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Is Your Company A Best Places to Work?

March 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Is Your Company A Best Places to Work?

Apply for the 2020 BPTW Award Since 2003, we have recognized the Best Places to Work in Polk County through a competitive application process that honors employers who exemplify best practices in their workplace & who are committed to improving the quality of life for their employees Applications are due April 1st to May 31st.…

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Emily Rogers Consulting + Coaching’s Women’s Leadership Development Program, Mastering Leadership, begins April 14

March 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Emily Rogers Consulting + Coaching’s Women’s Leadership Development Program, Mastering Leadership, begins April 14

Join Emily Rogers and other professional growth- oriented colleagues for Mastering Leadership a 12-week women’s leadership development program that includes six 90-minute virtual workshops, two one-on-one coaching sessions, and a 360-degree leadership assessment. The fee is $2,450 and registration is now open. Workshops will be held virtually 9:30-11:00am ET on Wednesdays, April 14 and 28,…

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SEU Students Find a Way to Give Back Over Spring Break

March 22, 2021 | Comments Off on SEU Students Find a Way to Give Back Over Spring Break

LAKELAND, Fla. – Amidst the global pandemic, the missions department at Southeastern University has had to be more flexible than ever before. Typically leading trips internationally, students have learned to see the value and significance of local and domestic missions this year. In addition, they have been inspired to put a greater focus on giving…

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Florida Southern College Hires Head Coach to Lead Moc’s Overwatch Esports Team

March 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Florida Southern College Hires Head Coach to Lead Moc’s Overwatch Esports Team

Florida Southern College has named Elliott “Hayes” Hayes as the new head coach for its Overwatch esports team. Hayes will coach remotely, beginning immediately. The Mocs Overwatch team recently finished their first week with their new head coach with two victories in the Spring 2021 Overwatch Collegiate Championship tournament. Hayes has been coaching Overwatch professionally…

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SUN ‘n FUN Recognizes Front-Line Workers and First Responders at First Friday Flight Night

March 17, 2021 | Comments Off on SUN ‘n FUN Recognizes Front-Line Workers and First Responders at First Friday Flight Night

Lakeland, FL: SUN ‘n FUN, one of Lakeland’s most iconic events, is making it easier for locals to attend its weekend festivities while supporting Downtown Lakeland on April 2nd, 2021. Continuing the fun theme of “Flight Night”, SUN ‘n FUN is the hosting sponsor for the city’s First Friday event, held monthly in the city’s central…

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Polk County Visitor Center Hosts Free Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 3

March 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Polk County Visitor Center Hosts Free Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 3

Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center (CFVIC) will host an Easter Egg Hunt event on Saturday, April 3. This free event will take place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., featuring kid-friendly activities, giveaways and egg hunts beginning at the top of each hour (children will be separated into three age groups for each of the four…

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CareerSource Polk’s Summer Youth Internship Program

March 17, 2021 | Comments Off on CareerSource Polk’s Summer Youth Internship Program

The Application for CareerSource Polk’s for Summer Youth Internship Program closes THIS Friday.  This year’s Internship Program will pay up to $15 per hour, offer additional financial incentives for youth for who complete career readiness milestones and provide needed supportive services that would ensure youth participants have basic needs met in order to full engage…

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Grapefruit League Best of the Ballparks finals: Publix Field vs. LECOM Park

March 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Grapefruit League Best of the Ballparks finals: Publix Field vs. LECOM Park

We have two familiar venues in the 2021 Grapefruit League Best of the Ballparks finals: Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium (Detroit Tigers) vs. LECOM Park (Pittsburgh Pirates). Both are previous Best of the Ballparks fan vote winners, both in our spring-training votes and our High-A ballpark competitions. Both are historic venues, and both feature long-term relationships between teams…

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Peace River Center

March 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Peace River Center

Through Florida Blue Foundation Grant, Peace River Center Offers Free Mental Health First Aid Course to Talbot House, Additional Courses Coming in May – Peace River Center, a nonprofit behavioral health organization serving Polk, Hardee, and Highlands Counties, recently provided free virtual Mental Health First Aid training to Talbot House Ministries staff members thanks to…

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Digital Boardwalk – Inc.

March 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Digital Boardwalk – Inc.

With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 51.6 Percent, Digital Boardwalk Ranks No. 239 on Inc. Magazine’s List of Florida’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Florida list employed more than 83,000 people in 2019. Inc. magazine today revealed that Digital Boardwalk is No. 239 on its second annual Inc. 5000 Regionals:…

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