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MRC Podcast

Episode 57: One Insurance Group

By |February 7, 2023|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

"We're the one-stop shop for health insurance." On this week's episode of the 411 on the 321, hear from Christopher Robinson II, Health Insurance Specialist with One Insurance Group. For over 10 years, One Insurance Group has been providing services to their clients right here on the Space Coast providing all forms of health insurance. From individual, group, and Medicare, One Insurance Group caters to small businesses as they grow their business/employees. This family-owned business has three locations, Melbourne, Merrit Island and Daytona.   Christopher not only works full-time with One Insurance Group but also juggles his professional career as a comedian. You might recognize Christopher from our Viera Regional Business Alliance Comedy Night. Learn more about how Christopher handles work-life balance. 

Episode 55: CoachJaya4Health

By |January 24, 2023|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

"Integrity drives curiosity." On this week's episode of the 411 on the 321, hear from Jaya Prakash, Owner & Certified Health Coach at CoachJaya4Health. Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas, and the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha Videographer - CC Video Productions. Special thank you to Hotel Melby for providing us with this beautiful suite for filming. To book your next staycation visit, http://www.hotelmelbydowntownmelbourne.tapestrycollection.com/

Episode 54: Children’s Home Society of FL

By |January 18, 2023|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

Episode 54: Children's Home Society of FL "Building bridges to success for children." On this week's episode of the 411 on the 321, hear from Elizabeth Hennessey, Senior Director of Development & Advancement at the Children's Home Society of Florida. Also joining her, Debbie Lyons, Community Partnership School Director. Children's Home Society is a nationally recognized leader in delivering innovative, effective services and solutions to keep more families safe, strong and together. Their roots date back to the early 20th century, with ties to the infamous Orphan Trains out of New York. Nearly 400 children stepped off the trains at the last stop in Jacksonville with no family and no one to turn to. A lot has happened over the past 100-plus years. Since CHS's founding, CHS has grown and evolved to provide the right services and solutions to address the needs of children and families throughout the changing times to help more children realize their full potential. To learn more about CHS's mission and services, visit https://chsfl.org/ Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas, and the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha Videographer - CC Video Productions. Special thank you to Hotel Melby for providing us with this beautiful suite for filming. To book your next staycation visit, http://www.hotelmelbydowntownmelbourne.tapestrycollection.com/ Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas, and the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha Videographer - CC Video Productions. Special thank you to Hotel Melby for providing us with this beautiful suite for filming. To book your next staycation visit, http://www.hotelmelbydowntownmelbourne.tapestrycollection.com/ Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to Hotel Melby for providing this beautiful suite for filming. These publications are mailed directly to residents’ homes through a micro-targeted approach. Each magazine delivers high impact exposure for sponsors without waste. If you are a business serving the Space Coast or Treasure Coast and would like to have your brand be part of the conversation, contact Christie Lynes at (321) 848-8003 or email clynes@bestversionmedia.com. Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to the beautiful Tuckaway Shores Resort for providing this beautiful ocean-front suite for filming. To book your next staycation, visit https://www.tuckawayshores.com/

Episode 53: Tara Johnson

By |January 11, 2023|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's episode, learn more about Tara Johnson, Chair of our Ambassador group and Mortgage Loan Officer at the Neal Johnson Team - US Bank. In this episode, learn what our ambassador program has to offer to our partners, ways to get involved and how Tara has utilized her partnership with the Melbourne Chamber. Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to Hotel Melby for providing this beautiful suite for filming. These publications are mailed directly to residents’ homes through a micro-targeted approach. Each magazine delivers high impact exposure for sponsors without waste. If you are a business serving the Space Coast or Treasure Coast and would like to have your brand be part of the conversation, contact Christie Lynes at (321) 848-8003 or email clynes@bestversionmedia.com. Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to the beautiful Tuckaway Shores Resort for providing this beautiful ocean-front suite for filming. To book your next staycation, visit https://www.tuckawayshores.com/

Episode 52: Beachside Connections

By |December 20, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's episode, learn more about our Brass Investor, Beachside Connections as we hear from Owner, Christie Lynes. In 2017 Beachside Connections was formed with the mission to connect the community and build relationships. Christie started her first publication called Indialantic Neighbors and in 2019, a second publication was formed known as Beachside Living. Indialantic Neighbors and Beachside Living magazines are glossy full color monthly magazines serving the residents of the Beachside community printed by Best Version Media. As a military spouse, Christie aslways found herself being heavily involved in the community. As our very our Chamber Ambassador, Christie is excellent at welcoming our new partners and also serves on our Board of Directors. Christie has been recognized as Alignable’s Local Business Person of the year Indialantic 2020-2021 and as a 2019 Best Space Coast Business Under 40 months in the category of Business Development/Sales for her volunteerism and raising community awareness within the beachside communities through her publications. These publications are mailed directly to residents’ homes through a micro-targeted approach. Each magazine delivers high impact exposure for sponsors without waste. If you are a business serving the Space Coast or Treasure Coast and would like to have your brand be part of the conversation, contact Christie Lynes at (321) 848-8003 or email clynes@bestversionmedia.com. Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to the beautiful Tuckaway Shores Resort for providing this beautiful ocean-front suite for filming. To book your next staycation, visit https://www.tuckawayshores.com/

