NOVEMBER News 2019

lpfla

LAKE PLACID ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE

“Celebrate America”

Saturday December 14, 2019 - No Entry Fee – FREE

Applications due by December 6, 2019, 2 pm

Entry Form

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Name (Individual/Organization/Company)________________________________________________________

Address__________________________________________________________________________________

Christmas

Contact Person (please print)_________________________________________________________________

2019

Phone # (Day)___________________ (Fax)_______________________ (Cell)_______________________

Type of entry (e.g., float, vehicle, animals, band, dancers)___________________________________________

Theme___________________________________________________________________________________

Parade

NOTE: Motorcycles – See Helmet Disclaimer attached .

Horses – Maximum entries 20. Each entry must

have a clean-up crew.

Number of Units (e.g., vehicles, people)_________________________________________________________

Length of float AND towing vehicle_____________________________________________________________

Please note: This measurement needs to include the total length of vehicle as well as whatever it may be

towing. Any entry that does not fit in the space allotted due to an inaccurate measurement given on this

form will be placed at the end of the parade line-up.

Audio: ___No ___Yes Type_____________________________________________________________

The

The

My signature confirms that I understand the parade line-up is at the discretion of the Greater Lake Placid

Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Lake Placid; all decisions are made for the enjoyment of our

guests. I further understand that I release the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Lake Placid,

and all of their employees, agents, representatives and volunteers from any liability, accident, injury, damage or claim

arising out of or relating to my participation in the Christmas Parade. Routine Florida State law applies to all vehicles

operating in the parade. REQUIRED: Florida law minimum limits of auto/liability/no-fault insurance.

Dr. Brenda Longshore, Highlands County

Superintendent of Schools presenting

Signature of Applicant________________________________________________ Date_______________

at the November Membership Luncheon

Return completed applications to: Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce

18 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852, fax to 863-465-2588 or email Jennifer@lpfla.com

Deadline to enter is December 6, 2019 @ 2 PM

Greater For Lake office Placid use only: Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Lunch and

Learn Greater Lake Placid W Chamber M of Commerce V Membership F Lunch and Learn

will take place on November 13th, 11:45 at the Genesis Center. The Luncheon is

sponsored by MidFlorida Credit Union. Presentation will be made by Highlands

County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brenda Longshore. Menu selection is pork

medallions, oven roasted potatoes, corn and broccoli, salad, roll and Pumpkin

Spice Cake. Cost is $12.00 per person. We now accept credit and debit cards.

RSVP to chamber@lpfla.com or call the Chamber at 465-4331

on or before November 8th.

Lake Placid . . . enjoy the experience!!

A publication of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

18 North Oak Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852 • 863.465.4331

Web site: www.visitlakeplacidflorida.com • E-mail: chamber@lpfla.com

NOVEMBER 2019


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CHAMBER NEWS November 2019

LAKE PLACID ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE

“Celebrate America”

Saturday December 14, 2019 - No Entry Fee – FREE

Applications due by December 6, 2019, 2 pm

Entry Form

Name (Individual/Organization/Company)________________________________________________________

Address__________________________________________________________________________________

Contact Person (please print)_________________________________________________________________

Phone # (Day)___________________ (Fax)_______________________

(Cell)_______________________

Type of entry (e.g., float, vehicle, animals, band, dancers)___________________________________________

Theme___________________________________________________________________________________

NOTE: Motorcycles – See Helmet Disclaimer attached .

Horses – Maximum entries 20. Each entry must

have a clean-up crew.

Number of Units (e.g., vehicles, people)_________________________________________________________

Length of float AND towing vehicle_____________________________________________________________

Please note: This measurement needs to include the total length of vehicle as well as whatever it may be

towing. Any entry that does not fit in the space allotted due to an inaccurate measurement given on this

form will be placed at the end of the parade line-up.

Audio: ___No ___Yes Type_____________________________________________________________

My signature confirms that I understand the parade line-up is at the discretion of the Greater Lake Placid

Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Lake Placid; all decisions are made for the enjoyment of our

guests. I further understand that I release the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Lake Placid,

and all of their employees, agents, representatives and volunteers from any liability, accident, injury, damage or claim

arising out of or relating to my participation in the Christmas Parade. Routine Florida State law applies to all vehicles

operating in the parade. REQUIRED: Florida law minimum limits of auto/liability/no-fault insurance.

