The Greater Dade City Chamber Member Testimonials

If you have a testimonial you would like to share with The Greater Dade City Chamber email:

Melody Floyd - Senior Administrative Assistant |
Jo Uber - Administative Assistant |


"As a committed business owner, I view our Chamber vital to the Dade City business community. I want to thank the Dade City Chamber for supporting the business community by being a leading force for numerous projects within our community. I personally want to thank them for spearheading the co-op startup. The Chamber certanily has been a driving force for numerous events that help keep Dade City vibrant and growing"

                  - Debra R. Flood, Owner, The Garden of Eden Salon and Day Spa

"From the point of view of a long time merchant in Dade City I support & appreciate our Chamber of Commerce for the diversity of its capabilities to promote Dade City, & it's close partnership & support of the downtown merchants. I believe cohesive communication is the key & the Chamber excels here."

- Dale Anne Laumer, Ivy Cottage Antiques and Wines

"Top Drawer Antiques is very happy with its Chamber membership. We have seen a dramatic improvement in joint efforts between the merchants downtown, our former Main Street organization and the City Council. The Dade City Chamber of Commerce has increased awareness for events including the Kumquat Festival and the Car Show. The Chamber also contributed to the Dade City billboard on I-75 along with Main Street and several local businesses. Overall, we are pleased with the promotional work and support we receive from the chamber. John Moors is responsive to our feedback and communicates often regarding progress on various efforts. We encourage downtown businesses to become members in the Chamber, especially now that our Main Street organization has retired."

- Kathleen Hotchkiss, Top Drawer Antiques

"John, I just wanted to thank you and the Dade City Chamber for the leadership displayed over the last couple of weeks. With the announcement that Dade City Main Street was shutting down, there was a lot of 'uneasiness' among the retail merchants. But you stepped up immediately to reassure us all that the Chamber was more than willing to help with any gaps that might exist after the shut down. As a member for the last 16 years I am not surprised that this show of leadership was swift and immediate. The Dade City Chamber of Commerce is the arm that reaches out for all the small businesses that are unable to do this alone. The business climate in Dade City today is strong and vibrant and I believe the major contributor for this success is the Dade City Chamber. Again, thanks for all you do."

- Jim Hendry, A Matter of Taste

I could talk for an hour and not say enough about how wonderful The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce is! I showed up on the lawn of the chamber office four or five years ago, looking for a way to involve my business with the Annual Kumquat Festival®. John Moors came by and introduced himself, listened to my sotry and then invited me to join the Chamber. I did, it was a very good decision on my part, as the chamber has been a wonderful 'partner' for my business. I really cannot say enough about the chamber and their very strong commitment to community and their members - I have been involved with chambers of commerce for forty years and have never seen a Chamber so proactive - so involved in their community! Thanks John, for the wondergul invitation.

- Guy Brown, ATM-Xpress

"The Chamber does a fabulous job and we're lucky to have you as a resource in Dade City."

- Rick O'Brien, Morninside RV Estates

"Thank you so much John, Mel and Jo for the many years you have worked with the Dade City Garden Club to market and sell our Historic Dade City Ornaments. In 1994 when we produced our first ornament, the Pasco County Courthouse, the Chamber was there to help us. You have continued over the years to sell our ornaments and you have many loyal customers that would only buy their ornament at the Chamber. It is the Garden Clubs main yearly fundraiser and your efforts are critical to our success. We are a non-profit organization and all the money is used to maintain our historic building and grounds. It is not an easy job for you and we appreciate your dedication and continued support all these years." 

- Members of the Dade City Garden Club

"We would like to thank The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce for assisting Entangle Media's move into Dade City. John Moors and the Chamber team did a great job of showcasing the city, and taking the lead role in our decision to choose Dade City. The coordination between the Chamber, Dade City Officials, Pasco Economic Development Counsel, and SMARTstart Business Incubator region is very impressive, and the key to making our thought of relocation into a reality, in a very quick time frame. Entangle Medial has a very experienced team with online marketing, web design, web development, app development and social media. We could have chosen anywhere in the region, but have been very happy about the move to Dade City. It has been a great place to live, work, recruit employees, entertain, and for outdoor recreation. The combination of small town living, with big city conveniences, rural rolling hills, great bike trails and coordinated economic team should be an attractive combination for any company." 

