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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 June 2014

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Ongoing Main Street Events


Main Street CRA Board Meeting - First Thursday of the month at 12 noon in City Hall


Recycle - Every Wednesday. Regular garbage pickup - Thursday or Friday (instead of Monday or Tuesday).


Historical Society - Every 3rd Monday at Noon. Meeting at the Depot Museum. The Museum is open Wed, Thurs, and Fri from 10 am to 3 pm.  Call (863) 453-3525 for more information.


TAG Studio - The Artists Group (T.A.G.) Studio, located in the Hotel Jacaranda, is open Tuesday - Friday from 10 am - 3 pm, and on Sunday from 11 am - 2 pm for viewing.  They also have classes in painting, clay, and jewelry.  Classes run from November - April.  For more information, please call (863) 784-7346. 


Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club - Every Friday at 6:45 AM

Meeting at the Rotary Building on South Verona Street.  Please call Donna Vinson at (863) 453-6000 for more information.

Avon Park Noon Rotary Club - Every Wednesday at Noon  

Meeting at the Rotary Building on South Verona Street.  Please call Forrest Hilton at (863) 452-2906 for more information.  


Avon Park Library Free Film Series -

Children's movie every Saturday at 11 am with free popcorn and juice for children.

Matinee every Saturday at 2 pm showing popular new releases and some old favorites.

Story time for children ages 5 and under every Wednesday at 10 am.

Call (863) 452-3803.



Welcome to the Avon Park CRA - Main Street District June 

e-Newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on happenings in the Main Street District.


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Main Street CRA
Upcoming Events


Avon Park Jaycees
10th Annual Steak Dinner
Fireworks Fundraiser
June 7th
The Avon Park Jaycees will host their 10th annual Steak Dinner Fireworks fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 7th at Bill Jarrett Ford in Avon Park. All proceeds go directly to the fireworks show for Fourth of July on Lake Verona in Avon Park.  Dinner consists of steak, green beans, baked potato, a roll and sweet tea.  Tickets are $10 and are on sale at Turner Furniture, Laye's Tire, Heartland National Bank or through any Jaycee member.  With the purchase of one ticket, you are entered in a raffle for prizes donated by local businesses.  For more information or to purchase tickets, call Charley Taylor at 202-5580 or Summer Miller at 414-1545.


Movies on the Beach
June 14th 
Donaldson Park
The first Movies on the Beach will be on June 14th starting at dusk in Donaldson Park.  The event promises Family Fun for Everyone, and will feature food vendors in addition to the movie, which will be Field of Dreams.  Bring your own chair and enjoy an evening on the beach.  The event is presented by Sight Unseen Enterprises, who also rent water bikes for your enjoyment!

Avon Park Chamber of Commerce 
Annual Banquet Held 

The Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet was held on May 15th.  Many awards were presented, including:  
Beautification of the Year Award - Little Italy 
Director of the Year Award - Kimberly Batty-Herbert
Business of the Year Award - Highlands Independent Bank 
Volunteer of the Year Award - Marie Krenisky
Lifetime Achievement Award - Rodney and Lisa Davis 
Congratulations to all award winners!  ChamberAwards


Would Your Business Like to Participate in the Buy Main Street Avon Park Program? 

As part of the Avon Park CRA Main Street District's mission to spur economic activity in the Main Street area, the goal of Buy Main Street Avon Park is to simply connect the Avon Park Businesses with the buying power of our local community.  Registered Main Street Avon Park merchants are encouraged to offer special offers and discounts exclusive to Main Street Avon Park card-carrying consumers.  Shoppers will present their Buy Main Street Avon Park card to the merchant when making their purchase to benefit from the offer.  For an application, please visit BuyMainStreetAvonPark.  For more information, email mfowler@avonpark.cc.



Thank you for reading the Main Street Avon Park CRA E-newsletter.  Stay tuned for more information, and visit us online at www.avonparkcra.com

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