Horizons Elementary School is in need of sponsorships or donations to help with their programs for students, teachers, and staff.
Click HERE for the sponsorship letter.
If you are able to help, please contact Kelly Haranda, 863-419-3430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Bill Foundation Receives $10,000 Donation in support of Murphy Auto Group’s Military Appreciation Month: (Haines City, FL) On Friday, Sept 29, 2023, and in support of Murphy Auto Group’s, company-wide Military Appreciation Month, Miracle Toyota General Manager Fahad Qureshi presented Scott Bill and Jennifer Bill, from the Brian Bill Foundation with a check for $10,000. Click HERE for the press release.
United Way of Central Florida is looking for ReadingPals volunteers to go into local
classrooms (Alta Vista Elementary and Elbert Elementary ) one hour, one day (or more) each week, throughout the school year to read with kindergarten students and provide critical literacy and social emotional support.
The application to volunteer and more info can be found at: uwcf.org/readingpals
Mahalak Auto Group Goes Solar, Partners with ESA to Invest in New Clean Energy Technology!
Winter Haven, FL – The Low Payment Kings powered by Mahalak Auto Group has announced a major commitment to sustainability by going solar at their Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM of Winter Haven, Posner Park Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT, and Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealerships. The company has partnered with ESA to invest in new rooftop and ground mount solar panel arrays that will be installed at these three dealerships.
See the press release for more info: Press Release Page 1; Page 2
Fueling The Champion within Ebook /Cookbook - Excellent Chef Services
The cookbook provides 20 delicious, healthy, downloadable recipes ideas and tips that have been designed with those in mind that lead an active lifestyle, an athlete, or those training in sports. Or you just want to eat a healthy balanced meal.
Email: email@example.com or Call: 689-258-3833
Details w/ costs:
Ebook/Cookbook: $12.00 with free printable downloads. Check out the sample pages at: https://koji.to/k/99XW
Save the Date and sign up for Haines City CRA's Latin Business Expo, Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 10:00am to 6:00pm.
Vendor application available now. Click HERE to download.
Winter Haven Hospital Expands Center for Behavioral Health - This year, the center added space, to be known as the Annex, to house some of its outpatient services. The Annex, located at 1501 First St. S., is on the southwest corner of the intersection of Ave. O and First St., across the street from the CBH and across from Winter Haven Women’s Hospital.
Click HERE for the press release and more info.
United Way of Central Florida announces a $9.2 million for year two of their partnership with Polk County to expand wellness programs in Polk.
UWCF is seeking 501(c)(3) nonprofits to apply for a portion of the $9.2 million from Polk County to provide services in: Behavioral Health and Prevention/Early Intervention.
Click HERE for more info.
Murphy Family Enterprises & Miracle Toyota Makes $12,000 Charitable Donation - Miracle Toyota Promotion with XFL Orlando Guardians Scores $12,000.00 for Support the Troops
Friday, May 31, 2023, General Karl Horst, Chief of Staff for Murphy Family Enterprises, Murphy Auto Group and Miracle Toyota along with XFL Guardians Defensive Coordinator, Tony Carter, presented Support the Troops a check for $12,000.00 as part of their partnership and commitment to the XFL Guardians “Field Goals for Freedom” season-long promotion. Click HERE for the press release.
Restoration Control has been in Orlando for 8 years, but they are new to the Polk County area. Restoration Control helps communities to effectively place claims before insurance, in case they have roof damage caused by a hurricane, wind, rain and water damage in bathroom, kitchen, etc., but in reality it can be more damage. They also provide home water purification systems. Click HERE to learn more .
3D's Spotless Cleaning Services - Cleaning Services That Leave You Stress Free - We offer commercial and residential cleaning services in All Central Florida (Polk, Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola counties). Get 10% off - Call 321-362 - 4709 for more info. Click HERE for the flyer or visit: https://3dspotless.com/ for more info.
Feltrim Sports Turf Field Party Packages - Host your child's party at Feltrim Sports brand new Turf Field, 204 Macaulays Cove, Haines City (inside Balmoral Resort Florida) - 12 children included in packages - choose 2 games to play and which package works best for your event. Contact Steven Perez, 863-588-2664, firstname.lastname@example.org to book your party. Click HERE for the flyer and more info!
