Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

View the new community vision!

Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

View the new community vision!

Vision Now Lakeland Symphony Orchestra

A new name, a new leader and a new season! That’s just some of the topics host Chuck McDanal and Executive Director for the Lakeland Symphony Orchestra, Ashley Miller, will be discussing on this month’s episode of Listen Lakeland.  Learn about the many wonderful things ahead for this important community organization as they enter into their 57th season.

Related Vision Focus Areas & Goals:

  • Activities for a Diverse Community:
    • Arts and Culture
      Lakeland will provide a supportive arts environment that advances, promotes, and funds the arts community to invite community-wide participation in the arts.
    • Youth Activities
      Our community will support activities and opportunities for youth and teens that are safe, affordable, and fun.
    • Entertainment and Attractions
      Lakeland will be a destination for a variety of entertainment and eating options which support a lively and fun community atmosphere.

What We Do

Lakeland Vision collaborates with a broad range of community stakeholders to implement a comprehensive action plan shaped by the community’s own vision of its future.

Our Vision Lakeland – a vibrant community of opportunities for a lifetime.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

The Smart Growth Forum Tuesday, October 11, 2022 @ 6:00 pm

The Well
114. E Parker Street
Lakeland, FL
 
Price: 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

Sara Roberts McCarley, city commissioner

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

Carole Phillipson, chairperson, Lakeland Vision and retired hospital executive

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

Contact Info
Trinity Laurino
LkldNow
mail@lkldnow.com

Ticket/Registration Links:
The Smart Growth Forum

We Heard From You, And We Listened.

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