September Events at the AIFBY Chamber of Commerce

Coming up in September at the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce:

 September Events at the AIFBY Chamber of CommerceAmelia Island, FL – Coming up in September at the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce:

Yulee Area Council
8:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 9
Junior’s Seafood Restaurant and Grill, 464073 State Road 200, Yulee

The September meeting of the AIFBY Chamber Yulee Area Council will focus on the widening of A1A/State Road 200 corridor in Yulee from four lanes to six. This project is scheduled to get started in October.

Our speakers will be Al Moyle of Eisman & Russo, which will be doing the construction inspection, and Ron Tittle with the Florida Department of Transportation. They’ll answer your questions about the time frame for the widening project, impacts on businesses along the corridor and more.

For this meeting, the Yulee Area Council will meet at Junior’s Seafood Restaurant and Grill at State Road 200 and Blackrock Road.

Admission is free for AIFBY Chamber members; $25 for non-members. Newcomers to the group are always welcome! Optional breakfast available. Registration and secure online payment required at www.islandchamber.com/events.aspx.

Government Affairs Committee
8:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 17
AIFBY Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101G, Fernandina Beach

The AIFBY Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee works to increase awareness of regulatory and legislative issues affecting the local business community.

The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Chamber to discuss issues and to recommend formal policy stances for adoption by the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

All AIFBY Chamber members are welcome to attend and participate. Online registration is required at www.islandchamber.com/events.aspx.

The AIFBY Chamber is located in the Gateway to Amelia complex at A1A/Eighth Street and the Amelia Island Parkway. You’ll find our office behind the flag poles.

Ribbon Cutting
5 p.m. Wednesday, September 17
Lets Roll Entertainment, 463155 State Road 200, Yulee

Join Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Directors as we celebrate the opening of new business Lets Roll Entertainment!

This family entertainment center features indoor inflatables, games, stuffed animal building and laser maze. Lets Roll Entertainment offers walk-in and play-and-party packages including a private party room. Visit www.letsrollentertainment.com for more information.

Lets Roll Entertainment is located in The Shoppes at Midtown at the intersection of A1A and US 17 in Yulee.

Come wish owner Kim Sage success, check out all the fun and enjoy free ice cream!

Thinking about joining the AIFBY Chamber? Call (904) 261-3248 for an invitation to attend an upcoming event as the Chamber’s guest.

Business After Hours
5-7 p.m. Thursday, September 18
Golf Club of Amelia Island, 4700 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island

Connect with up to 150 Chamber members at Business After Hours, Nassau County’s biggest networking event, sponsored in September by The Golf Club of Amelia Island.

Business After Hours is a great way wind up your work day by meeting other local business people and making contacts that will help generate referrals for your business while enjoying great food, drinks and door prizes.

The Golf Club of Amelia Island is championship golf and so much more! It truly is the place for the time of your life with golf, tennis, a private beach club, various dining options and an active social calendar. The club is the perfect place to meet friends and share good times with family, as well as entertain clients. Visit www.golfclubofamelia.com for more information.

The Golf Club of Amelia Island is adjacent to the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.

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

Build a Better Business
8:30 a.m. Friday, September 26
AIFBY Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101G, Fernandina Beach

Join us at the September edition of Build a Better Business as we focus on two exciting new benefits available exclusively to AIFBY Chamber members to promote shopping locally!

Save Local Now is a digital marketing platform provided free with membership that puts you everywhere your customers are! It puts you in their search results because of optimization services that will rank your business at the top of search engines like Google and Bing. It puts you on their smartphones with a mobile app for Apple and Android. It puts you in their inboxes with email marketing. And it puts you on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus with 1-click social media sharing.

Just in time for holiday shopping, the AIFBY Chamber is launching Chamber Cash which will allow people to buy gift certificates online that are redeemable at any participating Chamber member business. One gift buys everything local!

Come find out how to put these benefits to work for you. Admission to Build a Better Business is free for AIFBY Chamber members; $25 for non-members. Registration and secure online payment required at www.islandchamber.com/events.aspx.

The AIFBY Chamber is located in the Gateway to Amelia complex at A1A/Eighth Street and the Amelia Island Parkway. You’ll find our office behind the flag poles.

Health Care Council
8:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 30
Amelia Home Health Services, 474256 E. SR 200, Yulee

The AIFBY Chamber Health Care Council works to raise awareness of health-care services available in Nassau County and develop contacts among local health professionals.

Join us at the September Health Care Council, hosted by Amelia Home Health Services, located across the street from Lowe’s at the intersection of A1A and Barnwell Road in Yulee.

Admission is free for AIFBY Chamber members, $25 for non-members. Registration and secure online payment required at www.islandchamber.com/events.aspx.

ken lawsonSeptember Membership Luncheon
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, September 30
Fernandina Beach Golf Club, 2800 Bill Melton Dr., Fernandina Beach

If you’re a licensed professional or you have a business in Florida, chances are your license comes from the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Come meet the man who leads this critical agency as DBPR Secretary Ken Lawson addresses the Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce’s September Membership Luncheon.

From hotels and restaurants to real estate agents, from veterinarians to certified public accountants and many industries in between, the DBPR licenses more than 1 million businesses and professionals.

Admission is $20 for Chamber members; $25 for non-members through Friday, September 26, $5 additional afterwards. Registration and secure online payment required at www.islandchamber.com/events.aspx. Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance or all charges will apply.

The Fernandina Beach Golf Club is located between Amelia Island Parkway and South Fletcher Avenue. From the Amelia Island Parkway, take Via Del Rey Road; from South Fletcher Avenue, take Bill Melton Road.

-Registration required for all AIFBY Chamber events except Business After Hours and ribbon cuttings.
-All events are subject to change.
-For current information and to register, go to the Chamber events calendar at www.islandchamber.com/events.aspx. Click on the event you want to attend, and then click on the registration link in the event listing.
-For more information about any of these events, contact the Chamber at (904) 261-3248 or info@aifby.com.

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