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The Third Annual Taste of Dundee Event

The Third Annual Taste of Dundee Event took place on Thursday, 22nd February at the Dundee Community Center in Dundee, Florida. Hosted by the Dundee Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by several local businesses within the community. This event has proven to be a resounding success each year, growing in stature each time it has taken place. Emceed by Area Chamber of Commerce President Jill Kitto , Thursday night’s event offered an array of local business many of them within the food and beverage industry. Local restaurants from within the area were on hand to offer their delightful delicacies , sumptuously prepared food and drinks.


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Among the restaurants represented were , Mirtha’s Café , Floridino’s(Lake Hamilton) , Tanners (Winter Haven), Dundee BBQ, Nooch’s Deli and a number of other well established businesses within our locale.

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Dundee Area Chamber of Commerce President Jill Kitto is seen here addressing members gathered at the Dundee Community Center for the Taste of Dundee.

With the entertainment provided by a live band, members of the public as well as many of the Town of Dundee’s Commissioners on hand to welcome the guests as well as those dignitaries from the surrounding area and the Taste of Dundee being also opened to the public. This event provided the residents within the Town of Dundee with the chance to see what has been always on offer within the town which they might have been completely unaware of.

Scenes from last night’s event can be seen within the gallery below.

Sponsored in part by Intense Ink, Citizens Bank & Trust, MidFlorida Bank, State Farm Insurance and State Wide Housing .

Dundee Area Chamber of Commerce
http://www.dundeeareachamber.org



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Activities for Our Elder Patrons within the Town of Dundee (FL)

Activities for Our Elder Patrons within the Town of Dundee (FL)

Which of the following activities would you like to see in operation here at the Dundee Public Library as the facility seeks to offer some additional services free of charge to patrons and residents in the town ? Or perhaps you would like to offer up another choice other than those listed below? Simply do so by letting a staff member know your thoughts on this all or by leaving a comment on the Facebook page of the Dundee Public Library.

Basic Computer Classes
Book Club
Resume’ creation and writing

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number: (863) 439-9424
Facebook.com : http://www.facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl
Twitter.com : http://www.twitter.com/DundeeLibraryFl
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Fresh Beginnings In 2018 here at the Dundee Public Library Florida

Welcome back and as the Dundee Public Library enters 2018 things begin anew with a new Library Director Vivian Godfrey , presiding over a staff of two part-time employees, Eileen Young , Kaliyah Monroe as well as a group of volunteers, who seek to make the facility a welcoming place for our patrons as well the residents within the Town of Dundee who make use of the facility on a daily basis during our hours of operation.


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Coming soon to the Dundee Public Library will be classes (free) to assist patrons as well as residents with the use their laptops, smartphones , tablets and other digital electronic devices. If you are interested in learning about this all, simply call the library at the number listed below for further information and a staff member will be pleased to assist you.

Note the Dundee Public Library also provides the following services for our patrons as well as our residents, photocopying, fax (facsimile) services, laminating and scanning of documents. Prices for these services are available upon request.

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Interior of the Dundee Public Library

Working in conjunction with Friends of The Library Dundee Inc. (Florida) the library will continue with their joint programs here at our facility as well as outreach programs within the community focused on the young children within the Town of Dundee. For more information concerning the activities on our calendar , simply call us at the number listed below or visit the Facebook pages and websites for the Dundee Public Library as well as Friends of The Dundee Inc. (Florida) .

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number: (863) 439-9424
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl
Website: http://dundeelibbraryflorida.wordpress.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofTheLibraryFl
Website: https://friendsofthelibrarydundee.wordpress.com


 


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Wishing The Patrons and Residents within the Town of Dundee a Happy and Prosperous New Year ….

Wishing The Patrons and Residents within the Town of Dundee a Happy and Prosperous New Year ….

The Dundee  Public  Library staff  and  volunteers would like  to  take  this  opportunity  to  thank  the  residents  and  patrons of the  town for  their   continued  support  and  patronage  throughout 2017. Please  note that the  library  will be  closed  on  Saturday  30th  December  as well as Monday 1st January, 2018.  We will reopen on Tuesday 2nd January   with our usual operational   business hours   from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm.


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Wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year

Dundee Public Library

202 East Main Street

Dundee, FL 33838

Telephone number:  (863) 439-9424



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2017 Christmas Parade for the Town of Dundee , Florida

On  Saturday , 9th  December the  Town  of  Dundee   held   its  Annual   Christmas  Parade  ,  with  all  of  the Town’s Commissioners turning  out  in   force  for  this  event.   Mayor   Sam  Pennant  and  his  fellow  commissioners  were  part of the  parade  as  they  each   traveled  along  the   route  in  a   brand  new    vehicle from  a  local  dealership.  Several local  businesses and  organizations  were  also  part  of  the  morning’s  festivities ,  as   too were    Santa  and  Mrs. Claus,  who  made  the  event  all   the  more  special  for  the  children  who  were  able  to  meet  them  both  at  the   Dundee  Community   Center, where  they  got  the  chance to  have  their  photo  taken  with   Santa  as  well  as  receiving  an  early Christmas  present.  No  doubt  there  will  be  more at  the  foot  of  their  Christmas  trees  on   Christmas   Eve.


