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Development Review Committee Meeting cancelled

Development Review Committee Meeting cancelled

 

Bartow, Florida - According to the Board of County Commissioners, the Development Review Committee Meeting, as noticed on the BoCC agenda, scheduled for Thursday, December 6 at 8:30 a.m. has been cancelled.  

 

Winter Haven offices to close for Thanksgiving

Winter Haven offices to close for Thanksgiving

Winter Haven, FL-- City of Winter Haven offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 - 23, 2012, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Residential garbage normally collected Monday and Thursday of each week will not be collected Thursday, Nov. 22.

All other garbage collection schedules will be unchanged during the week of Thanksgiving. For more information about solid waste services, please call 863-291-5757.

One Nation Unlimited: Small company with BIG ideas, BIG hearts!

One Nation Unlimited: Small company with BIG ideas, BIG hearts!

Bartow, FL-- One Nation Unlimited, an extreme sports lifestyle brand offering clothing, hats, and skateboards prides themselves to be a "small company with BIG IDEAS, and BIG HEARTS!"

To make a difference to those affected by Superstorm Sandy, the company has created a shirt  with the statement  "Thru Devastation we rise like One Nation", to sell.

They say 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the Food Bank of New Jersey and the NYC Mayors Fund.

LEGOLAND: Help wanted- Dream job requires long hours of fun, play

LEGOLAND: Help wanted- Dream job requires long hours of fun, play

Winter Haven, FL--  LEGOLAND® Florida today announced during its first birthday celebration it is seeking qualified applicants for a new, in-house Master Model Builder to join its team.  Essential job responsibilities include envisioning, designing and building unique LEGO® creations.

Lunch and learn

Lunch and learn

Bartow, Florida -- History comes to life inside an old Bartow Courtroom on Tuesday.

Just bring your lunch and get ready to hear from an interesting guest speaker.

The Polk County Historical Museum Lunch and Learn meeting takes place inside a 1926 courroom, where visitors get to hear from a guest speaker between 12:15 p.m. and 1 p.m.

The Historical Museum is located at 100 East Main Street in Bartow.

For more information on the "Lunch and Learn" series, contact Maria Tripp at (863) 534-4386.

Mornings with the Mayor next Thursday

Mornings with the Mayor next Thursday

Lakeland, Florida -  Mayor Gow Fields invites local residents to attend the next Mornings with the Mayor event at 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Fred's Southern Kitchen (2120 Harden Boulevard Lakeland, FL).

Mayor Fields will make his remarks and take questions from the audience around 7:30 a.m. after they have had a chance to go through the breakfast buffet.

Polk County Property Appraiser, Marsha Faux will also be in attendance to address the audience regarding property values and the assessment process.

Lakeland wants budget input from residents

Lakeland wants budget input from residents

Lakeland, Florida -  The City of Lakeland City Commission will be holding two town hall meetings to discuss the Fiscal Year 2013 budget and possible funding methods for a new Fire Station proposed in the Southwest quadrant of the City. 

There will be a town hall public meeting starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21 at the Sandpiper Golf Club Clubhouse, located at 6001 Sandpipers Drive.

The second meeting is scheduled to take place Wednesday, August 22 6 p.m. at Cleveland Heights Golf Course in the Clubhouse, located at 2900 Buckingham Avenue.