Signature of Applicant________________________________________________ Date_______________

For office use only:

Return completed applications to: Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce

18 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852, fax to 863-465-2588 or email Jennifer@lpfla.com

Deadline to enter is December 6, 2019 @ 2 PM

W M V F


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CHAMBER NEWS November 2019

Welcome New Members

Highlands Art League

Janell Marmon, Executive Director

1971 Lakeview Dr

Sebring FL 33870

863-385-5312

Email: manager@highlandsartleague.org

www.highlandsartleague.org

Lake Placid Alumni Grill

340 E Interlake Blvd

Lake Placid FL 33852

239-603-2870

Suzie Conner

suzieconner@hotmail.com

Placid Lakes Home & Property Owners Assoc.

Steven Whitworth

2010 Placid Lakes Blvd.

Lake Placid, FL. 33852-6621

placidlakeshpoa@gamil.com

863-465-4888

Alt number 863-840-2816


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CHAMBER NEWS November 2019

Welcome New Members

Ramada by Wyndham

Mr. Michael Boncella

ramadainngm@gmail.com

2165 US 27 S

Lake Placid FL 33852

P 863-465-3133

F 863-465-3354

The Results Companies

3310 US Hwy 27 South

Sebring FL 33870

863-402-2700

Cheryl.sharp@resultstel.com

www.Theresultscompanies.com

Woo hoo Watersports

Jim Browning

421 S. Main Avenue

Lake Placid, FL. 33852

Ph: 840-3417

Email: woohoowatersports@gmail.com

Web Site: www.woohoowatersports.com


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CHAMBER NEWS November 2019

November – Saturday 2nd –LPPD 14th Annual Bicycle Rodeo 9am-12pm

November – Beginning Saturday 2nd and every Saturday after until April – 8-1:30 lakeplacidfarmersmarket.

net

November – Beginning Friday 1st then the 1st and 3rd Friday after thru April Lake Placid Journal Plaza –

Movie Night

November – 8-24 www.Highlandslakesidetheatre.org Presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Friday & Saturday at

7:30

November - 11th www.genesisicenterlp.com Presents Heartland Pops – Free concert 6:30pm

November – Sunday 10th Dino-Light At the Alan Jay Wildstein for the Performing Arts SFSC Avon Park, 863-

840-1370

November – 15th Ridge Area ARC – Sebring Derby 6pm For details 863-452-1295X112 or visit www.

ridgeareaarc.org

November – 15-17 Toby’s Clown School 8:30 to 4:00 Daily

November – 15th www.genesiscenterlp.com Presents Bee Gees Tribute band 7pm – Tickets available www.

Sunevents.com

November 12-14 Highlands County Ag-Venture www.highlandscountyag-venture.com

November 23rd – Lake Placid Junior Woman’s Club is hosting the Vendor Splendor Event 9am-2pm. Contact

joanne.schiefer@gmail.com or www.gfwc.org for more information

November – Thursday 28th 27th Annual Turkey Trot 5k at Highlands Hammock State Park.

November- American Clown Museum & School – Open Tuesdays thru Fridays from 12 Noon – 4 pm;

Saturdays 10 am-2 pm; 109 Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid 465-2920.

November- Lake Placid Mural Gallery located in the Lake Placid Chamber, 18 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid --

Open Mon-Fridays 9 am-4:30 pm.

November – 2nd Tuesday – Highlands Hunters Metal Detecting Club meets at Lake Placid Library, 205 W.

Interlake Blvd., 863-699-3705 in large conference room 1:00-2:30; bring detector and pin pointer if you have

one (not required); call Chris for info at 410-900-8217.

November- Every Wednesday –Bingo at American Legion Post #25 from 1-3 p.m., 1490 US 27 No., Lake

Placid. Call 465-0975.

November – Every Thursday- BINGO – Elks open doors at 4:30 pm – Early Birds start at 6pm at the Elks

Lodge No. 2661, CR 621, Lake Placid. Open to the public. For more info, call 465-2661.

November– Every Friday & Saturday 8 am – 2 pm “Firemen’s Flea Market” at Highlands County Fairgrounds,

Kenilworth & Highlands Ave., Sebring – 382-2255.

November- Indoor Flea Market in downtown Sebring - 231 S. Ridgewood Dr. – Open Thursdays, Fridays &

Saturdays 9am – 5pm.

