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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

  • Volunteer Committee Monthly Meeting
    Volunteer Committee Monthly Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Apr 17
    211 E Main St
    Apr 17, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    211 E Main St, 211 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Apr 17, 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 Volunteers at United Way's DAY OF CARING
    EMERGE Volunteers at United Way's DAY OF CARING
    Fri, Apr 19
    Fontaine Gills Family YMCA
    Apr 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Fontaine Gills Family YMCA, 2125 Sleepy Hill Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810, USA
    Apr 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Fontaine Gills Family YMCA, 2125 Sleepy Hill Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810, USA
    EMERGE Volunteers are gearing up to lend a hand to the YMCA on this special day of giving back. Let's roll up our sleeves and make a positive impact together with United Way of Central Florida!
  • 22nd Annual Luau - Business After Hours Event
    22nd Annual Luau - Business After Hours Event
    Thu, Apr 25
    Citizens Bank & Trust in Downtown
    Apr 25, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Citizens Bank & Trust in Downtown, 402 S Kentucky Ave ste 100, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Apr 25, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Citizens Bank & Trust in Downtown, 402 S Kentucky Ave ste 100, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce invites EMERGE members to get ready for an unforgettable evening of flavor, fun, and festivities!
  • EMERGE Volunteers at PACE Center's 10-Story Challenge 2024
    EMERGE Volunteers at PACE Center's 10-Story Challenge 2024
    Fri, May 03
    Lakeland Electric
    May 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lakeland Electric, 501 E Lemon St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    May 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lakeland Electric, 501 E Lemon St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Volunteers Needed!
  • The Science of Networking
    The Science of Networking
    Membership Offer
    Thu, May 09
    Rec Room
    May 09, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Rec Room, 202 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    May 09, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Rec Room, 202 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Imagine a science fair, but for networking-savvy adults. Let your imagination run wild and embrace the spirit of innovative networking!
  • Marketing Committee Monthly Meeting
    Marketing Committee Monthly Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, May 14
    Catapult
    May 14, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Catapult, 502 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    May 14, 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, May 14
    The Joinery
    May 14, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    The Joinery, 640 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801
    May 14, 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!
  • Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Biz & Brew at Union Hall
    Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Biz & Brew at Union Hall
    Thu, May 16
    Union Hall
    May 16, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Union Hall, 1023 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
    May 16, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Union Hall, 1023 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
    Get ready to strike up some new connections at Lakeland Chamber of Commerce's Biz & Brew event at Union Hall!
  • ProDev Committee Meeting
    ProDev Committee Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, May 21
    Lakeland
    May 21, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Lakeland, 204 E Orange St ste 102, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    May 21, 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.
  • EMERGE Volunteer Group at SPCA's 5k Fundraiser
    EMERGE Volunteer Group at SPCA's 5k Fundraiser
    Sat, May 25
    Lakeland
    May 25, 2024, 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM
    Lakeland, 3700 Cleveland Heights Blvd #0215, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
    May 25, 2024, 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM
    Lakeland, 3700 Cleveland Heights Blvd #0215, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA
    EMERGE is collaborating with the SPCA to provide a group of volunteers during their fundraising 5k at Peterson Park.
  • Cultural Exploration With EMERGE
    Cultural Exploration With EMERGE
    Membership Offer
    Sat, Jun 15
    Polk Museum of Art
    Jun 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Jun 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Polk Museum of Art, 800 E Palmetto St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Embark on a journey through art and culture with EMERGE's tour with the Curator at Polk Museum of Art
  • Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Biz & Brew at Bowlero
    Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Biz & Brew at Bowlero
    Thu, Jun 20
    Bowlero Lakeland
    Jun 20, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Bowlero Lakeland, 4111 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Bowlero Lakeland, 4111 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813, USA
    Get ready to strike up some new connections at Lakeland Chamber of Commerce's Biz & Brew event at Bowlero!
  • VISTE Care Package Deliveries to the Elderly
    VISTE Care Package Deliveries to the Elderly
    Sat, Jun 22
    VISTE
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    VISTE, 1232 E Magnolia St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    VISTE, 1232 E Magnolia St, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    EMERGE Lakeland has the incredible opportunity to partner with VISTE to deliver care packages to the home bound elderly of Lakeland.
  • EMERGE Serves 2024
    EMERGE Serves 2024
    Tue, Aug 06
    CPS Investment Advisors - TRAINING ROOM
    Aug 06, 2024, 5:30 PM – Sep 10, 2024, 8:15 PM
    CPS Investment Advisors - TRAINING ROOM, 205 E Orange St #310, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    Aug 06, 2024, 5:30 PM – Sep 10, 2024, 8:15 PM
    CPS Investment Advisors - TRAINING ROOM, 205 E Orange St #310, Lakeland, FL 33801, USA
    EMERGE Serves is designed to provide comprehensive training for young professionals interested in community service. This 6-week certification course details the fundamentals of effective board service.
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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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