CHAMBER INTEL
September 28, 2017
Message from the President
The humanitarian crisis that is occurring in Puerto Rico continues to worsen. If you would like to donate NEW items for the relief effort, they are looking for women’s and men’s pajamas, blankets, personal items such as: soap, deodorants, toothbrushes and paste and general personal hygiene items, adult diapers size L & XL, Basic over-the-counter medication, drinking water, feminine hygiene products, sleeping bags & cots, bed sheets, baby formula, diapers & children diapers and wipes, insect repellent, towels, first aid kits, building construction materials to help rebuild homes, canopies and tarps, pet food, kitchen supplies such as pots, pans, silverware, etc. and cardboard boxes and packing tape. The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce is a drop-off location and our hours are Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you would like to be a drop-off location, please email initbrevard@gmail.com .

Next week is our Monthly Luncheon featuring Jeff Piersall, CEO and Founder of Space Coast Media Group. He is always informative and motivating, so join us Wednesday, October 4 th at the Life Care Center from 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

A huge thank you to our Keynote Speaker at last Friday’s Space Coast Symposium, Congressman Bill Posey. I would also like to thank panelists, Florida Senator Dorothy Hukill, Florida Representatives Thomas Goodson, Thad Altman and Randy Fine, Dr. Duane De Freese, Jim Kuzma, Lynda Weatherman, Eric Garvey, Cliff Graham, Wayne Ivey, Thomas Weinberg, Michelle Masline, Misty Belford, John Denninghoff and Carolyn Gosselin. A special thank you to U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Rick Scott for sending personal messages for the Symposium. If you missed this fabulous event, please go to the Chamber’s Facebook page or our YouTube Channel at Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce to see all four sessions.

All the best,

Nancy Peltonen
President/CEO
Upcoming Chamber Events
Monthly Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Jeff Piersall, SCB Marketing
Join us for the Greater Palm Bay Chamber's Monthly Membership Luncheon. the Keynote Speaker will be Jeff Piersall, Co-founder of Space Coast Business Marketing. See more>>
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Ribbon Cutting
Join us for T-Mobile Ribbon Cutting which is opening a new store in Palm Bay Area! See more>>
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The 6th at 6:00!
Meet and enjoy some great food and drinks. Broken Barrel took a massive hit from Hurricane Irma and we would like to go out to show our support. We are hoping you could join us for some fun, great company and the best wings in Palm Bay!  See more>>
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The Official Greater Palm Bay Chamber Leads Group, Power Partners, help our members grow and develop their businesses through word of mouth referrals and maintaining positive and professional relationships! See more>>
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Come out for a great evening of networking and lively auction. This unique event is free and open to the public. Auction items include newspaper ads, magazine ads, radio ads, billboards, business cards, posters and postcard materials and so much more. These items go up for auction and you can use them to promote your business, and event or for general awareness. There are 40+ items and they go for a fraction of the retail value. It is a great time for small businesses and nonprofits to get advertising and marketing for pennies on the dollar. See more>>
"Winning The Holiday Marketing Frenzy" Workshop
Whether you have a retail shop, provide a specialized service, work business-to-business, or have a nonprofit in need of outreach, this workshop will provide simple strategies and practical tips for closing out 2017 on a high note and extending your success in 2018. See more>>
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