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2010 Community Buyer ’s G uideReach thousands of business leaders and new residents through the 2010Community Buyer’s Guide! The guide is mailed out to all Chamber membersand those requesting information on relocation.The Buyer’s Guide (Chamber Directory and Relocation Guide combined) is setfor January 2010 publication and delivery. This is your opportunity to target aselect group of qualified buyers for your products and services. The guide willbe an effective and well-used publication as over 1,800 business leaders usethis tool when making business decisions!The Chamber’s Community Buyer’s Guide provides comprehensive informationon businesses along with local information on seven Halifax area municipalities,area history, the arts, sports and recreation. Simply put, we feel thisguide will be a daily networking tool for members like you.continued p8Congratulations toI mage M akers Adver tisingO ur Featured M ember of the M onth!CHAMBERMEMBERSHIPCINDY RITZI-ARNAOUTIS: CO-VICE CHAIRMANDOUG REECE: CO-VICE CHAIRMANGrand Opening & Ribbon Cutting forStarLite Dining CruisesJune New Member ReceptionDebraWalter and John Prosser opened Image Makers Advertising in December of2005. Old fashioned values like integrity are not new to us. They’re ingrained inour work ethic.We believe in sweating the small stuff, working hard and goingthe extramile to earn your respect and confidence.You’ll work closely with our company’s principals, we believe that involvementbegins at the top. Knowing you, your company and your goals intimately is importantto ourstrategic marketing equation because it gives us focus. Focus is theseed that produces better ideas.DebraWalter – Managing MemberDebra is the force that drives us. No mountain is too high, no challenge toodaunting. Her creative and marketing thinking is respected by peers and clientsalike. Honored with a bevy of awards for design, Debra is an inexhaustible sourceof creative energy.Speed Networking at Museum of Arts &Sciences August Business After HoursJohn Prosser – MemberA former owner of datApex Network Systems, there’s nobody better than John atelectronic media and database management.Image Makers Advertising has partnered withWayne Merry of Beach AmberAlertTM and Mall Amber AlertTM to bring an exciting opportunity to DaytonaBeach, which is the premiere city in the United States for the alert monitors.August Eggs & Issues withVolusia County School BoardImage Makers is located at 140 South Beach Street, Suite 202 in Daytona Beach,and can be reached at (386) 236-1200 or on the web at www.imdaytona.com.3


Buisnesses All A TwitterIt seems many local small businesses are using Twitter these days to engage customers and spread the word, evenholding contests and giveaways to loyal followers. Twitter, Facebook and blogging are popular social media tools thatcan be very valuable for small businesses.Social media is a great medium for engaging customers and building abrand. It is also a great tool in that it gives businesses the opportunity tosee what is being said about their brand and respond to it.According to a recent Social Media Benchmarking Survey by MarketingSherpa,about 90 percent of professional marketers believe that social media will become a tactic as important as emailand paid search marketing. In the same survey, close to 80 percent of companies of all sizes say they are now usingsocial media, and 79 percent report that social media has become a mainstream marketing and PR tool.The Chamber is on Twitter – are you? Follow us (@DaytonaChamber) for importantevent announcements, government relations updates and more. You can also findThe Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/daytona.chamber, where youwill find event invitations, latest news updates and event photos. The Chamber’sblog is accessible through the website, www.daytonachamber.com, and includesextensive event information and links to helpful sites around the web.Editors Note: Portions of this article were reprinted from ACCE’s Chamber Executive article “Get Social,” Summer 2009.4


M O N T H L Y D E P A R T M E N T U P D A T E SExpo Means Business!The Business Development Partnership and the Economic Services Alliancewill be holding a Business-2-Business Expo at the Ocean Center on November18, 2009. The Business-2-Business Expo will combine exhibit space, breakoutsessions and speakers to attract an audience of the community’s businessleaders. The one-day show is being developed to give more flexibility for businessowners and attendees on busy schedules.BUSINESSDEVELOPMENTPHIL MARONEY: CO-VICE CHAIRMANBOB WILLIAMS: CO-VICE CHAIRMANThe BDP is incorporating a CEO breakfast, the Annual Lunch, an evening receptionand other speakers into this event. Speakers include Jon Gordon, authorand consultant; and John Brandt, founder and CEO of the MPI Group.The Expo will kick-off with a vendor set-up reception on Tuesday, November17th. The Entrepreneur Speaker Series will host Warren Brown, founder andowner of Cake Love and former host of “Sugar Rush” on Food Network.The B2B 2009 Expo is the perfect venue to showcase your products or services!For booth and sponsorship information, contact Sam Goodwin at 255-0981,ext. 233 or Samuel@daytonachamber.com.YPG to Participate in NextLeaders ConferenceDuring the month of August, YPG held a drive to collect school supplies forlocal elementary students headed back to school. The drive was very successfuland we would like to thank all of the young professionals who contributed!YPG held its Annual Gala, “A Summer White Party” on Saturday, August 22nd atthe Speedway’s Boardwalk Club and a great time was had by all! The eventfeatured live music, heavy hors’ devours, dancing and a fun indoor and outdooratmosphere.Dr. Kent Sharples, president of Daytona State College, will be speaking atYPG’s Quarterly Power Lunch on September 3rd at the Mori Hosseini HospitalityCenter’s Café 101. The cost is $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Toregister, contact Katie Conrad at (386) 255-0981, ext. 237 or kconrad@daytonachamber.com.Four members of the YPG’s Board of Directors and one Chamber staff memberwill be attending this year’s Next Leaders (Young Professionals) national conferencein Cincinnati, Ohio September 17-19. Last year’s participants cameaway with many great ideas that were implemented this year, and the same isexpected for this trip.5


