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MEMBER NEWS

Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Duke Energy Florida Customers’ Electric Rates Will Drop in 2020

Polk State Corporate College Achieves International Certification Recognizing Quality & Efficiency

Polk State College to Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month with US Congressman Soto

Lake Wales Public Library Youth Activities

Lake Wales Public Library – September 2019 Calendar

Polk State District Board of Trustees Elects Leadership for 2019-20

Legacy Real Estate Center, Inc. Moves To New Location — 218 E. Park Avenue, Lake Wales

Polk State College Classes Start Monday and Enrollment is Up

Webber Professors Fening and Muniz Visit, Guest Teach Courses at Prestigious Chinese Universities

NAACP Youth Council Fundraiser – Enter For A Chance To Win An Ultra High-Def ONN 50″ Class 4K LED TV

Goodwill Book Works Volunteer Opportunities

Central Florida Health Care has been selected as a State Farm Neighborhood Assist Top 200 Finalist and Needs Your Votes!

NAACP – ACT-SO, Today’s Youth…Tomorrow’s Legends

Eye Specialists of Mid-Florida, PA Announces Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for their Newest Location in Auburndale

Story and Mission of the Early Learning Coalition of Polk County

Lake Wales Dental Group – Wow! Deals To Smile About!

Hospital Employees Donate School Supplies For Area Children

Polk County Public Schools – Four Reasons To Become A Sponsor of a Teacher Engagement & Recruitment Event

Webber International University Hires Dr. Nichole Murray for HSA Program 

Webber FBLA-PBL Places in National Competition

IRS News Release – Time is running out for some combat-injured veterans to claim tax refunds up to $3200

Circle of Friends August Newsletter

GFWC Woman’s Club of Lake Wales August Newsletter

Visit Florida – Message From the President & CEO – Florida’s Tourism Outcome

CenterState Bank Buyer’s Advantage Program

Polk State College District Board of Trustees Considering Changes in Fees for 2019-20

Goodwill September Calendar

MEMBER & COMMUNITY EVENTS

Lake Wales History Museum – Upcoming Fall Events

UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Family and Consumer Sciences Fall Healthy Living Classes

Lake Wales Pioneer Days – Vendor Info – Download FormClick here to sign up today

Seeking Sponsorships for Green & Gold Foundation’s Gold & Black Gala, Sat., November 2

Kiwanis Club of Lake Wales Invites You to Participate, 2019 Christmas Parade, Sat., December 14th, 6:00 pm – Sign Up Today!

Circle of Friends Ministry, Can You Help Us Raise Some Dough? “Krispy Kreme Fundraiser”, September 16-30

Meals On Wheels 12th Annual Silent Auction & Dinner Fundraiser, Fri., September 20, Lake Ashton Country Club

GFWC Woman’s Club of Lake Wales Fall Board of Directors Meeting, Orlando, September 20-22

Heartland 2060 Building a Resilient Region Summit, Friday, September 20, 8:30 am Registration, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Call Shannon McPherson @ 836-534-7130 Ext. 132 or email smcpherson@cfrpc.org for more information

Lake Wales Arts Council, “Keep Florida Wild” Adam Bass – Nature Photography Exhibit, September 20, 6:00-7:30 pm

Babson Park Women’s Club, Fall Market, September 21, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lakeland Chamber of Commerce & CareerSource Polk, Employment Advancement Partnership Event, Tues., September 24, 10am-2pm

Savannah Court, Workshop for Caregivers – Understanding Dementia & Alzheimer’s, Tues., September 24th, 4:00 pm

Supervisor of Elections Hosts Recruitment Event in Winter Haven, Wed., September 25 @ 6:00 pm

All Veterans Center, Inc., Smoked Chicken Dinners, September 27, 1:00-3:00 pm

Babson Park Women’s Club General Meeting & Safety Class, October 3, 6:00-7:30 pm

Church of the Good Shepherd Blessing of the Animals, 221 S. 4th Street, LW, October 5, 10:00-11:00 am

GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Lake Wales, “Ladies Night Out”, Tues., October 8, 6:00-8:00 pm, 275 E. Park Avenue

