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Monday, October 21, 2013 VOLUME 16 ISSUE 39  
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CENTRAL FLORIDA PARTNERSHIP ADVANCES REGIONAL INITIATIVES
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OPPORTUNITIES TO CONNECT
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The Art of Telling-Complimentary Admission
Gary Tomlinson, Strategist Specialist, Author, Educator and Founder of five successful businesses will teach you how to develop the communication and presentation skills that will serve you a lifetime.
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Innovators Café
Connect with other Orlando, Inc. members in the comfortable small group setting of the Chamber Board Room.
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MemberLink
"Linking Members to Success"- Monthly breakfast meetings focus on the program of work of Orlando, Inc., and the "Lines of Business" of the Central Florida Partnership.
NOV
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Central Florida Legislative Delegation Meeting
You're invited to the upcoming meeting of the Central Florida Legislative Delegation, planned for Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., in Terminal #10, at the Canaveral Port.
FEATURE STORIES
Art of Telling-Complimentary Admission
Develop Communication and Presentation Skills
Effective communication is the key to business success. If you want to become a better leader, a better supervisor, a better salesperson, become a better speaker. Learning to speak well will change your life.
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Implementation of Regional Priorities
"Expert Committee" on Regional Transportation
Moves Quickly to Scan Plans and Priorities

This is the fifth in a series of Every Monday columns on Regional Priorities that have been established as a result of the "Turning the Page" effort. Today, George W. Walton, P.E., Chair of the "Transportation Expert" Committee, Immediate Past Chair of myregion.org, and Vice President/Area Manager of Parsons Brinckerhoff, addresses how a team of volunteer leaders are gathering transportation plans and outlooks, and calling on heads of critical transportation organizations for guidance.
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Final Agenda Set
Central Florida Legislative Delegation Meeting
The Agenda has been finalized to guide our conversations at the upcoming meeting of the Central Florida Legislative Delegation, planned for Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., in Terminal #10, at the Canaveral Port, Cape Canaveral, FL. This meeting will be hosted by the Central Florida Partnership and held in cooperation with the Canaveral Port Authority.
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Important Opportunities Ahead!
With Central Florida Partnership In-and Out of-Market
There's a lot on the horizon for the Central Florida Partnership and its four Lines of Business. Add these important offerings to your radar screen and watch for further details in Every Monday.
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All Aboard SunRail
Tour New Trains During Orlando's Fiesta in the Park!
More than 150,000 visitors are expected to attend downtown Orlando's upcoming Fiesta in the Park at Lake Eola, and they are in for an exciting surprise attraction – an opportunity to hop on-board the all-new SunRail trains!
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A Taste of Cuba
Orlando, Inc. Traveling to Cuba
At Orlando, Inc.'s Annual Membership Meeting this past Friday, October 18, 2013, Executive Vice President José A. Fajardo announced that Orlando, Inc. would be traveling to Cuba on a "people to people" trip!
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IDEAS TO RESULTS
Leadership Orlando Commencement
Class 85 Receives Board Service Certification
On Tuesday, the members of Class 85 marked the conclusion of their participation in Leadership Orlando, which began in March, and the commencement of their leadership service to the Central Florida Region. Transforming the experiences of our Leadership Orlando participants during the last eight months into actionable community service was the goal for our final session.
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School Construction Tax Renewal
Sublette, Batchelor Launch Push at Insider's Briefing
Orange County School Board Chair Bill Sublette, accompanied by business and community leader Dick Batchelor, who will chair the upcoming campaign in 2014 to renew the ½ cent local option sales tax for school construction and renovation, appeared as the guest speakers at the Oct. 17th BusinessForce "Insider's Briefing" luncheon.
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A Healthy Hit
2013 Annual Membership Meeting
This past Friday, October 18, 2013, Orlando, Inc. hosted its Annual Membership Meeting at the Harry P. Leu Gardens. The event, sponsored by Florida Hospital, was a sold out success!
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Orlando, Inc. Board
Supports Extension of 1/2 Penny Sales Tax
At its most recent Board meeting, the Orlando, Inc. Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution in support of extending the ½ Penny Sales Tax in support of Orange County Public Schools.
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Young Professionals Advisory Council
Florida's CFO Jeff Atwater Speaks at Member Meeting
Florida's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jeff Atwater was the special guest speaker at the Oct.16th meeting of the Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC), a program of the Central Florida Partnership to provide consistent and thoughtful input from the region's younger generation.
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FOCUSING ON WHAT MATTERS MOST
Business Executive Member Profile
Orange Bank of Florida
Periodically, Every Monday will feature members at the Business Executive level of Orlando, Inc. So that we can get to know them better and have access to the products and services that they provide, today we are featuring Orange Bank of Florida.
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What's the BIG Deal?
Special Deals Offered by Members of Orlando, Inc.
The BIG Deal is your source for coupons and discounts from your favorite Orlando Chamber Member Businesses. Every Monday features a weekly BIG Deal so that you take advantage of offerings for everything from facials to tennis lessons, advertising to IT solutions. This week:Buy 1 Get 1 FreeBeer/Drink/Wine fromThe Basement Orlando.
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Central Florida Technology Forum
Building Tech Bonds
As part of a partnership agreement between i4 Business and Orlando, Inc., our Every Monday readers will be provided with access to feature articles published in the bi-monthly magazine of i4 Business. This week's story features the creation of the Central Florida Technology Forum.
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Florida Children's Summit
Special Invitation
As part of a partnership agreement between i4 Business and Orlando, Inc., our Every Monday readers will be provided with access to feature articles published in the bi-monthly magazine of i4 Business. This week's story features the creation of the Central Florida Technology Forum.
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