Welcome to Member Exclusive News and Chamber of Commerce Events.

UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS


Monday, August 10
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Golf Committee Meeting
(Anyone is welcome)
Zoom Meeting

Wednesday, August 19
Coffee with a Doctor Series
AdventHealth Lake Wales
Zoom Details to follow

Friday, September 18
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Annual Golf Scramble
Lake Wales County Club

Friday, October 2
1st Friday Coffee
9:00 – 10:00 am
Lake Wales Care Center
@ Kathryn’s Book Store

Thursday, November 5
Taste of Buffalo
5:30-7:30 pm
Family Elder Law

Wednesday, December 2
7:30 am
Business at Breakfast
Citizens Bank & Trust

OTHER MEMBER INFORMATION & LINKS

MEMBER NEWS

Thousands of Ballots to be Mailed to Polk County Voters

Polling Location Changes for August 18th Election

Get Your Vote by Mail Ballot for the August 18th Primary Election

Studio 6 Academy of Dance – Tumbling Opportunities 
Enrolling for our 2020-21 Dance Season.  Classes start on September 14, 2020

City of Lake Wales and Polk County Distributing Free Face Masks

PCPS Delays the Start of the School Year, Announces Three Learning Format Options for Families

Lake Wales History Museum – 2020 Pioneer Days Festival Cancelled

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

No Child Should Have To Grow Up In Poverty by Kevin Kieft, President/CEO Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce

The Mahalak Auto Group promotes Clint Turnbull to General Manager of Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM of Winter Haven.

AdventHealth Opens Clinic to Help Heart Failure Patients Receive Connected Care in Polk County

Webber International University Adds Esports

Summer Reading Programs at the Lake Wales Public Library – Imagine Your Story

Polk State Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School Application for 2020-21 School Year Open through June 30

U.S. Census Bureau Hiring Census Takers in Polk County $17.50 per Hour – Apply Online https://2020census.gov/jobs

Polk State College District Board of Trustees Considering Changes in Fees for 2020-21

COVID Assistance Through Lake Wales Care Center

Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., Partners with Local Restaurants to Provide Meals to Seniors

Eye Specialists of Mid-Florida’s American Flags Fly High!

Tourism Related Job Openings

Polk State College Announces Phased Return to Campus

Open Enrollment Starts for Fall 2020 at Polk State College

VISIT FLORIDA 2020 Hurricane Preparedness Resources

Polk State College District Board of Trustees Considering Changes in Fees for 2020-21

Life at AdventHealth Central Florida Hospital – Live Every Tuesday & Thursday @ 8:30 am

Even During These Slow Times, Local Business Continues To Speed Along
by Kevin J. Kieft, President/CEO Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council

Summer 2020 Priority and Dual Enrollment Registration Begins at Polk State College

CareerSource Polk Offers Assistance:
Quick Guide to Polk County Community Resources
– Access Florida – food stamps, cash assistance, etc. www.myflorida.com/accessflorida
Filing for Reemployment Assistance

MONTHLY MEMBER EVENTS & MEETINGS

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT SOME EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED OR CANCELLED, SO PLEASE CALL BEFORE ATTENDING.
We have been alerted on some cancellations but not all.  Thank you!

AAUW Wine and Conversation with Hostess Jessica Bray: 1st Friday, 4:30 p.m. monthly at Tres Jolie

AAUW Board of Directors Meetings, 2nd Friday of the Month, Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 12:00 noon

All Veterans Center, Fish Fry – $10 Donation, 3rd Friday Monthly Starting February 21,
Pick Up 4:30-6:00pm, Fort Meade First Church of God, 215 South Perry
Email allvetcenter@gmail.com to order.

Bible Study Fellowship:  Every Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m., Bluelake Motel Office, 3724 S. Scenic Hwy. For More Info Call: 863-638-2082

Carter’s BBQ Daily Special – Lake Wales Location Only

Coffee Club, Vanessa Colburn, Edward Jones Investments, 1st Friday (9am–10am, Bok Tower Gardens Magnolia Room, 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales) Click here for flyer 

Genealogy 101:  Lake Wales Public Library, 1st Friday

On Hiatus until October 1st –  GFWC Lake Wales Woman’s Club General Meeting, 1st Thursday of the Month @ GFWC Woman’s Club of Lake Wales, 275 E. Park Avenue

Lake Wales Breakfast Rotary:  Thursdays, 7 a.m.

Lake Wales Car Show:  4th Saturday, monthly

Lake Wales Downtown Farmer’s Market:  Every 2nd & 4th Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lake Wales Noon Rotary Club:  2nd & 4th Tuesday, Noon, Ouellette Law Firm, 151 E. Central Ave.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee:  Meets the 2nd Monday of the Month @ 6:00 p.m. at the B Street Community Center, 230 B Street, Lake Wales

NAACP Lake Wales Branch 5109 meets the Monday after the first Sunday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Education Room of the Lake Wales Fire Department, 253 W. Central Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853. All are welcome to attend.

Rotary on the Ridge:  Every Monday, Ouellette Law Firm, 5 p.m. (151 E. Central Ave.)

PICKLEBALL, Indoor Pickleball Courts, South Lake Wales Church of God Activities Center, 210 Presidents Drive, LW, Monday & Wednesday, 9:30am – 12:00 pm. For More Info Contact:  Carol Yarbrough @ 813-478-3801

The Crooked Bass Grill & Tavern, NEW Lunch Buffet, $10 per person, Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

Vitas Healthcare Grief Support Groups:  1st Wednesday, 2-4 p.m., Lake Wales Public Library

Babson Park Woman’s Club, Every Wednesday Night, Yoga Class, $10 fee, 5:00 pm, Club House, 1300 N. Scenic Hwy. Babson Park

Babson Park Woman’s Club General Meeting, 1st Thursday of the Month, 6:00 pm, 1300 N. Scenic Hwy., Babson Park