Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Presents: The Second Annual Sunday in the Park, A Taste of Hollywood!

The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual Sunday in the Park, a Taste of Hollywood on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from noon to 5:30 p.m. at ArtsPark at Young Circle. The community event, free to the public, will feature:

  • Food from some of the best local restaurants
  • Wine Garden, sponsored by Hollywood Discount Liquor & Wine/Perfect Liquor & Wine
  • Craft Beer Garden, sponsored by Hollywood Brewery,
  • Art Show, sponsored by Squatter –Mobile Art Gallery
  • Muzart Creative Studio Kidz Korner, sponsored by Billy’s Stone Crab Hollywood
  • Trendy Business Expo
  • Vintage Motorcycle Show
  • Music and more!  

Sunday in the Park will create a fun environment for over 3,000 attendees!

“There is nothing like Sunday in the Park: A Taste of Hollywood to promote your business, your restaurants, your products…  The ArtsPark is the ideal setting for a day of fun & business! Join us and showcase what you have to offer! You will have a captive audience, great exposure and a ton of publicity that will market this event! Participants attest that this event does more for their business than any other marketing campaign.  Come and be a part of this success story!” said Anne Hotte, CEO of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Event goers will have the opportunity to purchase food from some of the best local restaurants.  Businesses can also participate in the event by taking an expo booth, this event is the best place to promote goods and services, to local folks. Secure your booth today!

In addition, Hollywood’s First Lady Jackie Levy will host a special Garden Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the stage of the ArtsPark amphitheater. Reservations ($50 per person) are required. The Garden Brunch will be sponsored by Point Royal at the Diplomat and GG’s Waterfront Bar & Grill

The event is presented in collaboration with the City of Hollywood, the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), ArtsPark at Young Circle and also sponsored by Waste Pro, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, Squatter-Mobile Art Gallery, South Florida Sun Times, Cox Media Group, HOT 105, 99JAMZ, Easy93.1 and HITS 97.3, Hollywood Gazette.

For more information about Sunday in the Park, a Taste of Hollywood, or to reserve your booth please visit www.sundayintheartspark.com  or call 954.923.4000.

Hollywood Chamber Hosts 15th Annual ‘Grapes for Grades’ to Raise Scholarship Dollars

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (GHCC) and the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation (HFSF) a 501 (c3) invite the public to participate in the 15th Annual Grapes for Grades event—a soirée of Fine Wine, Gourmet Food and Live Music.

The event will be held Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Diplomat Golf and Tennis Club – 501 Diplomat Parkway – from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This upscale evening will also feature a fantastic silent auction and a drawing for a luxury 10-day cruise for two aboard the elegant Oceania M/S Riviera from the port of Miami to the Caribbean islands and back to Miami!

Grapes for Grades is a signature Hollywood event benefiting the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides college scholarships to deserving seniors from local Hollywood high schools.  For over 14 years, the signature event has raised more than $360,000 for the Foundation and has helped over 450 students with high tuition rates.

“Grapes for Grades is the ultimate gathering of the community and businesses in support of our local college-bound students. Supporting these students is critical to ensure that Hollywood has the future work force to support its continued growth.  Join me on September 15 and together we can make a difference as we bring resources and hope to our local students.” –Sara Lavenka, Co- Chair 2017 Grapes for Grades & Mortgage Masters Inc.

Event guests will have the opportunity to sample wines from around the world, courtesy of Hollywood Discount Liquor and Wine, taste gourmet food from some of the area’s best eateries, enjoy live music and browse through an elaborate silent auction with exclusive items.

This event is sponsored by: Nova Southeastern University, GreatHealthWorks, The Rain Law Firm, Hollywood Discount Liquor & Wine, Perfect liquor & Wine,

SUN Credit Union, Diplomat Golf and Tennis Club,  Boucher Brothers Management Inc., Community Service Foundation of Broward County Robert Giacin Trustee, Calvin Giordano & Associates, Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach

Diplomat Beach Resort,  Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, NV5, Shuham & Shuham , P.A, Tripp Scott Attorneys at Law, Union Institute & University, Veria & Associates Realty, ww.RENTHOLLYWOOD.com, Barry University, Cox Media Group, HITS 97.3, Benchmark Contracting Inc., The Pressroom and JetBlue.

Single entry tickets are $75 in advance and $90 at the door. The cost to enter the drawing to win the luxury cruise is $100. Also available is a VIP Wine and Dine package for $200 that includes two entry tickets and one luxury cruise drawing entry. Tickets are available for purchase at the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce located at 330 North Federal Highway in Hollywood or with the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation.

