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Arts Incubator to Open in Downtown on July 30

Community Invited to Arts Ensemble’s Outer Space Gallery Opening Winter Haven, Fla. — The Outer Space Gallery, an arts incubator project led by the Arts Ensemble Education Foundation, will officially open its doors on Thursday, July 30th, at 5:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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John Corbett named President/CEO of CenterState Banks, Inc.

On July 17, long-time President and CEO of CenterState Bank, Ernie Pinner, passed the baton to a very familiar face to us in Winter Haven, Mr. John Corbett. Mr. Pinner sent the following note to the CenterState Bank team: It … Continue reading

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Cross, Fernandez & Riley, LLP joins BDO USA, LLP

The team from Cross, Fenandez and Riley, LLP (C/F/R) just got a lot bigger. National firm, BDO USA, LLP, announced today that they will merge with C/F/R to expand into Central Florida. BDO USA, LLP, (or just BDO as they are … Continue reading

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Winter Haven Vet up for America’s Favorite Veterinarian

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation has selected Dr. Mitsie Vargas as a top 20 finalist to receive the honor of becoming the AVMF’s 2015 America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Dr. Vargas was nominated by multiple clients and staff members for her compassion … Continue reading

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Chastain-Skillman Celebrates 65 Years in Business and Names New President

Chamber Member Chastain-Skillman has a lot to celebrate this year. Celebrating 65 years in business is an incredible feat. Though the firm was small in the beginning, Roy Chastain and Joe Skillman nevertheless worked to provide a reliable local engineer resource … Continue reading

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Board Meeting generates a… new kitchen?

Many of us sit on boards – from not-for-profits to banks to churches to corporations. Many times those board meetings are about reviewing financials, recapping the past few months and setting strategy and goals for the next month or quarter. … Continue reading

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Digitech Graphics Group celebrates 25 years!

Congratulations to chamber member, Digitech Graphics Group, for celebrating 25 years in business. Digitech Graphics Group is a full service graphics company providing total business graphics solutions including graphic design, large format production, lamination, custom interior signs and wall graphics, wall murals, … Continue reading

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The Ledger Transitions to New Owners

As published on theledger.com  Halifax Media Group, Owner of The Ledger, Acquired by New Media Investment Group LEDGER STAFF REPORT Published: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 4:59 p.m.    Last Modified: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 4:59 p.m. Halifax Media Group, … Continue reading

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United Way of Central Florida President Terry Worthington Takes Position with United Way of Florida

The United Way of Central Florida announced today the departure of President Terry Worthington. Worthington has accepted the position of Executive Vice President, United Way of Florida. In this role, Worthington will share 28 years of United Way experience with … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Shop Local

Well, frankly, it’s always the season to Shop Local, but it’s coming upon the most wonderful time of the year! The time when we open our hearts, homes and wallets to celebrate the holiday season. This year, we want to … Continue reading

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