Business Briefs, Nov. 26, 2021 | Business

Ribbon-cutting ceremonyThe Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at SMA Healthcare, 420 Stadium Road, Daytona Beach.For extra info, name (386) 255-0981.
Economic Prosperity HourThe Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce will host an Economic Properity Hour from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, on the Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach.The price is $10 for members upfront, $15 for members on the door and $25 for non-members.For extra info, name (386) 677-3454.Chamber annual assemblyThe Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce will host its annual assembly at midday Friday, Dec. 3, at Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach.The occasion consists of celebrating accomplishments of the previous 12 months, recognizing volunteers, dialogue of the imaginative and prescient for 2022 and the set up of latest board members. Awards will likely be given for Business of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Legacy Award.Lunch will likely be served with catering offered by Carefree Catering. The value is $25 for members and $40 for non-members.For extra info, go to Mix and MingleThe Port Orange South Daytona Chamber of Commerce will host a Morning Mix and Mingle from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Trustco Bank, 3751 Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange.Admission is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.For extra info, go to BanquetThe Port Orange South Daytona Chamber of Commerce will host its annual banquet from 5:30 to eight p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, on the Riverside Pavilion, 3431 Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.The program consists of the investiture of of the board chair and board members for 2022. Tickets embody a cocktail hour and catered dinner. Seating is restricted.Admission is $50 per ticket. For a reservation or extra info, go to Connection setThe West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce AM Connection will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, at Center of Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Deltona.Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members.For extra info, go to or name (386) 218-0540.Deltona officers will give ‘State of the City’Deltona — State of the City will begin at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, on the The Center of Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.The mayor and different metropolis officers will give updates on Deltona.A breakfast will offered by Sonny’s BBQ and networking with the West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce will likely be from 7:30 to eight:30 a.m. The program begins at 9 a.m.Tickets are $20 for basic admission and $15 for chamber members.To register, go to For extra info, e-mail [email protected] or name (386) 218-0540.County names Road and Bridge Division directorLori Koontz was promoted to director of the Volusia County Road and Bridge Division, a job Ms. Koontz was doing within the interim since Ben Bartlett retired in July.She has greater than 28 years of public works expertise, working for Lake County from 1992-2019, then Volusia since August 2019.
Ms. Koontz has been instrumental in securing and managing $4.2 million in water high quality associated grant funding for stormwater initiatives all through the county. She additionally has expertise in stable waste division oversight, and mosquito and aquatic plant administration.She earned a bachelor’s diploma in organizational administration from what’s now Warner University in Lake Wales.County names planning and growth directorCarol McFarlane has been named Volusia County planning and growth companies director.Ms. McFarlane strikes up from her earlier place as land growth supervisor. She replaces Palmer Panton, who will retire in December after a 33-year profession with the county.An city and regional planner with 15 years of expertise, she initially joined the county in June 2008 as a planner. She left in August 2016 to develop into metropolis planner for Orange City. She additionally beforehand labored as a planner for the City of DeLand. She returned to the county in April 2020.Ms. McFarlane earned a bachelor’s diploma in public administration from the University of Central Florida and a grasp’s certification from UCF in city and regional planning and growth.COA hires director of human assetsThe Council on Aging of Volusia County has named Cheryl Shaw as director of human assets as of Nov. 15.Ms. Shaw, who earned a grasp’s diploma in enterprise administration in human useful resource administration, was with Palmer College of Chiropractic as as human assets supervisor.She started her profession as a licensed nursing assistant and later moved on to hospice residence care earlier than transitioning to human assets.CareerSource publicizes 2021-22 officersCareerSource Flagler Volusia’s Board of Directors voted on the 2021-22 slate of officers Nov. 12.The officers are Chair Nancy Bradley, Vice Chair Dr. Aubrey Long, Treasurer Arthur Loeffler and Secretary Bret Schmitz.Ms. Bradley was vice chair. She labored in postsecondary profession faculty sector for greater than 35 years as an teacher, dean, administrator and proprietor.Dr. Long based Long’s Global Enterprises LLC and served greater than 30 years at Bethune-Cookman University in numerous roles.Mr. L. Loeffler is a licensed licensed public accountant in each New York and Florida.Mr. Schmitz has greater than 15 years of expertise within the help of operations and manufacturing, together with president of Hudson Technologies, director of operations for Greatbatch and operations supervisor for Sparton Electronics.SCORE internet hosting webinarsVolusia/Flagler SCORE is internet hosting a webinar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30.The subject will likely be “Create Your Website: 3 Key Pages.”“Use Video Marketing to Grow Your Business” will meet at 7p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2.To register, name (386) 255-6889 or go to Watch Business SummitMarket Watch Business Summit introduced by Bank of America will likely be from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at Hard Rock Hotel, 918 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.The joint program of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce and Team Volusia Economic Development Corp. will encompass two segments. It will start with a neighborhood financial outlook with Mana Shahsavari, enterprise companies consultant, CareerSource Flagler Volusia, and Len Moser, vice chairman of Barton Malow. Then there will likely be a nationwide and worldwide financial forecast.Check-in and breakfast will start at 7:30 a.m. and this system will begin at 8 a.m.Admission for chamber members and Team Volusia buyers is $35 and or $50 on the door. General admission $75.For a reservation or extra info name (386) 523-3675.SCORE affords enterprise mentoringGet recommendation from SCORE mentors reside from 2 to five p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in a real-time mentoring platform.Chat with enterprise mentors, get free assets and knowledge from common corporations, and take part in on-line peer help discussions. Brought to you by SCORE and Constant Contact.To register, name (386) 255-6889 or go to

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