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September 2018 Newsletter
A Word from the Director:
 
We are looking forward to our Meet The Candidates Luncheon on Wednesday, October 3rd and want to encourage you all to attend! NEW THIS YEAR: We are organizing a Chamber Kayak Cleanup on Tuesday, October 23rd, scroll down for details. Last but not least, we are working on an after hours Halloween networking event so stay tuned for those details!

Please follow us on Facebook so your business doesn't miss out on some of the exciting new events we have planned. Do you have an idea for an upcoming event or luncheon topic? We want to hear your feedback regarding events and luncheon speakers, please email feedback or suggestions to Director@OceanReefChamber.org. Most importantly, we want to recognize your business' accomplishments, please send your press releases or any major news about your organization in as well so we can share it! 

October Luncheon
Wednesday, October 3rd @ noon- The Cultural Center





Do you have questions for our
 candidates? Get them answered at
 our October 3rd Meet The Candidates 
 
Luncheon at the Cultural Center.

*Please email your questions
 to Director@OceanReefChamber.org  to 
ensure that the luncheon doesn't go 
over the allotted time*


Know Their Views | Ask Questions | VOTE 

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

 Bring your business cards for distribution
Don't forget to purchase a Raffle Ticket for a chance to be featured as our Business of the Month for October. Congratulation to our September Winner, Coppertown Plumbing!

 

 

  
 
Thank you to our luncheon sponsor, System Integrators!      
 
Become a Luncheon Sponsor...Promote YOUR Business 
While Supporting YOUR Chamber!





 
 
ICYMI: September Luncheon Recap
Our presenter, Douglas Brewer, Training Manager at Ocean Reef Club, did a wonderful presentation on becoming a better listener whether it's with your customers, family or friends. 

Thank you  again to all who attended and thank you to Baptist Health South Florida and Mariners Hospital for sponsoring! 

   
 
 
We also announced our 2018-2019 
Board of Directors:


Margie Smith, President - Islamorada Investment Management
Peter Raffalski, Vice President - IBERIABANK
Brad Copland, Past President - Going Aire
Jamie Goodman, Secretary - Essence of the Phoenix
Yael Skinner, Treasurer- ORCA
Shawn Buck - Seaway Plumbing
Tim James - ORCA & Ocean Reef Public Safety
Jennifer McComb - Florida Keys Children's Shelter
Yaritza Morris - Brown & Brown Insurance
Richard Pope - Applied Financial Group

Advisory Board
Islande Dillon - Ocean Reef Club
John Forrer - Protech E2


Left to Right: Brad Copeland, Margie Smith, Yaritza Morris, Yael Skinner, Peter Raffalski, Jamie Goodman, Jennifer McComb, John Forrer, and Tim James. Not pictured: Shawn Buck, Islande Dillon, and Richard Pope.



 
Chamber Kayak Clean-Up at Ocean Reef:
 
Events Happening in the Community: 
 
What Issues Are Impacting Your Business?
 
It's Employee Voter Registration Week: Are you registered to vote?
 
Make Sure Your Voice is Heard:
Member to Member Specials:
 

Have a promotion or summer special you'd like to share with your fellow chamber members? Email them to Director@OceanReefChamber.org 
Volunteer Opportunity:
 


 

How often have you thought you would like to 'make a difference' in your 
community?Well now is the perfect time! Habitat for Humanity of the Upper 
Keys could use a little of your time volunteering at the ReStore. 

Can you spare 3.5 hours a week for a good cause? Store hours are 10am-5pm 
Tuesday-Friday, and 9am-4pm on Saturdays. If you can volunteer for a morning 
or afternoon shift please give us a call at 305-453-7855 or stop in to say hi!

All operating profits from ReStore sales go into Habitat's building program, and 
help provide adequate housing for hard working Upper Keys families. 

Perks? First look at all of the cool furniture we get in! 20% discount! Fund environment- sometimes we have cookies!



 

The ReStore is located at 98970 Overseas Hwy 
MM 98.9 * In the median.



