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INSIDE : Frost Van den Boom Presents the 45th Annual Bloomin’ Arts Festival Polk County Sheriffs Office Chief Joe Halman, Jr. to Speak at Mayor’s Sunrise Prayer Breakfast


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• Bloomin’ Arts Festival 2016

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• Bartow’s Main Street Events

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• St. Pat’s Unparade

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• Mayor’s Sunrise Prayer Breakfast

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• 2016 Blarney Triathlon

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• Dining Out

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• Greater Bartow Chamber Member Business and Service Directory

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“We are here for you,” says Ruthelise Anderson. “We stay abreast of the most current and timely promotions. No two travelers are alike. Through our knowledge and research, we make sure you get the best value at the best price for the trip that is right for you.”

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River Cruises

a unique travel experience

Ruthelise Anderson, an Accredited Cruise Counselor, explains the fastest-growing segment of the travel industry A cruise and travel specialist, Ruthelise Anderson loves travel and dedicates her days servicing clients through her independently owned and operated franchise of Cruise Planners, located in Lakeland. “Cruise Planners has a tremendous reputation for quality, service and value,” she says. “Each one of our clients receives our full attention. We have built very strong relationships and have met some of the most incredible people, while assisting with their travel plans.” And Ruthelise knows the travel business. “Somebody asked me not too long ago what is the most important travel trend for 2016. Without a doubt, my answer is, River Cruising!” Every week, Ruthelise enjoys helping her clients select that special sailing, the one which would make their dreams come true. “It is not always only about the ship or the itinerary. We try to help them by selecting that experience bringing the best value for them. Their preference of travel styles will determine most of it and that’s one of the reasons why I have dedicated myself to extensive training on river cruising and achieving different certifications, to include becoming an Avalon Cruise Specialist, AmaWaterways Specialist, Uniworld River Cruise Specialist, among others.” For so many travelers, a river cruise offers the perfect combination: beautiful sky, amazing landscapes with vineyards, castles and unique villages. A few steps away, their own castle awaits: a beautiful river cruise ship, with incredible culinary experiences, wines, beautifully-decorated staterooms; and all the other amenities one enjoys from a modern hotel . . . all with convenience of unpacking once. “This is one of the reasons why river cruising is the hottest item in the travel industry,” Ruthelise continued. “On river cruises one can learn about the history of picturesque towns and villages, join tailored shore excursions, while meeting like-minded fellow passengers and probably building friendships which may last a life time.” Many first time cruisers have the same question: Are river and ocean cruises similar? Most travelers will agree that probably the only similarity is the word “cruise,” when referring to these two great experiences. Ruthelise explained the river cruise difference. • “You get to visit villages and picturesque towns every day. • “Okay, let’s agree that not all stretches of the river are always scenic. But, the landscape certainly changes.

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• “You always see the shoreline. Our cruisers who may get seasick won’t be missing the waves. • “You are literally stepping out of your ship and walking into town, or with easy access to the main places of interest. We left behind some of those industrial ports we are familiar within on some of the ocean sailings. • “No more longer waits or challenging transfers to shore by tender. • “River cruising is, without a doubt, a more intimate experience - you get to meet your fellow passengers and the crew. • “And you have to be aware of established eating times. Breakfast is usually served from 7:00 until 9:00 a.m.; lunch from noon until 2:00 p.m.; and dinner from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. • “Do you get exhausted when looking at one of the big ship’s deck plans? Not for river cruises - all are very accessible and near to your cabin. Reserve your walking for visiting that magical village and climbing the square church tower! • “Have any questions for your captain or the officers? Chances are you will see your captain more than once a day. • “This is a great benefit: Wi-fi is free on most river cruise ships. It is true it may not always work when sailing through some of areas, but what a wonderful way to stay connected with our loved ones. • “And Shore excursions are included in the price. • “And probably the best news of all: you unpack once! And, how about the itineraries?” Ruthelise said that many may be surprised to learn that river cruising allows for the opportunity to explore Africa, the Amazon River, Myanmar, Egypt, Russia, China, Vietnam, India and more. “Most of us are very aware of European River Cruises, thanks to our friends at Viking River Cruises – we owe them a great amount of gratitude for putting river cruising on the map.” And, if you prefer to stay in the United States, how about sailing on the Mississippi River or exploring the Snake River? “Would you like to delight yourself with the amazing colors of tulips? Or visit Paris and Normandy? Or probably enjoy an exquisite wine while cruising along majestic castles? Then river cruising is a must-try, she continued. Themed river cruises are always available: from fine wine, art, history, gourmet cuisine and more. On these interesting sailings, travelers get to experience first hand the knowledge of experts in the field and meet

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Ruthelise Anderson of Cruise Planners friends who may have similar interests. Families and single guests are welcome and several river cruise lines are catering to these segments, making this an unforgettable alternative for multigenerational and celebration travel. Based on the small number of guests (average of 150 guests per ship on most European River cruise sailings), travelers need to be aware that booking in advance is highly encouraged. “It is true that Viking River Cruises is responsible for making us dream on marvelous sceneries, while enjoying a glass of wine on deck; but there are several other lines, all delivering a great service. Otherwise, how could you explain the high level of satisfaction among river cruisers? Among these are AmaWaterways, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Avalon Waterways, Crystal River Cruises, Viking River Cruises, Tauck River Cruises, Scenic Tours, American Queen Steamboat Company, American Cruise Lines, Emerald Waterways and a few others,” she said. Would you like to learn more about what each one of these river cruise lines have to offer? Or about the special amenities clients will receive? “We are local and only a phone call away, and if you are interested in ocean cruises, completely packages vacations, escorted, hosted or independent tours, we offer all of these plus an ample array of other products, including weddings at sea or at destination and all-inclusive resorts. And as always, without charging any travel advisor fees.” Ruthelise noted that for those readers who are still wondering why use a travel advisor, it is important to remember that travel experts like her bring value to their clients through an on-going and time-consuming

process of familiarization, continuing education and customer feedback, without charging travel advisor fees. “We are here for you,” she said. “We stay abreast of the most current and timely promotions. No two travelers are alike. Through our knowledge and research, we make sure you get the best value at the best price for the trip that is right for you.” Whether it’s a land vacation or a world cruise on a luxury line packaged with shore excursions, there’s a sure way to start a relaxing vacation - call Ruthelise Anderson at 863-644-1014; or visit the website at www. ExclusiveCruisePlanners.com. Clients are welcome to visit their office located at 5015 South Florida Avenue, Suite 404, Lakeland, FL 33813. “Let’s start building your perfect vacation today!”

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Bartow with art at annual festival Bartow is where our history comes to life . . . and art. Each year dozens of community volunteers transform Downtown Bartow into a bustling center of compact, street-side art galleries called the Bloomin’ Arts Festival. This is the 45th year for the two-day festival, which also offers quilt, garden and car shows, a bike ride, live entertainment and lots of food, including area food trucks. After being one of the major sponsors of the Bloomin Arts Festival for more than 20 years, the law firm of Frost Van den Boom, P.A. is now its presenter. The Bloomin’ Arts Committee, supported by businesses, community groups and lots of volunteers, plans the event each year. Michell Githens is co-chairman again this year, and is joined by cochairman Lara Frederickson. The event is hosted by the Bartow Art Guild, City of Bartow, Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Bartow, Inc. Bloomin’ Arts 2016 takes place Saturday and Sunday, March 5 and 6, along several blocks from Broadway to Florida Avenue, and from Davidson Street to Summerlin. Festival hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. The Flower Show runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday in the Main Street Bartow office at the corner of South Central Avenue and Summerlin Street. The Quilt Show is also indoors, in the Polk County History Center housed in the Historic Courthouse, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. The Bloomin’ Arts Festival Quilt Show presented by CenterState Bank is a non-juried show, displaying new quilts and family heirlooms. One talented quilter will receive the People’s Choice Award for their entry in the show. Classic cars and trucks along Broadway are a different kind of art. Colorful and shiny, they draw lots of attention. This year’s show is sponsored by Kelley Buick GMC, will be on Saturday, and entrants will have the chance to win plenty of trophies. More than 100 artists are expected to show sculpture, pottery,

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photography, paintings, woodwork, glass and other arts. A number of awards and cash prizes are presented. Polk County students from elementary through high school also show their artwork. One school will win the Best Display Award of $100 with a ribbon to be awarded to the art teacher. High schools and colleges have been invited to compete for monetary awards of $1,140. Children will also find an art tent, sponsored by Mosaic, where they can be creative, have their faces painted, and get temporary tattoos. An RV Show will be presented by Camping World, the nation’s largest RV and outdoor retailer. The show is on Sunday, March 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A variety of live entertainment will be presented on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday there is a free concert by Brian Sutherland Band, courtesy of Carla J. Meeks, Realtor, from noon until

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3:00 p.m., which will take place at Centennial Park on Davidson Street. Cyclists will be at Fort Blount Park for the 7:00 a.m. Bloomin’ Bike Ride registration and breakfast on Saturday. Line-up and drawing for the Artistic Motion Award is at 7:50 at Fort Blount Park. Riders in the 37- and 65-mile Tow Tours line up at 8:00 a.m., while the 16-mile Family Fun Ride starts at 8:15 a.m. A part of the proceeds for the rides go for providing new bikes for kids who can’t afford one. The Power Pedalers program has given more than 100 bikes to kids. For more information on the bike ride, call Trish Pfeiffer at (863) 640-1024 or visit www.active.com or http://bartowcyclingevents.com. For more information about Bloomin’ Arts, visit www.bartowartguild.com or Bloomin’ Arts on Facebook.

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Lots to do on

Bartow’s Main Street every month!

■ Movies on the Lawn Come watch a free movie on the lawn on the fourth Friday of every month. The movie begins shortly after dark on the corner of Main and Wilson at the grassy lot. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and bug spray and enjoy a popular movie outdoors with the family – there’s nothing like it! Usually one of the service clubs will have snacks available for purchase, or bring your own. See you at dark-thirty!

■ Bartow Farmers Market Each Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., come to Fort Blount Park and find fresh vegetables plus other great item at the Main Street Farmers Market.

■ Friday, Friday, Friday Friday Fest, sponsored by Lilly, O’Toole & Brown, goes green on March 18, with green beer and a big celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and the traditional Unparade. An open cruise in car show is held at each Friday Fest, sponsored by Kelley Buick GMC. Street party fun continues on April 15, and May 20. Live entertainment is featured.

■ Saturday, Saturday, Saturday Every second Saturday, find collectibles and treasures at the Downtown Antique Fair on East Main Street from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Main Street Bartow’s Uptown Community Yard Sale is on the third Saturday of each month on the corner of Wilson and Main. Look for bargains or sell your treasures from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information on any Main Street Bartow event, call the office at (863) 519-0508. If you know someone who would like to receive the newsletter call or email mainstreetbartow@verizon.net. Main Street Bartow is located at 180 South Central Ave.

