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November 2017 News

November 2017 Newsletter
A Word from the Director
We have put together some post Hurricane Irma tips to prepare your homes and offices for the holidays. Missed our emails? Click on the links below and stay tuned for our December tips, your company might be listed next....

Thank you again to everyone that came out to our Inaugural Fall Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 15th, we are looking forward to making it an annual event in November! 


We are excited to join our Chamber members, ORCA Public Safety DepartmentRussell Post Sotheby's International Realty, and The Academy at Ocean Reef to collect toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program. Please drop off an unwrapped toy to our office now through December 15th or bring your unwrapped toy to our December 6th luncheon. All of the toys collected will be distributed to children in the Florida Keys. 



Business of the Month
Timothy James Slawson, P.A.




        Timothy James Slawson, P.A.
A.I.A. Architect
102025 Overseas Highway #2 - Key Largo, FL 33037 - Ph: 305-453-9956

The architect's role is to understand the clients "vision" and make it come to life

   Proudly serving Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys for 18 years. We are a full-service Architecture Design firm. 

   Our firm specializes in custom residential homes, remodeling, and additions. With a mission to create a design based upon the homeowner's vision and desires. 

   We have produced a large variety of architectural styles and our design portfolio includes Key West, Old Florida, Bermuda, West Indies, Caribbean, Balinese, and Moroccan style homes. Our firm fuses the clients design aspirations with the tropical South Florida climate. It keeps our designs interesting and challenging. 

   Tim Slawson has always had a passion for residential architecture and has built his reputation on his commitment to uncompromising quality. Whether designing a kitchen, cart room, bedroom or an entire home, Tim and his talented staff take pride in crafting just what the client envisions. His team will use their skills and knowledge to guide and support clients from the initial phases of design to project completion.
 
TIMOTHY JAMES SLAWSON, P.A. 
A.I.A. ARCHITECT 
102025 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
SUITE #2
KEY LARGO, FL. 33037 
TEL: 305-453-9956
CELL: 305-773-2529 

 

December Luncheon 
Wednesday, December 6th @ noon - Carysfort Building 



Join us for our December Luncheon
featuring:

Mike Berman
Co-Chairman of All Charities and 
Vice President of the Ocean Reef Community Foundation

Learn about All Charities Weekend and how your business can get involved in supporting the community 

Enjoy Christmas Carols sung by The Academy at Ocean Reef students



Bring a new, unwrapped toy for our Toys-for-Tots campaign
(all toys will be distributed to children in Florida Keys)
  

$30 with online Registration & Payment

$35 at the door
..l

Bring your business cards for distribution  

Don't forget a Raffle Ticket to win a chance to be featured as a Business of the Month 

Thank you to our luncheon sponsors!

Dannels Jewelry _ The Water Wizard


Become a Luncheonn Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!


Welcome New Members

























Alligator Associates Inc. (Non Native Reptile Removal) - Rodney Irwin

Argos Nautic (Semi-custom Luxury Yacht Tenders)-
Patrick Sullivan 

Bakers Cay (Hilton Key Largo Resort)- 
Audrey Gonzalez

Beach House Gardens- Joel Cossio

Brian A. Tschirhart, DDS (Cosmetic, Implant, and Restorative Dentistry- office in Brickell and ORC Plaza Building)



David's Fine Furniture (Custom Cabinetry) - 
Ana Santos


Guillermo Hernandez

Xavier Miranda

                                  The Water Wizard (Water Treatment &
                                        Well Drilling) - Rick Escauriza


Successful Inaugural Blood Drive























From left: Jinie Carr, ORCA  Human Resources Specialist;  Gina Uresti, ORCA Human Resources Specialist;  Yael Skinner, ORCA Director of Human    Resources and Risk Management; Jill Alonge,  Executive Director of the Chamber, at the Blood Drive.  
     
Successful donations from Tom Rementeria, Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Board Member- Yaritza Morris, and Tess Olivera from Brown & Brown Insurance Homestead/TR Jones & Co.

















Thank you again to everyone that came out to our Inaugural Fall Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 15th at Town Hall and CenterState Bank- Key Largo. We had over 40 people come out and were able to collect 32 pints of blood. We are looking forward to making it an annual event. Please save the date for our 2nd Annual Blood Drive which will be held on November 14, 2018!

