Haines City-NE Polk County Regional Chamber of Commerce
35610 Hwy. 27 / P.O. Box 986
Haines City, FL 33844 / 33845
Ph: 863-422-3751
Fax: 863-422-4704
Hours of Operation:
Mon. - Thur. - 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fridays - 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closed Weekends and Holidays

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Click on the following link: http://hainescity.com/government/
departments/human-resources/jobs/ to check out the latest employment opportunities for the City of Haines City.
Florida SBDC at University of South Florida

The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at University of South Florida, assists existing and emerging businesses in Polk County, through no-cost confidential business consulting, information, and low-cost training. Whether starting, buying, growing or selling a business, the Florida SBDC at USF has what entrepreneurs need to grow and succeed. Consultants can assist entrepreneurs in a variety of business topics, including: marketing, business certification, capital access, market diversification, developing strategic business plans, export services, and web optimization.

To schedule an appointment with a certified business consultant today, visit www.SBDCTampaBay.com/polk
or call 863.688.8551, ext. 237.

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Upcoming Chamber events!

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Update Luncheon with Special Presentation by
Sheriff Grady Judd
Thursday, October 16th

Join us for an update from Ann Barnhart, CEO of the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. This luncheon will also feature a special presentation by Sheriff Grady Judd on Amendment 2 and the Chamber's 2014 Adult Leadership Graduates will be honored at the luncheon.

  • Date: Thursday, October 18th
  • Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Lake Eva Banquet Hall, 799 Johns Avenue, Haines City
  • Cost: $15 per person
  • RSVP:REQUIRED to the Chamber by Friday, October 10th

Click HERE to register and pay on-line or Call the Chamber at 863-422-3751 or e-mail info@hainescitychamber.com to RSVP.

THANK YOU to our Sponsor: Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center

Catered by Prestiage Catering

October Business After Hours!
Tuesday, October 21st
Eye Specialists of Mid-Florida

Join us for our October Business After Hours!
Tuesday, October 21st
5 - 7 p.m.

Eye Specialists of Mid-Florida
100 Patterson Road
Haines City

Enjoy great food, networking with friends and much more!

RSVP to the Chamber by Friday, October 17th.
E-mail info@hainescitychamber.com or call 863-422-3751.

2014 Business & Industry Awards Winners!

2014 Spirit of the Community Winner
Pictured left to right: Chamber Chair-Elect Ellen McCarter, Adrian Jones, General Manager LEGOLAND Florida, Betsy Cleveland, Chamber Executive Director
2014 Large Business of the Year Winner
Pictured left to right: Betsy Cleveland, Ellen McCarter, Marta Negron, Regional Manager MIDFLORIDA, Nurka Soto-Valentine, MIDFLORIDA Haines City Branch Manager
2014 Small Business of the Year Winner
Lindvall Florist
Pictured left to right: Justin Moore, Lindvall Florist, Jennifer Moore, Lindvall Florist, Betsy Cleveland
2013-2014 Youth Leadership Class
Thank you to the following companies for Sponsoring a Student in the Chamber's 2013-2014 Youth Leadership Program:

A Special Thank You to:

Please contact the Chamber at 863-422-3751 for more information or to sponsor a student.

Thanks to our generous Chamber Makeover Sponsors, we were able to update our Chamber lobby. We are still in need of funds to update our storage area, enclose a work space, and make several improvements to the Chamber guest bathroom. The estimated cost of materials for this project is $2,000. Since this expense is not in the Chamber's budget, we are looking for additional Sponsors to cover the cost of the materials.

A BIG THANK YOU to the following Sponsors of the Chamber Makeover Project:

Linda & Ed Pilkington - Edward Pilkington, AIA

Nell Johnson - Chamber Silver Angel Partner

Champ Tunno - Tunno Groves

Additional sponsors at $200 each are needed to cover the project costs. In return for your generosity as a sponsor, we will link your company logo on the front page of our Chamber's website and you will be given recognition as a Chamber Makeover Sponsor.

If you would like to Sponsor or have any questions regarding the proposed project, please contact the Chamber at 863-422-3751 .

Reserve Your Tickets Now!
Little Black Dress Event - Friday, November 7th!


Little Black Dress Event Presented by MIDFLORIDA Credit Union

Friday, November 7th: 6 -9 p.m., Lake Eva Banquet Hall. Join us for a Ladies Night Out filled with glitz, glamour and fun! Music, Dancing, fashion show, products for women and much more! Tickets $30 per person. Tables of 8 and additional Sponsorships available. Official invitations will be mailed soon!

Click HERE to Register and pay on-line for individual tickets, tables of 8, and sponsorship packages.

Contact the Chamber at 863-422-3751 for more information.

A BIG THANK YOU to our Presenting Sponsor:
Thank you to our Diamond Sponsors:

Thank you to our Pearl Sponsors:

Additional Diamond, Pearl and
Presenting Sponsorships Available.

Sponsor now to
be listed on invitations!

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Member News Network

Congratulations to the Chamber's Adult Leadership Graduate April Robinson - Recently promoted to Dean of Academic Affairs at Polk State College!

Polk State’s April M. Robinson is heading into her first fall semester as Polk State Winter Haven’s dean of academic affairs — and she can’t wait to get started.
Robinson began her new position on July 23.

Previously, she had worked as Polk State Winter Haven’s associate dean of academic affairs, a role she’d held since early 2012.

As dean of academic affairs, she replaces Martha Santiago, who was named provost of the Winter Haven campus in May.

Click HERE to read the rest of this story on Polk State College's website.