Author Archives: Lisa Oliver

02 Jun
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Congratulations Class 38

After two years of craziness, Class 38 graduated from the Leadership Lakeland Program in May.  We celebrate their success and welcome them to our organization!

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02 Jun
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Thanks for a Great Sun N Fun Event

Over 100 Alumni and families joined us at the Hilton Garden Inn for the final air show at this year’s SUN ‘n FUN Fly In.  Great weather combined with great friends made the day special.

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02 Jun
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It was a great Leadercast Lakeland Event

Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association hosted its sixth Leadercast Lakeland event on May 4.  200 community and student leaders from Polk and surrounding counties met at Polk State College to hear ten speakers share the “One Thing” that makes a leader ...

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02 Jun
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Lana Swartzwelder receives the Legacy Legend Award

For the past 5 years, LLAA has given this award to an alumnus who has truly impacted our organization.  These recipients are visionary, innovative  leaders who have helped our organization grow and strengthen over the years.  Their talents, time, and ...

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02 Jun
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Congratulations Tim Mitchell! This year’s Jere Annis Award Recipient

Since 1989, 30  alumni from the Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association have been recipients of the Jere Annis Award. This award was established in 1989 by this Association to honor Dr Jere Annis, one of the organizers of the Leadership Lakeland ...

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13 Aug
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Congratulations Leadership Lakeland Class 37

Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association is proud to welcome 30 new graduates to our alumni program.  On August 13, Class 37 became the newest graduating class. Welcome to our organization. The members of Class 37 include: Amy Bratten, Kim Brunson, Brandon ...

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02 Mar
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Inspiring the Leader in Youth Symposium….Another great leadership event

On Tuesday, February 18, over 100 students and administrators joined Leadership Lakeland Alumni at Southeastern University for the 6th Annual “Inspiring the Leader in Youth” Symposium. Fifteen High Schools from Polk County were in attendance.  Students received valuable “Branding Yourself” ...

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16 Jan
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Steve Madden named this Year’s Jere Annis Recipient

This year’s annual celebration was  held at the Lakeland Country Club on January 8th.  “Travel with us and share our 2020 Vision” was the theme of this year’s event.  The highlight of the evening is the presentation of the Jere ...

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11 Dec
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Take a Road Trip with us on January 8 at the Lakeland Country Club

The alumni association invites you to our annual celebration Wednesday, January 8 5:30 – 8:00 PM $60 per person 2020 VIP members -NO Cost Entertainment by Gene Eanett Jere Annis and Visionary Leader Awards begin at 7:30 PM Carving station ...

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25 Sep
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A big Thank You to the Publix Team

Members of the Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association were treated to a great Lunch and Learn at Publix Corporate Headquarters.  Bob Wabbersen, Business Development Director for GreenWise, shared information with all in attendance about the new GreenWise Store opening later this ...

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