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Bonnet Springs Park – 2021 Annual Report

Interested to learn more about the behind-the-scenes work in 2021? We have compiled all of our construction updates, information about the Bonnet Springs Park team, community engagement, newsworthy moments, and much more from the last year! Take a look at our 2021 Annual Report to see what we’ve been up to.

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Bonnet Springs Park Receives Environmental Stewardship Achievement Award From The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Southwest District

Lakeland, FL., May 2, 2022 – Bonnet Springs is honored to be presented the Environmental Stewardship Achievement Award from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Southwest District. The award recognizes the work that Bonnet Springs Park has completed alongside the Department of Environmental Protection on behalf of the Protecting Florida Together Initiative.   “Bonnet Springs …

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May 2022 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley Each day in Bonnet Springs Park brings special memories. Watching an elegant Egret as it fishes in the Blanton Family Lagoon or watching the bees with their wings fluttering as they fly by reminds those of us that have the privilege of working here daily of the wonderful experiences to come. As …

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April 2022 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley As the trees push off the last of their winter leaves and small buds pop out with new growth, it is hard not to claim spring as the best time of the year. The greenery and the flowers beginning to bloom set the quiet backdrop for the birds …

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Bonnet Springs Park Receives Major Family Gift From the Ruthvens

Lakeland, FL., April  7, 2022 – The Ruthvens are pleased to announce a gift of $1 Million to The Carol Jenkins Barnett Endowment, to fund The Ruthven Family Playground at Bonnet Springs Park. The Ruthvens are one of Central Florida’s oldest locally owned commercial real estate firms, specializing in developing and leasing warehouse and industrial …

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Bonnet Springs Receives Seed Gift for Carol Jenkins Barnett Endowment

Bonnet Springs Park announces gift from Harrell Family Charities Lakeland, FL., March  18, 2022 – Bonnet Springs Park launches the Carol Jenkins Barnett Endowment with a generous gift from Harrell Family Charities Fund held at the GiveWell Community Foundation on behalf of Jack and Tina Harrell of Harrell’s. Employee-owned since 2016, based in Lakeland, Florida …

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March 2022 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley The weather has been kind to us the past several weeks, allowing truckloads of concrete and asphalt to be placed. Work on the paths and the roadway continues to progress at a steady pace. Of particular importance, is getting the architectural concrete slabs enclosing the entrances to the Florida …

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The Event Center
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February 2022 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley Rolling into a new year with frost in the mornings and sunshine in the afternoons has energized the construction workers and Bonnet Springs Park team. The anticipation of seeing the multiple venues and special places that make up the park filled with the future users drives us and …

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January 2022 Newsletter

Behind the scenes with President Bill Tinsley Sitting on the side-by-side all-terrain vehicle near the lagoon, in the cool air of early morning, it is time to reflect on the year ending at Bonnet Springs Park. Although I sit a close distance from three major state highways, and a short walking distance from downtown Lakeland, …

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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, and make it possible for friends and families to create endless memories at the park.

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, and make it possible for friends and families to create endless memories at the park.

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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