One Liners Polk: Publix, Aspyre Properties and more
News from around Polk County
► The Explorations V Children’s Museum, at 109 N. Kentucky Ave. in Lakeland, will change its name to the Florida Children’s Museum, effective when it opens its new 47,800 square feet at Bonnet Springs Park in mid-2022. (Rendering above)
► Steven Pacheco, a 34-year veteran of the Lakeland Police Department, was promoted from captain to assistant chief.
► Michael Tschanz, director of engineering technology and analysis at Disney Parks, in the Experience and Products’ Global Engineering and Technology Department; Adrian Muhammad, managing partner of Jackson Shah & Co.; and Ryan Whittemore, chief investment officer for Florida Funders, were added to the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation board of directors.
► For the second consecutive year, Publix was named United Way’s No. 1 Global Corporate Leader, thanks to the company’s most recent workplace campaign where Publix associates pledged $37.8 million to United Way, with Publix Super Market Charities committing an additional $24.5 million, bringing the total contribution to $62.3 million.
► Aspyre Properties of Lakeland was part of a partnership that sold a 510,272-square-foot spec warehouse on the Hillsborough side of County Line Road for $48.49 million.