June 2012 Events at the Chamber of Commerce

June's Fernandina Chamber of Commerce speaker will be Jason Mudd of The AXIA Public Relations Firm

June 2012 Events at the Chamber of CommerceAmelia Island, FLGovernment Affairs Committee
8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, AIFBY Chamber, 961687 Gateway Blvd. Suite 101G, Amelia Island

The regularly scheduled May meeting of the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 5. The Government Affairs Committee works to increase awareness of regulatory and legislative issues affecting AIFBY Chamber members by encouraging input and participation in local/state committees and boards. The GAC meets monthly to discuss issues and to recommend formal policy stances for adoption by the Chamber’s Board of Directors. For more information, contact Chamber President Regina Duncan at (904) 261-3248.

Island Council
Wednesday, June 6, 8:30 am, Applebee’s, 2006 S. 8th Street, Amelia Island

Grow your business by making and strengthening your connections with Amelia Island businesses at the Island Council. June’s meeting will include a discussion about best business practices as we move into the second half of the year. What’s working well and where could you do better? Let’s share some great ideas!

This business council meets at 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month to network and discuss business issues. Admission is free; optional pancake breakfast is available for $8.00.

Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, June 6, Noon, Ark of Nassau, 86051 Hamilton St., Yulee, Florida. Join AIFBY Chamber Directors and Ambassadors at a ribbon cutting celebrating Ark of Nassau’s new name.

Previously known as ARC Nassau, Ark of Nassau is a non-profit organization serving mentally and physically challenged adults throughout Nassau County. Our programs include: adult day training, chore services, companion, homemaker services, in-home supports, personal care, respite care, supported employment, supported living and transportation. These services are available for individuals on the Medicaid Waiver and also through private pay participants.

Join us in marking this new chapter for Ark of Nassau and enjoy light refreshments. For more information about Ark of Nassau, call (904) 225-9355 or go to www.arkofnassau.org.

Chamber Day at Chick-fil-A
Friday, June 8, Chick-fil-A, 464004 State Road 200, Yulee, Florida. Join us for Chamber Day at Chick-fil-A. Eat at Chick-fil-A on June 8, let your cashier know that you are there to support the Chamber, and a portion of your purchase will go to enhance Chamber programs for small businesses.

For more information about Chick-fil-A Amelia Island, call Lita Fannin at (904) 491-5552 or go to www.chick-fil-a.com/ameliaisland.

Yulee Area Council
Tuesday, June 12, 8:30 am, Café @ The Hamptons, 95742 Amelia Concourse, Yulee, Florida

Speaker Graeme Nichol will discuss the “Power of Email Marketing” at the June meeting of the Yulee Area Council. This business council meets at 8:30 a.m. second Tuesday of every month to network and discuss business issues. Admission is free. Optional breakfast is available.

Ribbon Cutting
Friday, June 15, 12:30 p.m., CORE Health Clinic of Chiropractic, 96026 Lofton Square Court, Yulee, Florida. Join AIFBY Chamber Directors and Ambassadors at a ribbon cutting for new business CORE Health Clinic of Chiropractic.

CORE Health Clinic of Chiropractic is here to optimize the health of the Nassau County community and create a paradigm shift utilizing chiropractic. Join us in welcoming Dr. Levy Riley to the community and enjoy light refreshments. For more information about CORE Health Clinic of Chiropractic, call (443) 939-8210.

Member Benefits Breakfast
Tuesday, June 19, 8:30 a.m., Amelia River Golf Club, 4477 Buccaneer Trail, Amelia Island

Find out how to make your Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce membership work for you at the Chamber’s next Member Benefits Breakfast.

Get an overview of how to get the most out of your membership and enjoy speed networking during this fun and informative event. The Member Benefits Breakfast is an ideal introduction to the Chamber for new members and great way for existing members to get up-to-date.

There is no admission charge; optional breakfast is available for $7.00, includes taxes and drinks. Cash only. If you plan to attend the Member Benefits Breakfast, please contact the Chamber at (904) 261-3248, by Friday, June 15.

Health Care Council
Tuesday June 26, 8 a.m., Osprey Village, 48 Osprey Village Drive, Amelia Island

The Chamber’s Health Care Council focuses on raising awareness of health care services in Nassau County as well as developing professional contacts among local health-related organizations.

June’s speaker will be Jason Mudd, APR, principal of The AXIA Public Relations Firm, a public relations firm specializing in national public relations and media relations campaigns. Mudd will discuss “Launching into Social Media.” Admission is free.

Government Affairs Committee
Wednesday, June 27, 8:30 a.m., AIFBY Chamber, 961687 Gateway Blvd. Suite 101G, Amelia Island.

The Government Affairs Committee works to increase awareness of regulatory and legislative issues affecting AIFBY Chamber members by encouraging input and participation in local/state committees and boards.

The GAC meets the last Wednesday of the month to discuss issues and to recommend formal policy stances for adoption by the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

For more information, contact Chamber President Regina Duncan at (904) 261-3248.

Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, June 28, 5 p.m., Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Partners, 4800 First Coast Highway Suite 230, Amelia Island

Join AIFBY Chamber Directors and Ambassadors at a ribbon cutting for new business Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Partners.

Keller Williams is an international real estate brokerage proudly serving the residents of Nassau County. Our local office is located in the Harris Teeter shopping center on First Coast Highway. Keller Williams has approximately 700 offices throughout North America.

Join us in welcoming Keller Williams to the community and enjoy light refreshments. For more information about Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Partners, call (904) 247-0059 or go to www.kellerwilliamsbeaches.com.

For more information about any of these events, contact the Chamber at (904)261-3248.

Mission Statement

The Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based association of Nassau County businesses, professional leaders and individuals working together to provide leadership which will aggressively promote and defend responsible economic growth, employment opportunities, government and excellence in education and quality of life.

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