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The Month of July is Lakes Appreciation Month!  

The North American Lakes Management Society (NALMS) has designated July as Lakes Appreciation Month 
to recognize the importance of lakes for drinking water, energy production, food production, and for aesthetic and recreational value.  The City of Lakeland’s Lakes & Stormwater division is asking citizens to participate in a lake cleanup on one (or more) Friday(s) in July as part of Lakes Appreciation Month. 

Cleanups will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.:
July 11 at Lake Hollingsworth,
July 18 at Lake Morton
July 25 at Lake Wire. 


Please contact Stephanie Witherspoon for more information at 863/834.8438 or