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• Greater Bartow Chamber Member Business and Service Directory Publisher: Greater bartow Chamber of Commerce ManaGinG editor: Virginia Condello ContributinG Writers: Virginia Condello, steve steiner PhotoGraPhy: Mike Potthast adVertisinG ManaGer: barbara adamson adVertisinG dePartMent: 863-533-7125 barbara@bartowchamber.com Copyright 2017 by the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce. Capital City Quarterly is a publication of the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved. The Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or content appearing as advertisements. No part of this publication may reproduced without the expressed written permission of the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce.

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Unique Challenges, Sustainable Solutions Builds Leading Environmental Company Kincart Family-Owned Business Celebrates 30 Years “Aw, man, it’s been nuts… in a good way!” exclaims Rob Kincart, president and CEO of A-C-T Environmental and Infrastructure, a sciences, engineering and field services firm. With that he takes out his smartphone, flips through a series of pictures and videos, then finding the one he wants, shows what he’s talking about. It’s a clip taken in South Florida. Members of A-C-T are working on recovering a power boat that was overturned when Hurricane Irma roared through the state. Viewing the video clip is mesmerizing. It isn’t a matter of simply flipping the boat over. Because of environmental impact concerns, the A-C-T crew had to stringently remove oil and gas as to minimize further damaging the mangroves in which the boat is located. The crew also had to remove the battery. “I think we’re going to be doing these for quite a while,” Kincart says. It’s all part of an effort working in conjunction with both the U.S. Coast Guard and the state’s Fish and Wildlife Commission as part of its marine response effort, which contacted A-C-T prior to Hurricane Irma making landfall. The agencies wanted to make sure A-C-T would be ready if help was needed, which turned out to be the case. “We have response plans and we have incredible people who know how to get things done.” It includes teaming up with other companies in the same industry as A-C-T. “We put together the team.” Of course, A-C-T prefers to be the prime contractor. Recovering boats is not the only activity A-C-T has been involved with in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. “The other thing we’ve been doing is disposing of food that’s been spoiled,” he says. He points out that it’s not residential, but commercial food, from supermarkets and big box stores that needed disposal. Now all this might be surprising to learn about A-C-T Environmental and Infrastructure, which will be marking and celebrating the occasion of its founding 30 years ago this Nov. 9. But what probably is more surprising is that had it not been for a particular inability, Rob Kincart might never have founded the company. The Youngstown, Ohio native, who attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio from 1967-70, and then transferred to the University of Florida the year after, originally had planned on becoming a dentist. It was then he discovered he had a problem.

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“I couldn’t work with the mirror,” he says. He is talking about the little mirror dentists use when working on a patient. So he realized he needed to switch majors. He loved numbers and for a brief while considered becoming a math teacher. But as a strong admirer of Thomas Edison, he had always had a greater passion for the sciences. “I loved chemistry. I enjoyed research.” With that, he began working while at the same time earning his degree in Chemistry from University of Florida in 1972. That first job was with Glidden-Durkee. Upon graduation, he went to work for Roux Labs, designing shampoos and hair dyes. After that he went to work in Jacksonville, for Kerr-McGee, where he was a chemist in its agriculture manufacturing facility. Kincart is particularly proud of a certain research he was involved with while at Kerr-McGee. “While I was there the fire department asked me to analyze the chemicals to keep firefighters safe,” he says. The research led to the development of the term HazMat (short for hazardous materials). “This was the first HazMat team in the country.” After Kerr-McGee shut down its Jacksonville facility, Kincart went to work for Upjohn at its Plant City facility as its operations manager. This was in the late 1970s and during that time the Environmental Protection Agency kicked into full throttle and had a direct impact upon Kincart, as he was handed all the responsibilities. “At some point I thought, if nobody wants to handle the environmental regulations, I can do that for a lot of companies.” With a partner, Rob started Resource Recovery of America, based in Mulberry in 1980. They later sold the business. Then in 1987, as a sole entrepreneur, Rob opened the doors to A-C-T (for American Compliance Technologies, Inc.) in Lakeland, before moving to Bartow in 1995. “Bartow was pretty business friendly at that point,” Kincart says. He chose the site where the company still stands, on State Road 60, in part due to a particular fondness. “I love small towns. I love what they stand for.” There is also another reason. It is next to the Florida Institute of Phosphate Research. “I wanted it to look like a campus, so it would be an enjoyable place for people to go to work.” Several years ago, he was instrumental in bringing to the eight-acre facility a school that is part of the Polk State

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Rob Kincart, President and CEO Corporate College. “I approached Rob Clancey (now the executive director of the Bartow Economic Development Council). I wanted to have a training facility, but I didn’t want to reinvent the wheel.” Over the past 30 years, A-C-T has expanded its services in a slow, deliberate pattern of growth. With nearly 100 employees with offices around the state, they service clients nationwide. “We could have grown a lot faster, but I controlled the growth so I wouldn’t outpace myself,” he says. It has proven to be the wisest path - because when the Great Recession hit, A-C-T managed to survive, while other competitors struggled. As is the case with all successful companies, it is the people who work at A-C-T who make the company what it is - a recognized leader in its field. A familyowned and run operation, two of Rob’s three children, Jeff, and Jennifer Kincart Jonsson, serve as vice-presidents; their spouses, Eric Jonsson and Julie Kincart, also are with A-C-T. Rob’s wife, Laurel, has been the calming influence in his life and when business gets hectic, gives him a safe place to land. But Rob reserves his highest compliments for the employees, some have been with the company more than 23 years. They are the reason A-C-T is consistently named a Best Place to Work by both “Florida Trend” and CareerSource Polk. Kincart says that if people enjoy where they are, they work harder for clients, and remain with the company longer. That longevity makes it easier for clients to call on A-C-T again and again, because they know they will work with talented, committed staff members who understand their company’s history, unique problems and will provide sustainable solutions. “I value the people who have been here,” he says. “They’re where ‘the rubber meets the road.’ I owe them a debt of gratitude for their hard work. They know that with each job or problem we tackle, we are to ‘leave it better than we found it.’” Kincart’s inspiration for his management style comes from his admiration for companies such as Publix and Disney. “They’re customer-focused along with a commitment to providing their employees with a great work environment, as well as being partners with their communities. That hard work extends into the many community-related organizations and functions. From serving on numerous community and professional boards to sponsoring local events and activities, to the annual Chili Cook-off, which raises funds for the United Way of Central Florida, the Kincarts strive to ensure that A-C-T supports the communities in which they serve. It is all in keeping with Rob Kincart’s personal philosophy and mission. “It is always my desire to solve people’s problems, fix what is wrong, and deliver an incredible customer experience.” WINTER 2017

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There’s a lot of truth to the adage: location, location, location. And one who sings its praise is Rich Lane, who owns Piano Alley, 2810 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland. This Halloween marks his third year in operation, and while it has been a challenge, he has persevered. He attributes a great deal of it to the above maxim. The first location for Piano Alley was in a shopping plaza located near Shepherd Road on South Florida Ave. in Lakeland. However, because it was set back from the road it was difficult - if not nearly impossible – for anyone to know he was in business. He knew that if he was to have any chance of succeeding, a move would be necessary. So move he did and it has paid off. “Since March 1st, when we moved, business has increased ten-fold,” said Lane. It has also allowed him additional opportunities to expand his operation. At his current location are between 70-80 pianos on-site, as well as a respectable line of organs. Piano Alley, he said, is the authorized exclusive dealer for Kawai, acknowledged by many as one of the best piano manufacturers across the globe. Kawai offers between 18-20 different models. The territory Piano Alley covers ranges east to west from Tampa to Orlando, including Plant City and Champions Gate, and as far south as Lake Okeechobee. It Rich Lane, owner Piano Alley will soon expand into Ocala and the immediate surrounding region. Starting this November, Piano Alley will also be merchandising guitars and guitar accessories. He adds that these will be both acoustic and electric guitars and basses. Private lessons are also among the offerings available at Piano Alley and are not limited only to piano or organ. The roster has expanded since Piano Alley first opened. “There are four piano, two guitar, one drum, one woodwind and two voice instructors,” Lane said. “We have in excess of 50 students so far.” The instructors are all independent contractors and lessons are reasonably priced. There are both private and group lessons, from children to senior citizens. Interestingly enough, Bartow resident Joe Fielder, who is the store sales associate at Piano Alley, can, but does not teach at Piano Alley; this despite the fact he is proficient playing eight assorted instruments: piano, organ, guitar, bass, mandolin, dobro and djembe and Cajon drums. Fielder comes from a musical family. At one point his father owned a music store called Music Makers and sold it when he entered the ministry of working with at-risk youths. Working with young people is also a goal of Rich Lane’s, who believes there is not enough arts in Polk County. Thus it is he endeavors to make Piano Alley accessible to youth and not just in the store itself. He is involved with the Harrison School for the Arts. “I deal a lot with the Harrison School. We have a good relationship,” he said. He attends most of the concerts and many rehearsals. Piano Alley also supplies the school with the grand pianos used in concerts.

