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On the Road…Again

While few people enjoyed the pandemic lockdown conditions of the past year, Joni Allen wasn’t among them. So you can imagine her delight when travel expo opportunities resumed. “It’s glorious,” said Allen. Allen, Polk County’s Tourism Industry Sales Specialist, and Al...

Miss Florida Golf Classic held in Polk for the first time

Contestants, organizers and event supporters gathered Monday, April 26, to hold a successful Miss Florida Golf Classic scramble, which benefits the Miss Florida Scholarship Fund. It was the first time the golf event was held in Polk County. Thanks to our relationship...

Colombian based journalists explore Polk County

Journalists from Colombia-based Travesia TV and Radio recently completed a leg of their Florida press junket in Polk County. Travesia is the first Spanish tourism show to broadcast nationally on the Caracol network in its own country as well as throughout the world on...

Fieldhouse, Winter Haven enjoy ESPN moment

The AdventHealth Fieldhouse in Winter Haven enjoyed its first ESPN moment when the American Cornhole League held the 2021 ACL Kickoff Battle from Feb. 5-7. The tournament was broadcast both live and by tape delay around the world on various ESPN channels. It was the...