Evolve Entertainment is the new flag ship brand of DJ MINi C Productions & Central Florida PhotoBooths!
Check out this message from DJ MIni C, Joe Carter:
"Always Evolving. DJ MINi C Productions & Central Florida Photobooths are still active but after a lot of praying and thinking it is time to come up with one brand the represents both brands and the future of myself as well.
The new name is Evolve Entertainment.
Evolve Entertainment will have a wide array of services, from DJs, PhotoBooths, Special Effects, Glitter tattoos, A/V Rentals, Lighting , and more."
Learn more at: https://evolveentertainmentfl.com/
Book your home or business holiday lights installation with P&P Exterior Wash and help the WAY Center! 5% of their holiday lights installation proceeds will be donated to the WAY Center. Click HERE for the flyer & more info!
The CATS October newsletter is available now! Click HERE to read the newsletter with info on exciting upcoming events & more!
Check out the latest newsletter from The Early Learning Coalition of Polk County HERE.
UF/IFAS Extension Polk County decided to make one united Eventbrite page (https://polkcountyextension.eventbrite.com )
You can now go to one place and find all the classes that are offered to the public. Please go to the page and push the ‘follow’ button so you will know when new classes are added.
Polk County’s Indigent Health Care program has issued a Request For Applications (RFA) to healthcare-related, non-profit organizations who are interested in receiving Community Partner Grant funding to provide healthcare services to qualified Polk County residents.
Click HERE for more information and to apply.
Sunshine Foundation will be hosting its 14th Annual Sunshine Foundation Gala at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate on October 21, 2023.
This year’s “Diamonds & Rhinestones- Bling up your boots and cowboy hats” theme will be a fun night making Dreams Come True for the chronically ill, physically challenged, and abused children served by the Sunshine Foundation!
Tickets and Sponsorship Opportunities Available www.sunshinefoundation.org/2023gala
Meals on Wheels (MOW) of Polk County, Inc. has announced Beyonca West of Haines City as the newest member of its board of directors. - West, who is employed as Director of Marketing for the City of Davenport, brings a passion for community service and helping people to the MOW board. “I am happy and elated to serve and am ready to pitch in to help wherever I can make an impact,” West said, after being nominated and elected to serve at a recent board meeting. Click HERE for the press release
We are so proud of our Chamber Members Anthony Gordon from Jarrett Gordon Ford - Davenport and Justin Laferriere from Visit Central Florida. They both competed in and finished the Boston Marathon!
What an amazing accomplishment!
AdventHealth has been named one of the nation’s “Best Employers for New Grads” by Forbes. 20,000+ young professionals were surveyed on topics including workplace safety, competitive pay, opportunities for advancement, diversity and inclusion and company image. Forbes also recognized AdventHealth as a Best in State overall employer in Florida.
Visit JoinAdventHealth.com to apply for open positions
Central Florida HealthCare's Davenport clinic is now open and providing compassionate, quality, and affordable primary and preventative care. Insured or not, they've got you covered. The Davenport clinic is located at 130 Ridge Center Dr., Ste. 1, Davenport, FL 33837. Call them at: 866-234-8534 to schedule an appointment. Click HERE for the flyer and more info.
Balmoral Resort Florida Water Park Party - Party packages for up to 12 kids include pass to pool area, party table, setup and cleanup, free ice cream, all you can play games & more! Call 863-624-7886 or email email@example.com to book your party or for more info! Click HERE for the flyer.
Welcome New Chamber Member Strong Tower Electrical Contractor LLC - Reliable Electricians - Strong Tower Electrical Contractor LLC specializes in residential and commercial Electrical Services . Whether you need a small wiring fix or the installation of state-of-the-art smart home, they get the job done right. Flexible Services; Satisfaction Guaranteed. Click HERE for more info.
AdventHealth’s West Florida Division and United Surgical Partners International (USPI) today announced the recent acquisition of “Davenport Surgery Center” through their previously established joint venture and new partnership with Polk-county based physicians. As a result of the acquisition, the center is now owned and operated by AdventHealth Surgery Center Davenport, LLC (“Davenport”). Click HERE for the press release and more info.