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Joe Fielder, the store sales associate at Piano Alley, demonstrates the sound quality on a Kawai Conservatory Piano, a traditional piano.

But it isn’t only the Harrison School for the Arts with which Rich Lane is involved. “I partner with Kawai and we’re working on putting a piano laboratory in a middle school,” he said. This is of utmost importance. There is also the possibility of eventually adding a music program to the curriculum at Florida Polytechnic, which makes sense as research has demonstrated that students with musical education fare better in math and science than do their peers who lack such a background. Piano Alley is also involved as well with numerous churches and other institutions throughout the county. It is not surprising Rich Lane’s involvement with people. Before he opened Piano Alley, he worked for and with his dad and brothers at MacLan Corporation, starting in 1975. He was such a people person that he became its marketing associate. However, music is his passion and in 2014, with the support of his wife of 25 years, Nancy, he pursued that dream and opened what was then known as Lakeland Piano, since renamed Piano Alley.

Lane himself is self-taught. You wouldn’t know it to hear him play. Nor would you know that a stroke he had 10 years ago limits him in some respects. But while that occurrence may have had one impact upon him, it never diminished his overall desire - to give people, especially children, the finest instruments available at fair prices; where it involves children, to do so in order that every child can have the opportunity to express one’s self, as well as improve their minds and self-esteem. Piano Alley, 2810 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, is open 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Saturday; and by appointment only on Sunday. For more information call 863-583-4320; or email: lakelandpianos@gmail.com. The website is: www.lakelandpiano.com. To quote the mission statement at Piano Alley, “We seek to give our children the lifelong opportunity to have the treasure and enjoyment of music in their lives. We provide an environment so all can realize that music is fun and rewarding. We offer instruction for the beginner to the accomplished musician.”

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Evolve Professional Landscape Management is Central Florida’s premier landscape design and maintenance company. We realize that the way the landscaping surrounding your home or business looks, is the first impression many visitors and clients get when they come to visit you. Because of this, we are able to design, install and maintain your grounds for long-term success.

Follow us on Left to right: Evolve Office Manager Jillian Bustos with Owners Joseph F. Bustos and Chase Stevens; and Chamber Membership Services Director Barbara Adamson.

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Bartow Kiwanis Club Collecting Nutritional Drinks for VISTE Clients

Ms. Carrie, a 96-year-old widow, has lived in Bartow for most of her life. She has been a VISTE client since 2007, and her 70-yearold daughter recently became a client as well. Both are in poor health and try to take care of each other as best they can. In addition to helping with light housekeeping, transportation, groceries, and special gifts around the holidays, VISTE also helps her with Boost and/or Ensure on a regular basis. Carrie lives below the poverty level, and can’t afford to purchase these items, even if she could get out of the house to pick them up. Because of limited resources, VISTE has had to ration the Boost and Ensure it has collected. At this time, Carrie receives a 6-pack of Boost each month with her box of groceries. These drinks provide essential nutrients for the elderly, and is an item sometimes difficult for the VISTE clients to obtain. With the help of the Bartow Kiwanis Club, VISTE will be able to ensure that Ms. Carrie and other area elderly get more of the boost they need. The Bartow Kiwanians have teamed up with

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area businesses and organizations to collect Boost and Ensure nutritional drinks. The endeavor is slated as “A Boost for Bartow, to Ensure Health!” The collection drive runs from from Monday, October 30 , 2017 to December 1, 2017. The Club is asking community businesses, churches, and schools throughout Bartow to participate during this drive by encouraging individuals (employees, members, teachers and students) to donate just one six-pack of either Boost or Ensure, and bring it to work. It will in turn be collected by the Kiwanis Club and delivered to VISTE in December. Each contribution of approximately $9 in value, will provide a priceless Merry Christmas for the support of our elderly. The goal is to collect 2,000 six-packs. Drop off locations include the Bartow Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Bartow, CenterState Bank in Bartow and Spath Jewelers. For nearly 20 years VISTE has worked in partnership with the City of Bartow to address the needs of elderly residents within the community. VISTE’s outreach in Bartow has gradually grown to currently serve 398 Bartowans. The vast majority of Bartow clients receive hot meals twice a week, or supplemental groceries once a month. Transportation services, ramps, reassurance calls, Thanksgiving meals, and birthday cakes are also provided to those in need. And yes, lots of Boost and Ensure! For more information on how you may contribute, contact Frank Johnson at (863) 899-9220 with any questions. To learn more about VISTE, visit www.viste.org.

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FIRST FRIDAY – MUSIC CENTRAL, OPEN MIC 6:00-9:00 p.m.

SECOND SATURDAY – ANTIQUE FAIR along Main Street, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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THIRD FRIDAY – FRIDAY FEST (exept December), 6:00 p.m.

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COMING EVENTS DECEMBER 8

NOVEMBER 10 HOMETOWN HEROES, 11:11 a.m., Bartow Civic Center. All Bartow area Veterans and a guest are invited to attend this special luncheon in their honor. Sign up at www. bartowchamber.com. Judge Oliver Green is guest speaker.

NOVEMBER 11 MAIN STREET BARTOW’S ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR AND HONEYBEE FESTIVAL, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., along Bartow’s Main Street. For information, call 863-519-0508. VETERAN’S DAY

NOVEMBER 17 MAGIC ON MAIN FRIDAY FEST, 6:00 p.m., Santa Clause, Children Singing and Dancing, Live Musical Entertainment and LIGHT UP BARTOW!! Don’t miss it!

DECEMBER 5 DIVERSITY LUNCHEON, 11:30 a.m., Dr. Richard Harris, is guest speaker. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce. No tickets will be sold at the event.

LIGHT UP CHRISTMAS PARADE IN BARTOW, 6:00 p.m., parade begins at Mosaic Park and travels up Broadway to Main Street, ending at First Avenue.

DECEMBER 9 UNITY DAY FESTIVAL, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Mosaic Park and Bandshell. Community invited to this free event. Food vendors, games, music and lots of family fun.

JANUARY 6 HERBERT DIXON GOLF TOURNAMENT, in conjunction with MLK / GEORGE GAUSE DAY, Bartow Golf Course. Call Carver Young, 533-1207 for more information.

JANUARY 15 MLK/GEORGE GAUSE PARADE, line up at 10:00 a.m. at Floral and Main Streets, parade begins at noon. Call Carver Young for more information, 863-533-1207.

JANUARY 19 MAIN STREET BARTOW FRIDAY FEST, 6:00 p.m. Live entertainment street party, downtown Bartow.

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JANUARY 26-27 ALAFIA RIVER RENDEZVOUS PUBLIC DAYS. 47th Rendezvous portrays what life was like in the 1840s. Specialized tradesmen, general characters, food vendors, historic skills, and a full program of music featuring local and nationally recognized performers. Adults $10, seniors (age 60+) and children (age 4-15), $5, under 3 admitted free. Visit www.floridafrontiersmen.com for more information.

FEBRUARY 3 YELLOW JACKET STOMP, Mosaic Park. Rotary Club and Bartow High School combine forces to create a fun obstacle course to raise money for the arts.

