Chamber News

  • Chamber Chatter

    Brown Bag Lunch Series – Conflict Management: July 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop identifies the causes and conflict and how to handle it in a sensible, fair and efficient manner. It’s not a question of “if” conflict happens but rather “when” it occurs.
    This workshop is free of charge. Seating is limited, RSVP to Chamber office at 926-1848.

    Upcoming event: Business Excellence Banquet and Awards Presentation will be held Thursday, May 17 at the Senior Center.
    RSVP to Chamber office at 926-1848.

  • Harvest Thrift Store opens in Crawfordville

    Harvest Thrift Store is a ministry of Harvest Fellowship Church. It was a desire of our church to make ourselves more available to the community by turning itself inside out.
    The Harvest Thrift Store is the first of many “marketplace ministries” that we will be  operating in order to meet the needs of our residents. The store has been opened since October 2011 and is located in the North Pointe Center, 1596 Crawfordville Highway. Building 2 Suite A.

  • Networking luncheon held at Spring Creek

    of the Chamber

    A record 58 members and guests packed the house for our monthly networking luncheon at Spring Creek Restaurant on Wednesday, April 25.
    To make it easier on the busy wait staff, the menu was laid out with each place-setting so guests could make their choice of salad, fried or grilled shrimp, tomato pie with grilled shrimp, or chicken breast with fries or cheese grits.

  • FirstBank Senior Products Division opens in Wakulla

    FirstBank Senior Products Division–Florida recently opened with its headquarters in Wakulla County and run by Michael J. Weltman MBA, SRES, CSA. Senior Products Division focuses primarily on reverse mortgages.
    FirstBank has offices in Sebring, Tampa, St. Petersburg, and is headquartered in Wakulla. New offices are slated to open this year in Ocala, Orlando, Gainesville and Jacksonville.

  • Business Spotlight: Wakulla Woodworks Inc.

  • Wakulla Diving Center hosts mixer

    Special to The News

    New business models in Wakulla County are always interesting, and even better to visit. Our April Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce mixer featured a growing recreational center that specializes in underwater activities, or diving simply said.

  • Ribbon cuttings: Bridlewood Apartments, Critter Control, International Gym

    Bridlewood Apartments

  • Chamber Chatter

    New members:
    • Keep Wakulla County Beautiful – Specializing in environmental education, community beautification projects and litter control.
    • Capital City Maintenance – Specializing in lawn maintenance, landscaping and steam  pressure washing.
    • Lisa’s Timeless Treasures - A sweet shop in downtown Sopchoppy featuring antiques, vintage items and collectibles. Come and enjoy the past today!

    Upcoming luncheon:

  • Nominations open for Business Awards

    Special to The News

    Chamber members were emailed a packet last week for the annual Business Excellence Awards, kicking off the 2012 Business Excellence Awards nomination process.  
    We will again be presenting awards for the Business of the Year, Environmental Stewardship, Start-Up Business, Non-Profit Business and new this year, the Chamber Member of the Year.  
    All nominations for these categories must be submitted by a Chamber member, which includes employees of chamber members.

  • Business spotlight: Stow Away Center

    Tell us about your business: The Stow Away Center is located at the corner of Coastal Highway 98 and Spring Creek Highway.