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Issue: 1247November 19  |  2012
Small Business Saturday KICK-OFF |  SAT, Nov. 24, 9-10AM


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The Melbourne Regional Chamber will be celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 24. To tie in with the Chamber's existing IGoLocal program, we will be hosting a kick-off celebration at 9AM on SATURDAY, November 24, at our office in downtown Melbourne.

We will be distributing the two hundred $25 American Express® Shop Small® Gift Cards to those who registered on our website, along with Small Business Saturday tote bags and a list of participating businesses. 

To register on the Chamber website for a $25 American Express® Shop Small® Gift Card, CLICK HERE.  (You must be 18 years or older to register. This promotion is courtesy of American Express and the Small Business Saturday Program)

For information on how your small business can participate, contact Christine Michaels at
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Please Note: The Chamber offices will be closed on Thursday & Friday, November 22 and 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, and will re-open on Saturday, November 24, from 9-10AM for the Small Business Saturday Kick-off event.  Details of the kick-off event are outlined below.



Saturday, November 24th, 9-10AM - Small Business Saturday/Shop Small Kick-off.  Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne 32901. In support of the IGoLocal Program, the Chamber is participating in Small Business Saturday/Shop Small by giving away $25 American Express Gift Cards to the first 200 people to register online for the kick-off event.  The $25 AmEx Gift Card is redeemable at Shop Small participating merchants on Saturday, November 24, 2012.  The first 200 registrant card winners will be notified by the Chamber via email and must present a valid photo ID at the Chamber kickoff event on Saturday morning to claim the gift card (You must be 18 years or older to register. This promotion is courtesy of American Express and the Small Business Saturday Program).  A list of participating Chamber merchants will also be available for shoppers.  Register online at  For more information, call (321) 724-5400.


Wednesday, November 28th, 8-9:30AM - Power Breakfast.  Location: Duran Golf Club, 7032 Stadium Parkway, Viera 32940.  Guest Topic:  A New Home for Atlantis.  Speaker:  William W. Moore, Chief Operating Officer - Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Cost: $25 members prepaid online, $35 members at the door/invoiced, $35 potential members.  CLICK HERE to register.


Wednesday, November 21st, 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, November 21st, 12Noon - Money Makers Leads Club Meeting.  Location:  Taranto Realty, 2450 Minton Road, Melbourne 32904. For information, call club president Tom Taranto at (321) 961-2871.


Tuesday, November 27th, 8AM - Government Affairs Committee Meeting.  Location:  Melbourne Regional Chamber.  For information, call (321) 724-5400.


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

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