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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 June 2015

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Ongoing Main Street Events
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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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Upcoming Events

Avon Park Jaycees
11th Annual Steak Dinner
Fireworks Fundraiser
June 6th

The Avon Park Jaycees will host their 11th annual Steak Dinner Fireworks fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 6th 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 Charlye Taylor at 202-5580.


2015 Chamber Annual 

Award Banquet

June 18th

Call the Chamber to sign up for the 2015 Avon Park Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Celebration & Banquet. This year's event will be held at Sun N Lake Island View Restaurant on Thursday, June 18th from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. and will feature the Funk Monster Band!  The cost is $40 per person - please RSVP to the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce at 863-453-3350 by June 11th. Wear your best 50's or sock hop attire - there will be awards for the best costume! Event sponsors this year are Senator Denise Grimsley, State Representative Cary Pigman, Royal Care of Avon Park, and Duke Energy.

Avon Park Autumn Bike Fest 
Looking for Vendors
October 2-4, 2015
ABATE of Florida Safety and Education is looking for vendors for the Avon Park Autumn Bike Fest on October 2, 3, and 4, 2015.  If you are interested, please contact them at 941-613-1232, or email them at flsunbum@juno.com.  Visit their website at abateflorida.

Main Street CRA Businesses -
Do You Have Any Summer Specials You Want Advertised?
Send the information to mfowler@avonpark.cc and we will add it to the next newsletter!
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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