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Human Resource Association of Martin County (HR Martin) is a non-profit SHRM Affiliate Chapter.  The mission of HR Martin County is to provide ongoing professional development, resources, networking and support for its members and the community.  We have a lot to offer you so be sure to learn all about us.  

The HR Martin Board cordially invites you to its
Annual Holiday Luncheon

Friday, December 8, 2017
11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monarch Country Club, Palm City, FL

$25 per person

Fresh Spring Mix with Walnuts & Apples, Crumbled Bleu Cheese

Choice of Entree:
Chicken Francese served with rice pilaf and green beans almondine
Apple Glazed Pork, served with garlic mashed potatoes and green beans almondine
Pasta Primavera

Chocolate Mousse

A portion of the lunch cost is a donation to the SHRM Foundation, and
each guest will receive one entry into a $100 Lottery Tree Drawing.
Additional Lottery Tree Tickets are available for $5 each.

In addition, donations for the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast and the Treasure Coast Food Bank are accepted.  Wish Lists for both organizations can be found below.  For each item you bring in, you will receive an entry for a Wine and Chocolate Gift Basket, featuring local wines from Ft. Pierce and Kilwin’s Chocolates!

We will have our annual White Elephant Gift Exchange.  Please bring a wrapped gift valued at $10.00 - $15.00.

Please RSVP no later than Friday, December 1, 2017.
Please indicate your luncheon choice as well.

Happy Holidays


HR Martin would like to Welcome our newest members...

  • June Gilbride, HRVA
  • Melissa Martell, Triumph Aerostructures, Stuart
  • Kay Moran, Magic Carpet Ride, Vero Beach
  • JoEllen Scott, Kanakry Enterprises
  • Debra Porche, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of HR, Triumph Aerostructures, Stuart


HR Martin is run by volunteers and is always looking for members to volunteer to help with events or to sit on the executive committee or as a committee chairperson.  


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Professional Developement.

Networking with your HR peers.

 Membership is free to SHRM     


Join us now!


30+ CLUB

Become a member of the Team Empower 30+ Club!

  • Ø Donate $30.00 or more to the  SHRM Foundation. Tax deductible. Designate HR Martin as your chapter.
  • Ø  Support SHRM Foundation's inclusion initiative.


  • Ø 30+Club Ribbon for your badge
  • Ø Special Seating/Recognition during meetings/conferences
  • Ø Drawings for door prizes

For more information, please contact Pat Szczesny, Foundation Chair at  772-223-6103.  

HR in Transition


Competitive Edge Series for HR in Transition

Mike Powers continues to help those HR professionals in transition with his Competitive Edge Series.  He has started a Facebook page for those in transition:

ONLY if you can:  please help us spread work with a single click by selecting to ‘like’ our facebook page! 

(..a great way to help a fellow HR pro who might be open to upward mobility & or actively networking for HR interview opportunities)



Help support your fellow HR professionals who are in transition! 

Professional Development Scholarship

Each year, HR Martin awards 2 lucky recipients a professional development scholarship worth $500.  The member can use the scholarship for a variety of professional development endeavors, including attendance at a seminar/workshop related to the HR field, a prep course for certification, or college courses in an HR discipline.  HR Martin awards a member in the spring and again in the fall.  

We are pleased to announce that Maria Lopez-Ruiz is the recipient of the Spring 2017 scholarship!  President-elect, Lisa Ashmore, presented the scholarship to Maria at May’s membership meeting. 

!!! Congratulations Maria !!!


 The chapter will award another scholarship in October, 2017.  To review the criteria, please visit: http://www.hrmartin.org/PDScholarship.  If you meet the criteria, complete an application and submit to President-elect Lisa Ashmore.   


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