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10th Annual Valor Awards
08/22/18

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Business After Hours
08/28/18
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Get Involved! Workshop
08/28/18
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Small Business Council Meeting
09/04/18
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Good Morning Space Coast
09/06/18
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ENGAGE Pints & Politics
09/11/18
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Board of Directors Retreat (by invitation only)
09/14/18 - 09/15/18
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Women of Excellence Gathering
09/18/18
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Get Involved! Workshop
09/25/18
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Small Business Council Meeting
10/02/18
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Space Coast Tech Panel Discussion
10/03/18
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Good Morning Space Coast
10/04/18
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CHINA ADVENTURE
10/10/18 - 10/18/18

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ENGAGE Young Professionals Social
10/10/18
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Women on the Rise Awards
10/16/18
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Get Involved! Workshop
10/23/18
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Government Affairs State of our Cities Breakfast
10/25/18
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Good Morning Space Coast
11/01/18
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Small Business Council Meeting
11/06/18
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Melbourne Chamber Pro-Am Golf Tournament
11/09/18
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ENGAGE Young Professionals Social
11/14/18
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SCTC: 4th Quarter Event, Dinner
11/15/18
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Women of Excellence Gathering
11/20/18
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Get Involved! Workshop
11/27/18
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Martinis & Mistletoe
11/30/18

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Good Morning Space Coast
12/06/18
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Events in the next 90 days...
DateEvent
11/09/18
Melbourne Chamber Pro-Am Golf Tournament


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07/11/18
 -09/01/18
SCFOD Fence Picket Sponsoship Program

SCFOD playground fence pickets are engraved to feature your family, personal, organization, or 
business name. Fence pickets are hung on the SCFOD playground fence, with the artwork (*25 
characters) facing inward so that park-goers can see. 

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08/07/18
 -09/18/18
Bereavement Workshops

Workshops at Sunflower House
1st and 3rd Tuesdays in August and September 2018
10AM – 11:30 AM
 
August 7,   Dynamics of Grief: …the Stages and Tasks of Grief ,       Corey Brasher, MDiv.
Together, we will delve into concepts related to the grief process and explore healthy coping strategies.
 
August 21, Meeting the Needs of the Bereaved       Lynn Huy, LCSW
Ever feared saying the wrong thing or not knowing what to say?   We will be introduced to some of the most common myths and truths about grief while discovering healthy ways to show support and solidarity.
 
Sept. 4,      Taking Care of Me:                   Deborah Shepherd, LCSW
Do you feel the need to be re–energized?  Self-care is crucial when tending to a loved one’s needs… we will become familiarized with helpful approaches to self-care.  We will also explore concepts related to our change of role when our loved one no longer requires our continuous care.
 
Sept. 18,    Spirituality and End-of-Life    Martin Concepcion, MDiv.
We will create a safe space to explore what brings meaning to the individual at End-of-life…  it's  not about religion, it's about what brings a sense of meaning, purpose, and dignity at end of life.

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08/19/18
Tailgate 2 Miler

Race #2 of the Running Zone Foundation Race Series: This football themed race will kick of at The Avenue Viera with a post tailgate party   catered by Pizza Gallery and Grill with wings,  pizza & beer(21+)! Show support for your          favorite football team!

Participant Perks

  • Support your Favorite Football Team on Race Day
  • Football Medal Awards
  • Zippy the Gecko Mascot to lead the Kids’ Run
  • Tailgate Party after race catered by Pizza Gallery & Grill in the courtyard behind the patio with wings, pizza & beer(21+)!
  • Benefits Harmony Farms
  • 2 Tony Dungy Autographed Football giveaways
  • Random giveaway of $500 NFL package ($250 Ticketmaster Gift Card & $250 spending money)

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08/19/18
2018 Nutcracker Auditions Hosted by the Space Coast Ballet Company

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Nutcracker auditions on Aug. 19th!
King Center Rotunda Rooms #158/160
1:30 Girls ages 3-4
2:15 Girls ages 5-7
3:00 Girls ages 8-9
3:45 Boys ages 5-15 & girls ages 10-11
4:30 Girls ages 12 & above - on pointe
5:30 Adults ages 18 and up 
 

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08/22/18
SBA Money Smart: Finance Management for Small Business

August 22, 2018
SBA Money Smart: Finance Management for Small Businesses 
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
 
In this business education course, Vince LoPresti from the Small Business Administration (SBA) will discuss the fundamentals of Financial Management for Small Businesses.
* Start-up financing
* Financing for a growing business
* Financing working capital
* Financial fixed assets
Financial management practices, rules, and tools commonly used in business finance
The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/

 

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08/22/18
Space Coast Women In Defense - Networking & Winesday

SPACE COAST CHAPTER of WOMEN IN  DEFENSE

Monthly Networking Meeting and Wednesday Winesday!

