• June Virtual Monthly Membership Meeting

    Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce
    June 2020 Monthly Membership Meeting on Zoom
    On Tuesday, June 23, 2020 the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) hosted their monthly membership meeting online via Zoom. During this meeting, members had the chance to learn about our 2 re-imagined annual events and celebrate all of our new and renewing members. 2020 GRCC President Mike Jones, Florida DOE Vocational Rehabilitation, provided the day’s prayer. Leading the meeting this month in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance was 2020 Honorary Mayor of Riverview, Daniel Cyral of Hypnotic Engagements.

    President Mike Jones welcomed everyone who joined the virtual monthly membership meeting. He noted the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce is not hosting any in person meetings until further notice. He announced the Emergency Policy Group (EPG) activated an ordinance for the requirement of masks in all businesses in Hillsborough County. He congratulated Dave Ramirez with Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation on his promotion to Athletics Manager and recognized Congressman Ross Spano, 15th District of Florida for his achievement on receiving the The Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award.

    Valued member, Michael Broussard with The Flying Locksmiths was on the agenda to officially announce our re-imagined Taste of GRCC annual event. This event is open to the public and the goal is to promote consumer confidence and increase social media engagement for our local food & beverage establishments. He explained the process for participating in this event and encouraged members to join the Facebook group as well as invite their friends and family to join the group. He recognized our current Taste of GRCC sponsors, prize donors, and closed with our event slogan…Order, Eat, Submit, Repeat, WIN!

    Nikki Foster with The Mosaic Company took a few minutes to talk about our re-imagined Teaching to Excellence event. She explained the new Adopt-A-School program which is the way we are pivoting this year’s event due to the current restrictions. She mentioned that sponsors will have the opportunity to provide their selected school with school supplies and recognize that schools Teacher of the Year through a highlight video. She encouraged members to reach out GRCC Event Coordinator, Gabby Morford if they were interested in adopting a school.

    During this Zoom meeting, 2019 Ambassador of the Year, Joe Eletto, Century 21 Beggins, spoke on behalf of the June Member Spotlight, Austin Michael, Karma Marketing LLC. Tanya Doran, GRCC Executive Director then chose the June Member Spotlight to be Alex Fernandez with Affari Transportation.

    At this month’s meeting, Debbie Kirkland, GRCC Membership Director, welcomed 14 New GRCC Members. Michelle Mosher, Southshore Insurance Professionals, LLC, provided recognition to the 50 renewing members.
     
    New Members:
     
    Affari Transportation (813) 448-4703 affaritampa.com
    Chandelier Transformations Youth Mentoring (813) 585-5354 ChandelierTransformationsYouthMentoring.com
    Cold Stone Creamery Riverview (813) 295-5734 coldstonecreamery.com/stores/23523
    Danny Alvarez for Hillsborough County Circuit Court Judge, Group 30 (813) 382-1051 electdannyalvarez.com
    Kamish & Associates CPA Firm (813) 560-1832 http://www.kamishcpa.com
    Keller Williams Realty of South Tampa - Red Oxen Team (813) 530-8006 red-oxen.com
    Live, Achieve, Believe, Inc - The LAB (813) 853-1810 thelab-inc.org
    Longhorn Steakhouse (813) 232-0715 LonghornSteakhouse.com
    Michael Scionti, Circuit Court Judge, Group 19 (813) 476-3686 judgescionti.com
    Riverview Marina (813) 666-1226 rivmarina.com
    Rosemary Grill Inc. (813) 419-4926 therosemarygrill.com
    Standley Law Office, PA (813) 530-6141 standleylawoffice.com
    Sumner High School (813) 535-7801 sumner.mysdhc.org
    Tampa Bay Hurricanes Football and Cheer (813) 475-9179 tampabayhurricanes.com
     
    Renewing Members:
     
    Boyette Animal Hospital – 30 Years
    The Mosaic Company – 24 Years
    Kathy Wallin – 18 Years
    Big Bend Animal Hospital – 15 Years
    L&M Insurance Group, Inc. – 15 Years
    Nik-Y-Nak – 14 Years
    Southern Funeral Care & Cremation Services – 14 Years
    Suncoast Credit Union - Riverview Service Center – 12 Years
    All Family Law Group, P.A. – 11 Years
    Electric Today – 11 Years
    G. Fried Flooring America – 11 Years
    Meek Insurance Group, Inc. – 11 Years
    Preservation 1st Financial Group, LLC – 11 Years
    Pilka & Associates, PA – 10 Years
    Riverview Friends of the Library – 9 Years
    First Baptist Church of Riverview – 8 Years
    Pinecrest Printing, Inc. – 8 Years
    Women's Successful Living – 8 Years
    Law Offices of Laurie E. Ohall, PA – 7 Years
    Joe Zuba - Vice President JPMorgan Chase – Retired – 6 Years
    Kona Ice of Valrico – 5 Years
    Raulerson Castillo and Company CPAs and Consultants, LLC – 5 Years
    Topgolf USA Brandon, LLC – 5 Years
    Beanie's Bar Sports Grill – 4 Years
    Cruce Pest Management – 4 Years
    Firehouse Cultural Center – 4 Years
    Gecko Floor Care, LLC – 4 Years
    Riverview Tire and Auto Service – 4 Years
    Cruise Planners – 3 Years
    Doogie Entertainment – 3 Years
    Family Home Health Services – 3 Years
    Kraftologee of Riverview – 3 Years
    LeAnne's Old Fashioned Cookies – 3 Years
    Robin Fuson, Circuit Court Judge, Group 25 – 3 Years
    Florida Eye Specialists and Cataract Institute – 2 Years
    Medi Weightloss Clinic Brandon – 2 Years
    Partners Advantage - LifeAnswers Financial Group – 2 Years
    SmileLYNN Pediatric Dentistry – 2 Years
    SP2 Technologies, Inc. – 2 Years
    Sunshine Senior Movers – 2 Years
    The Venue – 2 Years
    Entravision Communications – 1 Year
    Helene Daniel, for Hillsborough County Circuit Court Judge, Group 30 – 1 Year
    Karla Jund - Licensed Healthcare Advisor – 1 Year
    Latitudes Tours – 1 Year
    New Vitality Center for Men – 1 Year
    Nonprofit Gladiator – 1 Year
    The Frank Santini Law Firm – 1 Year
    President Mike Jones closed out the meeting by reminding everyone to stay safe, wear masks, and socially distance when in public. He also reminded everyone that the Taste of GRCC has begun. He encouraged everyone to invite their friends and family to join in the fun and support local food & beverage establishments in the area.
     
    The next GRCC Virtual Monthly Membership Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The GRCC luncheons are typically held the fourth Tuesday of every month from 11:30am-1:00pm and the public is welcome to attend ($30 charge for non-members). RSVPs are requested. Please call the chamber office at (813) 234-5944 or sign up online.