Brown & Brown team with Brad Copeland, Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Board President and owner of Going Aire, on the BIG RED BUS. 
Left to right: Our Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Board Vice President, Margie Smith,  Adriana Cuomo, Sharon Smith, and Wendy Coffman from CenterState Bank- Key Largo Branch.
                                                             

Neighbors Helping Neighbors- Keys Recovery






















     
"Thanks for sharing the opportunity to volunteer with the Baptist Health Community outreach... It  was a Joy for me to be able to travel down to Big Pine with a great group of people instead of just going on my own... Funny Story-the bus broke down at the end of the 7-mile bridge but we still did not miss a beat... Fortunately for us, there were individuals traveling behind the bus that were also destined to the vineyard community center in Big Pine to volunteer.  We ended up piling into their vehicles and hitched a ride for the rest of a way... Coincidence? I don't think so.  It just set the tone for the spirit of the day.  It was challenging and the same time,  a most rewarding experience... I was humbled by how strangers came together as one in selfless acts of compassion. That's the paradox of all of these tragedies. I have met dozens but there have been thousands of people (unsung heroes) that have traveled from all over the country to support the Keys recovery efforts... Kudos to Maria Luisa Gonzalez, Rene, Margaret,  and all the volunteers from  Baptist Health South Florida that came down. They made a difference! Here are some pictures that captured the day..." 

- Wil Peña, AAMS®  | Financial Services Professional |
Coastal Wealth, a member of the MassMutual Financial Group























 
























Did you Know? 

megaphone_icon_vector.jpgLet us help you promote your next event, post your job openings, or share your member member deals.  The Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce is happy to:

Complimentary (on our website):
-Post job openings
-Share member to member specials
-Post current coupons being offered

Minimal fee:
-Send e-blast to our contact list on your behalf
-Feature your story on our newsletter
-Post flyers on our social networks 

Contact us at 305-367-3646 to find out more!



  

November 2017 Newsletter
A Word from the Director
We have put together some post Hurricane Irma tips to prepare your homes and offices for the holidays. Missed our emails? Click on the links below and stay tuned for our December tips, your company might be listed next....

Thank you again to everyone that came out to our Inaugural Fall Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 15th, we are looking forward to making it an annual event in November! 


We are excited to join our Chamber members, ORCA Public Safety DepartmentRussell Post Sotheby's International Realty, and The Academy at Ocean Reef to collect toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program. Please drop off an unwrapped toy to our office now through December 15th or bring your unwrapped toy to our December 6th luncheon. All of the toys collected will be distributed to children in the Florida Keys. 



Business of the Month
Timothy James Slawson, P.A.




        Timothy James Slawson, P.A.
A.I.A. Architect
102025 Overseas Highway #2 - Key Largo, FL 33037 - Ph: 305-453-9956

The architect's role is to understand the clients "vision" and make it come to life

   Proudly serving Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys for 18 years. We are a full-service Architecture Design firm. 

   Our firm specializes in custom residential homes, remodeling, and additions. With a mission to create a design based upon the homeowner's vision and desires. 

   We have produced a large variety of architectural styles and our design portfolio includes Key West, Old Florida, Bermuda, West Indies, Caribbean, Balinese, and Moroccan style homes. Our firm fuses the clients design aspirations with the tropical South Florida climate. It keeps our designs interesting and challenging. 

   Tim Slawson has always had a passion for residential architecture and has built his reputation on his commitment to uncompromising quality. Whether designing a kitchen, cart room, bedroom or an entire home, Tim and his talented staff take pride in crafting just what the client envisions. His team will use their skills and knowledge to guide and support clients from the initial phases of design to project completion.
 
TIMOTHY JAMES SLAWSON, P.A. 
A.I.A. ARCHITECT 
102025 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
SUITE #2
KEY LARGO, FL. 33037 
TEL: 305-453-9956
CELL: 305-773-2529 

 

December Luncheon 
Wednesday, December 6th @ noon - Carysfort Building 



Join us for our December Luncheon
featuring:

Mike Berman
Co-Chairman of All Charities and 
Vice President of the Ocean Reef Community Foundation

Learn about All Charities Weekend and how your business can get involved in supporting the community 

Enjoy Christmas Carols sung by The Academy at Ocean Reef students



Bring a new, unwrapped toy for our Toys-for-Tots campaign
(all toys will be distributed to children
 

$30 with online Registration & Payment

$35 at the door
..l

Bring your business cards for distribution  

Don't forget a Raffle Ticket to win a chance to be featured as a Business of the Month 

Thank you to our luncheon sponsors!