FEBRUARY 9-11 L.B. BROWN HERITAGE FESTIVAL. Takes place on the grounds of the L.B. Brown House Museum, 470 L.B. Brown Avenue in Bartow. Food vendors, youth leadership awards ceremony, historic demonstrations, live music, games, fashion show, Gospel Fest. Call Clifton Lewis at 863-944-6136 for more information.

FEBRUARY 16 MAIN STREET BARTOW FRIDAY FEST, 6:00 p.m. Live entertainment street party, downtown Bartow. You might get a glimpse of SyFY characters at this one!

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FEBRUARY 17 SYFY BARTOW: ALIENS VS. MONSTERS, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Are you either? You’re still welcome to attend! Downtown Bartow will feature Cosplay at its best, special guests, food vendors, a costume contest, and a community movie that evening.

FEBRUARY 22 BARN BOOGIE, 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Boogie at the Barn with your friends and neighbors and enjoy a catered meal by Texas Cattle Company at the Peace Valley Enterprise Barn in Alturas. Call the Chamber for more information, 863-533-7125.

FEBRUARY 23-25 JEEPIN’ WITH JUDD. Three days of family-friendly fun on the Clear Springs Ranch property (Cox Road in Alturas). On Friday night, a street party with Jeeps on Parade will be held Downtown Bartow, starting at 6:00 p.m. Come join the fun. For more information, visit www.jeepinwithjudd.com.

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The Bartow Art Guild is a non-profit organization with the purpose of development and exposure of visual and cultural art in the City of Bartow and its environs. Members include award winning artists of all media, patrons, and supporters. The Bartow Art Guild conducts artist showcases, special events, exhibits, and classes and workshops throughout the year. You’re invited to join the group and be a part of Bartow’s art scene - call today! Left to right: Chamber Membership Services Director Barbara Adamson; Bartow Art Guild Representatives Laura Fredrickson, Past President; Sandra Thompson Recording Secretary; and David Harrell, President.

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alace izza

No matter how big, or how small, we’ll make it special! Offering a wide range of options, you can afford to have your meeting or special event catered. Call us today!

863-533-3622 County Seat Cafe Catering

485 E. Van Fleet Drive, Next To Lowe’s

863-519-0271

www.lennys.com

Perkins & Marie Callender’s, Inc.

150 E. Van Fleet Drive, Bartow, FL 33830

(863) 533-9688 www.perkinsrestaurants.com

1202 NORTH BROADWAY AVE., BARTOW (863) 533-3626

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. 150 South Broadway Ave. Bartow, Florida 33830

863-232-2785 Fred Martin

Donna Higgins

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NiNi’s Landings

Open Monday-Sunday, 7am to 3pm 5995 Airport Blvd., Bartow Municipal Airport

863-875-5789

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dining out

BRING SONNY’S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. From whole smoked turkeys to your favorite sides, we’ve got everything needed to make your holiday feasts more festive (and less stressful). ............................................................

FEASTS FOR UP TO 10 PEOPLE.

$89.99 ea.

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WHOLE SMOKED TURKEY MEAL 10-12

SIDE ITEMS serves

10

All sides are available à la carte. $17.99 ea. • Whole Kernel Buttered Corn

• Cornbread Stuffing • Potato Salad

• Sweet Potato Casserole

• Homemade Coleslaw

• Mashed Potatoes

lb.

Includes a NEW, flavorful turkey, smoked over hickory in a net that locks in moisture. With cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, your choice of three sides and homemade cornbread or French bread.

SPIRAL-CUT HONEY-GLAZED HAM MEAL 8-9.5

lb.

Includes your choice of three sides and homemade cornbread or French bread.

SMOKED TURKEY BREAST MEAL Includes cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, your choice of three sides and homemade cornbread or French bread.

HOMESTYLE BANANA PUDDING

• BBQ Beans • Southern Green Beans

serves 10

$10.00 with a meal $19.99 à la carte ............................................................

Holiday meals are available through December 31 and can be picked up hot when ordered 24 hours in advance. So call and place your order today. Having a holiday party? Ask about our catering and delivery options. ............................................................

À LA CARTE MEATS Whole Smoked Turkey • 35.99 Spiral-Cut Honey-Glazed Ham • 38.99

863-534-1429 407-814-8888 bartowbbq@verizon.net cater_apopka@sonnysbbq.com

sonnysbbq.com

*LET US CARVE YOUR HAM OR TURKEY FOR JUST $10! WINTER 2017

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winter fun

we are

bartow parks & recreation department

Program Information for November, 2017 - April, 2018

Registration: www.BartowPrograms.net • Phone: (863) 534-0120 • Email: Parks.Info@CityofBartow.net

_________________________________________________________________________________________________ Flag Football (Ages 7-14)

Need excitement in your life and a good workout too? Join us for Flag Football. All necessary equipment is provided.

Days: Dates: Location: Ages: Fee:

Saturdays January 27 - March 3 Carver Recreation Center Field 7-14 $25 res/$35 non-res

Bartow Blarney Triathlon & 5K USA TRIATHLON SANCTIONED EVENT Day: Date: Location: Time:

Saturday March 17 Bartow Civic Center 2250 S. Floral Ave. Race begins at 7:30am

_________________________________________________ Indoor Soccer (Ages 5-14)

Fee: Tri - Individual Tri – Team Until 3/2/18 $65.00 $130.00 As of 3/3/18 $75.00 $150.00 Call for more information: (863) 534-0120

5K $25 $35

_________________________________________________ Junior Jackets Basketball (Ages 5-14)

Participants will learn fundamental skills of basketball like shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, offensive and defensive strategies during the basketball clinic. Players are then drafted onto teams and will compete in games. Fee will include jersey, shorts, and awards.

Days: Dates:

Location: Ages: Fee:

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Participants will learn the rules of the game, strategy and teamwork as they compete in this five on five format. Registration includes uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) and awards.

Days: Dates: Location: Ages: Fee:

Saturdays April 28 – June 9 (No games 5/26) Carver Recreation Center 5-14 $30 residents/$40 non-residents

Saturdays Dec. 2 - Jan. 20 (No games 12/23, 12/30) Carver Recreation Center 5 yrs -14 yrs Until 11/19: $25 res/$30 non-res As of 11/20: $35 res/$40 non-res

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My First Sports - Football (Ages 3-7)

All Dolled Up (Ages 4 – 9)

Days: Dates: Location: Time:

Day: Date: Location: Times: Ages: Fee:

The program focuses on teaching children basic skills such as throwing, catching, kicking, punting, running and agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Fee includes t-shirt. All necessary equipment is provided.

Tuesdays November 7 - December 12 Carver Recreation Center 5:30pm – 6:20pm (Ages 3-4), 6:30pm – 7:20pm (Ages 5-7) Ages: 3 yrs – 7 yrs Fee: $30 res/ $40 non-res _________________________________________________

Children and their dolls will love this event! We’ll make all the accessories a doll needs, including pets, doll sized treats, jewelry, and even a mini birthday cake! Bring your doll to the event so they can join in the fun!

Saturday January 6 Civic Center Spence Room 12:45pm - 2:00pm 4–9 Until 1/1 - $5 As of 1/2 - $10 ___________________________________________________ Adult Indoor Soccer (Ages 21+) Days: Fridays Dates: April 27 - June 1 Location: Carver Recreation Center Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Ages: 21 & up Fee: No fee ___________________________________________________ Carver Recreation Center Gymnasium Weekdays: 1:00pm - 8:00pm Weekends: 1:00pm - 6:00pm Fee: No fee _________________________________________________

Jolly Holidays Days: Date: Location: Time: Fee:

Friday December 15 Bartow Civic Center 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm $1 per person in advance $2 per person at the door _________________________________________________ Pirate Play Day (Ages 3-9)

Ahoy, Mateys! Come on out to Mary Holland Park dressed as your favorite pirate. We’ll make a pirate ship out of clay, dress up like pirates and blow oceans of bubbles during this fun-filled adventure.

