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Our Mission: To Develop, Support and Promote Chamber Member Businesses and Our Community.

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Chairman’s Message

April 2010

James K. Densmore, 2010 Chamber Chairman Parkland International Realty

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Bright House Networks Castle & Cooke CenturyLink DeWitt Excavating DRB Benefits Group Fishback, Dominick, Bennett, Stepter, Ardaman, Ahlers, & Langley, LLP GrayRobinson, P.A. Health Central Manheim Orlando Orlando Health PrismOne

Shocking as it is, our first quarter of the year is already behind us. I choose to look at that in two, very positive ways; 1) I have taken advantage of numerous opportunities presented to me by the Chamber in the first quarter to keep my business moving forward and 2) I have three quarters of the year remaining to take advantage of even more opportunities. This Chamber is not one to stand still and will deliver value to its members in many ways. This Chamber’s philosophy is to continually provide opportunity and it is up to us to hear that message and work the opportunities. To date, including committee meetings, Networking Groups, educational Hot Topics, Business After Hours, Business & Breakfast and Luncheon events and more, the Chamber has delivered over 45 opportunities for each of us. And, the great news is we have over 135 more opportunities that await us to better our businesses and build our Chamber member relationships. As always, the Chamber Web site has the most updated information, yet I would like to invite you to our April 23rd EDC meeting at 8:00am, here at the Chamber. Orange County Commissioner Scott Boyd will discuss the Horizon West Town Center Area Coordination Plan and future meetings.. As we all know, the town center of Horizon West is an identified economic development center and future employer of thousands of area residents. Learn a bit of the history and the future of Horizon West. This initiative and others being worked on by your Chamber will directly impact our future as a strong business community. The more we know about our area, the more we may direct our future. With that in mind, I urge you to read on in this newsletter about Amendment 4 and the importance of understanding why a “NO” vote is imperative as we fill out our general election ballot. The Chamber has joined forces with hundreds of Chamber’s across the state to educate voters on this issue. For more information, visit www.florida2010.org. In this fourth month of the year, the start of our second quarter, let’s remember to thank those in our offices, businesses who make our jobs easier each day. Of course, I am referring to our Administrative Professionals. Wednesday, April 21st is Administrative Professional’s Day. Remember to treat yours to a gift from a Chamber member retailer or lunch at a Chamber member restaurant.

Progress Energy Regions Bank South Milhausen, P.A. University of Central Florida Walt Disney World Company

Best Fest - “A Taste of West Orange” is Wednesday April 7th! Best Fest is more fun when sharing it with friends, buy 10 tickets and receive two free. Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance to avoid long lines and higher prices at the door. $31 pp - in advance $41 pp - at the door Call 407-656-1304 now to order your tickets or stop by the Chamber office prior to 3:00 pm on Wednesday.


The West Orange Chamber enhances online Business Directory West Orange Chamber Board of Directors Joe Alarie A. Kurt Ardaman David Billsborough Comm. Scott Boyd Mayor Gary Bruhn Comm. Bob Buchanan Samir Burshan Debbie Clements Samuel B. Davis, Jr. Jim Densmore Chairman Rob Frank Bob Gosselin Chesta Hembrooke Dr. Gaby Howat Randy June Julie Kleffel Star Kraschinsky Anette Luck Rob Maphis John McReynolds Yog Melwani Scott Michael Jeff Milhausen Dan Petro

 

Fact: 75% of Americans are finding and buying from companies they like doing business with on the Internet.    And that includes thousands of consumers now coming to the West Orange Chamber’s Web Site.      In order to help these consumers find Chamber members, the WOCC has partnered with ChamberMaster as our new database provider. With this new and improved online directory, each member now has a member page accessed through the Chamber’s Web Site. Chamber members will be able to update the listing through a secure login area. You will receive your login name and password via email, within the next few days. If you do not, please contact the Chamber office for your sign in information. Once you log in you will find a list of features you can utilize as a Chamber member, including:   Member info (which updates the chamber) • Address • Phone numbers • E-Mail • Employees/reps • Login/Password Web Site Info (which updates your free listing) • A 200-character description of your business • Hours of operation • Driving directions • Eight key words The business directory is only one of the new features available.  The Web Site will also offer a host of additional features including Hot Deals to highlight your weekly specials and Job Postings so you can reach qualified people. There are also new ways to upgrade your online presence with our Directory Upgrade Listing (formally known as Web Enhanced Membership) The Directory Upgrade Listing Options include:  • Logo next to your listing • More visible web-link • Photos • Enhanced business description • Map Link • Category leader position The West Orange Chamber is excited to bring you, our valued members, another way to best market your business and services. To update your listing, go to www.chamberlogin.com. Enter your login name and password and click Continue. If you do not have your login and password by April 12th, please contact the Chamber at 407-656-1304 and we will assist you.

