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Downtown Lakeland Gets Creative - October 30, 2009

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The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce 2009 CarBQ - October 15, 2009

CarBQ is a “drive through” themed fundraising event held every November at Tigertown. This year’s event will be November 20th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Over 100 volunteers meet at dawn to assemble 3000 lunches that are delivered throughout the community. Many employers purchase CarBQ lunches for their employees to demonstrate their appreciation or to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. CarBQ has been a huge success over the past two years.

Time is Running Out!
Order your CarBQ lunches Today!
The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce has cooked up a great event that is guaranteed to delight your employees’ taste buds! Our own Fred’s Southern Kitchen and the Rib Crib will fire up the CarBQ grill on Friday, November 20th from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Celebrate your employees and the upcoming holidays by ordering your completely portable CarBQ lunches for the entire office. Then, just drive on through at Tigertown and get your mouth-watering pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, corn on the cob, pickle and dessert served right up! If you order more than 25 lunches, we’ll even bring ‘em to ya!
Please fill out the order form below or found on the Chamber’s website at www.lakelandchamber.com and fax it back to the Chamber at 863/683-7454 asap! All tickets are pre-ordered, and we’re due to sell out soon!
For questions, please call the Chamber at 863/688-8551 ext. 241 or 228.

Order Form

If you are interested in helping prepare lunches, please call the chamber at 688-8551 ext. 228 or 241 for more information


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Dr. Scissorhands Pumpkin Carving Event in Downtown Lakeland on October 31. - October 9, 2009

Dr. Scissorhands Pumpkin Carving Event in Downtown Lakeland on October 31.

Make plans to attend the 2009 Dr. Scissorhands Pumpkin Carving Exhibition taking place on October 31 during the Downtown Lakeland Farmers Market. Local doctors will be carving pumpkins to be auctioned off for charity. The proceeds of this year's event will benefit VISTE.

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Calling all car enthusiasts! - October 8, 2009

Calling all car enthusiasts! The Lake Mirror Classic Car show will be held on Saturday, October 17th and there is no charge for admission to this great event in downtown Lakeland. If you like live music, the Hot Rod Rendezvous is held on the evening of Friday, October 16th. at the Lake Mirror Amphitheatre. Tickets for various special events throughout the weekend can be purchased through the Classic’s website. Visit www.lakemirrorclassic.com for details on all the events.

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City of Lakeland Boards and Committees: - October 5, 2009

The City of Lakeland is always looking for exciting young professionals who are interested in getting involved in the Lakeland community. Two Advisory Boards which we are actively recruiting members for are the Dixieland Community Redevelopment Area Advisory Board and the Mid Town Community Redevelopment Area Advisory Board. Each of these Advisory Boards is made up of property or business owners, or representatives of property or business owners within these redevelopment districts. Eligible applicants must also live within the Lakeland City limits. If you are interested, please fill out an application http://www.lakelandgov.net/boards/home.html and return it to the City of Lakeland’s Communications Department, or lcra@lakelandgov.net

To learn more about the Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency and the role of the Advisory Boards, please visit, http://www.lakelandgov.net/commdev/cra/annualreports.html

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