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We  would  like to take  this  opportunity  to  thank  the  Dundee  Public  Library  patrons and  residents  of the  Town  of  Dundee  for  attending  this  event  and  wish  you  all  a  Happy   Christmas  and  a  Prosperous  New  Year  !!!!

 

Dundee Public   Library

202 East Main Street

Dundee, FL 33838

Telephone number: (863) 439-9424

Facebook.com  : http://facebook.com/DundeeLibraryFl

 

 

 

 

 

Town of Dundee Christmas Tree Lighting (2017) …

The Town of Dundee (Florida) had its official Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, 7th December at the Dundee Community Center , 605 Lake Marie Drive. Members of the public and residents were welcome for this festive event to ring in the Christmas Season. The town’s dignitaries were there along with members of staff with the event being emceed by Dundee Town Manager Deena Ware .

Partnering with the town to kick off the festivities was the Dundee United Methodist Church . Scenes from the event can be seen below in this montage.

The staff and volunteers of the Dundee Public Library would like to take this opportunity to wish our patrons and residents a Merry Christmas over the Holiday Season !!!


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Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838

Free Movie Night Presentation For The Month of October ” Boss Baby “

Free Movie Night Presentation  For  The  Month  of October   ….  ‘Boss Baby’

The Dundee Public Library resumed their Free Family Movie Night on Friday 13th October and the presentation was the hit animated blockbuster movie ‘ Boss Baby’. Working in conjunction with Friends of The Library Dundee Florida and began at 6:30 pm at the Dundee Public Library. This was a free presentation for those who attended the event along with free refreshments for the families who gathered for this showing.


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Our next Free Family Movie Night presentation will take place on 17th November here at the Library. Please be on the lookout for details for our next showing which will published on Facebook and the websites of the Dundee Public Library and Friends of The Library Dundee Florida .

Scenes from the evening’s event can be seen here .



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Dundee Public Library

202 East Main Street

Dundee , FL 33838

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida

P O Box 1467

Dundee , FL 33838-1467

Welcome Back …..

With the departure of Hurricane Irma from our midst, the Dundee Public Library will be resuming a number of their programs . This upcoming Friday, 22nd September there will be a Morning Story-time Session for the children starting at 10:00 am. Hosting this event will be our usual host, Mary-Ann Podbielski.

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Also , please note with the postponement of our Free Kids’ Movie Night Showing of “Boss Baby” which was due to have taken place on 15th September , this showing will now be rescheduled for 13th October, at 6:30 pm here at the Dundee Public Library. Please note it is required that those wishing to attend this event will have to register in advance due to the limited number seating (limited to forty-nine people) as mandated by the Dundee Fire Department and Town of Dundee regulations. Registration can be done by phone or in person here at the library .

Free drinks and other refreshments will be available for those attending.



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Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee , FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

Friends of The Library Dundee Florida Inc
P O Box 1467
Dundee , FL 33838-1467

FEMA Relief Assistance ….

For those Town of Dundee residents and within Polk County seeking emergency relief assistance from FEMA here is a link to the federal agency’s website detailing the requirements for those applicants in need. Assistance will also be provided at the Dundee Public Library for applicants who are having difficulty in filling out their application for relief aid . Please make sure you have in your possession documents needed , to fill out your application . Please refer to the information below regarding the application process .

Visit DisasterAssistance.gov to apply for assistance online. If you experience difficulty applying online, you may also call (800) 621-3362 / TTY (800) 462-7585 to apply during standard hours of operation (7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Time), 7 days a week . You can also check your application status at DisasterAssistance.gov. Survivors have 60-days from the date of a declaration for Individual Assistance to apply for assistance.

When you register for disaster assistance either online or by phone, you will need the following to complete your application.
Social Security number
Address of the location where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address)
Current mailing address
Current telephone number
Insurance information
Total household annual income
Routing and account number for your checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into your bank account).
A description of your disaster-caused damage and losses

Dundee Public Library
202 East Main Street
Dundee, FL 33838
Telephone number : (863) 439-9424

FEMA (Dept of Homeland Security Federal Agency) : https://www.fema.gov/apply-assistance

Helping Hands , Playing Our Part Within The Community

Helping Hands , Playing Our Part Within The Community
Well , on Saturday afternoon for the better part of three and a half hours I spent my time at the local Community Center (Dundee Community Center, FL) with fellow local volunteers, which among them included Dundee Town Mayor Sam Pennant, his wife Doreen Pennant , Town Manager Deena Ware as well as Town Commissioners Rukhsana Harper and Bertram ‘Bert ‘ Goddard , as aid was provided to distressed local residents of not only the Town of Dundee , but also those from the surrounding area of our local community. Working in conjunction with Polk County Sheriffs Department, the town’s own Fire Department, the aid provided, was of considerable help to the residents in question who suffered immeasurable loss do to Hurricane Irma.


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On Sunday morning these volunteers and I will be back in action at the Dundee Community Center from 9:00 am until the designated finish time providing more aid to the residents in need within the community.

http://www.townofdundee.com


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Dundee Town Manager Deena Ware (left) is seen here with a Polk County Sherriff’s  Detective.