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BUSINESS AFTER HOURS


The Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Business After Hours on

Tuesday July 29, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Location:

Buxton Bass Funeral Home



This is an excellent opportunity to get to know your local businesses and build lasting relationships in a professional enviornment. 
Do not miss this opportunity! Go to www.okeechobeebusiness.com to register today! 


 

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Help Us STUFF THE BUS!

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The Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee together with Applebee's in Okeechobee are working on a project to Stuff a Bus with School Supplies by August 9, 2014! 

On August 9, 2014 Applebee's will host a "Flapjack Pancake Breakfast", from 8-10 a.m.

proceeds will go towards purchasing school supplies.  From 10 a.m. on Applebee's is doing 

a "Dine to Donate" 10 % of all bills goes back to purchase school supplies.  

Tickets for breakfast are are available at the Chamber of Commerce, WOKC, and Edward

Jones Investment in Okeechobee.  These locations are also drop off locations for the

School Supplies as well as IRSC. 


Accepting Applications for Leadership of Okeechobee 2015


The purpose of the Leadership Okeechobee Program is to cultivate leadership through


education, exposure to the community, and interaction between class members. Our

ultimate goal is to prepare students for a personal journey along the wonderful and

rewarding path to community service.  

Our program begins in September and continues each month until graduation in May. 
 To enroll use the following guidelines:

  1. Pick up application form at Chamber of Commerce or click HERE to download
  2. Applicants will complete and submit application form
  3. Application will be reviewed by the Leadership Committee
  4. Once accepted, a fee of $425 is required to cover meals, transportation and other program expenses

If you have any questions, please call the Chamber at (863) 467-6246


Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee Events



Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee is looking for a business to host/sponsors for the following events:

Power Networking Breakfast:

July 8, 2014 @ Dairy Queen  NOW OFFERING BREAKFAST!!!!

August 12, 2014 @ Brown Cow Sweetery

September 9, 2014 @ Applebee's Okeechobee 

October 14, 2014 @ The Paint Bucket

November  11, 2014

December 9, 2014



Quarterly Business Exchange Luncheon :

June 19, 2014 Sponsored by Career Source Okeechobee @ IRSC 
October 16, 2014 Business of The Year Award Luncheon @ IRSC

February 2015

Chamber Business After Hours:

July 29, 2014 @ Buxton Bass Funeral Home 
September 30 @ Beef O' Bradys
October 28, 2014 @ Applebee's We will have a COSTUME Contest
November 18 @ Pueblo Viejo
January 27, 2015 @ Tin Fish 
March 24 @ Brown Cow Sweetery
May 26 @ Beef O' Bradys

The business or Hosting/Sponsoring is responsible for location, drinks and light appetizers or hors d’oeuvres

Contact Antoinette (561)718-0536 or Mariah at 863-467-6246 for more information.


Quarterly Business Luncheon

The Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County will hold its Quarterly Business Exchange Luncheon on October 16, 2014 from 11:45 AM- 1:00 PM at Indian River State College.

 

This will be the Inaugural Presentation of the Business of the Year Awards!!!

We are proud to announce our Inaugural Business of the Year nominees:

 

Nature's Pantry

 

Penrod Construction

 

Quality A/C & Heating of Okeechobee

 

Aruba RV Resort

 

Glenn J. Sneider, LC

 

Doctor Joe Water Treatment

 

Teez 2 Pleez

 

American Drilling Services, Inc.

 

EGP, Inc.

 

Florida Public Utilities

 

Domer's Inc.

 

Pritchards and Associates, Inc.

 

Waste Management

 

Luviano Roofing Co., Inc.

 

Raulerson Hospital

 

Gilbert Ford

 

OK Corral Gun Club

 

Charles Composites LLC

 

Florida Community Health Center

 

Abney Building & Consulting, Inc.

 

Brown Cow Sweetery

 

Entegra Roof Tile

 

Harbor Community Bank

 

Toni's Chic Boutique

 

T.D. Bank

 

Geechee Mon's Smoked BBQ

 

Edward Jones Investments

 

Physical Therapy Connection, LLC

 

Changing Tree Wellness Center, LLC

 

Tin Fish Okeechobee

 

Gilbert Chevrolet

Pueblo Viejo VI

Hope to see you there! 


Mistletoe Market Place

Due to the GREAT response from last year’s events and all the calls we are getting from the community,

The Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee is holding its annual “Mistletoe Marketplace shopping event” on December 6, 2014 and ”Cupid’s Corner”
February 7, 2015 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.

We are accepting applications for vendors. This will be an outside event at the Holiday Inn in Okeechobee Florida. Vendors will be responsible for their own tents, tables, and chairs.

If you are interested in being a vendor at either event, call Antoinette @ 561-718-0536 (cell) or Mariah @ office 863-467-6246.

For more information you can go to: www. Okeechobeebusiness.com and the events are on the Calendar.
Payment MUST be received to secure your spot!


Advertising on the Chamber's Website

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Take advantage of one of the largest and most active chambers to advertise your business and presence in the community via their 1st rate website. Here is a chance to get in front of prospects every day for a most effective return on your investment. Its flexible, measurable and a low cost way to get name and product awareness. Click here to learn more: