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Publisher: Troy M. McLellan Editor: Audra Hodges

Greater Boca Raton Chamber Of Commerce Officers Cheryl Budd, NCCI, Chair Keith O'Donnell, Flagler Real Estate Services,Chair-Elect Randy Nobles, Comerica Wealth Management, Vice Chair Kevin Ross, Ed.D., Lynn University, Vice Chair Jerry Fedele, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Treasurer Troy M. McLellan, CCE, President & CEO/Secretary John T. Mulhall III, Rutherford Mulhall, P.A., Immediate Past Chair

Table of Contents Message - Chamber President ��������������������������������. 3 Buy Chamber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Young Entrepreneurs Academy ����������������������������� 5 Business 101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Chamber Member Anniversaries ����������������������������� 7 Small Business Debate Partners ����������������������������� 8 Trustee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Ambassador Spotlight ����������������������������������������������9 The Boca Chamber "Seen" �������������������������������10-11 Member News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 Ribbon Cuttings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 Member Spotlight ����������������������������������������������������16

DIRECTORS Stephen Ast, Boca Raton Resort & Club Anthony Barbar, Barbar & Associates, LLC Vic Beninate, AT&T Michael Daszkal, Daszkal Bolton, LLP Melanie Dickinson, South Florida Business Journal Mitch Feldman, West Boca Medical Center Peter Gallo, Ph.D., Saint Andrew’s School Michael Kaufman, Kaufman Lynn Construction Bonnie Kaye, Kaye Communications Inc. Rick Konsavage, Ocean Properties Ltd. Elisa Garcia, Office Depot, Inc. Burt Rapoport, Rapoport’s Restaurant Group Jackie Reeves, Bell Rock Capital, LLC Rocki Rockingham, Jarden Consumer Solutions Tim Snow, George Snow Scholarship Fund, Inc Chuck Stout, CBIZ Meridian Insurance Group Ethel Isaacs Williams, Florida Power & Light Co.

Professional Team Troy M. McLellan, CCE, President & CEO Beth Johnston, Executive Vice President Firdaus Dotiwala, V.P., Finance & Administration Sarah Pearson, V.P., Business Development Audra Hodges, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Chasity J. Navarro, Events Coordinator Steven Bleier, Senior Sales Associate Sharon Ramsey, Sales Associate Kathy Sheridan, Member Service & Administrative Associate Lynn B. Grant, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

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Leadership Boca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Boca Festival Days ������������������������������������������������� 18 New Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-22 Events Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Pavilion Grille Boca’s sPectacular Business venue Business Meetings • Luncheons • Dinners Holiday Parties Booking Now! Private Grille Room Seats 60 • Atrium Seats 240 Full Service Menus or Buffet Stations • Free Self Parking Only Five Minutes from I-95 Contact Liz Perez at 561-912-0000 or paviliongrille@gmail.com *special lunch offer for chamber Members* Buy one lunch entrée and get the second half-price / Tuesday-Friday *Second entrée must be equal value or less PAVILION G R ILLE Stonegate Bank Building Atrium 301 Yamato Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-912-0000 • paviliongrille.com

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Your Boca Chamber — The Road to Success! A Message from your Chamber President

One of the best ways to help our community is to support the many non-profit events that occur during the month of August – known as Boca Festival Days. This program is the Chamber’s outreach to the non-profit community. There are many fun and entertaining events happening throughout the month, so As you may know, the Boca Chamber is celebrating our we encourage you to attend as many 60th year of operation and our diamond anniversary is By Troy M. McLellan, CCE as you can, especially the Boca turning out to be a very promising and very exciting year President & CEO Chamber’s Wine & All that Jazz on on many levels. Saturday, August 4th. Visit www.bocaratonchamber.com/BocaFestEvents for details on This year, the Chamber became the first Chamber in the State to hold a Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). This the events. 33-week program, which was made possible through our As part of our community outreach, the Chamber has partnership with FAU’s Adam Center for Entrepreneurship partnered with Lynn University to create the Official Small and Florida Power and Light, brought 24 students in 7th Business Debate Partnership program for through 12th grade through the process the final 2012 Presidential Debate. Our of starting their own business. The business community is banding together objective is to instill in these students to show a united front when the world’s the desire to create a job, not just attention turns to Boca Raton in late October. take a job. The business ideas were I encourage you to take part in this once in impressive and innovative and, with a lifetime opportunity. See page 8 for more the help of local leaders who served as information. mentors, the students worked diligently to create a thorough business plan. Your Chamber continues to represent your In May, the students presented their business interests on the local, regional business plans to a local investor panel. and state level and to provide outstanding Each student impressed the panel so Troy, Rebecca Zerbo, CEO of Positive Pocket and opportunities to build your business. Many much that each business was granted Thomas Donohue, President of the U.S. Chamber of the members of the Chamber team sit on 100 percent of their desired funding. of Commerce at the 2012 Small Business Summit local and statewide boards and committees. I in Washingon, D.C. That same evening, the panel chose a am honored to once again have been asked winner to compete in Rochester, New to serve on the board for the Florida Association for Chamber York, in the national YEA! competition. And that young Professionals. FACP focuses on developing chamber woman, Rebecca Zerbo, came in first place in the entire country with her company, Positive Pocket, an anti-bullying professionals to serve their chambers and communities campaign! Positive Pocket is now a Chamber Member and better and advocating for business statewide to create a probusiness environment so your company can be successful. Rebecca is still attracting national attention. The Chamber is looking forward to continuing this success when the next As you work to promote your business, we encourage you class begins in the fall. You can read more about YEA! on to Buy Chamber goods and services. Support your business page 5. community by supporting your fellow Chamber Members. See Speaking of emerging leaders, the Leadership Boca Class a list of highlighted Chamber Members on page 4. of 2012 just graduated after months of getting to see up Have a great summer and thanks for your confidence in the close all that goes into making this community great. One Boca Chamber to continue to lead the business community of the many benefits of this program is the relationships down the road to success. that are built during the journey and the class is already looking forward to working together to help better our community. Congratulations to the graduates! I want to say thank you for your membership in the Boca Chamber – and if you are reading this, but not yet a member of the Chamber – thank you for your interest in the Boca Raton business community. The Boca Chamber is working to enhance the superior quality of life in Boca Raton by building the strength and vitality of the local business community.

