One Liners Polk: Polk Museum of Art, Bartow Economic Development Council and more

The Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College announced a $6 million, 10,000-square-foot expansion that will triple the gallery space and add classrooms and art labs.

Denise Bohde

Denise Bohde was named president of the Bartow Economic Development Council.

The Aerospace Center for Excellence and Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo board of directors named Gene Conrad as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer.

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced the sale of Eastside Village, a 76,264-square-foot retail property located at 2630 U.S. Highway 92 E., in Lakeland, for $9.2 million.

The Lakeland Public Library’s main branch opened a renovated section.

The Lakeland Public Library’s main branch, on Lake Morton, opened its renovated adult section to the public, with the new History and Culture Center and a renovated children’s section following in May.

The Polk Arts Alliance named Daryl Ward as the nonprofit organization’s next executive director.

Bruce Jacob, a researcher and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida Polytechnic University, was selected to join the editorial board of the international publication IEEE Access.

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