BurgerFi in Naples, Florida was buzzing Thursday evening, August 9th as over 50 business owner members and guests of East Naples Merchants Association met for an evening of networking over delicious burgers.
The attendees all had a great time playing Networking Bingo, and made lots of business connections, meeting new people and long-term members.
J.R. Rosenau, the Operations Manager, welcomed the ENMA members and spoke to them about the restaurant and donated two $30 gift cards from the restaurant as prizes for the Networking Bingo game while ENMA donated another gift card for a total of three lucky winners.
Business owner guests who visited for the first time were Cheryl Stokes and Ashley Porraro from Marketplace Home Mortgage, Jon Sklarczyk from A/C Electrical Services, Rachel Henderson from Panira Healthcare Clinic, Chris Smyth from Legal Shield, Belinda Zivich from RMC Insurance Group, Melissa Vitale and Lou Greco from Propane Connection, and Dennis Axer a photographer.
New member Colette Kellerhouse Wright, owner of Kellerhouse Law, spoke to the group about her law practice that provides legal services in general civil litigation, family law, real estate litigation, and foreclosure defense. Colette is fluent in Spanish and is familiar with the Portuguese language.
New member Rick Wright, owner of Zippy Expediting Services, spoke to the group about his courier and delivery service for both personal individuals and businesses, saying “Whether it is delivering documents or packages for your business or home, notarizing and delivering your documents, or transporting your small cargo, we can help.”
New member Kevin Walsh, membership executive of Freedom Boat Club at Brookside Marina in East Naples spoke to the group, saying “Freedom Boat Club provides a simple, hassle-free alternative to boat ownership that will allow our members to discover the real joy of boating and to foster a passion for the boating lifestyle. We have a large fleet of boats available and waiting for you!”
The ENMA Board of Director members who were present were introduced by Board President Sandra Simmons of Money Management Solutions of , including Kathleen Lettau of Perfect Accounting Service, Randy Thomas of BrandWorx Promotional Products, and Sandra announced that Al Wagner, of TruPayroll Services had been elected to the board. She encouraged members to call on the board members for help with their businesses networking, and with meeting ENMA members who would be good contacts that are their ideal clients.
SAVE THE DATE! – Thursday, September 13th, 2018 – 5:30 to 7:00 PM
It was announced that Sam Snead’s Tavern in Lely Resort will be hosting the September 13th networking event. The restaurant is located at 8004 Lely Resort Blvd., Naples, FL 34113
The meeting fee is $10 per person for members and $20 per person for non-members. RSVPs are required for every event. See more details here.
Photos courtesy of ENMA Member Jesus Calo, photo journalist and reporter at the Coastal Breeze News