First Ever Biscuits, Bloody and the Blues Crowns Winners

First Ever Biscuits, Bloody and the Blues Crowns Winners Six restaurants, seven ISO musicians, one blues band and 200 brunch-loving guests add up to the first ever Biscuits, Bloodys and the Blues, held August 27 at the Magnolia Building in Lakeland. The event, created and organized by ISO VP Deedre Daniel, featured a competition for the best biscuit and best Bloody Mary judged by attendees as well as secret panels of judges. Fish City Grill, Frescos, Grillsmith, Masons Live, Popeyes and Square 1 shared samples of

August 30, 2017|

ISO Executive Honored with Professional Award

ISO Executive Honored with Professional Award At the August 17 meeting of the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), Amy Wiggins, executive director of the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, was presented the Colonel John Dillin, APR, CPRC Professional of the Year Award. The award is the Chapter's highest honor and represents the spirit and dedication of FPRA’s first President and founder, Lt. Col. John Dillin, and his lifetime of service to and support of the Association. Wiggins was honored for her outstanding contribution to

August 17, 2017|

Broadway Through the Years tickets on sale today!

Broadway Through the Years Tickets on Sale Today! The Lakeland Genesis Concert Series presents Broadway Through the Years with Elizabeth Burton. Elizabeth Burton joins the ISO for an evening of Broadway favorites including a visit from special guest Michael McArthur. Elizabeth is an actor-singer-dancer with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Florida State University Thank you to the following partners for supporting this performance! Sonata: Core Wealth Advisors Single Tickets on Sale August 15: Gold $35 Silver $25 Bronze/Student $15 PURCHASE TICKETS Now through August 22, purchase single concert tickets

August 15, 2017|

4th Annual SM(ART) Business Symposium

4th Annual SM(ART) Business Symposium The Polk Arts Alliance will host its fourth annual SM(ART) Business Symposium, bringing business, education and arts & culture leaders together to discuss the impact of the arts. This year's Symposium, "Educating an Innovative Workforce," will reveal the successful ways education leaders are infusing arts into education to drive outcomes. Featured speakers are: Jeff Poulin, National Education Director, Americans for the Arts Dr. Mary Palmer, Florida Alliance for Arts Education Beth Cummings, Director of Fine Arts, Polk County Schools Roundtable discussion: Marco Franca,

August 8, 2017|