- Mark Pinson, Entangle Media

Michael and I came home one night to find our house hot. After checking fuses, flipping switches, and checking the AC unit outdoors, we found we had a non-working unit.... in the heat of the summer. The next morning, I went online and looked up our (Chamber) Member Directory for AC repairs. We called Absolute Air Systems, Inc. Not only did they do a great job - courteous and professional..but we received a 10% discount as a Chamber member! It pays to use the Directory.

- Beverly and Michael Ledbetter 

We are so excited to welcome our new members The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce! At The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce their mission is to promote economic growth & quality of life in the Greater Dade City area. The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce has been operating as a successful trade association organization for over 50 years and now represents over 430 business, associations, non-profits and individuals throughout Pasco County. The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce, we are so thankful for your support! For more information about this great organization please feel free to visit 

- The Thomas Promise

When I was the director of several drug and alcohol rehab centers I wish I know the powerful networking opportunities available within a Chamber of Commerce. Like in all businesses, marketing was costly and took up a large part of my time in order to keep our services visible in our community and in front of our referral sources such as health professionals, clinics, hospitals and employers, etc. I wish I knew then what I know now, that all those sources can be found in one place and that place is The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce.

- Frank Notarianni, Dade City, Florida

"The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce has been intrumental in the success of our business. John, Jo, Mel and all the volunteers at the Chamber are always willing to help and guide my business. If they do not have an answer to your question, they will tirelessly to get an answer and a contact for you. Thank you to entire team, you are great!"

- Deatrice Blossom, D & R Specialty Hot Dogs

"San Antonio Antiques applauds the Dade City Chamber of Commerce for its year-round promotion of local businesses and community events that have positive impact on small business owners like myself. I appreciate all the networking and marketing opportunities available to Chamber Members." 

- John Herrmann, Proprietor, San Antonio Antiques

There are two words that I cannot say enough of and those two words are "Thank You". I hope the three of you truly know how much you have helped me in "2016" AND "2017" has already started off with a bang! If it were not for your support and friendship I would not have been able to help make all the "Littles" dreams come true by helping find them a "Big Brother" or "Bid Sister" in Pasco County - You never know who has made the decision to make a difference in someone's life and by your mere act of kindness that you have shared with me time and time again by sharing our mission and event dates you definitely had a direct impact on the success of my efforts. Just think - What if every child recahed their potential? Ehat if every child stayed in school? What if every child gave back to the community? What if every child was sent on the right path? Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Just a little bit of time can make a BIG difference.........Once again, "Thank you" Jo, Mel & John for all you do to help make Pasco County such a special place to live and share our lives. 

- Deb Kristol-Irwin, Director of Partnership Development Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay

"I have been very pleased with the effective communication and outreach efforts of The Greater Dade City Chamber. As the president of Galen College of Nursing for the Tampa Bay region, I find the meetings and events very helpful as I navigate the business climate in our numerous surrounding counties that my college serves. Thanks for all you do!"

- Rob Wolf, President Galen College of Nursing, Tampa Bay Region Saint Petersburg FL

"Thank you for hosting The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce Breakfast! I saw some people that needed to contact me later that day and some new folks that I will be collaborating with later this Fall. Thank you for providing this forum to allow such great networking opportunities!"

- Ahmy S. Arca, Student Life & Leadership, Pasco-Hernando State College East Campus

"If you are serious about business, get serious about joing The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce. The place where serious business owners discuss serious business with other serious business owners. Time to get serious!"

- Steve D. Hickman, President & CEO First National Bank of Pasco

"It has been 2 years for us as a member of The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is always helpful and feady to assist and support the members and their businesses. Thanks to everyone."

- Ismail Abu Qaoud, Truly Mediterranean Grill

"John, thank you for working with uis on the 2016 Annual Kumquat Festival®! Trusted Senior Care's "Westbrook Manor" believes being part of the Annual Kumquat Festival® is critical to successfully doing business in East Pasco. You and your team are doing superior work!"

- Hunter Anstine, Chief Development Officer Trusted Senior Care, Inc.