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Chamber Welcome Guide is Here!!!

The Chamber Welcome Guide and Business Directory is now on-line.  Click on "Welcome Guide" listed under "Living Here" on our Home page and view it on-line


Grand opening for Abney Building & Consulting, Inc

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 A Grand Opening for Abney Building & Consulting Inc. was held on
April 10, 2014, Wes would like to thank all who attended the grand opening for their support and well wishes.

Wes is a fourth generation resident of Okeechobee, he attended & Graduated from Okeechobee High school (Go Brahmans!) and later obtained his Associate of Science in Building Construction technology from Indian River Community College  (or IRSC). Sometime after completing his schooling he went to work for the family business Abney & Abney Construction. Wes excelled at many positions during his time there from 1988-2009 and completed countless projects such as the Chamber of Commerce Building, Ford Motor Company, Okeechobee Health Care and much more.

You can Contact Wes @ Abney Building & Consulting at (863)532-9074.


Color Craze 5K Run/Walk for Life

 

Saturday, April 19, 2014 

The Pregnancy Center of Okeechobee will hold the Color Craze 5K Run/Walk for Life It will be held at the Agri-civic center located at 4601 HWY 710. For more information contact the Pregnancy Center of Okeechobee 808 NE Park Street in Okeechobee.


Power Networking Breakfast


Join us on April 8, 2014 from 7:30 to 9:00 at the "Brown Cow Sweetery" for our monthly breakfast.   


Get to know your local businesses and build lasting relationships in a professional enviornment. 
Do not miss this opportunity! 
Contact the Chamber at 467-6246 for more information. 

“Taking Care of Your Financial Future”

April 8, 2014 from 10 am -11 am 

 

The Chamber of Commerce together with the “CDO” Community Development Outreach will host a seminar called “Taking care of your financial future”.  Some of the topics include Credit review, and debt reduction education.  There will be a cost of $7.00 which will include lunch.

Call the chamber at 467-6246 or go to www.Okeechobeebusiness.com to register


April Concealed Weapons Class

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The Concealed Weapon Permit class will be conducted on Thursday evening April 17 , 2014 beginning at 7 PM at the Chamber.  The class will last approximately two hours.  Range qualification will take place on Saturday April 19, 2014.  You will be instructed where to meet on Saturday during the Thursday evening class.  You may use your own weapon or you may use the weapon we provide you during qualification.


BUSINESS AFTER HOURS

The Chamber will hold it's Quarterly Business after Hours at the Ok Corral Gun Club, located at  9449 NE 48th Street  Okeechobee FL 34972, on Tuesday April 29, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  

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! 


 

 More Info...

Register to attend or Small Business Workshop on June 5, 2014

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Have you been considering starting a business, but
getting it started feels overwhelming? Where do you
start?
How can you get started on the right path?

 
We’ve assembled a team of area professionals to
provide
you necessary information for you to consider before
starting a business. We’ll provide you information on
permits, insurance, accounting, human resources, legal
issues, web site and marketing. Join us on June 5 at 9 a.m.
and determine if starting a business is right for you.



June 5 @ 9 a.m.
Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce
55 S. Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974
Please call Antoinette Rodriguez at
863.467.6246 to RSVP

 

Florida Research Coast "Save the Date" State of the Region Conference

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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: