BARTOW, FL ( Feb. 19, 2010) – Learn how the 2010 Census will impact life in Polk County for the next decade during a live interactive webinar Thursday, March 4, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
A panel of experts will discuss how being counted in the 2010 Census will affect funding for many kinds of services, local representation in Congress and our ability to plan for the future of our communities.
In the PGTV studio, you’ll hear from Skarrn Ryvnine, Local Census Office Manager for Polk and Highlands Counties; Lynne Simpkins and Lynn Ann Schindler, senior planners for the City of Lakeland; and Dr. Gail McKinzie, Polk County Superintendent of Schools. Also offering assistance as an online panelist is Felicia Harvey, U.S. Census Media Specialist.
This free webinar requires no pre-registration or enrollment and provides a great opportunity for anyone to ask specific questions about how the 2010 Census affects us! All you need is a computer with internet access to log on at any of the following host sites beginning at 11:30 a.m.: www.theledger.com/pgtv, www.newschief.com, www.myfoxtampabay.com, www.wpcv.com, www.wonn.com, www.wlkf.com, and www.max983fm.com.
The webinar is produced through Polk Government Television (PGTV) as part of the County’s “Midday Q&A” series. Upcoming topics include City of Lakeland, Polk Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Central Florida Development Council, Sun ‘n Fun, School Summit, mental health education. For more information about the March 4 webinar or about the “Midday Q&A” series, visit www.polk-county.net/pgtv.aspx or contact PGTV at (863) 534-5997.