2019 Immigration Summit: Destination Citizenship with Keynote Speaker Darren Soto, Fri., October 11, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Early Learning Coalition of Polk County Presents: No Small Matter – To Change a Community It Begins with a Child Documentary
Fri., October 11th, 6:30 pm, Polk Theatre

Lowe’s of Lake Wales “Fire Safety Day”, Sat., October 12th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lake Wales Arts Council, White James – Tribute to Gershwin, October 12, 6:00 pm

Central Florida Health Expo, Event if FREE to the Public, September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20, January 17, February 20
9:00 am – 2:00 pm, International Market World, Auburndale

University of Florida, IFAS Extension, Classes for a Healthy Lifestyle, October 8, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, November 14
Click here to Register

CenterState Bank is Partnering with Crown Shredding for the 2nd Annual Community Shred Day, Fri., October 25th, 10am-2pm

GFWC Woman’s Club of Lake Wales, Annual District 9 Tour of Officers, Mon., October 28, 275 E. Park Avenue

Grace Life Family Church, Trunk or Treat, October 31, 6:00-8:00 pm

Green & Gold Foundation Presents: Black & Gold Gala, Lake Ashton, November 2nd, 6:00-9:00 pm (RSVP By 10-28-19)

USF’s 43rd Annual Basic Economic Development Course, November 5-8. Contact Kris Manning for more info at kmanning@usf.edu or call 813.905.5806

Lake Wales Breakfast Rotary 16th Annual Charity Bass Tournament, Sat., November 9, From Safe Light until 2:00 pm, Lake Kissimmee

GFWC Woman’s Club of Lake Wales, Spaghetti Dinner, Thurs., November 14th, 4:30-6:30 pm, 275 E. Park Avenue

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Polk County Chapter, National Philanthropy Day Breakfast, Fri., November 15, 8:00 am

Lake Wales Care Center Thanksgiving Camp, November 24-26

Annual Thanksgiving Community Unity Service Hosted by The Lake Wales Ministerial Association, Location TBD, Tuesday, November 26th, 7:00 pm

MONTHLY MEMBER EVENTS & MEETINGS

GFWC Lake Wales Junior Woman’s Club General Meeting, 2nd Tuesday of the Month @ GFWC Woman’s Club of Lake Wales, 275 E. Park Avenue

AAUW Board of Directors Meetings, 2nd Friday of the Month, Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 12:00 noon

NAACP Lake Wales Branch 5109 meets the Monday after the first Sunday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Education Room of the Lake Wales Fire Department, 253 W. Central Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853. All are welcome to attend.

AAUW Wine and Conversation with Hostess Jessica Bray: 1st Friday, 4:30 p.m. monthly at Tres Jolie

Bible Study Fellowship:  Every Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m., Bluelake Motel Office, 3724 S. Scenic Hwy. For More Info Call: 863-638-2082

Carter’s BBQ Daily Special – Lake Wales Location Only

Coffee Club, Vanessa Colburn, Edward Jones Investments, 1st Friday
9am–10am, Bok Tower Gardens Magnolia Room, 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales. Click here for flyer

Kiwanis Club:  1st & 3rd Monday, 11:45 a.m.

Lake Wales Breakfast Rotary:  Thursdays, 7 a.m.

Lake Wales Car Show:  4th Saturday, monthly

Lake Wales Downtown Farmer’s Market:  Every 2nd & 4th Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lake Wales Woman’s Club Meetings will be on hiatus until October – 1st Thursday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee:  Meets the 2nd Monday of the Month @ 6:00 p.m. at the B Street Community Center, 230 B Street, Lake Wales

Rotary on the Ridge:  Every Monday, Ouellette Law Firm, 5 p.m. (151 E. Central Ave.)

The Crooked Bass Grill & Tavern, NEW Lunch Buffet, $10 per person, Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

The Lake Wales Noon Rotary Club:  2nd & 4th Tuesday, Noon, Ouellette Law Firm, 151 E. Central Ave.

Vitas Healthcare Grief Support Groups:  1st Wednesday, 2-4 p.m., Lake Wales Public Library

Babson Park Woman’s Club, Every Wednesday Night, Yoga Class, $10 fee, 5:00 pm, Club House, 1300 N. Scenic Hwy. Babson Park