September 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter

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Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
We're off to a great start!
A big thank you to those who joined us for the September luncheon. There was a strong turnout, and we hope that pattern continues throughout the year.  We are quickly filling the luncheon schedule for the year and want to ensure our speakers continue to be relevant to you and your business.  If you have not had the opportunity to complete a luncheon survey, please take time to do so today.  Click HERE to download the questionnaire and email results to 

Our upcoming luncheon will focus on the hiring process. Everything from developing an employee handbook to finding the perfect person for your vacant position.  Please join us!

As always, we are here for you! Do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of service.  

September's Business Spotlight Raffle Winner
Reputation for Excellence
Since 1970
Upper Keys Marine Construction, Inc. is a family owned and operated full service marine contractor. They have been in business since 1970 serving commercial and residential customers from Ocean Reef to Key West. Their Reputation for Excellence is not only based on the products they furnish, but for the dependability, knowledge, and quality they provided.
Their principal focus is the marine-related industry, but they have experience in many aspects of general construction. President, David L. DeBrule is a State of Florida Certified General Contractor with experience in all facets of marine construction. 

Their experience includes:
  • seawalls (concrete, vinyl, and steel), 
  • docks (wood, concrete, and composite), 
  • piling installation, 
  • boat ramps, 
  • rip rap/boulder installation, 
  • floating docks, and dredging. 
They also experienced in:
  • road and bridge construction, 
  • water treatment plants, 
  • demolition of both residential and commercial structures, 
  • underground utilities, 
  • general maintenance 
  • all facets of general building construction

October 5th Luncheon - Mariners Hospital, HR Manager 

for our October Luncheon and

Learn the best practices for the hiring process, workers compensations, and other workforce issues you may be facing    

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

Thank you to our sponsor!


Become a Luncheon Sponsor... Support YOUR Chamber while promoting YOUR business!

Welcome New Members!
Please give a warm welcome to our new members:

East Ridge at Cutler Bay
       Lucienne Reese

 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.
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. To send us your job listings, please email

Ocean Reef Community Association 
Join a great team with the following available positions:
- 911 Dispatcher
- Front Gate Officer
- Volunteer Firefighter
- Community/Security Officer
- Fire, Paramedic, Security (public safety officer)
- IT Manager
- Seasonal Accounting Clerk

For Consideration, please send your resume to: Talent Acquisition Division: Ocean Reef Community Association; Yael Skinner, Director of Human Resources at 

Visit for more information.  

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, 35 Ocean Reef Drive, Suite 142, Key Largo, FL 33037
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Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce

1 Dockside Lane

Key Largo, FL 33037 

Phone: 305.367.3646
Fax: 305.367.2799

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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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