Above Board Chamber of Florida Explores “The Value of Giving”

Above Board Chamber of Florida is pleased to present “The Value of Giving – Charity Begins at Work” from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Monday, April 11 at the Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples and on Thursday, April 14 at Harborside Event Center, 1375 Monroe Street in Fort Myers. Reservations are required at www.aboveboardchamber.com.  
 
We all know it feels good to give back to our community. Aside from the intrinsic rewards, when charity begins at work, organic business growth often follows. April’s Above Board Chamber luncheons are an opportunity to learn from local business leaders how to grow goodwill to benefit the community and the success of your company.
 
The Naples meeting will feature a panel including Connie Byrne, Recruiting Manager for Arthrex; Steve Sanderson, President and CEO of United Way of Collier County; Lisetee E. Homes, CFO of Community Foundation of Collier County; and Jim Henderson, President at Williams C. Huff Companies.
 
The Fort Myers meeting will feature a panel including J. Tom Uhler, Founder and Principal of Uhler and Vertich Financial Planners LLC; Cliff Smith, Executive Director of United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee; Carolyn Rogers, Vice President of Development & Communications Southwest Florida Community Foundation; and Attorney Vera Bergermann of Bergermann Law Firm.

The Naples meeting will be emceed by Sue Huff, President of E. Sue Huff and Associates. The Fort Myers meeting will be emceed by Connie-Ramos Williams, President and Chief Marketing Officer at CONRIC PR & Marketing. The Naples meeting is sponsored by Michael Longo: Naples Floral Design. The Fort Myers meeting is sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida.
Annual sponsors for the Above Board Chamber of Florida are CONRIC PR & Marketing and Fuller Online Solutions.
 
Naples lunch registration
Registration on or before Thursday, April 7 will be $25 for members, $30 for friends. After April 7, registration will be $28 for members, $33 for guests. 
 
Fort Myers registration
Registration on or before Friday, April 8 will be $25 for members, $30 for guests. After April 8, registration will be $30 for members and $33 for guests.
 
Non-members are encouraged to attend two meetings, then consider joining us to be part of the Above Board Chamber of Florida. To become a member of the Above Board Chamber, contact Jeanne Sweeney at 239.910.7426.
 
The Above Board Chamber of Florida is dedicated to bringing people of all faiths together within the community, in the workplace and amongst one another. Their mission is to supply members with the tools that will allow them to take every aspect of their lives Above Board. For more information on the event or on how to become a member of the Above Board Chamber, contact Jeanne Sweeney at 239.910.7426 or visit www.aboveboardchamber.com.