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  • Letter from Chamber Executive Director

    We are strategizing ways to help you navigate this crisis and sustain your business even as the situation is unfolding.


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  • What Employers & Employees Need to Know about House Bill 6201

    The Service Corps of Retired Executives   (SCORE)    is a resource partner of SBA (Small Business Administration).  SCORE volunteers are retired business owners and executives who provide small businesses with free business counseling and training, both in person and via the internet.   Contact information:  The SCORE chapter for this area is 149 South Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 301 Daytona Beach. Chapter Chairman is Tom Hellman.    Phone: (386) 255-6889.     Website:  www.score87.org  E mail: info@score87.org 
    Enterprise Florida    assists companies with expansion and relocation plans and also offers demographics data as well as information about economic incentives and international trade opportunities.  Contact information:   Business Development Department Headquarters 800 North Magnolia Ave., Suite 1100, Orlando.   President:  Jamal Sowell. Phone: (407) 956-5600   Website:    www.enterpriseflorida.com         
    The Small Business Development Center  program is an SBA resource partner that provides small businesses with management and technical consulting.   Contact information: The Center is located at Daytona State College, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd., Building 150, Suite 300, Daytona Beach. The Center’s Director is James Deering.    Phone: (386)506-4723.   Website: www.sbdcdaytona.com  E Mail: sbdc@daytonastate.edu     
    Career Source Flagler/Volusia Counties    provides employers with a number of free and low cost services, including assistance in recruiting and retaining qualified employees and setting up worker training programs.   The Career Source of Flagler/Volusia Counties operate three Career Source Centers: 359 Bill France Blvd., Daytona Beach.   846 Saxon Blvd., Orange City and 20 Airport Road, Suite E, Palm Coast.  Contact information:  Corporate, located at 329 Bill France Blvd., Daytona Beach.  President is Robin King. Phone: (386) 323-7074.            Website:  www.careersourcefv.com  
    Volusia County Economic Development Division   Volusia County offers many vehicles for assisting existing and new businesses to the area.  Contact information: Office located in the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive, Suite 115, Daytona Beach. President is Brad Harris.   Phone: (386) 248-8048.  rbharris@volusia.org 
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)   offers Federal business loan programs, administered via local banks, and a variety of seminars and workshops aimed at helping business owners. Contact information: Volusia County contact: Thaddeus Hammond. Phone: (904) 443-1900. The SBA for North Florida District: 7825 Baymeadows Way, Suite 100 B, Jacksonville.     www.sba.gov/northflorida   Thaddeus.Hammond@sba.gov 
    Stetson University Professional and Corporate Education - PaCE (under the School of Business) provides educational and training programs for professionals and working adults. Contact: Bud Hanson - Executive Director PaCE, at Stetson University, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.  Phone: 386-822-7988.   Website: www.stetson.edu/pace   Email: bud.hanson@stetson.edu 

    City of DeLand- Richard Werbiskis, Community Development Director, 120 S Florida DeLand   386-626-7024 werbiskisr@deland.org   
    City of Orange City- Becky Mendez, Development Services Director, 205 E Graves Avenue, Orange City   386-775-5418  bmendez@ourorangecity.com 
    Volusia Manufacturing Association- Jessica Lovett, 3 Blockhouse Court, Ormond Beach, FL 386-673-0505  info@vmaonline.com 

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