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Chamber Member's Employment Opportunities: Our Chamber Members have several Employment Opportunities available. Employment opportunities, additional information and detailed job descriptions are located on the Employment Opportunities page of our website. Click HERE for job listings on the employment opportunities page of the Chamber's website. Balmoral Resort has an opening for a Reservations Sales Agent. The Reservation Sales Agent’s primary goal and responsibility is to secure as many reservations as possible by utilizing selling techniques effectively. The ideal candidate would be upbeat, self-motivated, and detail oriented. Click HERE for a detailed job description. Balmoral Bar & Grill is hiring bartenders - contact Robb Kenyon at 1-866-584-5527 to apply or for more information. The City of Haines City is currently hiring for positions on the linked list: City Job Opportunities. If you know of anyone interested in a Job Opportunity, please share this list and encourage them to fill out an application on the City of Haines City website: www.hainescity.com! Nucor is looking for motivated teammates ready to take on new challenges while building their careers with North America’s most diversified steel and steel products company. Click HERE for the flyer & more information.
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An exciting announcement from Haines City, City Manager Deric C. Feacher - "Haines City ranks # 18 in the safest cities in Florida. I am pleased to see our community continue to move forward as a “safe” place to live, work, play, learn and raise a family. This ranking is essential as we continue to show visitors and future residents this is the place you want to call home in Central Florida. Congratulations to the women and men of the Haines City Police Department, but also the City employees who work in all areas of this government to make sure our parks, streets and neighborhoods are at a standard to keep the criminal element out of the Heart of Florida. https://www.safewise.com/blog/safest-cities-florida/ " Deric C. Feacher, City Manager
As of March 11, 2019, Lake Wales Medical Group has joined Heart of Florida Physician Group to increase access to quality healthcare providers throughout Polk County. By linking the two groups under one name, patients can be confident in knowing they have access to physicians in 11 different specialties, including primary care, breast care, orthopedics and plastic surgery, to name a few. Plus, patients can use one scheduling number for all offices: 844-634-DOCS (3627). Same-day or next-day appointments are available and patients may go to www.HeartOfFloridaPhysicianGroup.com to request an appointment. Their primary care offices also have online scheduling. Click HERE to read the press release.
Enrollment for the summer and fall 2019 semesters at Polk State College will start when students return from spring break. Priority registration will begin April 1 for students who have completed 30 credit hours or more. Students can check their credit-hour status and whether they qualify for priority registration on PASSPORT.
Open enrollment will begin for summer April 8, which is also when current students will be able to enroll in classes for fall. Open enrollment for fall will begin June 3. Classes start May 7 and August 19, respectively. Click HERE for the press release.
Poinciana Medical Center honors employee Monica Jarrett as Employee of the Month for February. As a Nuclear Medicine Tech, Monica is extremely dedicated to serving the hospital and community.
FREE Estate Planning Seminar –Presented by Chapters Health Foundation in support of Good Shepherd Hospice, these FREE seminars will be a panel discussion with subject matter experts in the fields of law, wealth management and accounting/taxes. Participants will enjoy refreshments, giveaways and have the opportunity to ask questions about estate planning, wills, trusts and tax laws. Seating is limited; to register for any presentation, call 863-583-3129. Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Location: Good Shepherd Hospice Lakeland Hospice House, 3450 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Time: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm; Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019, Location: Good Shepherd Hospice Somers Hospice House, 1110 Hammock Rd., Sebring, Time: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.
Poinciana Medical Center to host physician lecture - Wed., March 27th, 5:30 p.m., Poinciana Medical Center, 325 Cypress Parkway, Kissimmee, Dr. Peraglie will conduct a lecture about weight loss options. He will discuss the latest technology and treatment available, including the mini-gastric bypass, a procedure performed by Dr. Peraglie and only a few other physicians. After the lecture, Dr. Peraglie will hold an open Q&A. A complimentary dinner will be served at the event at 5:30 p.m. Lecture starts at 6 p.m. Please RSVP at 1-888-253-8117. For more information about the Physician Lecture Series, call 407-530-2013 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Events are open to the public.
Experience the improvements at Cypresswood Golf & Country Club - 1099 Clubhouse Rd., Winter Haven. 20% weekend special; Foursome for $120; Buy 1 green fee, get 2nd green fee free! through April 10th. Coupon Required. Click HERE to download the coupon. Call Today for a tee time - 863-324-6174.
Cypresswood Golf & Country Club Demo Day - Experience the Speed of Lite, Demo the CobraF-Max Superlite at Cypresswood Driving Range, 1099 Clubhouse Rd., Winter Haven, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, March 21st. Call Cypresswood at 863-324-6174 for more information.
Haines City Community Theatre proudly presents "Later Life" - by A.R. Gurney - Performances on March 23, 30 & April 6 at 7:30 p.m.; March 24, 31 & April 7 at 2:30 p.m. - Tickets $18.00 per person. Haines City Community Theatre, 303 Ledwith Ave., Haines City, FL 33844. Call 863-421-1893 for Reservations. Visit their facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/HainesCityCommunityTheatre/
2019 Atlanta Braves Spring Training Games - Disney Sports Attractions is offering Chamber Members a discount of $5 off of any ticket for any Atlanta Braves Spring Training game. This is the Atlanta Braves's last training season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, so this is the last chance to watch a Brave's game at Disney. Click HERE to purchase the discounted tickets and enter the promo code: 19Chamber. Games begin on February 25th and run through March 23rd. Click HERE for the Atlanta Braves Spring Training games schedule.
