One Liners Polk: Publix, Florida Southern College and more

Florida Polytechnic University will begin construction on the Gary C. Wendt Engineering Building, the school’s third academic facility on campus, in the spring of 2024. (Rendering above)

Lakeland City Commissioners voted unanimously this week to accept a $1.685 million grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to help remove algae from Lake Bonnet. 

Lakeland-based Publix is the first company that will be providing funding to FORCE BLUE’s Quick Reaction Force, a team that will help Florida’s marine scientific community and environmental agencies respond quickly to coastal or marine environmental emergencies.

Florida Southern College broke ground on a new golf clubhouse at Lone Palm Golf Club, in Lakeland. 

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