One Liners Polk: Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, Dissent Craft Brewing and more

Southwest Middle School is slated for a $50 million makeover, with most of the campus being demolished and rebuilt. (Rendering above)

The Florida Board of Governors has given the green light to a public-private partnership between Florida Polytechnic University and Fortune 500 company International Flavors and Fragrances, a project that could potentially bring the first high-tech industry partner straight to the Lakeland campus.

Monica DiNicolantonio

Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets signed a lease for its first store in Kentucky at the Terra Crossing shopping center.

The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce named Monica DiNicolantonio investor engagement manager.

The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Tampa Bay Women’s Business Centre to offer free business coaching to female entrepreneurs.

Jared Hill opened Brightway, the Hill Agency’s office location at 2193 Davenport Blvd., in Davenport.

Dissent Craft Brewing opened its downtown Lakeland location in a 2,000-square-foot storefront at 125 S. Kentucky Ave. next to Pita Pit.

The Aerospace Center of Excellence appointed Daryl Price as its new executive director.

Melissa Goodson was promoted to marketing director at the Sun ‘n Fun, an expo space, and AceCampus in Lakeland.

Noah’s Ark of Central Florida named Mandy Fulton as the organization’s new development director.

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