Kitty Phillips Representative Stephen Precourt Lynette Reynolds Mayor Kathy Stark

S.O.A.R. Awards Each year, the Education Committee of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce sponsors the “S.O.A.R.” awards program for students in the West Orange area. “Students of Achievement and Renown” is an award of merit, recognizing students who have shown initiative, good citizenship, commitment and personal growth in the classroom.

Lynetta Steed David Sylvester Jim Thomas

Thank you to the Verizon Wireless and MyGo Locker for sponsoring the Savings Bonds that each award recipient will receive and to Trophies Unlimited for the S.O.A. R. Award Medallions.

Dr. Diane Trees Michael Waldrop

Special thanks to Chesta & Joe Hembrooke for their tireless efforts in making this event a reality!


Pine Hills Business Redevelopment Task Force Moving Ahead by Susan Fortini, Task Force Member The Task Force is currently reviewing proposals from companies to conduct significant market research to identify the characteristics of the Pine Hills business community and determine how to effectively market and promote Pine Hills as a viable place to do business.

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A major area, long-awaited improvement is the rebuilding of Evans High School which is on schedule and should be completed by January 2012. As part of this rebuild, OCPS has acquired property to the east of the school and looking at properties to the northwest. Commissioner Brummer is looking at requesting a federal appropriation to fund the purchase of the property on the northeast corner adjacent to the school, which may be unsuitable for re-development. A Community Construction Center press conference to advertise an apprenticeship program that will be incorporated into the hiring of construction labor for the Evans High project was held on March 26th at 10:00am. Research is being conducted on how to secure funding to complete Phases 1 & 3 of the West Orange Trail to connect it all the way through Pine Hills to Barnett Park. For additional information visit: http://www.orangecountyfl.net/cms/DEPT/CEsrvcs/neighbor/PineHillsBusinessRedevelopmentTaskForce.htm “It Pays to Read the Newsletter” You won’t have to pay Commission if you read the fine print! Interested in attending the Commissioners Luncheon? You could be one of two (2) lucky recipients of a free ticket if you email Chris Eckert at ceckert@wochamber.com. Remember, “It pays to read the newsletter”.

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Photography courtesy of Portraits by LaVerne Congratulations to San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant for recently celebrating their 10th Anniversary! Their primary business is restaurant, hospitality and catering. They specialize in serving authentic Mexican cuisine, which is prepared fresh daily with their own family recipes. Stop by to visit San Jose’s at 7427 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando.

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NewFebruary Members 2010 ACCOUNTANTS CERTIFIED PUBLIC Jim Adkinson, CPA, P.A. Jim Adkinson

CONSTRUCTION - GENERAL Blue Cord Design and Construction LLC Michael Waldrop

BANKS United Legacy Bank Russ Salerno

GOVERNMENTAL South Florida Water Management District Bridget Tolley

CATERING JamaicanThrowdown Catering Svcs. Janet Green CLINIC - MEDICAL (IMMEDIATE CARE) Florida Hospital Centra Care Dr. Phillips Alayne Reid-Jones

HOSPICE Hospice of the Comforter Stan Hawley INTERIOR DESIGN Scott Bray Design Associate Scott Bray LAWN CARE VC Lawn Care Fred Cisneros

MORTGAGE LOANS FBC Mortgage, LLC Jeffrey Sachs PHOTOGRAPHY Jennifer T. Roper PHYSICIANS GENERAL PRACTICE Bay Area Family Practice Salma Tabrez PHYSICIANS - PEDIATRICIAN Pediatric Associates of Orlando, P.A. Pam Roy POOL SERVICE AND SUPPLIES Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies Jennifer Brazzell