Day: Date: Location: Time: Fee:

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Polk Street Fitness Center Weekdays: 5:00am - 8:00pm Weekends: 8:00am - 10:00am Fee: 3 months for $32.10 ___________________________________________________

Saturday January 6 Mary Holland Park Pirate Ship Playground 11:00 am – 12:30 pm FREE (Limited Availability, Registration November 13 – January 3)

Rentals – Indoor/Outdoor Space

The City of Bartow has a wide variety of spaces available for your party or event. Please contact the Parks and Recreation office at (863) 534-0120, or click on the Parks and Recreation Department tab at www.CityofBartow.net for more information.

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business & service directory 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

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 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 • 72 4th St., N.W., Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 299-9980, Fax: (863) 297-9061, www.clarknikdelpowell.com Lakeland Outdoor Advertising, Kathy Oertel • 215 E. Bay St., Suite 7, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 603-0373, Fax: (863 )683-6649, www.lakelandoutdoor.com Madden Branded Goods, Steve Madden • 20 Lake Wire Dr., Suite 150, Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 682-0013, Fax: (863) 582-9565, www.shopmadden.com

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 Baylis & Company PA CPAs, 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 (863) 687-7777

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

AIR CONDITIONING FILTERS

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

AIRPORT

Bartow Municipal Airport/Industrial Park, Cynthia L. Barrow • 5993 Airport Blvd., 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

APARTMENTS & CONDOMINIUMS 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

JAMES L. PREVITE

hpsadvisors.com EST. 1961

TAMI BENCH Community Manager

Certified Public Accountant Certified in Financial Forensics Personal Financial Specialist

1350 North Wilson Ave. Bartow, FL 33830 phone 863-534-3034 fax 863-534-3067

(p) 863-682-5151 (f) 863-682-3079 jprevite@hpsadvisors.com

email rentnow@myfountainplaceapts.com www.myfountainplaceapts.com

1905 South Florida Avenue Lakeland, FL 33803

Fountain Place Apartments, Tami Bench • 1350 N. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3034, Fax: (863) 534-3067, www.myfountainplacehome.com The Meetinghouse at Bartow, Elizabeth Fisher • 1400 Old Bartow/Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9108, Fax: (863) 533-4937

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

Jeffries Bookkeeping, Donna Jeffries • 180 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1416, Fax: (863) 519-9846 Liberty Tax Service, Justin Tait • 125 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 248-1126

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Summerlin Oaks Apartments, Michell Truax • 980 E. Church St., Apt. F-102, 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

The Villages at Laurel Meadows, Erica Drop • 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.

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APPLIANCES

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

AQUATIC WEED CONTROL

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

ART GALLERY AND FRAMING

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

ASSISTED LIVING & RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Bartow Center, Karen Riner • 2055 E. Georgia St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0578, Fax: (863) 533-0736, www.ageinstitute.com

Brookdale Highlands, Jeff Cronkrite • 4250 Lakeland Highlands Rd., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 701-7820, Fax: (863) 709-9340, www.brookdale.com The Rohr Home, Joshua Wilson • 2120 Marshall Edwards Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-7579, Fax: (863) 519-478

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 Golden Age Club, Shirley Pittenger • 2055 S. Floral Ave., Lot 257, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1091 Junior Service League of Bartow, Jenna Barnett • P.O. Box 1523, Bartow, FL 33831-1523 (863) 533-9202, www.jslbartow.com 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, Dr. Avon L. Colmon • 585 E. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6658, Fax: (863) 533-9520, www.lusteralltraining.com Main Street Bartow, Inc. , Linda Holcomb • 180 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0508, Fax: (863) 519-0509 Mid-Florida SHRM, Nancy Mumm • Bartow, FL, (863) 496-3073, www.midflorida.shrm.org Platform Art, Inc., Cynthia Haffey • 605 McRorie St., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 838-2262, www.platformart.org Polk Arts Alliance, Meri Mass • P.O. Box 727, Bartow, FL 33831-0727 (863) 804-0494, www.polkarts.org Polk County Farm Bureau, Carole McKenzie • 1715 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0561, Fax: (863) 533-9241, www.pcfb.org 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 Rotary Club of Bartow, J.C. Martin • P.O. Box 14, Bartow, FL 33831-0014 (863) 899-3843, 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

Savannah Court of Bartow, Vienus Williamson • 290 Idlewood Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-3398, www.savannahcourtbartow.com

ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Zonta Club of Bartow, Judy Hughes • 360 Indica Ct., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6454

ATTORNEYS

American Legion Post 3, Larry MacBlane• 1575 US Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830-6630 (863) 533-8893

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.

Bartow Art Guild, David Harrell • 1240 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1877, www.bartowartguild.com

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

Bartow Bloomin’ Arts Festival, Michell Githens • P.O. Box 632, Bartow, FL 33831-0632 (863) 533-8119, Fax: (863) 428-7371

Family Elder Law, Jason Penrod • 122 E. Tillman Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853 (863) 676-8423, Fax: (863) 676-1816, www.familyelderlaw.com

Bartow Board of Realtors, Inc., Nell Nelson • 1510 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1767, Fax: (863) 533-8047, www.bartowboardofrealtors.com

Frank Rouse, Attorney at Law, Frank J. Rouse • 680 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6547, Fax: (863) 533-5604

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

Frost Van den Boom & Sutton, P.A., John W. Frost, II • 395 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0314, Fax: (863) 533-8985, www.fvslaw.com

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

K.C. Bouchillon, P.A., K.C. Bouchillon • 480 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6200, Fax: (863) 533-5800, www.saunders-law.com

Bartow High School Band Boosters, John Eckman • 1270 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7404, Fax: (863) 534-0077, www.bartowhighband.com

The Law Office of Richard A. Lopez, P.A., Richard A. Lopez • 933 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 333-0777, Fax: (863) 333-0557, www.richardlopezlaw.com

Bartow High School Yellow Jackets Athletic Booster Club, Inc., Angel Ruiz P.O. Box 944, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 326-8177

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

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

Bartow Soccer Club, Marc Brock • P.O. Box 2553, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 440-2256, www.bartowsoccer1.com 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 CRA/Community Redevelopment Agency, K. Stephen Cox • 450 N. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0100, Fax: (863) 519-0509 Crickette Club of Bartow, Inc., Sheryl Cooper • P.O. Box 584, Bartow, FL 33831-0584 (863) 578-2144, www.crickettes.org EPAC Eastside Positive Action Committee, Otto Brown • 1315 Bay St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3309 Floral Lakes Homeowners Association, Joe Troccia • 2055 S. Floral Ave., Lot 253, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-7501, www.florallakes.org Florida Frontiersmen, Inc., Ron Clark • P.O. Box 953, Dover, FL 33527 (813) 478-0921 Friends of the Bartow Public Library, Roxanna Tovrea • 2150 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0131, www.pclc.lib.fl.us/bartow

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Law Office of William Lobb, William J. Lobb • 295 W. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-8522, Fax: (863) 534-8672 Moody Law, Daniel D. Moody • 575 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 733-9090, Fax: (863) 534-1001, www.moodylaw.com Nathaniel White, Attorney, Nathaniel White • 515 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3617, Fax: (863) 534-8916 Ronald N. Toward, Attorney, Ronald N. Toward • 1105 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1232, Fax: (863) 519-9121 Saunders Law Group, P.A., Thomas C. Saunders • 480 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6200, Fax: (863) 533-5800, www.saunders-law.com Stidham & Stidham, P.A., Jonathan Stidham • 150 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0866, Fax: (863) 533-1151 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

ATTRACTIONS/MUSEUMS

Luster All African-American Heritage Museum, Adrienne Merola Kerst 585 E. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 800-6872, www.lusterblackhisotrymuseum.info/

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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 Polk Museum of Art, Claire Orologas • 800 E. Palmetto St., Lakeland, FL 33801-5529 (863) 688-7743, Fax: (863) 688-2611, www.polkmuseumofart.org Sun ‘N Fun Fly-In, Inc., Jackie Jenkins • 4175 Medulla Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 644-2431, Fax: (863) 644-9737, www.sun-n-fun.org

