LAKELAND – Polk Museum of Art on May 31 presented scholarships to five college-bound graduating seniors from Harrison School of the Arts. The presentation was made by Claire Orologas, executive director of the Museum, at Harrison’s annual end-of-year recognition ceremony.
The scholarship recipients and the schools they have chosen to attend are: Andrew Stearns, Brown University and Rhode Island School of Art and Design; Tianna Harvey, New World School of the…Continue
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The second week of May 2012 marks the fourth anniversary of Bean & Grape Café, the coffee and wine bar that has become one of Winter Haven’s favorite places to grab a quick coffee or to get together for a casual lunch, drinks after work, or a birthday party. The café offers a variety of specialty coffees, beers, and over 300 wine selections, including fair trade and organic wines, wines for every taste and price range, from $5 a glass to $250 a bottle.
Located on 1st…Continue
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Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille donates $2,600 to the Florida Association of Food Banks
Jacksonville, Fla. - April 18, 2012 – For the second year in a row, the Florida Association of Food Banks (FAFB) will benefit thanks to recent funds raised by Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille. Harry’s joined the fight to create a Hunger-Free Florida by donating $1 from every Po'boy purchased in February which…Continue
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Bryce’s Buddies Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Inc. is excited to announce WINGIN’ IT 2012, to be held at the City of Winter Haven Municipal Airport. This two day event will showcase some of the finest chicken wings, live bands, and various entertainment in Central Florida. The festival will kick off on Friday, April 13th and continue through Saturday, April 14th, 2012. This unique festival will be a FLY IN event! Hundreds of Pilots, as well as, thousands of other festival patrons are…Continue
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The Lakeland Derby is an annual “Derby Style” event staged on beautiful Lake Mirror in downtown Lakeland. With the entertaining flair of the event and the competitive spirit of the race, the Derby again promises to be a memorable occasion in 2012. Adding to the excitement, the Derby is scheduled on Friday, April 27th, 2012, just one week prior to the Kentucky Derby.
The Lakeland Derby captures the thrill of a race and the purity of sports entertainment in a hometown setting. The true…
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“It felt like a good day for BBQ” and that’s how Smokin’ Jim’s BBQ was born. Jim Rabe (aka Smokin’ Jim) started his restaurant after years of perfecting his technique and special sauces for friends and relatives. He also won a variety of awards in BBQ competitions and gained valuable knowledge from pros across the country before settling on the perfect roadside location at 3615 Havendale Blvd., in Auburndale. Nestled between the dividing line of Winter Haven and Auburndale, Smokin’ Jim’s BBQ…Continue
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Ok, we officially totaled up all of the "likes" and the winning picture is the 80's rocker girl. Here's her picture! Great job everyone and thanks so much for participating. The Lakeland Center donated a 10 pack of tickets to the indoor ice skating sessions, so we want to give them a BIG thank you as always! The winner will be contacted via email. Happy Halloween everyone and stay safe this weekend :)…Continue
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