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Advertise on our website Our site received over half a million hits in 2016 and we are on track for even more in 2017! Web links and banner ads will expose your business to the world. 

Advertise on your target audience’s page for a week, month or year!*  Logo links to your website start at:  Weekly $40; Monthly $100; 6-month contract $90/per month; Annual contract $80/per month.
This weekly e-newsletter, the Link, provides the opportunity for up to 2 exclusive advertising spaces on the TOP of this newsletter each week.  The newsletter is distributed to almost 600 businesses & contacts each week.  One weekly advertiser and the option for one monthly advertiser or an additional weekly advertiser. Advertisements will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis.  The cost of the weekly ad with web and flyer link is $50 per weekly advertiser or $150 per monthly advertiser.  All advertisements must be reserved and pre-paid. 
Start seeing results now! For more information contact the staff at the Haines City Area Chamber of Commerce, 863-422-3751 or

Welcome New Chamber Members!

Volterra Championsgate
Eva Gulley
Join Date: 05/04/2017

Dreams's Event Center
Alicia Solir
Join Date: 05/04/2017

Hughston Clinic Orthopedics
Pasquale Reino
Join Date: 05/09/2017

Tammy Micheletti
Join Date: 05/10/2017

Stonegate Golf Club
Megan Bell
Join Date: 05/17/2017

Legacy Union Square
Nadine Colon
Join Date: 05/22/2017

Bullish About Business, LLC
Rob Pietsch
Join Date: 05/31/2017

Thank You to our Chairman's Circle Sponsors!

Sponsor a student in the Chamber’s 2017-2018 Youth Leadership Program

The Chamber's 2017-2018 Youth Leadership program will begin in October 2017. Student Sponsorships enable the Chamber to present a quality leadership experience at no cost to the students.

In return for your generosity, a link to your website will be placed on the front page and the leadership page of the Chamber’s website along with recognition of your sponsorship. The link will remain on our website through September 2018.   Call the Chamber at  863-422-3751 or e-mail  to sponsor a student or for more information.  

Thank You to our 2016-2017
Youth Leadership Student Sponsors
A Special Thank You to: 
The City of Haines City & CEMEX - Youth Leadership Program Sponsors and to  Jarrett-Gordon Ford, Transportation Sponsor of the Chamber's Youth Leadership Program.

Calendar of Events

Chamber Member Events:

For additional events, please click HERE for the Chamber's Full Event Calendar page on our website,  Click on the Titles of the events listed below for complete details. 

Good Shepherd Hospice Support Groups
07/03/2017; 07/06/2017; 07/10/2017; 07/12/2017; 07/13/2017; 07/17/2018; 07/18/2017; 07/27/2017

St. Mark's Church Fish Fry-Days
06/30/2017; 07/07/2017; 07/14/2017; 07/21/2017; 07/28/2017

FREE Ski Shows - Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team
07/03/2017; 07/15/2017; 

Learning Resource Center's Camp Ready Haines City
06/26/2017- 06/30/2017; 07/03/2017- 07/06/2017 

Learn about the early signs of progressive memory loss - presented by Volterra

The Florida SBDC at USF is hosting “Innovative Approaches to Enter the Indian Market”

LEGOLAND Knight Lights
07/01/2017- 07/02/2017; 07/04/2017; 07/08/2017- 07/09/2017; 07/15/2017- 07/16/2017; 07/22/2017- 07/23/2017; 07/29/2017- 07/30/2017

City of Haines City's Thunder on the Ridge

City of Davenport's 4th of July Celebration

Restoration Church Services Beginning Soon

New Horizon Church's Wilderness Escape VBS 2017
07/10/2017- 07/14/2017​

Open House - Warner University

Business After Hours & Ribbon Cutting - Hughston Clinic Poinciana

Chamber Breakfast - State of the County Address

Lunch & Learn: Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacem

"Die Mommie Die" - Haines City Community Theatre
07/21/2017- 07/22/2017; 07/28/2017- 07/29/2017

Back to School Bash

Back-to-School Health Fair

Chamber Breakfast - State of the County Address - Thursday, July 20th

July 20, 2017,  Chamber Breakfast
State of the County Address

Join us for breakfast for our Annual State of the County Address by County Manager Jim Freeman.

