Coming up in November at the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, November 7, 8:30 a.m.
Applebee’s, 2006 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach
Grow your business by making and strengthening your connections with Amelia Island businesses at the Island Council. This business council meets at 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month to network and discuss business issues.
Admission is free for Chamber members, $25.00 for non-members. Prospective members are invited to contact Business Development Coordinator Lynne Starling for information about attending. Optional pancake breakfast is available for $8.00.
Yulee Area Council
Tuesday, November 13, 8:30 a.m.
Pet Care Center of Nassau, 850694 US 17, Yulee
Grow your business by making and strengthening your connections with Yulee businesses at the Yulee Area Council. This business council meets at 8:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month to network and discuss business issues.
Admission is free for Chamber members, $25 for non-members. Prospective members are invited to contact Business Development Coordinator Lynne Starling for information about attending.
Tuesday, November 13, 5 p.m., VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 474262 State Road 200, Fernandina Beach
The Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce welcomes new business VITAS Innovative Hospice Care to the community with a ribbon cutting.
VITAS Innovative Hospice Care provides end-of-life care to patients in their homes, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. We assist patients and their families find community resources. VITAS covers Nassau, Baker, St. Johns, Clay and Duval counties with offices in Yulee, Macclenny and Jacksonville.
For more information on VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, call (904) 491-1760 or visit www.vitas.com/florida/HOME.aspx.
Small Business Development Center office hours
Wednesday, November 14
AIFBY Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101G, Amelia Island
Cathy Hagan, certified business analyst and area director at the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida, is available every month at the AIFBY Chamber to provide one-on-one assistance to small business owners.
Business owners have the opportunity during these hour-long sessions to discuss any issues they’re facing, including business plans, marketing strategies and loan applications.
Cathy is at the Chamber the second Wednesday of each month. She also can meet with you at your place of business. Contact the SBDC at (800) 450-4624 to schedule an appointment.
Public Officials Reception
Friday, November 16, 6 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island
After a successful debut last December, the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce has made its Public Officials Reception, which recognizes the public servants who represent and work for Nassau County at all levels of government, an annual event.
This year’s reception will be 6 to 8 p.m. November 16 at the at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, one of Florida’s premier resorts. Nassau County business and community leaders as well as the policymakers whose decisions shape the business environment in our county will enjoy networking in a relaxed social atmosphere.
The event is sponsored by RockTenn and Rogers Towers with additional support from Baptist Medical Center Nassau, Edward Jones Investments, Florida Power & Light, Rayonier and Science First. Business attire is required for this reception featuring fine wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres.
Admission is $100 per person for Chamber members, $250 for non-members. RSVP to (904) 261-3248 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event schedule is subject to change.
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.