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Buy Chamber Support your Community of Chamber Members! Advertising Premiums / Specialties Unique Gifts & Premiums (561) 750-8380 www.uniquegiftsandpremiums.com

Insurance Northwestern Mutual Financial Network (561) 962-2927 www.ruhlfinancial.nmfn.com

Advertising – Outdoor Billboard Connection (561) 632-8807 www.bocabillboards.com

Jewelry Gregory's Fine Jewelry (561) 638-8522

Attorney - Mediator Law Office of Robin Caral Shaw (561) 504-9090 www.robincaralshaw.com

Kitchen & Bath Remodeling MTI Kitchen & Bath (561) 200-3791 www.mtikitchenandbath.com

Attorneys - Personal Injury Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC (561) 367-7799 www.lesserlawfirm.com

Learning Center Learning RX (561) 361-4010 www.learningrx.com/boca-raton

Business Services Elite Executive Assistants (561) 853-2230 www.eliteea.com

Marketing Consultants Marketing & Events By Priscilla (954) 803-9016 www.marketingbyp.com

Condo / HOA Association Hawk-Eye Management, Inc. (561) 392-1600 www.hawkeyemanagementinc.com

Martial Arts / Self Defense Progressive Self Defense Systems (561) 398-3013 www.progressiveselfdefensesystems.com

Consultants Proffitt Management Solutions Inc. (561) 582-6060 www.proffittmanagement.com

Massage / Yoga The Royal Treatment (561) 716-6569 www.youdeservetheroyaltreatment.com

Counseling Relational Consultants (561) 715-6404 www.relationalconsultantsgroup.com

Printing Minuteman Press of Boca Raton (561) 392-8626 www.mmpboca.com

Credit Card Processing Credomatic Merchant Services (954) 755-8960 www.credomaticmerchantservices.com

Real Estate Lee Realty Team / Keller Williams Realty (954) 629-3069 www.leerealtyteam.com

Dry Cleaning Delivery / Pick Up DryClean To Go (561) 479-8411 www.mydrycleantogo.com

Restaurant Fit Foodz Café (561) 451-1420

Hair Restoration for Men/Women Bauman Medical Group (561) 394-0024 www.baumanmedical.com

Roofing SK Quality Roofing, Inc. (561) 276-8040 www.skqualityroofing.com

Health / Fitness Clubs Michael's Body Scenes (561) 750-7945 www.bodyscenes.com

School - Elementary - Secondary Boca Raton Christian School (561) 391-2727 www.bocachristian.org

Hospital / Healthcare Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital (954) 265-JDCH (5324) www.jdch.com

Signs & Lettering Signs Now (954) 969-9191 www.signsnowmargate.com

Hotels & Motels Boca Raton Wyndham Hotel (561) 368-5200 www.WyndhamBoca.com

Waxing - Women / Men Green Wave Body Waxing (561) 367-7323 www.greenwavebodywaxing.com

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Join the Buy Chamber club and drive more attention to your business! Contact Steven Bleier at 561-395-4433 ext. 229 or email sbleier@bocaratonchamber.com for details. 4 ■ Boca Chamber CONNECTION ■ July - Sept. 2012

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From Students to CEOs ... Boca Chamber's 2012 Young Entrepreneurs Academy Commencement By Beth Johnston, IOM, Executive Vice President of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Many have asked me to reflect on the inaugural year of the Boca Chamber Young Entrepreneurs Academy. There are many highlights, so how do I capture all of them? It’s just not possible, so I've decided to write from my heart to put a personal spin on it. Leading the Boca Raton community in such an educational and new experience is a source of true pride for the Boca Chamber and for me personally. This adventure, involving partnerships with businesses, educational institutions, parents, students and others, has created a wonderful sense of camaraderie in our community. Endeavors in Excellence Sponsor

The success of our YEA! class would not be at all possible without the fantastic partnership and friendship with Florida Atlantic University's Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, the sponsorships provided by Florida Power and Light and Saint Andrew's School.

For now, I want to say congratulations and thank you to these students for making this a memorable inaugural year: Rebecca Zerbo – Eagles Landing Middle School Sam Steiner – Saint Andrews School Alex Heatzig – Saint Andrews School Jordan Rosen – Eagles Landing Middle School Jackson Parell – Saint Andrews School Jack Meyers – Don Estridge High Tech Middle School Zach Elgart – Saint Andrews School Yoli Navis – Spanish River High School Sara Brenes – Boca Prep International School Harrison Brenner – Saint Andrews School Daniel Nascimento – Boca Raton High School Kyle Dagnan – Woodlands Middle School Andre Heizer – West Boca Raton Community High School Sabrina Ungerman – Saint Andrews School Matthew Butzer – Saint Andrews School Tyler Martin – Saint Andrews School Ryan Wennick – Saint Andrews School

After spending seven months with these students, week after week, I have watched these young people grow in so many ways. But most of all, I’m impressed by how they have matured into such fine young people. I have seen each and every one of their confidence levels increase to the point that these young men and women stood proudly in front of a panel of distinguished business leaders and presented their business plans with impressive ease and professionalism. Throughout their classes, the students respected the advice of seasoned professionals who mentored their progress. The young entrepreneurs interacted with these professionals in a kind and respectful manner that restored my faith in direct personto-person learning – a nice relief from today’s seemingly absolute dependence on the Internet as a source of information. Don’t get me wrong, the Internet is an excellent tool, but today’s students need a strong mix. Back in the fall, everyone at the Boca Chamber knew YEA! would be a big undertaking. It was a decision we are Jack Meyers, CEO of ExSole very proud to have made. It has been my personal privilege to lead the Boca Chamber YEA! and we are already anticipating great things from next year’s class

Do you know a promising young entrepreneur? Visit www.bocaratonchamber.com/yea for details about this innovative YEA! program. www.bocaratonchamber.com

Matthew Butzer, Jackson Parell, Sabrina Ungerman & Sam Steiner

I'm the lucky one who gets to chart the course of this amazing effort on behalf of the Boca Chamber, but at the end of the day, everyone involved makes a difference. Thank you to our business plan mentors for guiding the students through a very grown-up project, Digital Media Arts College for working with the students on their logos and websites, HERLIFE Magazine for the incredible cover and feature story and each and every member of the investor panel for such amazing time, dedication and generosity. Lastly, thank you to the YEA! professional instructors - Joe Pores of Call4Health, Chim Francisco of JuicePlus, and Bonnie Kaye of Kaye Communications - for helping to steer the curriculum and the program's success.