Karen Gregory, CEO, HRSS Consulting Group, & SCWID founding President will present "Boots to the Boardroom"
 
August 22,  2018

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location – Merrill Lynch Building 6525 3rd Street, Rockledge, FL

Light Hors d’oeuvres $20.00 for Members $25.00 for Guests

RSVP Required - Limited Seating

register:  www.scwid.org
 

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08/22/18
Valor Awards

This annual Signature Event honors those who matter the most when we need them the most – the men & women in uniform! Military, Police, Fire, Rescue, EMS, and Sheriff’s personnel from the Melbourne region are heralded for meritorious acts of extraordinary valor. Nominated by their respective Chiefs and Commanders for putting themselves between danger and our citizens, these heroes keep families whole. 

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08/24/18
Green Gables Wine & Cheese Event

Come and join us for a happy hour wine & cheese
 event. 

Friday, August 24th, 2018 
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm 

Spend time with us on the Green Gables grounds 
(last green space on the River) after work...unwind and relax on the beautiful property of Green Gables - tour the historic home of the Wells Family and 
learn of their pioneering devotion and development 
to Melbourne and Surrounding areas. 
Help us Save Melbourne’s Bridge to the past for 
future generations to come!

All donations go to help Save Green Gables....
Melbourne’s Bridge to the Past. 

A suggested donation of $20.00 (not an admission 
fee) - We appreciate all support and donations. 

All donations will go towards the acquisition of the 
property - renovation and preservation of the last 
historic home in this area! 

#SaveGreenGables 

Why???

#becausethisplacematters

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08/24/18
Beer Tasting

Join us for a night where your taste buds might win you the prize!  There will be IPA's, craft beers, and a few other beers thrown in the mix for you to try.  Will you be the one that can 'taste' what beer is being served?  Small bites will be available for you to enjoy throughout the night!

Reservations Required:
321-504-7771


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08/25/18
Hawaiian Luau

Borde & Associates, an organization helping individuals, families, or businesses find the best health care or life insurance plan, will be hosting an end-of-summer Luau with traditional Hawaiian music and dance, food and drinks, games, crafts, and more! Please dress for the occasion. Prizes will be given away throughout the afternoon.
 
RSVP by calling (321) 452-4341.
 
 

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08/25/18
TUXES & TAILS

Each year this elegant black tie affair brings together a diverse group of community leaders and supporters for delectable food and fine entertainment. This year is already shaping up to be “pawsome” as our program includes Celebrity Dog Trainer Joel Silverman, Masters of Ceremonies “Mike and Mindy” of Lite Rock 99.3 FM, star performances from the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse Performers, Jon’s Fine Jewelry Big Bling Raffle and Community Leader recognition.

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08/25/18
6th Annual Giving Hope Gala


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08/27/18
Crowne Plaza Renovation Reception & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

CROWNE PLAZA Melbourne Oceanfront announces today that the 290 room hotel has recently completed phase one of a multi-million dollar renovation. Enhancements to completed guest rooms include a new refreshing design package to include:
• New carpeting
• New furniture
• New bedding and window treatments
• New large screen televisions
• King bedded room baths with new walk in showers
• Two double bedded rooms have been converted to two queen beds

John Dodson, General Manager: “We look forward to offering today’s modern business traveler exceptional service and unique business-focused amenities while we continue to be a top choice for travelers looking to attend and host meetings and events,” said John Dodson, the hotel’s general manager.

To celebrate the hotel’s renovation, the Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront hotel is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, August 27, 2018.4pm – 6pm. Refreshments will be served. 