Date:  Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time:  8:30 a.m. to approx. 10 a.m.
Location:  Lake Eva Event Center, 799 Johns Avenue, Haines City, FL  33844
Cost:  $15 per person
RSVP REQUIRED to the Chamber by Friday, July 14th

Click HERE to register and pay online or 
RSVP to or call 863-422-3751

Thank you to our sponsors:  New Direction Academy and Intense Ink

Catered by John Michael Exquisite Weddings & Catering

Business After Hours - Hughston Clinic - Tuesday, July 18th

Join us for a Business After Hours & Ribbon Cutting event at Hughston Clinic in Poinciana.
(next to Poinciana Medical Center)

Event :  Business After Hours & Ribbon Cutting
Location: Hughston Clinic, 339 Cypress Parkway  Suite 200, Kissimmee, FL 34759
Date: Tuesday, July 18th 
Time: 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Expect great food, networking with friends, and tons of fun!

RSVP to the Chamber by Friday, July 14th or call 863-422-3751

Chamber Office Closed in observance of Independence Day

The Chamber office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  We will reopen on Wednesday, July 5th.  We wish each of you a safe & happy holiday!  

Chamber Member News & Events

 Chamber Member News:
Chamber Member's Employment Opportunities:   Our Chamber Members have several Employment Opportunities are available.  Employment opportunities, additional information and detailed job descriptions are located on the Employment Opportunities page of our website.  New Job listings for Economy Pest Control and Balmoral Resort's Balmoral Grill.  For additional employment opportunities, click HERE for job listings on the employment opportunities page of the Chamber 's website.

Chamber Member's Specials, News & Announcements:  Visit the Members Specials, News & Announcements page of our website for special offers, discounts & exciting news from our members.


Learn about the early signs of progressive memory loss - presented by Volterra - Is your loved one's memory starting to fade?  Learn the early signs of dementia and what you should do.  Join Volterra at Solivita Marketplace to learn more about the early signs of progressive memory loss.  Wednesday, June 28th, 6 - 8 p.m., Volterra at Solivita Marketplace, 4602 Marigold Avenue, Kissimmee, FL  34758.  Presentation by Shelia Jeter, MSN, RN-BC, CCM.  Hors d'oeuvres will be served.  RSVP to 1-855-323-7710 or  

Congratulations to Adrian Jones, General Manager of LEGOLAND Florida Resort - Adrian will become divisional director of Midway North America, parent company Merlin Entertainments Group announced Monday. He will oversee about two dozen attractions in the United States and Canada under the brands of Madame Tussauds, Sea Life Aquarium, LEGOLAND Discovery Center and the Orlando Eye.  Click HERE to read the full story in The Ledger.


R-Place Eatery Take out Pizza Specials - Large Pizza with 2 toppings $6.99 to go; Medium 1 topping pizza $5.00 to go; $10 Large specialty pizza to go; Crazy Calzone Wednesday, buy 1 get 1 1/2 off with purchase of 2 drinks.  For more information or to place a take-out order call R-Place at 863-421-1304 or visit R-Place at 35523 Hwy. 27 North, Haines City.  


Congratulations to Poinciana Medical Center's Director of Emergency Services, Kevin Saunders - Mr. Saunders recently won the HCA Innovators Award for "best idea." Saunders' idea was the implementation of a virtual dashboard that relays real-time data to all staff in the hospital's Emergency Department. Saunders received $1,000 as part of the recognition. Pictured Left to right: Tom Eisel, CFO; Chris Cosby, CEO; Sharon Dillard, CNO; Kevin Saunders, Director-Emergency Services; Chris Stabile, Manager-Emergency Services.

Alligators Unlimited Airboat Nature Tours - special referral offer: 10% Off Booking of 6 Adults or More!  Contact the Chamber at to receive an email link for the special 10% off offer.  


