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  • Chamber Chatter

    Welcome to the Chamber Chatter Blog written by the Staff at the Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County. On this platform like so many of our others you find announcements, business updates, business product reviews, and so much more. If it relates to business or our members you'll probably find something about it on here. Have fun browsing!
    Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    Chamber Rise-Up Breakfast on #ChamberCandidCamera

    This morning from 7:45 - 8:30 AM the Chamber held it's Rise-Up Breakfast with host Brown Cow Sweetery! Networking as well as 3 speakers Mike Keopke - SourceOne Solutions, Noah Mustafa - Trademark Metal Recycling and Katharine Williams - Okeechobee County Schools were today's content. If you missed the event this morning don't worry below is the live feed hosted on our #ChamberCandidCamera!

    Mariah Parriott

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    April Chamber Chatter [Newsletter] Florida Trail Kiosk and Jobs Galore!

    Welcome to April’s edition of Chamber Chatter in this issue we are celebrating not only the newly installed Hiker’s Kiosk on the Property but the 10th Anniversary of the Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County and new office space for the Guardian Ad Litem Program! March has a whirlwind of excitement and long hours, but spring has finally sprung, and we are looking forward to the possibilities! Speaking of possibilities if you or someone you know is looking for work look no further as we have just a few

    Mariah Parriott

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021
    2021 Chamber Board of Directors

    So yesterday we introduced our new Board Members but we don't want the veteran directors to feel left out, and plus this picture is absolutely awesome! Thank you Tabitha Trent, Terry Burroughs, Russ Brown, Jeff Jones, Commissioner Kelly Owens, Christine Brennan Bishop, Mickey Bandi, Brian Melear, and Niki Salmon Broker/Owner Remington Real Estate for serving the Chamber!

    Mariah Parriott

    Monday, January 4, 2021
    2021 Brings New Chamber Board Members!

    Whew..... We have been bursting at the seams to introduce our newest board additions for the 2021 year! We are so pleased to have Amy Daniel, Ken Keller, and Rebecca Marsocci serving on the Chamber Board and our members. Congratulate them when you see them!

    Mariah Parriott

    Monday, November 9, 2020
    3 Ways Non-Retail Small Businesses Can Celebrate Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday falls on November 28, 2020, the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Created by American Express, this holiday celebrates small businesses and getting consumers to participate in the #ShopSmall movement in their local communities and neighborhoods.

    Deborah Sweeney

    Monday, November 9, 2020
    Five Ways Service-Based Businesses Can Use Small Business Saturday to Boost Their Brands

    Most people think of “Shop SmallⓇ" as the rallying cry to encourage communities to support the mom-and-pop retailers in their towns. But local service-based businesses can be a part of the Small Business SaturdayⓇ (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) excitement, too.

    Nellie Akalp

    Friday, July 31, 2020
    Business Disaster Preparedness Plan

    Planning for man-made and natural disasters is critical for associations. It helps protect your organization and your livelihood. It also supports your employees, your members, the community, and the economy. Start by identifying who should participate in coordinating the plan. Then carefully assess how your organization functions to determine which staff, materials, procedures, and equipment are absolutely necessary to keep operating. For Post disaster business operations take advantage of the Google

    Mariah Parriott

    Thursday, June 4, 2020
    Phase 2 Executive Order 2020-139

    Okeechobee - Governor DeSantis has officially announced that starting this Friday, June 5th, Florida will enter into Phase 2. Once we receive the Executive Order, we will post it.

    Okeechobee County

    Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    Be Ready to Adapt to Challenges

    Tips for adapting to challenges in reopening your business after COVID-19 shutdowns.

    US Chamber of Commerce