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Well, the walls are bare and the boxes are almost all packed. The twenty-two months since I tendered my letter of retirement have evaporated and my tenure here at the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce ends today. As I … Continue reading
Surprises for 2013! Parade Rules and Regulations Here! The Chamber would like to express our sincere thanks to the City of Winter Haven, Winter Haven Police Department, Polk County Sheriff’s Department, and Lake Region Lakes Management District for their contributions … Continue reading
You’re Invited … November 6, 7:30 a.m. The 10th Annual East Polk Economic Summit is an excellent chance to learn the latest national and local economic indicators. The Summit takes place in the Student Center on the Winter Haven campus of … Continue reading
The Chamber extends congratulations to Deric Feacher who will become Winter Haven City Manager on February 1, 2013 upon the retirement of Dale Smith. Feacher has been with the city for the past decade in a variety of positions — … Continue reading
Local amateur photographer captures this morning’s SpaceX launch — an new era in space exploration. Photo by Joffre Isturiz The photograph has been posted on the SpaceX web site.
Main Street Winter Haven has announced that Anita Strang has assumed responsibilities as Executive Director for the 17 year-old organization. Anita has been a Main Street member for the past eight years and has owned and operated two downtown businesses … Continue reading
Leadership Winter Haven Class 32 held graduation dinner last evening in the Chamber auditorium. Chamber Foundation President, Katie Worthington and Class Chairman Clay McKown conducted the festivities that featured plaque presentations by a variety of past graduates from Class 1 … Continue reading
A very special Citrus Classic 5K run awaits you. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of LEGOLAND Florida including trip beneath the magnificent Banyan Tree. See the map below for registration times and the route. Get your own map here: Citrus … Continue reading
The Winter Haven Economic Development Council announced today the hiring of David Petr as Executive Director for the newly-formed organization. Petr most recently served as Director of Marketing for the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance and Visit Lubbock, Lubbock’s Convention and … Continue reading