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St. Pat’s Unparade

is a longstanding untradition From its modest beginnings, now lost in the mists of time, Bartow’s St. Patrick’s Day Unparade has grown (de-evolved?) into a legendary fiesta attended by dozens of people who are Irish, or belly dancers, for a day. Rarely held on St. Patrick’s Day, this year is no exception. Combined with Main Street Bartow’s Friday Fest, the extravaganza is on March 18. The untraditional Unparade is growing, and the large gaps between parade watchers are getting smaller. The ever-popular and beautiful Citrus Cinderellas – the queens of the parade, will be reigning; the Mutt Strutt, (which replaced the dyed-green pig banned by a well known animal rights organization) will be strutting; and the small “fries” wannabe Citrus Cinderellas, the “Big Arsh Potater Queens,” whose motto is: “I think, therefore I Yam,” will have a float driven by the Spudly Prince of Tuberville. Some say Bartow’s King Commentater, S.L. Frisbie, will sit upon his throne aboard the spudly The “Liege of the Potater Queens” and one of the float, and it can be noted that many along the parade route not only recognize him as the Liege first organizers of the Unparade, S. L. Frisbie, IV. of the Potater Queens, but also of the entire Unparade itself. It was S.L. and a handful of other civic-minded Bartowans who began the Unparade those many years ago. Anyone who wants to be in the Unparade should be appropriately attired in shades of green or other Irish colors, and be somewhat wacky. Speaking of wacky, the St. Patrick’s Day Unparade usually features belly dancers, who also perform at Friday Fest. And a large number of shamrock-festooned golfcarts and bicycles have joined the festivities. The Uparade starts around 5:30 p.m.-ish at Nye Jordan Park, meanders up South Oak Avenue to Main Street, and heads east to Friday Fest on Central and Main. After the Unparade, stick around for all kinds of Irish delights – green beverages, music and dancing in the street, plus the Irish car show and kids activities. Traditional sponsor Lilly, O’Toole & Brown, LLP, returns this year The “Citrus Cinderellas” have been a part of the parade since its inception. Becoming a Cinderella is no easy as Friday Fest sponsor for March. task and there are a lot of Cinderella wannabes out there, such as the newcomers, the “Big Arsh Potater Queens.”

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Mayor’s Prayer Goes

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When the Mayor’s Sunrise Prayer Breakfast was first conceived, it was agreed it would be a time of early morning prayer to begin the day. Somewhere along the line, the event became a luncheon. This year, for the first time in a long time, the time of prayer is switched back to the traditional early morning event. City of Bartow Mayor A.J. Jackson cordially invites you to the 31st Annual Mayor’s Sunrise Prayer Breakfast, on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the Bartow Civic Center beginning at 7:00 a.m. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Polk County Sheriffs Office Chief Joe Halman, Jr. Outranked only by Chief of Staff Steve Lester and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, Chief Joe Halman, Jr, as chief of the Department of Law Enforcement, oversees more than 650 sworn officers in five divisions. If civilians are included in that number, Halman is responsible for more than 1000 total personnel. Halman earned his bachelor’s degree from Warner Southern College

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in 2003 and received his master’s from Southeastern University in 2008. He joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1985. He had served in the Army National Guard, before being honorably discharged in 1990. Halman is also senior pastor at Greater Works Ministries in Winter Haven, with his wife of 25 years, Debra. The two have four children and two grandchildren. Call the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce, (863) 533-7125 to reserve your seat. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the Bartow Chamber, or from a Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee Member.

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Business And Service Directory ACCOMMODATIONS

Hampton Inn • 205 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 535-5007

Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Sonny Chauhan • 1565 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8070, Fax: (863) 519-5035 Stay Inn & Suites Motel, Mike Chauhan • 1035 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0711, Fax: (863) 533-0924

ACCOUNTING/BOOKKEEPING/TAX SERVICE

A and A Accounting Tax Services and More, Nelidia Colon • 710 E. Main Street, Suite B, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5555, Fax: (863) 533-0047 Bartow Consulting Group, Inc., Brian Hinton • 210 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4196, Fax: (863) 533-9071

Jeffries Bookkeeping, Donna Jeffries • 180 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1416, Fax: (863) 519-9846 Liberty Tax Service, Cindy Ballard • 125 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 248-1126 RNB Accounting & Tax Services, Inc., Eddie Robinson • 110 N. Florida Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1842, Fax: (863) 519-0912 Ronald A. Brown & Associates, PA, Ronald A. Brown • 551 Ave. K, S.E., Winter Haven, FL 33882 (863) 299-1500, Fax: (863) 299-7599 S.R. Wright & Co., P.A., Steven R. Wright • 154 Ave. H, S.E., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 299-6815, Fax: (863) 299-7828

Baylis & Company PA, Tracy Kimbrough,CPA,CFST • 53 Lake Morton Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 688-8841, Fax: (863) 687-1828, www.bayliscpas.com Brinton Fairchild, LLC, Benjamin M. Fairchild • 1720 S. Florida Ave., Suite 1, Lakeland, FL 33803-2263 (863) 687-7777

Small Business Accounting, Sheree Vickers • 1135 W. Clinton St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 712-0894, Fax: (863) 533-2400, www.accountingforsmallbusiness.com Wall Titus, LLC, Priscilla Boren, CPA • 212 E. Highland Dr., Suite 201, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 683-0708, Fax: (863) 686-0799, www.walltitus.com

ADVERTISING - AGENCY

CNP Clark/Nikdel/Powell, Inc., Christine Nikdel • 62 4th St., N.W., Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 299-9980, Fax: (863) 297-9061, www.clarknikdelpowell.com

Cathy E. Parker, E.A., Cathy Parker • 250 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4141, Fax: (863) 533-4142, www.parkertaxteam.com

Madden Brand Agency, Michelle Ledford • 212 E. Pine St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 226-5354, www.brandmadden.com

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, Michael Carter • 147 Ave. C, S.W., Suite 101, Winter Haven, FL 33880-3258 (863) 683-6783, Fax: (863) 294-3927

AEROMEDICAL TRANSPORT

Air Methods/Bayflite, David A. Duke • 415 Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 528-8844, Fax: (863) 635-9716, www.airmethods.com

Crowe Horwath, LLP, Jayne Bates • 124 S. Florida Ave., Suite 201, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 687-4010, Fax: (863) 683-9667, www.crowehorwath.com

AIR CONDITIONING & HEATING

Citrus Air Conditioners, Inc., Dale Burzynski • 155 Century Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 648-0637, Fax: (863) 535-1149, www.citrusairconditioners.com Tropic Air, Gregory Fulbright • 2106 Betty Ann Dr., Auburndale, FL 33823 (863) 965-0386, Fax: (863) 965-1276, www.Tropicaironline.com

AIR CONDITIONING FILTERS

Flanders PrecisionAire of Florida, Shelly Mohrbach • 100 Crown Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8300, Fax: (863) 733-9171

AIRPORT

Bartow Municipal Airport/Industrial Park, Cynthia L. Barrow • US Hwy. 17, N. BMA, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1195, Fax: (863) 533-5968, www.bartow-airport.com

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

Chinoiserie Antiques & Gifts, Virginia Cagle • 110 W. Broadway St., Fort Meade, FL 33841 (863) 285-8050

Hamic Jones Hamic & Sturwold, PA, James Previte • 1905 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 682-5151, Fax: (863) 682-3079, www.hjhscpa.com

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APARTMENTS & CONDOMINIUMS

TAMI BENCH Community Manager 1350 North Wilson Ave. Bartow, FL 33830 phone 863-534-3034 fax 863-534-3067 email rentnow@myfountainplaceapts.com www.myfountainplaceapts.com Savannah Court of Bartow, Annette Crews • 290 Idlewood Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-3398, www.savannahcourtbartow.com

Fountain Place Apartments, Tami Bench • 1350 N. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3034, Fax: (863) 534-3067, www.myfountainplacehome.com

ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONs

The Meetinghouse at Bartow, Elizabeth Fisher • 1400 Old Bartow/Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9108, Fax: (863) 533-4937

American Cancer Society-Bartow/Ft. Meade Unit, Caitlin Simmons • 1920 South Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 688-2326, Fax: (863) 687-6939, www.cancer.org

Summerlin Oaks Apartments, Mary Sow • 980 E. Church St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2787, Fax: (863) 533-4779, www.summerlinoaksapts.com Village at Lake Highland, Jessica Hernandez • 2150 Lake Highlands Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 701-7101, Fax: (863) 701-9333, www.villagelh.net

American Legion Post 3, Bill Vangorder • 1575 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830-6630 (863) 533-8893 American Red Cross, Sara Olson • 256 N. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 294-5941, www.redcross.org Bartow Art Guild, Lara Fredericksen • 1240 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1877, www.bartowartguild.com Bartow Bloomin’ Arts Festival, Michell Githens • P.O. Box 632, Bartow, FL 33831-0632 (863) 428-3315, Fax: (863) 428-7371 Bartow Board of Realtors, Inc., Suzanne Wynn • P.O. Box 551, Bartow, FL 33831-0551 (863) 533-4119, Fax: (863) 533-7843, www.bartowboardofrealtors.com

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Bartow Breakfast Rotary Club, H. Lyle Bulman • P.O. Box 21, Bartow, FL 33831-0021 (863) 499-2407, Fax: (863) 499-2392, www.rotary.org/index.html

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Bartow Cycling Events, Trish & Bob Pfeiffer • 800 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 640-1024, www.bartowcyclingevents.com

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Bartow Dixie Baseball, Inc., Jennie Walker • P.O. Box 1512, Bartow, FL 33831-1512 (863) 412-3565, www.bartowbaseball.org

The Villages at Laurel Meadows, Kathryn Bevilacqua-Ely • 100 Laurel Circle, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7414, Fax: (863) 533-7359, www.RentWithBerkshire.com The Villages at Laurel Meadows offers newly-constructed, affordable luxury townhome living with world class amenities.

Bartow High School Band Boosters, John Eckman • 1270 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7404, Fax: (863) 534-0077, www.bartowhighband.com Bartow Soccer Club, Marc Brock • P.O. Box 2553, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 440-2256, www.bartowsoccer1.com

APPAREL

LegaCy Unique Designz, Jennifer Camp • 195 Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 698-8741

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, Inc., Javan Frinks • 1231 E. Orange St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 904-6567, Fax: (863) 682-2924, www.bbbsfl.org Central Florida Regional Planning Council, Patricia M. Steed • 555 E. Church St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7130, Fax: (863) 534-7138, www.cfrpc.org

APPLIANCES

Affordable Appliance, LLC, Joseph Cain • 220 Manor Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8775, Fax: (863) 533-8730, www.affordablebartow.com

CRA/Community Redevelopment Agency, K. Stephen Cox • 450 N. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6305, Fax: (863) 519-0509

Badcock Home Furniture & More, Nancy L. Young • 1350 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1611, Fax: (863) 533-6292

Crickette Club of Bartow, Inc., Jennifer Hall • P.O. Box 584, Bartow, FL 33831-0584 (863) 604-7597, Fax: (863) 559-1435, www.crickettes.org

AQUATIC WEED CONTROL

EPAC Eastside Positive Action Committee, Otto Brown • 1315 Bay St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3309

Applied Aquatic Management, Inc., Paul C. Myers • 4305 Bomber Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8882, Fax: (863) 534-3322, www.appliedaquaticmgmt.com

Floral Lakes Homeowners Association, John Spigner • 2055 S. Floral Ave., Lot 180, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 804-0181, www.florallakes.org

ART GALLERY AND FRAMING

Florida Frontiersmen, Inc., Turtle Thomas • 1000 Old Fort Meade Rd., Homeland, FL 33847 (863) 551-0985

Arts Ensemble Education Foundation, Jane Waters Thomas • 1350 E. Main St., Suite A2, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 293-2700, Fax: (863) 293-0352, www.artsensemblehealingarts.com

Friends of the Bartow Public Library, Roxanna Tovrea • 2150 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0131, www.pclc.lib.fl.us/bartow

Carolyn’s Gallery, Carolyn Scheffel • 395 E. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-5215

Girls Inc. of Lakeland (Imogene Currie Parmalee Branch - Bartow Location), Kay Fields 650 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830, (863) 533-5000, Fax: (863) 686-5008, www.girlsinc.org

ASSISTED LIVING & RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Bartow Center/Age Institute of Florida, Mindy Hall • 2055 E. Georgia St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0578, Fax: (863) 533-0736, www.ageinstitute.com

Golden Age Club, Shirley Pittenger • 2055 S. Floral Ave., Lot 257, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1091

Brookdale Highlands, Tammi Mara • 4250 Lakeland Highlands Rd., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 701-7820, Fax: (863) 709-9340, www.brookdale.com

Junior Service League of Bartow, Jenna Barnett • P.O. Box 1523, Bartow, FL 33831-1523 (863) 533-9202, www.jslbartow.com