AUCTIONEERS

Thunder Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram, Richard Bishop • 1425 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0793, Fax: (863) 533-2932, www.thunderchrysler.com

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

AUTO MOBILE DETAILERS

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

AUTO DEALERS - NEW & USED

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

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

AUTO PARTS-NEW/USED/REBUILT

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

Your Hometown Dealer for:

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

New Car Sales Used Car Sales Service Collision Repair Auto Parts Sales

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

533-0425 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. James Crews Automotive LLC, James Crews • 690 East Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 800-9650

Gator Towing & Automotive of Polk County, LLC, Bobbi Roberts • 1505 E. Hooker St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-4665, Fax: (863) 533-5317 Kaufman Tire, Jonathan Burke • 5065 US Highway 98 S., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 937-0700, (863) 937-0704, www.kauffmantire.com Super-Lube, Tom Chambasian • 1615 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6981, Fax: (863) 533-6541, www.superlube.com

BAIL BONDS

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

BAKERIES

Cookie Jar Bakeshop, Maura Galbraith • 305 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-3333, Fax: (863) 519-3403, www.cookiejarbakeshop.com Dunkin’ Donuts, Alex Fernandez • 1202 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3626, flmsinc.com Perkins and Marie Callender’s, Inc., Albert Shaffer • 150 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9688, Fax: (863) 533-9628

BANKS, CREDIT UNIONS

Bank of Central Florida • Joseph Furnari III• 5015 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 226-4073, Fax: (863) 534-3537, www.bankofcentralflorida.com BB&T Bank, Sofia Belette • 600 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-2100, Fax: (863) 533-8029, www.bbt.com Kelley Buick GMC, Dishon Putz • 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. Stingray Chevrolet Bartow, LLC, Matt Hurley • 1475 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0777, Fax: (863) 533-3274, www.stingraybartow.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. 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. Magnify Credit Union, Robin Seibel• 1790 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 425-5611, Fax: (863) 533-6749, www.magnifycu.org

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

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BARBER SHOP

Texas Cattle Company Catering, Michelle Holley • 2600 34th St., N., St. Petersburg, FL, 33713 (863) 604-1515, Fax: (888) 370-4218, www.texascattlecompany.net

Tim Jones Barber Shop

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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

CHEMICALS

170 South Wilson Ave. Bartow, FL 33830

Ashland, Debbie Foreman • 2801 State Rd. 60, W., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8128, 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.

863-224-6114 Tim Jones

CHILD CARE SERVICES

Barber & Stylist timjjones@aol.com

C&J Performing Arts Institute & Learning Center, Shayla Jones • 301 S. Woodlawn Ave, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0341

CHURCHES

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

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

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

BLOOD BANKS

Acts Praise & Worship Center, Andre Camp • 3824 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1800, Fax: (863) 534-8561 Asbury United Methodist Church, Kathi Sheehan • 1650 S. Jackson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2301, www.asburyumcbartow.org 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 First Baptist Church, Matt McCraw • 410 E. Church St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9055, Fax: (863) 534-8902, www.fbcbartow.org First Presbyterian Church, Jim Hatch • 355 S. Florida Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5005, Fax: (863) 533-4186, www.fpcbartowfl.org First Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Deryl A. Jones • 1030 King St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2322 First United Methodist Church, Pastor Armando Rodriguez • 310 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0904, Fax: (863) 533-9023, www.firstumcbartow.org

OneBlood, Jorge Juver • 6550 US 27, N., Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 658-6615, Fax: (863) 987-9218, www.oneblood.org

BOLT & NUT DISTRIBUTORS

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

BOOKS, GIFTS & COLLECTIBLES

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

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Becky Toalster • 500 W. Stuart St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3581, Fax: (863) 533-0364, www.holytrinitylives.com McLeod Memorial Presbyterian Church, Richard Huggins • 695 W. Stuart St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5433, Fax: (863) 519-0833, www.bartowmmpc.com Redeemer Lutheran Church, Jonathan Horsman • 390 E. Parker St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 512-3652 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

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CIVIL ENGINEERING

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

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

BUILDING MATERIALS & SUPPLIES

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

CLEANERS & LAUNDRIES

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

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

CLEANING - INDUSTRIAL

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

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

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

Citrus Connection, Cathy Wolosin • 1212 George Jenkins Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 688-7433, Fax: (863) 683-4132, www.ridecitrus.com

Florida Polytechnic University, Maggie M. Mariucci • 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 583-9050, Fax: (863) 874-8717, www.floridapolytechnic.org Polk State College, Dr. Angela Falconetti • 999 Ave. H, N.E., Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 297-1098, Fax: (863) 297-1053, www.polk.edu Southeastern University, Dana Davis • 1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 667-5000, Fax: (863) 667-5200, www.seu.edu

CABLE TV/INTERNET/PHONE

Comcast Business, Kimberly McCartney • 5205 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232 (239) 432-1606, FAX: (941) 487-8664, www.comcastbusiness.com

COLLISION CENTER

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

CAR WASH/EXPRESS TUNNEL

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

CATERERS

All Racked Up BBQ, David Kimbrough • 3420 Stoneway Dr., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 670-5325 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.especially4ubartow.com Sweet Magnolias Cafe & Gift Shop, Sandy Mendez • 125 & 139 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6083 Terrie Lobb Catering, Inc., Terrie Lobb • 1239 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6483, Fax: (863) 534-8980, www.terrielobbcatering.com

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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

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

COMMUNITY ACTION & HUMAN SERVICES

Bartow Deacons & Stewards Alliance, Inc., Carver Young • P.O. Box 502, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 533-1207 Children’s Home Society, David Acevedo • 1260 S. Golfview Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-3900, Fax: (863) 519-3913, www.chsfl.org Church Service Center, Inc., Rusty Music • 495 E. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5822, Fax: (863) 533-0695

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The Eagles Wings Sanctuary, Felicia Jackson • 5925 Imperial Pkwy., Suite 104C, Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 617-6259, Fax: (863) 213-4601, www.theeagleswingssanctuary.org Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Justin Crymes • 3350 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830-8471 (863) 533-0371, Fax: (863) 533-7006, www.youthranches.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 Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County, Julie Farish • 3550 Recker Hwy., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 292-2256, Fax: (863) 292-2257, www.habitateastpolk.org Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands & Polk Counties, Charlene Edwards • 650 E. Davidson St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-9224, Fax: (863) 519-8111 Heartland For Children, Kimberly Daugherty • 1239 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-8900, Fax: (863) 519-8912, www.heartlandforchildren.org Lighthouse Ministries, Inc., Steve Turbeville • 215 E. Magnolia St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 687-4076, www.lighthousemin.org Neighborhood Improvement Corporation of Bartow, Clifton P. Lewis • 790 Waldon Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-0100, www.lbbrown.com SPCA Florida, Adam Stanfield • 5850 Brannen Rd., S., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 646-7722, Fax: (863) 619-8570, www.spcaflorida.org

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

COUNTERTOPS

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

CUSTOM ENGRAVING/GIFTS

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

DANCE STUDIOS

Legacy Dance Studio LLC, Amanda Cabanas • 325 N. Fleetwood Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 698-1440

DAY SPAS

Bella Grace Day Spa, Angela Radford, Robin Wilson • 1989 Hwy 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-7074

DENTISTS

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

Sunrise Community of Central Florida, Inc., Ashley Green • 807 N. Lake Parker Ave., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 680-2817, (863) 687-4714, www.sunrisegroup.org TiAnViCa Riding Academy, Inc., Sara Meadows • 3380 SR 60 E., Bartow, FL 33830 (888) 548-2972, www.tianvica.org

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

The Transition House of Bartow, Edward McClenahan • 550 N. Restwood Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 733-4181, www.thetransitionhouse.org United Way of Central Florida, Dale Stills • 5605 US 98, S., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 648-1500, Fax: (863) 648-1535, www.uwcf.org VISTE, Steve Bissonnette • 1232 E. Magnolia St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 284-0828, Fax: (863) 683-4732 Women’s Care Center of Bartow, Inc., Rusty Music • P.O. Box 1041, Bartow, FL 33831-1041 (863) 534-3844, Fax: (863) 534-3844

