2017-08-10 / Business Briefs


¦ The East Naples Merchants Association welcomes members and others from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at GreenLinks Golf Villas Hotel at Lely Resort. $10 for members, $20 for others. RSVP required. Visit www.eastnaplesmerchantsassoc.com.

¦ The Above Board Chamber meets at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, at the Hilton Naples for lunch and a program about “The Seven Deadly Sins of Finance.” Timothy Cartwright of Fifth Avenue Advisors will moderate a discussion with panelists including David Kover, president of David M. Kover & Associates, LLC; Linda Lowery, vice president at Encore Bank; Karen Mosteller, consulting partner at Markham, Norton, Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A.; and Giovanni Matita, area manager of Marketplace Home Mortgage, LLC. Meeting sponsors are Mr. Kover and Michelle Graham of Pool Renovations by Siesta Pebble Inc. $25 for members, $30 for others who register by Aug. 8; $30 and $35 afterward. For reservations or more information, call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email Jeanne@aboveboardchamber.com.

¦ The next Power Networking Lunch sponsored by Comcast Spotlight for the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Artichoke & Company, 11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs. Guest speaker Ron Rothberg, senior digital sales manager for Comcast Spotlight, will discuss “TV: A Forecast of Innovation.” $35 for members in advance, $40 at the door; $45 for others. To RSVP or for more information, call 992-2943 or visit www.bonitaspringschamber.com/events.

¦ The Public Relations Society of America-Gulf Coast Chapter meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Hilton Naples. The program, in conjunction with the Naples Daily News, the Naples Press Club and the Association of Fundraising Professionals, will be a panel discussion about social media. Panelists will be Catherine Bergerson, director of communications and marketing for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida; Jigsha Desai, digital director of the NDN; Georgia Beasley, director of TopicPulse Strategic Initiatives; Matt Bernaoldo, director of digital at NBC-2; and John Miller, attorney at law with Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt. $30 for PRSA, AFP and Naples Press Club member, $25 for students, $38 for others. Reservations required by Aug. 18.

¦ The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce hosts Connections Expo 2017 from 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Sponsorships an exhibit spaces are still available. For more information, visit www.napleschamber.org.

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. every Monday at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Email Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org. ¦

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