Global Crafts leaving area

Global Crafts is consolidating into one warehouse in Ohio, leaving its site at 3808 Hibiscus Drive in Edgewater, according to its social media post.

“With the move, we are doing a big spring clean,” the post states.

The company, which specializes in fair trade items from underdeveloped nations, sold it's commercial condo units in Edgewater to MAC Commercial Investments for $550,000, Volusia Clerk of Court's records show.

New chamber member orientation

The Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber Coffee Connect at 8:45 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at 165 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

The orientation will provide new members an opportunity to learn about the chamber’s programs and how to best utilize their membership, and to network with other chamber members.

For more information, call (386) 677-3454 or email

Accounting firm named among tops to work for

James Moore & Co., P.L. has been named as one of the 2021 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For.

It is the fourth time James Moore has received the award and the second year in a row.

Accounting Today partnered with Best Companies Group to identify accounting companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees.

For an unranked list of all 100 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for, visit‐today‐names‐2021‐best‐firms‐to‐work‐for. A ranked list will be released in September.

James Moore, founded in 1964, is a regional firm with offices in Daytona Beach, DeLand, Gainesville and Tallahassee.

Computer service adds location

Mike Eddy, owner of Winchester Computers has announced the company recently opened a satellite office in Ormond Beach at 1457 N. U.S. 1, Suite 21 in the Garden Business Center.

Winchester Computers has 10 employees, two of whom will work in the new location. The Ormond Beach office is managed by staffer John Wilkins. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday./

Winchester Computers, in business since 1989, builds custom computers for individuals and business of every size. They specialize in virtual reality machines including flying and racing.

The company's Daytona Beach store is at 1325 Beville Road.

Community association manager training

Southern States Management Group will host Community Association Manager Continuing Education Training from 8 to 5p.m. Friday, Aug. 27 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Hunter’s Ridge Club House, 100 Shadow Crossing Blvd., Ormond Beach.

Attendees will receive 15 continuing education credits in legal, insurance and financial management, operation of the association’s physical property, human resources and three hours of elective.

Reservations are required as seating is limited. For a reservation or more information, call (386) 276-9279 or visit

SCORE hosting webinars

Volusia/Flagler SCORE is hosting a webinar at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 23.

The topic will be “The Cottage Law -- How to Start a Home-based Food Business.”

Other upcoming webinars are:

•“Non-Profit Fundamentals 101: What to do in the first 12 months,” noon Tuesday, Aug. 24.

•“Get Operations Going and Adopt Digital Technologies,” presented by Truist, noon Wednesday, Aug. 25.

To register, call (386) 255-6889 or visit

SCORE offers business mentoring

Get advice from SCORE mentors live from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in a real-time mentoring platform.

Chat with business mentors, get free resources and information from popular companies, and participate in online peer support discussions. Brought to you by SCORE and Constant Contact.

To register, call (386) 255-6889 or visit

AM Connection set

The West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce will present an AM Connection at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 N. C.R. Beall Blvd., DeBary.

Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members.

For more information, visit or call (386) 218-0540.

Business After Hours

The Holly Hill Chamber of Commerce will present a Business After Hours at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, hosted by Porter's Place at 745 Ridgewood Ave. in Holly Hill.

The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Online registration required.

For more information, email Samantha Crouch as

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