2015 ATHENA Awards Luncheon
This year's recipients are Dorothy Jacks, Palm Beach County Property Appriaser in the Individual category; FoundCare, in the Business/Organization category and Loverly Sheridan, L.E.A.P, in the Young Professional Leadership category. (Capehart photography)
Trustee Luncheon Guest Speaker, Verdenia Baker
Baker indicated that by using her experience in the budget area at the county she will hold her employees to goal of providing more with less. A brief discussion took place regarding the concept of an increase in the local sales tax.
The Chamber supports STEM initiative in schools
Sarah Alsofrom, Chamber Chair and Don Kiselewski of Florida Power and Light present Diane Mahar, Principal of Belvedere Elementary School, a check for $3,000 to assist the school in expanding their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiative. Students from the school were most appreciative of the donation. The money was collected at the Chamber’s Back to School Breakfast.
YPOP and Compass team up for a sellout event
Norton Art Museum hosted the Young Professionals Mixer of the Palm Beaches (YPOP) and Compass Pride Business Alliance at Art After Dark on Thursday, August 27. The event featured an evening of networking, cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres, art and live music. This 200 + attendee event was a smash hit! To see more photos please follow us on Instagram @YPOP_PB or for more YPOP information contact Jamie Walton at email@example.com
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Newsmakers & Shakers
Charlie Sisca, Sisca Construcation, West Palm Beach, FL
Chamber Breakfast, Seminars, Mixers, Business Builders, Power Networking, etc.
Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
Our Chamber Means BusinessThe Chamber is a proactive organization that achieves results and meets community needs. The association has always been on the cutting edge of the community’s critical concerns, working for new small business programs, representing business interests at all levels of government, promoting tourism and recruiting new business and industry to the area.
The Chamber's strength is derived from its diversity and number of members. Both large and small businesses, from virtually every profession, are represented within our organization. These members make the Chamber one of the most effective and respected business associations in the state, providing both input and the manpower to see that the needs of area businesses are met by the city, county and state governments. As a unified voice for businesses, the Chamber accomplishes collectively what no one business can do alone, dealing with the many issues that affect the community's quality of life.