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

COMPUTERS

Affordable Computer Geeks, Mark Stone • 410 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 294-4335, www.acgeeks.com Net-Man, Inc., James Hammett • 1510 N. Park Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 709-0519, www.net-man.net

Offering Many Distinctive Services and Advanced Technology 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

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

CONSTRUCTION - CONTRACTORS

Bul-Hed Corporation, Ronnie Hedrick • P.O. Box 1301, Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 804-0044

CCC Group, Inc., Matthew Edson • 5000 Old Hwy. 37, S., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 533-1494, Fax: (863) 533-1906, www.cccgroupinc.com KMR Concrete Inc., Matt Heidel • 2835 State Rd. 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-9077, Fax: (863) 533-6089, www.kmrconcrete.com Romeo’s Roofing LLC, Audie Romero • P.O. Box 1163, Auburndale, FL 33823 (863) 944-7719, www.romeosroofing.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 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. 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 Walter Graves Construction, Walter Graves • 999 Hwy. 17, S., Fort Meade, FL 33841 (863) 285-7381, Fax: (863) 285-7395

CONSTRUCTION - ROADWAY

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

CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS

CAPITAL CITY QUARTERLY

Phillip E. Abbott, D.D.S., Phillip E. Abbott • 780 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9471, Fax: (863) 519-6481

DENTISTS - ORTHODONTICS

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

DIAMONDS

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

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS

Bartow Economic Development Council, Inc., Rob Clancey • 510 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7125, Fax: (863) 533-3793, www.bartowedc.org Central Florida Development Council, Inc., Sean Malott• 5908 Hillside Heights Dr., Suite 1, Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 937-4430, www.cfdc.org

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

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

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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

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

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The Edge Theatre, Marcus Wehby • 1367 Laurel Glen Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (205) 243-0194, www.edgetheatreco.org The Orpheum Theatre and Academy of Performing Arts, Jenny Heidtman • 335 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6774, www.theorpheumtheatre.org Polk County Public Schools, Polk Academies, Teresa Griffin • 1915 S. Floral Ave. Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-8276, Fax: (863) 733-9081, www.polkacademies.com

EVENT COORDINATION & SUPPLIES

Party People Events, Johnathon Gerber • Lakeland, FL (800) 752-3650, www.partypeopleevents.com

Fitted Fancy Chair Covers & Photo Chocolate Favors, Ivy Patrick • Auburndale, FL 33823 (321) 682-8825, www.fancychaircovers.com

EVENT VENUES

ELECTRICAL - CONTRACTORS

Aveco, Inc., Rachel Lawrence • 730 Creative Dr., Suite 7, Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 225-5912, www.avecoinc.com Cross Wired Electrical Services, LLC, David Little • 1716 James Pointe Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 899-0044, www.crosswiredelectrical.com Crown Electric, Inc., Michael Huddleston • 2325 SR 60, E., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8171, Fax: (863) 533-7678

EMPLOYMENT /STAFFING SERVICES

AARP Foundation, Sandra Swanson • 1959 E. Edgewood Dr., #101, Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 499-1290, Fax: (863) 688-1412 CareerSource Polk, Stacy Campbell-Domineck • 600 N. Broadway Ave., Suite B, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 508-1600, Fax: (863) 508-1601, www.careersourcepolk.com CertiTemp, Inc., Nelly Abetrani-Wright • 3009 Hwy. 92 E, Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 965-7744, Fax: (863) 965-7078, www.certitemp.com Express Employment Professional, Mike Carew • 1805 US Hwy. 98 S., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 860-8200, www.expresslakeland.com Kelly Services, Inc., Celia Archambault • 1476 Town Center Dr., Suite 223, Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 688-4141, Fax: (863) 687-3843, www.kellyservices.com Labor Solutions, Inc., Dena Santiago • 254A W. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 297-4200, Fax: (863) 297-4211, www.laborsolutions.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.

ENGINEERS - SURVEYORS - PLANNERS

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, parttime and contract professionals from six Florida offices. 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

Harmony Haven Event Venue, Anna Maria Baker • 6320 US 98 S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 581-7400, www.harmonyhavenevents.com Sackett Ranch, Tracy Sackett • 4720 Hancock Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 698-4079, Fax: (863) 648-9653

EXECUTIVE OFFICE SPACE

RCL Property Holdings, LLC, Richard Lindstrom, Carmen Lindstrom 11506 Hammock Oaks Ct., Lithia, FL 33547 (813) 689-1663

FARMS

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

FEED MANUFACTURER

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

FINANCIAL PLANNING

Allen & Company of Florida, Inc., Michael Walker • 1401 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 688-9000, Fax: (863) 688-4885, www.alleninvestments.com Core Wealth Advisors, Inc., Angela Newell • 231 N. Kentucky Ave., Suite 217, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 904-4745, www.corewealthadvisorsinc.com CPS Investment Advisors, Richard Bernard • 205 E. Orange St., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 688-1725, Fax: (888) 972-5548, www.cpaliance.com

Florida Engineering & Design, Inc., Robert A. D’Aiello • 255 County R. 555, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 665-6363, Fax: (863) 667-1773, www.fedinc.com 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 Patel, Greene & Associates, PLLC, Gordon Greene • 215 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7317, www.patelgreene.com Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP (RK&K), Kimberly Warren • 402 S. Kentucky Ave., Suite 400, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 682-4018, www.rkk.com Sloan Engineering Group, Inc., Alan L, Rayl, PE,PSM • 150 S. Woodlawn Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 800-3046 Terracon Consultants, Inc., Mathew Chinault • 2335 Commerce Point Dr., Suite 180, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 606-0423, www.terracon.com Tindale Oliver, Richard Dreyer • 220 S. Central Ave., #1836, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8454, Fax: (863) 533-8481, www.tindaleoliver.com

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

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ENTERTAINMENT

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

The Edge Theatre, Marcus Wehby • 1367 Laurel Glen Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (205) 243-0194, www.edgetheatreco.org 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. AC-T, a nationally recognized employer of distinction, employs nearly 100 full-time, part-time and contract professionals from six Florida offices.

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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

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

CenterState Bank, Anita Stasiak • 1375 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830-1869 (863) 533-0475, Fax: (863) 534-3819, www.centerstatebank.com Citizens Bank & Trust, Valerie Tillmon • 1450 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6472, Fax: (863) 533-6256, www.citizens-bank.com

FITNESS

Senator Denise Grimsley, Denise Grimsley • 212 E. Stuart St., Lake Wales, FL 33853 (863) 835-0232, www.denisegrimsley.com Tenth Judicial Circuit, Tom Andrews • P.O. Box 900, Drawer SA, Bartow, FL 33831 (863) 534-5837, Fax: (863) 534-4830

GRAPHIC DESIGN

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

Anytime Fitness, James Mily • 145 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7123 Ultimate Fitness Center, Inc., Greg Buck • 615 N. Jackson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5300

FLOORING

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

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

HAIR SALONS

FLORISTS

Doss Flower & Gift Shop, Inc., Darcy Stottlemyer • 111 W. Badcock Blvd., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 425-2021, www.dossflowers.com

Oasis Salon and Day Spa, Christal Hall • 565 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5078, www.oasisbartow.com

Flower Cart of Bartow, Sally Rabideau • 1425 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8861, www.flowercartofbartow.com

The Hair Parlour Styling Studio, LLC, Tiffany Sackett • 130 S. Wilson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 661-3515 The Style Shop, Cynthia Polston • 250 W. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9194, www.bartowstyleshop.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

HEALTHCARE/SUBSTANCE ABUSE/MENTAL HEALTH

Bartow Community Healthcare Foundation, Inc., Brian Hinton • 1239 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4196, Fax: (863) 533-9071, www.bartowconsulting.com

