Governmental Affairs Update – May 2015

Citizens for Space Exploration is a grassroots space advocacy group. Each year a trip is organized giving attendees an opportunity to meet with members of Congress to share with them the importance of human space exploration and a fully funded NASA budget. This is a self-funded trip scheduled for May 19th through May 22nd. If […]

Membership Development Update -May 2015

The Ambassador Committee, chaired by Sandy McHardy, held an April meeting. The committee continues to work on enhancing the mentoring and retention programs. The Ambassadors recently started a monthly, after-hours networking event. The next after-hours mixer will be Friday, May 1st from 6:00-9:00pm at the Holiday Inn (I-95 & Hwy 50). This of course is […]

Cocoa’s Paragon Plastics looks to expand in Titusville

Cocoa’s Paragon Plastics may expand in Titusville with help of Brevard, city tax breaks Paragon Plastics founder and owner David Trout knows he took a big risk when, as an employee of the Sea Ray boat plant on Merritt Island, he decided to set out on his own to start a business, making plastic components. […]

Better Business Council Update – April 2015

The Better Business Council, chaired by Danny Treder of Treder Realty, held a March meeting. The Council met to review a case where both sides had rebutted each other’s claim. The Council was successful in forming a recommendation. Year to date, we have received 7 complaints. Our Better Business Spotlight of the Month honors goes […]

Education Committee Update – April 2015

The Education Committee met on April 10th. The Committee discussed the upcoming Career Fair to be held at Eastern Florida State College on November 5, 2015. Save the date notices will go out this month. The OYA Scholarship applications were sent to the selection committee. A decision will be made and the scholarship will be […]

Titusville Area Visitors Council Update – April 2015

The March meeting featured Eric Garvey, Director of the Space Coast office of Tourism. He discussed ptotential ideas and future plans to uphold the Tourism Office’s motto “improve the qualtiy of life of Brevard County citizens through tourism activity.” He shared predictions of an 8% revenue growth in Titusville tourist tax collection in 2015 and […]

Governmental Affairs Update – April 2015

At the most recent Governmental Affairs Committee, had an extended discussion about the Healthy Florida Works bill currently being discussed in the Florida Legislature. In 2015 as part of the Affordable care Act, the Low Income Pool funds will no longer be available to community hospitals to offset the cost of caring for the uninsured. […]

Membership Development Update -April 2015

The Ambassador Committee, chaired by Sandy McHardy, held a March meeting. The committee continues to work on enhancing the mentoring and retention programs. The Ambassadors started a monthly, after-hours networking event back in January. Check out the Chamber calendar for the next after-hours networking event. This of course is a free event and is open […]

Better Business Council Update – March 2015

The Better Business Council, chaired by Danny Treder of Treder Realty, did not receive any new cases to be reviewed by the Council. Therefore, the BBC did not hold a February meeting. Our Better Business Spotlight of the Month honors goes to Truman Scarborough, Jr., Attorney. Congratulations! The BBC is still in need of new […]

Education Committee Update – March 2015

The Education Committee continues to recognize the Outstanding Young Adults at the luncheons. The March luncheon will also identify 40 local businesses nominated by our schools for their generosity and support. Each business will receive a plaque thanking them for their assistance. The Education Committee will meet in the Chamber Boardroom at 8:30 am on […]