How Miss USA helped put Lakeland on the map

By |2018-11-13T08:52:31-05:00April 23rd, 2013|Community|

Take a leap back to the early 80s, it was a time when no one really knew about Lakeland, Florida.  We suffered from a difficult economy, and a 21% unemployment rate, one of the highest in the nation.  It was an incredibly challenging time for businesses and our community.  During this time, I was fortunate [...]