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Main Street CRA Avon Park Newsletter

Main Street Matters 

 February 2016

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


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Upcoming Events

2016 is a Leap Year!
A leap year is any year with 366 days instead of the usual 365 days. Therefore, leap day in 2016 will fall on Monday, February 29th. 

Vet Jam Music Fest
Looking for Vendors
March 5, 2016
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Vet Jam Music Fest will take place on the Mall on March 5th from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.  This event is to benefit Veterans Projects and Charities. If you are interested in being a sponsor or a vendor, please contact Annie Feeney at 863-440-4554.     

Springtime on the Mall
Vendor Application
The Avon Park Chamber of Commerce is looking for vendors for the 28th annual Springtime on the Mall.  The event will be Friday, March 11, 2016 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Please return the following application springtime-on-the-mall no later than February 29, 2016.

Florida Vets Business Training Grants Program
Veterans Florida administers a training grant program to assist businesses seeking to hire veterans who need custom workforce-skills.  Up to $8,000 per veteran trained may be reimbursed to a business.  To determine if your business is eligible for this program, fill out an application on the website www.veteransflorida.org/grant and they will contact your business and help you through the next steps in the process. Businesses that leverage the immense veteran talent in Florida gain access to workers who are disciplined and have a strong work ethic.

First United Methodist Church
200 S. Lake Avenue
Please join us on Sunday mornings at 11:30 a.m. for our "new" Contemporary Service. Enjoy the music and stay for refreshments! Our traditional service is still at 10:00 a.m.

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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