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIER Premier Cutlery Depot, LLC Deddy Sumrahadi RESTAURANTS Cedar’s Restaurant Charabel Saab Red Wing Restaurant Chris Seefeldt San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant Zenovio Armando SCHOOLS The New Academy Inc. Nancy Davis

Renewed Members February 2010 ACCOUNTANTS CERTIFIED PUBLIC Thomas Meena, CPA Thomas Meena APARTMENTS Country Gardens Linda Vandiver Vizcaya Lakes Apartments Tony Rhodes ASSOCIATE Cara Hennen AUTOMOBILE DEALERSHIPS Ford of Clermont Robert Whitten BANKS BB&T Cindy Gainey BUILDERS/CONTRACTORS/ DEVELOPERS R. C. Stevens Construction Company Tim Keating CATERING Uncle Kenny’s BBQ Catering Kenny Nadeau CITIES & TOWNS City of Ocoee Robert Frank

CLEANING SERVICES Classic Care Of America Eileen Neumayer

ORGANIZATIONS - CIVIC Ocoee Lion’s Foundation, Inc. Mike O’Halloran

SCHOOLS Frangus Elementary School Stephanie Jernigan

COMPUTER - SALES/SERVICE/ CONSULTANT Technology Solutions of America Buddy Carpenito

PAYROLL SERVICES Paychex Debbie Glenn

Hiawassee Elementary Jennifer Gramzinski

FACILITATOR Brilliance Institute, Inc. Simon Bailey

POLITICAL CAMPAIGN Todd Long for Congress Todd Long

FINANCIAL SERVICES Edward Jones Investments Neil Oehlstrom

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Community Management Professionals Sue Carpenter

FLORIST & GIFTS Winter Garden Florist & Gifts Margaret Bujska

PUBLISHING Village Profile Allon Fish

GAS COMPANIES Lake Apopka Natural Gas District Samuel Davis

RESTAURANTS Bonefish Grill John McCarthy

LAND DEVELOPMENT Avalon Home & Property Owners’ Association Carol Johnson

Hardee’s Tim Haberkamp

MASSAGE THERAPY West Orange Massage Therapy Emily Tornatore MOVING & STORAGE Florida Family Movers Liz Nader

Roy’s Restaurant Miguel Sultun Subway - W. Colonial Gayle Pryor Tommy Bahama Crystal Carr UNO Chicago Grill Nick Legakis

Lake Gem Elementary Patty Harrelson Lake Whitney Elementary Beth Prince Ocoee High School Mike Armbruster Pinewood Elementary School Kandace Goshe Westside Tech Adelina Brann SIGNS The Original Sign Factory Bill Richardson SURVEYORS - LAND Allen & Company, Inc. Jean Hobson TELECOMMUNICATIONS AT&T Judy Spencer


CHAMBER CHATTER

The Rosen Centre Hotel has once again been named the best of the best in meeting/convention properties by the readers of Meetings & Conventions (M&C) magazine. For the fourth year, the hotel has received the prestigious Gold Platter award for excellence in food and beverage, as well as a Gold Key award denoting the hotel as an allaround outstanding meetings property.  The Rosen Centre was one of only 20 hotels in the United States, Puerto Rico and Bahamas to earn the coveted Gold Platter award this year. Centra Care at 3005 Daniels Rd. Winter Garden – Girl’s Night Out for Health on Thursday, May 6th from 3:00 - 7:30pm. Free Community Health Event featuring education, wellness screeings, food, fun and prizes. More info, visit www.centracare.org or 407-200-CARE

And The Winners Are… The March winners of “It Pays to Read the Newsletter” each received a ticket to our Annual Best Fest - “A Taste of West Orange”. Congratulations to: Gary Gamache - American Backflow Testing Nicole Johnson - Element Funding Chesta Hembrooke - S.T.A.R.S. of West Orange Visit our web site www.wochamber.com to find archived newsletters. Be sure to read the newsletter and enter the drawing for your chance to win! IT PAYS TO READ THE NEWSLETTER!

