The Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce offers several ways to stay involved and stay connected.
Attend Events: You gain the most from your Chamber membership by attending and participating in Chamber functions. In addition, these events allow you to network with other members, learn more about pertinent business issues, and increase the visibility of your business.
• Business After Hours – 2nd Tuesday of each month. (5:30pm – 7pm)
• Chamber Networking Luncheons – 3rd Thursday of each month. (11:45am – 1pm)
• Morning Mix & Mingle – Last Thursday of each month (7:45am to 8:45am)
Sponsorships: Becoming an event sponsor is an effective marketing tool that not only allows your business to gain exposure throughout the community and region, but also is an effective way to give back to the community.
Join Committees: The Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization and you help set the Chamber’s strategy and determine its’ objectives and goals. Please review the committee choices listed below and contact the Chamber (344-3444) and let us know which committee you are interested in participating, or contact the committee chair.
Ambassadors — Co-Chair: Angela Martin (772.692.2525); Judy Roberts (772.692.1885)
Ambassador Committee – 2nd Tuesday of each month (4 PM) Pineapple Cove Apartments, 1010 NW Fresco Way, Jensen Beach Ambassadors work to promote the value and benefits of Chamber membership and serve as a liaison between the Chamber and the membership. The committee also assists in membership retention and recruitment.
Business Development and Public Policy – Chair: PJ Anson, Jr. (772.232.0375)
Business Development and Public Policy Committee works to develop, execute and implement a broad program to promote and enhance quality business growth; encourage economic diversification and job growth; address the needs of small business; work closely with local and regional economic development organizations to attract new business. The committee maintains open dialogue with elected officials and monitors issues that affect business and communicate them to the Chamber membership.
Educational Committee — Co.Chair: Ed Griffith (772.229.1000); Doug Hencken (772.692.3061)
Education Committee – Last Tuesday of each month. August through May (7:45 AM) Courtyard by Marriott, 10978 S. Ocean Dr., Hutchinson Island. The Educational Committee works to bring about a cooperative interchange of goals, information, and activities between local businesses and schools, presents the Teachers & Staff Appreciation Welcome Back Breakfast, Adopt-A-Class Program; Teacher and Student of the Month; Junior Achievement; and Mentoring.
Tourism, Community Beautification & Special Events – Chair: Chris Egan. (772.229.9200)
Tourism, Community Beautification & Special Events Committee works to enhance the image and quality of life of Jensen Beach through beautification projects and by developing special events that will showcase our business community, enhance community pride, and raise funds for Chamber and community programs and projects. They also work to develop the full potential of the Jensen Beach/Hutchinson Island tourism industry. Call the Chamber 334-3444 if you are interested in being a committee volunteer and/or sponsor for any of the following Chamber events — Jensen Beach Fine Art & Craft Show (January); Frances Langford Memorial Fishing Tournament & Fish Fry (May); Small Business Connection Expo (March); Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival (November); Taste of Jensen (December); Jammin Jensen (Every Thursday night).
Building Fund Committee — Chair: Devin Teal (772.260.3884)
The Building Fund Committee will help identify sources of in-kind and cash contributions to fund the construction of the new Chamber headquarters building.
Entrepreneurship Foundation, Inc. — Chair: Sue Zachman (772.232.0014)
The Entrepreneurship Foundation is a specialized business educational foundation, supported by the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce, to provide resources needed to support entrepreneurial development in the community. The Foundation fosters, encourages and promotes an entrepreneurial culture and acts as the unifying source of educational, government and private sector resources to benefit current and future entrepreneurs.