|WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!|
|The Egg & I |
1114 Thomas Dr.
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 249 5200
Mark S. Swartz
|Chick-fil-A Leadercast 2012 |
Chick-fil-A Leadercast 2012
Friday, May 4, 2012
7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Gulf Coast State College
Click HERE to view speaker lineup.
Several Silver sponsorships are still available ($250). Includes 2 tickets to the event, logo on signage, display table to promote business.
Many lucky seat/lucky row opportunities to win prizes - including 2 Southwest round trip tickets!
Chamber Members: $67*
SEND 10 OR MORE EMPLOYEES FOR A RATE OF $57 PER PERSON!
Purchase tickets HERE.
Click here to view details and sponsors.
*Call the Beach Chamber at 235-1159 for promo code.
Navigator Lunch & Learn Workshop
Are you a speaker? Can you present a one-hour workshop on a professional, technical, motivational or 'other' subject that will be useful to business professionals? Then we'd like to hear from you! Click HERE.
|Member-to-Member Deal of the Week |
|Upcoming Chamber Events |
7:00 AM-3:30 PM--Chick-fil-A Leadercast 2012, Gulf Coast State College Amelia Center
5:00-7:00 PM--Business After Hours, Boatyard Restaurant
7:30 AM -3:30 PM--3rd Annual Women's Work-Life Symposium, FSU PC Holley Center
5:00-7:00 PM--Business After Hours & Symposium Showcase, FSU PC Holley Center
|3rd Annual Women's Work-Life Symposium |
|The Symposium is Friday, June 8, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM at FSU PC's Holley Center. Find practical solutions & strategies for creating a work-life balance. Featuring six professional female speakers from around the country (click HERE to view speakers; click HERE to view event details).
Keynote Sessions, Breakout Workshops, Networking Breakfast, Buffet Lunch, Wine Reception, Exhibitor Showcase, Drawings, Giveaways, Symposium Goody Bags
|HYPE Nights Out|
Guys Night Out
Wednesday, May 2 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM; Wine World (Breakfast Point Shopping Plaza) 11160 Panama City Beach Pkwy. Hang out with the guys at the beer tasting and have a beer or two... FREE for HYPE members or $10 for non-HYPE members. Email Kristopher@PCBeach.org to RSVP.
LEADS Group A meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at Liza's Kitchen Cafe & Catering, 7328 Thomas Drive, at 12:00 PM. The group is led by Erven Sewell. For more info call Erven at (850) 258-4468.
LEADS Group B meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at Liza's Kitchen Cafe & Catering, 7328 Thomas Drive, at 12:00 PM. The group is led by Leslie Brashear at 925-788-9045 / firstname.lastname@example.org. |
|Monday the Thirtieth||
Tomorrow, May 1, we invite all Beach Chamber members to attend a Chamber Meeting with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio. The event will take place at Wyndham Bay Point Resort from 10:00-11:00 am. Senator Rubio will address Chamber members for 20 minutes, followed by an extensive Q&A session and, time permitting, a photo opportunity.
Please feel free to bring or send as many of your employees & staff as you would like. There is no maximum limit, however, the event is open exclusively to Beach Chamber Members. Call or email Catherine Collins at catherine@PCBeach.org or 850-235-1159 by 12:00 noon today. We need each attendees' name, organization, phone number and position/title within the organization for security reasons.
This Friday, the Beach Chamber is proud to host the Chick-fil-A Leadercast at the Amelia Center at Gulf Coast State College. Tickets are still for sale; Chamber members cost $67 or Corporate Blocks of 10+ cost $57 per person. This all day event will feature 10 speakers and authors on the subject of Leadership, and the choices we make that lead to better leadership. We hope you will attend; click HERE to purchase tickets.
On a personal note, I would like to congratulate a member of our staff, Kristopher McLane, on his marriage to the beautiful Kristie McLane (formerly Canaday)! We wish you both all the best!
Have a wonderful week.
Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO
2012 Copper Collar 5K Run on Friday, May 4 at St. Andrews State Park. Registration at 6:30 AM; race begins at 8:05 AM; 9:00 AM post race social and award ceremony. For details contact Daniel Luberto at 850-235-5259.
