"Building our community"
September 2019 Calendar
Date/Time: September 4th / 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 Antoinette Richter with First Port City Bank.

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: September 5th / 12:00-1:00 PM

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

Info: This month's guest speaker will be Adrienne Burke, Director of Nassau County Planning and Economic Opportunity. Adrienne will give an update on the Western Nassau Heritage Preservation Project.

Cost: Members: $15 / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: September 10th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: Junior's Seafood Restaurant and Grill / 464073 State Road 200, 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 a representative from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), who will give a presentation about the A1A/SR 200 construction progress/updates.

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: September 11th / 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 Nassau County Commissioner Justin Taylor.

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: September 12th / 5:00 PM

Location: Amelia Island Surgery Center / 2416 Lynndale Road, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: Join us at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Amelia Island Surgery Center. The ribbon will be cut promptly at 5:00 P.M. with a brief reception to follow.

Cost: Free
Date/Time: September 17th / 8:30-9:30 AM

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

Info: Guest speaker Carlos Bustabad of  Carlos J. Bustabad Hypnosis will give an interactive presentation about how to manage and control negative thoughts, which are often the main cause of our daily stress and anxiety. Participants will not only learn how to manage these thoughts but also various techniques, teaching them how to avoid negative thoughts altogether. 

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: September 19th / 5:00-7:00 PM

Location: Sliders Seaside Grill / 1998 S. Fletcher Avenue, 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. This month's host will be Slider's Seaside Grill.

Cost: Members: $5 / Prospective Members: $25
Date/Time: September 24th / 11:30-1:00 PM

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

Info: Join us for the next Quarterly Luncheon with guest speaker Steve Goranson, who will be presenting 'Be Service Rich: Helping You Turn Your Customers Into a Force...Motivated and Passionate Salespeople'.   As a Business Coach and Employee Engagement Strategist for over 10 years, Steve Goranson has the tools and knowledge to help educate business professionals to become true leaders who can inspire change and attract and retain the best talent in their industry. His goal is to coach and advise business owners and executives about how to spend less time working in their business and more time working on their business. This event is sponsored by Keep Nassau Beautiful.

Cost: Members: $25 / Prospective Members: $40
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Date/Time: September 25th / 2:00 PM

Location: Tasty's Fresh Burgers & Fries - Wildlight / 20 Homegrown Way, Suite E, Yulee, Florida

Info: Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of the newest Tasty's location in Wildlight! The ribbon will be cut promptly at 2:00 P.M. with a brief reception to follow.

Cost: Free
Date/Time: September 26th / 5:30-7:30 PM

Location: Putt Putt Amelia Island / 6 N. Fletcher Avenue, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Info: This is not your average golf tournament for not your average player. Teams of 4 people will represent businesses throughout Nassau County and will compete for bragging rights and, of course, an illustrious and enviable trophy. There will be food, drinks and entertainment throughout the tournament. Join us for an amusing and fun-filled evening of teamwork and mischief. The entry fee for each team is $100.00 and spaces are limited. The registration deadline is Monday, September 16th. Advanced payment and registration are required in order to attend. 

Cost: $100 per team of 4 people
Date/Time: September 27th / 8:30-9:30 AM

Location: TCC Verizon Wireless / 1845 S. 8th 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! This month's host will be TCC Verizon Wireless.

Cost: Members: Free / Prospective Members: $25