Johnson Pointe platting hearing
The Plant City Planning Board announced a public hearing for a request to plat the Johnson Pointe property at 8:30 a.m. July 24 at the City Hall auditorium, 302 W. Reynolds St.
The property in question, a 15.5-acre parcel, is located along Johnson Road, just south of Charlie Griffin Road and right next to the Walden Pointe subdivision. Plans for a final plat will be discussed at the hearing.
To ask questions of the applicant, Johnson Road Project, LLC, call 813-625-2899 or call the City of Plant City Planning and Zoning Department at 813-659-4258. Call the Planning and Zoning Department ahead of time to confirm this item on the agenda if you will attend the meeting. For Spanish-language services, call Mara Latorre at 813-659-4258.
RCMA recruiting teachers, support staff
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, one of Florida’s largest childcare and education providers, is looking for help.
The RCMA is currently recruiting teachers and support staff members for 66 child development centers, three charter schools and after-school care programs in 21 counties. Open positions include charter school elementary Spanish teachers, charter school first grade teachers, early childhood development teachers, information and data specialists, cooks and bus drivers.
For more information on job openings and positional requirements, visit rcma.net/about-rcma/employment-at-rcma/.
PC native joins local EDC
The Plant City Economic Development Corporation announced Taylor Clark has been hired as its new Investor Relations Director.
Clark, a Plant City native and University of South Florida alumnus, has more than 15 years of experience in sales and financial planning and most recently worked for Northwestern Mutual as a financial planner. Jake Austin, president of the EDC, said Clark’s role is to “completely overhaul how the EDC engages with our investors and partners.”
“Taylor will keep abreast of all active projects and economic development initiatives within the city and use that knowledge to better engage our investors in a strategic and personalized manner,” Austin said.
Local Elk attends national convention
A member of Plant City Elks Lodge No. 1727 recently traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Convention of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Thomas Ludwick, who also serves as President of the Florida State Elks Association, attended the convention with other delegates from the continental United States as well as those from Guam, Puerto Rico, the Philippines and the Panama Canal. Ludwick voted on decisions affecting the Elks’ policies and attended seminars and workshops focused on community service.
Frontline Community Services fundraiser coming
Frontline Community Services wants to put the “fun” in “fundraiser” on Aug. 10.
The group will host its “Lazy, Crazy Days of Summer” event at the Sparkman House Luxury Bed & Breakfast, 707 N. Collins St., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that Saturday. Attendees can cool off with fresh watermelon and homemade ice cream, play lawn games, jam to live music and pig out on BBQ dinners of chicken or pulled pork. Take-out dinner options are available.
Tickets cost $25 per person, but parties of four can get tickets for an $80 flat fee. Discounted delivery service options for orders of 20 items and up are available upon request. Call 813-323-4013 for more information.