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Event: Thursday, March 29th, 2012

VICTORIA MUTUAL AND JAMAICA USA CHAMBER
TO HOST WINE AND CHEESE MIXER 

March 21, 2012 - FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA: The Victoria Mutual Building Society’s (VMBS) Florida Representative Office, in partnership with the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting their ‘Wine and Cheese Mixer’, a corporate and small business networking event.

Scheduled for Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., at the JERK MACHINE, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the event will welcome various business persons and corporate representatives from the Jamaican Diaspora. Guests will be able to exchange business cards, as well as benefit from talks aimed at providing insight about Victoria Mutual’s Foreign Exchange Mortgage rate reductions, as well as the benefits of the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce, all in a relaxed atmosphere.

Members of the Diaspora and other guests are invited to mix and mingle, following which they will enjoy a brief talk about the Company’s new mortgage rates, presented by Manager for the VMBS Florida Representative Office, Miss Suzette D. Rochester. The institution recently announced a special rate of 6.85%p.a. for foreign exchange mortgages in USD, CAD and Sterling, and 9.39%p.a. for new Jamaican dollar mortgages. Another goal of the mixer is to encourage membership in the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce, allowing businesses to grow based on a wider network of support. 

According to Miss Rochester, “We are pleased to have created a forum for VMBS, the Chamber and members of the business community to come together for a productive evening to not only meet new contacts and strengthen the linkages within the Diaspora, but to provide them with the opportunities which we have created for them. These factors make the event invaluable.” 

Chamber President, Marie Gill, hails the event as “another great example of the strong partnerships that the Chamber has developed with corporate citizens such as Victoria Mutual, in order to present a diversity of benefits and networking opportunities to our members and to the Jamaican Diaspora.” She added that the March 29th event is of particular importance as it also represents the Chamber’s Salute to Jamaican Women in recognition of International Women’s History Month in March. 

About the Chamber
Launched in 2004, the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business and professional membership organization with a mission to help in the development and growth of businesses within the Diaspora. The Chamber also acts as a facilitator of increased trade between both countries. Its 400 plus membership includes business and career professionals, government and trade organizations, students, relocating individuals, as well as any legitimate enterprise regardless of size, with a common prerogative of transacting business in Jamaica and within the Jamaican Diaspora. The services provided by the Chamber include ongoing business-to-business seminars and receptions, International Trade Research and Technical Assistance Services to small business owners, biennial Jamaican Business Expo, and support of U.S. and international observations, including Black History Month in February, and International Women’s History Month in March.

About Victoria Mutual
The Victoria Mutual Florida Representative Office, which is the Group’s first United States of America (USA) Representative Office, located at 21461 NW 2nd Avenue (441 and County Line Road) Miami Gardens, Florida acts as a liaison between the Society's Chief Office in Jamaica and prospective or existing customers in the USA. Its presence within this community is a best fit, as the company seeks to replicate its suite of services to the strong contingent of Jamaicans living in the USA.


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Information provided by: Clover L. Moore, Manager
 Public Relations & Corporate Affairs
Victoria Mutual, Jamaica

 

 

 

 
 
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