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Lake City Chamber of Commerce is taking precautions against potential scams.
The Gateway City Craft Beer and Wine Festival is returning to normal after a setback last year due to COVID. There are a limited number of vendor spots available, and Lake City officials are warning them about a scam.
The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce reached out to the Lake City chamber to let them know a “scammer” called regular vendors and registered them for events in the county, asking for their credit card info.
Lake City’s Director of Business Development wants vendors to know they “…have a few spots left for vendors, but we do not accept credit card payments. So if anybody has called you at all, asked for you to sign up and accept a credit card payment, that is a scam, it is not the chamber of commerce.”
The festival will be held at Wilson Park on October 23rd from 4-8 PM. The Gateway Art Gallery is hosting a silent auction tomorrow night.
The Gateway Art Gallery is hosting a silent auction tomorrow night. The Art League of North Florida is hosting the event and are taking donations as well.
The gallery is home to handmade and photograph creations from those in Lake City and surrounding areas, and some of those donations will be on display…