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Ever think of running for local office? The Civic Engagement Training Program is for Delray Beach residents interested in serving on boards or running for office. The training program begins Aug. 18 and is four sessions through Sept. 8. The class is held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Aug, 18, Aug. 25, Sept. 1 and Sept. 8. The course is free to chamber members and will cost non-members a nominal fee. You must be accepted into the program.
To apply for consideration, please email
Celebration of Education Breakfast
The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will welcome new teachers at its annual “Celebration of Education Breakfast.” The event will take place from 7:45 a.m. to 9: 15 a.m. on August 11 at Delray Beach Golf Club & Restaurant, 200 Highland Ave.
Chamber’s nonprofit council updates
The council has grown significantly over the last year, with well over 60 attendees from nonprofits around the area at each meeting. The Chamber has 100 nonprofit organization members. It is a place for nonprofits to come together to meet, share ideas and collaborate with other nonprofits in the area, creating a win-win for all involved. The council now hosts four lunch and learn sessions each year and holds an annual Volunteer Delray event to bring awareness and potential volunteers to nonprofits in the area. Kendra Scott, a jewelry store in Boca Raton celebrating their one year anniversary, recently hosted an in-store fundraiser for the Nonprofit Council, raising over $1,500.
Grand openings
Delray’s chamber will welcome Tradition Tattoo, which relocated from Boca Raton from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 3. Tradition Tattoo is located at 165 Avenue L South Delray Shopping Plaza.
Young Dentistry’s grand opening will be held from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. on Aug 4 at 241 NW 4th St.
Bodyworx grand opening will be from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 17 at 301 W. Atlantic, Ste. O-6.