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Cedar’s Restaurant on “restaurant row” in Dr. Phillips on Sand Lake Road received a rave review from Heather McPherson, Orlando Sentinel’s Food Editor. Congratulations to Cedar’s, a family-owned Lebanese restaurant. It stands out with “melt-in-your-mouth cuisine” where the pace is leisurely, efficient and courteous and the servings are ample so that you have plenty to take home to continue your Lebanese culinary journey at home. Florida Technical College invites you to attend not your ordinary “Career Fair” on Wednesday, 4/21 from 1-4 pm at 12689 Challenger Parkway Ste. 140, Orlando, 32826 For more information, call 407-447-7300

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Photography courtesy of Portraits by LaVerne M&I Bank was founded more that 162 years ago by Samuel Marshall, a man who believed in the Golden Rule, to treat others the way we would like to be treated. Today that belief is alive and well and practiced at every M&I office, including their new location at 950 S. Dillard Street in Winter Garden. Their commitment to you gives you tips, tools and techniques to make financial decisions with confidence. They offer everything you need to increase your financial fitness under one roof, and a full-range of financial experts to help with your personal and business needs.


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MARCH BUSINESS AFTER HOURS The West Orange Chamber of Commerce recently held the March Business After Hours at the Oakland Park Sales Center located at 15241 E. Oakland Avenue in Winter Garden. Attendees enjoyed complimentary beverages and an assortment of delicious, healthy, grilled foods from The Golden Bear Club. West Orange Chamber Members were among the first to get a sneak peak at brand new floor plans from West Orange Chamber Supporting Trustee & Oakland Park Builder, Form Community as well as tour one of their 2010 Parade Homes.

On Friday March 12th, the West Orange Chamber of Commerce presented the Annual School Board Members’ Breakfast at MetroWest Golf Club. The Breakfast was sponsored by Universal Orlando and featured special guest moderator Gail Paschall-Brown of WESH TV 2. The Orange County School Board Members each provided an update on their district and committees and took part in an audience question and answer period at the close of the breakfast. Pictured from left to right are: Chamber President Stina D’Uva, School Board Member Daryl Flynn, Sponsor John McReynolds of Universal Orlando, School Board Members: Nancy Robbinson, Joie Cadle, Christine Moore and Vicky Bell with Chamber Chairman Jim Densmore.

Bob Hennen shows Father Tom Rutherford the site plan for the Oakland Park

WEST ORANGE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MARCH EVENT

MEMBER OF THE MONTH Congratulations to House Blend Cafe’ for being awarded Member of the Month for February 2010. House Blend provides complimentary coffee for the various meetings held at the Chamber Office. Pictured are: Anette Luck, Pat Gleason, Dorcas Dillard, Cara Hennen, Josh Taylor, Lori Burshan, Rev. Tom Rutherford and Jaclyn Whiddon,

Recently, the West Orange Young Professionals group held an event called “Fast Track Networking” at Urban Flats in Dr. Phillips. Attendees were given the opportunity to practice their one minute elevator speech in a “speed dating” like format. Guests also mixed and mingled while dining on an assortment of flat breads provided by Urban Flats and enjoyed great happy hour specials all night long! Pictured below from left to right are some of the event attendees: Yog Melwani of Apex Commerce Center, Pam Roy and Charlene Lane of Pediatric Associates of Orlando, Shane Fischer Attorney at Law, Rafael Guerra of Different Perspective, Rafael Rodriguez of PrismOne, Natalie Nowicki of NorthWestern Mutual, Dr. Irish Lim of Pediatric Associates, Kevin Fisher of Commercial Design Services, Heather Kelley of Servpro, Heather Maloney of EcoWave and Arti Kalidas of VJA Construction.


LUNCH AND LEARN

The “Mixing It Up With Marketing” session, sponsored and presented by Plaudits! session was filled with information, tools and tips on reaching the 58% of those who are buying now, -”women”! This entertaining presentation was a non-stop adventure into ways you could inexpensively tweak your marketing messages and tactics to reach this demographic. In today’s market, a “one-size-fits-all” approach will not work. Look for key points in a write up on the presentation in the May newsletter. 

2010 LEADERSHIP WEST ORANGE The WOCC Leadership West Orange class learned about the environment at its second session. The class took a field trip to the north shore of Lake Apopka and discovered how the restoration of Lake Apopka is not only good for the environment but can be beneficial to the economic growth of West Orange County. The group then traveled to the Oakland Nature Preserve and participated in a nature hike guided by Jim Thomas. Pictured: Standing left to right: Pam Bozkurt, Jerry Moore, Dewane Pace, Maria Ellis, Catherine Matthews, Bo Schnieder, Daryl Kim, Peggy Isaacson, Clifton Addison, Anette Luck, Michael Buscemi and Suzanne Gruszka. Seated: Sarah Wambles, Shamailah Ahmen, Zenaida Negron, Karen Willis and Freddy Clark.

