Military Officers Association of America / Good Deeds Foundation Provides Grants to Brevard JROTC Units

On Friday, July 31, Rear Admiral Wayne Justice (USCG Ret,), Treasurer of the Cape Canaveral Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAACC) Good Deeds Foundation (GDF), presented a symbolic check for $13,500 to nine JROTC Instructors attending the “en mask” pre-school reopening JROTC planning meeting at Rockledge High School. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – When you Have an Employee Issue / by, Alan Bernstein, HR Office Savers

If you are a manager of people, you will inevitably be faced with the hard decision of what to do when it is not working out with an employee.

Most times this is a communication problem, easily solved with mediation or active listening. But in those cases where the relationship is simply too frustrating to continue, think of “ART” to try and manage the result. Read More …

Space Coast Stay Cation / Melbourne Regional Chamber

The Melbourne Regional Chamber is pleased to announce its Space Coast StayCation campaign. The campaign, which is a joint effort with the Chamber’s Visitors Bureau (CVB), is designed to help drive the local economy and the recovery of the region, and inspire locals to support tourism-based businesses while rediscovering all that our spectacular community has to offer. Read More …

Melbourne Regional Chamber Earns Fourth 5-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The United States Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting last week, awarded the Melbourne
Regional Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation once again for its sound policies and organizational procedures, effective advocacy
efforts, valuable programming, and a positive impact on the Space Coast region. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – HR Compliance Basics / by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers

I speak with many small business owners who are unfamiliar with the basics of human resource compliance. Failing to meet your minimum workplace labor obligations can be unlawful or illegal and can lead to disputes, fines or legal claims. Read More …

Avoid furniture tip-over hazards at home

A home is supposed to be a safe haven for its residents. But dangers lurk in nearly every room of a home. Parents may be quick to safeguard against burn risks, electrical outlet exposure and even common household items that can prove poisonous if ingested, but it’s easy to overlook the potential hazards posed by furniture. Read More …

How to Build an Online Course, Creating Content Part 2 by Kim Shiver

How can a small business use an online course?
For some companies, an online course might be a marketing or sales tool. For example, if you sell garden supplies teaching people how to actually plant a garden may help create a market for your products. Read More …

As Our World Continues to Turn / by Angela Bozorth,

When I was a young child I remember my babysitter would watch a soap opera called “As the World Turns”.   Several years later, on a holiday break my mother and I were watching television when that very show came on.  I was surprised when Mom told me she used to keep up with her favorite show the best she could for a working girl until real life became more dramatic than the plot twists on the show. Read More …

Safeguard against COVID-19 when grocery shopping

Supermarkets and other food merchants are allowed to stay open as “essential” retailers amid the mass shutdowns prompted by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Along with banks, gas stations and takeout restaurants, supermarkets are among the few places that people are allowed to visit to procure the necessities of everyday life. Read More …

Why is it a Good Time to Create Blogs, Courses, and Online Events? / by Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist

Providing quality content is a great way to showcase your expertise in what you do. From massage therapy to website development, there are topics you can cover to highlight your knowledge. This builds trust with your customers and attracts new customers. People like to buy from those they trust can get the job done. Read More …

DIABETES- WHAT IS THE BIG DEAL?

You are sitting in the car, just having seen your doctor. He or she just gave you the diagnosis. “I’m sorry. You have diabetes”. Your eyes pop wide open. You are staring at that big D. You’re looking at the lab reports. Then you wonder, what do these all numbers mean? Your doctor quickly says, “Well, your A1C’s high, your cholesterol is high, you really need to do something about it and you need to lose weight. I may have to put you on this medication and that medication.” Your head is still swirling around that diagnosis, diabetes with a big D. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – Telework Basics / by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers

In the event of an emergency such as a weather disaster or pandemic, you may allow or require employees to temporarily work from home to ensure business continuity.

Here are some best practices for allowing employees to telework and still deliver results, regardless of whether you are dealing with a virus, a hurricane or just a regular workday: Read More …

Allergy season is a risky time of year for asthma patients 

Allergies can mean discomfort for asthma sufferers, both during seasonal allergy season and whenever allergens are encountered. For people who already have complications due to asthma, allergies can be especially problematic — even triggering asthmatic episodes. Read More …