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  • 01/09/2018 5:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The League of Women Voters of Polk Co &

    The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lakeland

    Invite You to Join Us

    At age 90, Doris "Granny D" Haddock blazed a 3200-mile trail across the U.S. for campaign finance reform, She continued her bipartisan efforts in countrywide voter registration drives; her final challenge in 2010 at age 100:
    "Democracy is a running game. You huddle and you go back in. You keep going."

    A Fun Show with Music  -  Don't Miss It!

     January 14   4:30 – 6:30 pm 

    Unitarian Universalist Congregation,
    3140 Troy Ave, Lakeland

    Suggested donation $10 

    RSVP  smasters4549@icloud.com  

    * * * * * 
    Reception to follow - 

    Light hors d’oeuvres & wine 

    Find Out More


  • 01/02/2018 10:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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    The Central Florida Rum and Food Experience, a first of its kind in this area, will be the ultimate rum event for rum drinkers, rum aficionados and rum lovers! This event will tease not only the palate but educate the mind as well with dozens of food and rum tastings, cooking demonstrations, rum master classes and more - all in support of programs that help disadvantaged youth throughout Central Florida!

    For more information or tickets visit: www.rumandfood.com


  • 11/30/2017 3:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    YLS Arrons

    United Way of Central Florida
    invites you to our
    2017 Young Leaders Society Aprons Event

    Please join us as a Publix Aprons' Chef 

    prepares a 4-course meal paired with appropriate wines 
    that will be perfect for your next holiday gathering!

    Thursday, December 21st

    Lone Palm Golf Club

    800 Lone Palm Dr.

    Lakeland, Florida 33815

     Dinner - 6:00 PM

    $70 per person

     Holiday Cocktail Attire

     Join us for an outdoor afterparty by the fire with coffee, hot chocolate, desserts, and a cash bar. 

    Seating is limited - Please RSVP by Thursday, December 14th

    To register and pay for admission CLICK HERE

    (Multiple registrations - enter quantity - then be sure to enter guest's name)

    Questions:  Email or call Tara Young at 863.648.1500 x244 or tara.young@uwcf.org 

  • 10/12/2017 12:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Polk League of Women Voters is hosting a Hot Topic Discussion on Health Care in Polk County. Wednesday, October 18 from 3:30-5:30 PM.

    The healthcare that citizens in Polk County receive is predicated on healthcare policy that is developed at the Federal, State and County level.  It is also based on local healthcare providers and the ability of citizens to purchase health insurance coverage.  
     

    The Policy:  Dr. Elaine Thompson, President and CEO of Lakeland Regional Health, is one of the foremost experts in Polk County on healthcare delivery and the impact of healthcare policy on the local care environment.  Dr. Thompson will speak about how healthcare policy impacts care on the macro level and for the patients and families her organization serves.

    The Personal:  Pat Bass is a person that has benefited from the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  She has worked all of her life.  For a large part of her life she received healthcare coverage from her employer or that of her husband.  After her husband lost his employer based coverage, Pat was unable to purchase health insurance because the cost was prohibitive and she had preexisting health conditions.  She is too young for Medicare and still self-employed, working part-time.  She is the sole caregiver for three grandchildren and a special needs daughter.  Her husband is also somewhat disabled.  Pat will talk about what the ACA has meant to her and her family.
     


    Where:
    United Methodist Temple
    2700 S. Florida Ave, Lakeland
    Entrance & Parking on
    Rogers Terrace
    (off S Florida)
    - - - - -
    Social After at Cheddars

    3411 S. Florida Ave
    Entrance and Parking are on Rogers Terrace (just off S. FL Ave)
    Our host and LWV member is
    Sr. Pastor Rev. Karen MacDuff
     
    RSVP:
    Sharon Kay Masters, PhD
    League of Women Voters
    863-646-5757 


  • 10/11/2017 12:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Stepping Out for Education

    Date: October 20, 2017

    Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

    Event Description:

    Stepping Out for Education is a Dancing with the Stars type event featuring community celebrities who learn ballroom dances and perform for judges, “stepping out” of their dance comfort zone to raise money for education services of the Polk Education Foundation. Dinner with dance competition.  Come Cheer on EMERGE's own Christina Ingrassia and Shane Mahoney on the dance floor!

    Location:

    RP Funding Center (formerly The Lakeland Center), Sikes Hall West
    701 W Lime St
    Lakeland, FL  33815

    Date/Time Information:

    Friday, October 20, 2017, 6 pm cocktails, 6:45 pm dinner, 7:30 pm dance competition

    Contact Information:

    Susan Copeland, Executive Director, Polk Education Foundation

    Fees/Admission:

    $75 per person



  • 10/11/2017 12:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Business After Hours hosted by Office Furniture Depot

    Date: October 19, 2017

    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

    Event Description:

    Fall Festival theme, with Harry's providing the food.
    Join fellow members for a special night of networking.  

    • Share business cards!
    • Meet new contacts!
    • Reconnect with fellow members!

    Location:

    Office Furniture Depot
    2440 US Hwy 98 N
    Lakeland, FL 33805

    Date/Time Information:

    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Contact Information:

    Katie McBride (863) 688-8551 ext 236

    Send an Email

    Fees/Admission:

    $10 investors | $30 non-members



  • 10/04/2017 10:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Name: Business & Breakfast by Heath Funeral Chapel

    Date: October 12, 2017

    Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM EDTegisteNow

    Event Description: Turn your customers into "Raving Fans"! Presented by Tony Robbins Counselor Mike Savage


  • 10/04/2017 10:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    2017 YLS Celebration

    When: Thursday, October 5th

    Where: LkldLive Studio B,

    202 N Massachuesetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

    Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

     RSVP here or contact Tara Young at tara.young@uwcf.org or 863.648.1500 ext 244 

    There is no cost to attend Live music, appetizers and two complimentary drink tickets

    So put on your finest flared jeans and butterfly hair clips or come straight from work (as if) and join the fun!

    The Young Leaders Society (YLS) is a group of young adults who are trying to engage their contemporaries in philanthropy and volunteerism across Central Florida. United Way of Central Florida Young Leaders are Leadership Givers ages 21- 45. Within the first two years, membership has grown exponentially from 150 members in 2009 to more than 700 members in 2017. By actively participating in annual campaigns, volunteering and community building projects, these Young Leaders are making a lasting, positive impact in our community.

  • 09/13/2017 11:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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