(DAYTONA BEACH, FL) May 18, 2020 - The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce advocates a strong economic and business environment and serves as a platform through which members and the entire business community can thrive. It’s no secret that strong business connections result in strong community projects, and relationships.
In an effort to support local businesses, FASTSIGNS centers across the network have transformed their production centers to solve COVID-19 challenges in their local communities. Small teams have manufactured and donated both intubation boxes and acrylic shields to help protect those on the frontlines.
FASTSIGNS® of Daytona Beach, FL also immediately began the process of creating a donation of an acrylic shield and intubation box to local community hospital Halifax Health in an effort to continue keeping frontline workers safe and healthy.
“Our chamber membership with the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce is more than just networking, it’s helping us build a community” said Carmen Ruiz, Franchisee at FASTSIGNS® of Daytona Beach, FL. “We are thankful to be part of a network that is making a difference at a time where so many things feel uncertain. This chamber relationship with our local hospital made it easy to make an impact and fill a need”. Our team at FASTSIGNS® of Daytona Beach, FL wanted to give back in some way, and we felt this was a great opportunity,” said Ruiz. “The FASTSIGNS network of over 725 centers is made up of franchisees with big hearts who want to see their communities grow and thrive. We are thankful to be part of a network that is making a difference at a time where so many things feel uncertain.”
The acrylic shield guard helps maintain social distance and physical separation while protecting from splashes and sprays with our clear plastic barriers. The Intubation box is placed over patients in the critical care unit to allow medical professionals to work quickly on patients with adding a second important layer of protection.
“All of us at Halifax Health want to thank FASTSIGNS® of Daytona Beach, FL for thinking of us during this time and for recognizing the great work being done by our team members on the front lines. It is relationships formed between local businesses that make a community stronger and sustainable, and we are grateful for the relationship we have formed with FASTSIGNS through the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce. In unprecedented times like these, it is local businesses working together that will lead us out of this pandemic safely and make us even stronger than before.” Said Kelly Parsons Kwiatek, Senior Vice President & General Counsel of Halifax Health and fellow Board member of Ruiz on the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce represents small business in the Volusia Country area and focuses on Advocacy, Collaborations, Engagements, Leadership and offers a variety of Networking and Social opportunities for local business to grow and build relationships with fellow businesses, “Getting our businesses reopened safely in accordance with the necessary guidelines is paramount to rebuilding our economy. We were happy to play a small part in the donation of the safety equipment. Also, of great importance, is the innovative approach shown by FASTSIGNS to help businesses prepare for and communicate their commitment to a safe environment.” stated Nancy Keefer, President & CEO of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce.
FASTSIGNS® of Daytona Beach, FL is a locally and independently owned and operated sign, graphics and visual communications company that provides comprehensive visual marketing solutions to customers of all sizes—across all industries—to help them attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points including décor, events, wearables, digital signage and marketing materials. To learn more, visit fastsigns.com/daytona-beach-fl/ or call (386) 284-3731.