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VCF promotes area at World’s Largest Airshow

It started with less than 150 people and just a handful of airplanes. Today, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh event, held this year from July 22 to July 28 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is the largest airshow in the world. Shattering previous records, attendance increased nearly 7...

Winter Haven candidate is the new Miss Florida

After three days of competition, Clermont native Michaela McLean took home the coveted tiara on June 29 as the newest Miss Florida. Running as Miss Florida Citrus seemed fitting for McLean, whose family has a long history in the regional agricultural industry. Her...

Wilson Premier brings top baseball talent to town

Teams from throughout the nation and beyond came to Auburndale recently to prove their mettle on the baseball diamond. The Wilson Premier Championship East, featuring many of the top baseball prospects around, had three tournaments at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park...

Elite Cable Park opens along Lake Myrtle

Wakeboarders have returned to the rippling waters of Lake Myrtle in Auburndale. But this time, without a boat. The Elite Cable Park, part of the Auburndale Watersports Complex, opened Saturday, July 13, brining all the action of wakeboarding, complete with ramps and...

New roles at PCTSM for Zimmerman, Duncan

Two longtime Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing managers have accepted new positions within the organization. Marc Zimmerman, the longtime Senior Sales Events Manager for Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing, now has a new focus. “I’m thrilled to be the...