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Two Chamber Members named to Florida Trend’s Best Places to Work

Congratulations to Cross, Fernandez & Riley, LLP and Lanier Upshaw for being named to the Florida Trend Best Places to Work.  This list is compiled through a survey by Florida Trend magazine and is dedicated to identifying and recognizing Florida’s best employers in … Continue reading

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Furry Friends Week Profile: Veterinary Healthcare Associates

On day #4 of Furry Friends Week we spotlight Veterinary Healthcare Associates located at 3025 Dundee Road, Winter Haven. Opened over thirty years ago as Maxwell Animal Clinic, VHA has grown from a one doctor general practice to a ten doctor general, … Continue reading

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Milestone day for CSX Intermodal Logistics Center

Today marks an exciting milestone in the development of the Central Florida ILC! Officials released the following information to mark the occasion. Evansville Western Railway, an affiliate of CSX, today announced the start of operations at the state-of-the-art intermodal terminal … Continue reading

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Splash into Spring with a LEGOLAND Water Park Preview!

Ready to dive into the warmer months?  LEGOLAND® Water Park is offering a preview day to all chamber members, their employees,  friends and families! Join in on the FUN on Thursday, April 10th from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Tickets are  $10 … Continue reading

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May I say, Thank You Winter Haven …

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

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Christmas Boat Parade – December 7

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

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Register Now: East Polk Economic Summit 2013

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

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Deric Feacher, Winter Haven City Manager

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

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Local Photographer Captures SpaceX Launch

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.

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Main Street Winter Haven Welcomes Anita Strang as Executive Director

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

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