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CHAMBER NEWS November 2019

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November- 2nd Monday of each month Highlands Co. Parkinson’s Support Group meets 10 am from

September thru May at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 340N. Pine St., Sebring. 386-4926.

November- 2nd Saturday monthly on the Sebring Downtown Circle- Saturday Night Cruise Car Show

from 5 – 8 pm.

Every- 3rd Wednesday of each month Elks Lodge hosts a lunch at 12 Noon followed by card games

of your choice at 1 pm. Open to the public – Bring a group of 4 individuals and enjoy an afternoon of

card games. Cost is $6 per person. 465-2661.

UP-COMING:

December – 7th World Famous Wild Game Dinner Hosted by The Lake Placid Noon Rotary visit www.

LPNR.com for more information

December – 7th Lake Placid Garden Club’s 9th Annual Holiday Home & Garden Tour Contact Karen

317-395-4912 or Paula 863-835-2419 for more information

December – Saturday 14th Lake Placid Christmas Parade

December – Saturday 14th 2019 Citrus Fun Shoot – Held at Quail Creek Plantation contact admin@

hccga.com for more information

February 1, 2020 5th Annual John Lietz Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament At Tropical Harbor 863-

557-6133

February 15, 2020 7th Highway Park Rising Gala “Paradise Found” Seven Hotel & Conference Center

$60.00 per person or $750.00 for table of 10 for more information contact 863-840-2995

ON-GOING: .

TRIAD – Sheriff/Police/Seniors – meetings at 9:15 am every 3rd Tuesday of month at Homer’s

Restaurant 1000 Sebring Square, Sebring; coffee and donuts provided; the goal of meetings is to

provide the very best crime prevention techniques and education for our Seniors. All members of the

public are welcome!

*Archbold Biological Station, 123 Main Drive, Venus (863) 465-2571 – located about 8 miles south of

Lake Placid. The entrance is 1.8 miles south of SR 70 on Old SR 8 (CR17). Offices open Monday thru

Friday 8am – 5pm. Self-guiding walking and nature trails available from dawn to dusk. All visitors must

sign in at the Main Office at the South end of the Research Center or Welcome Office at the Learning

Center. A 19 minute video about the biodiversity & conservation about Archbold and the Lake Wales

Ridge is available for viewing. For more info, call 465-2571, Ext 221 or visit www.archbold-station.org

*Brighton Seminole Casino located 17735 Reservation Road, Okeechobee, located between SR 78 and

SR 70 on Hwy 721, west of Lake Okeechobee on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. 863-467-

9998 or visit www.seminolebrightoncasino.com.

*Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-op, 132 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid. Displays and sales of arts & crafts

by local artists &

artisans. Many classes are offered at the Co-op. Call 699-5940 or visit www.caladiumarts.org –

November thru April open Monday thru Saturday 10am – 4pm. May thru October open Tuesday thru

Saturday 10am –4pm.

*Circle B Bar Reserve, 4399 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland – Open every day from Sunrise to Sunset.

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CHAMBER NEWS November 2019

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Circle B is home to miles of nature trails and the Polk’s Nature Discovery Center which is open Tuesday

thru Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 12-4

p.m. This 1,267 acres wilderness area boasts large numbers of wildlife, and attracts visitors of all ages

from all over the country. Free admission. 863-668-4673

*Circle Theater of Sebring – For info and events, call 382-1029 or visit www.circletheaterofsebring.org

*Florida Flywheelers Village, 7000 Avon Park Cutoff Road, Avon Park – Call for schedule. 863-453-3350.

*AdventHealth Wellness Center - 24 Hour Fitness Center, 140 Health Way, Lake Placid – Call 699-1200

for info.

*Highlands Art League, 1989 Lakeview Drive, Sebring (863) 385-6682 or visit www.HighlandsArtLeague.

org to see many types of art classes available! Local artists teaching Adult and Children classes.

*Highlands Museum of the Arts (Highlands MOTA), 351 West Center Ave. (behind Sebring Public

Library), Sebring, FL. For info and schedule, call 863-385-5312 or 863-385-6682 or visit www.

HighlandsArtLeague.org

*Highlands Little Theater, 356 West Center Ave., Sebring - Box Office 382-2525 – Call for current show

playing.

*Lake Maps for Anglers - Go to main website: www.HighlandsBassAngler.com then go to Florida Lakes

Maps.com for total of 46 Highlands County contour lake maps.

*Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers – For membership info or event dates, call Jim or Pat Mancuso 863-659-

4442 or email at jimandpatatlp@gmail.com.

Movies: For Movie times, call AMC Lakeshore 8 (Lakeshore Mall in Sebring) 863-471-0956; or B&B

Sebring Fairmount Square Cinema 6 at 863-385-9980.

*Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts at South Florida State College – Various shows -

http://performances.southflorida.edu or please call 863-784-7178 for tickets and more information on

upcoming events.

*Shuffleboard – Lake Placid – Shuffleboard courts located in Stuart Park on Interlake Blvd. For info, call

Town of Lake Placid office 699-3747.

*Square Dancing – Lake Placid, call Colleen 863-465-1737

*South Florida State College Lake Placid Center offers exercise and dance classes. For a detailed

schedule, call 465-3003.

*Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club – Various summer golf & social events – 5223 Sun ‘n Lake Blvd., Sebring – 385-

4830.

www.sunlakegolfclub.com

For other events, regular scheduled support group meetings & more…..

*Visit www.FloridaFreshwaterFrontier.com (great information for events in and out of our Highlands

County!)

Visit www.CoffeeNewsFLA.com


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CHAMBER NEWS

November 2019

C&C Plumbing

Heartland

National Bank

Locally Owned,

Community Minded

AVON PARK

800 West Main Street

863.453.6000

SEBRING

320 U.S. Highway 27 North

863.386.1300

LAKE PLACID

600 U.S. Highway 27 North

863.699.1300

SUN ’N LAKE NO.

5033 U.S. Hwy 27 North

863.386.1322

www.heartlandnb.com

Member FDIC

Highest Standards of

Professional Service

FIRST INSURANCE

Of Lake Placid, Inc.

LAURIE M. SLADE

ACCREDITED ADVISOR IN INSURANCE

255 E. INTERLAKE BLVD.

LAKE PLACID, FL 33852

(863) 465-7000

24 HR EMER-

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• RESIDENTIAL

• REMODELING

• COMMERCIAL

• REPAIRS

• RESTAURANTS & MOBILE HOMES

• HOT WATER HEATERS & REPAIR

• HOME PLUMBING INSPECTIONS

• DISPOSALS

• FAUCETS

• FIXTURES

SEWER & DRAIN CLEANING

UNDERGROUND SEWER VIDEO

CAMERA & DETECTOR

“Serving All of Highlands County

For Over 20 Years!”

St Cert. # RF0036392

County #712-01

LICENSED & INSURED

RADIO

DISPATCHED

465-0320

204 S. Main Avenue • Lake Placid, FL

Visit our website:

www.officesuppliesyouneed.com

863-465-1661 Fax 863-465-1799

Jeanne M. Fortier, owner

Office Supplies You Need…Service You Deserve

ROULETTE

DESIGNS

• GRAPHIC DESIGN •

863.243.2148

Logos, Brochures, Business Cards,

Stationery, Advertising, Illustration

Custom Graphics.

email: loriroulette@gmail.com


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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President of the Board

Jessica Hart-Howard

Heartland Property Doctors LLC

1st Vice President of the Board

Vicki Spires

MidFlorida Credit Union

2nd Vice President of the Board

Bill Brantley

Brantley Construction

Secretary

Kim Miller

Clarke Pest Control

Treasurer

Donald Clarke

Clarke Pest Control • Clarke Self Storage

Past President of the Board

Curtis Slade III

First Insurance of Lake Placid

Administration

Eileen May ~ Executive Director

Jennifer Bush~ Office Administrator

CHAMBER NEWS

The Chamber News

is a publication of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce

DIRECTORS

Tiffany Bender

Mary Birge

Jean Deuth

James Fansler

Gilbert Randall

Vicki Spires

Katie Wilson

Cliff Yeazel

CHAMBER EMISSARIES

Mary Birge, CenterState Bank

Jean Dueth, Lake and Land Realty of Highlands

Jessica Hart-Howard, Heartland Property Doctors, LLC

Amy Smith, Central Security & Electronics

Vicki Spires, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union

WEB SITE ADMINISTRATOR

Get Fish Slapped Marketing Agency

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Roulette Designs, Lori Roulette