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

GiveWell Community Foundation, Lori Martini • 1501 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 683-3131, Fax: (863) 683-5909, www.givecf.org

Tri-County Human Services, Inc., Valeria Jorn • 1815 Crystal Lake Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 709-9392, Fax: (863) 709-8923, www.tchsonline.org

HEARING & SPEECH

FUEL/OIL/LUBRICANT

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

Smith Bros. Oil Co., Inc., Shane Weeks • 765 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3163, Fax: (863) 533-0764, www.smithbrosoil.com

HOME HEALTH CARE

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 Williams Funeral Home, Wendell T. Williams • 360 E. Vine St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0366

GIFT BOUTIQUE

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

Comfort Keepers, Tracy Kelley • 902 S. Florida Ave., Suite 201, Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 701-9100, Fax: (863) 644-8077, www.comfortkeepers.com

Enhancing the Lives of Aging Adults and Their Families. • • • • • • •

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

863.937.1500

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

HHA# 299993698 • HSC# 231428

HOME MODEL CENTER

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

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/ Polk County Clerk of Courts, Stacy Butterfield • 255 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-4525, Fax: (863) 534-4584, www.polkcountyclerk.net

Titan Factory Direct Homes, Brenda McNalley • 625 Cessna St., Bartow, FL 33880 (863) 578-6107, Fax: (863) 578-4774, www.titanchampion.com

HOSPICE

Cornerstone Hospice • Margaret Welsh • 2590 Havendale Blvd., N.W., Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 233-9596, Fax: (863) 295-7909, www.hospicels.com Good Shepherd Hospice, Don Evans • 3450 Lakeland Hills Blvd., FL 33805 (863) 682-0027, Fax: (863) 682-3006, www.chaptershealth.org Vitas Healthcare, Audrey Booth • 6850 New Tampa Hwy., Suite 600, Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 583-7100, Fax: (863) 583-7050, www.vitas.com/

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

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 Southwest Florida Water Management District, Cindy Rodriguez • 170 Century Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1448, Fax: (863) 534-7058, www.watermatters.org

CAPITAL CITY QUARTERLY

On call 24hrs/7days a week Call for a free, no-obligation appointment

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

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

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

HOSPITALS

BayCare Bartow Regional Medical Center, Philip Minden • 2200 Osprey Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8111, Fax: (863) 519-1420, www.bartowregional.com BayCare 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.

HOTELS

Hampton Inn by Hilton Bartow, Megan Bohlinger • 205 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 535-5007, www.bartow.hamptoninn.com 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, www.stayinnbartow.com

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INDUSTRIAL - MAINTENANCE

LANDSCAPING & LAWN CARE

Graphite Maintenance, Inc., Justin Clements • 380 N. Prairie Industrial Pkwy., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 425-2866, Fax: (863) 425-3296 Maintenance & Reliability Technologies, Inc., Robert Radford • 1421 Chamber Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-0300, Fax: (863) 533-0334, www.mrtechnologies.net

INDUSTRIAL PARK

Bartow Municipal Airport/Industrial Park, Cynthia L. Barrow • 5993 Airport Blvd., 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 Ewing, Blackwelder & Duce Insurance, Becky Maslak, AAI • 322 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4671, Fax: (863) 533-1476, www.ebdins.com Gibson & Wirt, Inc., Karen Guffey • 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

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, Clive Harding • Winter Haven, FL 33884 (863) 324-1058, www.cliveharding.legalshieldassociate.com Mulling Insurance Agency, Dennis Hollingsworth • 230 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2100, www.mullinginsurance.com Palmer Insurance Agency Inc., Joshua Palmer • 1905 Hwy. 17, S., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6709, Fax: (863) 537-6710, www.palmerflains.com

PMI

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 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

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

LOCKSMITHS

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

MAIL SERVICE

Mail Processing Associates, Robbie Yelvington • 430 N. Wabash Ave., Lakeland, FL 33815 (863) 687-6945, www.mailpro.org U.S. Postal Service, Brian Schafer • 220 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0419, Fax: (863) 533-4160, www.usps.com

MEDICAL SERVICES

Central Florida Health Care, Inc., Ashley Moats • 47 5th St., NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863) 845-2550, Fax: (863) 391-5124, www.cfhonline.org

State Farm Insurance - Michell Githens, Michell Githens • 595 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8119, Fax: (863) 804-0973, www.githensinsurance.com Michell 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. Wise Insurance Agency, LLC, Jamie Blair • 1410 E. Georgia St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-3431, Fax: (863) 533-6485, www.wiseinsllc.com

JANITORIAL SERVICES

CWL Services, Inc., Wayne Lewis • 205 S. Orange Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (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

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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.

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

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

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PAWN SHOPS

Bartow

Jewelry & Pawn Shop 425 East Main Street • Bartow

863-537-7120

Erik Jenkins, Owner

Now Offering Furniture Consignment!

Monday thru Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday: 10.00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Bartow Jewelry & Pawn Shop, Inc., William W. Jenkins • 425 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-7120, Fax: (863) 533-6914

Sackett Motorsports, Inc., Ryan Sackett • 350 Brannen Rd., Lakeland, FL 33813 (863) 397-5662, Fax: (863) 648-9653, www.sackettmotorsports.com

PEST CONTROL

MOVERS

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

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

Massey Services, Inc., Michael Brinsley • 3705 US Hwy. 98, S., Suite 4, Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 665-4137, Fax: (863) 668-8899, www.masseyservices.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

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

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 Sun and Democrat, Chris Sexson • 99 Third St., NW, Winter Haven, FL (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 GLT Office Plus Business Center, Brenda Wise • 2929 S. Combee Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 686-1799, Fax: (863) 687-0816, www.gltoffice.com

PAINTERS COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL

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

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

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

Center State Painting, Mychele Jenkins • 445 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 582-2787, www.centralfloridaartistry.com

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

PALLET MANUFACTURER

PHYSICIANS - EYE

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

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

PAVING & ASPHALT

AAA Top Quality Asphalt, Matt Green • 4100 State Rd. 60, E., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 226-0404, Fax: (863) 425-5048

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 - GYN

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Watson Clinic Bartow Gynecology, Dr. Tarek Garas, Nicole Rule, ARNP-C 2000 Osprey Blvd., Suite 100, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 680-7243

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

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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

PIANO DEALERS

Garrison Property Services, Inc., Dollie Boyd • 28609 Hwy. 27, N., Dundee FL 33838 (863) 439-6550, Fax: (863) 292-0846, www.garrisonpropertyservices.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 Systemized Properties, Inc., Leslie G. Pickett • P.O. Box 1786, Bartow, FL 33831-1786 (863) 533-9246

RADIO STATIONS

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 Piano Alley, Rich Lane • 2810 S. Florida Ave., Suite A, Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 583-4320, Fax: (863) 583-4590, www.lakelandpiano.com

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

RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE

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

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

REAL ESTATE

PLUMBING

Lawrence Plumbing, Inc., Kenneth A. Meeks • 175 Cecile Ct., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-2837, Fax: (863) 533-8303 True Builders/True Plumbers, Cassandra Fridovich• 400 N. Frontage Rd., Plant City, FL 33565 (863) 647-1800, Fax: (813) 647-1800

Albritton Real Estate, Doris S. Albritton • 3030 Mission Oaks, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-7388 Brewer, Sahm & Webb, Inc., David H. or Susan S. Brewer • 1620 Wallace Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1774, Fax: (866) 713-3005

PRINTERS & PUBLISHERS

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

full service printing

tkellyprint@yahoo.com www.tkellyprint.com

863-512-0528

Carla Meeks, Realtor WebPro Realty, Carla J. Meeks • 1420 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 604-9287, www.homesbycarla.net Clear Springs, Patrick Carroll • 6105 Spirit Lake Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1292, Fax: (863) 534-1294, www.clearspringsco.com

TB&K Outsource, Trina Kelly, Bartow FL 33830 (863) 512-0528, tkellyprint@yahoo.com

Easy Homes 123, LLC, Lynn Browning • 210 E. Edgewood Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 272-9394, easyhomes123.com

