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Business notes - Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach and Holly Hill
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Posted: 2013 Feb 08 - 06:00

Learn about e-mail marketing

SCORE will host Power of E-mail Marketing/Getting Started with E-mail Marketing seminar from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Daytona State College, Bergengren Hall (Building 110) Room 112, Daytona Beach.

The Power of E-mail Marketing will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Part two is Getting Started with E-Mail Marketing.

Parking is free. Registration is required

For more information, call (386) 255-6889 or e-mail info@score87.org.

"Shark Attack" to hit the chamber's 93rd annual meeting

Entrepreneurs have the chance to present their ideas to Daymond John of ABC's Shark Tank at the Daytona Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce's 93rd annual meeting .

The keynote speaker, Mr. John will be giving advice to more than 700 of the top business executives in Volusia County on how to be successful and what it took to get where he is today.

Three companies will be able to pitch their innovation, product or service to Mr. John on stage and hear feedback directly from him.

Mr. John has invited his own personal DJ to liven up the evening. Also to perform throughout the evening will be "Daytona on Tap," with a few local twists.

The Small Business of the Year Award will be voted on during the Annual Meeting through a live text-messaging system. Each person will be able to select from the four nominees.

The nominees are Heidi Carhide, DJdesign Services; Henry Frederick, Headline Surfer; Angela Jones, V.I.P. Printing; and Heather Post, The Etiquette Seed

Visit daytonaregional.com to view the four contestants' applications.

The event will be at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort with a reception 6 p.m. in the area just outside the main ballrooms in the North Tower. The activities and dinner will begin at 7 p.m.

All tickets and tables must be pre-paid. Tickets are available at a discounted rate of $100 for chamber members and $150 for non-members. Tables of 10 are available. Parking will be available at the North Tower for a discounted rate of $6.

To make a reservation, call (386) 523-3675 or e-mail josie@daytonachamber.com.

ICI Homes opens new sales center with display wall of firm's history

A 46-foot long display at Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club's newly remodeled sales center in Ormond Beach tells the history of Daytona Beach community developer ICI Homes with a unique blend of maps and pictures and, soon, a touch-screen video display.

Rosemary Messina, ICI vice president of sales and marketing, said the display is a look back at ICI Homes' 34 years of experience creating luxury communities from the Volusia area to Orlando and north to Jacksonville.

Ms. Messina said the display -- more than four feet tall -- while looking back, focuses squarely on the future for prospective home buyers.

"The new display wall provides a very clear picture of the luxury amenities at Plantation Bay and all the options available to customize a wide array of luxury homes," Ms. Messina said.

Messina said ICI Homes took more than a month to extensively remodel the 1,188-square-foot sales center.

Computer center sets open house

The Daytona Beach Computer Learning Center will have an open house from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.

The center offers to adults 50 and older. Classes are specially developed for seniors. Each student has his/her own computer.

A PowerPoint slideshow, given every 30 minutes, will explain what the center is all about and there will be an opportunity to register for upcoming classes.

The center is 524 S. Beach St., Suite A, Daytona Beach.

For more information, call (386) 254-1688.

Learn to cook Italian Food

The Casements will hold an Italian Cooking class from 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach.

The Feb. 16 class is $75. Instructor will be Marry Maggio. The dish will be classic Tuscan seafood.

Additional classes are scheduled and some classes are on Thursday evening. There is a discount of $25 if students register for three classes.

For more information, call (386) 441-7110 or (386) 679-6144.

Continuing education class offered

VITAS will host a continuing education presentation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 575 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach. The topic will be medical errors.

The class is open to nurses, nursing home administrators and licensed social workers.

Seating is limited. Register at (855) 753-3700.

Music industry icon will share experiences

The Small Business Development Center at Daytona State College will host an evening with music industry icon and motor-sports team owner Mike Curb on Wednesday, Feb. 13, as part of the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series.

Mr. Curb will share his experiences as a musician and founder/CEO of Curb Records, as well as motor sports enthusiast and public affairs activist, and offer insights on the future of the entertainment industry. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. at the News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St. in downtown Daytona Beach.

To reserve a seat, or for more information, call (386) 506-4723.

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects Complete Design of Gordon Food Services in Daytona Beach

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects Engineers Planners, based in Orlando's Baldwin Park, did the design work for a new GFS Marketplace on West International Speedway Boulevard in Daytona Beach.

Lonnie Peterson, chairman at Cuhaci & Peterson, said construction of the 20,000-square-foot facility is now underway.

Lecture series for novice inventors: From Innovation to success

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will host a series of four evening lectures by local inventor Dr. James Cairns. Sponsored by the school's College of Engineering, the lectures will be Feb. 8, 20 and 28, and March 6 in the Willie Miller Instructional Center Auditorium at 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach. They are free and open to the public.

The lectures will cover the overall process of inventing, from initial idea to commercialized product, including intellectual property considerations, finding financing, and starting an invention-based business.

Dr. Cairns is a serial entrepreneur who founded Ocean Design Inc. now Teledyne Oil and Gas, the world's leader in subsea electrical and fiber optic interconnect systems.

Each lecture will last an hour and will be followed by questions and discussion.

Beyond the Casey Anthony case: A behind-the-scenes look

A murder case that attracted worldwide attention, Orlando's Casey Anthony case is still attracting attention today.

Dr. Allen Moore, public information officer for the Orange County Corrections Department, will discuss his role in the case during the next meeting of the Volusia County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

The meeting will be Feb. 12 in the Volusia Room of the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive. Networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the lunch program will start at noon.

To register for the luncheon, visit fpravf.org or send an e-mail to bholden@fhcp.com. The registration fee, which includes lunch, is $18 for students, $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

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