Monday, May 23, 2005 VOLUME 4 ISSUE 21  
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Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce

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Last week we asked:

What kind of job do you think the Florida Legislature did in the 2005 session?

7%
Excellent
21%
Good
49%
Fair
23%
Poor

 

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Issue 177
May 16, 2005

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 FEATURE STORIES
Washington "Fly-In" Mixes Top Issues With A Celebration
During two days last week at venues throughout Capitol Hill, 16 members of Florida’s formidable Congressional Delegation plus the powerful Speaker of the House appeared before over 100 regional business and community leaders from Cape Kennedy to Tampa Bay who participated in the Chamber’s successful 2005 “Washington, D. C. Regional Fly-In” hosted by Baker & Hostetler LLP.
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Leadership Orlando Seeks Solutions
A wild real estate market . . . where are all these people coming to Central Florida going to live?  What is the impact on our education, public safety and healthcare systems?  How are we going to get to work and school with the growing traffic?
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ExtraCredit Campaign Receives
IRS Award

The ExtraCredit – Earned Income Tax Credit Community Campaign received an IRS Community Service Leadership Award for its efforts to promote the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Sites in Orange County.
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MORE HEADLINES
Meet, Mingle, Network
Join us Wednesday at Harvey’s Bistro Lake Mary/Heathrow for this week’s So Social Networking Happy Hour.
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Networking Power Luncheon
Register now for the June 7 So Social Networking Power Luncheon at The Westin Grand Bohemian.
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Crucial Conversations Lead to Success
“Crucial conversations” can be a critical key to success for your business.
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Tributo a Manuel Toro
Fue una ocasión extraordinaria para celebrar la trayectoria del hombre que fundó La Prensa, el primer periódico hispano de la Florida Central, hace casi 24 años: “Manuel Toro: Pionero, Líder Comunitario y Hombre de Familia”.
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OIA Serves As Test Site for Cutting-Edge Security Programs
Orlando International Airport (OIA) is a test location for the Airport Access Control Pilot Program (AACPP) state-of-the art Iris Scanning Security Measures. The program uses biometric technology to augment existing access control measures employed at a vehicle access point into secure areas of the airport by employees and vendors.
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Chamber Insider
Get the latest news and insight from the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
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Penn Design Central Florida: Our Region in the Year 2050
Please join us for the final presentation of the Design Studio conducted by renowned urbanist Jonathan Barnett and the graduate students of the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Chamber Board Member Receives Prestigious NBA Award
Orlando Magic forward Grant Hill is the recipient of the Joe Dumars Trophy presented to the 2004-05 NBA Sportsmanship Award winner.  Mr. Hill is a member of the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors.
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Discovering the Deseret Ranch
Many people may be surprised to learn that Central Florida is home to the largest working cattle ranch in the United States.
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SURVEY

Do you think persons nominated by the President for federal judgeships deserve an “up or down” vote in the U.S. Senate?

Yes

No

Undecided

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