• Chamber Blog

  • Friday, September 16, 2022
    One Purse

    That designer purse sitting on the shelf in your closet can change the life of a woman trying to escape from sex trafficking. One Purse provides scholarships to vocational and trade programs, mentoring and even employs survivors directly through the re-sale of high-end designer bags. Since 2016, One Purse has awarded scholarships to more than 200 survivors.

    Stephanie Biddle

    Friday, September 16, 2022
    Best Nest

    Inspiration and opportunity coincided at the right time for husband and wife team Kelsey and Trevor Brown. The duo launched Best Nest Home Management Solutions in the fall of 2020, offering three key spheres of service to homeowners: 1. Home Watch Program, 2. Home Maintenance Plan, 3. Project Management. Best Nest is geared toward second homeowners, busy homeowners with limited time, anyone who is traveling away from home, and homeowners with limited experience who want someone to provide expertise and

    Stephanie Biddle

    Friday, September 16, 2022
    Modest Wine

    Modest Wine may sell humble wine, but the carefully curated store has much to brag about. For starters, the shop is co-owned and co-founded by two high-caliber experts in the industry, Kyle Ridington and his partner. Ridington is an advanced sommelier with 15 years of experience who has worked for some of the best restaurants in the world, including the legendary Michelin-starred Jean-Georges and Daniel Boulud in New York. These partners, who are also a couple, bring industry expertise, style and 5-star

    Stephanie Biddle

    Friday, September 16, 2022
    Majestic Jewelers

    Majestic Jewelers has been serving its loyal customers for over three decades from its modest store on Aloma Avenue with an impressive team of experts in the front and back of the house. Danny Cirrincione worked for the previous owner as a jewelry repairman and maker, picking up pieces and taking them back to his garage to mend. One day the owner offered to sell the business to Danny, even financing the deal himself. Aside from his talent and dedicated work ethic, Danny’s instinct for top-shelf customer

    Stephanie Biddle

    Thursday, July 7, 2022
    Member Spotlight: Soseki Omakase

    Soseki Omakase is the recipient of Winter Park's first and only Michelin Star. Chef and Owner Michael Collantes, who is a Winter Park native, opened this restaurant during the pandemic and has been met with tremendous community support and industry recognition. Soseki Omakase is a formal Japanese style sushi experience where diners sit at the chef’s table or sushi bar and taste multiple courses, carefully crafted by a master sushi chef.

    Stephanie Biddle

    Friday, January 17, 2020
    Orange Avenue Overlay District Initial Approval A First Step

    Now that the City Commission has taken its first vote to approve the amended Orange Avenue Overlay District, I’d like to give you an update on what has transpired and next steps.

    Betsy Gardner Eckbert

    Friday, July 27, 2018
    The Best Places to Read a Book in Winter Park

    If you’re looking for the perfect place to dig into that novel you’ve been itching to start, look no further than Winter Park! Our city is home to a multitude of lovely public spaces that can bring out the bookworm in anyone.

    Nicole Wills, Marketing Coordinator

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    Sharing Your Job Posting with the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce

    The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is the clearinghouse for information about the Winter Park community. What better way to spread the word about your company’s recent job posting than sharing it with us?

    Nicole Wills, Marketing Coordinator

    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    3 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Enhanced Membership Package

    The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce directory is a powerful tool to promote your business to the local community and beyond. From social media links to search result icons, there are plenty of ways you can take even greater advantage of it!

    Nicole Wills, Marketing Coordinator