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Bonnet Springs Park Receives Major Gift From Blanton and Edwards Families

Bonnet Springs Park announces gift for Nature Preserve Ann and Ward Edwards family of the late Joe K. Blanton, a former president of Publix Super Markets Inc., announced a substantial legacy gift to fund the Blanton Family Lagoon and Ann and Ward Edwards Boathouse, set to open in 2021. The Blanton and Edwards families continue …

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Lake Bonnet Drainage Basin Flood Hazard Debris Mitigation Public Information

Lake Bonnet Drainage Basin Flood Hazard/Debris Removal Grant Application

City Seeks Feedback on Grant Application The City of Lakeland in partnership with Bonnet Springs Park (a non-profit organization) will be submitting an application to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for a Florida General Infrastructure Program Mitigation Grant (CDBG-MIT) on September 14, 2020.  Grants will be awarded to successful applicants for risk mitigation projects …

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Bonnet Springs Park Welcomes Chief Executive Officer Josh Henderson

Bonnet Springs Park Welcomes Incoming CEO New life is blooming at Lakeland’s ambitious Park project as the Bonnet Springs Park Board of Directors announced the appointment of Josh Henderson as incoming Chief Executive Officer. Bonnet Springs Park Board Chairman Barney Barnett said “We are happy to have Josh join us as CEO. Josh and Bill …

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Bonnet Springs Park Receives Major Gift From Hollis Family

Bonnet Springs Park announces gift from Hollis Family for flagship Welcome Center The Hollis Family, one of the most philanthropic families of Lakeland, announced a generous legacy gift today to fund the Bonnet Springs Park Welcome Center, set to open in 2021. First impressions are lasting impressions, especially for first-time visitors of Bonnet Springs Park. …

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Leading Farm Lender, AgAmerica, Partners with Bonnet Springs Park

AgAmerica is announcing the inauguration of the AgAmerica Heritage Gardens scheduled to open in the Spring of 2021 Lakeland, FL., November 15, 2019 – AgAmerica, one of the largest, non-bank agricultural lenders in the United States for farmers, ranchers, and landowners, today announced a new partnership with the Bonnet Springs Park in Downtown Lakeland, Florida, …

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Bonnet Springs Park Welcomes Director of Development

LAKELAND, FL – Heide Evans Waldron joins the founding team of Bonnet Springs Park as Director of Development. A Lakeland native, Heide empowers our great initiative by sharing over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management and hospitality. Heide connects with and strengthens relationships through clear organizational strategy, project management, and community relations, as she …

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Bonnet Springs PGTV

Our very own Kimberly Elmhorst and Explorations V Children’s Museum’s Kerry Falwell were featured on PGTV to tell the story of the Museum, the Park, and Friends of BSP!

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BONNET SPRINGS PARK RECEIVES MAJOR GIFT

Bonnet Springs Park is excited to announce a legacy gift for the Bonnet Springs Park Capital Campaign from the Harrell family. This gift will be designated to The Jack & Tina Harrell Family Botanical Garden and The Jack & Tina Harrell Family Greenhouse.

Donate

Bonnet Springs Park is a privately developed public park that depends solely on public support. There are several ways that you can help make this dream for Lakeland’s future generations become reality.

Volunteer

There are many ways you can help in the enabling of this magnificent regional park, from one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities. Bonnet Springs Park is looking for volunteers, sponsors, patrons, and professional services to help in the design and implementation. 

Donate

Bonnet Springs Park is a privately developed public park that depends solely on public support. There are several ways that you can help make this dream for Lakeland’s future generations become reality.

Volunteer

There are many ways you can help in the enabling of this magnificent regional park, from one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities. Bonnet Springs Park is looking for volunteers, sponsors, patrons, and professional services to help in the design and implementation. 

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