Dannels Jewelry _ The Water Wizard


Become a Luncheonn Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!


Welcome New Members

























Alligator Associates Inc. (Non Native Reptile Removal) - Rodney Irwin

Argos Nautic (Semi-custom Luxury Yacht Tenders)-
Patrick Sullivan 

Bakers Cay (Hilton Key Largo Resort)- 
Audrey Gonzalez

Beach House Gardens- Joel Cossio

Brian A. Tschirhart, DDS (Cosmetic, Implant, and Restorative Dentistry- office in Brickell and ORC Plaza Building)



David's Fine Furniture (Custom Cabinetry) - 
Ana Santos


Guillermo Hernandez

Xavier Miranda

                                  The Water Wizard (Water Treatment &
                                        Well Drilling) - Rick Escauriza


Successful Inaugural Blood Drive























From left: Jinie Carr, ORCA  Human Resources Specialist;  Gina Uresti, ORCA Human Resources Specialist;  Yael Skinner, ORCA Director of Human    Resources and Risk Management; Jill Alonge,  Executive Director of the Chamber, at the Blood Drive.  
 
    
Successful donations from Tom Rementeria, Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Board Member- Yaritza Morris, and Tess Olivera from Brown & Brown Insurance Homestead/TR Jones & Co.

















Thank you again to everyone that came out to our Inaugural Fall Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 15th at Town Hall and CenterState Bank- Key Largo. We had over 40 people come out and were able to collect 32 pints of blood. We are looking forward to making it an annual event. Please save the date for our 2nd Annual Blood Drive which will be held on November 14, 2018!

Brown & Brown team with Brad Copeland, Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Board President and owner of Going Aire, on the BIG RED BUS. 
Left to right: Our Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce Board Vice President, Margie Smith,  Adriana Cuomo, Sharon Smith, and Wendy Coffman from CenterState Bank- Key Largo Branch.
 













Neighbors Helping Neighbors- Keys Recovery






















     
"Thanks for sharing the opportunity to volunteer with the Baptist Health Community outreach... It  was a Joy for me to be able to travel down to Big Pine with a great group of people instead of just going on my own... Funny Story-the bus broke down at the end of the 7-mile bridge but we still did not miss a beat... Fortunately for us, there were individuals traveling behind the bus that were also destined to the vineyard community center in Big Pine to volunteer.  We ended up piling into their vehicles and hitched a ride for the rest of a way... Coincidence? I don't think so.  It just set the tone for the spirit of the day.  It was challenging and the same time,  a most rewarding experience... I was humbled by how strangers came together as one in selfless acts of compassion. That's the paradox of all of these tragedies. I have met dozens but there have been thousands of people (unsung heroes) that have traveled from all over the country to support the Keys recovery efforts... Kudos to Maria Luisa Gonzalez, Rene, Margaret,  and all the volunteers from  Baptist Health South Florida that came down. They made a difference! Here are some pictures that captured the day..." 

- Wil Peña, AAMS®  | Financial Services Professional |
Coastal Wealth, a member of the MassMutual Financial Group























 
























Did you Know? 

megaphone_icon_vector.jpgLet us help you promote your next event, post your job openings, or share your member member deals.  The Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce is happy to:

Complimentary (on our website):
-Post job openings
-Share member to member specials
-Post current coupons being offered

Minimal fee:
-Send e-blast to our contact list on your behalf
-Feature your story on our newsletter
-Post flyers on our social networks 

Contact us at 305-367-3646 to find out more!



  

Business of the Month
Timothy James Slawson, P.A.




        Timothy James Slawson, P.A.
A.I.A. Architect
102025 Overseas Highway #2 - Key Largo, FL 33037 - Ph: 305-453-9956

The architect's role is to understand the clients "vision" and make it come to life

   Proudly serving Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys for 18 years. We are a full-service Architecture Design firm. 

