Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee News

Posted 8/19/22

Event is sold out! NOTE: Venue change: Thursday, Aug. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Chamber Hero Appreciation Awards Luncheon at IRSC...

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Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee News


The warning signs of Alzheimer’s are often subtle, but recognizing them can lead to an early diagnosis and improve quality of life. Come learn more on Monday, Aug. 29 from 3 to 4 p.m., at the Chamber of Commerce,  55 S. Parrott Ave.

The Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Alzheimer’s Association have partnered to create the ALZ STARS program, a joint initiative to bring increased awareness of dementia and the resources available to Floridians.

This short program will help you: Identify warning signs of Alzheimer’s and other dementia; take steps to receive an accurate diagnosis; understand simple communication tips; and, access  additional resources. Graduates will receive an official completion award. To learn more or to RSVP, please call 800-272-3900.

Event is sold out! On Thursday, Aug. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. , THE Chamber Hero Appreciation Awards Luncheon will be held at IRSC – Dixon-Hendry Campus Okeechobee, with our special guest speaker, Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James S. “Hammer” Hartsell.  This event is sold out!

On Aug. 31, come celebrate with the Chamber of Commerce a one year anniversary and ribbon cutting for Okeechobee Cell Phone Repair at 5 p.m.  at 2939 SW Third Terrace in the Cedar Plaza. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to see all that Christina Honeycutt and her team have to offer.  Light refreshments will be provided.

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