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Lakeland Camellia Show : Together Church – February 5th

LAKELAND, FL (January 18, 2022) – The Lakeland Camellia Society will host its annual Camellia Show and Sale on February 5th from 1 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Camellia blooms will be showcased including well know species, miniatures, and hybrid varieties. The event is FREE and camellia plants will be available for purchase.  Established in 1995, the Lakeland…

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Portion of Massachusetts Avenue to Close – Resurfacing and Removal of Construction Materials

LAKELAND, FL (January 19, 2022) – Construction is wrapping up on Summit Consulting’s new eight-story 135,000 square foot building located at 117 N. Massachusetts Avenue on Lake Mirror in downtown Lakeland. Beginning Monday, January 31st at 7 a.m. paving contractors will resurface Massachusetts Avenue between East Main Street and Cedar Street.  Massachusetts Avenue will be resurfaced, striped, and…

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Lakeland’s Business Community Celebrated at Catapult’s Third Annual Entrepreneur Awards

LAKELAND, FLA – Catapult held its 3rd annual Lakeland Entrepreneur Awards this past Wednesday, January 12, where it celebrated and honored Lakeland’s leading and emerging entrepreneurs. The award ceremony, which is also Catapult’s annual fundraiser, took place at Haus 820 in downtown Lakeland and awarded nominees across four categories that demonstrate the spirit of the Lakeland business community.…

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Polk County Visitor Center Recruiting Vendors for Weekly Farmers Market

Davenport, FL (Jan. 19, 2022) — Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center in Davenport is looking for vendors to participate in its seasonal farmers market that takes place on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., now through May 5. The weekly market offers local vendors the opportunity to share their produce and wares with Polk County residents…

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Polk County Visitor Center Hosts Kitten Cuddle & Adoption Event on Saturday, Jan. 29

Davenport, FL (Jan. 19, 2022) – Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center (CFVIC) will host the “Caturday Kitten Cuddle” and adoption event on Saturday, Jan. 29, to benefit SPCA Florida. This family-friendly event will take place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Visitors can enjoy five minutes of kitten and cat cuddling time for a $5 donation and all proceeds go to…

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Breast Cancer Foundation of Central Florida Receives Third $100,000 Donation from Watson Clinic Foundation

LAKELAND, FL – The Breast Cancer Foundation of Central Florida (BCFCF) received the third $100,000 donation from the Watson Clinic Foundation on October 22, 2021.  “By easing the emotional, psychological and emotional burdens faced by patients and family members following a cancer diagnosis, the BCFCF creates an environment for the patient that’s free from unnecessary…

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Finalists Announced for the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce HONORS Presented by Suncoast Credit Union

Lakeland, FL (January 18, 2022): The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce HONORS Presented by Suncoast Credit Union will be held at the RP Funding Center on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, from 5:30 pm to 8:15 pm. The Lakeland Chamber HONORS is the premier event of the Lakeland Chamber, serving as the annual meeting and allowing the…

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Story Ideas and Updates From Polk County Public Schools

Polk County Public Schools will announce the 2022 Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year on Thursday, Jan. 20. PCPS will showcase its top educators and employees during the Inspire Awards at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. The invite-only ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. and conclude around 7:30 p.m. Members of the media…

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The 9th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast is set for Wednesday, March 2, 2022

SUN ‘n FUN President and CEO, John Leenhouts, will highlight plans for the upcoming SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, April 5-10. This event drives over $250M annually in economic impact in the State of Florida. Hear the latest news from the Aerospace Center for Excellence and our brand NEW Ramus SkyLab Innovation Center. Proceeds from the Annual SUN ’n FUN Aerospace Expo…

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Achievement Academy Announces Top Chef of Polk County Chef & Community Leader Teams

LAKELAND, FL (January 18, 2022) – Achievement Academy’s 8th annual Top Chef of Polk County presented by Publix Super Markets Charities will be held on February 28, 2022 at participating Chefs’ restaurants. Each Chef has been paired with a Community Leader to collaborate on fundraising efforts in the six weeks leading up to the main event.…

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