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Chamber View: With much love and many heartfelt prayers…

Chamber View: With much love and many heartfelt prayers…

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce My heart aches, along with many others in our community, for the TECO family who lost two team members in…

You, me and business: Do you take advantage of what your chamber offers?

You, me and business: Do you take advantage of what your chamber offers?

By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber Is this a typical work day for you? You get in a little early and grab a cup of coffee. You look over your…

You, me and business: Independence Day and memories of Washington D.C.

You, me and business: Independence Day and memories of Washington D.C.

By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber As we prepare for the July 4th festivities, I’m thinking back to my Honor Flight earlier this month, when I visited our nation’s capital…

Chamber View: Words matter in business, in life

Chamber View: Words matter in business, in life

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all.” This phrase was recited by little Thumper in the…

You, me and business: Summer solstice, one of longest days of the year

You, me and business: Summer solstice, one of longest days of the year

By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber Today (Wednesday, June 21) is my favorite day of the year. For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere of our beautiful…

You, me and business: Honor Flight — I will never forget

You, me and business: Honor Flight — I will never forget

By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber Every once in a while, you have a day that you know you will never forget, no matter how long you live.  June 6…

Chamber View: Changing perspectives

Chamber View: Changing perspectives

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber Simply stated, your perspective is the way you interpret something. This week I experienced a lesson on the subject. On the way…

You, me and business

You, me and business

Hurricane season is here – are you prepared? By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber One of my favorite pictures of me as a kid was taken on Sept. 10, 1960.…

Chamber View

Chamber View

Change is never easy at home or in business By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce After a long week, I’m writing this column from my home…

You, me and business

You, me and business

Volunteer to get your name, face out there By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber of Commerce Several years ago, I found myself unemployed for several months.  This was an unusual…