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Medical Intensive Care unit manager Regina Wilkins of Lakeland Regional Hospital (LRH) stood out among her peers in the fight against COVID-19 and was selected for the Key Influencer ride at this year’s SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo. The MICU has been the epicenter of care for the most critically ill COVID patients at LRH, and she has spent countless hours at the bedside, working days, nights, and weekends to support her team and our community. Regina will be joined by many of her colleagues as they celebrate together the successes that their team has endured the past year.   The schedule is as follows:   ARRIVAL OF #7 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14th. Arrival 10:00 am Regina Wilkins will be available prior to her 11:00 am training for interviews. Her flight is scheduled for 12:00. There will be photo opportunities to capture the entire LRH team.  

THURSDAY, APRIL 15th Arrival of Fat Albert and the Blue Angels team     This is a NOTIFICATION that the BLUE ANGELS team will be arriving in Lakeland Thursday, April 15th.   All media is requested to be in place at the Lakeland Linder International Airport TERMINAL SIDE by 10:00 am. The Press Conference will be held planeside next to the Blue Angels’ F/A-18 Super Hornets.  

Complimentary transportation will be available from the Media Center on a limited basis. Departure will begin at approximately 9:00 am. Transportation is limited to 1 person per media outlet or as space permits. A signup sheet will be available at the Media Center beginning at 7:30 am. Personal transportation due to COVID restrictions are encouraged. There is plenty of parking at the airport.   The schedule is as follows:   Fat Albert Arrives: 09:10 am Media Brief: 10:00 am Blue Angels Arrival: 10:00 am Officer Availability Planeside: 10:15 am Completion of Media Event: 10:45 am approximately.   The Blue Angels are scheduled for a practice flight at approximately 12:00.  

PLEASE NOTE: BOTH Media events are NOT AT SUN ‘n FUN. It is on the north side of the airport at the Airport Terminal Building. The address is:   Lakeland Linder International Airport 3900 Don Emerson Dr. Lakeland, FL
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