The Rohr Home, Joshua Wilson • 2120 Marshall Edwards Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-7579, Fax: (863) 519-4783

Kiwanis Club of Bartow, C. Wayne Guest • P.O. Box 1021, Bartow, FL 33831-1021 (863) 640-8884, www.bartowkiwanis.com Luster-All Pastoral Care and Culture Center, Fred Johnson • 585 E. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6658, Fax: (863) 533-9520, www.lusteralltraining.com

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Main Street Bartow, Inc., Laura Mills Simpson • 180 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0508, Fax: (863) 519-0509 Mid-Florida SHRM, Andrea Prather • Bartow, FL (863) 640-2459, www.midflorida.shrm.org

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Polk Arts Alliance, Meri Mass • P.O. Box 727, Bartow, FL 33831-0727 (863) 804-0494, www.polkarts.org

AUCTIONEERS

Garner & Associates Auctioneers, Inc., Michael Garner • 3455 SR 60, W., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5100, Fax: (863) 533-5111, www.garnerauctions.com

Polk County Builders Association Foundation, Pat Edleman • 2232 Heritage Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 665-0844, Fax: (863) 667-9956, www.pcba.com

AUTO DEALERS - NEW & USED

Polk County Farm Bureau, Carole McKenzie • 1715 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0561, Fax: (863) 533-9241, www.pcfb.org

Bartow Ford Company, Benny Robles, Jr. • 2800 US 98, N., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0425, Fax: (863) 519-0028, www.bartowford.com Bartow Ford Company has been serving the Central Florida community for over 64 years, providing quality customer care, while selling and servicing all makes and models. Founded in 1948 by Ernest M. Smith, Bartow Ford continues to operate on Mr. Smith’s philosophies of customer care and business principles.

Polk County Industry Advisory Panel, Ruthanne Stonewall • 3515 Aviation Dr., Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 669-2328, Fax: (863) 669-4940 Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing, Mark Jackson • 2701 Myrtle Park Rd., Auburndale, FL 33823 (863) 551-4750, Fax: (863) 551-4717, www.centralfloridasports.com Polk Education Association, Inc., Marianne Capoziello • 730 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0908, Fax: (863) 533-3559 Professional Opportunities Program For Students, Joyce Bentley • 415B E. Main St., Suite 202, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6629, Fax: (863) 537-6639, www.popsinc.org Rotary Club of Bartow, Hazel Sellers • P.O. Box 14, Bartow, FL 33831-0014 (863) 533-4392, www.rotary.org/index.html Seniors on the Move, Margaree Simon • Carver Recreation Center, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 512-2453 Tuscan Lodge No. 6, Keith Warren • 320 S. Florida Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9498 West Bartow Front Porch, Levonia Wynn • 925 W. Polk St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1773, Fax: (863) 533-9383 Zonta Club of Bartow, Hazel Sellers • 1990 De La Palma, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4392

Kelley Buick GMC, J.C. Martin • 255 W. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1561, Fax: (863) 582-9212, kelleybuickgmc.com/fleet Kelley Buick GMC is your local neighborhood garage. Locally owned, our customers are treated like family. Work-ready vehicles, free loaners, old-fashioned values.

ATTORNEYS

Boswell & Dunlap, LLP, Frederick J. Murphy • 245 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7117, Fax: (863) 533-7412, www.bosdun.com The Bartow law firm of Boswell & Dunlap, LLP, was founded in 1900, and is Polk County’s oldest law firm. We welcome the opportunity to discuss possible representation with anyone needing representation in Polk County and surrounding Central Florida.

Regal Lakeland, Chris Boswell • 2615 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 687-8000, www.regallakeland.com Stingray Chevrolet Bartow, LLC, Matt Hurley • 1475 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0777, Fax: (863) 533-3274, www.stingraybartow.com Stingray Chevrolet is your hometown Bartow dealership. We invite you to come relax and enjoy the difference!

The Buerger Law Firm, P.A., Diane Buerger • 766 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830-4832 (863) 804-0999, Fax: (863) 804-0555, www.buergerlawfirm.com Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A., Timothy F. Campbell • 500 S. Florida Ave., Suite 800, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 647-5337, Fax: (863) 647-5012, www.clarkcampbell-law.com

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Craig A. Mundy, P.A., Craig A. Mundy • 4927 Southfork Dr., Lakeland, FL 33813-2043 (863) 647-3778, Fax: (863) 647-4580, www.mundylaw.com Family Elder Law, Jason Penrod • 122 E. Tillman Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853 (863) 676-8423, Fax: (863) 676-1816, www.familyelderlaw.com

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Flynn Law Group, PA, John Flynn • 355 W. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6707, Fax: (863) 533-1806

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Frank Rouse, Attorney at Law, Frank J. Rouse • 680 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6547, Fax: (863) 533-5604 Frost Van den Boom, PA, John W. Frost, II • 395 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0314, Fax: (863) 533-8985, www.fvslaw.com The Law Office Of Cassandra L. Denmark, LLC, Cassandra L. Denmark • 690 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7120, Fax: (863) 533-7174, www.cldenmarklaw.com

Tom Edwards Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram, Randy Edwards • 1425 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0793, Fax: (863) 533-2932, www.tomedwards.net

The Law Office of Shirley D. Pellarchy, Shirley D. Pellarchy • 490 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3838, Fax: (863) 533-3737 Law Office of William Lobb, William J. Lobb • 295 W. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-8522, Fax: (863) 534-8672

AUTO DETAILERS

Elite Detail ‘N Tint, Michael J. Pellegrini • 195 N. Third Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0681, Fax: (863) 533-0681, www.elitedetailntint.com

McDaniel Law Firm, Michael McDaniel • 465 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0507, Fax: (863) 968-2491, www.mcdaniellawfirm.com

AUTO MOBILE DETAILERS

Moody Law, Daniel D. Moody • 575 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 733-9090, Fax: (863) 534-1001, www.moodylaw.com

Super Clean Detailing, Carl Jones • P.O. Box 2634, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 205-7970, Fax: (863) 534-1629

Nathaniel White, Attorney, Nathaniel White • 515 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3617, Fax: (863) 534-8916

AUTO PAINT & BODY SHOP

Florida Truck & Trailer Company, Gary Fackender • 3500 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8319, Fax: (863) 533-4808

Robinson, Pecaro & Mier, P.A., James Robinson • 201 N. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 816-6808, Fax: (954) 252-7199, www.lawdrive.com

AUTO PARTS-NEW/USED/REBUILT

Ronald N. Toward, Attorney, Ronald N. Toward • 1105 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1232, Fax: (863) 519-9121

Budget Auto Parts of Bartow, Craig Rutherford • 2715 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0568, Fax: (863) 534-8706, www.budgetfl.com

Stidham & Stidham, P.A., Jonathan Stidham • 150 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0866, Fax: (863) 533-1151

Napa Auto Parts, W. A. Read • 805 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3128, Fax: (863) 533-7394

Sutton Law Firm, Debra Sutton • 325 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8912, Fax: (863) 533-4633, www.suttonlawfirm.net

AUTO REPAIR & SERVICE

Bartow Ford Company, Benny Robles, Jr • 2800 US 98, N., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0425, Fax: (863) 519-0028, www.bartowford.com

Valenti Campbell Trohn Tamayo & Aranda, P.A., John Marc Tamayo • 1701 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 686-0043, Fax: (863) 616-1445, www.vcttalawyers.com

Gator Towing & Automotive of Polk County, LLC, Bobbi Roberts • 1505 E. Hooker St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-4665, Fax: (863) 533-5317

ATTRACTIONS/MUSEUMS

Bok Tower Gardens Foundation, Inc., Brian Ososky • 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales, FL 33853-3412 (863) 676-1408, Fax: (863) 676-6770, www.boktowergardens.org

Kauffman Tire, Enrique Brito • 5065 US Hwy. 98, S., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 937-0700, Fax: (863) 937-0704, www.kauffmantire.com

Polk County History Center, Myrtice Young • 100 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-4386, Fax: (863) 534-4387, www.polk-county.net/museum

Main Street Auto & Tire, Joe Sullins • 750 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8473, Fax: (863) 533-5558, mainstreetautorepair.com

Polk Museum of Art, Claire Orologas • 800 E. Palmetto St., Lakeland, FL 33801-5529 (863) 688-7743, Fax: (863) 688-2611, www.polkmuseumofart.org

Super-Lube, Tom Chambasian • 1615 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6981, Fax: (863) 533-6541, www.superlube.com

Sun ‘N Fun Fly-In, Inc., Sandy Bridges • 4175 Medulla Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 644-2431, Fax: (863) 644-9737, www.sun-n-fun.org

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BAIL BONDS

BOOKS, GIFTS & COLLECTIBLES

Zona Long Bail Bonds, Angela K. Long • 395 W. Church St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0791, Fax: (863) 533-0792

Bartow Christian Books & Gifts, Bo Raulerson • 326 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2991, Fax: (863) 533-5223

BAKERIES

Cookie Jar Bakeshop, Maura Galbraith • 305 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-3333, Fax: (863) 519-3403, www.cookiejarbakeshop.com

BOTTLED WATER

Water Boy, Inc., Scott McLauchlin • 1808 Olive St., Lakeland, FL 33815 (800) 346-6080, Fax: (947) 744-0799, www.waterboyinc.com

Dunkin’ Donuts, Alex Fernandez • 1202 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3626, flmsinc.com

BANKS, CREDIT UNIONS

BUILDING MATERIALS & SUPPLIES

Bank of Central Florida • Sandy Dobbertean• 515 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3585, Fax: (863) 534-3537, www.bankofcentralflorida.com Bank of Central Florida introduces “Intelligent Banking,” which describes their people, technology and approach. Our bankers are experienced advisors who are committed to exceeding client expectations. Member FDIC.

Central Florida Truss, Inc., Gary Newell • 1500 US Hwy. 17, N., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0821, Fax: (863) 533-9517, www.cftruss.com

BB&T Bank, Seth Shore • 600 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-2100, Fax: (863) 533-8029, www.bbt.com

Whit’s Building Supply, Inc., Scott Bowne • 115 S. Woodlawn Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0806, Fax: (863) 533-6785, www.whitsbuilding.com

Sunbelt Forest Products, Ken DelleDonne • 6106 Spirit Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1702, Fax: (863) 534-1500, www.sunbeltfp.com

CenterState Bank, Anita Stasiak • 1375 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830-1869 (863) 533-0475, Fax: (863) 534-3819, www.centerstatebank.com CenterState Bank is a local, market-driven financial institution. We value the unique character of the communities we serve and encourage decision making by the banker that is closest to the action.

BUS - CHARTER

Annett Bus Lines, Wade Scheel • 130 Madrid Dr., Sebring, FL 33876-8105 (800) 282-3655, Fax: (863) 655-6207, www.annettbuslines.com

BUS - PUBLIC TRANSPORATION

Citizens Bank & Trust, Valerie Tillman • 1450 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6472, Fax: (863) 533-6256, www.citizens-bank.com Citizens Bank & Trust is Polk County’s oldest community bank for several reasons: customer service, friendly and professional staff, sound business decisions.