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

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Easy Homes 123, LLC, Lynn Browning • 210 E. Edgewood Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803 (863) 272-9394, www.easyhomes123.com

Gibson & Wirt, Inc., Karen Guffey • 125 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-3131, Fax: (863) 533-7038, www.gibsonandwirt.com King Real Estate Services, Judith Barnett • 145 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4119, Fax: (863) 533-7843 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 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 NuStar Enterprises, Inc., John Hutto • P.O. Box 174, Bartow, FL 33831-0174 (863) 533-0533, Fax: (863) 533-0086

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

RECORDING STUDIO

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

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RECRUITER - U.S. ARMY

United States Army, Staff Sergeant Richard Williams • 936 Eagle Ridge Mall Dr., Lake Wales, FL 33859 (863) 732-1139, Fax: (863) 679-3116

REFUSE HAULER, DISPOSAL

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

Spath Jewelers, Emily Spath Clark • 1360 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9569, Fax: (863) 534-3469, www.spathjewelers.com Wal-Mart, Felicia Ledford, 1050 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5400, Fax: (863) 534-3392, www.walmart.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

RESORTS

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

ROOF COATING MANUFACTURING

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

RESTAURANTS

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

ROOFERS

Romeo’s Roofing LLC, Audie Romero • P.O. Box 1163, Auburndale, FL 33823 (863) 944-7719, www.romeosroofing.com

The Breadboard, Mike Papakostas • 1037 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 800-3284

RV SALES & SERVICE

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

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

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

SCHOOLS - PRIVATE

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

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

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

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

Especially 4 U Catering, LLC, Shayann Jones • 550 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6373, www.especially4ubartow.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

SCHOOLS - PUBLIC

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

Lennys Grill & Subs, James Harmer • 485 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-0271, www.lennys.com

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

Marco’s Pizza, Kelly Popp • 1775 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 457-4900 McDonald’s of Bartow, William F. Bateman • 1470 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-4003, Fax: (863) 533-8814 Mulligan’s, Lynn Zemba • 190 S. Idlewood Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1668, Fax: (863) 519-3758 NiNi’s Landings, Sandy Joyner • 5995 Airport Blvd., Bartow Municipal Airport, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 875-5789 Palace Pizza, Giordano Lanuto • 105 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9300, Fax: (863) 533-9500, www.palacepizzabartow.com Perkins and Marie Callender’s, Inc., Albert Shaffer • 150 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9688, Fax: (863) 533-9628 S & L Restaurant, Traci Sheppard • 2915 S. Combee Rd., Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 665-0731 Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q, Zach Drehmer • 595 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1429, www.sonnysbbq.com Sweet Magnolias Cafe & Gift Shop, Sandy Mendez • 125 & 139 S. Central Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 537-6083 Tom’s Chicken Shack, Tom Bos • 901 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-6268

Bartow High School, Emilean Clemons • 1270 S. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7400, Fax: (863) 534-0077 Bartow Middle School, Christopher Roberts • 550 E. Clower St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7415, Fax: (863) 534-7418, www.schools.polk-fl.net Floral Ave. Elementary, Sheila Dyer • 1530 S. Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-5003, www.schools.polk-fl.net 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 Gibbons Street Elementary, Michelle Browning • 1860 E. Gibbons St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7430, Fax: (863) 534-7472, www.schools.polk-fl.net Highland City Elementary School, Amy Weingarth • 5355 Ninth St., Highland City, FL 33846 (863) 648-3540, Fax: (863) 648-3542, www.schools.polk-fl.net 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 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 Jean O’Dell Learning Center, April Sumner • 1310 S. Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7440, Fax: (863) 519-3810 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

Wendy’s, Martin Phillips • 1520 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 853-8838

Summerlin Academy, James R. Jones, MS, CCMHC • 1500 S. Jackson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-7504, Fax: (863) 534-0377, www.schools.polk-fl.net

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

RETAIL-NATURAL WOOD CREATIONS

Major Wood Art Productions, Major P. Gladden • University Park, FL 34201 (941) 360-9324, Fax: (941) 360-9324

Traviss Career Center, Wayne Dickens • 3225 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL 33803-9709 (863) 499-2700, Fax: (863) 499-2706, www.traviss.edu Union Academy, Joel McGuire • 1795 E. Wabash St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-7435, Fax: (863) 534-7487, www.schools.polk-fl.net

SCREEN PRINTING, EMBROIDERY & PROMOTIONAL ITEMS

RETAIL STORES

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

Indigo Moon, Mark & Deanine Mulpagano • 165 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 224-7758, www.indigomoonoutlet.com Mattress Firm, Ronnie Campbell • 475 E. Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 519-3530, Fax: 519-3510

SECURITY GUARD SERVICE

Queens Fashions & Gifts, Jennifer Camp • 320 E. Summerlin St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 245-7183

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

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

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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 Thompson • 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, Rachael Harris • 815 E. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-8783, Fax: (863) 519-5956

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 SBDC at the University of South Florida, Carl Hadden • 201 W. Central Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853 (863) 678-4182, www.sbdctampabay,com/polk Central Florida SCORE, Becky Bywater • 100 S. Kentucky Ave., Suite 230, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 284-5607, www.centralfloridascore.org

SPORTS BARS

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

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. 150 South Broadway Ave. Bartow, Florida 33830

863-232-2785 Fred Martin Donna Higgins

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

TROPHIES, ENGRAVED SIGNS, RUBBER STAMPS

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

TRUCKING

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

UNIFORM SERVICE

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

UPHOLSTERY

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

UTILITIES - GAS

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

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

SM Communications, Inc., Sam Moore • 225 Brandon Town Center Dr., Brandon, FL 33511 (813) 689-9555, Fax: (800) 517-5716

TIRES

B & L Tire Sales, Chris W. Crawford • 3401 US Hwy. 98, S., Eaton Park, FL 33840 (863) 665-1617, Fax: (863) 666-5828, www.bltiresales.com

UTILITIES - POWER

Orange Cogeneration lP II, Inc., Connie Tevelson • 1901 S. Clear Springs Rd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 534-1141, Fax: (863) 533-4152 OUC - The Reliable One, Roseann Harrington • 100 W. Anderson St., Orlando, FL 32801 (407) 434-2091, Fax: (407) 434-2216 Polk Power, LLP, Allen Czerkiewicz • 3600 County Rd. 555, Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-9073, Fax: (863) 533-4092

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

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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

VETERINARIANS

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

VIDEO PRODUCTION

Hearts And Minds Studios, Miles Carr • P.O. Box 93464, Lakeland, FL (863) 255-6467, www.hminds.com Potthast Studios, Mike Potthast • 234 W. Central Ave., Winter Haven, FL 33880 (863) 294-4920, www.potthaststudios.com The Edge Theatre, Marcus Wehby • 1367 Laurel Glen Dr., Bartow, FL 33830 (205) 243-0194, www.edgetheatreco.org

WAREHOUSING - MINI/SELF-SERVICE

Who protects the environment and communities we serve? We do. At Ashland, our responsibility as a global company is to be aware of our environmental footprint. We believe today’s better efforts can spark tomorrow’s best ideas.

Affordable Storage of Bartow, Lori Raymond • 1515 Centennial Blvd., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-5597

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3000 Mulford Rd. Mulberry, FL 33860 Phone: 863.425.5814 Fax: 863-425-4164 Champion Self Storage, Amy Benbrook • 3000 Mulford Rd., Mulberry, FL 33860 (863) 425-5814, Fax: (863) 425-4164, www.championselfstorage.com

We demonstrate this every day by being inspired, engaged and committed to a better environment. For more information, visit ashland.com/about/sustainability

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Simply Storage, Trish Pfeiffer • 800 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830 (863) 533-1337

WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION

ServPro of Bartow/Lakeland Highlands, David Touchton • 3705 US Hwy. 98, S., Lakeland, FL 33812 (863) 510-5962, Fax: (863) 510-5964, www.servpro.com

WEB DESIGN

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

WINDOW TINTING

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

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Capital City Quarterly: Winter, 2017  

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