   Our firm specializes in custom residential homes, remodeling, and additions. With a mission to create a design based upon the homeowner's vision and desires. 

   We have produced a large variety of architectural styles and our design portfolio includes Key West, Old Florida, Bermuda, West Indies, Caribbean, Balinese, and Moroccan style homes. Our firm fuses the clients design aspirations with the tropical South Florida climate. It keeps our designs interesting and challenging. 

   Tim Slawson has always had a passion for residential architecture and has built his reputation on his commitment to uncompromising quality. Whether designing a kitchen, cart room, bedroom or an entire home, Tim and his talented staff take pride in crafting just what the client envisions. His team will use their skills and knowledge to guide and support clients from the initial phases of design to project completion.
 
TIMOTHY JAMES SLAWSON, P.A. 
A.I.A. ARCHITECT 
102025 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
SUITE #2
KEY LARGO, FL. 33037 
TEL: 305-453-9956
CELL: 305-773-2529 

 

December Luncheon 
Wednesday, December 6th @ noon - Carysfort Building 



Join us for our December Luncheon
featuring:

Mike Berman
Co-Chairman of All Charities and 
Vice President of the Ocean Reef Community Foundation

Learn about All Charities Weekend and how your business can get involved in supporting the community 

Enjoy Christmas Carols sung by The Academy at Ocean Reef students



Bring a new, unwrapped toy for our Toys-for-Tots campaign
(all toys will be distributed to children
 

$30 with online Registration & Payment

$35 at the door
..l

Bring your business cards for distribution  

Don't forget a Raffle Ticket to win a chance to be featured as a Business of the Month 

Thank you to our luncheon sponsors!

Dannels Jewelry _ The Water Wizard


Become a Luncheonn Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!


Business of the Month
Timothy James Slawson, P.A.




        Timothy James Slawson, P.A.
A.I.A. Architect
102025 Overseas Highway #2 - Key Largo, FL 33037 - Ph: 305-453-9956

The architect's role is to understand the clients "vision" and make it come to life

   Proudly serving Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys for 18 years. We are a full-service Architecture Design firm. 

   Our firm specializes in custom residential homes, remodeling, and additions. With a mission to create a design based upon the homeowner's vision and desires. 

   We have produced a large variety of architectural styles and our design portfolio includes Key West, Old Florida, Bermuda, West Indies, Caribbean, Balinese, and Moroccan style homes. Our firm fuses the clients design aspirations with the tropical South Florida climate. It keeps our designs interesting and challenging. 

   Tim Slawson has always had a passion for residential architecture and has built his reputation on his commitment to uncompromising quality. Whether designing a kitchen, cart room, bedroom or an entire home, Tim and his talented staff take pride in crafting just what the client envisions. His team will use their skills and knowledge to guide and support clients from the initial phases of design to project completion.
 
TIMOTHY JAMES SLAWSON, P.A. 
A.I.A. ARCHITECT 
102025 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
SUITE #2
KEY LARGO, FL. 33037 
TEL: 305-453-9956
CELL: 305-773-2529 

 

December Luncheon 
Wednesday, December 6th @ noon - Carysfort Building 



Join us for our December Luncheon
featuring:

Mike Berman
Co-Chairman of All Charities and 
Vice President of the Ocean Reef Community Foundation

Learn about All Charities Weekend and how your business can get involved in supporting the community 

Enjoy Christmas Carols sung by The Academy at Ocean Reef students



Bring a new, unwrapped toy for our Toys-for-Tots campaign
(all toys will be distributed to children
 

$30 with online Registration & Payment

$35 at the door
..l

Bring your business cards for distribution  

Don't forget a Raffle Ticket to win a chance to be featured as a Business of the Month 

Thank you to our luncheon sponsors!

Dannels Jewelry _ The Water Wizard


Become a Luncheonn Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!


Business of the Month
Timothy James Slawson, P.A.




        Timothy James Slawson, P.A.
A.I.A. Architect
102025 Overseas Highway #2 - Key Largo, FL 33037 - Ph: 305-453-9956

The architect's role is to understand the clients "vision" and make it come to life

   Proudly serving Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys for 18 years. We are a full-service Architecture Design firm. 

   Our firm specializes in custom residential homes, remodeling, and additions. With a mission to create a design based upon the homeowner's vision and desires. 

