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Smart Growth for Lakeland - Community Forum

2022Tue11Oct6:00 pmTue8:00 pmSmart Growth for Lakeland - Community Forum6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Lakeland - The Well, 114 E Parker St, Lakeland, FL 33801CATEGORY:Educational + HistoricalPRICE RANGE:Free


More and more people are calling Lakeland home, with our population booming in the last few years. Lakeland’s growth is a hot topic for conversation, so let’s talk about it! We are all wondering what this growth means for our community and the future of Swan City. As your local, independent, nonprofit news organization, LkldNow is partnering with Lakeland Vision to host a free, live event where we can chat, ask questions and engage with city leaders to imagine Lakeland’s future together.

Your voice matters. Be a part of the conversation at the Smart Growth Forum!

Veteran broadcaster Andrea Oliver will moderate the discussion, and panelists will include:

Scott Bishop, Lakeland Electric manager of emerging technology
Brad Lunz, president, The Lunz Group architects
Rick Maxey, CEO, Maxey, Inc, and former assistant vice president for diversity and inclusion at Florida Polytechnic University
Carole Phillipson, chairperson, Lakeland Vision and retired hospital executive
Gary Ralston, managing partner at SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate and adjunct professor at Florida Southern College
Brian Rewis, director of Community & Economic Development, City of Lakeland
Sara Roberts McCarley, city commissioner


(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Lakeland - The Well

114 E Parker St, Lakeland, FL 33801



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