September 2012 Meetings RecapSource: Palm Beach County League of Cities
Things usually slow down during the summer, but not at the Palm Beach County League of Cities. We welcomed FIVE new Associate members in August. Welcome to the League!
Calvin, Giordano & Associates was founded more than 70 years ago in Hollywood, Florida. They offer clients a comprehensive approach to engineering, land planning, government regulatory compliance and data technologies, and
Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is the result of the merger of the Palms West Chamber and The Greater Lake Worth Chamber earlier this year, and now comprises more than 1,200 business members in 15 municipalities. They provide resources and opportunities for leadership, business growth and education, and a culture of partnership with their communities. They have an office on Lake Worth and one in Loxahatchee Groves. www.cpbchamber.com
Housing Leadership Council of Palm Beach County is an action-oriented coalition of business, civic and community leaders working to identify solutions and funding options to the workforce housing shortage in Palm Beach County. Starting in 2005 as a work group formed the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, the Council became a non-profit organization in 2007. Their mission is to ensure that housing is attainable for the workforce at all income levels through education, advocacy, and facilitating collaboration. www.hlcpbc.org
Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce "We are the unified voice of business driving sustainable growth and prosperity." In 2007 the Jupiter Tequesta Juno Beach Chamber and the North Palm Beach County Chamber merged to serve all of northern Palm Beach County from Riviera Beach to Tequesta. With over 1,300 business members, the Chamber seeks to be an invaluable partner in increasing their members' bottom line. www.npbchamber.com
Palm Beach County Food Bank, Inc. distributes food to the over 120 agencies in Palm Beach County that feed the hungry. Formerly Community Food Truck, they have been partnering since 2004 with C.R.OS. Ministries to distribute food to agencies in the county. In 2011 they transported 4.1 million pounds of food. Their refrigerated trucks collect food from local farmers, grocery stores, and other businesses. They manage CBS 12's Project Thanksgiving with The United Way of Palm Beach County. www.pbcfoodbank.org