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Lakeland Raiders to hold "Raiders Fan Day"

Lakeland Raiders to hold "Raiders Fan Day"

Lakeland, FL -- The Lakeland Raiders have announced that they will hold "Raiders Fan Day" on Feb. 11.

The event will be held at the Lakeland Center and is free for everyone! There will be giveaways, team apparel for sale, 25% off season tickets that can be purchased and a contest for the Raiders Number 1 fan.  The event, which will run from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., will also have plenty for kids with games, face painting, a kids' zone set up and much more.

The team will perform drills and be on hand taking pictures and signing autographs.

Community health event at LEGOLAND

Community health event at LEGOLAND

Winter Haven, Florida -- The Winter Haven Hospital Foundation Citrus Classic, a community-wide health event, will take place at LEGOLAND Florida on April 14.

This marks the first year for the Citrus Classic's new home at LEGOLAND, which opened in October.  Hundreds of participants are expected to take part in one of two events planned for the Classic: a 5K run and a 3-mile walk.

It's Rodeo Time!

It's Rodeo Time!

Lakeland, Florida -- Rodeo fans are gearing up for another big year of rodeo fun as the Famous Tate Pro Rodeo Classic rides into The Lakeland Center Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13 and 14 with the wild-west action kicking off at 8 p.m. each night.

Tickets are on sale now at The Lakeland Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, and charge by phone 800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets.

Parents will also receive 2 FREE Kids tickets (ages 2-12) with each full paid adult reserved admission for Friday WPCV Night.

Grand opening of Ernie Caldwell Boulevard to include inaugural 5K Race

Grand opening of Ernie Caldwell Boulevard to include inaugural 5K Race

Davenport, FL -- Come out to the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Ernie Caldwell Boulevard and overpass on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9:30 a.m. at Posner Park near Interstate 4 and US Highway 27 in northeast Polk County.

The almost 4-mile long Ernie Caldwell Boulevard connects Posner Park, FDC Grove Road and Home Run Boulevard (via new Heller Brothers Boulevard) to US Highway 27 South. It travels east to link US Highway 27 and Posner Park to County Road 54 (Ronald Reagan Parkway) by way of the recently opened 1.4-mile long Pine Tree Trail.

Senior Games next month

Senior Games next month

Lakeland, FL -- The 2011 Florida International Senior Games & State Championships and Florida's Sunshine State Games Winter Sports Festival will bring 2,000 athletes competing in 22 sports in Polk County over nine days in early December.

The 20th Annual Games are a program of Florida Sports, the state's lead sports promotion and development organization, and supported by Central Florida's Polk County Sports Marketing in an effort to provide athletic competition for Florida's amateur athletes age 50 and over.

Don't miss: Winter Haven Relay For Life Kickoff Party

Don't miss: Winter Haven Relay For Life Kickoff Party

Winter Haven, Florida - Don't miss the Relay For Life Kick Off Celebration in Polk County on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.!

The event is open to all ages and will be held at the Polk State College Student Center. Attendees will share information regarding starting a team, becoming a sponsor or volunteering for the April 27-28, 2012 Relay For Life event.

RSVP to Caellan Curtis at caellan.curtis@cancer.org.

Join The Raiders, your chance is here!

Join The Raiders, your chance is here!

Lakeland, FL - Ultimate Indoor Football League (UIFL) Lakeland Raiders have been working very hard and diligently since their news conference.

With the signing of three players during just their first week of their Inaugural season, Owner Michael Mink is very excited about the core of his "Raider Battalion".

However, the Raiders still have many roster spots to fill and look forward to their open tryouts to do so.

Tuesday, the Raiders announced that they have an official date, time and location for their first tryout.