• “Military Appreciation” Commerce & Coffee Sponsored by University Lending Group

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    Name: “Military Appreciation” Commerce & Coffee Sponsored by University Lending Group
    Date: May 28, 2021
    Time: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Everyone is invited to the Navarre area’s largest networking event:

    The Navarre Chamber’s “Military Appreciation” Commerce & Coffee sponsored by University Lending Group on Friday, May 28, 2021 at St Sylvester Catholic Church, 6464 Navarre Parkway.

    Networking begins at 7 am, and the Program will begin at 7:30 am.

    We invite you to be part of our "Honoring Heroes Among Us" by submitting your military photo(s) of you, your staff and/or your family members that have served in the US Military to be part of the slide-show that will be shared before, during and after the Program.

    Every May we take time to recognize and show our appreciation to the military in our Community, including Chamber Members, their Employees and/or Family Members that have served and/or are currently serving in the US Military. 

    Please submit your military photos ASAP to be included on the slide show presentation to:  Chanda.Ryan@NavarreChamber.com

    Welcome Guest Speaker:

    The Guest Speaker will be Army Veteran and Army Special Forces Spouse Kate Wood, who recently volunteered as the the Eglin/Hurlburt Network Lead with Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Professional Network.

    With marketing, communications and project management experience supporting nonprofits, Kate is passionate about connecting people, resources and organizations to solve problems, realize dreams and create opportunities.

    As the network lead, Kate’s role is to build relationships with local business leaders in our community, plan monthly professional development and networking events, and serve as the primary liaison between the Eglin/Hurlburt Network and the HOH MSPN Regional Coordinator.  Kate is doing all this with the intent of empowering military spouses and removing barriers to employment within our local community! 

    Kate is looking forward to getting to know more about the Navarre community and working with the Navarre Chamber!!

    Networking Details:

    Networking and the Member Showcase begins at 7 am, and the program will begin at 7:30 am.


    This monthly meeting welcomes chamber members, prospective members and any of our neighbors interested in learning more about the Chamber, our business community and activities in the Navarre Area.



    • Door prizes are welcome!
    • Bring lots of business cards
    • Bring your own coffee mug for a chance to win a special prize
    • Be prepared to have some fun while making connections, promoting your business/organization, meeting new people, exchanging ideas, explore partnerships or just chatting!



    MEMBER "Ship-Shape Showcase:


    We are looking forward to showcasing the following members during the networking time:

    If your business/organization wants to be part of the May Member Showcase, please REGISTER NOW FOR THE SHOWCASE


    There is no extra charge for a Showcase Space - just the Admission Fee AND a Showcase Prize.


    Being part of the Showcase is a great opportunity to distribute flyers, brochures or advertising specialties to all the Commerce & Coffee attendees.  


    Set up for the Showcase begins at 6:30 am, and we ask that you be ready no later than 7 am. 


    People do business with people they know, and there's no better way to get to know other professionals in our community than by attending the Chamber's Commerce & Coffee event AND being part of the Member Showcase.

    You can:

    • build your network
    • share common challenges, ideas and solutions
    • connect with local business professionals


    The Commerce & Coffee Program will include :

    • Special Guest introductions
    • New Member introductions
    • Sponsor Thank You
    • Guest Speaker Presentation: Kate Wood /Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Professional Network / Eglin/Hurlburt Network Lead
    • Member Showcase Giveaways
    • Door Prize Drawings
    • FastCash ATM Services "Special Drawing" - *NEW ADDITION*
    • 50/50 Raffle


    Breakfast Catered by Golden Corral.




    Navarre Chamber Members:

    $12 - Pre-Paid Admission & Online RSVPs

    $15 - At the Door Admission


    Prospective Members & Guests:

    $20 - Pre-Paid & At the Door Admission



    - Skip the check-in line

    - Get entrance into 7 events for the price of 6 events




    • The Chamber's monthly membership breakfast, Commerce & Coffee, typically attracts more than 100 business owners, representatives and community leaders.
    • Each breakfast provides an opportunity to network and establish a relationship with other local business leaders while enjoying a delicious breakfast and informative program.
    • Walking into a Commerce & Coffee is a great way to start the morning.
    • During each event, like-minded business professionals come together in an effort to strengthen our business community by building relationships and business networks.
    • These events are a great way to stay informed of current events and all chamber and community happenings.


    The Chamber is excited to announce a new addition to our Commerce & Coffee - Compliments of FAST CASH ATM SERVICES!


    • Every member knows that it "PAYS" to be a member of the Navarre Chamber.
    • And, NOW - Thanks to (Fast Cash ATM Services), every member of the Chamber will have a chance to win $50 - just for showing up to Commerce & Coffee.
    • At the end of the Program, we will have a special drawing for $50 - Compliments of Fast Cash ATM Services. 
    • Every member of the Chamber will be in a basket, and if the name we draw is in attendance - that member will win $50.
    • If a member's name is drawn and they are NOT in attendance, then an additional $25 will be added (Compliments of Fast Cash ATM Services) for the next month's drawing. 
    • So, that next month - if the member's name is drawn and they are there - they will win $75.
    • If they are not there, then the amount goes up to $100 for the next breakfast.







    Sponsoring a breakfast is one of the most coveted opportunities the Chamber has to offer. 


    Having the opportunity to give away promotional items on the attendee tables and receive microphone time to promote your business/organization are all included in this sponsorship opportunity.


    For more information, please contact Chanda.Ryan@NavarreChamber.com or call 850.939.3267.


    COVID-19 Statement: Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. The CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medial conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from Coronavirus. Guests should evaluate their own risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread Coronavirus if they are infected, and any interaction with the public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to Coronavirus. By coming to the event, you acknowledge and agree that you assume these inherent risks associated with attendance. Guests are asked not to attend if they are running a fever, have COVID-19 symptoms, or anyone in the household has shown symptoms of or has COVID-19. We also ask that you not attend if you are awaiting test results or have not completed your 14 day quarantine.

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    Event Sponsors:
    St Sylvester Catholic Church
    6464 Gulf Breeze Parkway
    Date/Time Information:


    Friday, May 28, 2021

    • Networking begins at 7 am
    • 7:30 am the Program begins
    Contact Information:
    Chanda Ryan, President/CEO - 850.939.3267
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