Think of the Chamber as “A Friend with Benefits!” NETWORKING GROUPS - Expand your contacts by networking with other businesses and receive referrals from clients with related interests. The Tuesday Networking Group meets every Tuesday of the month at Mimi’s Café located at 3130 Daniels Road in Winter Garden from 8:00-9:00am. Contact Jon White @jhwhite@cfl.rr.com. Increase your customer base by using other Chamber members as your FREE sales force. The Wednesday Networking group meets the first & third Wednesday of the month at Panera Bread in Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves from 8:00 -9:00am. Contact Linda Osterberg for more info at lindaost@msn.com. Network with fellow Chamber members while enjoying lunch at a different Chamber member restaurant each month! Lead and Feed is the 2nd Thursday of the month from 12:00- 1:30pm. Call Heather Weidenbruch for more information (407) 859-7123 x 115. POWER NETWORKING - Perfect your 60-second presentation speech for your business! Power Networking sessions are held every other month and open to only one profession per session. This exciting and fast paced hour gives you the opportunity to connect with up to 19 other business people one on one, from our Chamber Membership. Call WOCC for more info.

Photography courtesy of www.jenniferroper.us The Ocoee Express Employment Professionals franchise, located at 1101 S. Clarke Road, began operation in 2009 and services the West Orlando area with temporary and direct hire employees in a variety of fields, including clerical, light industrial, technical, marketing and HR solutions. Worldwise, Express Employment Professionals employs 350,000 people each year, with more than 500 offices in four countries


Florida’s growth: A better way There has to be a better way. Advocates for smart growth say that Florida’s government is so broken that an election needs to be held every time a change to a comprehensive plan is approved by local government. An amendment to the Florida Constitution, Amendment 4, will be on the ballot this fall. In Jacksonville last year, 67 land use amendments were processed. Can you imagine 67 separate land use changes on a ballot? That is like using a machine gun to kill a flea. It is an extreme reaction to some clear abuses, the overuse of changes in comprehensive plans that have been dominated by insiders, leaving neighbors and the public too much out of the loop. Something short of elections is needed every time an amendment comes up.This is where the Florida Legislature should step in to provide a reasonable way for exceptions to be passed - real exceptions. The proponents of Amendment 4 are banking that the public is so disgusted with unbridled growth that 60 percent of the voters will approve. Dissatisfaction is probably greater in South Florida, the poster child of bad growth. Marketing and apple pie Proponents of the amendment have done a good job making their case, starting with their name - Florida Hometown Democracy. Who could be against that? They could have called themselves Florida Motherhood and Apple Pie, too. They make the point that citizens usually are overpowered and outgunned by developers and their skilled lawyers and lobbyists. They know the rules. They often support the politicians sitting in judgment. And they often have contributed to their campaigns. Supporters say their amendment would not stop growth, that elections would only apply to changes that do not comply with existing land use plans, that there is plenty of room for growth without exceptions. Only when a developer seeks to build a project that violates current land use plans and local officials approve of it would a local election take effect. This does not relate to zoning matters, but to the broader changes in comprehensive plans. This gives voters the final say, supporters say - direct democracy. More practical An irony is that this constitutional amendment is a byproduct of an era of rapid, sometimes uncontrolled growth. That era is gone now and it looks like it won’t be returning any time soon. An overreaction to past excesses is unwise. Opponents say if local government officials are too tied to development interests, then vote them out at the ballot box. But don’t fill up elections with land use changes. The Florida Legislature needs to provide a practical way to reduce the number of land use changes without direct elections and provide for more enforcement of citizen notice and input rules. One way is to require a supermajority vote of the governing body, say 75 percent, for land use changes. On Jacksonville’s City Council of 19 members, that would mean 14 votes rather than 10. On a five-member county commission, it would require four votes. That is more reasonable, and still would provide for exceptions. The system is broken. But don’t make the solution worse than the problem. For more information go to: http://Florida2010.org.


WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TAKES ON TALLAHASSEE On March 17th & 18th, 100 community leaders from Central Florida including many from the West Orange area joined forces for Central Florida Coalition Capitol Connection 2010 trip to Tallahassee. This regional partnership represents attendees from throughout the Central Florida Region and showcases continued regional efforts as we build stronger relationships through communication. This coalition represents the Apopka Area, East Orlando, Hispanic Chamber of MetroOrlando, Orlando, Inc., Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional, Seminole County Regional, West Orange and Winter Park Chambers of Commerce. This year, the Central Florida Coalition of Chambers of Commerce, representing more than 7300 businesses, advocated for the passage of the Entertainment Industry Economic Development Act. If passed, this tax credit would lead to immediate job growth and increased revenue. Members of the West Orange Chamber also met with legislators and reminded them of the West Orange Chamber priorities that were adopted by the Board of Directors at its 2010 February meeting. These priorities cover everything from correcting the Average Class Size Amendment to providing specific funding for Level One Trauma Centers. To view the West Orange Chamber’s 2010 Legislative Priorities please visit www.wochamber.com. This year the attendees of the trip heard from over a dozen legislators during a briefing which was followed by a reception at the exclusive Governor’s Club. A highlight of the trip was a media briefing where the inner workings of the capitol were revealed by the panel experts. “Traveling to Tallahassee with a large constituency and advocating on behalf of businesses is a key role of a strong Chamber of Commerce, like West Orange,” said Stina D’Uva, President of the West Orange Chamber. “The legislators have already responded to our plea to alter the unemployment tax increase and we look forward to other favorable outcomes.” The West Orange community is growing and evolving everyday. The West Orange Chamber is dedicated to showcasing the integrity and professional interests of our members and is proud to represent our community.

100 attendees of the Central Florida Coalition Capitol Connection 2010 trip to Tallahassee in the Senate Chambers before attending a reception with legislators at the exclusive Governor’s Club. This coalition represents the Apopka Area, East Orlando, Hispanic Chamber of MetroOrlando, Orlando, Inc., Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional, Seminole County Regional, West Orange and Winter Park Chambers of Commerce.


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Wednesday, April 7th Best Fest “A Taste of West Orange” Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida “The Exchange” at Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves 5:00 pm – 8:30pm General Admission $31.00 in advance, $41.00 at the door For more info contact Lauren Wolf at 407-656-1304 ext. 5

Allen & Company, Inc. Apple Air Conditionaing & Heating, Inc. Form Community Hagan O’Reilly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Plaudits! Publix Sines Blakeslee Madyda, P.A. Certified Public Accountants, P.A. Technology Solutions of America

Thursday, April 8th Lead and Feed Bar Louie, Orlando 12:00pm – 1:30pm For more information contact DJ Stephens at dj@whdotv38.com

Thursday, May 13th Lead and Feed Mimi’s Café, Winter Garden Village 12:00 – 1:30pm For more information contact DJ Stephens at dj@whdotv38.com Thursday, May 20th Chamber Connection New Member Orientation and Refresher Sponsored by Strombeck Consulting, CPA’s Chamber Board Room 3:30 – 4:30pm Free to current Chamber members For more information contact Chris Eckert at 407-656-1304, ext. 0 Thursday, May 20th Business After Hours Sponsored and Hosted by Tavern on the Lake, MetroWest 5:30pm – 7:00pm Chamber Member Earned Rate: $5.00 Non Member Rate: $10.00 For more information contact Carrie Wilson at 407-656-1304 ext. 4

Monday, April 12th S.O.A.R. Awards Sponsored by Trophies Unlimited 6:00pm – 7:30pm Dr. Phillips High School For more information contact Carrie Wilson at 407-656-1304 ext. 4 Wednesday, April 28th Lunch and Learn – Your Time is Money Presented by Build A Business Sponsored by Strombeck Consulting, CPA’s 12:00 – 1:30 pm Chamber Board Room For more information contact Chris Eckert at 407-656-1304 ext. 0

Wednesday, May 26th Commissioners Luncheon Sponsored by Walt Disney World 11:30am – 12:00pm Registration and Networking 12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch and Program St. Pauls Presbyterian Church, Ocoee Chamber Member Earned Rate: $26.00 Non Member Rate: $31.00 Reserved Table of 6: $156.00 For more information contact Carrie Wilson at 407-656-1304 ext. 4

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