Category Archives: Crazy Things To Do

Help Arabella’s Franco Basalone Win BIG!

Like $20,000 in cash and prizes! Chef Franco Basalone of Winter Haven’s Arabellas Ristorante knows his Rolletino Di Pollo Italiano, an Italian-style dish featuring thin slices of chicken combined with delicious cheeses and seasonings, is one of the best dishes … Continue reading

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Gorilla Trekking … Chamber Member Mike Flood’s Experience …

MNR Electric’s Mike Flood (who also chairs the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee) is making the Africa visit of a life time. He shared his candid assessment (contains adult language) of his visit tracking gorillas in Rawanda. This account is lengthy … Continue reading

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Haunted Ball to Feature Dueling Pianos

The Chamber’s Winter Haven Young Professionals Group invites you and the young professionals that work with you to a fun-filled Haunted Masquerade Ball at the beautiful Ritz Theatre on October 19th. The event will feature the fabulous “Howl at the … Continue reading

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Tropical Schmoozin’ Breezes In on August 23!

Thursday, August 23  -  5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Chamber Auditorium and Balcony It’s summer outside and it certainly feels HOT! That makes it time for a “Tropical Schmoozin’” in a casual, laid back Central Florida setting — our auditorium and deck! … Continue reading

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LEGOLAND Florida Sets Guiness World Record

LEGOLAND Florida set out to allow the first 401 people in line today into their soon-to-open water park free to set a Guinness Book world record. At 10:13 a.m. park General Manager Adrian Jones announced 1355 people were on hand. … Continue reading

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Everything’s “Up in the Air!”

At least it will be this Thursday, May 24 at LEGOLAND Florida! Help LEGOLAND Florida Break a Guiness Book World Record!  LEGOLAND Florida is will attempt to break a  Guinness Book World Record for most beach balls in the air … Continue reading

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Join the Centennial Parade April 9th!

Winter Haven is celebrating its Centennial year 1911-2011 and city officials are planning a grand parade for April 9. Make time for your business to take part in the festivities. (The Chamber plans to enter the parade.) Pictured below is … Continue reading

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Let’s Light Up the Lakes!!!

The Chamber is excited to announce that we are moving ahead with plans for the return of the “Chain of Lakes Christmas Boat Parade” on Saturday evening, December 4 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Lake May. The parade will proceed … Continue reading

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Miller and Parker Dance Their Way To The Top

Friday evening the Polk Education Foundation “tripped the light fantastic” as it unveiled a fabulous new scholarship fundraising event entitled Stepping Out for Education. The event featured five well known Polk County business leaders that voluntarily took ten hours of … Continue reading

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Now Here’s Some Scary Thoughts …

A number of Downtown events will make the most of Halloween both Friday and Saturday nights this weekend. There’s fun and fright for most anyone and everyone. Mark your calendar and bring your friends and family. All the details below: … Continue reading

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