AN EMAIL TO THE PORT OF PALM BEACH POST FROM PALM BEACH NORTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 8-30-2017…

AN EMAIL TO THE PORT OF PALM BEACH POST FROM PALM BEACH NORTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 8-30-2017…

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

August 30, 2017
In This Issue

Upcoming Events

Chamber U
Friday, September 1
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Palm Beach State College – Room #SC161
3160 PGA Blvd
Palm Beach Gardens

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Health Care Committee Mixer
Thursday,
September 7
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
PGA National Resort – Palm Terrace
400 Ave of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens
 
Power Networking
Wednesday, September 13
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Abacoa Golf Club
105 Barbados Drive
Jupiter

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Business Before Hours: 2017 Mayor’s Breakfast
Wednesday, September 20
7:15 – 9:00 a.m.
Palm Beach Gardens Marriott
400 RCA Blvd
Palm Beach Gardens

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Hot Deals

Job Postings

Welcome, Jeanne Ford!

We would like to recognize Jeanne Ford as our new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer here at the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce!

Jeanne Ford joins us from Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando where she was a Public Affairs senior leader responsible for Cast fundraising, community outreach events, the Ambassador Program and Disney VoluntEARS, the nation’s largest employee volunteer program.

Originally recruited to be a core member of the Opening Team for Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex, her 20-year career also included leading the Park Special Events business, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Conventions & Catering, Media and College & International Programs.

Jeanne serves on the Florida State University College of Communication & Information Leadership Board. She is a 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient honored by the Florida State University College of Communication & Information.

We are glad to have you on board, Jeanne!

Congratulations, Jorge Pesquera!

Discover the Palm Beaches CEO Jorge Pesquerawas featured in this week’s South Florida Business Journal for making his mark on a destination.
Before taking on the chief role at Palm Beach County’s official tourism marketing bureau in November 2007, he led efforts to build the $450 million Puerto Rico Convention Center during his decade as the president of the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau. His father, whom Pesquera calls the best salesperson he’s ever known, had occupied the same position decades before him. Read more

Ribbon Cutting

Seacoast Bank – Jupiter Branch
585 W. Indiantown Road
Jupiter, FL
Seacoast Bank had a premier event yesterday evening to unveil their recent remodel of their Jupiter branch to the business community. Seacoast Bank has been a long time member of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, and takes pride in investing in their local communities. Stop by their location to see the spectacular renovations!

Woman of the Year Nominations

The 2017 Woman of the Year nominations are available! Nominations will close next Tuesday, September 5 at 5:00 p.m. The nomination form can be found here.
The recipient for this award must meet or exceed the following criteria:
  • Demonstrate leadership that benefits the Palm Beach North community by creating or contributing significantly to the success of one or more local organizations.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Palm Beach North community by inspiring community-wide support.
  • Exemplifies the highest standards of business and community leadership.
  • Positively impacts the growth of the Palm Beach North Community.
The Woman of the Year Award recipient will be announced at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place on Tuesday, October 24 beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Member News

KOKO Fit Club kicked off a 12 week fitness challenge for 10 women from their community in conjunction with the American Heart Association. These women all work in Palm Beach County, for companies such as Jupiter Medical Center and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. They will have the benefit of their technology and coaching while being supported by AHA’s education programs.

Member Events

September 9
Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League‘s Countdown2Zero Pet Adoption Event will be Saturday, September 9 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. They are in need of volunteers in a variety of ways. Please visit this link to view roles and to sign up for shifts.

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