One Liners Polk: Lakeland Regional Health, Watson Clinic and more
News announcements from around Polk County
► Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux opened adjacent to Lakeland Square, in the space formerly occupied by Toys R Us. (Rendering above)
► Lakeland Regional Health announced plans to open an ambulatory care center on 20 acres, at Interstate 4 and Kathleen Road, in 2023 to serve northern Polk County.
► Reliance Medical Centers, a primary care provider in Polk County for senior citizens with Medicare, announced an equity investment by Miami-based AIM Associates Capital Group to further support Reliance’s strategic growth model.
► Susan LeFrancois, assistant professor of data science and business analytics at Florida Polytechnic University, and Indira Sukhraj, associate director of educational outreach at the university, received a $10,000 grant from the American Association of University Women to connect with students at several of Polk County Public Schools’ career academies.
► Trish Saca, manager of wellness and strategic partnerships at Reliance Medical Centers, has joined the Alzheimer’s Association as the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s event chair in Polk County.
► A partnership between Brennan Investment Group and Grandview Partners completed work on the CenterState Logistics Park East, a 1.01 million-square-foot distribution project, in Lakeland.
► Gaskins Barbecue and Lobster plans to open a location at Lakeside Village, in Lakeland, in the space formerly occupied by Beef O’Brady’s.
► The Works Business Resource Center has launched the Pathway to Success Sponsorship Program for small businesses in the Lakeland community to show their support for the Works and the enhanced business education and resources that will be provided to the community.
► Veterans Counseling Veterans is expanding its area of operations to Polk County.
► Watson Clinic earned a three-year reaccreditation from the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care, an advocate for nationally recognized standards of patient care.