New and renewed Chamber partners
The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes its new partners: DaVinci Teeth Whitening, Billboard Connection, Mario, Gunde, Peters, Rhoden & Kelley, Barbershop Harmony Society, Foosaner Art Museum, Essentials Spa Viera, RE/MAX Elite, SAIC, Lowe's, Cocoa Kennels, Alpha-Omega Training, Space Florida, Rockledge Christian School, Honeymoon Hill Constructors, Columbia College, Help 2 Insure, Central Brevard Computers, Palm Tree Café, Twin Rivers Communications, UBS Financial Services - Laughlin McCarthy Group, and Books N Billing LLC, U.S. 1 Golf Center, Casino Party Planner, Porter World Trade Inc., Craig Technologies, Wal-Mart, Florida Memorial Gardens, Island Therapeutic Massage, Florida Air Academy, AAA Auto Club Group, QuikDat, Rodan & Fields Dermatologist Independent Consultant, Send Out Cards, Sabe Spa and Wellness, Sea Esta Villas, Boston Beef & Seafood, Beyond Organic, Rapid Prototyping Services, Chicks for Flicks, PNC Bank, Beach Happenings.com, Suntree Internal Medicine, Oceanbreeze family Chiropractic, Rubber Duckees Pool, Florida Weekly and Outdoor Fitness Florida.
To join the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, call (321) 459-2200 or visit www.cocoabeachchamber.com.
New agents on Kiser sales team
Kiser Realty & Investments would like to welcome the following agents to its office and sales team:
. Robin Taylor-Ritchie, broker-associate, longtime resident of Brevard County with 12 years of experience in real estate as a multi- million-dollar producer
. Tracey "Kelly" Lesky, Realtor, is with the "La Cita" group
. Janet Alwine, Realtor, has 28 years real estate experience in the Virginia and D.C. areas, as well as Brevard County
. Terri Clifford, office coordinator
Kiser Realty & Investments, LLC, is at 1355 N. Courtenay Parkway, Suite A, Merritt Island.
For more information, call (321) 453-0004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Chamber of Commerce members
The Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced recent new members.
They are: Kayaks by Bo Inc., Edmund Kindle, Crossroads Marketplace, McGivern Enterprises (remodeling contractor), Brevard Uniform (linen, scrubs and uniforms), Anderson Mfg & Upholstery Inc., Elite Florida AC, LLC, Communication & Events Solutions, Mosquito Lagoon Bait & Tackle, Permitting Plus LLC, The Irish Pub, Coastal Health Solutions LLC, Leader martial Arts & Fitness and Outdoor Fitness Florida.
To join the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce, call (321) 267-3036 or visit www.Titusville.org.
Ted Taylor, Mr. Florida now at Island Fitness
Island Fitness of Brevard, 325 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, has announced that Ted Taylor, Mr. Florida Over 70, has joined the staff of independent personal trainers.
Ted Taylor has been a body builder since age 18. He is a former Mr. Universe Over 40, Mr. America Over 40, Mr. World Over 50 and, most recently, Mr. Florida Over 70.
Specializing in life extension, he previously owned a gym in Cocoa Beach and is the author of "Stay Fit For Life," a body transformation program.
Island Fitness of Brevard is a locally-owned and operated fitness center, with extensive free weights, top-of-the-line cardio equipment, a variety of classes, free child care, circuit training, the nationally recognized SilverSneakers Program, and fully insured and certified personal trainers.
For more information, call (321) 455-2227 or visit www.islandfitness1.com.
A Healthy Pond on Merritt Island
A Healthy Pond of Orlando, which designs and installs custom ponds in Central Florida, has announced its new location on Merritt Island.
The business will be offering the same services it has in Orlando now here in Merritt Island, plus a retail boutique.
The boutique has more than 10 local artists for all of your outdoor beautification needs: from one-of-a-kind metal art, to custom bird houses, stained-glass pieces, furniture, custom tikis and indoor/outdoor fountains.
A Healthy Pond is at 1870 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island.
For more information, call (321) 663-4628.
Take Stock in Children Council welcomes new leaders
Brevard's Take Stock in Children Leadership Council has announced the election of two new officers.
Ben Buchanan, a council member for 13 years, will assume the role of chairman. Mr. Buchanan is a vice president at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, with the Gear Buchanan Group, located in Melbourne.
Bill Zoby, who has served on the Council for seven years, is the new vice chairman. Mr. Zoby, a Melbourne resident, is a marketing and sales consultant for consumer products.
Take Stock in Children provides a unique opportunity for low-income, at-risk students in Brevard County to escape the cycle of poverty through education. The program offers students college scholarships, mentoring services and hope for a successful future.
Volunteer mentors meet with their students each week at school throughout the school year.
To learn more about Take Stock in Children, participating on the council, or to become a mentor or supporter, call (321) 633-1000, Ext. 415 or visit www.takestockinchildren.org.
Private Case Management has new guardian, manager and counselor
Barbara Whitley of Private Case Management has announced that Candice Kilbourne has joined the staff at Private Case Management as a registered guardian, case manager and counselor.
She has been employed as a social worker for more than six years in Brevard County, counseling various clients and populations. She is knowledgeable of resources and programs available in the community for those in need of services and offers conflict resolution for families.
Ms. Kilbourne can be reached at (321) 674-6070 for assistance or more information.
New Cocoa Beach Chamber partners
The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Chamber partners.
They are: Freedom Sailing Adventures, Outdoor Fitness Florida, Florida Property Center, A Health Pond, Interagency Council of Brevard/LEAP and Insurance Assurance.
To join the Chamber, call (321) 459-2200.
FRIDAY, OCT. 19
. Small Business Breakfast Club: 7:45-9 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, 400 Fortenberry Road, Merritt Island. Guest speaker is Steve Englehart, Florida Tech's head football coach. There is limited seating, and an RSVP is required. Call (321) 459-2200.
. Fourth Annual Council's Golf Tournament: 11:30 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at Manatee Cove Golf Course, Patrick Air Force Base. The tournament is a fundraiser for the Chamber's Military Affairs Council, Business Resource Council and the Convention & Visitors Bureau. For more information, call (321) 459-2200 or visit www.cocoabeachchamber.ocm.
. Port St. John Business Connection: Noon. Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce at the Port St. John Public Library, 6500 Carole Ave., Port St. John. For more information, call (321) 267-3036.
MONDAY, OCT. 22
. Power Hour Leads Club meeting: 6 p.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Cara Mia Riverside Grill, 11 Riverside Drive, Cocoa. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23
. Executive Committee meeting: 11 a.m. Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce, 2000 S. Washington Ave., Titusville. For more information, call (321) 267-3036.
. Board of Directors meeting: 11:45 a.m. Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce, 2000 S. Washington Ave., Titusville. For more information, call (321) 267-3036.
. You Got To Eat Leads Club: Noon. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at Red Lobster, 215 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.
. Nonprofit Committee meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, 400 Fortenberry Road, Merritt Island. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24
. Unique Opportunities Leads Club meeting: 8:15 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at Café Unique Restaurant, 607 Florida Ave., Cocoa Village. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.
. B 2 B meeting: 11 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at Amici's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, 7700 N. Wickham Road, Suite 120, Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25
. Network$ meeting: 8:15 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Lazy Bean Café, Merritt Square Mall, 777 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.
. Surfside Stars meeting: 6:15 p.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Lobster Shanty, 2200 S. Orlando Ave., Cocoa Beach. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.
. New Partner Welcome Orientation: 8-9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, 400 Fortenberry Road, Merritt Island. For more information, call (321) 459-2200.