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Advertise on our website Our site received over 1 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!

Hugh Holman
Join Date: 09/22/2017

Advanced Technological Radiology
Sherri Griffin
Join Date: 09/22/2017


Mopped & Shiny Cleaning Services Corp
Gladis Arroyave
Join Date: 10/01/2017

Stumpies Marketing Group
Chris Stumpf
Join Date: 10/06/2017

WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Ruth Colon
Join Date: 10/17/2017

Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs
Craig Clevenger
Join Date: 10/22/2017

Naarden Advice And Management Enterprise, LLC
Lucien Naarden
Join Date: 10/26/2017

Chit Chat
John Krzysiak
Join Date: 10/26/2017

E.N.E. Tax & Insurance
Eneida Menendez
Join Date: 10/27/2017

Comfort Keepers
Marla Cavendish
Join Date: 11/07/2017

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 began in October 2017.  Student Sponsors 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 here 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  to sponsor a student or for more information.  

Thank You to the current 2017-2018 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. 

St. Mark's Church Fish Fry-Days
12/15/2017; 12/22/2017; 12/29/2017

Winter Wonderettes
Through 12/17/2017

Seasons Screenings - Movies in the Park
12/15/2017; 12/22/2017; 

Business After Hours - Citizens Bank & Trust and Century 21 Myers Realty

Chamber Luncheon - Annual State of the City Address

Big Brothers Big Sisters Orientation & Training

Chamber office closed in observance of Christmas
12/25/2017- 12/26/2017

Chamber Office closed in observance of New Year's

39th Annual Awards Banquet

Eye Specialists of Mid Florida - Grand Re-opening Ribbon Cutting and Reception

Central Florida Farm Tour

Business After Hours - Volterra

December 12th - Business After Hours - Citizens Bank & Trust and Century 21 Myers Realty

Business After Hours - Tuesday, December 12th  
Citizens Bank & Trust and
Century 21 Myers Realty

Join us for a Business After Hours event at Citizens Bank & Trust in conjunction with Century 21 Myers Realty.

Event:  Business After Hours 
Location: Citizens Bank & Trust, 36250 Hwy. 27, Haines City, FL 33844
Date: Tuesday, December 12th  
Time: 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
FREE for Chamber Members!   

Everyone who RSVP's is asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for TOYS FOR TOTS to the Business After Hours .

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

RSVP to the Chamber TODAY! - or call  863-422-3751

December 14th - Chamber Luncheon - State of the City Address

Join us for our December Chamber luncheon featuring the
Annual State of the City Address by
City Manager, Deric C. Feacher.   

Date :  Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time :  11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location :  Lake Eva Event Center, 799 Johns Avenue, Haines City, FL  33844
Cost:  $15 per person Members; 
$20 per person non-members
RSVP:  REQUIRED  to the Chamber TODAY, Monday, December 11th by 2 p.m.!

RSVP to or call 863-422-3751.

Thank you to our Sponsors:  The City of Haines City and Intense Ink

Catered by Tam's Classic Catering


39th Annual Chamber Banquet - Thursday, January 11th!

You are invited.....

Join us for the Chamber's 39th Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6 p.m.
Lake Eva Event Center, 799 Johns Avenue, Haines City

The Banquet will honor the Chamber's outgoing Board of Directors and Chair, Committee Chairs, Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year.  The City of Haines City will honor the City of Haines City Employee of the Year.  

$40 per person Members; $50 non-Members
Tables of 8 and Sponsorships available.

Thank you to our current Sponsors:  CenterState Bank, Citizens Bank & Trust, City of Haines City, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center and Polk State College.

RSVP REQUIRED to the Chamber by Friday, January 5th
Click HERE to ​Register and pay online, 
RSVP to or call 863-422-3751.

Click HERE for the invitation.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Citizen of the Year!  The 2017 Citizen of the Year will be recognized and honored at the Annual Banquet.  Click HERE for the Criteria for nominations.   ​Please submit nominations for Citizen of the Year to the Chamber by 
Thursday, December 21st.

Chamber Member News & Events

Chamber Member News:

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.  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.

    TheatreWorks Florida made the Huffington Post - National coverage!  Chamber Member, TheatreWorks Florida was recently featured in the Huffington Post.  Click HERE to read the article "The Gift of Performance This Holiday Season: TheatreWorks," about the Winter Wonderettes and more!  Way to go TheatreWorks!  The Wonderettes are back in a scrumptious musical confection of holiday hits! This energetic and glittering holiday package is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.  Rating: FF (Family Friendly) - Performances through December 17th!  Click on the following link to BUY TICKETS NOW.  

  Donate a new, unwrapped toy to Balmoral Resorts's Toys-for-Tots toy drive - Now through December 15th and receive 20% off at Balmoral's Restaurant!  The Drop off site is located at the Balmoral Resort Clubhouse, 124 Kenny Blvd., Haines City, FL  33844, from 8:30 a.m. Call 863-420-5889 for more information.  Click HERE for the flyer.  

      Poinciana Medical Center Physician Lecture  - Thursday, December 14th, 2:30 p.m., Poinciana Library, 101 N Doverplum Ave., Kissimmee, FL  34758.  Dr. Oral James, credentialed gastroenterologist from Medical Specialty Group at Poinciana, will conduct a lecture on happy holiday eating. He will provide tips about properly managing your digestive system during the holiday season. After the lecture, he will hold an open Q&A. RSVP at 1-888-253-8117. For more information about the Physician Lecture Series, call 407-530-2013 or email This event is open to the public.


  Season's Screenings - Movies in the Parks Series - Join the City of Haines City for their Christmas series movies in the park! All movies will start at approximately 7 pm | Lake Eva Park - The Santa Clause: December 15th | The Polar Express: December 22nd.  Click HERE for the flyer.  


  Dr. Martin Luther King, JR Day Parade & Unity Festival - presented by the Haines City NE Revitalization Group & Haines City Parks & Recreation - Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11 a.m.  Kickoff with parade staging on Lily Ave. follow route to end at Cook Field.  Presentations, singing, dancing, kids games & much more!  To participate or for more information call Sameka Thompson (Atkins) at 863-852-5160.  Click HERE for the flyer.  


      LEGOLAND Florida Resort  Check out the latest special offers and events taking place at LEGOLAND Florida Resort.  Click  HERE  for details and information!   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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