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+ Plant City Lions Club
Florida state Rep. Dan Raulerson was the guest speaker at the Plant City Lions Club meeting July 30, at Buddy Freddy’s.
Raulerson shared about his first legislative session, including the passage of the Midtown bill, which will help streamline the process of development.
The Plant City Lions Club meets at noon Tuesdays, at Buddy Freddy’s, 1101 Goldfinch Drive, Plant City. For more information, visit plantcitylions.org.
+ Plant City Noon Rotary Club
David Miller will be the featured speaker at the Plant City Noon Rotary Club’s meeting at noon, Aug. 5, at the HCC Plant City John R. Trinkle Center, 1206 N. Park Road.
+ Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2013 Business of the Year Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is tomorrow, Aug. 2.
The awards are presented in five business categories; growing business (two to eight years); small business (one to five full-time employees); mid-size business (six to 29 full-time employees); large business (30-plus full-time employees); and special business (demonstrating exemplary community contributions).
For a nomination form contact the chamber, (813) 752-8793 or email Amy Nizamoff at email@example.com.
+ Plant City Kiwanis Club
Who will be the queen bee (or king) at the first annual Business Spelling Bee? Plant City residents can find out during the competition, which takes place at 7 p.m. Aug. 6, at the 1914 High School Community Center, 605 N. Collins St.
More than 30 business leaders will compete in this year’s bee.
Entry fees and ticket sales go to help two of the Kiwanis Club’s events, as well as its Read Around the World and Stuff the Bus campaigns.
+ Plant City Elks Lodge No. 1727
Each year, Plant City Elks Lodge No. 1727 helps send students to the Florida Elks Youth Camp, in Marion County.
This year, the Lodge was able to send three Plant City-area students. They returned to Plant City today after two months at camp.
It costs about $200 to send students to camp. The camp is located on 405 acres of forest and includes a lake on-site. The camp is open to any child who is a resident of Florida.
The camp is used year-round by a variety of organizations.