Chamber of Commerce - SpaceCoast Business Best Practice
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No Hiding Behind the Shrubs!

Business, Development

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Preventing a crime at your place of business might be as simple as the shrubs in front of your window, the lights in your parking lot, or what’s in your window. These are the principles…

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A Small Business Success Story

Business, Development

Coastal Steel is Making its Mark It has been proven that the key to economic growth and new jobs are small businesses. In Brevard County, 63 percent of companies are classified as small businesses. Our economy continues to grow despite…

Bob Brown, Brown's Taxidermy
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Out of the Ordinary with Lisa Ferrigno

Business, Profiles

Concertmaster of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and Freelance Violinist Any certification/training necessary? Countless hours of training in violin technique and playing music with others What inspired you to go into this field? My parents are musicians and I grew up…

Q and A with Van Jackson
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Q and A with Jim Platman

Business, Profiles

NAME: Jim Platman TITLE: Sr. Community Relations Manager, Bright House Networks, Brevard County MARRIED: Yes, for 2 ½ years CHILDREN: 1 son, David, who lives in Palm Bay YEARS IN BREVARD: 41 years. When I started in the cable industry, Brevard had a 12-channel system…

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Cape Canaveral Hospital Turns 50

Business, Leadership

Though it is located in Cocoa Beach, the name Cape Canaveral Hospital (CCH) highlights the industry and the endeavor that would also name this stretch of Florida’s beach the Space Coast. Dr. Joseph Von Thron was the driving force behind the conception,…

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They Make You Wonder

Business, Leadership

The People Who Walk the Talk In 1953, reporters and city officials gathered at a Chicago railroad station to meet the previous year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner. When the train came to a stop, a giant of a man, with…