August 2016 Newsletter

August 2016 Newsletter

Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Exciting updates from your Chamber!
Sawyer Christopher Russo
Our monthly luncheons are back in session! This month we discuss social media as our very own Que Belle Event Production & Marketing provides tips and best practices. This will also be your chance to meet the newest addition to our Board of Directors. A big thank you to all of those who cast their votes.  September will be a great luncheon, don't miss the opportunity to be a part of it. 

More exciting news! Our Executive Director, Melanie, is now the happy mother of not only one, but two handsome boys! Meet Sawyer! Our congratulations to Melanie and her family!  We hope you have a happy and healthy journey ahead.

As always, we are here to serve you. We are only a phone call or email away, so please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist you.

September 7th Luncheon - Que Belle Event Production & Marketing 

Receive all of the Social Media and Marketing advice you've been asking for


Meet our new Board of Directors!

$35 at the door
$30 with online Registration & Payment

Thank you to our sponsor!
Contact us to sponsor this great luncheon!

Become a Luncheon Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!
Scholarship Award 
Congratulations !!!

This year's Scholarship winners are:
  • Gabrielle Baker
  • Gabrielle Gonzalez
  • Jacob Niedbalski
  • Tiffany Shiro
We thank all of the participants.  We received many outstanding applications from very talented individuals; it was a very difficult decision to make.  

Thank you once again to those who participated in this year's Golf Tournament and 
made these scholarships possible. 

Awardees are to be recognized at 

Welcome New Members!

  Please give a warm welcome to our new members:

Advocate Home Care 
Kristiam Amador

Floridian Public Adjusters
Michael Zebold

Islamorada Investment Managment
Cale Smith

Safeway Restoration 
Skip Felton 

Suburban Propane LP
John Acquaviva

Sunspire Health Key Largo
Zina Rodriguez

Wesley House Family Services 
Jeremy Wilkerson

 If you have not received your plaque or the 2016/2017 date plate, they will be available for pick up at the Luncheon. You may also email us and we will send it to you.
Don't forget to renew your Membership
It is not too late to renew your membership and begin receiving the benefits today.  If you have not received your renewal invoice, please call or email our office so that we may assist you.  We have several membership options this year and are happy to discuss these options should you have any questions.  Click on the link below for more information and visit our website to renew or join today!

Job Postings
The following Chamber members are looking for qualified individuals to fill vacancies.  Please review these job descriptions and contact the person listed for additional information.

Chapman Freeborn-Charter Sales Executive Opportunity:
-Responsible for identifying prospects & target business opportunities across all four Chapman Freeborn service lines within an assigned territory 
-Office hours of 9am-6pm out of their North American HQ in Ft. Lauderdale
-Salary + Commission/Incentive compensation plan
-A minimum of 3 years sales experience coupled with a proven track record of success.  

For more information and/or to apply visit:

Protech e2
Exciting opportunities are available.  Currently seeking warehouse manager, electrical estimator, and experienced A/V tech.  Application at

For more information contact Maritza at (305) 367-2700

Zero Dress Code Part-time Sales Associate
Upscale women's clothing boutique is looking for a professional and enthusiastic individual who enjoys fashion while delivering great customer service! We offer "boutique" hours (M-Sat 10-5pm, Sunday 12-5), approximately 20-30 hrs/week, GREAT merchandise discounts, flexible monthly schedules, a stress-free, upbeat atmosphere and a wonderful opportunity to make money while enjoying your job! Point of Sale computer knowledge, a knack for merchandising, social media and marketing is a plus!!! Please apply in person or send resume to Suzanne Gleason at (305) 664-0800.

Please check our website anytime for additional listings.

Do you know everything we have offer?!
Let us hep you promote your next event, post your job openings, or share your member to member deals.  The Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce is happy to:

Complimentary (on our website):
-Post job openings
-Share member to member specials
-Post current coupons being offered

Minimal fee:
-Send e-blast to our contact list on your behalf
-Feature your story on our newsletter
-Post flyers on our social networks 

Contact us to find out more!

Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce
Melanie Russo, Executive Director


Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce

1 Dockside Lane

Key Largo, FL 33037 

Phone: 305.367.3646
Fax: 305.367.2799

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Mailing Address

Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce
31 Ocean Reef Dr.
Suite C101 PMB 179
Key Largo, FL 33037


To promote the highest standard of professionalism and service to the Ocean Reef Community, to be an advocate for our members, to promote business alliances, to provide valuable benefits and services to our members and to foster economic development within the Ocean Reef Community.
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