Citrus Connection, Cathy Wolosin • 1248 George Jenkins Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 688-7433, Fax: (863) 683-4132, www.ridecitrus.com

BUSINESS CENTER

Magnify Credit Union, Julie Turner • 1790 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 582-7300, Fax: (863) 533-6749, www.magnifycu.org

DMAR Technical Training, LLC, Annette Eitt • 180 S. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 440-5280, Fax: (863) 440-5282, www.dmartechtraining.biz

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, Melissa Pittman • 105 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830-3829 (863) 533-8939, Fax: (863) 519-0038, www.midflorida.com

BUSINESS MARKETING CONSULTANTS

Alphagraphics, George Byfield • 4130 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 646-5699, www.lakeland420.alphagraphics.com

CABLE TV/INTERNET/PHONE

Bright House Networks, Ernest Morency • 65 S. Keller Rd., Orlando, FL 32810 (407) 452-2378, Fax: (863) 374-2077, www.mybrighthouse.com Comcast Business, Kimberly McCartney • 5205 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232 (293) 432-1606, Fax: (941) 487-8664, www.comcastbusiness.com

CAR WASH/EXPRESS TUNNEL

Super Suds Car Wash of Bartow, Brian Briggs • 1025 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7628

CATERERS

Bartow Food Service Club, Inc., Bill Mills • 2250 S. Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830-7104 (863) 534-0120, Fax: (863) 534-7197 Sunshine Bank, Gail Smith • 101 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 648-2265, Fax: (863) 648-5595, www.mysunshinebank.com

County Seat Cafe Catering, Bill Mills • 2250 S. Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3622 Especially 4 U Catering, LLC, Shayann Jones • 550 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6373, www.especially4u.net

BARBER SHOP

Tam’s Catering, Mahmud Osmani • 560 Ave, J, SE, Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 398-3976, www.tamscatering.com

Tim Jones Barber Shop

Terrie Lobb Catering, Inc., Terrie Lobb • 1239 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6483, Fax: (863) 534-8980, www.terrielobbcatering.com Texas Cattle Company Catering, Michelle Holley • 2600 34th St., N., St. Petersburg, FL, 33713 (863) 604-1515, Fax: (888) 370-4218, www.texascattlecompany.net

170 South Wilson Ave. Bartow, FL 33830

CATTLE

863-224-6114

Double R Brangus, Inc., Roy Dan Mitchell • 7755 Star Lake Rd., Alturas, FL 33820 (863) 537-2571

Tim Jones

Dudley Putnam, Inc., Dudley Putnam • P.O. Box 1400, Bartow, FL 33831-1400 (863) 537-5611, Fax: (863) 537-1683

Barber & Stylist timjjones@aol.com

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

ChamberPAL, Sam Azzam • 231 W. Main St., Quincy, CA 95971 (855) 233-6362, www.chamberpal.com

Tim Jones Barber Shop, Tim Jones • 170 S. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 224-6114

Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce, Jeff Clark • 510 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7125, Fax: (863) 533-3793, www.bartowchamber.com

BEES / CROP POLLINATION

Bell Apiaries dba Honey Bell Bee Company, Robbie Bell • 412 N. Lanier Ave., Fort Meade, FL 33841 (863) 698-9525, www.honeybellbee.com

CHEMICALS

Ashland, Barry Sheets • 2801 State Rd. 60, W., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 535-2991, Fax: (863) 533-5904 Ashland’s Bartow plant blends resins for makers of boats and recreational vehicles. We have gone 15 years without a lost-time accident and proudly support charities including ReadingPals and Relay For Life.

BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTOR

Bernie Little Distributors, Mike Blume • 4105 Maine Ave., Eaton Park, FL 33840 (863) 665-3615, Fax: (863) 665-8213, www.bernielittle.com

BICYCLE SALES AND SERVICE

Road & Trail Bicycles, Jason Brown • 5113 US Hwy. 98, S., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 937-8058, Fax: (863) 937-8059, www.roadandtrailbicycles.com

CHURCHES

Acts Praise & Worship Center, Andre Camp • 3824 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1800, Fax: (863) 534-8561

BLOOD BANKS

OneBlood, Kelly Jacobs • 3200 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 904-4425, Fax: (863) 987-9218, www.oneblood.org

Asbury United Methodist Church, Carol Sue Hutchinson • 1650 S. Jackson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2301, www.asburyumcbartow.org

BOLT & NUT DISTRIBUTORS

Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Robert E. Patrick • 205 E. Stanford St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3366, Fax: (863) 533-3839, www.bartow-arp-church.org

Pyramid Fasteners, Inc., Theresa Pickard • 620 S. First Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0875, Fax: (863) 533-4071, www.pyramidfasteners.com

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Children’s Home Society, Julie Shoup • 1260 S. Golfview Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-3900, Fax: (863) 519-3913, www.chsfl.org

First Baptist Church, Ron Burks • 410 E. Church St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9055, Fax: (863) 534-8902, www.fbcbartow.org

Church Service Center, Inc., Rusty Music • 495 E. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5822, Fax: (863) 533-0695

First Presbyterian Church, Jim Hatch • 355 S. Florida Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5005, Fax: (863) 533-4186, www.fpcbartowfl.org

The Eagles Wings Sanctuary, Felicia Jackson • 5925 Imperial Pkwy., Suite 104C, Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 617-6259, Fax: (863) 213-4601, www.theeagleswingssanctuary.org

First Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Deryl A. Jones • 1030 King St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2322

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Erika Key • 3350 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830-8471 (863) 533-0371, Fax: (863) 533-7006, www.youthranches.org

First United Methodist Church, Rev. Alan Jefferson • 455 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0904, Fax: (863) 533-9023, www.firstumcbartow.org

George W. Harris Jr. Youth & Crisis Runaway Shelter, Glenn Parkinson • 1060 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 595-0220, Fax: (863) 595-0225, www.yfainc.org

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Gary Jackson • 500 W. Stuart St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3581, Fax: (863) 533-0364, www.holytrinitylives.com

Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands & Polk Counties, Charlene Edwards • 650 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-9224, Fax: (863) 519-8111

McLeod Memorial Presbyterian Church, Richard Huggins • 695 W. Stuart St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5433, Fax: (863) 519-0833, www.bartowmmpc.com

Heartland For Children, Kimberly Daugherty • 1239 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-8900, Fax: (863) 519-8912, www.heartlandforchildren.org

Redeemer Lutheran Church, Jonathan Horsman • 390 E. Parker St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 512-3652

Hope Now, Joseph Cox • P.O. Box 2729, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 519-5900, Fax: (863) 519-5939, www.hopenowfl.org

St. James A.M.E. Church of Bartow, Inc., Shirley A. Williams • 1020 Magnolia St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6109, Fax: (863) 533-0265, stjamesamec.org

Neighborhood Improvement Corporation of Bartow, Clifton P. Lewis • 790 Waldon Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0100, www.lbbrown.com

CITRUS

Bohde Grove Service, Bill Bohde • 2365 Alturas Loop Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-1177, Fax: (863) 537-9777

Neighborhood To Family, Heather Monteath • 1350 E. Main St., Suite A6, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-7712, www.neighbortofamily.org

C. Young Citrus, Inc., Chuck Young • 1515 Hwy. 17, N., Eagle Lake, FL 33839 (863) 294-6065, Fax: (863) 292-0525

SPCA Florida, Adam Stanfield • 5850 Brannen Rd., S., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 646-7722, Fax: (863) 619-8570, www.spcaflorida.org

Mr. Fred J. Bohde, CPAg, CCA, Fred J. Bohde • 1175 E. George St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8472

Sunrise/Green Tree Court Cluster, Heather Davis • 2160 Green Tree Court, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0837, Fax: (863) 533-8831

Peace Valley Enterprise, Inc., Scott Young • P.O. Box 84, Alturas, FL 33820-0084 (863) 537-1309, Fax: (863) 537-1349

TiAnViCa Riding Academy, Inc., Sara Meadows • 3380 SR 60 E., Bartow, FL 33830 (888) 548-2972, www.tianvica.org The Transition House of Bartow, Diane Banasco • 550 N. Restwood Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 733-4181, www.thetransitionhouse.org

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Mark E. Wilson • 116 S. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 701-8702, www.kimley-horn.com

United Way of Central Florida, Dale Stills • 5605 US 98, S., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 648-1500, Fax: (863) 648-1535, www.uwcf.org

CLEANERS & LAUNDRIES

VISTE, Steve Bissonnette • 1232 E. Magnolia St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 284-0828, Fax: (863) 683-4732

Peterson Cleaners, Randy Peterson • 810 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2612, www.petersoncleaners.com

Women’s Care Center of Bartow, Inc., Rusty Music • P.O. Box 1041, Bartow, FL 33831-1041 (863) 534-3844, Fax: (863) 534-3844

CLEANING - CARPET, UPHOLSTERY, TILE & GROUT

Rainbow International of Mid Florida, Adrienne Richardson • P.O. Box 950, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 533-4093, Fax: (863) 582-9447, www.rainbowintl.com/midflorida

COMMUTER ASSISTANCE - COMMUTER ALTERNATIVES

Commuter Services - District 1 FDOT, Christine Diaz • 801 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (407) 791-5482, Fax: (863) 534-7172, www.commuterservicesfl.com

CLEANING - INDUSTRIAL

Orange Industrial Services, Eric Knaak • 1420 Chamber Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0831, www.orangeindustrial.com

COMPUTERS

Bartow PC Repair, James Hammett • 1510 N. Park Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 578-5775, www.bartowpcrepair.com

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Florida Polytechnic University, Maggie M. Mariucci • 439 S. Florida Ave., Suite 300, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 583-9050, Fax: (863) 583-9070, www.floridapolytechnic.org

Perpetual Technology Solutions, Connie Nickerson • 2525 Drane Field Road, Suite10, Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 644-1120, Fax: (863) 697-5563, www.pt-solutions.com

Polk State College, Eileen Holden • 999 Ave. H, N.E., Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 297-1098, Fax: (863) 297-1053, www.polk.edu

CONSTRUCTION - CONTRACTORS

CCC Group, Inc., Matthew Edson • 5000 Old Hwy. 37, S., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 533-1494, Fax: (863) 533-1906, www.cccgroupinc.com

Southeastern University, Dana Davis • 1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 667-5000, Fax: (863) 667-5200, www.seu.edu

KMR Concrete Inc., Matt Heidel • 2835 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-9077, Fax: (863) 533-6089, www.kmrconcrete.com

COLLISION CENTER

Precision Wallboard of Polk Co., Inc., Michael DeZarn • 3060 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33840 (863) 669-9460, Fax: (863) 669-9462

Bartow Ford Company, Benny Robles, Jr. • 2800 US 98, N., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0425, Fax: (863) 519-0028, www.bartowford.com

Sackett’s Construction, Inc., Rick Sackett • P.O. Box 1119, Highland City, FL 33846 (863) 644-6451, Fax: (863) 648-9653, www.sackettsconstruction.com

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

SEMCO Construction, Inc., Carl Ed Locke • 205 Century Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830-7705 (863) 533-7193, Fax: (863) 533-3376, www.semcoconstruction.com SEMCO Construction, Inc. was founded in 1975. We are a State of Florida Certified General Contractor and Certified Roofing Contractor. Our (5) divisions of Commercial, Industrial, Public, Historic Preservation, and Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings provide construction services throughout Central Florida. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of our clients.

