March 22, 2017
In This Issue

Featured Event

Thursday, May 25th
PGA National Resort

Annual Chamber Publication

Please log in to your member account to update all of your member information by April 25th. Content from your member account will be used to generate the directory listing for the 2017-2018 Palm Beach North Business & Community Guide.

For advertising information, please contact Dan Fudge at 561.820.4316

*Must be a member by April 25th to receive directory listing.

Upcoming Events

Baseball After Hours at Roger Dean Stadium
Friday, March 24th
5:30 p.m.

Cassidy Cool Zone
Roger Dean Stadium
4751 Main Street
Click to register

Small Business Seminar: You’ve Been Hacked
Tuesday, March 28th
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Riviera Beach Marina Event Center 
190 East 13th Street
Riviera Beach
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Women in Business Luncheon: From The Holocaust To Happiness – A Survivors Journey
Wed., March 29th
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Jupiter Beach Resort 
5 North A1A 
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Power Networking
Tuesday, April 4th
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Abacoa Golf Club 
105 Barbados Dr
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The Palm Beach North Chamber would like to welcome and recognize our newest members. We are delighted to have each of you as a part of our Chamber family!

Now Accepting Applications for Annual Chamber Scholarship

The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce has established the John C. Giba Student Leadership Award Program to encourage, recognize and reward selected area High School seniors who have demonstrated strong leadership potential through a combination of scholastic excellence, community service, and extra-curricular activities. The PBN Chamber recognizes these students at the Annual Education Awards breakfast in May with a plaque and a monetary gift.  Money for the gifts is derived from the income of an Endowment Program established under the Foundation of the Chamber, a private non-profit foundation.
John C. Giba, a Jupiter-Tequesta businessman, believed in the importance of student leadership through education. The PBN Chamber Foundation was formed to oversee the endowment established by Mr. Giba’s donation, and is committed to investing in the educational future of our youth.
Click to button below to learn more about the requirements, criteria, and more information.
Applications must be received in the Chamber office by April 12, 2017.

YEA! Awards Start-Up Funds to Students at Investor Panel Event

Beth Kigel (PBN Chamber), Adam Herold (Kickstartists), and Jan Cairnes (Hanley Foundation – YEA! Presenting Sponsor)
Last week, the PBN Chamber Foundation hosted the annual Young Entrepreneur’s Academy (YEA!) Investor Panel at FAU’s Jupiter Campus. This event showcased the 10 startup business the YEA! class of 2016-2017 has been  working on since October. Students took the stage in a “shark tank” style format, and pitched their businesses to a group of local business leaders and owners, known as the ‘Investor Panel’ to compete for real start-up capital to launch their businesses.
Each business was awarded various amounts of start-up funding. Students Kennedi English & Adam Herold claimed the additional honor of being selected as the YEA! Saunders Semi-Finalist for the Palm Beach North region. Their business Kickstartists will move onto YEA!’s regional competition for a chance to compete in the final round of the Saunders Scholars Competition in Rochester, New York.
Thank you to all of the YEA! sponsors, mentors, and volunteers for making these very special evening possible!
Click here to watch a video of the event.

Bala Boutique – North Palm Beach 
Website | 420 US Hwy 1, #4, North Palm Beach
Left to right: Sabrina Gagnon, Donna Barnette, Sara Boron, and Cindi Tomasek

Bala Boutique was created by Donna and Sara in 2015. They wanted to create a place where a mother and daughter (of any age) could shop together, and get an amazing gift for under $50. Bala works a lot with independent, local artisans as well as the Fair Trade Community. They love giving back to our community and strive to keep things fresh in both locations, by putting out new merchandise multiple times a week.

Member News

Member Events

March 24th
Empowering Women to take control of their financial future. 

Women did you know there’s a 90% chance you’ll be the sole financial decision maker?


Ladies Luncheon at III Forks on PGA at Noon on 3/24/17 RSVP 561-990-1695 or Informal discussion about: Retirement Planning, Life Events, Estate Planning, Long Term care and more.
March 28th
Roosters Men’s Grooming Center (MGC) has opened at 4550 Donald Ross Road in Palm Beach Gardens. The community is invited to attend Roosters’ official ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 with the Palm Beach North Chamber. For more information, call 561-318-6312 or click here.
April 6th
Are you are sneezing, coughing, have a runny nose and itchy eyes during certain times of the year? You may be experiencing seasonal allergies. 4/6, Join Dr. Elena Perez, an allergist on the medical staff at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, for an educational lecture on managing and treating your symptoms. Please call 855-387-5864 to register.
April 22nd
The Five Star Magnet Program at Palm Beach Gardens Community High School will be holding it’s annual fund raiser, the Arty Falk Golf Classic, on April 22 at Abacoa Golf Club. The money raised from this collaborative event will benefit the magnet students.  Click here for more information or call Karyn Hart at (561) 691-0511.