Volusia Business Briefs, June 10, 2022 | Business

Economic Prosperity Hour

The Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce will host an Economic Prosperity Hour with Volusia County Property Appraiser Larry Bartlett at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at To Better Days Wine Bar & Bistro, 197 N. Yonge St., Ormond Beach.

The cost is $10 in advance for members or $15 at the door and $25 for non-members.

For more information, call Casey Upton at (386) 677-3454 or email [email protected]

Financial services firm opens Daytona office

St. Louis-based financial services firm Benjamin F. Edwards recently opened its 89th office, this one in Daytona Beach, which is its eight office in Florida.

Michael Libardi, a Certified Financial Planner with more than 23 years of experience, will lead the office. Joining him will be Nola Tobin, a senior registered financial client associate.

The office is in Suite 4A at 130 Integra Breeze Lane, Daytona, Beach. For more information, call (386) 267-0129.

Drywall repair franchise starts up

Pierre Amyot and Isabelle Barast of Edgewater have started a PatchMaster franchise.

PatchMaster provides drywall repair. Mr. Amyot has more than 15 years of entrepreneurship experience and a background in drywall repair and surfacing.

“My experience as a self-employed tradesman will help me do an excellent job and provide excellent customer service,” Mr. Amyot said.

Leadership 2022 registration is open now

Registration is open now for the Port Orange South Daytona Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership 2022.

Leadership 2022 kicks off in September and includes a dedicated leadership coursework element.

The 10-week program is designed to develop high-level leadership skills by introducing participants to community resources and local leaders.

To apply, call (386) 761-1601.

SCORE hosting webinars

Volusia/Flagler SCORE will host a webinar from noon to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, on “How to Start a Non-Profit.”

Other upcoming webinars are:

•“Selling More and Greater Profits on Amazon,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 13

•“Determining Product Profit Potential and Target Market,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14

•“Finding Contentment in a Chaotic World,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14

•“Starting Your New Business,” 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 15

•“Deep Dive into Facebook” 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, June 16

•“How to Set A Price for Your Product or Service” 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16

•“7 Little Know Secrets to Linkedin Success,” 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, June 18

To register or for more information, call (386) 255-6889 or visit volusiaflagler.score.org.

Building a brand

The Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the Dennis McGee Room at Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive.

Kristina Circelli, marketing director of Volusia Mall and The Pavilion at Port Orange, will be the guest speaker. Her topic is “Faces of Success: Building Brand with a Personal Touch.”

Participants should register by noon Monday, June 13, at fpravf.org. Lunch is included in the cost of $30 for members, $40 for non-members, and $15 for students. A limited number of walk-ins are accepted for a $5 surcharge.

For more information, visit fpravf.org.

Oceanfront motel sold

Marcus & Millichap brokered the $6 million sale of a 1.24-acre beachfront development site at 2315 S. Atlantic Ave. in Daytona Beach Shores currently occupied by the Ocean Court Motel, a two-story, 33-room ocean-front motel.

Christopher Passeggiata, Ely Silverstein, Gabriel Shamay and David Greenberg, investment specialists in Marcus and Millichap’s Fort Lauderdale office, represented the seller and the buyer in the transaction.

The property had been family-owned for 30 years. Built in 1967, the hotel features 150 feet of beach frontage with the potential to be redeveloped into a new multifamily or hospitality structure.

The transaction was one of four beachfront Volusia County hotels Marcus & Millichap has scheduled to close within the next 60 days.

“We generated a full list price offers and several backup offers within the first two weeks of marketing the Ocean Court,” Mr. Passeggiata said.

Auto repair center acquired

Classic Collision has acquired the Body Werks repair center in Holly Hill.

Body Werks has been taking care of the collision repair needs for the surrounding areas for almost 40 years.

“We have gained a stellar reputation in our community because of our attention to detail and our dedication to clients, and we look forward to carrying this on with Classic,” stated Tom Prescott, owner.

Business After Hours

The Holly Hill Chamber of Commerce will present a Business After Hours at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, hosted by Copper Bottom Craft Distillery at 998 N. Beach St., Holly Hill.

The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

For a reservation or more information, call (386) 255-7311 or email [email protected]

Business After Hours

The Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Business After Hours from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Wild Oats and Billy Goats, 412 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.

For more information, visit wildoatsandbillygoats.com or email [email protected]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony

The West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at Mr. Clean Car Wash, 215 N. Charles Richard Beall, DeBary.

For more information, visit westvolusiaregionalchamber.org or call (386) 218-0540.

AM Connection set

The West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce AM Connection will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members.

For more information, visit westvolusiaregionalchamber.org or call (386) 218-0540.

Inclusive DeLand Training Series

The MainStreet DeLand Association has partnered with JHD Diversity Consultants and put together an Inclusive DeLand Training series that is free with the City of DeLand and Volusia County as sponsors

The Monday workshops start at 4:30 p.m. at the Dreka Theatre, 112 E. New York Ave., DeLand.

Topics include:

•Implicit Bias, June 13

•LGBTQIA Safe Zone Training, June 27

To register, visit tinyurl.com/inclusivedeland. For more information, email [email protected]

Office Octane Networking

The DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce and Orange City Alliance host Office Octane Networking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Mondays at the Dreka Theater, 112 E. New York Ave., DeLand.

Businesses of any size and type are invited to enjoy coffee and a 60-minute program designed to raise your business and contacts to the next level.

For more information, visit delandchamber.org.

Building Your Business Group

Building Your Business Group Educational Networking will meet at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at MainStreet DeLand Association Office, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.

Presented by the MainStreet DeLand Association, BYBG is specifically for business people who are looking for ideas to help grow their business.