Hallock Properties, LLC, Cynthia Hallock • 1355 S. Orange Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 701-7711

COMMERCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT

Lanier Upshaw, Inc., Scott Whitener • 1115 US Hwy 98 S., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 838-7096, Fax: (863) 682-6292, www.lanierupshaw.com

Southern Homes of Polk County, Inc., Ashley Link • 1925 E. Edgewood Dr., Suite 100, Lakeland, FL 33803 (888) 899-7434, Fax: (863) 687-2770, www.MySouthernHome.com

COMMUNITY ACTION & HUMAN SERVICES

Bartow Deacons & Stewards Alliance, Inc., Carver Young • P.O. Box 502, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 533-1207

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EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Walter Graves Construction, Walter Graves • 999 Hwy. 17, S., Fort Meade, FL 33841 (863) 285-7381, Fax: (863) 285-7395

Early Learning Coalition of Polk County, Gilbert Rincon • 115 S. Missouri Ave., Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 733-9064, Fax: (863) 733-9081, www.elcpolk.org

CONSTRUCTION - ROADWAY

The Orpheum Theatre and Academy of Performing Arts, Jenny Heidtman • 335 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6774, www.theorpheumtheatre.org

Lane Construction Corporation, Ken Cates • 3350 Reynolds Rd., Eaton Park, FL 33840 (863) 665-0457, Fax: (863) 665-2624, www.laneconstruction.com

Polk County Public Schools, Workforce Education, Teresa Griffin • 1915 S. Floral Ave. Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-8276, Fax: (863) 733-9081, www.polkacademies.com

CONSTRUCTION - STEEL FABRICATION

Met Pro Supply, Inc., Jay Hazen • 5070 St. Rd. 60 E., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 425-7155, Fax: (863) 425-7409, metprosupply.com

ELECTRICAL - CONTRACTORS

Aveco, Inc., Rachel Lawrence • 730 Creative Dr., Suite 7, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 225-5912, www.avecoinc.com

CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS

SEMCO Construction, Inc., Carl Ed Locke • 205 Century Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830-7705 (863) 533-7193, Fax: (863) 533-3376, www.semcoconstruction.com

Cross Wired Electrical Services, LLC, David Little • 1716 James Pointe Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 899-0044, www.crosswiredelectrical.com Crown Electric, Inc., K. E. Douberly • 2325 SR 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8171, Fax: (863) 533-7678

COPY SERVICE, PACK & SHIP

The UPS Store, Mike Patel • 115 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0800, Fax: (863) 519-0801, www.theupsstorelocal.com

EMPLOYMENT /STAFFING SERVICES

CareerSource Polk, Stacy Campbell-Domineck • 600 N. Broadway Ave., Suite B, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 508-1600, Fax: (863) 508-1601, www.careersourcepolk.com

COUNTERTOPS

Counter Effects by Roger, Roger Atherton • 409 Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0600, Fax: (863) 533-0644, www.cebr.us

Kelly Services, Inc., Celia Archambault • 1476 Town Center Dr., Suite 223, Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 688-4141, Fax: (863) 687-3843, www.kellyservices.com

COURT REPORTING

Labor Solutions, Inc., Dena Santiago • 254A W. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 297-4200, Fax: (863) 297-4211, www.laborsolutions.com

McGill & Associates, Linda A. McGill • 170 S. Oak Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4642, Fax: (863) 533-1234, www.mcgillreporting.com

Spherion Staffing, David Sandow • 1925 E. Edgewood Dr., Suite 102, Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 667-0800, Fax: (863) 667-0962, www.spherion.com As a locally owned and operated business that is part of the community, Spherion Staffing understands the unique needs of a large to small business. Leading the way in light industrial, clerical and executive staffing.

CUSTOM ENGRAVING/GIFTS

Laser Engraving & Designs, LLC, Dan Slachta • 2535 Meadow Ln., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 666-3124, www.myledfla.com

DENTISTS

ENGINEERS - SURVEYORS - PLANNERS

Billy B. Brown, Jr., D.D.S., Billy B. Brown • 695 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0955, Fax: (863) 533-6468

A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure, Rob Kincart • 1875 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2000, Fax: (863) 533-1991, www.a-c-t.com A-C-T is an established multi-disciplined environmental, engineering and field services firm with expertise in a range of areas, including environmental sciences, engineering, industrial hygiene, industrial services, infrastructure, waste management and emergency response. A-C-T, a nationally recognized employer of distinction, employs nearly 100 full-time, part-time and contract professionals from six Florida offices.

Dental Associates of Bartow, Dr. Ian Fawcett • 2090 Flamingo Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4444, Fax: (863) 519-4453 Gary L. Joyner, DDS, PA, Gary L. Joyner • 2025 Flamingo Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0389, Fax: (863) 533-8371

AIM Engineering & Surveying, Inc., Michael Adams • 195 S. Orange Ave., Suite 1, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6800, Fax: (863) 533-5998, www.aimengr.com Ardaman & Associates, Inc., Thomas J. Leto • 1525 Centennial Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0858, Fax: (863) 533-7325, www.ardaman.com ATKINS North America, Kimberly Warren • 600 N. Broadway Ave., Suite 310, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7000, Fax: (863) 533-7888, www.atkinsglobal.com/northamerica Florida Engineering & Design, Inc., Kimberly Goodman • 255 County R. 555, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 665-6363, Fax: (863) 667-1773, www.fedinc.com Hamilton Engineering & Surveying, Inc., Alan Rayl, PE, PSM • 310 E. Main St., Suite 4, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 800-9707, Fax: (813) 250-3636, www.hamiltontampa.com

Offering Many Distinctive Services and Advanced Technology

KCCS, Inc., James M. McCall • 310 Piedmont Court, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4011, Fax: (863) 533-6932, www.kisingercampo.com Madrid Engineering Group, Inc., Larry D. Madrid • 2030 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830-4268 (863) 533-9007, Fax: (863) 533-8997, www.madridengineering.com

J. Marie Stidham, D.M.D., P.A., J. Marie Stidham Mundy • 620 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4331, Fax: (863) 534-1168

Patel, Greene & Associates, PLLC, Gordon Greene • 555 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7317, www.patelgreene.com Terracon Consultants, Inc., Mathew Chinault • 2335 Commerce Point Dr., Suite 180, Lakeland, FL 33801` (863) 606-0423, www.terracon.com Tindale Oliver, Richard Dreyer • 545 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8454, Fax: (863) 533-8481, www.tindaleoliver.com With over 60 professionals in six offices nationwide, Tindale Oliver provides infrastructure engineering, planning and innovative financing services for governmental entities and private developments.

ENTERTAINMENT

SLS Entertainment, Sean Serdynski • Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 370-5298

The Orpheum Theatre and Academy of Performing Arts, Jenny Heidtman • 335 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6774, www.theorpheumtheatre.org

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS & SERVICES

A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure, Rob Kincart • 1875 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2000, Fax: (863) 533-1991, www.a-c-t.com A-C-T is an established multi-disciplined environmental, engineering and field services firm with expertise in a range of areas, including environmental sciences, engineering, industrial hygiene, industrial services, infrastructure, waste management and emergency response. A-CT, a nationally recognized employer of distinction, employs nearly 100 full-time, part-time and contract professionals from six Florida offices.

Linda J. May, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., P.A., Linda J. May • 1495 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0324, Fax: (863) 533-2751 Phillip E. Abbott, D.D.S., Phillip E. Abbott • 780 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9471, Fax: (863) 519-6481

Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Tracy Cook • 170 Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-6348, Fax: (863) 519-6363, www.cleanharbors.com

DENTISTS - ORTHODONTICS

Ellis & Abramowitz Orthodonics, Ilan Abramowitz • 2110 E. Flamingo Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3302, Fax: (863) 534-3818

EVENT COORDINATION & SUPPLIES

Party People Celebration Company (863) 255-2025, www.partypeoplecelebrationco.com Party People Celebration Company creates fabulous events. Elegant fabric canopies and backdrops, amazing balloon decor from elegant to whimsical, custom centerpieces. Visit our website for photos.

DIAMONDS

Spath Jewelers, Emily Spath Clark • 1360 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9569, Fax: (863) 534-3469, www.spathjewelers.com

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EVENT VENUES

JERRY L. FURLONG Financial Advisor O 863.519.9200 F 352.629.9158

415 East Main Street, Suite 214 Bartow, FL 33830 jerry.furlong@raymondjames.com

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA / SIPC Norman & Furlong Financial Group, Inc., Jerry L. Furlong • 415 E. Main St., Suite 214, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-9200, Fax: (863) 629-9158, www.raymondjames.com/practicalplanners/Home.aspx

Harmony Haven Event Venue, Anna Maria Baker • 6320 US 98 S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 581-7400, www.harmonyhavenevents.com

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Make That Special Occasion Something Special.

From small, intimate parties to huge events, Sackett Ranch is the place to be.

4720 Hancock Lake Road, Lakeland

863-698-4079 Sackett Ranch, Tracy Sackett • 4720 Hancock Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 698-4079, Fax: (863) 648-9653

Burks Financial Group, Noreen Talbot • 5143 S. Lakeland Dr., Suite 4, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 940-4755, Fax: (863) 940-4760

The Rocking H Ranch, Angela Higgenbotham • 2200 Ewell Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 581-1710

CenterState Bank, Anita Stasiak • 1375 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830-1869 (863) 533-0475, Fax: (863) 534-3819, www.centerstatebank.com

The Williams Centre, Geri Williams • 1150 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 558-0635

Citizens Bank & Trust, Valerie Tillmon • 1450 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6472, Fax: (863) 533-6256, www.citizens-bank.com

FARMS

Sunshine Bank, Gail Smith • 101 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 648-2265, Fax: (863) 648-5595, www.mysunshinebank.com

James Farm, Jack P. James • 2101 Dynamite Rd., Bartow, FL 33831-0626 (863) 533-5655

FITNESS

FEED MANUFACTURER

TBC 24 Fitness, Mark Bodine • 5705 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 937-8996, Fax: (863) 647-5465, www.tbc24fitness.com

Bartow Ethanol, LLC, Jim Muntz • 1705 E. Mann Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2498

FINANCIAL PLANNING

Ultimate Fitness Center, Inc., Greg Buck • 290 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5300

Allen & Company of Florida, Inc., Michael Walker • 1401 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 688-9000, Fax: (863) 688-4885, www.alleninvestments.com

FLOORING

JMI Flooring, Jason McMahan • 115 First Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2992, Fax: (863) 534-3443, www.flooringbyjmi.com

Shane K. Nelson, CFP Financial Advisor

FLORISTS

Doss Flower & Gift Shop, Inc., Darcy Stottlemyer • 111 W. Badcock Blvd., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 425-2021, www.dossflowers.com Flower Cart of Bartow, Sally Rabideau • 1425 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8861, www.flowercartofbartow.com

1490 North Wilson Avenue Bartow, FL 33830 Bus. 863-533-6606 Fax 888-243-9556 TF. 800-440-7044 shane.nelson@edwardjones.com www.edwardjones.com

FOUNDATIONS

Bartow Area Chamber Foundation, Inc., Jeff Clark • 510 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7125, Fax: (863) 533-3793, www.bartowchamber.com Bartow Community Healthcare Foundation, Inc., Brian Hinton • 1239 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4196, Fax: (863) 533-9071, www.bartowconsulting.com GiveWell Community Foundation, Lori Martini • 1501 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 683-3131, Fax: (863) 683-5909, www.givecf.org

Edward Jones, Shane K. Nelson • 1490 N. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6606, Fax: (888) 243-9556, www.edwardjones.com

FUEL/OIL/LUBRICANT

Highlands Oil Co., Inc., Ken Allen • 1130 N. Scenic Hwy., Lake Wales, FL 33853 (863) 676-4516, Fax: (863) 676-0654 Smith Bros. Oil Co., Inc., Shane Weeks • 765 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3163, Fax: (863) 533-0764, www.smithbrosoil.com

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FUNERAL HOMES

Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Inc., Donald S. McLean • 650 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8123, Fax: (863) 533-3010, www.whiddenmcleanfuneral home.com

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FURNITURE STORES

Badcock Home Furniture & More, Nancy L. Young • 1350 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1611, Fax: (863) 533-6292

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GIFT BOUTIQUE

HOME HEALTH CARE

The Krazy Kricket, Lee Putnam & Susan Blenk • 115 E. Main Street, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3141, www.krazykricket.com Sweet Magnolias Cafe & Gift Shop, Sandy Mendez • 125 & 139 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6083

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

Madrid Engineering Group, Inc., Larry D. Madrid • 2030 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830-4268 (863) 533-9007, Fax: (863) 533-8997, www.madridengineering.com

GOLF COURSES - PUBLIC

Bartow Golf Course, Bill Fowler • 190 S. Idlewood Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9183, Fax: (863) 519-3758, www.cityofbartow.net

GOVERNMENT - CITY

www.inhomecarelakeland.com

City of Bartow, George Long • 450 N. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0100, Fax: (863) 534-0114, www.cityofbartow.net