Congratulations to the YEA! Class of 2012! Boca Chamber CONNECTION ■ July - Sept. 2012 ■ 5


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Tips for Small Business Owners Looking to Relocate

Are you thinking about relocating your business to a new commercial space this spring?

down for days or weeks, calculate any loss in revenue into your plan.

Assuming your business is financially fit for a move, there’s no better time than the present to take advantage of affordable rates.

Ask your banker for advice When considering buying or leasing a new space, a commercial real estate agent might be the first person you’d think to contact. But what about your banker?

Here are two tips to consider before relocating your business. Remember, the best move for your business has to be the right move for your business! Do you have an up-to-date business plan? Before determining whether to relocate your small business, update your business plan to clearly identify whether relocation makes the most sense. A detailed business plan can help determine if a potential move is the right choice, and help you understand whether relocation will be successful and profitable. Accurately updating your business plan also helps you assess whether a move is affordable. Review your business balance sheet, income statement and cash flow forecast, and include exact information on net worth and descriptions of assets and liabilities. It’s also important to consider expenses. Will a new move lead to higher operational expenditures such as added transportation and energy costs? If a move requires shutting

Ask your banker for the available mortgage products and services that best suit your current financial situation. A trusted, business banker should be able to give you easy-tounderstand advice that allows you to make smart borrowing decisions on a mortgage product that meets your business’ needs today and in the future. If you’ve already decided on a property to buy, be prepared to discuss with your banker your updated financial information, a personal financial statement and a signed purchase and sale agreement. Once a complete financial package is presented, the approval is typically within 72 hours and then 30 days to close after the appraisal is completed. Following these tips will help you realize if relocation is the right step toward continued success! By Ernie Diaz, South Florida Market President at TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® Submitted by Jason Javens of TD Bank.

Put Wellness to Work in the Workplace Many of us have sedentary jobs. We sit at desks clicking away on computer keyboards. When we do move around the building, we rarely walk up and down stairs, opting instead to take the elevator. Recent studies show that sitting for long periods of time, and not taking the stairs, can be dangerous to employees’ health. This lack of movement leads to increasing health care costs, lost time and productivity. But all is not lost. Big and small companies can encourage employees to make healthier lifestyle choices in the workplace that will benefit workers and, ultimately, the employers’ bottom line. The best news of all is that many of these activities cost little or no money. In this CONNECTION issue and the next, we will provide some easy-to-implement program ideas that can help companies of all sizes improve the health of their workers. Educating employees is a first step. This can be done with a company-wide awareness campaign about wellness. Provide information explaining what wellness means; why it’s important to employees and to the company; and the goals and upcoming activities. Encouragement is critical to the success of any wellness program. Intranet stories, e-mails about fitness classes, health tips and wellness seminars can all help to inform and inspire.

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Here are some other wellness ideas that can be done easily at any company: • Organize a lunchtime walking team & provide pedometers; make it a competition such as, “Walk Across Florida.” • Run a “10,000 Steps” campaign and recognize the top 5-10 employees publicly. • Encourage employees interested in similar kinds of activities and sports to form their own companysponsored teams so they can work out & play as a group. • Implement a stair-use program (e.g., Friday Flights) to encourage employees to take the stairs, not the elevator. • Create a bulletin board or open wall space for a healthy recipe exchange, with different themes each month January, for example, could be “Whole Grains” month. • Distribute wellness calendars that contain inspirational messages. Keep an eye out for our next article. It will cover partnerships that can help you achieve your company’s wellness goals. Information provided by Gail Nichols, director of Compensation and Benefits at NCCI. The company was recently named as one of the South Florida Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers with more than 500 employees. NCCI is the nation’s most comprehensive source of workers compensation insurance information. We gather data, analyze industry trends, and prepare objective insurance rate and loss cost recommendations. These activities, together with our research, analytical services and tools, and overall commitment to excellence help foster a healthy workers compensation system. Visit ncci.com.

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GBRCC Member Anniversaries The Anniversaries listed joined between July and September of the given year. 26 Years As A Member Hilton Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton Hospice By The Sea, Inc. IBM Investments Limited Boca Raton Magazine John Hancock Financial Network Junior League of Boca Raton, Inc. Kenwood Financial, LLC Landon & Associates, PA Leonard A. Geronemus, CPA, PA Lynn University Palm Beach State College Personalized Air Conditioning Plastridge Insurance Agency, Inc. Pope John Paul II High School Proskauer Rose LLP 23 Years As A Member Boca Raton Airport 22 Years As A Member Costco Wholesale Kaufman, Rossin & Co., PA Rutherford Mulhall, PA 21 Years As A Member Publix Supermarkets 20 Years As A Member Alan I. Garber, CPA, PA Lang Realty, Inc. Omni Middle School South Florida Center for Periodontics & Implant Dentistry 19 Years As A Member Dale Carnegie Training Happy & Healthy Products, Inc. 18 Years As A Member American Heart Association Greenfield Group Mary Kay, Inc. 17 Years As A Member Capitol Lighting Minuteman Press Stanley Steemer of South Fla, Inc. 16 Years As A Member Boca By Design Boca Nursing Services, Inc. Grandview Preparatory School Twin Palms Center for the Disabled

15 Years As A Member All-Tag Security Americas Inc. Linda J. Ehrlich, PA Office Depot Southern Self Storage Weisberg Brause & Company, PA 14 Years As A Member Bauman Medical Group, PA Del Prado Elementary School Fox's Personal Limousine Service of Boca Raton 13 Years As A Member Accrinet Corporation 12 Years As A Member Body Kneads Therapeutic Massage & Chiropractic Centers, Inc. Feldman Design Studio (fka MJR Design Partnership) National Multiple Sclerosis Society Premier Residences of Boca Raton Ruth's Chris Steak House Schnabel Learning 11 Years As A Member Centre for the Arts at Mizner Park, Inc. Danburg Management Corporation Hospice of Palm Beach County PNC Bank Ronald Korn Consulting Terry Lite Consulting, Inc. 10 Years As A Member Boca Raton Dermatology, PA CredAbility / Consumer Credit Counseling Service DJS Consulting, Inc. 9 Years As A Member 1st United Bank Club Bow Wow Kids in Distress N4L Strategy Consulting The Auto Club Group The Florida Panthers Unique Gifts & Premiums Vivian Hernandez, MD, FACS Winner's Award Group, Inc.