   We have produced a large variety of architectural styles and our design portfolio includes Key West, Old Florida, Bermuda, West Indies, Caribbean, Balinese, and Moroccan style homes. Our firm fuses the clients design aspirations with the tropical South Florida climate. It keeps our designs interesting and challenging. 

   Tim Slawson has always had a passion for residential architecture and has built his reputation on his commitment to uncompromising quality. Whether designing a kitchen, cart room, bedroom or an entire home, Tim and his talented staff take pride in crafting just what the client envisions. His team will use their skills and knowledge to guide and support clients from the initial phases of design to project completion.
 
TIMOTHY JAMES SLAWSON, P.A. 
A.I.A. ARCHITECT 
102025 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
SUITE #2
KEY LARGO, FL. 33037 
TEL: 305-453-9956
CELL: 305-773-2529 

 

December Luncheon 
Wednesday, December 6th @ noon - Carysfort Building 



Join us for our December Luncheon
featuring:

Mike Berman
Co-Chairman of All Charities and 
Vice President of the Ocean Reef Community Foundation

Learn about All Charities Weekend and how your business can get involved in supporting the community 

Enjoy Christmas Carols sung by The Academy at Ocean Reef students



Bring a new, unwrapped toy for our Toys-for-Tots campaign
(all toys will be distributed to children
 

$30 with online Registration & Payment

$35 at the door
..l

Bring your business cards for distribution  

Don't forget a Raffle Ticket to win a chance to be featured as a Business of the Month 

Thank you to our luncheon sponsors!

Dannels Jewelry _ The Water Wizard


Become a Luncheonn Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!


Business of the Month
Timothy James Slawson, P.A.




        Timothy James Slawson, P.A.
A.I.A. Architect
102025 Overseas Highway #2 - Key Largo, FL 33037 - Ph: 305-453-9956

The architect's role is to understand the clients "vision" and make it come to life

   Proudly serving Ocean Reef and the Florida Keys for 18 years. We are a full-service Architecture Design firm. 

   Our firm specializes in custom residential homes, remodeling, and additions. With a mission to create a design based upon the homeowner's vision and desires. 

   We have produced a large variety of architectural styles and our design portfolio includes Key West, Old Florida, Bermuda, West Indies, Caribbean, Balinese, and Moroccan style homes. Our firm fuses the clients design aspirations with the tropical South Florida climate. It keeps our designs interesting and challenging. 

   Tim Slawson has always had a passion for residential architecture and has built his reputation on his commitment to uncompromising quality. Whether designing a kitchen, cart room, bedroom or an entire home, Tim and his talented staff take pride in crafting just what the client envisions. His team will use their skills and knowledge to guide and support clients from the initial phases of design to project completion.
 
TIMOTHY JAMES SLAWSON, P.A. 
A.I.A. ARCHITECT 
102025 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
SUITE #2
KEY LARGO, FL. 33037 
TEL: 305-453-9956
CELL: 305-773-2529 

 

December Luncheon 
Wednesday, December 6th @ noon - Carysfort Building 



Join us for our December Luncheon
featuring:

Mike Berman
Co-Chairman of All Charities and 
Vice President of the Ocean Reef Community Foundation

Learn about All Charities Weekend and how your business can get involved in supporting the community 

Enjoy Christmas Carols sung by The Academy at Ocean Reef students



Bring a new, unwrapped toy for our Toys-for-Tots campaign
(all toys will be distributed to children
 

$30 with online Registration & Payment

$35 at the door
..l

Bring your business cards for distribution  

Don't forget a Raffle Ticket to win a chance to be featured as a Business of the Month 

Thank you to our luncheon sponsors!

Dannels Jewelry _ The Water Wizard


Become a Luncheonn Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber!

Contact

Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce
35 Ocean Reef Dr. Suite 142
Key Largo, FL 33037 

Phone: 305.367.3646
Fax: 305.367.2799

Email Us

Mailing Address

Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce
31 Ocean Reef Dr.
Suite C101 PMB 179
Key Largo, FL 33037

Mission

To promote the highest standard of professionalism and service to the Ocean Reef Community, to be an advocate for our members, to promote business alliances, to provide valuable benefits and services to our members and to foster economic development within the Ocean Reef Community.
 
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