The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce E-Newsletter. 
January 3, 2017

Date and Time: March 31, 2017 from 6:00-10:00 PM and Open Bar from 6:30-9:30 PM
Location: Pelican Preserve Golf Club
Cost: $65 per ticket and includes open bar for beer and wine, passed appetizers and casino dollars.

Click Here to Register Online

To donate an item please contact Landen Drake at

Thank you to Our Sponsors:
IBERIABANK ~ Enterprise Rent-A-Car ~ Pool Pros Inc ~ Jason's Deli
Thank You For Renewing!
Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT)
American Cancer Society
American Red Cross - Florida's Southern Gulf Chapter
Apple Transportation
Armstrong Pest Control, Inc.
B2 Solutions, Inc.
Best Moving & Storage/Allied Van Lines
Bock Healing Center
Boy Scouts of America - Southwest Florida Council
Brodeur Carvell Fine Apparel
Collins Vision
Dex Media
Gulf Coast Town Center
Capt. J.P./J.C. Cruises
Key West Express
Lee County Sheriff's Office
LeeSar Inc.
Must Do Visitor Guides, Siesta Publications, Inc.
Offshore Sailing School
PDQ Restaurant
RE/MAX Destination Realty
Steve's Painting Inc
TeamLogic IT
TECO Peoples Gas
Board and Brush Creative Studio
(239) 201-9074
The Good News Corner - Member News
Red Sox adding new fan experience to 2017 Spring Training
Last spring, the Boston Red Sox introduced its newest mascot, Tessie the Green Monster, who joined her big brother Wally at JetBlue Park.

Come February, Tessie will be back with Wally, and they are bringing a whole new mobile fan experience to Southwest Florida. The Red Sox Showcase, powered by...

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Around the Clock Fitness launches 90-Day Body Transform Challenge
In celebration of the New Year, Around the Clock Fitness has launched its annual 90-Day Body Transform Challenge, a three-month, community-wide fitness challenge, which awards $10,000 to the grand prize winner. Registration is available now through Jan. 31, and participants can begin the 90-day challenge anytime between Jan. 1 and Jan. 31. Registration is available for $99 for Around the Clock Fitness members and...

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January Member of the Month
Todd Cordisco
Vice President,
Public Relations & Development
SalusCare, Inc.
(239) 332-6937
Welcome December New Members

MedExpress Urgent Care(724)
Member Concierge Services
Committee Spotlight

Melissa Seacat
Spherion Staffing

I was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. I received my Associates of Arts degree in fashion merchandising/marketing from Widner University in Wilmington, Delaware, becoming a member of Who's Who of American Junior College students.

After college I moved to New Orleans. Louisiana where I worked in the retail and banking industries. In 1986 I moved back to Wilmington, Delaware where I started my sales career with the Gannett Corporation. In 1999 my family and I moved to Fort Myers, Florida where I continued my career with the Gannett Corporation. During my 25 years with Gannett I sold many advertising products including print, online, and direct mail and won many sales awards for my efforts. In my last year with Gannett, using my sales experience, I became a sales recruiter identifying quality sales people who would bring value to the Gannett family.

In March of 2012 I joined Spherion Staffing as the Business development Manager. As a business development manager, I identify sales leads, and sell Spherion services to new clients and maintain a good working relationship with new and existing contacts. I am the driving force behind generating new sales leads and contacts for the Fort Myers office.

I've been involved with The Greater Fort Myers Chamber since early 2016. I'm very active with the MCS committee and have really enjoyed all the events and activities MCS has gotten me involved in.
Pei Wei
(239) 433-4208
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 4:30pm
Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery
3268 Forum Blvd., Ste 201, 33905

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 11:00am
Pei Wei Asian Diner - Estero Location
22909 Lyden Drive, 33928

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 4:30pm
Solomon & Hoover CPAs PLLC
1342 Colonial Boulevard Ste B-11, 33907

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 4:30pm
Brink Results
Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
2310 Edwards Drive, 33901

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 5:00pm
Il Primo Pizza & Wings
13401 Summerlin Road, 33919
Sunset Air and Home Services(239) 693-9005
The journey of a million miles begins with a single step...Whether you're walking, running, biking or swimming, register your company team or as an individual for this community-wide challenge for FREE at

From Jan. 9 - Mar. 31, 2017 participants can log their daily exercise at , where every "step" counts.
Upcoming Chamber Events

Leadership NEXT
Date: 1/10/2017 
Time: 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM 
Hosted by: Florida SouthWestern State College
8099 College Pkwy. S.W.
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Click Here to register.

Women in Business

Date: 1/11/2017 
Time: 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM 
WIB Scholarship Sponsor:
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A
Host & Sponsored by: Bell Tower Shops
Courtyard Area
13499 U.S. 41 SE, Suite 161
Fort Myers, FL 33907

 Click Here to register.

Business Before Breakfast
Date: 1/12/2017 
Time: 7:30 AM TO 8:30 AM 

Hosted by: HBKS Wealth Advisors
8010 Summerlin Lakes Drive Suite 200
Fort Myers, FL 33907
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Monthly Chamber Luncheon
Date: 1/19/2017 
Time: 11:30 AM TO 1:30 PM
Notepad Sponsor: Il Primo Pizza and Wings
Hosted by: Pelican Preserve Golf Club Magnolia Room
10561 Veneto Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33913
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Conversations & Cocktails
Date: 1/26/2017 
Time: 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
13401 Summerlin Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33919
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To view all our events please click here
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