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Winter Haven Food Truck Wars: Food & fun for the family!

Winter Haven Food Truck Wars: Food & fun for the family!

Winter Haven, Florida-- Food, family, and fun....That and more is what's in store at the upcoming Food Truck Wars in Winter Haven. 

The event, scheduled for September 14, will feature over 40 gourmet food trucks, celebrity judges, a Battle of the Bellys contest, a designated Kids Zone, a Beer Garden and live music.

Organizers have included all of the details in the following release:   

Lakeland Town Hall meeting scheduled for August 13

Lakeland Town Hall meeting scheduled for August 13

Lakeland, Florida-- A recent investiagtion into an elaborate sex scandal at the Lakeland Police Department has raised lots of questions and concerns among locals, so county and city commissioners are hosting a forum where they can make them heard.

Christmas in July- kind of! Cirque Dreams 'HOLIDAZE' tix on sale soon!

Christmas in July- kind of! Cirque Dreams 'HOLIDAZE' tix on sale soon!

Lakeland, FL- For the first time in central Florida, Cirque Dreams brings a re-imagination of the holiday season with sparkle and fantasy one can only dream of in "HOLIDAZE".

The website boats an international cast of "multi-talented and brilliantly costumed artists" who bring token holiday traditions to life with acrobatics and astonishing feats of disbelief. 

Community 'prayer vigil' scheduled in light of Lakeland PD sex scandal

Community 'prayer vigil' scheduled in light of Lakeland PD sex scandal

Lakeland, Florida-- It's been nearly a month since news of an elaborate sex scandal at the Lakeland Police Department surfaced that so far, has resulted in the department's loss of 10 employees. 

Whether they resigned or were terminated, Chief Womack has said that several sergeants, the lieutenant and even the captain were linked to the scandal, and will no longer report for duty.

Gov. Rick Scott to Help Unveil Polk County Purple Heart Monument

Gov. Rick Scott to Help Unveil Polk County Purple Heart Monument

Polk County, Florida-- Polk County veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart medal for their sacrifice and heroism can look forward to a new monument in their honor this coming August.

Officials say county commissioners and representatives of the City of Lakeland's Military Order of the Purple Heart will host the monument's unveiling ceremony and dinner reception in August, at which Governor Rick Scott will be the keynote speaker. 

First time volunteer festival seeks participants

First time volunteer festival seeks participants

Polk County, Florida -- Local organizations and community members are invited to participate in Servapalooza Polk, a free interactive volunteer festival presented by Volunteer Polk. 

Servapalooza features a volunteer expo where organizations can showcase their community service projects and participants learn about local volunteer opportunities.  

Volunteer Polk is seeking applications for the event from exhibitors as well as organizations that have service projects or donation drives that can be completed on-site.   

Camp R.O.C.K!

Camp R.O.C.K!

Polk County, Florida -- Sign up for the 2013 Camp R.O.C.K.!

Camp R.O.C.K. includes field trips to movies, CoCo Key Water Resort, Lowry Park Zoo and more!

The camp runs Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from June 17 through August 9. It is technically an 8-week program broken into four sessions, with registration based on a two week session. The cost per session is $100 and includes all field trips and lunches.