2019 Official Blueberry Festival - March 28th - 31st, Formosa Gardens Event Center, Kissimmee. Proceeds from the event benefit the Sunshine Foundation. Visit https://floridablueberryfestival.org/ or call 407-507-0015 for more information.
Central Florida Health Expo - Friday, March 29th - 9 am – 2 pm - International Market World Flea and Farmers Market, 1052 US-92, Auburndale, FL 33823 - Now Accepting Vendors - ENCORE EXPO – LAST ONE OF THE SEASON! The built-in audience at the flea market is the ideal setting for a health fair. Exhibitor space is limited. More than 1,000 people visit the International Market World on typical Friday in the Fall and Winter months. Past events attracted between 300 to 400 attendees who stopped by the Health Fair Expo exhibit area held in Building K (Big Yellow Building). Admission to Central Florida Health Expo will be free for the public. Parking is also free. Event website: https://centralfloridamediagroup.com/central-florida-health-expo-auburndale-march-2019/ For more information contact Juanita Halter, Central Florida Media Group, 863-248-7537 x 8, email@example.com
A Free Car show and Family Day Community event that will be fun for car enthusiasts and children alike - On March 30, 2019, New Horizon Church will have a collection of classic, vintage, custom, and new cars, as well as Jeeps and motorcycles on display. There will be food, games, bounce houses, horse rides, music and other activities for the entire family. This event is scheduled to take place in the New Horizon Church parking lot (next to Ridge Community High School)which is located at 400 Orchid Drive, Haines City, Florida 33844. Parking will be at Ridge Community High School and it is a short walk across the yard to their property. Please call the church if you would like to register for free as a car exhibitor or $25 to register as a food/product vendor at 863-422-1290. Ask for Doris!
Poinciana Medical Center Spring Health Fair - Saturday, March 30th, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., 325 Cypress Parkway, Kissimmee, FL. This interactive health fair is free and open to the community and will take place in Poinciana Medical Center’s main lobby. The event will feature community physician practices, information about health resources in the community, free health screenings, healthy meal demonstrations and an on-site Zumba class. For more information, contact Kate Quinones, 407-657-4818, KateQuinones@costacg.com. The Zumba class starts at 10 a.m., and due to limited space, it’s recommended to register by calling 1-888-253-8117. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WAY Center's 8th Annual Tea & Fashion Show - Saturday, April 6th, 2 - 4 p.m., 1st Presbyterian Church, 101 Scenic Hwy., Haines City. $25 per person. Tables of 7 available. All proceeds benefit the Women and Youth Center. Contact 863-422-2309 for tickets of further information. Click HERE for the flyer.
Registered voters in the municipalities of Bartow, Davenport, Fort Meade, Frostproof, Haines City, Lake Alfred, Lake Wales, and Polk City who are planning to participate in the April 2nd Municipal Elections have three easy ways to vote, according to Supervisor of Elections, Lori Edwards. Vote by Mail. Requests can be made by calling the Elections Office at 863-534-5888, or by visiting PolkElections.com. The last day voters can request a ballot to be mailed for this election is Wednesday, March 27th. All mail ballots must be returned to the Supervisor of Elections by 7 pm on Election Day. Walk-in Voting. Available through April 1st at Election Headquarters, 250 S. Broadway Avenue in Bartow, or at the Elections Operation Center, 70 Florida Citrus Boulevard in Winter Haven. Weekdays from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Vote at your Polling Location. Polling locations will be open from 7 am until 7 pm on Election Day, April 2nd. For more information, visit PolkElections.com or call the Elections Office at 863-534-5888.
Classes for a Healthy Lifestyle! presented by UF/IFAS Extension Polk County. To Register for any of the following classes, visit: www.polkfcs.eventbrite.com: 3/21 10:00-11:00 am Eat to Beat Diabetes, Parkview Medical Clinic, 1205 Dr Martin Luther King Way, Haines City; 4/10 4:00-5:30 pm Eat to Beat Diabetes Angel’s Care Center, Eloise: 4/11 10:30-11:15 am MIND Diet Winter Haven Senior Adult Center, (on Lake Silver); 4/16 3:30-5:00 pm Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices, Bartow Public Library.
Lakeland Tarpons 2019 Schedule - Season Tickets are now on sale and start at just $50 for all 5 games at RP Funding Center. Click HERE to get your season tickets! Home Schedule: 5/11 vs Sarasota BigCats 7:05p; 5/18 vs Gulf Coast Fire 7:05p (Double Header Sarasota vs Manatee at 4:05p); 6/1 vs Manatee Neptunes 7:05p; 6/8 vs Gulf Coast Fire 7:05p; 7/20 A-League Playoff Double Header (4:05p & 7:05p); Click HERE to visit the Tarpons's website for more information on the team.