August 27, 2015

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Our Children’s Academy Receives Grant from The CVS Foundation -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Hope for Charlotte Fundraiser – Saturday August 29, 2015 – At The Frostproof Depot from 11AM to 4PM -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Body Found On Hollingsworth Rd. Ruled Homicide -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Don’t forget YMCA offers Child Care, VPK Before and Afterschool Enrollment -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

426 Additional Charges of Child Pornography against Polk County Jail Imate and “Sextortion” Suspect Daniel Dunfree -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Accident Involving School Bus Vs. Motorcyclist -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lakeland Fire Department Battle Tire Center Fire -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

11 Month Old Baby Drowns In Family Pool -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Don’t let your A/C maintenance go! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Monday, August 24, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: BLUEBERRY FOOLS -

Monday, August 24, 2015

Polk County Fire Rescue Makes Reptile Rescue From Fire -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

When Planning on Giving False Identification to Law Enforcement, One Might Know the Criminal History of the Identity Being Used -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lake Wales Family YMCA – Child Care, VPK, Before and Afterschool -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sept. 11 Deadline to Contest 2015 Property Values -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lakeland Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

$10,000 Reward for Information Leading To Arrest of Person Responsible for the Shooting Death of James “Terry” Yelvington -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are Asking for the Publics Help in a Retail Theft Investigation -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

See Whats New On RidgeClassifieds.com -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Tickets Are On Sale Now!!! Don’t Miss Out on The Pink Pajama Party!!! -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Our Children’s Academy Student Orientation is Thursday August 20th -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

21st Annual Polk Senior Games – February 23 – March 11, 2013

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PURPOSE: Polk Senior Games provides an annual event of competitive athletic and recreational events for men and women 50 years and over as of December 31 of the competition year. The Games promote an active, healthy lifestyle, an interest in sports, and volunteerism. The Games offer something for everyone – the serious competitor, the fun at heart, the seasoned athlete, and the physically challenged.

OBJECTIVES:
To promote friendly competition and an interest in sports and recreation
To create an awareness of the abilities and capabilities of older persons
To provide a safe and social opportunity for senior adults
To promote health and wellness through an active lifestyle
To improve the quality of life for participants

EVENT: Two-week series of Olympic-style competition for men and women 50 and over. Most events are grouped by gender in five-year age increments. Gold, silver, and bronze medals are presented in each event and age division. Polk County residency is not required.

Archery, Badminton, Basketball Shooting, Basketball 3 on 3, Billiards,
Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Ballroom and
Social Dancing, Square Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, Fishing,
Fly Casting, Golf 18 Hole and Putt & Chip, Horseshoes, Lawn
Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass Kick, Racquetball,
Road Race 5K, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Rifle, Skeet and Trap
Shooting, Shuffleboard, Softball, Sudoku, Swimming, Table Tennis,
Tennis, Track, Walking.

DATES: Saturday, February 23 – Monday, March 11, 2013

LOCATIONS: Various locations throughout Polk County

President’s Welcome

“Thank-you to everyone who made our 2012- 20th Anniversary Games a succeess. The memories still make me smile. As we gein oour third decade, we give special thanks to Publix Super Markets Charities, our Gold and Founding Sponsor for 21 years, the James W. Sikes Family, a “Bronze Sponsor” for 20 years, and CPS Investment Advisors, a “Bronze Sponsor” for 11 years. We thank all our sponsors, contributors, and in-kind partners. Polk Senior Games is a non-profit charitable organization and could not exist without their generosity and support.

This year’s Games will attract over 2,500 men and women with a variety of skills- the serious competitor, the fun at heart, the seasoned athlete, the late bloomer, and the phsically challenged. New events will be Archery and Rifle Shooting. IN all there will be 95 events in 37 sports and games. To get it all done, it will take over 650 volunteers, 125 community organizations, 50 sponsors and 12 months of preparation led by our Executive Director, Deena Wilbur, who is celebrating her f20th year with the Games.
We hope you will join us and enjoy the Games from the Torch Lighting at the Opening Ceremony on Saturday, February 23rd throught the Special Awards at the Closing Celebration on Monday, March 11th.”
Rudy Gittens, President

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