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Lakeland Regional Health Team Member News

November 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Regional Health Team Member News

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health has the following good news to share: Daydre Lanier, APRN, joins Lakeland Regional Health Physician Group as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Florida Polytechnic University Health Clinic. Ms. Lanier earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa and her Master…

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SPCA Florida Feline $20 Adoption Special at Petco Lakeland

November 16, 2020 | Comments Off on SPCA Florida Feline $20 Adoption Special at Petco Lakeland

Lakeland, FL— SPCA Florida is on a mission to find homes for adorable cats and kittens at Petco Lakeland. As an incentive, the adoption fee will be reduced to $20.00 for the next 40 kittens and cats who find responsible loving homes. During this holiday season, a furry lifelong companion may be just what you…

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Lakeland Regional Health Provides Updates On Testing and Other COVID-19 Data

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Regional Health Provides Updates On Testing and Other COVID-19 Data

Lakeland, FL – The volume of COVID-19 patients at the Medical Center in the last couple of weeks has remained steady. Right now, we have 59 COVID-19 positive patients in our Medical Center and 7 COVID-19 patients awaiting testing results. As our country and much of the world experience a second surge in COVID-19 cases,…

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Lakeland Magic Hosts Virtual Events to Benefit Community

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Magic Hosts Virtual Events to Benefit Community

Fill the Bowl Virtual Sellout Campaign (NOW until Nov 30) The Lakeland Magic are fighting to combat hunger and need your help. Please help us Fill the Bowl with our Virtual Sellout campaign, benefiting One More Child, kidsPACK and Feeding Tampa Bay. With each virtual ticket you purchase, you will receive one complimentary ticket voucher…

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Lakeland Electric Receives Florida Municipal Electric Association “Building Strong Communities” Award

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Electric Receives Florida Municipal Electric Association “Building Strong Communities” Award

LAKELAND, Fla. (November 6, 2020) – The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) recently recognized Lakeland Electric with a “Building Strong Communities” award for offering our community extra services and programs beyond those normally supplied. Lakeland Electric was selected as a winner for community programs that included: scholarships for high school seniors, customer education programs, supporting…

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SPCA Florida hosts STAR PAWS, THE SPAYED GENERATION 28th Auction for Animals is FREE

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on SPCA Florida hosts STAR PAWS, THE SPAYED GENERATION 28th Auction for Animals is FREE

Lakeland, FL— SPCA Florida will host its much anticipated 28th Annual Auction for Animals on Saturday, November 14th, 2020 via YouTube, https://e.givesmart.com/events/hWG/page/presentation/.  Because of COVID’s negative effect on our community, SPCA Florida has decided to drop the $20 virtual participation fee and make STAR PAWS FREE to everyone. The festive affair will include over 600 Silent Auction items,…

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PCPS Open Enrollment Takes Place Nov. 10 – Jan. 12; Facebook Chats Planned

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on PCPS Open Enrollment Takes Place Nov. 10 – Jan. 12; Facebook Chats Planned

Open enrollment at Polk County Public Schools will take place Nov. 10 – Jan. 12. During open enrollment, families can apply for their students to attend Cambridge AICE, choice schools, career academies, pre-academies, International Baccalaureate, and magnet schools. Application instructions and more information can be found at polkschoolsfl.com/schooloptions. Parents must apply through Parent Portal. For instructions…

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SPCA Florida Auction for Animals Raffle Boasts $5,000 Cash Prize

November 4, 2020 | Comments Off on SPCA Florida Auction for Animals Raffle Boasts $5,000 Cash Prize

Lakeland, FL— SPCA Florida is hosting their 28th Virtual Annual Auction for Animals and a Winner’s Choice Raffle.  The drawing will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 via YouTube Auction for Animals broadcast for a cash prize of $5000. Chances of winning: 1 in 1,000 when 1 ticket is purchased. Buy 1 ticket for…

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SPCA Florida Kittens Bound for Ohio

November 4, 2020 | Comments Off on SPCA Florida Kittens Bound for Ohio

SPCA Florida Partners with Ohio Shelter to Save Lives Lakeland:  SPCA Florida supporters, Donna Robinson and Mark Helmericks will depart Thursday, November 5thfrom Lakeland Linder Airport at 10:30am, to fly 25+ homeless cats and kittens to their new home in the Dayton, Ohio area. In partnership with Fayette Regional Humane Society, staff and volunteers will…

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Sara Hallett Joins GiveWell Community Foundation

November 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Sara Hallett Joins GiveWell Community Foundation

GWCF welcomes new Philanthropic Services Coordinator LAKELAND, FL (November 2, 2020) – GiveWell Community Foundation announced today the hiring of Sara Hallett, APR, as Philanthropic Services Coordinator. This new position will work to bolster local philanthropy and awareness of the community foundation. Sara graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and from…

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