Meeting/Event Information

August 2018 Chapter Meeting

August 28, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ceviche Tapas Orlando
125 W Church St
Orlando, FL 32801


Cocktail Hour

Create Your Own Ceviche

Family Style Dinner

Ensalada Manzana | Mixed greens, candied walnuts, apples, figs, tomatoes, lemon-honey vinaigrette

Ceviche de Pulpo | Octopus, lime juice, capers, cilantro, chilies, pickled red onion, evoo

Patatas Bravas | Fried potatoes, garlic and paprika aioli

Paella de Vegetales | Roasted peppers, onions, green beans, mushrooms, eggplant, chickpeas, fresh herbs

Picanha | Skirt steak, roasted mushrooms, chimichurri

Salmon a la Plancha | Paprika glazed salmon, pickled vegetables, capers

Includes Two Drink Tickets for Sangria (YUMMY), Beer or Wine


Provided by Cut the Cake

Meet Our Speaker

Thomas C. Chatmon Jr.

Since joining the City of Orlando in 2007 as Executive Director of the Downtown Development Board (DDB) and Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), Thomas Chatmon oversees economic development, retail and business recruitment, marketing and special events programming, and housing development within the downtown CRA area. He has played an integral role in achieving some of downtown Orlando’s premier developments, including Church Street Plaza, Citi Tower, Marriott Orlando Downtown, Amway Center, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Chase Plaza, 55 West, SunRail, and more. 

Currently, Thomas serves on the Homeless Seniors Network Board and the Canvs/FireSpring Fund/Starter Studio Board. He has served as past chair of the International Downtown Association and has served on various community boards including past chair of Nap Ford Community School,, WMFE Community Advisory Board, and the Central Florida Urban League Board.

A native of Albany, GA, Thomas has been named in Georgia Trend magazine’s annual list of 100 Most Influential Georgians and has received numerous other distinguished awards such as the Martin Luther King Celebration Leadership Award and the Leadership Albany Outstanding Alumni Award. Thomas has been honored as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 10 Businessmen to Watch and Orlando Magazine named him as one of Orlando’s 50 Most Powerful People. A proud graduate of Morehouse College, Thomas and his wife, Brenetta, have been living in downtown Orlando for ten years.


$35.00 Member Ticket
$45.00 after 5:00 pm August 22

$60.00 Guest Ticket
$70.00 after 5:00 pm August 22

$25.00 Student Member Ticket
$35.00 after 5:00 pm August 22

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