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30290-I-0145 City of Lakeland’s Monthly Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE Storm Season Is Here... Are You Ready? Refuse to Lose Meet Jami VanHorn: Human Resources Clerk Lakeland Receives Walk-Friendly Community Designation 228 S. Massachusetts Ave. Lakeland, FL 33801 863.834.6000 T. M IM June 2014 P. OR SC The City of Lakeland is pleased to announce that the T.Mims Corp. Red,White & Kaboom Independence Celebration will take place with live music at Lake Mirror along the Frances Langford Promenade on Wednesday, July 3rd from 6:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. with a breathtaking fireworks display dazzling the crowd at 9 p.m. A live concert featuring the energetic DA Smith and the Soul Injectors will entertain the crowd. This multi-piece R&B Band features an extremely talented and charismatic front man, three amazing female support singers and a formidable group of highly talented and seasoned professional band members that are ready to light up the stage! DA Smith and the Soul Injectors will serve up a steady diet of hit song after hit song of dance-able Classic Soul, Funk, and R & B with hits from yesteryear and today. This act will please everyone from the youngest kids to the oldest adults. Bandleader, Derik Smith said, “The entire repertoire and performance is carefully selected and geared to make sure the audience is up dancing, enjoying themselves, singing along and having a great time!” He added, “We will play the best of Motown - James Brown-70's Funk-and some Classic Rock & Roll...It's a good Time!” Tom Mims, President of T. Mims Corporation said, “We are very excited to sponsor Red, White & Kaboom again this year. It is an excellent opportunity for our community to come together in celebration of our great country and it is free to the public." Mims added, "We will be continuing our Chow for Now canned food drive to benefit Volunteers in Service to the Elderly so we want each spectator to bring at least one can of food for VISTE." There will be Chow for Now volunteers with grocery carts circulating through the park collecting canned goods. Volunteers in Service to the Elderly (VISTE) is a community-based, non-profit organization serving Lakeland, Bartow, Mulberry and Ft. Meade. Established in 1983, the primary goal of VISTE is to enable elderly persons to continue living independently and safely in their own home. During Red, White & Kaboom there will be a variety of food trucks around Lake Mirror so bring a blanket, bring your appetite and enjoy the festivities in celebrating our great nation. The event will conclude with a dramatic display of fireworks over the lake. The evening is free to the public and everyone attending is encouraged to bring at least one food item to benefit Chow for Now. All City parking garages will be open for the T.Mims Corp. Red, White & Kaboom. JULY 3, 2014 • 6-9PM Frances Langford Promenade At Lake Mirror

June 2014 - Access Lakeland

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