August 2, 2017
In This Issue

Upcoming Events

Chamber U
Thursday, August 3rd
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Palm Beach State College, Room SC161
Palm Beach Gardens
Young Professionals Connect
Wednesday, August 9th
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Yard House
1170 Lake Victoria Gardens
Palm Beach Gardens
Coffee with Beth
Thursday, August 10th
8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Office
Palm Beach Gardens

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Business Before Hours with Congressman Brian Mast
Wednesday, August 16th
7:15 – 9:00 a.m.
Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa
Small Business Seminar: Negotiating & Closing the $ale
Thursday, August 17th
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Florida Atlantic University – Jupiter Campus
PC 158 Lifelong Learning Society

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Hot Deals

Job Postings

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!
Corporate Health & Wellness Association
Precision Integrated Data, LLC

2017 Chamber Golf Classic

Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 7th Annual Chamber Golf Classic presented by Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Sandhill Crane Golf Club!
Business leaders and decision makers from companies throughout Palm Beach North are invited to participate in this prestigious tournament and play on this newly redesigned and renovated course.

Welcome, Jessica Cooley!

We would like to recognize Jessica Cooley as our new Director of Membership Development here at Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce!
Jessica has really enjoyed growing both personally and professionally in her career while being able to pursue her passion of athletics. During her most recent role as
Director of Basketball Operations at the University of South Florida, Jessica represented the women’s basketball program in many facets of business while managing a wide scope of responsibilities. In 2011, Jessica was named Saint Leo University’s Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach. She was awarded the Jonathon J. Thurston Memorial Award in 2015 for demonstrating early career success in the field of sport and entertainment management. Additionally, Jessica has been involved with many volunteer and community service projects, and is affiliated with several professional organizations.
Jessica earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Sports Management at Northwood University (FL) while playing on their women’s basketball team. In 2014, she earned her Master’s Degree in Business Management at University of South Florida.
We are glad to have you on board, Jessica!

Business Savvy Women’s Forum

This morning, Cheryl Gowdie led our Business Savvy Women’s Forum! Cheryl Gowdie is Founder and CEO of ACCEZY, an international business coaching and consulting practice. She works with senior professionals and business owners to develop and implement strategies to successfully achieve their professional and business goals. She accumulated extensive business and leadership experience which she now uses to facilitate transformational outcomes for her clients.

We are looking forward to our next Business Savvy Women’s Forum on October 4th!

Did You Know?

As a Chamber member, your business has theopportunities to:

To learn more about your membership benefits, please call Jessica at (561) 748-3942!

Member News

Gilbane Building Company Reaches Successful Milestone at Azure Phase II Condominiums. The team along with more than 250 trade workers celebrated the construction topping out of the luxury project in Palm Beach Gardens. Read more

Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) announces its 2017-2018 Board of Governors and incoming Board President, Charles Frazier, Leadership Engage Class of 2013. Charles is the Deputy Executive Director at Palm Tran, Inc. where he is a division director and the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer.

Member Events

August 3rd
Do you have questions about obesity and your weight loss options? Join Dr. Bacha, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Karen Hartung- Lead Dietitian and a PBGMC chef for a heart healthy cooking demo and lecture on Thursday, August 3 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Call 855.387.5864 to reserve your spot!
August 19th
Fortunoff Backyard Store is hosting a Get Your Patio Party Ready event on Saturday, August 19 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Join celebrity designer Krista Watterworth of HGTV, DIY and The Food Network for a special evening of cocktails and tips on how to get your patio party ready! Register here for this free event.

August 24th
Roger Dean Stadium is hosting a Minor League Baseball game on

Thursday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m. that will focus on local businesses. The event is Business to Baseball where they are offering some extremely affordable ticket and suite options for businesses to join them for a game. For more information, call the ticket office at 561.775.1818 or email