All-Star Celebrity Golf Invitational
This celebrity golf tournament featured many of the greatest names in sports and entertainment. The tournament took place at Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge during the 2012 NBA All- Star Weekend in Orlando, Florida. Proceeds benefitted the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies.
Along with host and guest emcee Anthony Anderson (actor “Law and Order”, ‘”Barbershop”, comedian and host of the Golf Channel’s “Golf in America”), the event attracted athletes and celebrities of all backgrounds including: Alonzo Mourning, Johnny Damon, Tim Wakefield, Flozell “The Hotel” Adams, Nick Anderson, Kris Kirkpatrick, Rock Cartwright, Darrell Green, Ginger Howard, Chris Spencer and Charles Woodson.
The Tigers Diamond Gala
2011 marked the 75th year of the Detroit Tigers Spring Training Baseball in Lakeland, Florida. The Tigers Diamond Gala was designed to be the signature event during the community’s week long celebration of this historic occasion duly named…Tiger’s Week.
The Gala was a formal event boasting fantastic cuisine, libations, and celebrity entertainment at the “transformed” Las Vegas style Lake Mirror Center. The high profile fundraiser featured world class entertainment culminating in an interactive billiards competition with none other than Jeannette Lee…better known as The Black Widow. Jeannette was joined by Tiger Legends, members of the Detroit Tigers, community leaders, and special guests.
“What happened at the Gala stayed at the Gala!”
Lake Wales Housing Authority
Lake Wales Housing Authority was created in 1969 to provide housing to low-income families. Their mission is to assist low-income families with safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities as they strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives. Since 2004, LWHA has worked hard with partnering agencies to unveil their state of the art, 17 acre, 70 unit Sunrise Complex. Located just minutes from the National Historic site Bok Tower, the community has embraced this latest addition.
The grand opening/ribbon cutting event is scheduled for April 2012 and will feature LWHA staff, partners, community leaders, and special guests. The opening ceremony includes a flag dedication, choir, ribbon cutting, lunch, and interactive tours.
Magnify Credit Union-Grand Opening
In August of 2009, Magnify Credit Union opened its doors as the state’s first “net zero energy” commercial building. The grand opening event showcased the technologies and philosophies that the credit union employs. Exhibitors were on location demonstrating their eco-friendly products and services. The venue was transformed into a learning and entertainment facility for the day attracting over 4000 people to the branch location.
Desmond Clark Celebrity Golf Classic
A charity golf tournament held at Lone Palm Golf Club, Lakeland that benefits 88 Wayz Youth Organization. The tournament attracted close to a full field of golfers including some players from the NFL and local celebrities alike. The host and founder of 88 Wayz is Lakeland native and current Chicago Bear Desmond Clark. Click Here to visit the tournament website and charity page.
Desmond Clark Celebrity Bass Tournament
This unique bass tournament held in June 2010 (Morris, IL) attracted anglers from around the state. The proceeds of the event supported the 88 Wayz Youth Organization programs.
Petland Grand Opening
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Wesley Chapel Petland with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Prizes, Discounts and more.
Bright House Networks Open
A tournament on the Duramed FUTURES Tour, designed to prepare the world’s best young women professional golfers for a career on the LPGA Tour.
New Mexico Shootout
Headlined by four world-class LPGA players, this event is a ‘first’ for the State, and the host course is brand new as well.
The Florida Retina Symposium
A revolutionary new symposium—the first of its kind anywhere in the country, centered around the importance of educating optometrists to assist the retina specialist in identifying and managing retinal and macular diseases.
Paula 4 Kids
Paula Creamer, Ivan Lendl, Andy Bean, Tony Jacklin and friends host a unique event to benefit The First Tee of Sarasota/Manatee.
The Lakeland Derby
The Lakeland Derby promises the thrill of a race, the pure fun of sports entertainment, and the reward of knowing the proceeds will support a vital local charity, Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine.
Rachel Hetherington is a world-class golfer of the LPGA, with 10 pro victories and $5 million plus in career earnings.