Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County New Store Opening
Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County is pleased to announce the grand opening of its second ReStore, on Saturday, April 28th, located on 27985 US Highway 27 in Dundee. They are planning to have opening ceremonies at 8:30 with a ribbon cutting at 9:00 to open this newly renovated retail store.
2018 Just Say No Parade & Rally
Committee Members are making plans again for “JUST SAY NO” Week, May 7-13, 2018.
This special week will be highlighted by Bartow’s 28th Annual March and Rally. Planned activities will begin on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. with a parade in Downtown Bartow that ends with a rally at the Bartow High School Gymnasium. ALL MAIN STREET BUSINESS PEOPLE and BARTOW COMMUNITY PEOPLE - PLEASE COME OUT TO CHEER ON THE 5th GRADERS TO JUST SAY NO!
The City of Bartow along with the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce, City of Fort Meade, City of Eagle Lake, and area schools, which include Alturas, Anna Woodbury, Bartow Elementary Academy, Eagle Lake, First Methodist School, Floral Avenue, Gibbons Street, Highland City, Spessard Holland Elementary, Stephens, and Wahneta will participate in the event.
THIS IS A COMMUNITY-BASED PUBLIC EDUCATION EFFORT DESIGNED TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE YOUNG PEOPLE TO SAY NO TO DRUGS.
We welcome your involvement. Donations are needed to fund our programs. Funds are used toward the guest speaker at the rally, specialty items, awards, trophies, refreshments and to help offset the expense of providing T-shirts bearing the “JUST SAY NO” message to all 5th graders.
To make a donation, please send a check to:
(Make checks payable to “Just Say No”)
ATTN: Anita Stasiak
1375 N. Broadway Ave.
Bartow, Florida 33830
Thank you for your consideration to help support this struggle against drugs.
W. Ernest Cooper
“Just Say No” Chairman
Central Florida Health Expo
United Way of Central Florida 2018 Annual Meeting
UWCF 2018 Annual Meeting and award presentation.
$50/pp - Dinner Served
Camp READY! Bartow
The Learning Resource Center's Camp READY! summer program prepares rising and repeating kindergartners for academic success over four weeks. Through hands-on, experiential learning centers, students experience learning that is FUN! With art, music and movement, cooking, and reading readiness centers, Camp READY! builds pre-reading skills while also providing a safety net to allow children more time to continue motor, social and cognitive development. On average, LRC’s Camp READY! students demonstrate growth of seven months from pre- to post-assessment. The cost of the program for the entire month is just $25.
Camp READY! All Saints Academy
The Learning Resource Center's Camp READY! summer program prepares rising and repeating kindergartners for academic success over four weeks. Through hands-on, experiential learning centers, students experience learning that is FUN! With art, music and movement, cooking, and reading readiness centers, Camp READY! builds pre-reading skills while also providing a safety net to allow children more time to continue motor, social and cognitive development. On average, LRC’s Camp READY! students demonstrate growth of seven months from pre- to post-assessment.
KIWANIS CLUB CRYIN' TOWEL IS AUGUST 2nd
Kiwanis Club Cryin’ Towel Kicks Off Football Season
The Bartow Kiwanis Club’s event, the Cryin' Towel, Thursday, August 2, 2018, 6:00 p.m., kicks off the community football season.
The annual event features a "tailgate party"-like reception that includes sausage appetizers and freshly-boiled corn on the cob.
"Kickoff" (dinner) starts 7:00 p.m. and features a Texas Cattle Company steak with baked potato and side dish.
The program, in which area high school football coaches “cry" about how awful their teams are, begins at 7:30 p.m. Door prizes, a drawing, free beer as well as a cash bar are featured at this fun event. Come hear the “blubbering” coaches and cheer for your favorite teams, all for only $50 per person (must be 21 and older).
The event takes place at the Bartow Civic Center. Tickets are available by contacting Frank Johnson at (863) 899-9220. This fundraiser benefits the many Kiwanis Club charitable projects.
Grand Opening for Se7en Wetlands and Geocache