Wednesday, April 28
Friday, April 30
Click Here to Register
YPOP Relay for Life
Wednesday, May 5
Martini - CityPlace
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Power Networking @ Lunch
Monday, May 10
Hilton PB Airport/Club 10
a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Craig F. Thomas to Speak
at Trustee Lunch on April 28Craig F. Thomas is vice
president and senior economist for The PNC Financial Services Group. He
is responsible for leading PNC's regional economic forecasting and
analysis for the 13 states and major metropolitan areas, including the
District of Columbia, that comprise PNC's core economic footprint. In
addition, Thomas focuses on economic issues related to residential and
commercial real estate nationwide. Thomas also assists with the analysis
of U.S. economic and financial market conditions and prospects.
|The April edition
of the Business Watch is now available. Click Here||
Chamber Chair Wins Community Award
David Goodlett, former Chair of the Chamber of
Commerce of the Palm Beaches, was awarded the 2010 Leadership Palm Beach
County Excellence Award this month. This annual award is presented by
the Leadership Palm Beach County organization. The award recognizes
individuals who have provided exceptional leadership and volunteer
service to the Palm Beaches.
Goodlett currently serves as
Vice-President of Government & Community Relations for the Sugar
Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida.
2010 Business Awards Finalists AnnouncedThe
Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches is pleased to announce the 2010
Business Awards Finalists. These awards recognize Palm Beach County
companies that lead with confidence, demonstrating a solid commitment to
their business goals, their employees and their local community.
Small Business Person of the Year finalists are:
Jennifer Hampton, CEO - Superior
President - Christine D. Hanley & Associates, P.A.
Derrick McCray, owner - McCray's II
The award is
sponsored by AT&T Advertising Solutions, publisher of the AT&T
Real Yellow Pages and YP.COM, the new YELLOWPAGES.COM.
Business of the Year finalists are:
Good Karma Broadcasting/ESPN 760
Gunster, Attorneys at Law
Palm Beach Kennel Club
St. Mary's Medical Center and the Children's
Hospital at St. Mary's
award is sponsored by The Palm Beach Post.
finalists in the Non-Profit category are:
Easter Seals Florida
Seagull Industries for the Disabled, Inc.
finalists in the Health Care Provider of the Year Award include:
Dr. David Friedman, M.D., Chair,
Departments of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Cleveland
Clinic Florida Health and Wellness
Rolle Hylton, Communications Coordinator/Community and Donor
Family Services - Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency at The University
Dr. Mark T. Marciano,
Optometric Physician, Marciano Family Optometric.
This award is sponsored by Florida's Blood
The Business Awards Breakfast will
be held on Thursday, May 27 at 7:45 a.m. at the Palm Beach County
Convention Center. Registration is open for tabletop displays and
seats. Please click here to register online and for more information,
contact Kelley Burke.
to Host Mixer
Downtown's newest restaurant, Gratify - An American
Gastropub, will host the Chamber Mixer on Wednesday, May 12. It is
located at 125 Datura Street, across from the Meyer Amphitheater, steps
from the new waterfront. A Gastropub is a new type of eating place
bridging the gap between booze joints and upscale restaurants. It is
open for lunch and dinner.
Admission includes 2 beverages (beer,
wine or soft drink) and appetizers. Register before 5pm on Tuesday, May
11 and save. To Register Click here.
Chamber's Trustee Program: Fast Track to the Top
Looking for a way to reach the
decision-makers of the most influential Chamber members? Consider a
Trustee membership for your company's top level executive. The
Trustee program provides an opportunity for executives to receive the
prestige of networking with their peers while achieving maximum
When they join the program, Trustees are
introduced to the membership and the community with a feature article,
color photograph and biography in the Chamber newsletter, Business
Watch. They also appear in the Guide to the Palm Beaches in the
Trustee section - again, with company logo, a photo and biography
of the Trustee and in a special section of the Chamber's website. The deadline for inclusion in the
Guide to the Palm Beaches is April 30.
addition to all the recognition and highlighted opportunities, Trustees
have the benefit of exclusive networking and educational events
specifically targeted to Trustee members and their guests. These
include private events with local, state and national leaders, such as
the upcoming event with Craig Thomas, Vice-President and Senior
Economist with the PNC Financial Services Group.
information on the program, its events and publication deadlines,
contact Kelly Fanelli, Membership Director,
at (561) 833-3711 ext 235.
378 Northlake Blvd. Suite 246
North Palm Beach,
4364 Forest Hill Blvd.
West Palm Beach, Fl 33406