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TheLearning Resource Center of Polk County, Inc. (LRC) invites those interested in teaching or tutoring part-time to join a ZOOM job fair on Monday, November 2020 or Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10 a.m. Attendees of the virtual hiring event will learn about available opportunities to help students become more successful academically. During the ZOOM…

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Local SERVPRO fire restoration specialist says use common sense and caution to help control risk of holiday season home fires Highland City, FL (Grassroots Newswire) November 18, 2020 – In a year when large holiday gatherings may not be possible, fire damage restoration specialist David Touchton of SERVPRO of Bartow/Lakeland Highlands says a focus on…

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LAKELAND, FL – The RP Funding Center will be hosting its 2nd Annual City of Lakeland Holiday Tree Decorating Contest as a fundraiser for United Way of Central Florida! UWCF’s mission is to improve lives and strengthen our community!   Community Kick Off Event November 20th at 6pm to 8pm with United Way President and…

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Dr. Andersen at Meridien Research is looking for volunteers to participate in the Novavax 2019nCoV-301 COVID-19 vaccine trialThe COVID-19 pandemic is a global health crisis. Meridien Research is seeking people within our community to volunteer for a clinical trial aimed at developing a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19.COVID-19 is having a catastrophic effect on…

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Board adds Apple exec., mobility leader, STEM diversity pioneer, and renowned physician LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida’s Board of Governors appointed four distinguished and diverse members to the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees. Technology executive Lyn Stanfield, transportation systems leader Beth Kigel, STEM diversity champion Dr. Laine Powell, and prominent physician Dr. Narendra Kini will…

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Polk County Public Schools is sharing plans for its pandemic-safe 2021 Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year event. “This is the school district’s signature event, a special evening when we come together to honor our employees for the life-changing work they perform each day. Much time and effort has gone into planning the 2021…

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LAKELAND, Fla. – On Sunday, November 22, Southeastern University will host its commencement ceremony at Victory Field on the university’s campus at 4:30 p.m. The ceremony will include participants from both the spring and fall graduating classes. Scott Williams, chief executive officer of Nxt Level Solutions, will be the commencement speaker.  The spring commencement ceremony,…

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Polk County Public Schools is offering a curbside meal pickup this Friday, Nov. 20 to provide students with food during the upcoming fall break. The meals are available to all children 18 and under. If children are not present at pickup, please bring one of the following forms of child identification: school ID card, page…

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