parkland

Business & Finance

September 21, 2022

PARKLAND, FL- Tonight's Parkland City Commission meeting will focus on a number of topics, most notably the City's involvement in the Heron Bay Development plan. A proposal has been set forth for the City of Parkland to purchase the Heron Bay Development property in an effort to have more ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- September is filled with several special celebrations that are highly relevant to our local business community. For starters, Labor Day marks the day we commemorate the American Dream, thanking all those tireless workers that don’t often get much recognition, but who (among many other ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Back-to-school time in Parkland is a magical time of year: We revisit that familiar mad 6:00AM scramble to make sure the kids have all their lunches and homework in hand as we run them to the bus or into drop-off line. We remember (the hard way) that the multiple school zones have ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The Special Commission meeting in Parkland on Tuesday evening began by attempting to create a baseline of understanding for what the options are for the Heron Bay Development as well as what the needs are for the Heron Bay and Parkland area in general. Eric Liff of Lambert and ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's OM Center for Wellness continues to expand its offerings to local clients, now including the "wellness pod" or "cocoon," as it is known. "The wellness pod is a simple, easy way to get healthier," says OM Center for Wellness owner Maritsa Yzaguirre-Kelley. "It removes ...

Read more »

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – This summer, Rabbi Avraham Friedman has been buying kosher products at a new store in Coral Springs. The executive director of Chabad of Coral Springs has become a regular shopper at Nutrition Smart at 5651 Coral Ridge Drive. “It’s a very nice store. It’s clean, fresh, and ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's newest entrance into the salon world is an impressive 'all-suite' salon that owner Lisa Schettino has been dreaming of creating for years. Schettino, former owner of Camp Canine and other pet hotels, had been in the pet care business for over two decades. When the pandemic ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Typically, July and August are months when most of us tend to slow down. The kids are out of school, and some are at camp. Sports teams are not playing, and dance recitals have all taken place. Most families are taking a vacation or enjoying a stay-cation nearby. But even while we are ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The 4th of July holiday is often considered the official beginning of summer in America. From fireworks to parades to parties to hot dog eating contests, glimpses of Americana show up everywhere for the holiday weekend. Locally, Parkland-owned business MVP Environmental Solutions ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL - Craig Schneider hasn't always managed individual wealth. The Parkland resident and father of three moved from New York to Florida and opened an office for global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald in Boca Raton in 2016. He was busy with trading bonds for the firm, but after ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- When Patrick Silveira moved to the United States, he didn't realize that he'd end up owning a successful and environmentally forward-thinking landscaping business. Silveira, who grew up in Brazil, had the chance to travel and study abroad as a teenager. His experiences of studying and ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland's Special Commission meeting that was originally scheduled for June 8, 2022, has now been rescheduled for Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 6 p.m. The Special Commission meeting is to discuss the City of Parkland's interest in potentially purchasing the 70 acre ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The banquet room at Parkland Golf & Country Club was packed on Tuesday afternoon for the Parkland Chamber of Commerce's 2nd Empowering Women's Luncheon. Nearly 200 people attended in an effort to support the Chamber and empower women in business in the local ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The Heron Bay development plan took a new turn late this week. The City of Parkland is now considering acquiring the 70-acre property as a way to control the ultimate outcome of what the land is used for. The land is currently owned by the North Springs Improvement District. "This ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Women empowering women. We hear this phrase frequently in today’s world, and certainly it is something that is needed more now than ever. Highlighting this in May seems particularly appropriate -- after all, it’s the month in which we celebrate Mother’s Day. Do you know the history ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Gas prices in Florida have reached an all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.50 on Thursday, May 19, 2022. That's up 11 cents from last week and 43 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA. The West Palm Beach/Boca Raton area is paying ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The much-anticipated Heron Bay Development decision has been pushed back at least a month. At an NSID Board Meeting that was initially intended to choose one of three development plan options, a decision was made today that more information needs to be gathered and evaluated before ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland resident and current Broward County Mayor Michael Udine will be speaking at a breakfast event on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, hosted by the Parkland Chamber of Commerce.  Udine is the guest speaker at the Chamber's monthly breakfast at the Cypresshead Clubhouse. Doors open at ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a luncheon next Friday, April 29, 2022, that you won't want to miss. Rory Diamond, CEO of the nonprofit K9's For Warriors, will be sharing the inspiring story behind K9's For Warriors, which is America's largest provider of service dogs ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- April Fool’s!  Well, that would be nice, now wouldn’t it? Unfortunately, it is just a joke. For hundreds of years April Fool’s Day has been celebrated by many throughout the world and its origins remain a mystery, yet it is a tradition that I suspect will last an eternity. Setting ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Many Parkland families are busy in 2022. From school to sports to faith to family activities while living in South Florida, most parents find themselves working hard to keep up with life. And yet, almost nobody has more happening on a daily basis than the Gordon family of 7 in ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- 4Ever Young Anti-Aging Institute now has a Parkland location. The wellness franchise will be opening its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony this evening, Wednesday, March 30, at 5:30 p.m.at 5988 Coral Ridge Drive in Sawgrass Center Heron Bay. The event is co-hosted by the ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- It’s that time of year again…. March Madness!  I must admit, I love filling out my bracket and watching the tournament with my family.  Each year there always seems to be an upset (or a few upsets) and so many of the games are decided by a last-minute basket. To be honest, I always ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an event next week to honor its long-time past President, Nicole Roman. Roman has been a force behind the development and growth of the Parkland Chamber, and the event will be centered around Roman and the progress of the Parkland ...

Read more »

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – You may soon be able to get a Bic Mac faster in Coral Springs. McDonald’s is joining other fast-food chains in ramping up investments to make their drive-thru lanes more efficient. Drive-thru ordering surged in the past year-and-a-half as the coronavirus pandemic closed ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Another year has ended, and we are now into February. That means another couple of months of scrambling to do your 2021 tax return. There are a few things that make this a unique tax year, so make sure you’re up to speed!  Here are a few of the new wrinkles the IRS is throwing at us ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- People looking for a healthier, improved quality of life are in for a treat. The OM Center for Wellness is now open in Parkland, and a Parkland Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is being held on Thursday evening, February 17, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. OM, which stands for ...

Read more »

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Tunie’s Market, known for its wide selection of vitamins and supplements, is closing its store in Coral Springs where it has had a retail presence for 29 years. The owner of the store, Taylor Hamilton, posted on social media late Monday that the 12,000-square-foot store at ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- Welcome to a New Year, one filled with the promise of quality time with loved ones, better times in the world, making new friends, and robust business! As I write this and consider our wonderful city (and local government leadership) and correspondingly, the Parkland Chamber, I am ...

Read more »

PARKLAND, FL- The following is Part Two of a Two Part Year-End Series from the Parkland Chamber of Commerce. In part 1 of this column, we made the case for why planning is so important.  This second entry will focus on step-by-step ACTIONS you can take for the business networking portion of your ...

Read more »