Looking for a Job? These Chamber Members are Hiring...

 


TRAVEL AGENCY MANAGER POSITION
 
INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GROUP, LOCATED IN TAVERNIER, IS HIRING A FULL TIME AGENCY MANAGER TO OVERSEE THE DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS, ASSIST WITH PROMOTING AND MARKETING TRAVEL PLANS TO MEET GOALS AND HELP DEVELOP NICHE MARKETS.
MUST HAVE EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION AND SERVICE SKILLS AS WELL AS TRAVEL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE.
A GENUINE INTEREST IN TRAVEL AND HELPING CLIENTS TO ACHIEVE THEIR DREAM TRAVEL PROGRAMS IS ESSENNTIAL.

PLEASE SEND RESUME TO SUZANNE TASKOWITZ AT
305-451-0007
INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD THE WEEK OF OCT. 15TH.
 
"TRAVEL CHANGES EVERYTHING"

 

To apply, please contact Katya Andrade at kandrade@fkcs.org or 305-852-4246 x235 or fax at 305-852-6902.

Life Skills Coach

New! Added on August 6, 2018
The Life Skills Coach is responsible for developing and promoting life skills for homeless and at-risk youth (preparing resumes, college prep, hygiene management, etc.), case management, supervision of staff and youth, and promoting positive behavioral growth
Qualifications: This is a management position for a person with a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in social work, mental health, education or similar field.
 

SNAP Counseling Coordinators

New! Updated on August 6, 2018
The SNAP Coordinator is responsible for the overall supervision of all employees and program requirements for our newest program, Stop Now and Plan. The program will be countywide, teaching youth with behavioral problems, and their parents, how to make better choices 'in the moment'. This position works in conjunction with the other program managers to ensure smooth intra-agency program coordination.
Qualifications:  This is a management position for a person with a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in social work, mental health, education or similar field; previous supervisory experience; keyboarding skills at a minimum of 35 w.p.m.; familiarity with cognitive behavior modification; structured groups and parent education groups is required; previous research and community/agency liaison experience is desired.
 

House Parents

New! Updated on August 6, 2018
Live your dream life in Key West, Florida! Free housing with time off and stipend offered, plus dental and vision.  We are seeking a couple who does not currently have children of their own at home, but has a dedication to helping children.

Youth Mentor

If you are interested in a career working with young people, this could be the opportunity for you! Our youth support team members are responsible for the supervision of and facilitation of activities for youth ages 10-18 living in our Upper Keys residential facility.
You must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent to apply. Entry level position but six months to one year of experience working with youth is preferred.

 http://fkcs.org/



 
 
Job Opportunity Submitted
Contact Name Lorenzo Giles
Contact Phone 3056001411
Contact Email Lorenzo@itssimplified.com
Job Title A/V Technician, Programmer, Field Manager
Job Description
Please Email: Lorenzo@itssimplified.com for application and inquiries about these positions. 

Please review our website for more information on our services. www.itssimplified.com


 
 
OPPORTUNITIES WITH
OCEAN REEF COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 

 
The Ocean Reef Community Association (ORCA) in North Key Largo is hiring! 
 
Interested in joining our team? Check out our website at: orcareef.com
 
Positions are available in the following areas:
 
         
Part-Time Animal Care Assistant

Senior Staff Accountant
 
Volunteer Firefighter
 
 
For consideration, please apply online at orcareef.com and send your resume to:
 
Talent Acquisition Division
OCEAN REEF COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION orcaemployment@orcareef.com 
 

 

 
 
The UPS Store at Ocean Reef- Now Hiring!

 
  
   

Apply via email attention Michele Beach: store6171@theupsstore.com 
 

 


 
 
Job Opportunity Submitted
Contact Name Christina Watson
Contact Phone
305-367-0999
Contact Email
Christina@
watsonorc.com
Job Title Part time receptionist
Job Description
Please call or email Christina if you're interested in applying.  



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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 at 305-367-3646 to find out more!


  

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Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce
35 Ocean Reef Dr. Suite 142
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

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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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