Man of La Mancha, the classic musical drama based on the 17th century novel Don Quixote, is presented at Kaleidoscope Theatre on May 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20. Showtimes are 7:30 pm on Friday & Saturdays; 2:00 pm on Sundays. For reservations call 850-265-3226. KT is located at 207 E. 24th St. in Lynn Haven. For more info visit www.kt-online.org.
Cinco De Mayo at ZooWorld on Saturday, May 5 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. All admissions are $5 each; no other discounts apply. Mexican food available. Animal Shows will still be held.
Ron Jon Surf Shot & United Way 5th Annual Beach Clean Up on Sunday, May 6 at 4:00 pm at the Dan Russell Municipal Pier. The pier is directly across the street form Ron Jon in Pier Park. Rain date of June 3.
Fog Horn Golf Tournament on Monday, May 7 at Hombre Golf Club; 1:00 pm Shot Gun start. 33rd Annual Chuck Mateer Golf Classic (Dustoff) on Friday, May 11; 10:00 am Shot Gun start. For more details contact Tim Rose at 800-331-6338.
$50,000 Could Be Awarded to Jinks Middle School from Rack Room Shoes for a renovation grant. Jinks is 1 in 400 schools to win this grant so please go to www.rackroomshoes.com by Monday, May 7 to vote!
Beach Lighting Community Meeting on Thursday, May 10 from 7:00-9:00 pm at the PCB Senior Center Lyndell Building. This event will inform and answer questions about beach lighting ordinances that will need to be met by May 1, 2013. This is an educational and networking workshop, free to the public. For more info contact Lin Bradley at 850-248-8291.
Sip & Savor Wine & Food Pairing on Thursday, May 10 at the Boatyard from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. This will be a spectacular evening of food, wine, music and friendship. $50 per person; 200-person limit. Hosted by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association; benefits the FRLA Educational Foundation. Call 850-249-9273 for more info. or click HERE for details.
Sixth Annual Putting for Patriots Fundraiser on Friday, May 11 - Monday, May 28. This national event occurs simultaneously at 33 Pirate's Cove, Pirate's Island and Jungle Golf miniature golf courses throughout the U.S.; the event support three charities which serve our wounded, their families and survivors of the fallen.
Festival of the Arts & Gumbo Cook-off on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 at the Palms Conference Center. Local artists & craftsmen's creations; restaurants & individuals will compete with their best gumbo recipes to become the "Best Gumbo in Bay County!" Prizes, rides, children's area; admission is free. For more info visit www.pcbartshow.com. Benefits the Boys & Girls Club.
Troy University Information Session for Graduate Degree programs will be held on Thursday, May 17 from 5 pm-7 pm at the Troy University Panama City Campus. Contact Dr. Trey Fitch for more information at 850-747-0634 or email@example.com.
ZooWorld's 20th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, May 19 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. All admissions are $1 each (no other discounts apply).
The Junior Service League of Panama City presents "Mystique: A Wedding To Die For" on Saturday, May 19, 7:00 pm at the Martin Theatre. Engagement party at 6:00 pm; experience local flavors and silent auction. Reception to follow with live music and wedding cake. Tickets $30; call 850-763-8080. Seating is limited; wedding attire!
4:00 PM--Ambassador Meeting at Triple J Steakhouse, Thomas Dr.
4:00 PM--Grand Opening of AL.com at Spinnaker, 8795 Thomas Dr.
12:00 noon--Ambassador Lunch at Boatyard Restaurant
4:00 PM--Dual Grand Opening of Pearle Vision Center, 11570 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Suite 100
4:00 PM--Grand Opening of Whataburger on Panama City Beach Pkwy. in front of Lowe's next to Hardee's
12:00 PM--Ambassador Lunch at Schooner's, Thomas Drive
12:00 PM--Ambassador Lunch at Triple J Steakhouse, Thomas Dr.
| Community Meetings|
9:00 AM--County Commissioner Meeting, 840 W. 11th St.
9:00 AM--Combined TDC/CVB Meeting, Beach City Hall.
8:30 AM--EDA Meeting, FSU PC
6:00 PM--City Council Meeting, Panama City Beach City Hall