Ohana 2302, LLC is a Mobile Notary Public who is available to travel to their client's location in order to provide their services. Other services they offer are fingerprints, ink, livescan (digital), or hard card for out-of-state applicants, apostille service, document translation from English to Spanish, lite answering service, JotForm integration, and Google My Business Profile Analysis. The advantage of using Ohana 2302, LLC for any of the services mentioned is that they can come to your preferred location, at the client's convenience, and accommodate your specific needs. All services are by appointment only. You can set one up at http://ohana2302.com. Fingerprinting services are done by a licensed FDLE provider professional and take less than 15-30 minutes. Thank you for letting Ohana 2302 contribute to help with your busy schedule. Maria Rivera, Mobile Notary Public & Fingerprint Services - 407-726-0016
Meet one of the Chamber's newest Members: LeClair Media: "At LeClair Media, we pride ourselves on efficiency and expertise creating media content for businesses that want to grow. With our tailored approach, we can produce months' worth of diverse media content in just a single production day, ensuring your brand remains consistently visible and engaging. Our services span impactful brand videos, compelling testimonials, recruitment, and contemporary training videos. Starting with a discovery call, we craft content that resonates with your unique business story. For Chamber of Commerce members looking to maximize their media presence in the community with minimum downtime, LeClair Media is your go-to solution." Contact Josh LeClair, CEO | Creative Director LeClair Media 612-868-5705 www.leclair.media
Polk County commissioners are looking for volunteers who would like to serve on the county’s Lake Access Advisory Committee. Click HERE for more info.
Davenport High School Football schedule available now!
Help support the team by attending games, donating, or sponsoring the meal program. For more info on sponsoring the team, contact Elizabeth Ramos, Asst. Head Coach, 407-508-7035; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Labor Solutions offers personnel & staffing services to both clients & employees including:
Temporary, Temporary-to-Perm, Direct Hire, 24/7 Recruiting & Screening Services, Weekly Pay (Direct Deposit or Paycards), Safety Training, Worker's Comp Coverage, Employee Leasing.
To discuss great business opportunities call 1-877-758-5035.
Click HERE for more info.
The 4th episode of the Chamber's Podcast, "Real Talk on the Ridge with Karina Michel" is here! Listen as Karina interviews the one & only Sheriff Grady Judd!
Check it out on Spotify.
A big THANK YOU to Karina Michel and to our podcast sponsor Citizens Bank & Trust
Winter Haven Hospitals Welcome New President - BayCare has selected Tom Garthwaite as the president of Winter Haven and Winter Haven Women’s Hospitals. Garthwaite, who has been interim president since Jan. 2, is a BayCare veteran who most recently served as president of St. Joseph’s Hospital-North in Lutz since 2020. Click HERE for the press release and more info.
Do you think your loved one would benefit from adult daycare? The Club at Haines City has a limited number of openings and would love to have you as a member of The Club in 2023!! Click HERE for more info. Click HERE for the rate sheet.
East Area Adult School is still providing GED and English classes in the county! West Area Adult School moved to Traviss Technical College in Lakeland, but is also providing classes at the previous adult school campus on S. Central Ave., and also in Ft. Meade. East Area Adult School moved to Ridge Technical College campus in Winter Haven, where they have morning, evening, and online classes. They also provide classes in Davenport, Haines City, Auburndale, Lake Wales, & Winter Haven at Polk State College! Click HERE to download the Press Release for more info.
Highway Integrative Health - Located at 161 Webb Drive, Ste. 200, Davenport - Urgent Care Center treats the following conditions in house: Allergies & rashes, Asthma, Back Pain, Broken Bones, Coughs, Cold, Flu, Covid symptoms & testing, Fever, Foley Catheter Exchange, Infections, Headaches, Migraines, Heat Exhaustion, Pneumonia, Sinus, Sore Throat, Stomach Aches, Sunburn, Vomiting & Diarrhea, and much more like IV hydration, antibiotics, med spa services. Click HERE for the flyer. Click HERE for more info.
In partnership with the George Jenkins End Hunger Initiative and United Way of Central Florida, Central Florida Health Care is providing FREE food distributions for families in Polk County. No qualifications are necessary, and each family will receive a week's worth of free food. Visit the Resources page on the CFHC website to access Central Florida Health Care Mobile Food Distribution Locations. CFHC is also looking for volunteers to help at the sites. Call 863-216-2816 for more information. *Available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.