One Liners Polk: The Terrace Hotel, Orlando Health and more

The Terrace Hotel, in downtown Lakeland at 329 E. Main St., was purchased for $7.25 million by a group of five local investors that include former city commissioner Edie Yates, her husband, David Henderson, as well as their two sons and John Grieger. (Pictured above) 

The Watson Clinic Foundation’s Arts in Medicine program was presented with a $2,000 grant from the GiveWell Community Foundation, a public charity serving Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties.

Polk County Utilities’ central water treatment facility recently received the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Eagle Award.

Eastwind Development, a Palm Beach Gardens developer, acquired seven acres in a planned $500 million, mixed-use development in Polk County, at Interstate 4 and U.S. Highway 27, to build multifamily housing.

Academic Alliance in Dermatology will open a location in Lakeland, at 615 Mid Florida Dr, Suite 1, in the Viking Business Plaza.

Florida Polytechnic University created the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Florida Polytechnic University has created the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to play a critical role in supporting students, and employees, of all races, ethnicities, genders, faiths, sexual orientations and cultural backgrounds.

Orlando Health won approval from the city commission to build a health care campus, with a  hospital, on a 79.6-acre tract at the southeastern corner of Lakeland Highlands Road and the Polk Parkway.

Baylor University announced a $5 million gift, from William E. and Denise Crenshaw of Lakeland, in support of the Give Light Campaign and the University’s Hankamer School of Business.

SoFresh is opening in Lakeland, at 4756 Florida Ave. S., in the Publix-anchored shopping center at Lake Miriam.

Lakeland Regional Health resumed plans for a behavioral health center.

Lakeland Regional Health has resumed plans for a 96-bed behavioral health center on the south end of its main campus.

The Florida Association of Chamber Professionals named Lakeland Chamber President Cory Skeates as its 2020-21 Chair of the Board.

Deputy City Manager Shawn Sherrouse will become interim city manager after Tony Delgado retires as the city of Lakeland’s top administrator.

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