For more information, please visit www.hollywoodchamber.org or (954) 923-4000

 

Hollywood Chamber Hosts 14th Annual ‘Grapes for Grades’ to Raise Scholarship Dollars

A Soirée of Fine Wines, Gourmet Foods and Music  

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (GHCC) and the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation (HFSF) a 501 (c3) invite the public to participate in the 14th Annual Grapes for Grades event—a soirée of Fine Wine, Gourmet Food and Live Music. The event will be held Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Hollywood Beach Marriott, 2501 N. Ocean Drive from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This upscale evening will also feature a fantastic silent auction and a drawing for a luxury 10-day cruise for two aboard the elegant Oceania M/S Riviera to Caribbean hideaway islands of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, St. John’s Antigua, Bridgetown, Barbados, Castries, St. Lucia, Gustavia and St. Barts!

“Grapes for Grades” is signature Hollywood event benefiting the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation a nonprofit organization that provides college scholarships to deserving seniors from local Hollywood high schools that helps to finance their pursuit of higher education. At this difficult time in our economy, students need new ways to fund and afford the rising cost of education. As college graduates, these students will have many more opportunities and a better chance to become productive citizens of our community. In the past 13 years, “Grapes for Grades” has raised more than $330,000 for the Foundation and has funded approximately 380 students.

“Grapes for Grades is the ultimate gathering of the community and businesses in support of our local college-bound students. Supporting these students is critical to ensure that Hollywood has the future work force to support its continued growth.  Join me on September 16 and together we can make a difference as we bring resources and hope to our local students.” –Sara Lavenka, Co- Chair 2016 Grapes for Grades & Mortgage Masters Inc.


Event guests will have the opportunity to sample wines from around the world, courtesy of Hollywood Discount Liquor and Wine, taste gourmet food from some of the area’s best eateries, enjoy live music and browse through an elaborate silent auction with exclusive items.

Participant restaurants are:

  • Adena Grill & Wine Bar@ Gulfstream Park
  • Diplomat Prime at the Diplomat Resort & Spa
  • Disalvo’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant
  • Elements Bistro at Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach
  • GG’s Waterfront Bar &Grill
  • Gino’s Italian American Deli & Meat Market
  • Juniper On The Water
  • JWB Prime Steak and Seafood @ Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort
  • Latitudes at the Hollywood Beach Marriott
  • Mama Mia’s Italian Ristorante
  • Over The Top Catering
  • Red Chair Catering
  • Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt
  • S & J Catering
  • Sushi Room

Parting gifts are courtesy of: Popcorn Zone and Hialeah Products New Urban Farms.

This event is sponsored by: Nova Southeastern University, GreatHealthWorks, The Rain Law Firm, Hollywood Discount Liquor & Wine, My Perfect Bottle

SUN Credit Union, Hollywood Beach Marriott, Barry University, Boucher Brothers Management Inc., Community Service Foundation of Broward County Robert Giacin Trustee, Calvin Giordano & Associates, Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach

Diplomat Resort & Spa, Event Decorating Academy, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, NV5, Shuham & Shuham , P.A, Tripp Scott Attorneys at Law, Union Institute & University, Veria & Associates Realty, ww.RENTHOLLYWOOD.com, Barry University, Cox Media Group, HITS 97.3, Benchmark Contracting Inc., MR. Restoration, The Pressroom, JetBlue and Union Printing.

Single entry tickets are $75 in advance and $90 at the door. The cost to enter the drawing to win the luxury cruise is $100. Also available is a VIP Wine and Dine package for $200 that includes two entry tickets and one luxury cruise drawing entry. Tickets are available for purchase at the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce located at 330 North Federal Highway in Hollywood or with the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation.

For more information please visit www.hollywoodchamber.org or (954) 923-4000

Monthly Update – Florida Tourism by the Numbers in February 2016

Did you know Florida welcomed a record 105 million* visitors in 2015?

Domestic visitors accounted for 85.5% of total overnight visitation, an increase of 8%. International visitation accounted for 14.5% of total overnight visitation, with an estimated 11.2 million* overseas visitors and 4.0 million* Canadians.

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Additionally, the number of travel-related jobs reached a record high with 1.2 million Floridians employed in the tourism industry.

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If you missed Governor Scott’s press conference, you can read Sunshine Matters.

Vision Hollywood 2020, February 29th 5:30-8:00pm at the Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center

Do you think you have ideas for what our City should look like? Join Hollywood’s residents and businesses at Vision Hollywood 2020

Vision Hollywood 2020 posterWhat will the City look like in the future?

Save the Date to participate in a fast-paced, interactive, community visioning session facilitated by Co-founder of the Creative Cities Summit and author of For the Love of Cities, Peter Kageyama, along with innovation consultant Michelle Royal. They will lead a community dialogue to help identify the priorities residents, business owners and other community stakeholders have for the City of Hollywood. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE!!!

Be a part of improving your community and making Hollywood an even better place to live, work and play! Click here to learn more about Hollywood Vision 2020.

Please let your neighbors know about this opportunity to help shape Hollywood’s future. Free parking and light refreshments provided. For more information, please contact Lorie Mertens-Black, Chief Civic Affairs Officer, at 954-921-3201.