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Lakeland Regional Health’s Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness To Resume Development

September 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Regional Health’s Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness To Resume Development

Lakeland, FL – In November 2019, the City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health announced an unprecedented investment in our community aimed to lift up those with behavioral health needs and help lessen their distress and challenges. The project, which was slated for completion in 2021, was temporarily put on hold to focus efforts on the COVID-19…

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2021 Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Nominating Committee Report

August 31, 2020 | Comments Off on 2021 Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Nominating Committee Report

The 2021 Board of Directors Nominating Committee, in accordance with Articles VIII and XII of the Chamber Bylaws, was charged with developing a slate of twelve (12) individuals to serve a three (3) year term on the Board of Directors. Accordingly, I am pleased to present the following slate to the membership for election, effective…

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Duffy & Lee Carpet Co. Partners with Habitat for Humanity ReStore to Make Affordable Flooring Accessible to Lakeland Businesses

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Duffy & Lee Carpet Co. Partners with Habitat for Humanity ReStore to Make Affordable Flooring Accessible to Lakeland Businesses

Amid the still-ongoing tension and uncertainty afflicting the Lakeland Community as a whole, and especially small businesses, Duffy & Lee Carpet Company has offered a hopeful solution for those struggling with tight budgets. The Duffy & Lee Carpet Company services both central and southern Florida from their Lakeland and Fort Lauderdale locations. With their expert…

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Polk Counts! 2020 Census – 8/24 Community Challenge Update

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Polk Counts! 2020 Census – 8/24 Community Challenge Update

The top municipalities for this week’s Census Community Challenge are as follows: the City of Davenport with an overall completion rate of 65.1%, the City of Polk City with an overall completion rate of 64.5%, and the City of Auburndale with an overall completion rate 64.0%. The current overall completion rate for Polk County is 59.3%, for the State of Florida 60.9%, and for the nation 64.2%. This data was last updated on…

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FSC’s Campus Is ‘Most Beautiful’ In Florida, In Top 20 Of U.S. Colleges In Princeton Review Ranking

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on FSC’s Campus Is ‘Most Beautiful’ In Florida, In Top 20 Of U.S. Colleges In Princeton Review Ranking

LAKELAND (August 25, 2020) – For the 11th consecutive year, Florida Southern College has been recognized in The Princeton Review’s prestigious The Best 386 Colleges guide for its campus beauty and exceptional architectural heritage. FSC is the only institution in Florida to be included in the Top 20 of the 2021 edition’s “Most Beautiful Campus”…

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$250,000 Grant To Help Restore World’s Only Frank Lloyd Wright Planetarium

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on $250,000 Grant To Help Restore World’s Only Frank Lloyd Wright Planetarium

LAKELAND (August 25, 2020) – The Polk Science Building Planetarium — the world’s only planetarium designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, on the campus of Florida Southern College — will receive a $250,000 restoration grant administered by the National Park Service (NPS) of the U.S Department of the Interior. Awarded Aug. 20, funding for…

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Alfa Romeo FIAT of Winter Haven Dealership in Winter Haven, FL. Earns the 2020 Customer First Award for Excellence

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Alfa Romeo FIAT of Winter Haven Dealership in Winter Haven, FL. Earns the 2020 Customer First Award for Excellence

FCA US LLC recently announced that Alfa Romeo FIAT of Winter Haven has earned the Customer First Award for Excellence (CFAFE) designation in 2020. The Alfa Romeo FIAT dealership achieved the highest level of customer experience recognition as certified by J.D. Powers in the CFAFE five core areas: Customer Treatment, Employee Engagement, Facilities, Processes and…

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Business Services Virtual Roundtable: Talent Recruitment, Compensation and Training Resources

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Business Services Virtual Roundtable: Talent Recruitment, Compensation and Training Resources

Join us on September 3 at 2:30 pm for a Virtual Roundtable on Talent Recruitment, Compensation and Training Resources. We will discuss the importance of building a stronger workforce as we recover from COVID-19 with a special focus on options for employers to leverage training existing employees as well as opportunities for new and expanding…

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Peace River Center Offers Free Community Education Webinar Series

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Peace River Center Offers Free Community Education Webinar Series

The purpose of these webinars is to provide information to support individuals in our community during these unprecedented times. Topics will range from COVID-19 related mental health issues to more general information regarding mental illness. Self-Care for Essential Workers | Aug. 28 at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom As an essential worker, we thank you for…

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Lakeland Regional Health to Open County’s Only High-Acuity Intensive Care Unit

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Regional Health to Open County’s Only High-Acuity Intensive Care Unit

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to now be able to offer families in Polk County and surrounding communities the ease and peace of mind of high-level intensive care for their children right here in Lakeland, beginning September 1, 2020. A 12-bed high-acuity Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is ready to open at the…

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