7 Years As A Member Akerman Senterfitt Blackstone Property Management Boca Raton Firefighters & Paramedics Benevolent Assoc, Inc. Cartridge World Boynton Beach ComputerWorX, Inc. Coverall Cleaning Concepts Devcon Security Services Corp. Katzman, Wasserman, Bennardini & Rubinstein, P.A. LFC Development, LLC Nature's Best Prestige Limousines, Inc. Sol Children Theatre Troupe Weiner, Lynne & Thompson, P.A. 6 Years As A Member Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Inc. (AVDA) Claire Sheres, P.A. Real Estate Copans Printing & Graphics, Inc. Global Corporation, Inc. HSBC Securities, USA Mattlin & Kovacs, PL Morton's The Steakhouse, Boca Raton Ten Golden Rules Valerie Kolbert ARNP, PA 5 Years As A Member All Global Solutions International Bob Lappin & The Palm Beach Pops Community Blood Center of South Florida Fairfield Inn & Suites Boca Grace A. Noethen, P.A. Intra-Lock System International Katz Baskies LLC Kiwanis of Boca Raton Konquest Inc., General Contractor Stortec Systems Co. LLC The Gordon Agency

8 Years As A Member Computer Community Hospital Fred Astaire Dance Studios Nat Steinart and Associates, LLC Txt-Alert Inc.

Thank you Members!!! See an error? The Boca Chamber strives for accuracy in all of our information. If you see an error in your company's information, please log in to your account at www.bocaratonchamber.com or email info@bocaratonchamber.com with the corrected details. Thank you!

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1st United Bank, Aflac, Air and Sea Adventures/Palm Breeze Charters, Arbonne International, LLC/Carole AK Wilson, Around The Clock Plumbing, Inc., Ascendant Planned Giving, Inc., Azure College, Bell Rock Capital LLC, Ben and Rosemary Krieger, Bill T. Smith, Jr. PA, Boca Extreme Cheer & Tumble, Boca Raton Magazine - JES Publishing , Boca Raton Properties, Boca Raton Wyndham Hotel, Bogart's Bar & Grille, BossOnline, Inc., Brewzzi Restaurant Brewery & Bar, Broken Sound Club, Bryason Realty Corporation, Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, CBIZ-Meridian, Cendyn , Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack, Cloud Computing Concepts (C3), Cricket Cleaners, Danburg Management Corporation, Daszkal Bolton LLP, E. R. Bradley's Saloon, Earth Skater Web Design, Elements Therapeutic Massage - Boca Raton, Eye DOC of Boca - Dr. Barry A. Ginsberg, First Citizens Bank, FITWIZE 4 KIDS , Flags.com, Forum Club of the Palm Beaches, Fugazy International Travel, G.W. Bailey First Responder Chairtable Fund, Inc., George Snow Scholarship Fund, Inc., Green Space Design Associates, Hanley Center Foundation, HILTON BOCA RATON SUITES, Hilton Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton, Hoechstetter Counseling, Inc., Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Kaufman Lynn Construction, Inc., Kaye Communications Inc., LearningRx, Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC, Levinsohn Shide Popper Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Mangrove Realty, Mathnasium of Boca Raton, Minuteman Press, Mizner Park, Mizner Park , MTI Kitchen and Bath, New Found Life of Delray Beach, Palm Beach International Academy/Royal Palm Academy/Private Tutoring Services, Palm Beach Outdoor Cinema Events, Phoenix Restaurants, Inc., Plastridge Insurance Agency, Inc., PRIME, Regal Home Health/Regal Care Management, Ro Rabozzi State Farm Insurance Agency, Rutherford Mulhall, P.A., Schwartz Law Group, Servpro of South Palm Beach, Siemon & Larsen PA, Signature Court Reporting, Inc., Signs Now Margate, Skin Apeel Day Spa, Solucoes Consultoria, SpringHill Suites Boca Raton, Templeton & Company, LLP, The Buzz Agency, The Club at Boca Point, The Maui Spa & Wellness Center, The Regency Collection ~ Regency Jewels, The Rendon Center for Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine, The Seagate Hotel & Spa, The Sena Group, The Unicorn Children's Foundation, Inc., TownePlace Suites Boca Raton, Upfront Foods, LLC, Vander Ploeg & Associates, Inc./Lic. #AAC001600, Vein & Vascular Center of South Florida, Viodel Communication Solutions, Weiner, Lynne & Thompson, P.A., Whelchel Partners Real Estate Services, Inc., Willcaro Communications, LLC, Wilson & Janaina Barroso Consulting, YMCA of South Palm Beach County, Zimmerman Tree Service

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With Excellence The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce created this group of invited-senior level executives to have an exclusive forum in which to network, make contacts, and discuss major issues affecting the business community. As a Trustee Member, you have the opportunity to convene with South Florida’s leading executives and decision makers. You will be invited to attend various events and meetings, receive private direct emails and group newsletters, and have member benefits and exclusive offers put to you. Most importantly we will be working closely with each other so that all group members prosper and benefit from one another. Networking forums, VIP events, small group Trustee lunches, happy hours, and meetings with locally elected officials and community leaders are some of the benefits of a Trustee membership. Additionally, Trustee Members receive special recognition in the Chamber’s Annual Directory, web-site and at a variety of events. Your participation as a Trustee member allows you to be a part of our concerted effort to strengthen the economic vitality and quality of life for which Boca Raton is so well known. Contact Sarah Pearson at 561.395.4433 ext. 238 or at spearson@bocaratonchamber.com for details.

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Meet Jackie

Jackie Reeves Bell Rock Capital LLC

1. How long have you been in business? 6 years. 2. What is the main goal of your business? Together we all share a common objective: to protect and grow your assets. 3. Who inspired you to go into business? My parents - They are true entrepreneurs. My mom, Mary, is a fabulous artist, had been a partner in a gallery in New York, and exhibited in many notable locations throughout Manhattan, Long Island and South Florida. She remains very active in the art-circuit locally. My dad, who passed, had his own catering business in New York for as long as I remember and built it from scratch. It is important to me and my family to be in control as well as have the freedom, flexibility and creativity to navigate the journey. 4. What are the two greatest advantages of doing business in Boca Raton / being a member of the Boca Chamber? The Boca Chamber is an integral component of the business community in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County. Being an active member of the Boca Chamber has facilitated multiple business opportunities, helped with branding and building credibility. Boca Raton is an amazing place to conduct business. Within a short distance there is a terrific breadth of business and cultural diversity, access to wonderful higher educational resources and talent as well as established infrastructure (West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale or Miami airports) to transport me internationally or domestically to visit clients.