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08/28/18
Business After Hours

Please join us for the Melbourne Regional Chamber's impromptu Business After Hours event. New and current Chamber members will meet and greet in a relaxed, social setting and learn more about each other. Event is free to attend for members. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required

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08/28/18
Natural and Permanent Weight Loss

CARE Natural Wellness Center~Tried everything but still can't lose that weight?  There may be hidden causes to that weight issue such as food sensitivities and environmental toxins.  Learn how to identify those barriers so you can have successful weight loss and a healthy lifestyle.  Dr. Brian Walsh, chiropractic physician and owner of CARE Natural Wellness Center will be speaking at this event.
 

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08/29/18
Cancer Prevention

 
Michael Edwards is a nationally recognized author and  Board Certified Health Education Specialist. This month’s lecture will teach you how to prevent cancer naturally.
 
RSVP by calling (321) 452-4341.
 
 

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08/30/18
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Party

If you're thinking of starting a team, the Making Strides kickoff is a great opportunity to learn more. If you've already decided that you want to make a difference for those facing breast cancer, the kickoff will help you be the most successful team leader you can possibly be. Don't miss it.

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08/31/18
Sunset Celebration with Live Music

You won't want to miss Sunset Celebration at Tradewinds Restaurant on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 6:00 pm.  There will be LIVE entertainment by Rick Brensinger and exceptional buffet cuisine from our culinary artists!  This event is a huge hit with drink specials, exceptional food and lots of dancing fun for everyone!  Pre-paid eservations are highly recommended for this event and are only being taken online.  $25 per person.  Large Parties Welcome! Call for more information.  321-504-7771

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09/01/18
SCFOD Bucket Drop

Bucket Drop at Publix!
Come pay us a visit or wear your SCFOD shirt and help us raise money to fund our upcoming leagues!

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09/03/18
Hickory Stick Tournament - A Labor Day Event

Rockledge Country Club celebrates Labor Day (Sept. 3) with a fun golf tournament, lunch buffet and poker. It’s open to all (golf members $55 and non-members/public $75). If you choose to come only for a lunch buffet, then just pay $19.95.
 
This is a 50/50 fundraising event for the benefit of Folds of Honor. Half of the proceeds will go to a lucky raffle winner (at $25 purchase of a Donation ticket). We’d love to see you there.


 

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09/04/18
Small Business Council Meeting


Join the Melbourne Regional Chamber's Small Business Council for its monthly meeting and Networking Event! Designed for organizations under 50 employees, this event provides an opportunity for Council Members network, share information, and gather the resources they need to improve, grow, and flourish.

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09/05/18
Business Planning

Sept 5, 2018 – Business Planning  
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
A business plan is an essential roadmap for business success. This living document generally projects 3-5 years ahead and outlines the route a company intends to take to grow revenues. At the same time the plan identifies and incorporates risks that the enterprise might face, so the small business owner is prepared. Business planning tools, examples and outlines are provided.
The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required.  Call the SBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/
 

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09/06/18
Business Breakfast

Join local business owners and community leaders at this monthly program and enjoy a delicious hot buffet style breakfast. Each month features a pertinent keynote speaker and introduces the newest members that have joined the Melbourne Regional Chamber. Awards are presented to our long-time Diamond members, the Better Business of the month, Ambassador of the month and the top Brevard County high school students or community volunteers. Network before and after the breakfast with corporate and civic leaders, small business owners and other key business representatives from the local area.

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09/08/18
2018 League Demo Day

The Space Coast Field of Dreams is holding a League Demo Day on Saturday, September 8th! From 11am-1pm. 

 

Have your children ever wanted to sign up for our sports leagues but you just weren’t sure what they were all about? Well nows your chance to give them a try, FOR FREE! 

 

Come on out to our completely FREE day of fun! 

 

We will have food, drinks and a DJ music by Elite Entertainment as well as a certificate ceremony at the end of the day knowledging all of our demo day players.

 

All of our sporting fields will be occupied with Baseball, Basketball, Golf, and even Soccer Shots will be here on the soccer fields! Not to mention, if you sign your child up for their favorite sport(s) on Demo Day you recieve 10% off of Fall 2018 league registration! 

