Palm Bay Chamber Honors Brevard Workforce
By Space Coast Daily // January 25, 2013
Organization's Efforts Draw Praise
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Brevard Workforce, the area authority on workforce development, was recognized at The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Board of Directors Installation Dinner and Awards Banquet.
Denise Beasley, Director of Communications, represented Brevard Workforce in accepting the award for Large Business of the Year, along with a special Congressional Certificate from U.S. Congressman Bill Posey.
“Community partnerships are critical to our success,” Beasley said. “The Palm Bay Chamber and its members support our mission to serve Brevard’s businesses and jobseekers with the employment needs they deserve.”
In addition, the Chamber recognized the 2012 board of directors and installed of the 2013 board of directors.
The event was held at Capt’n Hiram’s Resort where guests learned more about Brevard Community College’s new name — Eastern Florida State College — and their approval to offer four-year bachelor degrees from Dr. Linda Miedema, the college’s Vice President for Academic Affairs & Chief Learning Officer.
Lisa Rice, President of Brevard Workforce, is continually seeking new programs and benefits for their clients and other organizations within the county to help reach those who need their services,” said Victoria Northrup, President of the Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce.
“This past year the organization developed and rolled out a Chamber-driven program that was a win-win for all parties resulting in a record number of new clients and financial rewards for their partners,” Northrup said.
The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1989 and has more than 900 active, courtesy and prospective members. It is accredited with the US Chamber of Commerce with a four-star ranking, a distinguished honor bestowed to select Chambers.
For more information, visit www.greaterpalmbaychamber.com.