ENGAGE is funded entirely by generous sponsors requiring no dues to be paid by members who are employed by Chamber members. Programs offered by ENGAGE include:
- Lunch & Learns
- Leadership Development such as ENGAGE Serves
- Socials with like-minded young professionals
- Participation in the Stuff the Bus campaign each summer to benefit the Polk County School Board’s Heart Project
- Other opportunities to engage in the community and give back
ENGAGE believes in advancing the next generation of our community’s leaders through our motto, “Educate, Collaborate, Serve”.
- Educate – ENGAGE hosts Lunch & Learns featuring leaders who focus on topics to help attendees develop both personally as well as in their professional careers.
- Collaborate – ENGAGE is a venue for young professionals to build their personal networks and make valuable connections with their peers from various industries in the area.
- Serve – ENGAGE prides itself on being an organization that gives back to the Bartow community through programs such as ENGAGE Serves, Stuff the Bus, and more!
Engage is a program of the Bartow Area Chamber Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit foundation registered in the State of Florida. “A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Charter Number 753092 – FEI 59-2038680 Consumer’s Certificate of Exemption Issued Pursuant to Chapter 212, Florida Statutes Certificate Number 85-801062227C-6.