The Melbourne Regional Chamber is thrilled to announce the return of Hero Appreciation Week, taking place from June 20-23, 2023. This week-long celebration is designed to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth, development, and betterment of the community. Space Coast Credit Union will be the champion sponsor for this event.

Throughout the week, the Melbourne Regional Chamber will honor these heroes through a social media campaign to thank them for their dedication and service. This celebration aims to encourage connections and foster pride among our hometown heroes and the local community. Partners are encouraged to share their hero with the Melbourne Regional Chamber, whether it is a community leader, first responder, or anyone who goes above and beyond in their daily life. All categories, including education, healthcare, nonprofit, and first responder/military, are eligible. To share your hero, click here.

On Friday, June 23rd, all heroes will be invited to the Hero Breakfast Reception at the Melbourne First Department, Station 71. Attendees will have an opportunity to network with other heroes, share stories, and recognize the impact of their contributions.

“The Melbourne Regional Chamber is proud to recognize those who make a significant difference in our community,” said Michael Ayers, President & CEO of the Melbourne Regional Chamber. “Our heroes inspire us to be better and do better, and we are honored to show them our appreciation and gratitude during Hero Appreciation Week.”

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about how to celebrate our Space Coast heroes, please contact

To learn more about this event, visit our website by clicking here. Make sure to follow us on social media to celebrate this important week! To view the 2022 recap video, click here.