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Club Art - October 26, 2006

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Posted by Kristin Carlson

Ribbon Cutting - October 24, 2006

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Posted by Kristin Carlson

Rudolph Round-Up - October 19, 2006



Heartland for Children and Rudolph need your help to fill Santa’s sleigh with gifts for children who have experienced abuse or neglect. We are asking you and your organization to donate your time, talents or treasures to make the Holidays memorable for children in foster care.

Remember, you can make dreams come true for children this
Holiday Season!

How can you help?

• Sponsor a child for the holidays.
• Sponsor a toy drive for children of all ages at your business, office or church.
• Make a monetary donation to purchase gifts.
• Spread the news to family and friends how they can help children this Holiday Season!

If you would you like more information or have other ways of helping, please contact:
Robin Vansacik
1240 E. Main Street, Suite A
Bartow, FL 33830
Office: (863) 519-8900 ext. 261 Fax: (863) 519-8703
E-mail: rvansaci@devereux.org


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Posted by Kristin Carlson

Job Opportunity at USF Lakeland - October 18, 2006

Organization: University of South Florida Lakeland
Position Number: 10650
Date Posted: 10/13/06
Deadline to Apply: Open until Filled
Annual Salary: $25,500 - $29,275
Duties: Join a fun, fast-paced team in the Office of University Relations at the University of South Florida Lakeland. This position provides administrative support to the Director and Assistant Director and a broad range of functions, including scheduling, marketing, communications, media and community relations, and special events.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and four years of clerical, administrative, or customer service experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and capacity to learn proprietary software packages (such as database or accounting applications). Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to work in a collaborative environment, manage deadlines, juggle competing priorities, and help diverse constituencies fall in love with USF Lakeland. Typing speed of 45 cwpm.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; creativity, and experience with marketing, special events, and/or public relations. Ability to type 65 cwpm.

Mail, fax or electronically transmit a cover letter (clearly stating position number for which you are applying and related experience), resume and references to:
Samantha Lane, slane@lakeland.usf.edu – phone: (863) 667-7017; fax: (863) 667-7949
University of South Florida Lakeland
Attn: Samantha Lane
3433 Winter Lake Rd.
Lakeland, Florida 33803


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Posted by Kristin Carlson

Aussie Moomba to Benefit BBBS - October 18, 2006

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FIRST ANNUAL “AUSSIE MOOMBA FEST” SET FOR OCTOBER 19th

Big Brothers Big Sisters invite you to attend the “Aussie Moomba Fest”. Come and experience a night like no other and be transported to another country down under and enjoy this Australian-themed evening knowing that you are making a difference in the life of a child.

Lakeland, FL – Big Brothers Big Sisters’ First Annual “Aussie Moomba Fest”, social event and fundraising auction, is scheduled for October 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Lake Mirror Auditorium, 121 South Lake Ave. in Lakeland.

This action-packed evening of fun and philanthropy will include casino games, such as black jack, roulette and poker (including Texas Hold’em), entertainment, silent auctions, and dinner from Outback Steakhouse. Come dressed like a mate from down under, as this night is all about the Outback and Aussie living!

All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. In 2004, our national agency celebrated 100 years of service – strengthening communities by providing high-quality, life-enriching mentoring relationships between volunteers and children. Currently, 1,900 children in Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk counties are paired with a Big Brother or Big Sister with another 500 kids on the agency’s ready-to-be-matched list.

Event sponsors include Outback Steakhouse; Publix Super Markets Charities; Summit; GEICO; Bernie Little Distributors; Clark, Campbell & Mawhinney Attorneys-at-Law; Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida; Central Florida’s Big 4 and The Ledger.

Reserved tables of eight are available for $400 and include signage in a priority location.
Individual tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Tickets are limited so it is recommended that they be purchased in advance at by contacting Christopher Noe at 813-769-3636 or Christopher.Noe@BBBS.org.


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Posted by Kristin Carlson

EMERGE at Politics in the Park - October 9, 2006

EMERGE Lakeland members enjoying Politics in the Park.

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Posted by Kristin Carlson

Summit Consulting Open House - October 5, 2006

When: Tuesday, October 10th 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Hosted by Human Resources
Where: 2310 Commerce Point Drive (formerly known as A-Z Park Rd)
* Invitation open to anyone interested in learning more about our organization, people, etc.
RSVP by Monday, October 9th
Click here for more information or go to www.summitholdings.com


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Posted by Michael Wiener

*All blog posts and comments are the opinions of the blog author or comment poster and do not necessarily represent the views of EMERGE Lakeland.

P 863/688-8551 ext. 228 info@emergelakeland.com