The Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours takes place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and is hosted by Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, 1099 E. State Road 60. RSVP to email@example.com or 863-676-3445. Free to chamber members and their staff; $20 non-members.
Joseph St. Germain, from Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing’s new research firm, Downs & St. Germain, will speak about the importance of research and give an update on the current visitor-and-lodging study during thePolk County Tourist Development Council marketing meeting, 9 a.m. Thursday to be held at the PCTSM office at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road in Auburndale. The public is welcome. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, St. Germain is president/partner of Downs & St. Germain and specializes in multivariate statistical techniques.
Executive communication coach, professional speaker and Toastmaster Mark Gai will speak at 6 p.m. June 30 at “Grow with Toastmasters Sneak Peak” sponsored by the Winter Haven Toastmasters Club at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 656 NW Ave. L, Winter Haven. Gai, a frequent contributor and keynote presenter at diverse leadership institutes and professional associations, will share techniques showing how Toastmasters helped him become a persuasive communicator. Registration and social time start at 6 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. A door prize will be awarded. Admission is free. Seating is limited; RSVP at…
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