VALUED VOLUNTEERS

Elaine Adelmann

Marlene Barger

Patti Boone

Grace Butcher

Margie Callas

Maryel Clare

Phylis Coon

Joyce DeSmet

Sharon Draper

Maxine Fidler

Lee Flocke

Karen Forsyth

Patti Gale

Sharon Gerken

Wanda Hatfield

Mary Hogan

Jim Lind

Peg Murray

Mary Nell Naumann

Alice Oldford

Carole Petersen

Tania Rodriguez

Sandy Rossborough

Linda Sexsmith

Carol Spear

Rosalie Sullivan

Mary Turner

Lorraine Tzoucalis

Visit Your Chamber Website www.visitlakeplacidflorida.com

November 2019

The Chamber site is accessed by an average of 175,000 visits per year. This is a great way to advertise

your business. We encourage you to visit the Chamber site @ www.visitlakeplacidflorida.

com to familiarize yourself with the features and benefits that are offered. Please review your

membership information. If there are any changes that need to be made, please email those

changes to chamber@lpfla.com Advertising opportunities are also available on the Chamber site

as well.

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CHAMBER NEWS

November 2019

Lisa Sherman, C.P.A., P.A.

Certified Public Accountant

111 Park Avenue East

Lake Placid, FL 33852-

6362

(863) 465-2835

Fax(863) 465-3323


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CHAMBER NEWS

November 2019

DECEMBER

Member to Member Discounts

Greater LAKE PLACID Chamber of Commerce

18 North Oak Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852

863-465-4331 Fax: 863-465-2588 E-mail: chamber@lpfla.com

ALAN JAY AUTOMOTIVE NETWORK - Sebring

- 402-4290 - $19.95 Iube, oil & filter service

for 5 qts w/fllter non-synthetic oil; $14.95 tire

rotation. James Lizotte.

CENTRAL SECURITY & ELECTRONICS, INC.

- 205 US 27 South, Lake Placid - 465-3352 -

Free smoke detector or motion sensor with

new security system installation

CHEF BUDDY’S ITALIAN AMERICAN DELI - 381

E. interlake Blvd., Lake Placid - 10% off Sub

CHICANE'S RESTAURANT - 10% off the total

bill, excluding alcohol.

CLARKE PEST CONTROL - PO Box 1766, Lake

Placid 465-6622 - 10% off one service for a first

time customer (excluding termite services)

CLARKE SELF STORAGE - 309 S. Main Ave. (PO

Box 929) Lake Placid - 465-6424 - One month

free rental with full payment of 3 months rent

COFFEE NEWS - P.O. Box 328, Lake Placid, FL

33862 - 633-8222 - “Refer another Chamber

Member and receive a week free”

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES - 608

So. Lakeview Road, Lake Placid, (863) 465-

9916 - 15% Discount off “Best Flex” rates

INN ON THE LAKES - 10% off the standard

rate. Just mention to the Hostess or Front

Desk Clerk the 10% chamber discount.

INTERLAKE BOULEVARD CAFE - 341 E

Interlake Blvd Lake Placid 465-3814 - Free

beverage with breakfast or lunch

JAXSON'S - 443 Lake June Road Lake Placid

- 465-4674 - Member purchase one entree

gets 30% off second entree of equal or lesser

value(offer good one per table/ticket)

LAKE PLACID EMBROIDERY & MORE, INC - 211

N. Main Ave., Lake Placid-465-7199 - 15% off

your first custom embroidery or apparel order.

LAKE PLACID FEED & WESTERN WEAR - 417

US 27 South, Lake Placid - 465-4731 - Buy one

shirt at regular price and get a second one of

equal or lesser value with a 20% discount

SEVEN SEBRING RACEWAY HOTEL - 150

Midway Drive, Sebring - 655-6252. - 10%

discount on an entrée in the Apex Restaurant.

SUNSHINE STAFFING - 817 US 27, Sebring -

382-4994 - No fee for first 8 hours on a 40

hour order (or more) valid on any now job

order. New client orders only

SOUTHERN LIFESTYLE ASSISTED LIVING

FACILITY - 1297 US 27 North, Lake Placid -

Waiver of $500.00 Move-In Fee - 465-0568

Be Smart ~ Shop Highlands County

“These discounts are for Chamber members only”

You are not alone.

We are here to help.

1110 Hammock Road • Sebring, FL 33870

ph 863.402.1066 • toll-free 800.544.3280

www.chaptershealth.org/hospice


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CHAMBER NEWS

November 2019

Lake Placid’s One-Stop

Automotive Service Center

624 US 27 South • Lake Placid

465-5057

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