Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce
Celebrates August Luncheon
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) hosted their Monthly Investor Meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at the beautiful Winthrop Barn Theatre in Riverview. A delicious lunch was provided by 3 C’s Catering, and Mike Jones, of Florida DOE Vocational Rehabilitation, delivered the day’s Invocation to begin the meeting. Leading the attendees this month in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance was U.S. Army (retired) LTC Trish Stoecker, Pure Romance Parties by Trish, LLC, this month’s military recognition recipient whose service and honors were recognized by the GRCC Military Affairs Committee Leader, Joe Eletto of Century 21 Beggins.
2022 GRCC Chair of the Board, Michael Broussard, The Flying Locksmiths, started the meeting by recognizing local elected officials in attendance, including Representative Andrew Learned, Florida House District 69; and Hillsborough Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor, Mark Proctor. Broussard continued by recognizing the past Presidents and Board Chairs of Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce, as well as the current Board of Directors who were in attendance. Special thanks were given to the audio and visual support for the luncheon provided by DJ Seth Dugan, Doogie Entertainment; photography by Gerardo Luna Photographs; and linens provided by Susan Williams of Fancy That Specialty Linens. Board Chair Elect, Tammy See, OEL Heating & Cooling, came forward and recognized the valued Renewing Investors in attendance.
The sponsor for the luncheon was St. Joseph’s Hospital - South, with a presentation delivered by Dr. Peter Samuel Bernstein, St. Joseph’s Hospital–South, Interventional & Diagnostic Radiology. Following the sponsor’s presentation, Phil Minden, CEO of St. Joseph’s Hospital – South, delivered information on the upcoming event, Meet Your Candidates, the 2022 Political Forum being sponsored by Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce.
Board Member Christian Beiter of Preservation 1st Financial Group, along with the many table hosts, gave an enthusiastic welcome to the 16 new Investors added to the Chamber the preceding month. The following were welcomed to the Chamber with much appreciation:
Akumin - Radiology Riverview - Mitch Vincent
Apollo Beach Society Wine Bar - Tura Alfano
Cookson Hills Family Ministries of Florida, Inc. - Bob Sharp
Global Solutions Enterprise - Karen Smith
Hanlon Law - William Hanlon
IDVES Audio Visual Solutions - Ian Davis
Judge Jared Smith, County Court, Group 5
Judge Wesley Tibbals, Circuit Court
Kita Martinez - Dalton Wade Real Estate Group
Law Office of Samuel C. Higginbottom - Samuel Higginbottom
Northwestern Mutual - Wyckoff / Armstrong - Derick Armstrong
OnPoint IT Solutions - Alice Bullard
Point of Impact Firearms Academy, LLC - Tye Maner
Signal Integrity Solutions - Subu Sahasranamam
Southern Fabricating Machinery Sales, Inc. - Andrew Kamashian
Street Angels Ministry - Vicki Ann Shaffer
After recognition of the new Investors, the Ambassador of the month, Craig Beckinger of An ABC Event was recognized. The luncheon wrapped up with Michael Broussard announcing the door prizes and Board Member Mike Jones, Florida DOE Vocational Rehab, announcing the winner of the 50/50 raffle.