It is with great sadness that we mention that the Former Palm Bay Mayor, Mel Broom, peacefully passed away on August 12, 2017. He was 89. Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Mel joined the Navy where he served for 20 years. A wake service will be held Friday, August 18th from 4-7 pm at Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, August 19th at 10:30 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Babcock Street, Palm Bay A reception will be held following the funeral at the Knights of Columbus Hall on South Babcock St. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Space Coast Early Intervention Center.
TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY TO ENSURE YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS CURRENT WITH THE CHAMBER
All those in good standing as of August 18 will get a free listing in the 2018 Business Directory and Community Guide
. We are printing 10,000 copies of the guide and there will be a digital version on the Chamber website along with the cities of Palm Bay, West Melbourne and Melbourne. This is huge exposure for your membership, so please check to ensure your company membership profile is correct.
Join us next Wednesday for our
Business After Hours Mingle at Shore Lanes
. Network with Chamber members and enjoy a drink and appetizers. Feel free to stay later to enjoy a discounted game of bowling at this fun establishment.
Save the date for the
Space Coast Symposium
on Friday September 22, from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at the Space Coast Convention Center off 520 in Cocoa. This event features State and county leaders providing panel discussions about the state of Brevard County. This is a “do not miss” event featuring confirmed participants: Florida Senator Dorothy Hukill; Florida State Representatives Thad Altman, Thomas Goodson and Randy Fine; Space Coast Economic Development Commission President & CEO Lynda Weatherman; Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Eric Garvey; Port Canaveral Port Authority Chairman Thomas Weinber; Indian River Lagoon Council Executive Director Duane De Freese; Space Florida Senior VP & COO Jim Kuzma; Brevard County Commissioner James Barfield; Orlando Melbourne International Airport Executive Director Greg Donovan; Home Builders & Contractors Association of Brevard President Michelle Masline, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey and Brevard County School Board Chairwoman Misty Belford. Sponsorships and Corporate Tables are available for this prestigious event.
All the best,