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Lake Wales Area Foundation


Established in 1989, the Lake Wales Area Foundation provides a fantastic opportunity for local businesses and investors to have a significant impact on the future of our city. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, the Foundation funds programs such as Youth Leadership, Leadership Lake Wales, Shining Star and other worthwhile community projects. With education being essential to the economic vitality of Lake Wales, the Foundation helps keep our citizens informed, knowledgeable, and prepared for current and future opportunities to grow and prosper!

Your heartfelt and generous donation to this organization is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by federal law and is greatly appreciated! You may donate online via our website, thru email or contact our Chamber office at (863) 676-3445. If you prefer regular mail, our address is:

Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce & EDC
340 W. Central Ave.
Lake Wales, FL 33859-0191

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“Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.”  John Kennedy

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”  Benjamin Franklin

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