July 12, 2017
In This Issue

Upcoming Events

Disaster Management Workshop
Tuesday, July 18th
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Palm Beach State College – Gardens Campus Bio Science Building Room SC127
Business Before Hours: Legislative Update
Wednesday, July 19th
7:15 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
Palm Beach Gardens Marriott
4000 RCA Blvd
Wednesday, July 26th
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
PGA Arts Center
4076 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens
Business Savvy Women’s Forum
Wednesday, August 2nd
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Office
Palm Beach Gardens

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!
The Office Station
500 Clearlake Executive Suites
Sherwin Williams
Florida Fishing Academy, Inc.
Jupiter Tequesta Athletic Association
Professional Bank
Sunbelt Business Brokers of South Florida
Ryan William’s Agency
Yard House USA, LLC
Your Eye Specialists
Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank
Palm Beach Pain, LLC
RB Financial Advisors Inc.

Neighborhood Renaissance


Disaster Management Workshop

Join us for our 2017 Disaster Management Workshop on Tuesday, July 18th at Palm Beach State College. The theme of this workshop is to build community resiliency through strategic private public partnerships. “Building a Culture of Preparedness – When Seconds Count”.

The participation of attendees at our workshop will play a major factor in identifying strategies and future steps we can take together in preparing for disasters when seconds count.

Tuesday, July 18th
Palm Beach State College – Room SC127
3160 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Register here for the FREE event!

Executive Trustee Reception

Left to right: Beth Kigel, Chancellor Madeline Pumariega, and Ava Parker

On Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Palm Beach State College’s Eissey Theater Chancellor Madeline Pumariegaspoke with our Executive Trustee Council on updates from the Florida College System.

About the Chancellor
Madeline M. Pumariega became the Florida College System (FCS) Chancellor in August of 2015. She is proud that the 28 Florida colleges offer flexible programs and schedules that enable residents to pursue higher education regardless of whether they recently graduated from high school or are returning to re-tool for another career path. Her goal is to ensure that all students have a pathway to complete their degree or professional credential that lead them to meet their academic goals and ultimately helps them get a job.

Ribbon Cutting

The Regus Group – Jupiter Harbourside

110 Front Street, Suite #300, Jupiter, FL 33477

Regus opened its newest location at Harbourside Place in Jupiter due to the increased demand for flexible, workplace solutions. On Thursday May 11th, Regus officially “cut the ribbon” with the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce at their Grand-Opening /Open House from 4pm-7pm.
Left to right: Barbara Ryan, Claudia Giacone, Birgit Kuesters, Jennifer Cleveland, Elizabeth Baker, and Bob Goldfarb

Trustee Spotlight

Diane Peterson McNeal

Wilmington Trust

Diane Peterson McNeal is the senior private banker to oversee Private Banking services in the Florida market.

McNeal has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry-30 years of those years in the Florida market. Most recently she was the alternate group manager for Florida Private Banking for Comerica Wealth Management.

She earned a BBA in Finance and Marketing from Adelphi University, and an Executive MBA in Risk Management and Legal Compliance from Florida Atlantic University. She has also studied advanced lending and financial management techniques.

McNeal teaches a course on integrating private banking into overall wealth planning at Florida Trust School. She is also an advisory council member for Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet Wilkes Honors College, emeritus board member and past president of Opportunity Inc. Early Learning Center, and a Gracey Society Member of Executive Women of the Palm Beaches.

Thank you for being an Executive Trustee Council member, Diane!

Member News

Jupiter Medical Center has opened its third Urgent Care Center at 3250 PGA Boulevard, just across from The Gardens Mall. The location is also home to a new center for physical rehabilitation, offering patients unparalleled convenience for their health and wellness needs.

HeartCare Imaging is honored to be recognized by Modern Healthcare as 2017 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.  With an eye to the future, CEO Bob Stilley, has cultivated a culture within HCI to exceed expectations at every turn.  HeartCare Imaging is pleased to be selected and will continue to push the industry towards the very ideals we hold dear.Barbara LeBrun, SIOR of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman is Elected to Leadership Palm Beach County 2017-2018 Board of Governors.  Please continue reading here.

Joe Negron has rejoined Akerman’s Litigation Practice Group as of counsel in the West Palm Beach office, where he will continue to represent clients in high stakes litigation, business law and complex commercial litigation.
The West Jupiter Community Center (Edna W. Tutorial Center) is proud to announce the election of its new board president Cary Stamp, CFP®, CDFA™. Stamp is president of Cary Stamp & Company, an investment management company in Tequesta.
Domnick, Cunningham & Whalen is proud to announce five of their attorneys have received the distinction of being named to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list and one associate was inducted into the list of Rising Stars. This year, shareholder Sean C. Domnick was bestowed with the additional honor of being named to the Florida Top 100 and Miami Top 100 lists.

Member Events

July 13th
St. Mark’s will host Imam Azhar Subedar, an Islamic scholar and interfaith orator, on Thursday, July 13 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Imam Subedar will engage an interfaith community of Christians, Jews, and Muslims in a conversation about how the world’s great religions can find common ground during this time of mistrust. Free and open to community. Call 561-622-0956 or email for more information.
July 15th
Loggerhead Marinelife Center will be hosting a beach clean-up on Saturday, July 15 at 8:30 a.m. Light breakfast will be provided compliments of Whole Foods Market, and coffee will be provided by Oceana Coffee. Please RSVP to Lynne Wells at by Friday, July 14 at noon. (Groups with eight or more people, please RSVP by Thursday, July 13.)
July 21st
Jupiter Medical Center is having an open house Friday, July 21 from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. at their new location! They are now providing Urgent Care & Physical Therapy services in Palm Beach Gardens. For more information or to RSVP, call 561-406-3882 or email Lunch will be served.
July 26th
Healthier Jupiter will be holding a Community Meeting Wednesday, July 26 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. to discuss the accomplishments of the past year and a look forward to growing our healthier community. RSVP for the Community Meeting here.
November 16-20th
David R. Randell Photographics is having a 5-day Cuba photo tour which includes Old Havana, Central Havana, Vedado, Miramar, Las Terrazas, and Varadero. For reservations and information, contact Carlson Maritime Travel at 623 E Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 or call at 727-945-1930.

Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, 5520 PGA Blvd, Suite 200, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
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