View this email in your browser
While we fulfill our mission as the leading business advocate in Central Florida, building partnerships, strong businesses, and a commitment to the community, we must never forget a core value of our organization: HAVING FUN.  People tend to do business with those whom they get to know socially, so most of our relationship building opportunities happen at social gatherings such as our monthly Business After Hours (this Thursday at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center), annual Golf Classic (Oct. 30th at Windermere Country Club), networking groups, BEST FEST, and our popular Elected Official Sing-Off.

Our Annual Golf Classic, coming up on October 30th at Windermere Country Club, is a great way to meet new people in a fun and relaxed environment. Even if you don't play golf, invite your best customer or a potential client to play with you. How often do you get four hours to get to know some of your business connections and truly build a relationship with them? The field is filling up fast. Reserve your space today


Oct. 16th - Business After Hours at Ocoee Lakeshore Center
Oct. 21st - Tuesday Networking Group at Windermere Country Club
Oct. 22nd- Lead and Feed Networking Luncheon 
Oct. 24th - EGAC Meeting at The West Orange Chamber of Commerce
Oct. 25th - Friday Networking Group at Pammie's Sammies
Oct. 28th - Tuesday Networking Group at Windermere Country Club
Oct. 28th - Triage Tuesday at The West Orange Chamber of Commerce
Click here to connect with our New & Renewed Members


Mulligan Constructors, Inc, (MCI), an Orlando Commercial Contractor, has been named to Florida's Fast 100 - READ MORE
Dr. Phillips High School teacher is the 2014 InVEST Teacher of the Year - READ MORE
HUGE Congratulations to all of our Members that earned "Best Bet" Awards from the Orlando Sentinel. READ MORE
Winter Garden Wheel Works has been named one of America’s Best Bike Shops for 2014 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association - READ MORE
AMBASSADORS IN ACTION (click pictures to enlarge)


Chamber VP, Krista Carter, attended the Coast to Coast Connector Update in Winter Garden.  The WOCC supported the funding to complete the 275 mile long multi-use trail system that would stretch across the state from St. Petersburg to Titusville.  This connector will open the door to the development of Ecotourism in our local economies throughout the State and West Orange County. READ MORE
Non-partisan county races have served the citizens of Orange County well since they adopted into law 24 years ago, W.O.P.A urges you to support the will of the people and Vote No on Question C.  See their 2014 endorsements and recommendations.
Donate towards Thanksgiving baskets for three local community centers in West Orange County. READ MORE
See the results of the Talent Gap Survey presented at the Chamber’s recent Courses to Careers Luncheon.  The Talent Gap Analysis study was undertaken through a partnership with CareerSource Central Florida, Brevard, and Flagler Volusia and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council to align the skills needed by area business with Floridians seeking employment. READ MORE
Chamber President, Stina D'Uva, attended the recent Future of Florida Forum. The goal of this forum is to help secure Florida’s future and discuss global competitiveness, entrepreneurship, economic mobility and much more. READ MORE
Chamber President/CEO, Stina D’Uva was appointed to Chair-Elect by Florida Association for Chamber ProfessionalsREAD MORE
WOCC and Tampa Bay Buccaneers team up for Chamber Day on Nov. 9th. Download the Order Form.
Oct. 14th - Ribbon Cutting for Learning Rx
Oct. 15th - Ribbon Cutting for Better Homes & Garden Real Estate Fine Living
Oct. 16th - Quickbooks Made Easy Seminar
Oct. 16th - Quickbooks Introductory Seminar
Oct. 17th - Panera Bread Pink Ribbon Day
Oct. 19th - Mathnasium's 4th Annual TriMathalon
Oct. 21st - Ribbon Cutting for Western & Southern Life
Oct. 22nd - We Noticed for PrismOne
Oct. 22nd - Ribbon Cutting for Hillcrest Insurance
Oct. 22nd - State of Early Care and Education  
Oct. 22nd - West Orange Habitat for Humanity Breakfast & Fundraiser
Oct. 23rd - Managing a High Risk Pregnancy Webinar
Oct. 24th - First Anniversary for Eddie V's Prime Seafood
Oct. 25th - Intro to Gravity Golf at Orange County National
Oct. 30th - Keeping Little Hearts Healthy Event
Don't miss out on some of the Special Offers some of your fellow Members are offering. Deals on Massages, Eye Care, McDonald's Smoothies, Quickbooks Training and much more. 

2014 Community Trustees

2014 Supporting Trustees