Episode 51: Love is a Verb

By |December 13, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

‘Putting Love Into Action” On this week's episode, learn more about our partner, Love is a Verb as we hear from President & Founder, Doris Golindano. Love is a Verb is a social service agency for single mothers and children on the Space Coast. In August of 2021, Love is a Verb expanded into a thrift store located on Babcock. This thrift store is more than just a store, their social agency office is conveniently located in the back of the thrift store where their clients receive counseling and attend life skill classes. In this episode, learn more about Doris who is the powerhouse behind this unique nonprofit. Love is a Verb is packed with a team of wonderful volunteers who are committed to helping others. Love is a Verb is looking for volunteers as we head into the holiday season. To learn more about their services and their story click here, https://love-isaverb.com/donate Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to the beautiful Tuckaway Shores Resort for providing this beautiful ocean-front suite for filming. To book your next staycation, visit https://www.tuckawayshores.com/

Episode 50: Morsecom

By |December 6, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's podcast, learn more about our Bronze Investor, Morsecom as we hear from Marketing & Business Development Manager, Scott Eller and Director of Technology and Cloud Services, Nathan Bouwsma. With more than 26 years of experience designing technology and communications solutions from structured cabling and security, to voice, data, and video, to hosted cloud services and infrastructure systems, Morsecom has certified experts at integration and implementation of best-in-class solutions for businesses of all sizes. In this episode, learn what sets Morsecom apart from its competitors and how they impact the Space Coast community. Morsecom stands firm on the belief that they are people doing business with people and they believe that together they make a difference. To learn more about Morsecom's services, please visit https://www.morsecom.com/ Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to the beautiful Tuckaway Shores Resort for providing this beautiful ocean-front suite for filming. To book your next staycation, visit https://www.tuckawayshores.com/

Episode 49: Brevard Cultural Alliance

By |November 29, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's episode, learn more about #spacecoastleader Kathy Engerran, Executive Director of the Brevard Cultural Alliance. Formed in the 1970s, BCA is a 501(c)(3) that leads, strengthens and amplifies the voices of a cultural community that ignites creativity, inspires people and is essential for a healthy region. This past October, BCA held their annual Cultural Summitt, at the Holiday Inn, Viera. Learn more about this signature event and how BCA impacts the Space Coast community. If you are an artist/organization that would love to be a part of the Brevard Cultural Alliance, visit https://www.artsbrevard.org/ Thank you to our host, Mel Thomas and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha for bringing this podcast to life. Special thank you to the beautiful Tuckaway Shores Resort for providing this beautiful ocean-front suite for filming. To book your next staycation, visit https://www.tuckawayshores.com/

Episode 48: Peter Mannino

By |November 22, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's podcast, learn more about our #SpaceCoastLeader Peter Mannino, President of Bank of America of East Central Florida & Resident Director of Merrill Brevard. Peter is a returning guest on the 411 ON THE 321. In this episode, learn more about what Bank of America does on the Space Coast and how they influence the business community. We take our responsibility in the communities we serve very seriously. East Central Florida is one market and Peter has the opportunity to lead. As President of the company, Peter's main goal is to take a global company and make it feel and be delivered locally. Peter not only serves as an important asset to Bank of America, but he also sits on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and is one of our Champion Sponsors for our DEI, Professional Equity Program. Learn more about Peter’s passion for DEI and how he takes action to better the Space Coast Community. To learn more about our DEI Committee, click here. 

Episode 47: Alluvionic

By |November 15, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's episode, learn more about our Bronze Investor, Alluvionic Inc. as we hear from Floyd Capistrano, Vice President of Programs & Development. Headquartered in Melbourne, FL, Alluvionic is an SBA 8(a) certified woman-owned small business providing customized project management, process improvement, product development and cybersecurity solutions. Founded by CEO, Wendy Romeu, Alluvionic offers services and solutions to the United States Government and commercial companies nationwide. In this episode, learn more about the "three P's" Alluvionic specializes in, the impactful customers they work with and how they use their innovation on the Space Coast. To learn more about our Partner, visit https://alluvionic.com/

Episode 46: Call One Inc.

By |November 8, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's episode, learn more about our Bronze Investor, Call One Inc. as we hear from #spacecoastleader and CEO, Dawn Mays. Celebrating its 35-year anniversary, Call One, Inc. believes in the fundamental principle that people do business with people. Their passion is to help people do their business better by simplifying access to business communications and collaboration technology with a focus on Video Collaboration, Enterprise and Contact Center Headsets, Samsung Enterprise Mobility Solutions, Cloud Services, and UVC Light Disinfection Solutions. In this episode, learn more about Call One's mission on the Space Coast and how CEO, Dawn Mays is an active community leader. Heavily involved in our Business Advocacy Committee and Board of Directors, Dawn is a true leader in the Chamber community, and we are pleased to announce in 2023, Dawn will Chair our Business Advocacy Committee. To learn more about Call One Inc. visit https://www.calloneinc.com/ Special thank you to our host, Mel Thoams, VP of Business Development and to the man behind the camera, Johnny Lascha with CC Video Productions. As always, thank you to Hotel Melby for providing us with this beautiful suite.

Episode 45: Dogtopia of Viera

By |November 1, 2022|Categories: MRC Podcast: 411 on the 321, Podcast|

On this week's podcast, learn more about our partner, Dogtopia of Viera as we hear from Owner, Amy Hattrup. Prior to opening a "doggy daycare", Amy spent years teaching first and fifth grade in Brevard County before opening her own business. Dogtopia is the leading destination for dog daycare, boarding and spa services. Their mission is to make sure your four-legged family members are kept safe and have a fun time when they are at our modern, open-play facility. Tune in to learn more about this great facility and all they have to offer to the dog community on the Space Coast. To learn more about their services, visit https://www.dogtopia.com/viera/

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