Tags : St Johns Chamber of Comerce

Support local schools with job shadow and internship opportunities!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABHs4gEFRXY Ashley Wimpelberg, Work-based Learning Coordinator with the St. Johns County Career and Technical Education Programs discusses how local business and industry can participate in job shadow and internship opportunities for local students. This is a great way to get involved in the school district and provide an educational opportunity for students. Studies have shown […]Read More

Police Athletic League

Vice President of Economic Development Scott Maynard sits down with the President of the Police Athletic League Board Melissa Benes to talk about the Gala they are planning on February 29, 2024, in hopes of getting businesses to help them grow PAL. The league is more of a mentorship program that uses sports to guide […]Read More

Police Athletic League

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHHEFWltF8U Thompson Hinman, Executive Director of the Police Athletic League (PAL) discusses the value of the league and the benefit it offers the community. Hinman said, “PAL is a national organization dedicated to engage St. Johns County youth in a variety of sports. The league is more of a mentorship program that uses sports to […]Read More

Trudy Toche Wins National Sales Award

http://youtube.com/watch?v=4oKzNbjPdMY Trudy Toche was recently named the number one salesperson in the United States for Mary Kay. Trudy has been building her Mary Kay business for the last nineteen years while empowering and leading others. Mary Kay has over 2.4 million sales representatives in the US. In 2023 She will be launching her second business […]Read More

The Value of Apprenticeships

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSjkSufWZ34 Apprenticeships included in high school and college experiential education programs offer numerous benefits to students and employers. These programs include a structured training plan focusing on mastering specific skills an employer needs to fill an occupation within their organization, making them the perfect option for businesses looking to grow their employment base and increase […]Read More

St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Pitch Factory

The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Pitch Factory concluded this summer’s program on July 13. This cohort had over 30 participants, and 17 competed in the final pitches. After the final pitch, participants received valuable feedback from the judges and developed knowledge and confidence to take their business to the next level. Mentorship continues throughout […]Read More

Rob Matthews, President/Founder of Matthews Design Group

https://vimeo.com/842654771 Rob Matthews, President/Founder of Matthews Design Group / DCCM, discusses utilizing interns directly from the St. Johns County School District.  His team teaches about employment opportunities in engineering, planning, and design and shows the students how to create careers in these fields.  This investment has paid off in having some students return to St. […]Read More

Vested Metals Owner Offers Keys to Business Success

https://vimeo.com/828091446 Mr. Viv Helwig, Owner and President of Vested Metals International discusses the importance of putting people first and how that translates to business success.  The company, which is headquartered in St. Augustine, focuses on sourcing hard-to-find alloys, grades and sizes for niche applications and markets such as aerospace, medical, automotive, and power generation.Read More