Examens Médicaux Post-Mortem,Vesalius, X, 1, 25-34, 2004Fig. I : Rachitome double :scie composée de deux lames parallèles etdont la profondeur de coupe est limitée.Fig. 2 : Rachitome,ayant la forme d'un ciseau.Fig. 3: Bronchiotome.Fig. 4 : Marteau.lustrations tirées de Goubert, E. Manuel de l'art des autopsies cadavériques, surtout dans ses applications à l'anatomiepathologique, en collaboration avec A. Hardon, Paris, Germer Baillière, 1867, pp. 46,44, 59 et 37.Collection de l'auteur.Fig. 5 :Tréphine : trépan surmontéd'une poignée transversale.Fig. 6 :Elévatoire.Illustrations reproduites à partir de Bougery,J.-M., Traité complet de l'anatomie de l'homme comprenant la médecineopératoire, t. 6 iconographie d'anatomie chirurgicale et de médecine opératoire, 1ère division, planches lithographiées parN. H.Jacob, Paris, Delaunay, 1837, planche 53.Collection de l'auteur.30


M O N T H L Y D E P A R T M E N T U P D A T E SLeadership Council AnnualMeetingThe Daytona Beach Leadership Council will host its Annual Meeting on September15th at the Daytona State College Culinary Institute and feature guestspeaker Dick Batchelor, a central Florida community leader and former legislator.Also at the meeting, Leadership Council President Bobbi Coleman willpass the gavel to incoming President Jim Tobin (Accumobile Storage) whowill introduce new board members for the coming year. The cost is $15 perperson. For reservations contact Suzy Erdle at 255-0981, ext. 222.COMMUNITYDEVELOPMENTTOM LEEK: CO-VICE CHAIRMANDENNIS RAPOSA: CO-VICE CHAIRMANAdditionally, the Council is finalizing membership details and seeking advertisersfor its new 2009-10 membership directory, which is due out this month.The Daytona Beach Leadership Steering Committee (Don Young – Raposa &Young, CPAs, Chairman) will meet on September 23rd to begin planning nextyear’s Leadership Daytona program. Applications will be sent out to ChamberMembers on November 1st and are due back in January.The Chamber’s Education Committee (Beebe White, Chair) was a sponsor atthe New Teachers Breakfast on August 17th. Plans are also being made andsponsors are being sought for next year's Teacher of the Year event to be heldin January or February of 2010(date to be announced). The Committee alsomet on August 18th to discuss the Fund Education Now program.Water, Water, Everywhere – Not!Several Volusia local governments have convinced the St. Johns River WaterManagement District to delay development of two Surface Water Treatmentfacilities, pending completion of a study currently underway that will betterdetermine the environmental impacts of pumping water from the St. Johnsand Ocklawaha rivers for potable and irrigation use.VCARDVOLUSIA COUNTY ASSOCIATIONFOR RESPONSIBLE DEVELOPMENTSANS LASSITER: CHAIRMANThe two proposed facilities, one planned by Seminole County and another inPutnam County, are part of the water district’s long-range water supply plan,identified as methods of decreasing water withdrawals from the undergroundaquifer. Some governments even face permitting cutoffs from the agency forfuture groundwater withdrawals as a way of forcing them to focus on alternativesources, such as surface water.As part of this initiative, water district officials have been encouraging neighboringgovernments – especially Volusia -- to participate in development ofthe Seminole and Putnam plants. But opposition to the facilities is strongamong environmental groups as well as some governments, particularly VolusiaCounty, DeLand, and New Smyrna Beach.Their officials recently filed a lawsuit against the water district’s plans for themto participate and help fund the Ocklawaha River facility in Putnam. Thatcontinued p127