City of Bartow Police Department, Joe Hall • 450 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-5034, http://www.cityofbartow.net

Above and Beyond Compassionate Care LLC, Patty Dangelico • 3400 Tanager Lane W., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 816-5802, Fax: (863) 943-3116, www.InHomeCareLakeland.com Comfort Keepers, Tracy Kelley • 902 S. Florida Ave., Suite 201, Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 701-9100, Fax: (863) 644-8077, www.comfortkeepers.com

GOVERNMENT - COUNTY

Polk County Board of County Commissioners, Lea Ann Thomas • P.O. Box 9005, Drawer CA01, Bartow, FL 33831-9005 (863) 534-6000, Fax: (863) 534-6011, www.polk-county.net/

Enhancing the Lives of Aging Adults and Their Families.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Grady Judd • 1891 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 298-6696, Fax: (863) 534-6390, www.polksheriff.org Polk County Supervisor of Elections, Lori Edwards • 250 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-5888, Fax: (863) 534-5899, www.polkelections.com

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GOVERNMENT - STATE

Florida Department of Citrus, Shannon Shepp • 605 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-3950, Fax: (877) 352-2487, www.floridajuice.com National Write Your Congressman, Marilyn Paul • 522 Peninsular Dr., Lakeland, FL 33807 (863) 660-9448, Fax: (863) 644-4128, www.nwyc.com Representative Ben Albritton, Ben Albritton • 150 N. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0073, Fax: (863) 534-0075

Senior Home Care, Joanna Lowry • 5151 S. Lakeland Dr., Suite 16, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 682-6182, Fax: (863) 682-8042, www.seniorhomecare.net

GRAPHIC DESIGN

HOME MODEL CENTER

LillyCat Design Studio, Trish Pfeiffer • 800 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 640-1024, Fax: (863) 533-1337, www.lillycatdesignstudio.com

Homes of Merit, Mark Riebow • Bartow Municipal Airport, Bldg. 103, Bartow, FL 33880 www.championcommunitysolutions.com

Neon Octopus, Rocco D. Condello • 3953 Strickland Court, Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 934-8215, www.neonoctopus.com

HOSPICE

Cornerstone Hospice, Wendy Henderson • 2590 Havendale Blvd., N.W., Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 291-5560, Fax: (863) 295-7909, www.hospicels.com

GROCERS

Publix Super Markets, Greg Dills • 255 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1560, Fax: (863) 533-1249, www.publix.com

Good Shepherd Hospice, Don Evans • 3450 Lakeland Hills Blvd., FL 33805 (863) 682-0027, Fax: (863) 682-3006, www.chaptershealth.org

GUNS AND ARCHERY

Vitas Healthcare, Dora Viltre • 6850 New Tampa Hwy., Suite 600, Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 583-7100, Fax: (863) 583-7050, www.vitas.com/

Hal’s Gun Shop, Inc., Lamar Collins • 1440 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9563, Fax: (863) 533-6363

HOSPITALS

HAIR SALONS

Bartow Regional Medical Center, Susan Sartain • 2200 Osprey Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8111, Fax: (863) 519-1420, www.bartowregional.com Bartow Regional Medical Center is a 72-bed acute care hospital bringing quality health care to this community with excellent services and an experienced team of physicians and caregivers. Our associates and physicians are dedicated to providing the highest quality care in the safest environment possible.

Classy & Sassy Salon, Tanya Tillis • 5672 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 937-9654 Oasis Salon and Day Spa, Christal Hall • 565 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5078, www.oasisbartow.com

INDUSTRIAL - MAINTENANCE

The Style Shop, Cynthia Polston • 250 W. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9194, www.bartowstyleshop.com

Graphite Maintenance, Inc., Justin Clements • 380 N. Prairie Industrial Pkwy., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 425-2866, Fax: (863) 425-3296

HEALTHCARE/SUBSTANCE ABUSE/MENTAL HEALTH

Maintenance & Reliability Technologies, Inc., Robert Radford • 1421 Chamber Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0300, Fax: (863) 533-0334, www.mrtechnologies.net

Peace River Center, J. William Gardam • 1239 E. Main St., Suite 3, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0575, Fax: (863) 519-0728, www.peacerivercenter.org

INDUSTRIAL - PVC

Tri-County Human Services, Inc., Valeria Jorn • 1815 Crystal Lake Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 709-8923, Fax: (863) 709-8923, www.tchsonline.org

HDPE, Inc., John Bragg • 136 Kid Ellis Rd., Mulberry, FL 33880-8398 (863) 607-4730, Fax: (863) 607-6022, www.hdpeinc.com

HEARING & SPEECH

INDUSTRIAL - RETAIL/WHOLESALE/DISTRIBUTOR

Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center, Debbie Burdett • 3020 Lakeland Highlands Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 686-3189, Fax: (863) 682-1348, www.cfshc.org

Mine & Mill Industrial Supply, Bruce Eady • 2500 S. Combee Rd., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 665-5601, Fax: (863) 667-1907, www.minemill.com

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Home Instead Senior Care Lakeland, John Charrier • 810 E. Main St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 937-1500, Fax: (863) 937-1505, www.homeinstead.com/722

State Representative Denise Grimsley, Denise Grimsley • 212 E. Stuart St., Lake Wales, FL 33853 (863) 835-0232, www.denisegrimsley.com

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Southwest Florida Water Management District, Danny Kushmer • 170 Century Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 559-8062, Fax: (863) 534-7058, www.watermatters.org

Companionship Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care Meal Preparation Light Housekeeping/Laundry Escort to Appointments and Errands Medication Reminders Personal Care (Dressing, Bathing, Toileting, Etc.)

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POLK-MURPHY INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. COMPLETE INSURANCE SERVICE ROSIE S. THORNBURG 1620 NO. PARK AVE. BARTOW, FLORIdA 33830 VP & AGENT PHONE 863/533-0991 COLIN MURPHy PRESIdENT

info@florida.swagelok.com centralflorida.swagelok.com 24 Hour Emergency Service: 863-425-3222 Swagelok Central Florida, Bob Stover • 3180 Mulford Rd., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 425-3222, Fax: (863) 425-7222, www.centralflorida.swagelok.com People and products that are engineered to perform under pressure.

Polk-Murphy Insurance Agency, Inc., Rosie Thornburg • 1620 N. Park Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0991, Fax: (863) 533-8133, www.independentagents.com/agencies/pmi33830 State Farm Insurance - Leo Longworth, Leo E. Longworth • 1610 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830-3101 (863) 533-3136, Fax: (863) 533-2181, leolongworth.com

INDUSTRIAL - WELDING & FABRICATING

International Machine & Welding, Inc., Robert E. Maxwell • 1400 Chamber Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0326, Fax: (863) 533-7114, www.aacssymbol.com

INDUSTRIAL PARK

Bartow Municipal Airport/Industrial Park, Cynthia L. Barrow • US Hwy. 17, N. BMA, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1195, Fax: (863) 533-5968, www.bartow-airport.com

INSURANCE AGENCIES

Albritton Insurance, Ben Albritton • 204 N. 6th Ave., Wauchula, FL 33873 (863) 773-6280, Fax: (863) 773-4731 Gibson & Wirt, Inc., Clyde Allen Gibson • 125 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3131, Fax: (863) 533-7038, www.gibsonandwirt.com Glenn Broom Insurance Agency, Inc., Glenn Broom • 252 W. Van Fleet Dr., Suite B, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4800, Fax: (863) 533-0723 Hall Insurance Services, Inc., Noemi Alfaro • 1335 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0999, Fax: (863) 533-0009 Hatton Insurance Agency, Larry Blackwelder • 322 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4671, Fax: (863) 533-1476, www.hattonins.com

State Farm Insurance - Michell Githens, Michell Githens • 595 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8119, Fax: (863) 804-0973, www.githensinsurance.com Michelle Githens State Farm provides auto, health and life insurance, mutual funds, annuities and other retirement and college savings products. Our bilingual professional service team offers evening and weekend appointments.

HealthMarkets, Janice Basham Wright • 2298 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 853-8000, Fax: (863) 853-8001

Wise Insurance Agency, LLC, Jamie Blair • 1410 E. Georgia St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3431, Fax: (863) 533-6485, www.wiseinsllc.com

Insurance Market Place, LLC, Kim Strayer • 415 E. Main St., Suite 101, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5700, Fax: (863) 537-7450

Woodmen of the World, Sal Capra • 5410 S. Florida Ave., Suite 14, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 206-3991, Fax: (863) 619-5696

JANITORIAL SERVICES

CWL Services, Inc., Wayne Lewis • P.O. Box 1004, Bartow, FL 33831-1004 (863) 698-0379

JEWELERS

Spath Jewelers, Emily Spath Clark • 1360 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9569, Fax: (863) 534-3469, www.spathjewelers.com In 1986 the Spath family started out with a small dream. That dream has since grown into Bartow and Polk County’s premier jewelry store, Spath Jewelers. The name represents many facets of their business: support, character, and trust. What makes Spath Jewelers unique is their people and the love for the community in which they serve. The staff are passionate about the customers and their needs. Spath Jewelers II, Brian Spath • 2523 State Rd. 60, E., Valrico, FL 33594 (813) 571-5445, Fax: (813) 571-5806

LANDSCAPING & LAWN CARE

Legal Shield, Clive Harding • Winter Haven, FL 33884 (863) 324-1058, www.cliveharding.legalshieldassociate.com

Evolve Contracting, Inc., Joseph Bustos • P.O.Box 2362, Bartow, FL 33831 877-585-1007, www.evolveyourlawn.com At Evolve Professional Landscape Management, LLC, we have tailored our services to what our clients are looking for in a professional lansdscape management company. From lawn and landscaping, to sod, irrigation and tree care – we do it all! We serve both residential and commercial clients in the Polk County area.

Legal Shield, Kimberly Hooten • 189 James Circle, Lake Alfred, FL 33850 (863) 287-6697, www.paulhooten.legalshieldassociate.com Palmer Insurance Agency Inc., Joshua Palmer • 1905 Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6709, Fax: (863) 537-6710, www.palmerflains.com

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OUTDOOR KITCHEN AND GRILLS

Grills & More, Nancy McKeehen • 2175 E. Edgewood Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 644-0032, Fax: (866) 264-8445, www.grills2.com

PAINTERS COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL

Baker’s Painting, Tim Baker • 615 N. Oak Ave., Fort. Meade, FL 33841 (863) 285-9332, Fax: (863) 285-8663

Garrison Land Management, Inc., Joe Garrison• 28609 Hwy. 27, N., Dundee FL 33838 (863) 439-6550, Fax: (863) 292-0846, www.garrisonpropertyservices.com

LAWN & ORNAMENTAL PEST CONTROL

Gary Sykes Spray Service, Gary Sykes • 3280 Lanier Rd., Fort Meade, FL 33841 (863) 559-2214, Fax: (863) 285-7324

LIQUOR STORES

Southside Package & Lounge, Inc., Henry Tucker • 1122 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 683-4703, Fax: (863) 284-0945

Center State Painting, Mychele Jenkins • 445 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 582-2787, www.centralfloridaartistry.com Goff Painting, Inc., Cory Goff • Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 877-5252

LOCKSMITHS

Bartow Lock and Safe, Clay Kear • 1620 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2733

John Locke Painting, Inc., John Locke • 5410 S. Florida Ave., Suite 1, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 647-7000, Fax: (863) 644-9996, www.johnlockepainting.com

MAIL SERVICE

PALLET MANUFACTURER

Mail Processing Associates, Robbie Yelvington • 430 N. Wabash Ave., Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 687-6945, www.mailpro.org

PalletOne, Inc., C. Keith Warren • 1470 Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1147, Fax: (863) 534-1426, www.palletone.com

U.S. Postal Service, Brent Pinion • 220 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0419, Fax: (863) 533-4160, www.usps.com

PAVING & ASPHALT

AAA Top Quality Asphalt, Steve Spiker • 4100 State Rd. 60, E., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 521-5454, Fax: (863) 425-5048

MASSAGE THERAPY

Leslie Perdue, Massage Therapist, Leslie Perdue • 301 S. Woodlawn Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 255-3986

PAWN SHOPS

MEDICAL SERVICES

Watson Clinic, LLP, Lindsey Clark • 2250 Osprey Blvd., Suite 100, Bartow, FL 33830-4340 (863) 533-7151, Fax: (863) 534-2719, www.watsonclinic.com Watson Clinic is proud to call Bartow home, offering medical services for primary care, endocrinology, pediatric cardiology, diabetes education and dietary counseling. In addition, Watson Clinic has board-certified cardiologists, anesthesiologists and surgeons on staff at Bartow Regional Medical Center.

