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Check out our new blog site

We have merged the blog with the website to have it publish on one platform. This site will stay live for the time being for archiving, but if you would like to check out the latest news, visit winterhavenchamber.com/blog.

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Take me out to the ball game!

  City of Winter Haven Night 2015 The Lakeland Flying Tigers are excited to announce that they will once again be hosting the “City of Winter Haven Night” in conjunction with the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce on Monday, … Continue reading

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Acting Chief Charlie Bird promoted to Police Chief

(January 5, 2015) Winter Haven City Manager Deric C. Feacher announced today Acting Police Chief Charlie Bird will be promoted to Police Chief for the City of Winter Haven.  Captain Bird has served the Winter Haven Police Department since 1990 … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations – Banker’s Cup/Citizen of the Year

The Chairman of the Board of the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce, Greg Littleton, opens the nominations for the 2015 Banker’s Cup/Citizen of the Year Awards! The awards will be given on May 19, 2015 at Polk State College … Continue reading

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United Way of Central Florida Recognized for Highest Levels of Excellence

Congratulations to chamber member, The United Way of Central Florida, for being rated at the highest levels of excellence for non-profits in the country. Read more in this article, reposted by from The Ledger. Repost from The Ledger, published Wednesday, … Continue reading

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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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