 

Please register for Demo Day at www.spacecoastfieldofdreams.org/leagues


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09/08/18
Field of Dreams Donor Wall Celebration & Ribbon Cutting

More Information Coming Soon

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09/09/18
A Walk in the Park Bridal Show and Expo presented by Nicole Maree Bridal

Join us for champagne, hors d'ouvres entertainment and a high end runway show as Nicole Maree Bridal and The Avenues Viera invite you to mingle with Brevard's most sought after wedding vendors at the Walk in the Park Bridal Show and Expo.  The Expo will run beginning at 2:00 PM and then end with an amazing bridal runway show in the Avenues Central Park presented by Nicole Maree Bridal. 

Register to win a FREE wedding dress.

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09/11/18
Patents & Trademarks

September 11, 2018– Patents & Trademarks
9:00 am – Noon
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
Speaker specializing in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and related litigation.  His firm includes experienced patent attorneys and a patent agent which specialize in all patentable technology areas. Brian Steinberger has personally prosecuted over 1,500 patents and has prosecuted over 1,400 federal trademarks through the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Brian was formerly a Senior Primary Patent Examiner with the U.S. Patent Office for many years before starting his practice in Brevard County. He has taught intellectual property classes for the University of Central Florida Small Business Development Center for over 18 years and also the UCF Incubation Program, and has authored many articles for newspapers and technical journals on intellectual property over the years.
Intellectual Property is a key legal component of any small business.  Come learn how you can protect your ideas, symbols, names, images, designs, etc.
The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/

 

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09/11/18
ENGAGE Pints & Politics


We are made up of motivated, energetic professionals certain to become the Chamber's future leaders. We encourage members to get involved and make a difference by becoming active participants in the professional, civic and social aspects of their communities. 
Join ENGAGE Professionals to network, advance your career, develop your leadership capabilities, and give back to the Melbourne community all while having a great time. 

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09/14/18
 -09/15/18
Board of Directors Retreat (by invitation only)

Exclusive only to Melbourne Regional Chamber Directors, Trustees and their Guests.

 

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09/18/18
Women of Excellence Gathering

Gatherings to empower diverse working women to achieve their highest potential through collaborative initiatives focusing on networking & professional development. Gentlemen welcome.

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09/18/18
Is Google turning your customers away because your website is not Secure?

Sept 18, 2018 – Is Google turning your customers away because your website is not Secure?
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
Come learn about the benefits of website security and how to secure your site. Discover how to protect your business and your customers from Cyber Criminals!
Out of several million websites hacked in one year; almost 75% of those sites were based on WordPress.  Wordpress sites have plugins and every plugin that is installed is a potential access point for hackers to gain entrance. Secure websites increase customer trust and give people confidence in doing business with you. The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required.  Call the SBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/
 

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09/18/18
Ribbon Cutting for Five Star Claims Adjusting - 4-Chamber joint ribbon cutting ceremony

 
Calling all chamber members, join us for an all four Chamber, joint ribbon cutting for  Five Star Claims Adjusting. 
  
Tuesday, September 18   5 to 7 PM,    Actual cut at 5:30 PM 
 
4450 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Ste. 120
 
Melbourne, FL 32934
 

 
 
 

 
 

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09/20/18
Nationwide Medical Licensing Anniversary Celebration!

Join us for a ribbon cut for Nationwide Medical Licensing as they celebrate 11 years in business! Cut will take place at 4:00pm. 

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09/23/18
Red Carpet Run 1/2 Marathon, 10K & 5K

The stars will be out at the Red Carpet Run Half Marathon, 5K and 10K. Follow the spotlight to the race site and be chased by paparazzi, as you are the star for the day! We are rolling out the red carpet for all of our participants as we celebrate the movies. Visit the Glitz & Glam Photo Booth, enter the celebrity look a-like contest, watch your favorite movie clips, be directed along the course by movie theater ushers and stroll down the red carpet to finish. End the premiere with a Hollywood after party. Dress to impress, the paparazzi will be waiting!

