"Building our community"
August 2019 Calendar
Date/Time: August 1st / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: The Pig Bar-B-Q / 450102 State Road 200, Callahan, Florida

Info: This month's guest speaker is Lynnette Najimy of Beansprout Productions. She will discuss how social media can (and should) integrate into your business marketing plan. Whether you are a small business, a nonprofit organization, or an entrepreneur, social media, when understood and approached in the right way, can boost your brand, your visibility, your customer satisfaction, and your bottom line.

Cost: Members: $15 / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: August 1st / 5:00 PM

Location: Golden Dog Title & Trust / 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 201-J, Fernandina Beach, Florida (Upstairs, Above the Chamber office!)

Info: Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of Golden Dog Title & Trust. The ribbon will be cut promptly at 5:00 PM with a brief reception to follow.

Cost: Free
Date/Time: August 6th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: Nassau County Chamber of Commerce / 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: Hands-Only CPR is a public awareness campaign to encourage more people to act when they see a teen or adult suddenly collapse. The Hands-Only CPR course is under an hour long and will not meet requirements if you need certification for your job - but it just might help you save a life! 

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: August 7th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: Nassau County Chamber of Commerce / 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: The Island Council is a special interest group of the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce . The purpose of the Island Council is focused exclusively on understanding the distinct challenges of Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island and advocating for a business environment that allows them to compete, grow, and create jobs. This month's guest speaker will be Eric Belley of North Atlantic Painting Company.

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: August 8th / 9:00 AM

Location: BoxDrop Yulee / 96088 Victoria's Place, Yulee, Florida

Info: Join us on Thursday, August 8th at the ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for BoxDrop Yulee. There will be a brief reception following the ribbon cutting, with a light brunch/breakfast provided by Salt Life Food Shack.

Cost: Free
Date/Time: August 9th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: Nassau County Chamber of Commerce / 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: We can all be better leaders by first working to learn more about ourselves and what motivates us. Whether it's your family, your business, your team or your charity, everyone can benefit from better leadership skills. In this hour-long presentation, guest speaker Judy Prokopiak will discuss ideas that will change how you interact with co-workers, employees, customers and family, and she will help you take steps to become a true leader. 

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: August 13th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: The Reserve at Amelia / 85041 Christian Way, Yulee, Florida

Info: The Yulee Council meeting is a great opportunity grow your business, share ideas and make new local business connections. Newcomers to the group are always welcome. This month's guest speaker will be Cindy Rogers with UF Health Wildlight.

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: August 15th / 5:00-7:00 PM

Location: The Lakeside at Amelia Island / 649 Amelia Island Parkway, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: Business After Hours is Nassau County's largest monthly networking event. This month's Business After Hours event will be hosted by The Lakeside at Amelia Island. There will be food, drinks and prize drawings. Advanced registration is required in order to attend. Space is limited, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.

Cost: Members: $5 / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: August 19th / 11:30-1:00 PM

Location: Fernandina Beach Golf Club / 2800 Bill Melton Road, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: EmpowHER! is a Professional Women’s Network which enhances the personal and professional growth of business women in Nassau County. Luncheons include guided roundtable discussions on trending topics, an inspiring speaker and mentoring and partnership opportunities that will help drive careers. This month's guest speaker is Megha Parekh, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for the Jacksonville Jaguars. ADVANCED PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION ARE REQUIRED IN ORDER TO ATTEND.

Cost: Members: $25 / Prospective Members: $40
Date/Time: August 29th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: Nassau County Chamber of Commerce / 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: Meetings with individual Commissioners will be scheduled periodically throughout the year. The program gives Chamber of Commerce members the opportunity to discuss topics in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. There is no agenda for these meetings. Business leaders will have an opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns, while simultaneously giving the Commissioners a chance to learn more about businesses within their district. This month's guest will be City of Fernandina Beach Commissioner Mike Lednovich.

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: August 30th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: Island Time Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt / 306 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: NetPerks is a great opportunity to make connections with local business people and professionals that can help generate referrals for your business. There will be coffee, light refreshments and door prizes, too!

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25