Make Plans To Attend 2009 Super Bowl Breakfast

clip_image002The day before Super Bowl XLIII fans will join sports legends in Tampa for the 22nd annual Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast. The NFL sanctioned Breakfast is expected to bring out nearly 7,000 guests in attendance to hear from distinguished NFL athletes and coaches and to see the awarding of the prestigious Bart Starr Award.

The Bart Starr Award is voted on by the NFL players and honors one player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community. The award, bearing the name of NFL Hall of Famer Bart Starr, honors Starr’s lifelong commitment to serving as a positive role model to his family, teammates and community. Past winners include NFL Greats LaDainian Tomlinson, Derrick Brooks, John Lynch, Aeneas Williams and Reggie White.

The 2009 breakfast program features NFL athletes and coaches, including Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy, NFL Hall of Famers Bart Starr and Anthony Munoz, Tampa Bay Buccaneer Derrick Brooks and former San Francisco 49er Brent Jones as emcee. There will be NFL Films highlights, interviews, humor and personal stories of success and failure, family and faith.

The Super Bowl Breakfast is Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. at the USF Sun Dome. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased on www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-866-448-7849. For more information, visit www.superbowlbreakfast.com.


Citizens Bank & Trust Holiday Open House

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Chamber members are invited to join the Citizens Bank family as they celebrate the holidays in their new location on Lake Morton! There will be plenty of networking, holiday cheer & delicious edibles from Chef Terrie Lobb.

Thursday, December 11
5:00-7:00 pm
Citizens Bank & Trust Downtown Office
402 S Kentucky Avenue
Please RSVP by December 8 to (863) 686-1430.

November Small Business of the Month

Mike Marcewicz founded Mike’s Painting & Home Improvements, Inc. in 1990.  Since that time Mike’s Painting has been serving the Lakeland, Mulberry, Bartow and Plant City areas.  He built this company’s reputation into one of the leaders in the painting industry.

Mike’s Painting believes in prompt service and the highest quality and professionalism from start to finish.  From a single room to an entire home, each square inch is coated with this philosophy.

Mike’s Painting operates 6 fully equipped vehicles and a staff of professionals to ensure a quality job each and every time.  With 15 to 20 employees, on average, Mike’s Painting is the leader when it comes to residential painting, with thousands of satisfied customers.  From start to finish Mike’s Painting will ensure that from the preparation to the finished product your home will look its best and last for many years to come.  Mike’s Painting is also the leading company for your entire commercial needs.  They have expertise in working off high lifts, spraying large amounts of paint to save time and understanding which materials are best for your project.  Many other services offered include expert color advice, drywall repairs on both walls and ceilings, popcorn ceiling painting or removal, pool decks, stucco repair, pressure washing, wood replacement, waterproofing, stone and brick houses, sealing of patio pavers and all types of texture finishes.  Whether it is a small settling crack or full sheets of drywall replacement, Mike’s Painting can remedy the problem.

Thousands of satisfied customers have put their trust in Mike’s Painting and the company’s reputation of superior customer service over its 18 years of operation.  Mike’s Painting is licensed, insured and bonded, all employees are drug test and a complete background check is performed.  What is the key to the company’s success?  Its integrity and teamwork!

Mike’s Painting is also proud to give back to the community by sponsoring several youth athletic programs, community foundations and charities.  All employees are encouraged to do the same as well as volunteer within the community.

The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Mike’s Painting & Home Improvements, Inc. as the Small Business of the Month award winner for November.

  • Michael Marcewicz
  • Mike’s Painting & Home Improvements, Inc.
  • 574 Peninsular Drive
  • Lakeland, FL 33813-3546
  • 863/701-8180 Phone
  • 863/709-0609 Fax
  • www.mikespaintinglakeland.com

December Business & Breakfast


We would like to invite you to the December Business & Breakfast presented by


Regions Bank &

Hosted by:

GLT Total Office 

2929 South Combee Road

Thursday, December 11

7:30 – 9:00 AM

Come to hear  Chuck Welch & Lorrie Delk Walker discuss “Social Networking & New Media Trends”, your business could benefit from these new tools.

Cost to attend:  $5 Chamber Member ~ $15 Non-Member

Please R.S.V.P. by 5:00 the day prior to the event.  You may register and pay online or, call 863/688-8551, Ext 232