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09/25/18
Business StartUp Info Workshop

Sept 25, 2018 - Business Start Up Info Session
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
This session will cover the basics of “How to start your business” as well as resources in the community. An in-depth overview with handouts, examples and more.
The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/
 

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09/28/18
St. Baldrick's Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament at Indian River Colony Club on Friday September 28th at 11:30am registration, 12:30pm Shotgun start. 
All proceeds go to St. Baldrick’s and Children Cancer Research. The event is concentrated on the participants having fun..!!! 
Cost is $100 a player and Teams are $400. Free drinks, Practice Tee time, St. Baldrick's T-shirt, Goodie Bags and dinner and awards afterwards.

Sponsorship packages are available...

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09/28/18
 -11/16/18
Fall 2018 Adult Baseball League

Fall 2018 ADULT BASEBALL League season begins the week of September 28th!!!

The Field of Dreams is a place where physically and developmentally disabled people can play baseball. Our baseball league is played on a non-competitive basis as we do not take score nor play competitive games. Our clinics are set up to allow players of all abilities to learn the fundamentals and basics of the sport. Everyone plays and no one is turned away regardless of their abilities.

SEASON DATES:
Sept 28th- Nov 16th

LEAGUE DAYS:
Adult baseball is on Fridays from 5-6 pm

SEASON LENGTH: 
8-Week season

WHO PLAYS:
Boys and girls ages 18+, Able-bodied (Buddies) and special needs players.

WHERE: 
Space Coast Field of Dreams, 
3053 Fell Road, West Melbourne, FL 32904

WHATS INCLUDED: 
All sporting equipment is provided by the league. 
SCFOD team Jersey is included in your registration fee. 
Each player also receives a team medal and certificate at the end of the season in our closing ceremonies. 


HOW TO REGISTER:
Please register online at https://www.spacecoastfieldofdreams.org/leagues/
Registration is open through October 19th
 

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10/02/18
Small Business Council Meeting


Join the Melbourne Regional Chamber's Small Business Council for its monthly meeting and Networking Event! Designed for organizations under 50 employees, this event provides an opportunity for Council Members network, share information, and gather the resources they need to improve, grow, and flourish.

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10/03/18
Tax and Accounting Issues for Small Business

October 3, 2018
Tax and Accounting Issues for the Small Business
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
Make sure your business tax and accounting systems are set up properly so you can focus on managing and growing your business.  We will cover how to choose the type of tax entity that will benefit you and meet your business goals.  We will also discuss business accounting and how it can help you effectively and efficiently manage your business.
The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/

 

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10/03/18
Space Coast Tech Panel Discussion

The Space Coast Tech Council has been rebranded and relaunched as Space Coast Tech. We have partnered with our friends at Groundswell, and are kicking off our new mission by hosting a Panel Discussion meet up called "Convergence [ moving toward union or uniformity ]" on October 3rd, 6:00 pm at Groundswell HQ in Melbourne. Free to attend, but please register in advance. 

 

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10/04/18
Business Breakfast

Join local business owners and community leaders at this monthly program and enjoy a delicious hot buffet style breakfast. Each month features a pertinent keynote speaker and introduces the newest members that have joined the Melbourne Regional Chamber. Awards are presented to our long-time Diamond members, the Better Business of the month, Ambassador of the month and the top Brevard County high school students or community volunteers. Network before and after the breakfast with corporate and civic leaders, small business owners and other key business representatives from the local area.

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10/05/18
5th Annual Eastern Florida State College Scholarship Golf Classic




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10/10/18
 -10/18/18
CHINA ADVENTURE


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10/10/18
Legal Issues for Small Business

October 10, 2018 –Legal issues for Small Business
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location: EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
Particularly for entrepreneurs, Legal Issues and Entity Selection are important decisions one has to make.  They need to consider the following:  liability, ease of formation and operation, taxation, suitability for business, expansion and exit strategy. This class will update startup and seasoned businesses on the importance of proper legal structure, entity selection and necessary steps to protect you and your assets. The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the SBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/


 

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10/11/18
Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Micalovee Beauty Supply

Come celebrate with us the grand opening of North Melbourne's very own hair and beauty supply store.  Specializing in hair extensions, wigs, and  beauty supplies,  High quality products, great giveaways, discounted prices, food and more. Actual Ribbon Cutting at 5:45PM.
 

