September 2019 President’s Message

WMBA President’s Message- September 2019

Greetings everyone. I hope everyone enjoyed their summer. Fall is in the air. Again, hard to believe how time flies. 

This month, with the threat of Hurricane Dorian, many things were delayed, including this message. I want to first of all express my deepest sympathies and prayers for those we lost in the Bahamas and for the many that are living with the horrific devastation before them. I’ve seen many places in town for us to drop off goods and to donate monies and I encourage everyone do so. I know as an organization you all have huge hearts! Thank you for all you do!

Here is our calendar for the month of September:

Monthly Luncheon
When: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Where: Tropics Grille (under new ownership) 2000 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Time: 11:30-12 pm networking, 12-1 Lunch and Introductions

Cost: $20 for WMBA members and $25 for future WMBA members.

The new owners are excited to host us. Lunch will include a full buffet, beverage, and tip all included.

Free Parking in the City Lot by City Hall at 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Please REGISTER online here:

Upcoming Events- in October:

Health & Wellness Expo
When: Monday, October 21, 2019

Where: Hagen Park Community Center (behind City Hall) 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Time: 5-8 pm

Cost: FREE

Parking: FREE parking in the city parking lot

Special performance by the South Florida Symphony Orchestra. Lots of free door prizes, food, presentations, networking, health screenings, and much more.


Business Town Hall Meeting Follow Up:
When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Where: Hagen Park Community Center (behind City Hall) 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Time: 6-9 pm

You may recall we had our first ever Town Hall Meeting last month. It was attended by over 50 business owners. It was a HUGE success. As a result of this meeting, the City of Wilton Manors Mayor and City Commissioners have agreed to meet in an open Town Hall setting to reply back to the concerns and ideas presented by the business owners.


October Monthly Luncheon:
When: Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Where: The Pub Wilton Manors, 2283 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors FL 33305

Time: 11:30-12 pm networking, 12-1 pm Lunch & Introductions

The Pub is one of our newest members and they’ve wanted to host an event for us for some time. We welcome them with open arms. They’re going to serve up a special buffet for us with special pricing. Details to come. Mark your calendars. You won’t want to miss this one!


Holiday Spectacular in the Park
When: Monday, December 9, 2019

Where: Richardson Park, 1937 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305

This has become an annual event in which we raise monies for the Wilton Manors Elementary School in time for the holidays as well as the City of Wilton Manors After School Program. It was hugely successful last year and this year will certainly be the same. Watch for emails with more details as we get closer to the date. There may be sponsorship opportunities for your business. This will be the last event of the year for us.

Have a great rest of your month everyone. Please keep the Bahamians in your thoughts and prayers. Be kind to each other and help each other!

As always, I thank you so very much for the opportunity to be of service to this amazing organization.

My best,
Tim Moffitt
Umbrella Credit Services, Owner
WMBA President



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