5. Where should I go to find out more? www.bellrockcapital.com Jackie Reeves, Managing Director 561.483.6314 (office); Jackie@BellRockCapital.com Boca Chamber CONNECTION ■ July - Sept. 2012 ■ 9


Welcome to the Boca Chamber 'Seen'!

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Jean Evans and Chuck Stout Dr. May Jane Saunders, Mayor Susan Whelchel and Amy Allen Wendy and Jason Doherty and Joe and Kathy Doherty Jason Throne and Aaron Hancock Adam Hasner and Keith O'Donnell Bonnie Kaye and Glenn Jergensen

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All lasting business is built on friendship. ~Alfred A. Montapert

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Peggy Price and Margi Osborn Janice Williams and Carole Seigworth Fern Cole and Gail Eagle

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Bobra Bush and Florida State CFO Jeff Atwater John Ruhl and Jason Doherty JC Perrin and Jay Whelchel

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Sarah Medcalf, Jamie Trusheim, and Diana Suriel Sarah Pearson and FAU Coach Carl Pelini AJ Rodriguez and Philip Piedt

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Boca Chamber Member News

Cloud Computing Concepts (C3) ranks number 84 among the world’s top 100 cloud service providers (CSPs), according to Nine Lives Media’s second-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. C3 and 4Voice announced a Strategic Alliance that will allow each firm to market and sell the services of the other and to deliver them across a single managed network connection. Joint clients will be able to receive reliable, fault tolerant, and disaster resistant virtual desktops, servers, and voice services in a single package. For details, visit www.c3office.com.

The Boca Raton-based SCORE has been named 2012's #1 SCORE Chapter in the Nation from among 384 national Chapters. The Chapter was recognized for their innovative and varied services to the business community. Hal Finkelstein was presented with the award at the White House, during National Small Business Week. SCORE is a Resource Partner of the SBA, and is America’s largest Business Coaching organization providing pro bono mentoring and counseling to the nation’s existing and emerging small businesses. For details, visit www. scoresouthflorida.net. Minuteman Press - Boca Raton, owned by Mike and Lise Orr, recently received the Franchises prestigious Top Quality Award from Minuteman Press International, Inc, franchisor of almost 1000 International Minuteman Press Centers across North America, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, and South Africa. Minuteman Press in Boca Raton offers design, printing, signage, direct mail, promotional products, bindery and related services. Visit www.bocaraton.minutemanpress.com. Financial Trust Asset Management achieved Bull & Bear Masters and Top Guns awards within Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager ranking database for 1 Quarter 2012. Financial Trust Asset Management, 5100 Town Center Circle, Suite 150, Boca Raton, Florida 33486 Office: 561-391-8188. For details, visit www.financialtrust. net. Kaufman Lynn Construction has begun work on a new 24,500 square foot, two-story replacement Public Works building. The new facility will provide offices for the Public Works administration, engineering and staff, Police Department records storage and staff and will house the City’s Emergency Operations Center as well as a consolidated Regional 911 Dispatch Center. South Florida based Kaufman Lynn Construction is a 23 year-old, fullservice construction manager and general contractor providing services for a wide variety of public and private sectors throughout Florida, including schools, universities and colleges, municipal, healthcare, country clubs, faithbased, cultural, retail, and commercial. For details, visit www.kaufmanlynn.com. Anne M. Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, announced a $42,176.63 settlement with Circuit City Stores, Inc., Liquidating Trust which represents 100% of all unpaid 2008 tangible personal property taxes. Circuit City, once America’s 2nd largest electronics retail chain, filed for bankruptcy in November of 2008. Circuit City 12 ■ Boca Chamber CONNECTION ■ July - Sept. 2012

operated 567 stores in the United States plus 765 stores in Canada and employed approximately 37,000 across its operations. Tax Collector lien rights are spelled out in Florida Statute, Chapter 197.122. For details, visit www. co.palm-beach.fl.us/tax. The YMCA of South Palm Beach County announced the appointment of Ms. Kery Knutson as director of marketing and membership development. Knutson, who will be responsible for all marketing efforts undertaken by the organization as well as membership development strategies, takes on her new roles just as the summer camp season begins. For details, visit www.ymcaspbc.org. The Law Offices of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC (LLL&S) recently celebrated its 85th anniversary. The third oldest law firm in Palm Beach County was founded by Joseph Lesser in 1927, the same year that Calvin Coolidge was president, Charles Lindbergh made the first non-stop transatlantic flight from New York City to Paris in the Spirit of St. Louis, and locally, the Breakers celebrated its first anniversary after its rebuild and the first flight of Pan American Airways took off from Key West to Havana, Cuba. For details, visit www.lesserlawfirm.com. Rutherford Mulhall, P.A. is pleased to announce that David A. McKibbin, Esq. has recently joined RM in their Boca Raton office. David focuses his practice in Equine, Corporate and Real Estate Law. RM is a results and resolution-oriented "AV" rated law firm with offices in Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens. For details, visit www. rmlawyer.com. Holly M. Barba, Founder and President of The G.W. Bailey First Responders Charitable Fund, Inc., has been named a VIP Member by Cambridge Who's Who. This special distinction honors individuals who have shown exceptional commitment to achieving personal and professional success. The foundation is dedicated to providing aspiring paramedics, EMTs and firefighters with the equipment and educational support they need in order to complete their training. For details, visit www. gwbfirstresponders.org.