Monday thru Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

erik Jenkins Owner

METAL BUILDINGS

SEMCO Construction, Inc., Carl Ed Locke • 205 Century Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830-7705 (863) 533-7193, Fax: (863) 533-3376, www.semcoconstruction.com

METAL FINISHERS

Metalcoat, Inc. of Florida, Cleo Hall • 1910 State Rd. 37, S., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 425-1185, Fax: (863) 425-5931

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MOBILE HOME PARKS

Oakview Lakes, Inc., Roger Wright • 300 S. Washington Ave., Fort Meade, FL 33841 (863) 285-8151, Fax: (863) 285-8850, www.oakviewlakes.com

Bartow Jewelry & Pawn Shop, Inc., William W. Jenkins • 425 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5560, Fax: (863) 533-6914

MORTGAGE COMPANIES

PEST CONTROL

Hamilton Group Funding, Inc., Janie Danforth • 415 E. Main St., Suite 217 Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 428-2581, Fax: (863) 428-2582

Keith’s Pest Control, Inc., Anthony DuPree • P.O. Box 193, Bartow, FL 33831-0193 (863) 533-6231, Fax: (863) 533-6233

Home Solution Lenders, Inc., Ricky Peacock • 1445 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 607-4663, Fax: (863) 582-9909, www.hslenders.com

McDonald Exterminators, Inc., Bob Edwards • 360 S. First Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1294, Fax: (863) 519-6789

MOVERS

Simpson’s Pest Control, Jerry Simpson • 1195 Hill Court, W., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7674

Two Men And A Truck, Jonathan Crain • 3220 Atlantic Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 646-6683, www.twomenandatrucklakeland.com

MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS

The Orpheum Theatre and Academy of Performing Arts, Jenny Heidtman • 335 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6774, www.theorpheumtheatre.org

NEWSPAPERS

Ledger Media Group, Kevin Drake • 300 W. Lime St., Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 802-7000, Fax: (863) 802-7803, www.theledger.com The Polk County Democrat, Jeff Roslow • 190 S. Florida Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4183, Fax: (863) 533-0402, www.polkcountydemocrat.com

OFFICE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES

Boring Business Systems, Inc., Dean Boring • 950 E. Main St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 686-3167, Fax: (863) 686-2048, www.boring.com D-Tech Business Solutions, Frank DeFrancesco • 5300 S. Florida Ave., Suite 5, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 510-0100, Fax: (863) 701-0099, www.dtechdoc.com

Tempco Pest Control, Gary Sawyer • 4431 Oakglen Rd., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 606-6283, www.tempcopestcontrol.com

GLT Office Plus Business Center, Brenda Wise • 2929 S. Combee Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 686-1799, Fax: (863) 687-0816, www.gltoffice.com

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PHOSPHATE

Florida Industrial & Phosphate Research Institute, Aaron Medley • 1855 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7160, Fax: (863) 534-7165, www.fipr.state.fl.us Mosaic, Callie Neslund • 13830 Circa Crossing Dr., Lithia, FL 33547-3953 (863) 844-5327, Fax: (813) 571-6925, www.mosaicco.com With annual capacity greater than the next two largest producers combined, Mosaic is the world’s largest producer of finished phosphate products. Approximately one-third of our phosphate product is shipped within North America, with the remainder exported globally through both PhosChem, an export association, and through our own distribution channels.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Potthast Studios, Mike Potthast • 234 W. Central Ave., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 294-4920, www.potthaststudios.com

PHYSICIANS - CHIROPRACTIC

Aqui Chiropractic Clinic, LLC, Alex G. Aqui • 1350 E. Main St., Suite B-1, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3288, Fax: (863) 534-3436, www.aquichiropracticclinic.com TB&K Outsource, Trina Kelly, Bartow FL 33830 (863) 512-0528, tkellyprint@yahoo.com

Chinault Family Chiropractic, Rebecca Duvall • 1335 Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 804-0000, Fax: (863) 533-0009, www.chinaultfamilychiro.com

The UPS Store, Mike Patel • 115 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0800, Fax: (863) 519-0801, www.theupsstorelocal.com

PHYSICIANS - EYE

Eye Specialists of Mid-Florida, P.A., Mary Perry • 2025 E. Edgewood Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 294-3504, www.eyesfl.com

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Easy Homes 123, LLC, Lynn Browning • 5337 N. Socrum Loop Rd., Suite 338, Lakeland, FL 33809 (863) 272-9394, Fax: (863) 859-2184, www.easyhomes123.com

PHYSICIANS - GASTROENTEROLOGY

Digestive Health Physicians of Central Florida, PA, Ned Panara • 1350 E. Main St., Suite C-2, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0902, Fax: (863) 519-0904

PHYSICIANS - INTERNAL MEDICINE

Central Florida Internal Medicine & Associates, Sam Korley • 4725 US Hwy., 98 S., Suite 101, Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 646-9663, Fax: (863) 646-9664

PHYSICIANS - PRIMARY CARE

Favilli Family Practice Center, Luis C. Favilli • 3650 Innovation Dr., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 646-6295, Fax: (863) 701-2151, www.favillimedical.com Watson Clinic, LLP, Lindsey Clark • 2250 Osprey Blvd., Suite 100, Bartow, FL 33830-4340 (863) 533-7151, Fax: (863) 534-2719, www.watsonclinic.com

PHYSICIANS - UROLOGY

Southpoint Medical Group, Stanley H. Shrom • 4729 US Hwy. 98 S., Suite 101, Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 646-5789, Fax: (863) 646-5834, www.southpointmedicalgroup.com Garrison Property Services, Inc., Dollie Boyd• 28609 Hwy. 27, N., Dundee FL 33838 (863) 439-6550, Fax: (863) 292-0846, www.garrisonpropertyservices.com

PIANOS/YAMAHA DEALERS

Nelson & Associates Real Estate, Inc., Nell Nelson • 1510 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1767, Fax: (863) 533-8047, www.nelsonandassociates.homesandland.com

The Ultimate Hands-On Experience.

Systemized Properties, Inc., Leslie G. Pickett • P.O. Box 1786, Bartow, FL 33831-1786 (863) 533-9

RADIO STATIONS

piano distributors - LakeLand lakeland

WBF FM 102.9 and AM 1130, David Thornburg • 1130 Radio Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0744, Fax: (863) 533-8546, www.wwbf.com

S. Florida Ave., SuiteSuite 11 11 65956595 South Florida Ave., Lakeland, Florida Lakeland, Florida

WONN/WPCV/WLKF, WWRZ Radio Stations, Nancy Cattarius • 404 W. Lime St., Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 682-8184, Fax: (863) 683-2409, www.wpcv.com

863-937-9091

Fax: 863-940-9899 Fax: (863) 940-9899 Email: rlane@pianodistributors.com Email: lakelandpianos@gmail.com

RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE

R.W. Summers Railroad Contractor, Inc., Charles Merritt • 3693 E. Gandy Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8107, Fax: (863) 533-8100

REAL ESTATE

Albritton Real Estate, Doris S. Albritton • 3030 Mission Oaks, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7388

Piano Distributors - Lakeland, Rich Lane • 6595 S. Florida Ave., Suite 11, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 937-9091, www.pianodistributors.com

Brewer, Sahm & Webb, Inc., David H. or Susan S. Brewer • 1620 Wallace Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1774, Fax: (866) 713-3005

PIPES & FLANGES

Edgen Murray Corporation, Bob Macey • 5072 State Rd. 60, E., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 869-9716, Fax: (863) 869-8520, www.edgencorp.com Wolseley Industrial Group, Keith Fuqua • 205 County Rd. 555, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 666-3877, Fax: (863) 533-1048, www.wolseleyindustrialgroup.com

PLUMBING

Greenwise Plumbing, John Cekala • Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 398-1370

Lawrence Plumbing, Inc., Kenneth A. Meeks • 175 Cecile Ct., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2837, Fax: (863) 533-8303

POOLS/SPAS/HOT TUBS

Unique Pools Spas Patio, Rodney Kehoe • 2326 E. Edgewood Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 940-9826, Fax: (863) 940-9827, www.lakelandjacuzzi.com

PRINTERS & PUBLISHERS

Bartow Printing Company, Stephanie Buffington • 415 E. Main St., Suite A, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4114, Fax: (863) 534-1758, www.bartowprintingcompany.com

Carla Meeks, Realtor WebPro Realty, Carla J. Meeks • 1420 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 604-9287, www.homesbycarla.net

Crown Printing Co, Inc., Edith Ross • 1303 E. Main St., Lakeland, FL, 33801 (863) 682-4881, Fax: (863) 688-6076, www.crownprint.net

Clear Springs, Doug Conner • 6105 Spirit Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1292, Fax: (863) 534-1294, www.clearspringsco.com

Custom Print Shop, Inc., John Lusby • 1017 S. Combee Rd., Lakeland, FL, 33801 (863) 668-5692, Fax: (863) 668-5302, www.weprintforflorida.com

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Clements Real Estate, James F. Clements • 1295 S. Orange Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 287-4334, www.clementsre.com

Sam’s Club, Dawn Petote • 3530 Lakeland Highlands Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 644-0769, Fax: (863) 644-0539

Easy Homes 123, LLC, Lynn Browning • 5337 N. Socrum Loop Rd., Suite 338, Lakeland, FL 33809 (863) 272-9394, Fax: (863) 859-2184, easyhomes123.com

Southern Posh, Inc., Retha Crawford • 145 W. Broadway St., Fort Meade, FL 33841 (863) 285-7674, www.southernposhinc.com

Gibson & Wirt, Inc., Clyde Allen Gibson • 125 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3131, Fax: (863) 533-7038, www.gibsonandwirt.com

Spath Jewelers, Emily Spath Clark • 1360 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9569, Fax: (863) 534-3469, www.spathjewelers.com

King Real Estate Services, Judith Barnett • 145 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4119, Fax: (863) 533-7843

Wal-Mart, Rob Talbot, 1050 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5400, Fax: (863) 534-3392, www.walmart.com

The Mahoney Group, Inc., Maria Mahoney • 3825 S. Florida Ave., Suite 5, Lakeland, FL 33813-1103 (863) 619-6740, Fax: (863) 619-6750, www.mahoneygroupinc.com

RETAIL STORES/RENTAL

Aaron’s Sales & Lease, Wilberty Rivera • 370 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33803 (863) 533-7950, Fax: (863) 533-3640, www.aarons.com

Nelson & Associates Real Estate, Inc., Nell Nelson • 1510 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1767, Fax: (863) 533-8047, www.nelsonandassociates.homesandland.com

ROOF COATING MANUFACTURING

NuStar Enterprises, Inc., John Hutto • P.O. Box 174, Bartow, FL 33831-0174 (863) 533-0533, Fax: (863) 533-0086

Henry Company, Jimmy Sellers • 999 N Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 800, El Segundo, CA 90245 (863) 533-0522, Fax: (863) 533-4637, www.henry.com

Stan Hickson Properties, Stan Hickson • 3227 Flamingo Blvd., Hernando Beach, FL 34607 (352) 597-8164, Fax: (352) 597-8545

