In case you missed it, here's what happened last week in Lakeland!
Lakeland students went back to school on Monday, August 13th and, as is our tradition, we celebrated them by asking parents to send in photos of their kids' first day of school. Dozens of adorable back to school photos were submitted this year!
Welcome to Access Lakeland Live for August 2018! Access Lakeland Live is our monthly Facebook Live show which takes place LIVE on our Facebook page on the second Monday of every month at 11 AM. Be sure to tune in monthly and send us your city-related questions!
Our guests this month were City Manager Tony Delgado, Director of City of Lakeland Parks & Recreation Bob Donahay, Planning Manager Teresa Maio, and Communications Webmaster Elizabeth Hollida.
24 outstanding individuals joined the City of Lakeland team this month! Welcome, James Adams, LaKeisha Arndt, Terry Bentley, Brandon Bridges, Alex Craig, Jordan Faison, Nikki Gann, Javon Glenn, Jason Hill, Lauren Kaiser, Sabrina King, Brian Knowles, Tracy Lopez, Yolanda Martinez, Louis Matos, Jeffery Mclean, Garret Yohn, Wayne Morrison, Morgan Mumbauer, Varrick Nunez, Cilia Ramos, Joshua Simmers, Jamie Thelen and Emanuel White.
Applications are now available for the 2018 Lakeland Christmas Parade, "A Storybook Christmas", and there isn't any time to waste—they're due by September 14th! Get your application packet from the Junior League of Greater Lakeland FL here.
We'll see you on December 6th!
It's that time of year again...time to start thinking about your 2018 Holly Jolly Jingle Bell Jog costumes and to REGISTER EARLY for the jolliest 5K and kids' Reindeer Dash (fun run) of the year!
Use promo code "BACKTOSCHOOL" when you check out at jbjog.com through September 4th to receive $5 off your race registration.
We will see YOU on December 15th at Cleveland Heights Golf Course!
August 15th was National City Hall Selfie Day! City Hall staff and citizens of Lakeland showed their civic pride by stopping by City Hall and snapping a selfie.