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Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina Hosts Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce September Back to Business Breakfast
Jensen Beach– On Tuesday, September 29, 2020 The Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce had their back to business breakfast. Approximately 90 members attended. All attendees wore masks throughout the event...Click here for additional photos of this event.
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Martin County School Board Selects Dr. John Millay as New Superintendent
Stuart - On Tuesday,September 22 2020,The Martin County School Board voted 3-2 to appoint Dr. John D. Millay as new superintendent of Martin County School District.
Dr. Millay will replace Superintendent Laurie Gaylord,who is retiring in November after being the Superintendent for eight years.
Board Members liked Dr.Millay's new ideas with lots of energy! Contract negotiations will now begin with Millay, which will go before the board for final approval.They hoping to have a contract approved before the school board's next meeting on October 1, 2020.
Voters in Martin County decided in 2018, to allow the school board to pick the new superintendent.
The search process for a new Superintendent started last year and narrowed down to down to four.
The new Superintendent is scheduled to start working on November 17, 2020.
The Village Club and Preserve Hosts Palm City Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours & Ribbon Cutting
Palm City – On Tuesday, September 22, 2020 The Palm City Chamber of Commerce had a Business after Hours hosted outside at the Village Club & Preserve in Palm City. The event was well attended with approximately 60 attendees. The event was catered by Manero’s Restaurant.
The Village Club & Preserve is a Florida non-profit....Click here for additional photos of this event!
Masterminds of Stuart Meet at Hampton Inn & Suites
Stuart - On Friday, September 18, 2020 the Masterminds of Stuart met at the Hampton Inn & Suites for the first time since their last meeting in February. Christine Franco was the host for the meeting she was very welcoming to all members who attended. Due to Covid-19 the group decided to have only ZOOM meetings. This group is a very friendly group with lots of interesting businesses throughout the communities. Gary Owen with Owen Insurance is the Networking Founder and "Networking Ninja!"
The primary purpose is to provide support, counsel, collaboration, ideas, best practices and to refer business...Click here for additional photos of this event!
Hutchinson Shores Beach Resort & Spa Hosts Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce September Luncheon
Jensen Beach – On Thursday, September 17, 2020 The Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce had their September Luncheon. Most attendees wore masks throughout the event.
The event was held at the Hutchinson Shores Beach Resort & Spa in Jensen...Click here to see additional Photos of this event!
Martin County Negotiate Waste Management's $20 Million Garbage Bid
On September 15, 2020 Martin County Commissioners considered bids from three hauling companies FCC Environmental Services, The Woodlands, Texas; Waste Pro, Longwood, Florida; Waste Management Houston based company, that has the county's current contract.
Instead of accepting Waste Management’s bid—$1.85 per pickup, a 23 percent increase from the current $1.51— that county commissioners voted 4-1 to negotiate with Waste Management in an effort to cut a better deal.
The county staff had recommend Martin County Commissioners accept FCC's offer of $15.7 million for waste collection. Waste Management's $20.7 million offer, the most expensive of all three bids.
Waste Management was the first choice with general qualifications.
Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina Hosts Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce September Breakfast
Jensen Beach– On Wednesday, September 9, 2020 The Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce had their monthly breakfast. Approximately 90 members attended. All attendees wore masks throughout the event. Click here for additional photos of this event.
Longtime Jensen Beach Tradition Cancelled Amid COVID-19 Concerns
Jensen Beach - The Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival, one of the Treasure Coast’s longest running annual festivals, has been cancelled. Event organizers announced
today that the festival scheduled for November.... Click for additional information.
What a Great Way to Celebrate 90 Years!
Stuart – On Thursday, August 27 a very special birthday was celebrated for a very special woman who has contributed to Martin County! Evelyn as the co-pilot,.... Click for additional photos & additional information
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