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2020 ANNUAL AWARDS VIDEO - CLICK HERE
 
Let's Take a Moment to Congratulate
The 2020 Chamber Award Winners...
 
Larry Bossarte
Citizen of the Year Award
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Gail Quam
The Jerry Miller Community Leadership Award
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Chief Joe Jenkins
Public Servant of the Year Award
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McKeon Chiropractic Clinic, P.A.
Carl F. Durso Award for Excellence in Business
(small business)
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Dyer Kia Dyer Chevrolet
Carl F. Durso Award for Excellence in Business
(large business)

 

No Child Should Have To Grow Up In Poverty

No Child Should Have To Grow Up In Poverty Image

870,505 children in Florida live in poverty. Of those children, 26 percent live in Polk County. These statistics are grimmer when you focus on Lake Wales. In the three zip codes that encompass the city limits, the childhood poverty rate is much higher, ranging from 29.9 percent in 33880 to 43.8 percent in 33859.

 

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