Check out the specials at Cypresswood Golf & Country Club!  New Monday and Thursday Special This June! Play for only $14.95! Must Book Online.  Thanks to the rain, course conditions are improving daily! Come out and play and if you review our course on we will give you a FREE ROUND OF GOLF to be used at your next visit.  Must be used by August 31st 2017. Must show proof of review.  Book Online Today!  Click HERE to book online.


LEGOLAND Florida Resort presents LEGOLAND Knight Lights - July 1-2, 4, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30.  Enjoy extended park hours, Knightly light shows, opportunities to build alongside our Master Model Builders and meet-and-greet opportunities with one of the heroes of LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS™!  Plus, on the Fourth of July, enjoy a spectacular themed fireworks show over Lake Eloise to end the night, with a special patriotic show.  Click HERE to visit LEGOLAND Florida Resort website for more information.


City of Haines City's Thunder on the Ridge, July 4th Celebration!  Presented by Haines City Parks & Recreation, Miracle Toyota & Murphy Family Insurance.  Lake Eva Park, 555 Ledwith Ave., Haines City.  Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 3 - 9 p.m.  Entertainment, Helicopter Tours, food, the largest fireworks display in Polk County & more!  Fireworks start at approximately 9:15 p.m.  Click HERE for the flyer.  


City of Davenport's 4th of July Celebration, presented by the City of Davenport and Jarrett Gordon Ford.  Tuesday, July 4th, Lewis Mathews Sports Complex, 400 Palm Street, Davenport, 2 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.  Live entertainment, food, fun & much more!  Fireworks display begins at approximately 9:15 p.m.  Click HERE for the event flyer.  Click HERE for the list of readers for the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.    


Back 2 School Bash, Saturday, July 22, 2017, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Oakland Gymnasium, 915 Avenue E, Haines City, FL  33844, presented by Unity in the Community Central Florida, Miracle Toyota and the City of Haines City.  Free Haircuts, Free Backpacks, Free Food, Free immunizations and guest speakers.  For more information contact Unity in the Community Central Florida, Dr. Charles Anderson, 863-438-2758,  Click HERE for the flyer.  

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center's Back-to-School Health Fair - Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. - Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, 40100 U.S. HWY 27, Davenport 33837, Learn more at 866-997-DOCS.  Registration is not required.  Safety presentations by police and EMS; Health presentations by local pediatricians and physicians; Back-to-School screenings and discounts; Fun Zone with free crafts, face painting, and activities; Free school supplies; Teddy Bear Clinic; Drawings for tickets to special events, while supplies last.

The Greater Haines City Kiwanis Club presents the 2017 Fall Masquerade Ball - Saturday, October 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Florida FFA Leadership Training Center, 5000 Firetower Road, Haines City, FL  33844.  Tickets: $50 per person.  Sit Down Dinner, Semi-formal/Formal Attire, Sponsorships Available.  Please call 863-595-7272 or email for sponsorships or tickets.

Save the Date and mark your calendar for these amazing charity events hosted by Chamber Members:  7th Annual Curing Cancer Charity Challenge Golf Tournament, September 30, 2017, Registration and sponsorships are now open at!  Central Florida Health Care's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament, October 6, 2017, Register on line at  8th Annual Sunshine Foundation Gala, November 4, 2017, Tickets on sale now. Click HERE for tickets and tables.

 LEGOLAND Florida Resort -Haines City Chamber Members Special Ticket Offer - Chamber Members receive Buy one-Get one Free ticket packages at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort.  Members must log-in to the Chamber website by clicking the Member Log-In button on the home page of our website or click HERE.   Enter your Member Username and password and click the Log-in button.  On the main log-in page under the green learn button is the link to purchase discounted LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort tickets and ticket packages. Please e-mail the Chamber at  if you need to reset your Member Username and/or password.  

Contact the Chamber

Haines City Area 
Chamber of Commerce
35610 Hwy. 27 / P.O. Box 986
Haines City, FL 33844 / 33845
Ph: 863-422-3751; 
Fax: 863-422-4704
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