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Media Opportunity: Ribbon Cutting for Westwood Middle’s New Gymnasium Tuesday (Dec. 7)

December 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Media Opportunity: Ribbon Cutting for Westwood Middle’s New Gymnasium Tuesday (Dec. 7)

Polk County Public Schools will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday (Dec. 7) for Westwood Middle’s new gymnasium. The event will begin at 5 p.m. inside the gymnasium on Westwood Middle’s campus, 3520 Ave. J. N.W. in Winter Haven. News media are invited to attend. RSVPs are not necessary; however, they’re appreciated for planning…

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SEU to Hold Graduation on the Home Field

December 3, 2021 | Comments Off on SEU to Hold Graduation on the Home Field

LAKELAND, Fla. – Southeastern University (SEU) will hold a commencement ceremony for the fall class of 2021 on Friday, December 10, at 4:30 p.m. on Victory Field at its Lakeland campus.  With a total of 734 graduates, the fall class of 2021 is SEU’s 84th graduating class — bringing up the total number of graduates…

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Applications Are Posted for Spring Internships with the City of Lakeland

December 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Applications Are Posted for Spring Internships with the City of Lakeland

The City of Lakeland School-to-Work Program is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the City of Lakeland Internship Program starting in Spring 2022. The program offers paid internships with a compensation range of $11.00 – $16.00 dependent on the applicant’s GPA credit hours. Interns will work a maximum of 20 hours per…

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Autonomous car arrives at Florida Poly to enhance research at new facility

November 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Autonomous car arrives at Florida Poly to enhance research at new facility

LAKELAND, Fla. – Researchers at Florida Polytechnic University’s Advanced Mobility Institute are beginning a new phase in their work on autonomous vehicle testing and verification. The research is shifting gears from software to hardware testing at a new simulation facility on campus, funded in part by a $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The…

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Snowfest 2021 – A Walk in The Snow – 41st Anniversary

November 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Snowfest 2021 – A Walk in The Snow – 41st Anniversary

LAKELAND, FL (November 30, 2021) | Snowfest returns to Lake Mirror on Saturday, December 4th from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Frances Langford Promenade. The ddCity of Lakeland will be celebrating the 41st Anniversary of this holiday tradition.  The event will feature a stroll through the snow along with other holiday delights in the…

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Noah’s Ark Announces Two Additions to Board of Directors

November 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Noah’s Ark Announces Two Additions to Board of Directors

LAKELAND, FL November 22, 2021 – Noah’s Ark of Central Florida is pleased to announce Lisa Gifford and Sonia Glisson as new members of the Board of Directors.  Gifford has worked with Hall Communications of Lakeland since 2017, currently in the position of Executive Administrative Assistant. Additionally, Gifford’s nonprofit involvement includes service since 2018 with…

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SEU Presents Annual Christmas Concert

November 22, 2021 | Comments Off on SEU Presents Annual Christmas Concert

LAKELAND, Fla. – Southeastern University’s (SEU) College of Arts & Media and the Department of Music will be presenting their annual Christmas Concert on Friday, December 3, and Saturday, December 4. Both concerts will be held on SEU’s Lakeland campus in Bush Chapel at 7:30 p.m.  This year’s concert will feature performances by the SEU…

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Harrison School for the Arts Hosts Music of the Season Concert

November 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Harrison School for the Arts Hosts Music of the Season Concert

Harrison School for the Arts is excited to host the Music of the Season concerts on December 9th and 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the main theatre.  The Harrison Music Department presents string, wind, and vocal performances inspired by the holiday season and the Harrison Symphony Orchestra will be presenting holiday classics including music from…

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Saddle Creek Gun Range Thanksgiving Closure

November 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Saddle Creek Gun Range Thanksgiving Closure

Bartow, Fla. (Nov. 22, 2021) – The Saddle Creek Park Gun Range will be closed Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The gun range will resume its normal operating hours Nov. 27. Normal gun range hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Gun range fees are $10 for three hours of…

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National STOL (Short Takeoff & Landing) Competition Returns to the SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In Festival and Car Show

November 18, 2021 | Comments Off on National STOL (Short Takeoff & Landing) Competition Returns to the SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In Festival and Car Show

Lakeland, FL November 18, 2021 – The Husky National STOL Series invites you to the Central Florida Classic Short Takeo-ff & Landing Competition (STOL), returning to the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus in Lakeland, FL on December 3rd and 4th.   Come out and witness STOL competitors demonstrate their impressive backcountry flying skills as they…

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