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Fieldhouse of Dreams breaks ground

As the shovels broke ground on an empty plot of land near the Chain O’ Lakes Complex in Winter Haven, the clock started on a project that will cause a seismic shift in the type of events Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing recruits. “I don’t think people realize...

Canadian travel agents discover Central Florida

A tour group of travel agents from the Canadian Auto Association – Canada’s AAA – toured Polk County in late October. Hosted by Joni Allen and Jessica Roberts, the 12 agents visited LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Bok Tower Gardens, Safari Wilderness Ranch, Westgate River...

Miniature military aircraft of yesteryear return

These aren’t your kids radio controlled models. Some cost as much as $30,000 LAKELAND – Just as they did during World War II, the military aircraft of yesterday will return to the skies over Lakeland once again… …kind of. For years now, Frank Tiano Enterprises...

Bats keep the business of sports hot in Polk County

Whether it’s the JUCO Twin Classic, the NSA Iron Women, the Corbeil Classic or the Save Second Base Tournament, baseball and softball are keeping Polk County Sports Marketing jumping. “More than 30 teams came in for the Corbeil Classic alone,” said Josh Hicks, the...