Congressman Mica continuedAs for stimulus funds, we need to get money to thestates with high unemployment. More money isneeded for transportation projects including bridges,roads, and rail. On the issue of SunRail, he said thatCSX has extended the contract for another 6 months.More federal funds have been earmarked for a studyto bring rail to Daytona Beach.Mica said that Employee Free Choice Act (Union CardCheck) is currently stalled. Chamber staff said that theamended version still favors union organizers and weare against it as well.Buyers Guide continuedWe are confident that your choice to advertise in thispublication will be a wise business decision. To reserveyour space, contact Roni Engels at 255-0981, ext. 228 orroni@daytonachamber.com. The deadline to advertise isNovember 1, 2009.VOLUSIA COUNTYRELOCATION GUIDE &OFFICIAL 2009CHAMBER DIRECTORYGoing for the Gold in all We Do!Note – This is an ongoing issue that your Chamber iscontinuing to follow. When Congress returns to Washingtonafter Labor Day (Sept.7), the Senate is expectedto release its own healthcare legislation, which shoulddiffer somewhat from the house version HR 3200. YourChamber is planning a membership forum on healthcarelegislation when a Senate bill ultimately comesforth. Look for more information to come.Ryan LochtewinstheOlympicGoldMedal for the200M Backstrokeandthe800M FreeRelayDaytona Beach Half MarathonTheDaytona Cubscelebratetheir titleasthe2008 Florida StateLeagueChampions!Phil Dalhausser winstheOlympicGold Medalfor Beach VolleyballLPGA Tour starsMichelleWie,Lorena Ochoa and Paula Creamer;Getty Imagescourtesy LPGAPre-RaceCeremoniesfor the50th runningof theDAYTONA 500 ®126 East OrangeAve• PO Box 2475 • DaytonaBeach, FL 32115 • 386-255-0981 • Fax: 386-258-5104 • www.daytonachamber.comContact the Chamber on how to find a copy of theHealthCare bill (HR 3200) before Congress and for a listof points raised by the business community.A women’steam competesat theUSTA LeagueTennisAdult Section Championshipsat theFlorida TennisCenter in Daytona Beach.8


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Youth B aseball in the FallApproximately 60 teams with some 780 youth athletes are expected to attend theUnited States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Fall Open Baseball event to be heldSeptember 11-13 in Volusia County. The Central Florida Sports Commission is co-hostingthe tournament, which will be held at the New Smyrna Beach and Ormond BeachSports Complexes. Older divisions (13-14 years old players) will play at Ormond Beach.The younger teams (9-12 years old) will compete at New Smyrna Beach. Teams fromaround Central and North Florida are expected to attend.Preparations also continue for the 2nd annual Daytona Beach Half Marathon, whichwill be held on Sunday morning, November 1st. Approximately 700 runners fromaround the nation are expected for the 13.1-mile race, which starts and ends at DaytonaInternational Speedway. The course also winds through Daytona Beach streetsand includes a run along Daytona’s Boardwalk. Runners from as far away as Missouri,New York, and the United Kingdom have already registered for the event.The race is hosted by the Sports Commission and the Speedway, and is co-sponsoredby the Daytona Beach Sports Council of Volusia County. To learn how you can get involvedas a sponsor or vendor, or to register as a participant, visit the Daytona BeachHalf Marathon: www.daytonahalf.com.Businesses That B ounce B ack!The Chamber Advantage Seminar Series will offer our third program of the year with“Business Turnaround: 7 Bounce Back Points,” sponsored by The Chamber and theSmall Business Development Center at Daytona State College.Zelda Greenberg, “The Bounce Back Guru,” author, speaker and radio personality, willpresent the points from her book “The Art of Bouncing Back.” Greenberg’s principleshave been practiced by Lucille Ball, Alexander Graham Bell, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison,David Letterman, The Beatles and dozens of others.The seminar will teach participants how to keep adversity in the rear view mirror.To learn more about Zelda Greenberg, visit her website at www.theartofbouncingback.com.All seminar participants will receive a free copy of Greenberg’s book “TheArt of Bouncing Back!”The seminar will be held on Tuesday, September 15th in the Mori Hosseini Center atDaytona State College. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m.,with the program running from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. The cost is $45 for Chamber members,$65 for non-members. Partial scholarships are available. To register, contact GailMiller at (386) 255-0981, ext. 229.Bike Week Logo continuedThe Official Bike Week Logo will appear on all correspondence, banners, web pagesand publications having to do with Bike Week in Daytona Beach. It will also appear inall national print advertising involving a number of industry publications.For more information on Bike Week in Daytona Beach area, contact The Chamber, DaytonaBeach/Halifax Area at (386) 255-0981 or visit the official website at www.officialbikeweek.com.11


