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May 2012

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Taking Flight on the Space Coast

Business Technology, Development

Aviation Sector Fueled by Cooperation by Ashley Blanchard It shouldn’t be a surprise that the aviation sector is a growing and thriving industry in Brevard County.  The seeds that were planted years ago are coming to fruition in this arena. …

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A Game Changer for Brevard


Embraer Poised to be Cornerstone of County’s Next Great Business Sector by Eric Wright Draping the almost sterile environment of the assembly corridor of Embraer’s manufacturing facility at Melbourne International Airport (MLB), where their sleek Phenom 100 corporate jets are…

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KSC is Still Alive and Well


Why We Continue to be the Space Coast by George White In spite of the long-held assumption that the end of the Space Shuttle program would mean mothballs for Kennedy Space Center – and the North Brevard economy – the…

Q and A with Van Jackson
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Q & A with Colonel Terry Yon


NAME: Colonel Terry Yon, USA (Retired) TITLE: Public Relations Officer, Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum MARRIED: Yes, 15 years CHILDREN: Between my wife and me we have 5 children and 9 grandchildren YEARS IN BREVARD: 16 years, since I retired…

Bob Brown, Brown's Taxidermy
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Out of the Ordinary with Nicholas Benik


Producer/Audio Engineer, Frontline Sound While actively writing for, producing, and performing in numerous bands for eight years, Frontline Sound owner Nick Benik began pursuing and learning about a career in the recording arts. Primarily a percussionist, Nick developed a knack…

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Producing the Highly Skilled Workforce by Eric Witcher Over the past few years, we have seen a surge of activity at sites surrounding Melbourne International Airport.  This impressive stream of new business is the result of a tremendous community effort…

Chamber of Commerce - SpaceCoast Business Best Practice
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Starting Out the Right Way


How to Succeed as a Small Biz Start-Up by Vicki Northrup They are a young couple just starting out in life.  Having relocated here from Idaho, they met with several of us at the Chamber last week to discuss starting…