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A Publication of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce

In This Issue:

• Renewing Members

• Save the Date - Caladium

Festival

April Luncheon

Highlights

• Kokomo 2022

VisitLakePlacidFL.com

When all at once I saw a a crowd, a host, of

golden daffodils; beside the lake, beneath the

trees, fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

-William Wordsworth


DID YOU KNOW?

Mission

Statement

The Greater Lake Placid

Chamber of Commerce is

organized as a voluntary

partnership of agribusiness,

business,

professional people and

area residents working

together to provide

community awareness,

build a healthy economy,

and to sustain the quality

of life in the greater Lake

Placid area.

*The Lake Placid Chamber of

Commerce had over 10700 visitors,

and received over 4800 phone call

providing information to visitors and

residents alike.

*Our Facebook page reaches over 6K

people.

*We Send out an email blast to over

600 contacts every week.

Advertising &

Promotion

Opportunities

Newsletter

Advertising

• Website

Advertising

• Sponsorships

(Mixers,

Luncheons)

• Keep Lake Placid

Beautiful Islands

Call, visit, or email the

Chamber office for

information and pricing.

The Greater Lake

Placid Chamber

of Commerce

18 N. Oak Ave. Lake

Placid, FL 33852

863.465.4331

information@lpfla.com

Did you know that your membership includes

referrals from the Chamber when visitors pass

through or call? Please make sure that we have

your latest brochures and business cards to

display in our office. Your business’s success is

our business!

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* Wauchula State Bank

* Shamrock Pharmacy

* La Papusa Queen, LLC

* Long's Air Conditioning, Inc

* Leisure Lakes Home Owners Civic Association, Inc

* Elks Lodge No. 2661

* G & N Developers, Inc

* Florida Boys Caladiums

Thank You for your continued support!

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Membership Luncheon Dates for 2022:

April 13th

September 14th

November 9th

Locations and menu’s are to be announced. Watch

our weekly email blast for up-to-date luncheon

information.

Are you interested in Volunteering at the Chamber of Commerce or know someone who

might? We would love to have you! Volunteering consists of answering phones,

interacting with guests, and having FUN! We currently have just a few openings, and

would love the opportunity to talk with you about it!

Interested individuals should contact Jennifer or Nicole at 863-465-4331 or email us at

information@lpfla.com.

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April Membership Luncheon Highlights

The April Membership Luncheon was a great success!

A very special Thank you to our sponsor, SouthState Bank, our speakers From

CareerSource Heartland, Jianna Acosta and Dianna Feo, and The Lake Placid Camp and

Conference Center.

Lake Placid Highschool Student of the months for January, February, March & May

were honored with a certificate and a check from Duke Energy. Door prizes were

provided by SouthState Bank, MidFlorida Credit Union, Lake & Land Realty, Lake

Placid Feed & Western Wear, Wet Dogs Brewing, and AdvnetHealth.

Our next Membership Luncheon will be on September 14 th . Watch our email blasts for

information on Ticket sales!

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TWO BUSINESSES ~ ONE STOP!

And

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*Office Supplies

*Copy/Print Service

*Fax Service

*Laminating

*Notary

*We Pack & Ship

*Mail Box Rental

*Packing Supplies

*Shredding

204 S Main Avenue

Lake Placid, FL 33852

863-465-1661 863-531-0081

Fax: 863 - 465 -1799

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Convenient Care

In Lake Placid

Cardiology

AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiology at Lake Placid*

Family Medicine

AdventHealth Medical Group Family Medicine at Lake Placid*

Rey

Arcenas, MD

Deo

Sankar, MD

Ramon

Torres, MD

Antonio

Roa, MD

Urology

AdventHealth Medical Group Urology at Lake Placid*

Vascular Medicine

AdventHealth Medical Group Vascular Medicine at Lake Placid*

Ronald

Chee-Awai, MD

Sylvester

Onyishi, MD

Shahnaz

Punjani, MD

Thomas

Shimshak, MD

863-402-3627(DOCS)

201 US Highway 27 South, Lake Placid, FL 33852

AHMGHeartland.com

*A hospital department of AdventHealth Sebing

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Save the date

www.caladiumfestival.org

Caladium Arts & Cras Co-op

Unique Arts & Cras Shop

Original, handcrafted art and crafts

For any person in your life...

Or Room in your house!

Get updates about programs,

services, energy tips, outages

and more

WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/GLADESELECTRICCOOPERATIVE

863.946.6200

GladesElectric.com

Office locations:

214 Hwy 70 West, Lake Placid

26733 Hwy 27, Moore Haven

Tues-Sat 10am-4pm Closed Sun. & Mon.

132 East Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL

863-699-5940

www.caladiumarts.org

Facebook.com/CaladiumArtsCras

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Executive Director, Jennifer Bush (far right) attended Kokomo 2022 at

Island View Restaurant in Sebring on April 9 th . This event benefited

Ridge Area Arc.

Meet Your Chamber

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President of the Board

Donald Clarke

Clarke Pest Control

Clarke Self Storage

Vice President

Bill Brantley

Brantley Construction

Secretary

Kim Miller

Clarke Pest Control

Treasurer

Curtis Slade III

First Insurance of Lake

Placid

Past President

Vicki Spires

MidFlorida Credit Union

DIRECTORS

Tiffany Bender

Mary Birge

Jean Deuth

John Varady

Gilbert Randall

Katie Wilson

ADMINISTRATION

Executive Director

Jennifer Bush

Administrative Assistant

Nicole Shrout

CHAMBER EMISSARIES

Mary Birge

SouthState Bank

Jean Deuth

Lake and Land Realty

of Highlands

Vicki Spires

MidFlorida Credit Union

VALUED VOLUNTEERS

Patti Boone

Ann Bowers

Grace Butcher

Maryel Clare

Lil Eurich

Maxine Fidler

Patti Gale

Wanda Hatfield

Krestina Heaton

Victoria Henley

Mary Hogan

Cheryl Mysliwy

Mary Nell Naumann

Alice Oldford

Carole Petersen

Sandy Rossborough

Linda Sexsmith

Bettie Zima

For Volunteer

opportunities contact the

Chamber office.

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Thank you

to our Gold, Silver, &

Bronze members for their

Continued Support!

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

Certified Public Accountant

Dedicated to providing our

clients with professional,

personalized service.

First Insurance

Of Lake Placid, Inc.

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Accredited Advisor in Insurance

111 Park Avenue East

Lake Placid, FL 33852-6362

863.465.2835

Fax 863.465.3323

255 E. I B.

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863-465-7000

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