RV SALES & SERVICE

Camping World of Bartow, Raynette Alexander • 7400 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830-8483 (863) 533-2458, Fax: (863) 533-7589, www.dustysrv.com

RECORDING STUDIO

Hearts And Minds Studios, Miles Carr • P.O. Box 93464, Lakeland, FL (863) 255-6467, www.hminds.com

SCHOOLS - PRIVATE

Achievement Academy, Inc., John Burton • 716 E. Bella Vista St., Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 683-6504, www.achievementacademy.com

REFUSE HAULER, DISPOSAL

All Saints Academy, Carolyn Baldwin • 5001 State Rd. 540, W., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 293-5980, www.allsaintsacademy.com

Cedar Trail Landfill, Chris Jones • 2500 St. Rd. 60 W., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8776, Fax: (863) 533-6967

First Methodist School, Inc., Jackie Stoltz • 455 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0905, Fax: (863) 533-9023, www.firstmethodistschool.com/

RESORTS

Streamsong Resort, Jim Bullock • 1000 Streamsong Dr., Streamsong, FL 33834 (863) 428-1000, www.streamsongresort.com

Geneva Classical Academy, Rich Cali • 4204 Lakeland Highlands Rd, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863)-644-1408, www.genevaclassicalacademy.com

RESTAURANTS

Word of Life Christian School, Deborah A. White • 1555 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-5747, Fax: (863) 533-8257

Beef O Brady’s, Joe Bullara • 120 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8281, Fax: (863) 534-3388

SCHOOLS - PUBLIC

Broadway Diner, Rachel Rayl • 1380 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-7647

Alturas Elementary School, Chuck Pemberton • 906 W. Fourth St., Alturas, FL 33820 (863) 519-3917, Fax: (863) 519-3923

Curly Tails BBQ, John James • 330 Old Bartow/Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5685, Fax: (863) 533-5625, www.curlytailsbbq.com

Bartow Elementary Academy, Tracy Nelson • 590 S. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7410, Fax: (863) 534-7218

Dairy Queen Bartow, Payal Patel • 1795 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow FL 33830 (863) 533-2779

Bartow High School, Emilean Clemons • 1270 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7400, Fax: (863) 534-0077

Dunkin’ Donuts, Alex Fernandez • 1202 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3626, www.flmsinc.com

Bartow Middle School, Leigh Anne Cooley • 550 E. Clower St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7415, Fax: (863) 534-7418, www.schools.polk-fl.net

Dwayne’s Place Diner & Grill, Dwayne Williams • 6960 South Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 940-2099, Fax: (863) 940-2098

Floral Ave. Elementary, Sheila Dyer • 1530 S. Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-5003, www.schools.polk-fl.net

Hacienda Mexico Restaurante, Maria A. Ochoa • 195 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7600

Gause Academy of Leadership & Applied Technology, Terri Christian • 1395 W. Polk St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7425, Fax: (863) 519-3716, www.schools.polk-fl.net

JK’s Cafe, Todd Sapulski, Sr. • 211 1st Ave., N.W. • Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 425-5080

Gibbons Street Elementary, Michelle Browning • 1860 E. Gibbons St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7430, Fax: (863) 534-7472, www.schools.polk-fl.net

Joshua’s Kitchen, Todd Sapulski, Sr. • 2020 Shepherd Rd. • Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 701-7230

Highland City Elementary School, Christopher Roberts • 5355 Ninth St., Highland City, FL 33846 (863) 648-3540, Fax: (863) 648-3542, www.schools.polk-fl.net

McDonald’s of Bartow, William F. Bateman • 1470 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4003, Fax: (863) 533-8814

IBS at Bartow High School, Brenda Hardman • 1270 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0194, Fax: (863) 534-0077, www.schools.polk-fl.net

Mike’s Grill, John Konidas • 1590 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2060

James E. Stephens Elementary, Chandra Hall • 1350 N. Maple Ave, Bartow, Fl 33830 (863) 534-7455, Fax: (863) 534-0438, www.schools.polk-fl.net

Mosaic’s Community Cafe, Elizabeth Combee • 315 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3000

Jean O’Dell Learning Center, April Sumner • 1310 S. Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7440, Fax: (863) 519-3810

Palace Pizza, Giordano Lanuto • 105 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9300, Fax: (863) 533-9500, www.palacepizzabartow.com

Spessard L. Holland Elementary, Melody Butler • 2342 E.F. Griffin Road, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 648-3031, Fax: (863) 648-3033, www.schools.polk-fl.net

Perkins and Marie Callender’s, Inc., Richard Troyer • 150 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9688, Fax: (863) 533-9628

Summerlin Academy, Steven Cochran • 1500 S. Jackson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-7504, Fax: (863) 534-0377, www.schools.polk-fl.net

S & L Restaurant, Traci Sheppard • 2915 S. Combee Rd., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 665-0731

Traviss Career Center, Wayne Dickens • 3225 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803-9709 (863) 499-2700, Fax: (863) 499-2706, www.traviss.edu

Sal’s Pizza, Salvatore Guardascione • 4660 E. County Rd. 540A, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 816-5825, Fax: (863) 816-5827, www.salspizzalakelandfl.com

Union Academy, Joel McGuire • 1795 E. Wabash St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7435, Fax: (863) 534-7487, www.schools.polk-fl.net

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q, Zach Drehmer • 595 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1429, Fax: (863) 533-4227, www.sonnysbbq.com

SCREEN PRINTING, EMBROIDERY & PROMOTIONAL ITEMS

Sweet Magnolias Cafe & Gift Shop, Sandy Mendez • 125 & 139 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6083

Evolutionary Screen Printing & Embroidery LLC, Niki Frankow • 3521 Waterfield Pkwy., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 248-2692, Fax: (863) 248-7747, www.evolutionaryscreenprinting.com

Tom’s Chicken Shack, Tom Bos • 901 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6268

Ray Graphics, Art Paschke • 1895 W. Executive Rd., Winter Haven, FL 33884 (863) 325-0911, Fax: (863) 324-3049, www.raygraphicsapparel.com

Vivian’s Cafe, Annette Fussell • 175. E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4704

The Krazy Kricket, Lee Putnam & Susan Blenk • 115 E. Main Street, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3141, www.krazykricket.com

Zaxby’s, David Abbott • 590 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3600

Whatever Tees, Timothy Benton • 4030 Kidron Rd., Bay #14, Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 370-0740, www.whatever-tees.com

RETAIL STORES

Main Street Comics & Memorabilia, John Harrison • 415 E. Main St., Suite C, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-7703

SECURITY GUARD SERVICE

Edwards Airport Security, Pam Renew • Bartow Municipal Airport, Bldg. 225B, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1591, Fax: (863) 533-0770

Purple Cloudz, Eric Bell • 2405 E.F. Griffin Rd., Suite 4, Bartow, FL 33803 (863) 733-4814, www.pcloudzvape.com

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SECURITY SYSTEMS

McGee Automotive and Tire, Kevin McGee • 3939 US Hwy. 98, S., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 667-3702, Fax: (863) 667-3402

TITLE COMPANIES

Florida Professional Title Insurance, Tula Richardson • 295 US Hwy. 17, N., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0640, Fax: (863) 533-0982

TRADE SHOW DISPLAYS

DIGITECH Graphics Group, Alfredo M. Balingit • 3020 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 668-8770, Fax: (863) 668-8750, www.dtechgraphics.com

TRAVEL AGENCIES

Edwards Professional Alarms & Video, Inc., Wally Edwards • Bartow Municipal Airport, Bldg. 225B, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1591, Fax: (863) 533-0770

SIGNS

Cruise Planners, Ruthelise Anderson • Lakeland, FL (863) 644-1014, www.exclusivecruiseplanners.com Cruises/Resorts/Completely Packaged Vacations/Independent and Escorted Programs/Weddings at Sea and At Destination, and so much more!

DIGITECH Graphics Group, Alfredo M. Balingit • 3020 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 668-8770, Fax: (863) 668-8750, www.dtechgraphics.com Dixie Signs, Inc., Roger Snyder • 2930 Drane Field Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 644-3521, Fax: (863) 644-3524, www.dixiesignsinc.com Hollywood Window Tinting & Signs, Chris Harris • 815 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8783, Fax: (863) 519-5956 Southern Graphic Designs, Inc., Juan Bocanegra • 105 W. Badcock Blvd., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 943-4363, Fax: (863) 943-4824, www.southerngraphics4u.com

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

Blackmon Roberts Group, Inc., Sylvia Blackmon-Roberts • 902 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 802-1280, Fax: (863) 646-6101, www.blackmonroberts.com

Travel Leaders/International Sun Travel, Blanche E. Bryant • 705 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0511, Fax: (863) 533-9268

SBDC at the University of South Florida, Carl Hadden • 201 W. Central Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853 (863) 678-4182, www.sbdctampabay,com/polk

TROPHIES, ENGRAVED SIGNS, RUBBER STAMPS

Central Florida SCORE, Becky Bywater • 100 S. Kentucky Ave., Suite 230, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 284-5607, www.centralfloridascore.org

McBroom’s Stamps and Awards & Personal Gifts, Sam McBroom • 1560 N. Park Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3557, Fax: (863) 533-4369, www.mcbroomsstamps.com

SPORTS BARS

The Trophy Shop, Kon Champavannarath, 3420 Recker Hwy., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 299-6566, www.trophyshoponline.com

Linksters Tap Room - Highland City, Eric Belvin • Highland City Center, Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 937-9313, www.facebook.com/linkstershighlandcity

TRUCKING

Florida Transport Service, Inc., Larry McDougald • 4231 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0565, Fax: (863) 533-8491

Monday - Thursday: 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Friday: 3:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Saturday: 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Sabal Transport, Inc., Larry Barnes • 151 Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0871, Fax: (863) 534-3485 Trans-Phos, Inc., Richard L. Whitney • 4001 Noralyn Mine Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1575, Fax: (863) 534-3200, www.transphos.com

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UNIFORM SERVICE

UniFirst Corporation, Gerard Diruggiero • 6010 E. Adamo Dr., Tampa, FL 33619 (800) 621-8343, Fax: (813) 626-6087, www.unifirst.com

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UPHOLSTERY

Rogers Upholstery, Archie Rogers • 410 East Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2508, Fax: (863) 533-4998

UTILITIES - GAS

The Wine Stable, Fred Martin • 150 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 232-2785

Central Florida Gas Company, Ben Semchuck • 1015 Sixth St., N.W., Winter Haven, FL 33801 (863) 293-2125, Fax: (863) 294-3895, www.cfgas.com

TAILORS & ALTERATIONS

Main Street Tailors, Elijah Armstrong • 140 S. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1981

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WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION

Polk Power, LLP, Allen Czerkiewicz • 3600 County Rd. 555, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9073, Fax: (863) 533-4092

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Tampa Electric Company, Cindy Price • 1770 Sixth St., N.W., Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 299-0800, Fax: (863) 298-6166

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VETERINARIANS

Neon Octopus, Rocco D. Condello • 3953 Strickland Court, Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 934-8215, www.neonoctopus.com

Bartow Animal Clinic, Dr. Timothy Brooks • 1515 U.S. Hwy, 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2424. Fax: (863) 522-0914. www.bartowanimalclinic.com

Torch Designs, LLC, Kevin Farnsworth • Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 614-0029, Fax: (863) 614-0032, www.torchdesigns.com

VIDEO PRODUCTION

Hearts And Minds Studios, Miles Carr • P.O. Box 93464, Lakeland, FL (863) 255-6467, www.hminds.com

WINDOW TINTING

Hollywood Window Tinting & Signs, Chris Harris • 815 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8783, Fax: (863) 519-5956

Potthast Studios, Mike Potthast • 234 W. Central Ave., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 294-4920, www.potthaststudios.com

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