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LAKELAND'S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORKING GROUP

If you're looking for business connections, new friends, or ways to get plugged into the Lakeland community, EMERGE Lakeland is for you!

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Upcoming Events

  • Coffee & Community: PACE Center for Girls
    Coffee & Community: PACE Center for Girls
    Tue, Jul 30
    Pace Center for Girls, Polk
    Jul 30, 2024, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Pace Center for Girls, Polk, 213 Tyler Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Jul 30, 2024, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Pace Center for Girls, Polk, 213 Tyler Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Enjoy coffee provided by one of Lakeland's own coffee companies while learning more about the amazing work done by PACE Center for Girls
  • EMERGE Volunteers at Politics In The Park
    EMERGE Volunteers at Politics In The Park
    Tue, Aug 06
    Munn Park
    Aug 06, 2024, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Munn Park, 210 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Aug 06, 2024, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Munn Park, 210 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    EMERGE Volunteers are gathering to help Lakeland Chamber of Commerce run their annual event "POLITICS IN THE PARK". Join in helping all Lakelanders experience this unique opportunity to interact with the local candidates!
  • EMERGE ATTENDS - Orlando Health's presentation of Politics in the Park 2024
    EMERGE ATTENDS - Orlando Health's presentation of Politics in the Park 2024
    Tue, Aug 06
    Munn Park
    Aug 06, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Munn Park, 210 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Aug 06, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Munn Park, 210 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Join as Orlando Health presents Politics in the Park 2024 Event hosted by The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce!
  • Marketing Committee Monthly Meeting
    Marketing Committee Monthly Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Aug 13
    Catapult
    Aug 13, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Catapult, 502 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Aug 13, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Catapult, 502 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Marketing will align on content and promotion strategies for the upcoming month.
  • Events Committee Meeting
    Events Committee Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Aug 13
    The Joinery
    Aug 13, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    The Joinery, 640 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801
    Aug 13, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    The Joinery, 640 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801
    Events Committee meets at noon on the second Tuesday of the month at The Joinery (640 E Main St, Lakeland). Any EMERGE Member is welcome to join this voluntary committee!
  • ProDev Committee Meeting
    ProDev Committee Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Aug 20
    Lakeland
    Aug 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Lakeland, 204 E Orange St ste 102, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Aug 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Lakeland, 204 E Orange St ste 102, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    We are always looking for new ideas and people to continually diversify our organization and improve how we develop the next generation.
  • Volunteer Committee Meeting
    Volunteer Committee Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 21
    211 E Main St
    Aug 21, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    211 E Main St, 211 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Aug 21, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    211 E Main St, 211 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Volunteer Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, noon at COhatch (211 E Main St in downtown Lakeland).
  • EMERGE Book Club - Volume #2
    EMERGE Book Club - Volume #2
    Thu, Aug 22
    Axe Caliber
    Aug 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Axe Caliber, 204 E Orange St ste 102, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Aug 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Axe Caliber, 204 E Orange St ste 102, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Dive into the World of Networking with EMERGE Book Club! We are embarking on our Volume #2 book club discussion of "Never Eat Alone" by Keith Ferrazi.
  • Polk Young Professionals Awards
    Polk Young Professionals Awards
    Thu, Aug 29
    Theatre Winter Haven
    Aug 29, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Theatre Winter Haven, 210 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33880
    Aug 29, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Theatre Winter Haven, 210 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33880
    Come together for an evening of celebration as we honor the remarkable contributions of Young Professionals in Polk County.
  • EMERGE Volunteers for the ATHENA AWARDS CEREMONY 2024
    EMERGE Volunteers for the ATHENA AWARDS CEREMONY 2024
    Tue, Sep 10
    Haus 820
    Sep 10, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Haus 820, 820 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Sep 10, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Haus 820, 820 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Are you ready to make a difference and be part of an inspiring celebration? Join us as a volunteer at the ATHENA Awards event! Get involved, help us shine a spotlight on remarkable women leaders, and be a crucial part of making this event unforgettable.
  • Gospel Village Outreach BBQ
    Gospel Village Outreach BBQ
    Thu, Oct 24
    Gospel Village
    Oct 24, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Gospel Village, 1109 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Oct 24, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Gospel Village, 1109 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    This is an opportunity to not only serve the homeless of our community but to engage with them as fellow human beings, reinforcing the message that they are not alone in their journey from homelessness.
  • EMERGE Volunteers for Florida Children's Museum 2024
    EMERGE Volunteers for Florida Children's Museum 2024
    Thu, Nov 14
    Lakeland
    Nov 14, 2024, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    Lakeland, 1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
    Nov 14, 2024, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    Lakeland, 1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
    Are you passionate about supporting children's education and fun? Join us as a volunteer at the 27th Annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic, a thrilling 4-person scramble event at The Club at Eaglebrooke! This is your chance to make a difference & enjoy the excitement of a golf tournament.
  • Christmas Cards & Coffee
    Christmas Cards & Coffee
    Fri, Nov 22
    COhatch Lakeland
    Nov 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    COhatch Lakeland, 211 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Nov 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    COhatch Lakeland, 211 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Immerse yourself in the joy of spreading holiday cheer to Lakeland's treasured elderly population this Christmas Season with 'Christmas Cards & Coffee,' an enchanting opportunity brought to you by EMERGE Lakeland's Volunteer Committee.
  • Christmas Cards & Cocoa
    Christmas Cards & Cocoa
    Sat, Nov 23
    COhatch Lakeland
    Nov 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    COhatch Lakeland, 211 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Nov 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    COhatch Lakeland, 211 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Come join the fun at "Christmas Cards & Cocoa," a special family friendly event put together by the EMERGE Lakeland's Volunteer Committee! We're excited to share the magic of giving during Christmas with EMERGE + YLS members and their families.
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To create a venue for our members to build relationships, develop professionally, become politically aware, philanthropically active, and contribute to the economic development and quality of life in Lakeland.

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