MONDAY - 12:00 NOON - POWER LUNCHLEADS GROUP“NETWORKING ASSOCIATES”Team up with other non-competing businessesuniting to assist one another in generating newbusiness leads and opportunities. For membersonly and there is no cost to join. Call first prior toattending. Group meets weekly at UNO’s at RamadaInn Speedway on ISB. Contact Leads Group PresidentMs. Chanin Carr, AFLAC, (386) 846-6051 oremail: chanin_carr@us.aflac.com.WEDNESDAY - 12:00 NOON - POWER LUNCHLEADS GROUP“NETWORKING ASSOCIATES”Team up with other non-competing businessesuniting to assist one another in generating newbusiness leads and opportunities. For membersonly and there is no cost to join. Call first prior toattending. Group meets weekly at UNO’s at RamadaInn Speewday on ISB. Contact Leads Group PresidentMs. Marisol Moreno, Homewood Suites byHilton, (386) 258-2828 or email:marisol.moreno@hilton.com.CHAMBER AMBASSADOR’SCOMMITTEEIf you enjoy meeting people, then join the Chamber’sAmbassador Committee! Ambassadors assistwith Ribbon Cuttings and Business After Hours! TheAmbassadors also take out new member informationkits to new members and welcome new membersto The Chamber. To join call either ChamberAmbassador Co-Chair Terry Sabiston, Black CrowMedia (386) 852-1659 or Co-Chair Jason Ferrara,Jimmy John’s (386) 304-0104.BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP/ HAL-IFAX AREA TRADE COUNCILFor issues concerning economic development inthe Daytona Beach/Halifax Area, contact GeorgeMirabal at 255-0981, ext. 236.GOVERNMENT RELATIONS DEPT.contact Jim Cameron at 255-0981, ext. 226 orjim@daytonachamber.com. Education Committee -Congressional Action Committee - Educators inBusiness Day - Legislative Action Committee - LocalGovernment Committee - Leadership Daytona -Community Development -Eggs & Issues BreakfastEVENTS/COMMUNICATIONSContact Kevin Kilian at 255-0981, ext. 230 orkevin@daytonachamber.com-Newsletter Editor-Bike Week Festival Task Force-”Fun Day” Golf Tournament-Daytona Beach Sports Council-Business Seminars-Annual Meeting-Business Operations CenterMEMBERSHIP SERVICES & BENEFITSContact Roni Engels at 255-0981, ext. 228 orroni@daytonachamber.com - Business After Hours -New Member Reception - Newsletter Ads & “ShareYour Good News” - Ambassador Commitee - CommunityBuyers Guide (Membership Directory/RelocationGuide) - Sponsorship Opportunities -LeadsGroups - email Updates on Upcoming Functions -Internet Advertising - ABC...A Business & ConsumersExpo - Grand Openings/RibbonCuttings/Expansion CelebrationsBETTER BUSINESS COUNCILHandles complaints and inquiries. Contact LindaBaker, receptionist/referral information at 255-0981.VCARD continuedlawsuit prompted water district officials to delay funding both facilities pending completion of the environmental impactstudy within the next two years.In addition, water district officials have agreed to update long-range populationprojections for counties within the district. It is anticipated that theseupdated figures may be less than projected several years ago, thus lesseningthe projected amount of future water supplies that will be needed to servicefuture populations.Meanwhile, officials with Flagler County governments are leading the charge to develop a Desalination Facility to treatsea water for potable use. Feasibility studies already are being conducted on this project that includes a consortiumof participating governments from Flagler, Lake and St. Johns counties. This ‘Coquina Coast’ consortium is planning aSeptember 23 reception to introduce plans for the desalination facility to the public. The event will be from 6 – 9 p.m.in Marineland’s Whitney Lab.For additional information contact Dave Castagnacci with VCARD at(386) 255-0981, ext. 224.Our thanks to Digital Press forsponsoring The Halifax LetterMission StatementThe Chamber is an action-oriented, voluntary association of business and community leaders organized to foster the growth and prosperity of the Daytona Beach/Halifax Area, build consensus on critical issues among various interest groups and facilitate a common, shared vision for the future.The Halifax Letter is published monthly by The Chamber, Daytona Beach/Halifax Area - 126 E. Orange Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32114 - Ph: 386.255.0981Fax:386.258.5104 - online: www.daytonachamber.com - Board Chairman Ted Doran; President, Larry McKinney; Editor, Kevin Kilian12

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