The group met at the very nicely decorated Hoyt House for some hot coco and hors-d’oeuvres. Promptly at 6.15PM everyone hopped on the Trolley to admire the festive lights throughout Amelia Island. There was a stop at the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island for a quick look at their lavish decoration and of course their Gingerbread Pirate Boat. Some noted that this year’s event was even more fun than last year’s. At any rate we at […]
What a rich history we have here on Amelia Island, the Island of 8 Flags. According to Michael Harris’ presentation the French were the first to arrive in 1562. Thereafter we were ruled by the Spanish from 1565-1763. The British took over from 1763-1783 and the Spanish came back in 1784-1821…. Back to the British, the French, the Spanish, etc. until today the U.S. No wonder we have so many pirates still hanging out here […]
… the never ending challenges in renovating an old Victorian Home. Nancy Rossiter invited the EABC group to the new home of the Learning Community of North Florida. We were all intrigued with this historic building formerly known as “the Kelly House”. Nancy is working hard on the process of restoring this Victorian era home to its former glory. Follow Nancy’s Blog for more here. North Florida Learning Community The new location of the North […]
Emily Saltmarsh and Marshall Sands the innkeepers of The Florida House Inn prepared some fabulous southern hors-d’oeuvres and also helped finding the winners of the business card drawing. Our meeting ended with a little Blues tune played by Les DeMerle honoring the upcoming Blues Festival.
August 10, the European American Business Club held their meeting at the new location of the Waterwheel Gallery. Members who are also artists were asked to bring a piece of art not larger than 16” x 20”. Attendees voted for their favorite piece and the winning art was displayed at the gallery for the remainder of the month. There was a tie and two pieces were chosen to be hang to the end of August […]
This meeting at the beautiful Oyster Bay Yacht Club provided ideas and good advice from the following panel; Pamela Brown; Pam is Financial Advisor with Edward Jones and is focusing on a personal approach to investing and retirement planning for long term financial goals. Mark Dennis; Mark is the President of A1A Wealth Management, an independent financial planning and small business consulting firm. He specializes i working with business owners to build and protect their […]
Members of the European American Club met in June at the Hoyt House where co-owner Myrta Defendini talked about the 10-bedroom mansion that was built by entrepreneur Fred W. Hoyt in 1905. The group was then entertained by local duo “Evolution” featuring Dave Ferraro and Han Ramakers. Learn more about Evolution at the SearchAmelia.com website here. EABC at the Hoyt House Click here to visit the Hoyt House website.
In his presentation “The Fourth Option” or “Outthink your Competition” Helmut showed how successful companies innovate beyond their product to pricing, sourcing, people and processes. It covered the importance of developing a playbook to become and to stay competitive. Based on 7 strategic patterns the audience had “Edison Moments” by better understanding how market leaders have revealed unorthodox solutions that everybody can use in their company and career transition. Click here to check out Helmut’s […]
Just have a peak at the pictures that Helmut took on the April 3, River Cruise. Pictures say a 1000 words…. Gifted Photographer
April 13 the group met at The Learning Community of North Florida where they listened with great interest to Deb Cottle from A World on a String, Inc. talking about her proven 4STEP GUTS FORMULA. Deb reminded everyone that simple common sense ideas and daily applications go a long way. Deb has successfully motivated individuals and groups in major corporations, associations, and non-profit organizations to exceed personal and professional expectations. She definitely motivated the members […]
The March meeting treated us not to one but two excellent speakers. Both have a lot of background in the aviation industry. Richard Johnson has over 45 years of aviation experience including 35 years of airline operations and network development experience at Delta Air Lines before retiring in 2000. Over his aviation career he has served on many airports and industry committees (IATA, ATA, ACI, and AAAE) both within the U.S. and worldwide. Fro the […]
Ian Murray (visit his website at www.ianmurray.net) treated us with some fascinating background stories about his Novel “Legends of the Black Orchid”. He also gave us a quick teaser on his second upcoming book “The Final Doctrine”. Watch this video to get teased.
Almost next door to where it all started just a short year ago at the Amelia Island Chamber of Commerce, the European American Business Club held its first anniversary celebration last week at the offices of the Compass Group in the Gateway office park. Read more from the SearchAmelia.com story here.