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We love our celebrities who are helping us get the word out about the Chamber's Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 21, 6:00 p.m. at the Bartow Civic Center. Do you have your tickets yet? Reserve yours today! In these photos, Talladega Nights' Ricky Bobby (incoming Chamber Pres. Clint Edwards), helps the celebrity guests place their handprints in the cement at the Chinese Theatre to promote THE SILVER SCREEN event. Come dressed to impress or dress as your fav movie character - it's going to be a BLAST! Pre-promotion sponsors so far: A-C-T Environmental and Infrastructure; Bartow Ford Company; Carla Meeks Webpro Realty; CenterState Bank; Crosswired Electric; Terrie Lobb Catering; Thunder Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram; Spath Jewelers; SEMCO Construction and Evolve Contracting, Inc.

ANNUAL MEETING COMING UP!

SIGN UP AS A SPONSOR OR TO RESERVE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS HERE.

The Chamber is gearing up for the biggest event of the year, the Chamber Annual Meeting. This year's theme, chosen by incoming President, Clint Edwards (aka Ricky Bobby), is "The Silver Screen."

Attendees are encouraged to dress as their favorite movie character - such as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz, or the shark from Jaws, etc. - or just dress to impress for the event.

At the Annual Meeting the presidential gavel will be passed to the incoming president, and new board members will be announced. The winner of the George W. Harris Bartow Leadership Award will also be announced. You may nominate someone from the alumni list of Bartow Leadership members at the link below.

The George W. Harris Leadership Bartow Award is given each year to a member of the Leadership Bartow Alumni who has provided consistent leadership in enhancing Bartow’s quality of life. It is the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce’s most prestigious award and will be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting to be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Any Chamber member is eligible to nominate a candidate. Deadline for nominations is Monday, January 9, 2017. For more information, call 863-533-7125.

Choose the link to see a list of all graduating Leadership Bartow classes and the Leadership nomination form. The Leadership founding members are also on this list. Your nominee must be from this list of names. Those names with an asterisk (*) are past recipients of the award.
http://www.chamberorganizer.com/memb…/secure/forms/mlist.php

The annual meeting is a sell out event, sponsors and individuals are asked to reserve their seats now!

NOMINATE SOMEONE TODAY FOR

THE GEORGE W. HARRIS LEADERSHIP AWARD

The George W. Harris Leadership Bartow Award is given each year to a member of the Leadership Bartow Alumni who has provided consistent leadership in enhancing Bartow’s quality of life. It is the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce’s most prestigious award and will be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting to be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Any Chamber member is eligible to nominate a candidate. Deadline for nominations is Monday, January 9, 2017. For more information, call 863-533-7125.

Choose the link to see a list of all graduating Leadership Bartow classes. The Leadership founding members are also on this list. Your nominee must be from this list of names. Those names with an asterisk (*) are past recipients of the award.
http://www.chamberorganizer.com/memb…/secure/forms/mlist.php

 

 

 

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Follow these links for more information:

Main Street Bartow, Inc.

City of Bartow Parks and Recreation Dept.

Polk County History Center

Lots to do on Bartow’s Main Street every month

Movies on the Lawn
Come watch a free movie on the lawn on the fourth Friday of every month. The movie begins shortly after dark on the corner of Main and Wilson at the grassy lot. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and bug spray and enjoy a popular movie outdoors with the family – there’s nothing like it! Usually one of the service clubs will have snacks available for purchase, or bring your own. See you at dark-thirty!

Community Yard Sale

Always the third Saturday every month, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., downtown Bartow.

Farmer’s Market
Each Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - except the week of Christmas, come to Fort Blount Park and find fresh vegetables plus other great item at the Main Street Farmer’s Market.

Friday, Friday, Friday
Friday Fest Street Party fun continues on January 20, 2017! Live entertainment, and great community fun.

Saturday, Saturday, Saturday
Every second Saturday, find collectibles and treasures at the Downtown Antique Fair on East Main Street from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Main Street Bartow’s Uptown Community Yard Sale is on the third Saturday of each month on the corner of Wilson and Main. Look for bargains or sell your treasures from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

For more information on any Main Street Bartow events, call the office at (863) 519-0508. If you know someone who would like to receive the newsletter call or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Main Street Bartow is located at 180 South Central Ave.