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The Works Business Resource Center Capital Campaign Picks Up Major Supporters

June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on The Works Business Resource Center Capital Campaign Picks Up Major Supporters

Two of Lakeland’s most highly respected organizations, along with the City of Lakeland, have stepped up to make significant lead gifts to the Lakeland Chamber Foundation’s $5 million capital campaign for The Works Business Resource Center. Broadway Real Estate Service has committed $250,000, The City of Lakeland has committed $250,000, and Citizens Bank & Trust…

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PCPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for Saturday (June 19)

June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on PCPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for Saturday (June 19)

Polk County Public Schools is partnering with the Florida Department of Health in Polk County to make COVID-19 vaccines available at no cost to all PCPS students, employees, and their families. A pop-up vaccination clinic is being held this Saturday, June 19, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ridge Community High, 500 Orchid Drive,…

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A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure Opens New 10,000 Square Foot Facility on the Space Coast

June 16, 2021 | Comments Off on A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure Opens New 10,000 Square Foot Facility on the Space Coast

Titusville, FL: A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure, a Florida based environmental solutions provider, is pleased to announce the official opening of its Space Coast region office in Titusville, Florida. Leading the charge, President Rob Kincart is enthusiastic to expand A-C-T’s offices to the east coast to be a part of the booming space industry and I-95…

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New members add tech-industry insight to Florida Poly Foundation Board

June 15, 2021 | Comments Off on New members add tech-industry insight to Florida Poly Foundation Board

LAKELAND, Fla. – Three new members have been appointed to the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board. Michael Tschanz, Adrian Muhammad, and Ryan Whittemore contribute their expertise in engineering, technology, industry, and entrepreneurism to the Foundation’s Board of Directors. “We are very fortunate to welcome Adrian, Michael, and Ryan to the Foundation Board,” said Kathy Bowman,…

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SONIC Drive-In donates to local area teachers this Teacher Appreciation Month

June 14, 2021 | Comments Off on SONIC Drive-In donates to local area teachers this Teacher Appreciation Month

America’s Drive-In thanked public school teachers by donating $1.5 million to requests for learning supplies across the country OKLAHOMA CITY (June 14, 2021) – To honor the creative efforts teachers have made to maneuver their ever-shifting learning environments and keep students engaged this past year, SONIC® Drive-In donated $1.5 million to teacher requests on national…

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City of Lakeland Launches New and Improved Mobile App

June 11, 2021 | Comments Off on City of Lakeland Launches New and Improved Mobile App

LAKELAND, FL (June 11, 2021) – The City of Lakeland has launched an updated mobile app as just another way to connect with citizens. The app is now available in the Apple iTunes app store and the Android Google Play store. The app is full of features allowing citizens to access the City to find…

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Flying Tigers to Host Independence Day Celebration June 26th

June 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Flying Tigers to Host Independence Day Celebration June 26th

Lakeland, FL – The Lakeland Flying Tigers annual Independence Day Celebration is back for 2021 but with a unique twist.  With no home game scheduled on July 4th, the team will hold its patriotic celebration on Saturday, June 26 when the Flying Tigers battle the Tampa Tarpons (Yankees).  First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.…

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Welcome to Parker Street Sarah Breed

June 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Welcome to Parker Street Sarah Breed

Parker Street Ministries is thrilled to announce Sarah Breed will be joining our team as Development and Communications Director! Sarah begins her journey with us in July. Welcome, Sarah, we are excited to see what God will do in and through you. You had us at love for the Lord, your neighbors, and our mission,…

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PCPS Ends Mask Requirement for Students and Staff

June 9, 2021 | Comments Off on PCPS Ends Mask Requirement for Students and Staff

Polk County Public Schools is no longer requiring students and staff to wear face coverings. During last night’s meeting, the Polk County School Board voted unanimously to lift a requirement that students wear face coverings. The requirement for PCPS employees to wear face coverings is also being lifted. Beginning today (June 9, 2021), face coverings…

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Rewis Appointed as Interim Director of Community & Economic Development

June 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Rewis Appointed as Interim Director of Community & Economic Development

LAKELAND, FL (June 8, 2021) – City Manager Shawn Sherrouse appointed Brian Rewis as Interim Director of Community & Economic Development.  Sherrouse said, “As the Assistant Director, Brian is intimately familiar with the responsibilities of the Department and he is an advocate for our customers and the citizens we serve. During his 18-year tenure with the…

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