Monday November 14, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST
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Hilton Naples 
51111 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL 34103

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Jeanne Sweeney 
Above Board Chamber of Florida 

Naples:Your Mind, Body, and Heath for your Business in 2017 

Are you ready for 2017? We have top panelists to make sure you and your employees are ready to have a great year, by learning how to stay safe and healthy which will decrease your workload and avoid those sick days!

Our Sponsor,  Bill Diamond - The Arlington of Naples Bill Diamond, a career executive in senior housing administration, is Executive Director for The Arlington of Naples, the first new Collier County life plan community to be built in 30 years. Diamond is responsible for managing operations of the community which includes the state-of-the-art Hearthstone Assisted Living and Oakton Place that provides a range of specialized services for assisted living, memory care and residential nursing and rehabilitation. The Arlington of Naples is a Lutheran faith-based community located on 39 acres in the acclaimed Lely Resort. Luxury villa homes are also found at The Arlington designed by Stock Development and residents enjoy the benefits of The Arlington and the community’s maintenance free lifestyle. Bill and his wife are longtime Naples residents.

Meet our panelists:

David Longfield-Smith, – SWFL Blue Zones Project® - SWFL Organization Lead, Retail Foods David Longfield-Smith, Organization Lead, Retail Foods, Blue Zones Project® – SWFL Blue Zones Project – SWFL David Longfield-Smith became the Organization Lead for Blue Zones Project® – Southwest Florida. In this role David helps individuals and organizations better understand the Project, and the many benefits of their participation in it. He works with organizations to achieve their chosen health and wellness improvement initiatives, earn recognition, and to collaborate with others in the community. David has considerable experience in team building, coaching, and public speaking. He is an Air Force veteran who has worked in sales and marketing positions with world-class companies such as Anheuser Busch, Bose Corporation, and Costco Wholesale. His work has taken him to 8 countries and 38 states within the US. He was a founding Board Member of Collier County Honor Flight, a charity that transports veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifice.

Dr. Sonia Rocha,  Tower Dental Arts. Dr. Sonia Rocha – Tower Dental Arts (owner and founder) Dr. Sonia Rocha graduated from New York University and had a private dental practice in New York City for six years before joining the United States Air Force where she attended Officer Training School graduating as a Captain. After serving in the Air Force, Dr. Rocha relocated to Southwest Florida to plant her roots and raise her family. Dr. Rocha gains her patients’ trust with a gentle and caring approach and is known for creating beautiful smiles. She opened Tower Dental Arts in Bonita Springs in 2006, Naples in 2013, and Fort Myers in 2014. Tower Dental Arts provides state-of-the-art dental services including cosmetic, restorative, preventative dental care, and -- as an Invisalign Elite provider, Tower Dental Arts is ranked one of the top Invisalign experts in the nation.

Jon Bates,  Addicted to Fitness Jon Bates, Addicted To Fitness started his journey in the health and fitness business over 30 years ago working in clubs in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area. He has always had a passion for helping people. After years of working out of clubs and homes in Naples, Jon realized his dream of opening up his own facility. In January 2012 he and his wife, Melissa Bates, opened Addicted To Fitness on Airport Road in Naples. It is a full service fitness boutique gym. In a time, when the big corporate gyms are opening up everywhere, he saw a niche for the baby boomers and beyond. A gym where they were much more than a number. Jon has become the expert in the field of keeping seniors active, healthy and fit. His view is radically different from most fitness professionals. He is known as the seniors’ secret weapon. He works with the best and brightest. His conversations are motivating and thought provoking. He is highly respected by his clients and peers as a true professional driven to make a difference in the lives of many. 

Emcee:  Sue Huff, owner of E. Sue Huff & Associates, Inc., a Marketing and Management Consulting firm that targets small to mid-sized businesses in Southwest Florida. Sue began her career in newspapers, then owned a chain of print shops in Cincinnati Ohio before later managing the Dept. of Printing for the City of Cincinnati -- as well as hosting a City TV Show. Her management background led to the development of her consulting business in 1996. Sue helps clients develop, administer and plan their marketing strategies, as well as, provide gap management services for those companies who find themselves with too few senior managers. Sue is an avid volunteer in the community, has been an on-air personality at several radio stations and is a regular emcee for the Above Board Chamber

Featured Non-Profit Tami Balavage with Help A Diabetic Child Foundation Meet our Featured Non-Profit Tami Balavage with Help A Diabetic Child Foundation. Help a Diabetic Child (HADC) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public charity that was founded after Tami and Joe’s son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. T1D is an autoimmune disorder for which there is no cure and requires multiple daily blood glucose checks and administration of insulin to maintain life. HADC raises money to purchase these items for children and college students who are in financial distress. Since the Organization became active 3 years ago, it has purchased tens of thousands of blood glucose test strips, hundreds of test meters, and tens of thousands of units of insulin for these kids

Please note that you must RSVP to attend to receive a plated lunch. If you are a walk in, and there are no more lunches available, the price remains the same!

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors
CONRIC PR & Marketing\Publishing
Fuller Online Solutions
Charlie McDonald Photography
Lady in Pink Photography

Call Chamber today to become a yearly sponsor  at 910-7426

Not a member yet, then go to this link http://www.aboveboardchamber.com/benefits-of-membership/ and join us! You will be a member in two counties with lots of free benefits, plus our monthly meetings will help give you the tools to better yourself and your business! Questions call 239-910-7426.

When a community works together, a community grows! Let's grow together!

Make it a Great Year by being a part of the Above Board Chamber of Florida in 2016-2017!


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Our Lee County meeting is tomorrow, Thursday, November 10th at Harborside Event Center. We will be having the same topic but a different panel. We will also have "Lee Health" there doing some free Health testing for those who RSVP to this meeing. Here is the link to RSVP to attend   http://tinyurl.com/hhyrp5v  or you may go to www.aboveboardchamber.com