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Sanibel Captiva Chamber Hosts December Luncheon at Remodeled Sanctuary GC

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce hosted its December luncheon at the newly remodeled Sanctuary Golf Club and members packed the room for a three-course meal created by Executive Chef Joe Albertelli. Bobby Logue, BIG ARTS theater artistic director, provided holiday tunes from “A Christmas Carol,” playing through Dec 23. Special guest Congressman [...]

2018-05-17T17:23:45-04:00December 14th, 2016|Home, Sanibel Island Events|

Author Barbee Talks Innovation with Sanibel Captiva Chamber Members

Author and businessman George E. L. Barbee spoke to members of The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce during the monthly luncheon hosted by Shell Point Retirement Community. Barbee has been teaching innovation for the past 15 years and presented a small portion of his latest book “63 Innovation Nuggets (For Aspiring Innovators).” “I [...]

2018-05-17T17:18:49-04:00November 11th, 2016|Home, Sanibel Island Events, Things to Do, Uncategorized|

Everglades Restoration is Topic at Sanibel Captiva Chamber Business Lunch

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce welcomed Everglades Trust Executive Director Kimberly Mitchell as guest speaker of the business luncheon Sept. 13 at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Mitchell spoke about how to save the Everglades by uniting to fight a giant. “We the people must have the same message, be on the [...]

Sanibel & Captiva Chamber Members Learn Importance of Customer Service at Monthly Luncheon

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce held its monthly business lunch Tuesday, Aug. 9th at The Captiva Island Yacht Club. Members heard from guest speaker Christine Davlin from the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau. Davlin educated members on the VCB's Guests First Customer Service Training Program. It consists of seven sessions, each [...]

2018-06-04T16:23:28-04:00August 10th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|

Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber Unites Supporters for Signing of Now or Neverglades Declaration

A crowd of more than 100 supporters gathered in front of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Aug. 4, to sign the Now or Neverglades Declaration. The waters of Southwest Florida are a national treasure that power the economy and shape our way of life. “This is a very important issue to [...]

2018-06-04T16:24:03-04:00August 8th, 2016|Home, Things to Do, Uncategorized|

Florida Native Mark Blust Joins Board of Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce

Mark Blust is a Florida native who loves to cook, bike and run. He oversees three Sanibel Island restaurants in the Prawnbroker Restaurant Group portfolio as Vice President of Marketing and Operations. Recently, he was welcomed as a member of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. “Mark brings valuable skills [...]

2018-05-17T17:23:23-04:00July 28th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|

Adventures in Paradise Evelyn Stewart Joins Sanibel & Captiva Chamber Board

After a long, prosperous relationship with the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, Evelyn Stewart has joined its Board of Directors. She, and her husband Craig Stewart, have owned and operated the popular Adventures in Paradise for the past three decades. “We are delighted to welcome Evelyn to the Chamber Board of Directors,” said [...]

2018-01-04T17:21:55-05:00July 25th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|

Sanibel Captiva Chamber Members Hear of Economic Outlook at Business Lunch

Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce members heard about the economic landscape from the eyes of Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. It's Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager Craig Holston presented informational slides during the July business lunch Tuesday, July 12 at Sanibel Harbour Marriot Resort & Spa. “We can expect moderate GDP growth [...]

2016-07-14T09:16:41-04:00July 14th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|

Sanibel & Captiva Chamber Welcomes Attorney Aaron Pruss as Board Member

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce welcomes board member Aaron Pruss, a Sanibel resident and practicing attorney. Pruss brings his experience as a member of the Government Affairs Committee and dedication to his community. "The well-being of my neighbors and the business community are of critical importance to me," Pruss said. "I welcomed [...]

2018-06-04T16:23:36-04:00July 13th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|

Chamber Hosts June Business Lunch at the Dunes

Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber Members Presented 'The Highland Study' at Luncheon Barb Harrington of Hillgate Marketing Services presented The Highland Study commissioned by The Lee County Visitors & Convention Bureau to members of Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce at the June business lunch. The Highland Study has become a tool for Lee [...]

2018-05-17T17:22:33-04:00July 7th, 2016|Home, Sanibel Island Hotels, Things to Do|