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10/16/18
Women on the Rise Awards


The inaugural Women on the Rise Awards, will recognize local exceptional women business leaders who have demonstrated excellence in their career or profession and display generosity of spirit, commitment to integrity and diversity, and genuine collaboration with others in the community. Nominations will be open on July 12th and award candidates are reviewed and selected by the Women on the Rise Awards Judging Panel. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Woman to Watch Award, Trailblazer Award, Collective Impact Award, and the Woman of Courage Award.

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10/17/18
Successful Social Media and Marketing Solutions

October 17, 2018 – Successful Social Media Marketing Solutions
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
Social media has changed the marketing footprint for small businesses and nonprofits. In this seminar learn which social media platform is the right fit for your business/nonprofit, how to drive new and repeat business to your organization via social media, knowing what to say, where to say it and how to grow your following to boost your brand exposure, sales and donations.  The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the SBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/



 

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10/27/18
Ghostly Gecko 5K

Race #3 of the Running Zone Foundation Race Series: This is a Halloween-themed evening race at the Eau Gallie Civic Center.  Come join us for a Spooktacular good time! An awesome post race party at Squid Lips beach!

Participant Perks

  • Best Halloween Costume Contest

  • Separate Costume Contest for KIDS!

  • FREE BEER (21+) and food on the beach at Squid Lips!

  • Trick-Or-Treat Bags to all Finishers!

  • Fun Ghostly Gecko Awards

  • Free Goblins Kids’ Run with Zippy the Gecko

  • Benefits Eau Gallie High School Health & Wellness Academy

  • Random giveaway of a drone!

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10/30/18
Shoestring Marketing for Small Business

October 30, 2018 – Shoestring Marketing for Small Business
10:00 am - Noon
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
This workshop is presented by a team of successful, local, small business entrepreneurs.  They will discuss dozens of ways to grow your business without breaking the bank or your wallet.  Through peer group discussion they will discuss shoestring marketing techniques that worked and did not work.  The topics will apply to the selling of both a product and service, and include:
-Techniques used to promote their businesses with limited funds.
-Experiences using shoestring marketing for creating potential sales.
-Time and effort versus the cost in overcoming marketing promotion obstacles.
-Comprehensive listing of shoestring marketing ideas.
The workshop is designed to help you help yourself.  You already know the “WHATS” and “WHYS,” now, it is time to learn the “HOWS” Just think, all you will spend is time. The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/




 

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11/01/18
Business Breakfast

Join local business owners and community leaders at this monthly program and enjoy a delicious hot buffet style breakfast. Each month features a pertinent keynote speaker and introduces the newest members that have joined the Melbourne Regional Chamber. Awards are presented to our long-time Diamond members, the Better Business of the month, Ambassador of the month and the top Brevard County high school students or community volunteers. Network before and after the breakfast with corporate and civic leaders, small business owners and other key business representatives from the local area.

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11/01/18
Tax and Accounting Issues for Small Business

November 1, 2018 - Tax and Accounting Issues for the Small Business
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
Make sure your business tax and accounting systems are set up properly so you can focus on managing and growing your business.  We will cover how to choose the type of tax entity that will benefit you and meet your business goals.  We will also discuss business accounting and how it can help you effectively and efficiently manage your business.
The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/
 

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11/04/18
30th Annual AMIkids Space Coast Fall Fundraiser Benefiting At-Risk Youth

30th Annual AMIKid Space Coast Fall Fundraiser Benefiting At-Risk Youth

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11/06/18
Small Business Council Meeting


Join the Melbourne Regional Chamber's Small Business Council for its monthly meeting and Networking Event! Designed for organizations under 50 employees, this event provides an opportunity for Council Members network, share information, and gather the resources they need to improve, grow, and flourish.

more info...
11/09/18
Melbourne Chamber Pro-Am Golf Tournament


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11/14/18
SBA Money Smart: Finance Management for Small Business

November 14 - SBA Money Smart: Finance Management for Small Businesses 
9:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N Wickham Road, Bldg. 10 Room 206
In this business education course, Vince LoPresti from the Small Business Administration (SBA) will discuss the fundamentals of Financial Management for Small Businesses.
* Start-up financing
* Financing for a growing business
* Financing working capital
* Financial fixed assets
Financial management practices, rules, and tools commonly used in business finance
The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 433-5570 or 433-5514 or register online:  http://floridasbdc.org/get-training/
 

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