Fuoco Group announced the appointment of David Zide as Business Development Director of Southeast Region. Fuoco Group, LLP is a multi-state, full service accounting and international business advisory firm. Specializing in auditing, taxation, strategic advisory services, estate and trust accounting, forensic and fraud accounting services, business valuation and elder care services. For details, visit www.fuoco.com Relay For Life of East Boca Raton is now seeking volunteers and leaders to join the 2013 planning committee. Relay For Life is an overnight fundraising event held by the local community and the American Cancer Society to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back! To get involved, contact Jenna Gillespie by emailing jenna.gillespie@cancer.org or call (561) 394-7751 ext. 5309. For details, visit www. cancer.org. www.bocaratonchamber.com


Jewish Association for Residential Care (JARC) has recently built the Joshua Rales House, which has 5,000 square feet of living space. JARC is a nonsectarian organization which provides group homes, apartments and vocational training for adults with development disabilities. The mission in partnership with the families of the clients is to promote independence dignity and self-respect in order to create more fulfilling lives. For details, visit www.jarcfl. org. Modernizing Medicine, the creator of Electronic Medical Assistant™ (EMA), a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR application, announced that it has been named the number one fastest growing company by the South Florida Business Journal in its ‘Fast 50.’ Modernizing Medicine is delivering the next generation of electronic medical records (EMR) technology for the healthcare industry. For details, visit www.modernizingmedicine.com. Made in USA Certified® has partnered with US manufacturers to rally for US jobs and US manufacturing with a tour across America in a red, white and blue, star spangled bus. The US Jobs Project™ launches in patriotic fashion this July 3rd – July 7th, Independence Day week. Made in USA Certified is the non-partisan leader in independent, third party, assurance verification for genuine ‘Made in USA’, ‘Product of USA’, ‘Service in USA’ claims. For details, visit www.info.usa-c.com. Please send business news updates and press releases to Audra Hodges at ahodges@bocaratonchamber.com. NOTE: Due to space consideration, we may not be able to run ALL received updates.

Boca Raton Printing Co. Serving South Florida Since 1956!

Some of the things we print…

Some of the services we offer…

Letterheads | Business Cards | Envelopes Brochures | Presentation Folders | Newsletters Posters | Postcards | Invitations Booklets | Catalogs

Offset, Digital and Wide Format Printing Copy Writing | Logo Design | Graphic Design Typeset & Layout | Direct Mail Pick-up & Delivery

Proud Chamber Member Since 1958! Dan Garber | Rich Garber | Leon Willis

(561) 395-8404 | info@bocaprinting.com | www.bocaprinting.com 41 SE Fourth Street | Boca Raton, FL 33432 | Fax: (561) 393-8543

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Boca Chamber Member Ribbon Cuttings

Boca East Chiropractic Dr. Roger Fischel 500 NE Spanish River Boulevard, Suite 35 Boca Raton, FL 33431

Global Business Development Center 14000 Military Trail, Suite 112 Delray Beach, FL 33484

Josef's Table 5030 Champion Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33496

Mancave for Men 2240 NW 19th Street Suite 1206 Boca Raton, FL 33431

Modernizing Medicine 3600 FAU Blvd. Suite 202 Boca Raton, Fl 33431

Pike Pediatric Dentistry 1865 NW Boca Raton Blvd Boca Raton, FL 33432

Pinon Grill 6000 Glades Road, Suite 1390 Boca Raton, FL 33431

Red, The Steakhouse 1901 Military Trail Boca Raton, FL 33431

Rooms for a Prince & Princess 5050 Town Center Circle Boca Raton, FL 33486

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Boca Chamber Member Ribbon Cuttings

Rosso Italia 1901 Military Trail Boca Raton, FL 33431

Styles Boutique 21090 St. Andrews Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33432

Tipsy Salon Spa & Lounge 100 Plaza Real South, Suite J Boca Raton, FL 33432

Grab a Copy! The 2012 Boca Chamber Annual Magazine

Stop by the Chamber office to pick up a copy or a box for your office lobby or waiting room!

The 2013 Boca Chamber Annual Magazine is in production right now. Look for it this Fall at the Chamber office.

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TD Bank - Boca Raton - SR-7 20435 State Road 7 Boca Raton, FL 33498

Yard House 201 Plaza Real #1203 Boca Raton, FL 33432

Golden Bell Education Foundation

2012

The March to $1 Million More!

Be a Part of History! (...and math and English and science...) Golden Bell has donated more than $1 Million Dollars to public schools in Boca Raton! Join us on September 13th for the Golden Bell breakfast!

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A Moment With a Boca Chamber Member Meet Dan Garber

Boca Raton Printing Company

1. How long have you been in business? The company was founded by Ed Harper Jr. in 1956. I started to work here in 1966, working part-time while attending Boca Raton High School. I used this opportunity to put myself through Florida Atlantic University. After I graduated from FAU in 1972, staying on just seemed the natural thing to do. I liked the printing business, and still do. 2. What is the main goal of your business? Our main goal has always been to establish a close working relationship with our clients. When we understand their needs, we can provide the best quality printing at the most affordable price. In that process, we also hope to provide the highest quality related services too -- like timely completion of jobs, delivery, mailing services, and many others. 3. Who inspired you to go into business? Undoubtedly it was Mr. Harper. He was a perfect mentor. He was a gentleman; knew everything there was to know about the printing business back then; and he was a good teacher. Taught me everything. And I’d like to think I was a good student. Of course, since those early days we’ve made innumerable changes -- particularly in the areas of printing technology. In addition to traditional offset printing, we’ve gone digital; added greatly to our design capabilities for customers who need that, and a whole lot more. 4. What are the two greatest advantages of doing business in Boca Raton / being a member of the Boca Chamber? I believe Boca Printing is one of the oldest members of the Chamber. Over the years, we’ve made a lot of contacts through the Chamber. And, being in Boca, we think we’re pretty centrally-located, serving customers from all over South Eastern Florida. 5. Where should I go to find out more? Just give us a call at 561-395-8404. Our office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Of course, we’re sometimes here beyond those hours if necessary. Folks can also check us out on the web too at bocaprinting.com If you would like to be considered for the Boca Chamber Member Spotlight, please visit www.bocaratonchamber.com/free.

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The Boca Raton Tribune Your Closest Neighbor www.bocaratontribune.com

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Leadership Boca 2012 – A Lesson in Success What do you call a program that inspires alumni – some of Boca Raton's strongest business leaders to vie for 30 volunteers spots every year? Leadership Boca, the prestigious program that allows 40 local business leaders to get an in-depth look at our community. A special thank you goes to the 2012 Chair Dick Lee of Keller Williams Realty for his contributions and leadership and Tajiana Ancora-Brown of Taproot Creative, who will take the reigns in 2013!

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Sign up for Leadership Boca 2013 today! Contact Chasity Navarro at cnavarro@bocaratonchamber.com or at (561) 395-4433, ext. 233.

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Join the fun this August to show your Support to the Amazing Work of our local Non-Profit Organizations!

Because Community Matters... One of the best things about our great City is the amazing work of our non-profit community - and the support and encouragement they recieve from you! Boca Festival Days is the Boca Chamber's outreach to our non-profit organizations as we help spread the word about all of the amazing events happening throughout the month of August. With the help of Boca Festival Days 2012 Chair Jon Sahn, the events are created and run by a pairing of non-profit and for-profit Boca Chamber members to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit organization. These great celebrations and educational opportunities are held at different locations around Boca Raton all month. This year, people are getting creative and getting involved! From playing mini-golf INSIDE the Boca Raton Museum of Art to singing kareoke for Hospice of Palm Beach County at The Dubliner to Bowling for Bread at Strikes of Boca for Boca Helping Hands, one thing is for certain: you will not be bored this August!

The Boca Chamber Ambassadors pooled their resources to support not only one, but TWO Boca Festival Days events this year!

We have an amazing line-up of events - details and more can be found on www.bocaratonchamber.com/BocaFestEvents! Please note that events are in the process of being added, so check back frequently to stay up-to-date!

It is one of the beautiful compensations in this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson 18 â–  Boca Chamber CONNECTION â–  July - Sept. 2012

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Welcome New Members!

*Due to press deadlines, members listed are those that joined from March 15 to June 7, 2012.

Trustee Members ADT Security Services (561) 988-3600 www.adt.com Bob Tucker Boca Raton, FL 33431 BB&T (Branch Banking & Trust) (561) 653-5568 www.bbt.com Penny Rodgers Palm Beach, FL 33480 Boca Raton Bridge Hotel (561) 368-9500 www.bocaratonbridgehotel.com Greg Kaylor Boca Raton, FL 33432 Greenberg Traurig, P.A. (561) 955-7654 www.gtlaw.com Rebecca DiStefano Boca Raton, FL 33486 HERLIFE Magazine - South Florida (561) 899-0433 www.HERLIFEMagazine.com/ southflorida Karen Alleyne-Means Wellington, FL 33449 Hospice By The Sea, Inc. (561) 395-5031 www.hbts.org Paula J. Alderson Boca Raton, FL 33486 Modernizing Medicine, Inc. (561) 880-2998 www.modernizingmedicine.com Daniel Cane Boca Raton, FL 33431 New Found Life of Delray Beach (561) 715-6210 www.soberliving-delraybeach.com Michael Watt Delray Beach, FL 33484

The Seagate Hotel & Spa (561) 665-4800 www.theseagatehotel.com Linda Spielmann Delray Beach, FL 33483

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza (561) 218-6600 www.anthonyscoalfiredpizza.com Ron Musumeci Boca Raton, FL 33433

Boston Market (321) 215-1325 www.bostonmarket.com Rigoberto Diaz Coral Springs, FL 33065

General Members

Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. (561) 361-6566 www.assoulineberlowe.com Ellen M. Leibovitch Boca Raton, FL 33431

Brightwing (954) 385-5405 www.gobrightwing.com Pete Genovich Weston, FL 33431

16 Handles Frozen Yogurt Your Way (561) 672-7649 www.16handles.com Mark Ort Boca Raton, FL 33431

Azure College (561) 554-7212 www.azure.edu ABM Building & Energy Solutions Jhonson Napoleon Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 395-5773 www.abm.com Jennifer Newman Boca Raton, FL 33432

AC Beverage of South Florida (800) 925-3818 www.acbeverage.com Rob Walker Pompano Beach, FL 33069 Aerotek (954) 717-3524 www.aerotek.com Jamie Eisler Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Alexandra's Baskets (561) 542-2653 www.alexandrasbaskets.com Lorraine DeGeorges Alternative Medical Billing, Inc. (561) 929-9751 kaydria3@aol.com Kate Rivera Coconut Creek, FL 33073 Anthony J. Horky, P.A. (561) 226-4628 www.horkylaw.com Anthony J. Horky, PA Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Broken Sound Club (561) 241-6800 www.brokensoundclub.org Christina Sophocleous Boca Raton, FL 33496

Boca Bay Insurance Agency (561) 488-3333 www.BocaBay.com Joe Nickerson Boca Raton, FL 33428

Cencore (561) 470-5904 www.cencore.com Jim McCormick Coconut Creek, FL 33428

Boca Business Center Developers LLC (208) 665-4600 Matthew Grubb Boca Raton, FL 33487

Certatim, LLC (866) 846-8730 www.certatim.com Robert Bustamante Miami Beach, FL 33139

Boca East Chiropractic Dr. Roger Fischel (561) 274-8045 www.drrogerbocachiro.com Dr. Roger Fischel Boca Raton, FL 33431

Chartwells (561) 297-2788 www.cgnad.com Donna Mercer Boca Raton, FL 33431

Boca Flasher, Inc. (561) 989-5338 www.bocaflasher.com Lakeisha Mixon Boca Raton, FL 33487 Boca Play Station (561) 367-7676 www.bocaplaystation.com Philip Ashton Boca Raton, FL 33431

Clear Minds Solutions Group, Inc. (586) 337-1521 www.clearmindssg.com Walter Reister Boca Raton, FL 33487 Corner Bakery Café (561) 417-6060 www.cornerbakerycafe.com Karen Armando Cohen Boca Raton, FL 33431

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CSI: Palm Beach (561) 848-7818 www.csipalmbeach.com Rick Seymour West Palm Beach, FL 33407

HSA Enterprises, Inc. (305) 670-3130 www.hsaenterprises.com Rex Knofsky, MAS Boca Raton, FL 33433

Dickey's Barbecue Pit (561) 288-3490 www.dickeys.com Carol Vu Boca Raton, FL 33433

Integrative Dermatology Laura E. Skellchock MD (561) 488-BOTX www.drskellchock.com Laura E. Skellchock, MD Boca Raton, FL 33434

