October Events at the Local Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber helps promote economic growth, employment opportunities, responsible government, and excellence in education.

October Events at the Local Chamber of Commerce

Speaker at the October Quarterly Luncheon, Capt. John S. O'Neill

Amelia Island, FL – Coming up in October at the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce:

Island Council
8:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 5
Applebee’s
2006 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach

Grow your business by making and strengthening your connections with Amelia Island businesses at the Chamber’s Island Council. This business council meets at 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month.

Admission is free; optional breakfast is available for $8.

Yulee Area Council
8:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 11
Café @ The Hamptons
95742 Amelia Concourse, 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.

Admission is free; optional breakfast is available.

Member Benefits Breakfast
8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, October 18
Jack & Diane’s
708 Centre St., Fernandina Beach

Find out how to make your Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce membership work for you at the Chamber’s bi-monthly Member Benefits Breakfast. Get an overview of the top five ways 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; special breakfast is available for $10, includes gratuity and drinks. Cash only.

Business After Hours
5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 20
Quality Health of Fernandina Beach
1625 Lime St., Fernandina Beach

Network with up to 150 Chamber members at Business After Hours, Nassau County’s biggest networking event, sponsored in October by Quality Health of Fernandina Beach.

Business After Hours is a great way to meet other local business people and make contacts that will help grow your business. There is always great food, drinks, door prizes and, of course, networking!

Quality Health of Fernandina Beach is a long term care facility where peace of mind for residents and their families is the priority. Quality Health has been an important part of Amelia Island since 1984 as the only skilled nursing facility on the island. Quality Health strives to provide comprehensive care to meet the needs of our growing community. Quality Health’s location on gracious, historic Amelia Island harmonizes with the comfort, continuity and dignity it offers residents. Quality Health knows it is important to be able to stay in your home town, where you can continue to be cared for by a local doctor and have your family close by. Quality Health works closely with other healthcare groups on the island to provide as many local services as possible for its residents.

Admission to Business After Hours is $5 for Chamber members, $25 for nonmembers.

Quarterly Luncheon
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, October 25
The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach
4700 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island

The Chamber’s final Quarterly Luncheon of 2011 will focus on “The Economic Impact of Kings Bay on Nassau County.” Our speaker will be Capt. John S. O’Neill, commanding officer of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia, the east coast home to the Navy’s Trident submarines.

Admission is $18 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, and includes lunch. Reservations are required by Friday, October 21. Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance or charges will apply. Cash or check only at the door; Discover, MasterCard or Visa accepted in advance. RSVP to (904) 261-3248.

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

The Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based association of businesses, professional leaders and individuals working together to sustain a favorable business climate that enables existing and new businesses to prosper. The Chamber will provide leadership that aggressively promotes responsible economic growth, employment opportunities, responsible government, excellence in education and quality of life.

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