Please note that any event cancellations after the RSVP date will not be refunded.
The Volunteer Committee also hosts EMERGE Serves, a five-week board member education class. EMERGE Serves is designed to provide comprehensive training for young professionals interested in community service. This 10 hour course details the fundamentals of effective board service. The program is instructed by respected community leaders and non-profit agency directors from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions.
Volunteer Committee meets the third Wednesday of the month, 12 p.m. at Jason's Deli, 4006 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813
As one of the most active committees responsible for planning EMERGE Lakeland's flagship events, the Events Committee loves fresh ideas and new people! From professional development and leadership to our signature event the Emerge Annual Gala, the Events Committee always needs help planning and coordinating the breakfast, lunch and evening events that create value for all EMERGE Lakeland members within the community.
Events Committee meets the third Thursday of the month at 12 p.m. in the back room at Mitchell's Coffee House (235 N. Kentucky Ave. Lakeland, 33801).
Contact: Steve Cole, Events Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lakeland Chamber Business After Hours
Visit: http://business.lakelandchamber.com/events/calendar to register or for more information on locations and exact times.
Being a member of the EMERGE Lakeland Membership Committee is one of the best ways to meet new people both inside and outside of our organization! As a member of the Membership Committee, you can help grow the best young professional group in the Greater Lakeland area. The Membership Committee's focus is member experience and outreach, so this group is looking for enthusiastic members who are ready to promote EMERGE Lakeland through the annual Membership Drive, social networking events, New Member Luncheons, and onsite corporate presentations.
Membership Committee meets the fourth Thursday of the month, 12 p.m at Grillsmith.
Contact: Caitlin Beyke, Membership Chair, email@example.com
Interested in helping to spread the word about EMERGE Lakeland? Want to learn new marketing skills? The Marketing Committee would love to have your help with social media, email strategy, public relations, writing, graphic design, or general marketing support. You do not have to be creative to sit on this committee, we will gladly teach you the necessary skills! If you have any suggestions for useful content or ways the Marketing Committee can better promote EMERGE Lakeland, please email us.
Marketing Committee meets the second Wednesday of the month, 8:00 a.m. at Black & Brew Coffee House (205 E. Main St. Lakeland, 33801).
Contact: Taher Hamid, Marketing Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Danielle Harris, Marketing Vice Chair, email@example.com
What's better than going to a Magic's game? Going to a magic's game and seeing your fellow EMERGE members face off against Winter Haven's Endeavor. It's a friendly competition, but a competition nonetheless!
Get YOUR ticket to the Magic's game for $10 to watch the game and the most epic half time show of all time! Well... maybe not of all time, but it's gonna be good :)
We have reserved seating for EMERGE members. We do not have a limit to the number of tickets we can sell, but there are only 10 spots for players.
If you want to be one of our 10 ballas, make sure to let us know when registering!
For tickets visit: https://bit.ly/2SqMWIe
This is EMERGE Lakeland’s Annual Membership Drive!
FREE to members and non-members at the Swan Brewery right downtown Lakeland. Socialize with like-minded young professionals and make friends. Join us to learn how you can grow, advocate and volunteer as an engaged young professional in our community.
Enjoy complimentary appetizers and two drink tickets, plus a cash/credit card bar. Don’t miss out on great giveaways and a grand prize! We will be partnering with the local SPCA and even having a few puppies to love on while we connect over pints. We hope you join us for the great opportunity to connect deeper in the Lakeland community!
Come enjoy a family friendly outing on the Berm as the Detroit Tigers take on the Atlanta Braves at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium! This game will SELL OUT so do not wait to get your tickets today!
$12 per person, Children 2 & Under are free. Parking fee $10 per vehicle.
Drinks and food will be available for purchase at the venue.
Paint Your Heart Out Lakeland’s annual Paint Day is a way to give to the less fortunate of Lakeland. The annual Paint Day event is a chance to help out and have fun at the same time with family and friends.
This is a great opportunity to serve with other EMERGE members to help our community one home at a time.
Using data analytics to improve your business operations. Presenter Chuck McDanal will provide his insight into a variety of topics including:
Continental Breakfast will be provided.
Chuck McDanal is a prominent member of the Lakeland community and specializes in coaching/consulting businesses and people in how to improve their operations.
Congrats, you're an EMERGE Lakeland member...but now what?! How can EMERGE Lakeland help grow your network and benefit your career? When are the events? What type of events are they? Get answers to those and more questions at the EMERGE Lakeland New Member Orientation Luncheon. Lunch is on us, so please come and enjoy delicious food, meet some of the EMERGE Lakeland Steering Committee, and get lots of valuable information about how to get the most out of your membership!
A new member code is needed to reserve your spot. Qualified members will receive an email. If you don't and need more details, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce and United Way Collaboration.