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WOCC’s Brewing Up Business Comes To Dr. Phillips

The West Orange Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a special networking event at Foxtail Coffee inside of Dr. P. Phillips YMCA Family Center. Brewing Up Business promises to kickstart your day with delicious coffee and treats from Foxtail Coffee while facilitating valuable connections…

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Forecast 2024 of Trending Opportunities for Multifamily Communities

Company wealth and amenity trends. With the goal of boosting your company’s financial wealth, out-of-the-box solutions can position you to delight and attract longer-term residents and enhance your net operating income (NOI). Trending – Don’t dilute or delay residents’ experiences According to the WARC 2023 consumer trends report, residents…

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New & Renewed Members for January 2024

Welcome to our newest Chamber Members! We are thrilled to have you doing business in the West Orange Community. We would also like to recognize our long-standing member businesses for their continued commitment to Advancing Community, Collaboration, and Leadership. NEW MEMBERS EXCLUSIVE ELITE Christian Brothers Automotive…

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Letter from a Chamber Leader: Adam Markowitz, EA

Adam Markowitz, EA President of Luminary Tax Advisors and Board Member at the West Orange Chamber of Commerce Most normal people spend their last few moments of the night on December 31 counting, “3! 2! 1! Happy New Year!!!” But tax professionals? We celebrate the ball…

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BEST FEST ‘The Taste of West Orange’ is Back on Thursday, March 28th at Bill Breeze Park

The 19th Annual Best Fest – “The Taste of West Orange” is the best food tasting and business expo in West Orange County with over 1200 attendees, held from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at Bill Breeze Park, and will showcase over 40 local & family-owned restaurants, caterers,…

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GOODWILL TO RENOVATE FLAGSHIP LOCATION IN ORANGE COUNTY

Upgrades Will Enhance Shopper, Donor and Employee Experiences ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2023) – Goodwill Industries of Central Florida (GICF) recently announced it will begin renovating its flagship retail store and administrative building, located at 7531 S. Orange Blossom Trail, in Orlando. Work is scheduled to begin mid-February 2024.

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Ocoee Community Market to be held on February 1

OCOEE, Fla. – Ocoee Parks and Recreation is partnering with Orange Blossom Market Co. to host the first Ocoee Community Market on Thursday, February 1 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. The outdoor market will be held the first Thursday of each month at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 125…

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Mardi Gras Block Party To Be Held on February 9

OCOEE, Fla. – The City of Ocoee will hold its first Mardi Gras Block Party on Friday, February 9 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. The event will take place along McKey Street in downtown Ocoee. Downtown businesses will be open during the festivities to serve…

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VyStar Credit Union Opens New Branch in Central Florida

Jacksonville, Florida — VyStar Credit Union is proud to announce its Altamonte Springs location is now open at 151 N. SR 434 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. This is VyStar’s 75th full-service branch and joins branches in Sanford, Oviedo, and Lake Mary in Seminole County. “We’re excited to…

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Community Health Symposium Registration Is Now Open!

While each community shares the same challenges, how we address those issues depends on solutions that work at the local level. The annual Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards provides attendees the opportunity to convene, discuss critical health issues, learn local solutions that may benefit all communities, and improve the…

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West Orange Foundation Accepting Applications for Danniel J. Petro Foundation Scholarship

Winter Garden, FL | January 8, 2024 – The West Orange Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce,  presents its annual scholarship opportunity for area students, The Danniel J. Petro Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship fund, administered by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, was established to…

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VyStar Foundation Announces New Board Members

Four Dynamic Community Leaders Jacksonville, Florida — VyStar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of VyStar Credit Union, is proud to announce the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors. These community leaders will join the organization in its mission to Do Good in the areas served by VyStar…

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