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  • The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce has partnered with community business leaders to create the THRIVE Winter Park initiative. THRIVE Winter Park is a hyper-local charitable response to the financial impacts of COVID-19 on residents and small businesses in Winter Park to enable and accelerate the city’s recovery after the pandemic. If you would like to donate, click here.

    Thrive Winter Park is housed at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce’s 501-c-3 foundation and is designed fulfill three goals:

    1. Meet immediate needs in our community, like supporting restaurants to bring meals to hospital workers
    2. Evaluate emerging needs and build recovery models
    3. Build capacity for a robust recovery

     

     

  • The Thrive Winter Park Steering Committee include:

    Larry Adams, ACI

    Rick Baldwin, Baldwin Brothers Funerals & Cremations

    James Barnes, Jr., Jambarco

    Justin Birmele, AdventHealth

    William (Billy) Bishop, Bishop Beale Duncan

    Ansley Butts, Monkee’s of Winter Park

    Mike Carolan, Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A.

    John Caron, EIA Social Enterprise Fund I, Tijuana Flats

    Grant & Peg Cornwell, Rollins College

    H. Craig Delongy, John Craig Clothier

    Betsy Gardner Eckbert, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce

    Lawrie Platt Hall, Platt Hall and Associates

    Jane Hames, Embassy Consultants

    Frank Hamner, Frank Hamner, PA

    Carroll Hanley Goggin, DBG Promotions

    Michelle Heatherly, Demetree Global

    Charlene Hotaling, Seacoast Bank

    Allan E. Keen, The Keewin Real Property Company

    Tracy Klingler, Frank

    Mike Lombardi, Lombardi's

    Lawrence Lyman, Tactical Electronics

    Patty Maddox, Winter Park Health Foundation

    Debbie Magruder, Full Sail University

    Jesse Martinez, The Alfond Inn at Rollins

    Joanne McMahon, JM Hospitality

    David Odahowski, Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation

    John Riley, Legacy Fund

    Jason Rottenberg, Arsenal Venture Partners

    Bill Segal, William Segal Inc

    Sam Stark, Rollins College

    Harold Ward, Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A.