The RP Funding Center will be hosting its 2nd Annual City of Lakeland Holiday Tree Decorating Contest as a fundraiser for United Way of Central Florida! UWCF’s mission is to improve lives and strengthen our community! CommunityKick Off Event November 20th at 6pm to 8pm with United Way President and City of Lakeland City Manager(s) and Employees!This event will have a story time with readings by United Way President & CEO Christina Criser Jackson and City Manager Shawn Sherrouse, coloring station, hot chocolate bar, reindeer food station, social distance photos with Santa, and performance by Harrison School For The Arts. Children will be able to write letters to Santa and mail them in our special mailbox. Santa will respond to each letter via email.
Public welcome to view the trees in our corridors and vote during RPFC business hours: 9am-5pm. Trees are on display Nov. 20 thru Dec. 31 The fun doesn’t stop there!
There will be weekly Monday Story Time from 10am-10:30am hosted by the following City of Lakeland Staff:
Nov. 23- Brielle Sharrett from Lakeland Public Library
Nov. 30 - Commissioner Chad McLeod
Dec. 7- Fire Chief Douglas Riley
Dec. 14 - Commissioner Phillip Walker
Dec. 21 - Mayor Bill Mutz