Element National Management (561) 314-1444 ktorres@elementmgt.com Kathy Torres Boca Raton, FL 33432 ESPN 760 (561) 697-8353 www.espn760.com Nikki Morley West Palm Beach, FL 33409 Forever Studios (561) 235-7808 www.foreverstudios.com Zachary Goldberg Boca Raton, FL 33431 Gables Corporate Accommodations (561) 361-7430 www.gables.com Anna Rosenthal Boca Raton, FL 33432 Good Sounds Home Theater (561) 300-5300 www.goodsoundshometheater.com Lauren Roberts Boca Raton, FL 33431 Guaranteed Rate / Bob Clinton (561) 358-9599 www.guaranteedrate.com/ Bob Clinton Boca Raton, FL 33431

iS3, Inc. / Smart Support (561) 807-6058 www.is3.com David Downs Boca Raton, FL 33431 ITT Technical Institute (954) 360-4734 www.itt-tech.edu Delcenia Jones Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 J.B. Painting & Waterproofing, Inc. (561) 239-8249 www.jbpaint.com Jeremy F. Brown Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 KidSafe Foundation (561) 715-1077 www.kidsafefoundation.org Sally Berenzweig Boca Raton, FL 33498 LearningRx (561) 361-4010 www.learningrx.com/boca raton Liz Knowles Boca Raton, FL 33431 Minuteman Press (561) 439-6670 rvazuez@bellsouth.net Robert Vazquez Lake Worth, FL 33461

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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney The Ramazio Group (561) 393-1814 www.morganstanley.com Meri Ramazio Boca Raton, FL 33431 Nacron Productions (312) 560-3297 www.nacronproduction.com Liz Nacron Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Pike Pediatric Dentistry (561) 347-7006 www.pikepediatricdentistry.com Dr. Talia Pike DMD Boca Raton, FL 33432 Private Tutoring Services (561) 338-3811 www.privatetutoringservices.com Linda DeMayo Boca Raton, FL 33432

National Commerce Exchange (631) 484-6694 cearthy@aol.com Christine Silver

Progressive Self Defense Systems (561) 398-3013 www.progressiveselfdefensesystems.com John P. Riddle Boca Raton, FL 33432

NAV TV Corporation (561) 955-9770 www.navtv.com Constance Josanu Boca Raton, FL 33432

Reliant Public Insurance Adjusters (561) 306-8860 reliantpa@gmail.com Scott Scovin Boca Raton, FL 33433

Nutrition Solution For Life (954) 652-2508 www.nutritionsolutionsforlife.com Chase Urso Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Robert Trematore / Website Services (973) 819-7670 rtrematore@trematore.com Robert Trematore Boca Raton, FL 33431

Oshrit Skin Care (561) 368-9300 oshritskincare@gmail.com Oshrit Assor Boca Raton, FL 33431 Osprey Point Golf Course (561) 482-2868 www.pbcgolf.com Steve Hill Boca Raton, FL 33498 The Pavilion Grille (561) 912-0000 www.paviliongrille.com Liz Perez Boca Raton, FL 33431 PhotoBoothSocial.com (561) 929-7793 www.PhotoBoothSocial.com Lindsay Mintz Boca Raton, FL 33487

Saxon Business Solutions, A XEROX Company (561) 279-0400 www.saxon.net Jennifer Weaver Delray Beach, FL 33445 Scarlett & Gucciardo, P.A. www.scarlettgucciardo.com Jenna Hoag Delray Beach, FL 33483 Scents Ability (954) 234-4405 www.scentsability.com Bonnie Schmidt Coral Springs, FL 33071 Stanford Search Inc. (561) 997-8777 www.stanfordsearch.com Cynthia Sedlacek Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Stars Skincare Med Spa (561) 372-7008 jo@starsskincare.com Joanne Maldonado Boca Raton, FL 33487

Travel Harmony (561) 212-6057 www.travelharmony.com Anne Michaelson Delray Beach, FL 33484

Stephane's (561) 893-8838 www.stephanesrestaurant.com Patrick Keenan Boca Raton, FL 33431

tw telecom (954) 892-2141 www.twtelecom.com Sylvia Serrano Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

St. Jude Catholic Church (561) 314-1250 www.stjudeboca.og Marie Leible Boca Raton, FL 33433

Vets Helping Heroes (561) 488-6155 www.vetshelpingheroes.org Irwin J. Stovroff Boca Raton, FL 33434

Sundy House (561) 272-5678 www.sundyhouse.com Marco Pistella Delray Beach, FL 33444

T Worx, Inc. (561) 703 7133 www.mobilednn.com Tracy Wittenkeller Boca Raton, FL 33433

Transformational Outsourcing, Inc. (954) 556-8971 www.transformationaloutsourcing.com Bob Levin Boca Raton, FL 33427

The Unicorn Children's Foundation, Inc. (561) 620-9377 www.unicornchildrensfoundation.org Sharon Alexander Boca Raton, FL 33431

Willis Law, P.A. (561) 417-7033 www.willislaw.com John A. Willis Boca Raton, FL 33486

Vado Physical Therapy Fitness – Wellness (561) 450-6487 www.gogovado.com Elizabeth Jakimtschuk Delray Beach, FL 33483 VanDyk Mortgage Corporation (954) 336-7611 www.vandykfl.com Colleen Frazier Boca Raton, FL 33433

Woodmen of the World (561) 285-1549 www.woodmen.org Jeff Page Boca Raton, FL 33486

Video Conferencing USA, Inc. (561) 329-3553 www.videoconferencingusa.net Brian Betron Lake Worth, FL 33463

Xiomara Ottovegio/ Insurance Consultant (561) 443-5521 xottovegio@gmail.com Xiomara Ottovegio Coral Springs, FL 33065

The Wedding Bella, LLC (561) 392-7705 www.The-Wedding-Bella.com Rachel Ricci Boca Raton, FL 33431

Yard House (561) 417-6124 www.yardhouse.com Nicole Staley Boca Raton, FL 33432

White Lion Moving & Storage (561) 997-2400 www.whitelion.com Laura Cicetti Boca Raton, FL 33432

*Due to press deadlines, members listed joined from March 15 to June 7, 2012. Interested in joining the Boca Chamber? Please call 561.395.4433 to speak with a Sales Associate.

LOOK LOCAL...SHOP LOCAL...LOVE LOCAL I

SHOPPING LOCALLY

SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY! Why Shop Local? Locally-owned businesses build strong neighborhoods, link neighbors and contribute to local causes. When you shop at local businesses, you are continuing a cycle of economic development directly related to our community; the money you spend keeps our stores open, our neighbors employed, and our business owners invested in the community. Shop at locally- owned stores, restaurants and businesses, and support our community. Boca Raton is OUR town, so let’s keep the money local! This public service advertisement courtesy of Investments Limited and The Boca Raton Tribune

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