mon-Fri, 9AM - 4PM

VIERA/SUNTREE:
7720 N. Wickham Rd., Ste. 113, Melbourne, FL 32940 
P: (321) 622-8998
Hours:  Mon-Thur, 9AM - 3:30PM, Closed on Fridays