July 2019 Newsletter
A Word from the Director:
  We hope you are having a wonderful summer! While we are on break from our monthly meetings, your Chamber continues to work hard on preparing for the upcoming season. We suggest that you check and update your information on your Chamber profile so it is accurate on our online directory.    As always, we are here to serve you. We are only a phone call or email away, so please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist you. We hope to see you at our next luncheon meeting on Wednesday, September 4th. 

Toastmasters Update:  Karyna Crowley from FRANK-KEYS LANDSCAPING, Inc.  won for Best Table Topics speaker at our July 10th meeting  and Mary Brady from Ocean Reef Club Sotheby's International Realt y won Best Table Topics at our July 24th meeting. Do you get nervous speaking in front of large groups?  How did you get to where you are? We'd love to hear YOUR STORY...  Please see below details and join us at our next meeting on  August 14th, you won't regret it! 
2019-2020 Luncheon Schedule
1st Wednesday of the month September-June


September 4, 2019 @ The Golf Clubhouse
October 2, 2019 @ The Golf Clubhouse
November 6, 2019 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef
December 4, 2019 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef
THURSDAY January 2, 2020 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef 
February 5, 2020 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef

March 4, 2020 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef
April 1, 2020 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef
May 6, 2020 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef
June 3, 2019 @ The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef 
Purchase the 2019-2020 luncheon package today to save! 
Purchase a Luncheon Package for $270.  The Chamber organizes 10 luncheons  throughout the year at the cost of $35 per attendee. Pay for these luncheons  in advance and save $80 for the year.
Become a Luncheon Sponsor...
Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!

For only $100, your logo will be placed in the luncheon invitation, and prominently displayed on the welcome screen at the luncheon. Have marketing material you want to distribute? Bring it in to be placed at every table for maximum exposure. You will also be given additional time during introductions to tell us about your business. Only three sponsors are allowed per luncheon.

Topics this year include updates from ORCA and Ocean Reef Club, meet the candidates, coral reef restoration, and Cyber security. Have an idea for a speaker or luncheon topic? Email Jill at Director@oceanreefchamber.org 

Toastmasters Club Meeting:
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary offers Restoration Blueprint:
Sponsorship Opportunity:
Events Happening in the Community: 
Space for Rent: Suit B-201 at the Plaza Building

Looking for a Job? These Chamber Members are Hiring...

 Contact Delle Cleaveland

Office: (305) 451-0007


Looking for an office manager to run their new office (5 Barracuda)
*Needs to be strong in Quickbooks*

Also looking for a full time experienced technician
Interested? Reach out to Al Garcia at al@alswifi.com or 305-257-9434



For  seasoned producers the ideal person should have the following:
  • Established relationships with realtors or mortgage brokers
  •  FL General Lines Insurance 220 license (desired)
  •  3+ years of experience in sales - Negotiable
  •  Bachelor's Degree
  •  Willing to travel and engage in networking activities outside of regular business hours
  •   Excellent oral and written communications, interpersonal, prospect and client relationship development, and decision-making skills
  •   Must be Detail oriented, team player and results oriented with a self-drive to succeed

 For the Producer In Training to Stay in Personal Lines
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Tech savvy
  •  Will get licensed after joining our team
  • Willing to travel and engage in networking activities outside of regular business hours
  •  Excellent oral and written communications (preferably English and Spanish), interpersonal, prospect and client relationship development, and decision-making skills.
  • Must be Detail oriented, team player and results oriented with a self-drive to succeed
This will be a salary based / commission / production incentive position with a full benefits package and T&E expenses covered.

Contact Yaritza Morris
Private Client Leader
Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc. dba. TR Jones & Co.
at (305) 246-7528 or  ymorris@bbinsfl.com

Full time help in office.

To apply, please contact Eileen Plasky at
eileen@epdesigngroup.com  or 305.735.4589



To apply, please contact Katya Andrade at kandrade@fkcs.org or 305-852-4246 x235 or fax at 305-852-6902.

Youth Mentor

Would you or someone you know enjoy a career inspiring young people?
The Florida Keys Children's Shelter seeks individuals to work directly with preteens and teens at its Children's Center in the Upper Florida Keys. Starting pay is $15-16 an hour. Some evenings and weekends are required. You must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent, have a valid Florida driver's license, and be able to pass a comprehensive background check and drug screening. Experience working with youth and a bachelor's degree are preferred. Send your resume to info@fkcs.org or 73 High Point Rd., Tavernier, FL 33070, or fax to 305-852-6902.



Looking for help in the office with work orders, deposits, answering phone calls, etc.

Interested? Reach out to MJ at  305-451-9796  for more details

Job Opportunity Submitted
Contact Name
Lorenzo Giles
Contact Phone
Contact Email
Job Title
A/V Technician, Programmer, Field Manager
Job Description
Please Email: Lorenzo@itssimplified.com for application and inquiries about these positions.

Please review our website for more information on our services. www.itssimplified.com


The Ocean Reef Community Association (ORCA) in North Key Largo is hiring! 
Interested in joining our team? Check out our website at:  orcareef.com
Positions are available in the following areas:
(click on the job title for more details)

ORCA Administration Vacancies:
  • Receptionist (Temporary - Full-Time)
Ocean Reef Public Safety Department:
Full-Time Access Control Officer (Welcome Center)
North Key Largo Utility Corporation:
Wastewater Treatment Operator
Collection Systems Technician
ORCAT and The Grayvik Animal Care Center:
Part-Time Animal Care Assistant
Full-Time Animal Services Technician
Ocean Reef Volunteer Fire Department:
Volunteer Firefighter
For consideration, please apply online at  orcareef.com and send your resume to:
Talent Acquisition Division
OCEAN REEF COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION  orcaemployment@orcareef.com 


$10-11.00 per hour depending on experience
Call Nicole at 305-367-2036 or email nicole@ownerrentalgroup.com
Experience Preferred, Must Pass Background

The UPS Store at Ocean Reef- Now Hiring!


Apply via email attention Michele Beach: store6171@theupsstore.com 


Job Opportunity Submitted
Contact Name
Christina Watson
Contact Phone
Contact Email

Job Title
Part time receptionist
Job Description
Please call or email Christina if you're interested in applying.  


Zero Dress Code in Islamorada is looking for a 
Full-time or Part-time Sales Position  

The Dress Code in Ocean Reef is looking for a 
Part-time Sales or Seasonal Position
Send Resume to  ZeroDressCode@gmail.com/ Inquire in person at either location or Call Suzi 305-393-4445
Thank you!

Did you Know? 

Let us help you promote your next event, post your job openings, or sh are your member member deals.  The Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce is happy to:

Complimentary (on our website):
-Post job openings
-Share member to member specials
-Post current coupons being offered

Minimal fee:
-Send e-blast to our contact list on your behalf
-Feature your story on our newsletter
-Post flyers on our social networks 

Contact us at 305-367-3646 to find out more!