RC – St Joseph’s Academy

RC St Joseph Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, Msgr. John Caulfield, Principal Lana Swartzwelder along with St. Joseph’s students, parishioners, alumni, local dignitaries and the Lakeland community celebrated the ribbon cutting and the school dedication on Tuesday, September 22, 2009.

St. Joseph’s Academy began its 71st year of providing quality Catholic education in a new location.  The school is now located at 310 McDonald Street in the Lake Morton Historic District.  The newly renovated campus sits on 4.5 acres and has more than 66,000 square feet.  SJA has SmartBoards in every classroom.  The campus also has a new soccer field.

St. Joseph’s Academy serves students from preschool through eighth grade.  To learn more about St. Joseph’s Academy, please visit www.stjoelakeland.org.


RC – Ingram Financial Group, Inc

RCIngram Financial Group has been serving the central Florida area since 1977. By integrating insurance planning with investment advisory and wealth management
services, our firm has matured over the decades into a first-class financial services company. Our professional advisors are experts in their respective fields, meticulously working together to meet the needs of our clients.

Our Wealth Management division serves a wide range of clients from those of substantial worth as a result of inheritance, to successful business owners and retired corporate executives.

Our Investments division is committed to providing disciplined research, prudent
strategies, and objective management for the portfolios of our clients.

Our Insurance division assists individuals and small businesses with an extensive
variety of risk management and income protection options.

In a recent survey, our clients said they refer friends and family to Ingram Financial
Group because they trust us to provide personalized, professional service with the
highest standards and excellence. They feel we are honest, knowledgeable,
courteous, prompt and efficient. We’ll continue to serve our clients with integrity
because we know they rely on us to achieve a multitude of their financial goals.

Located at 1820 E. Edgewood Drive, Suite 103, Lakeland, FL 33803-1126 – www.ingramfinancialgroup.inc


RC – Oppenheimer & Co., Inc

RC Brian Engstrom, Branch Office Manager of the Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Tampa, FL Branch, is pleased to announce the 2/11/09 opening of a satellite office in Lakeland, FL to provide local service to the central Florida region with Sandra J. Plumb & Billie Leon Tempel serving as Directors of Investments with more than 40 years of combined industry experience.

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (“Oppenheimer”) is a leading investment bank and full-service investment firm that provides financial services and advice to high net worth investors, individuals, businesses and institutions. For over 125 years, we have provided investors with the necessary expertise and insight to meet the challenge of achieving their financial goals. Our commitment to our clients’ investment needs, our experienced and dedicated professionals, and our proud tradition empower us to deliver effective and innovative solutions to our clients.

Located at 304 E. Pine Street, Lakeland, FL 33801 – www.opco.com


RC – Sunbelt Worksite Marketing, Inc

Ribbon Cutting Sunbelt Worksite Marketing, Inc. was founded over 30 years ago by Lamar Vice.  Today, Lamar is Vice-President and his son, Spencer Vice, is President.  Together, they co-own and run the company, which has grown to be one of the top producing companies nationwide for insurance carriers such as American Heritage (Allstate) and Transamerica.  Sunbelt specializes in voluntary employee benefits, enrollments, including core benefits and on-going benefit administration.  Sunbelt has a team of dedicated licensed enrollment and customer service professionals, prepared to relieve our clients from enrollment and/or informational meetings for new hires and “open enrollments.”  With offices in several states, we are able to provide personal support and service for our clients to ensure a smooth and successful transition.

Sunbelt also provides innovative benefit technology that will eliminate many of the challenges associated with benefit administration.  With over 18 years of delivering benefit software and services, we are qualified to provide an Automated Employee Benefit solution that will not only meet but exceed your expectations.  We specialize in design, implementation, administration and support of health and welfare plans including Flexible Spending Plans, COBRA Compliance Administration, and retiree billing.  We are a full-service provider with our enrollments consisting of some or all of the following; customized booklets (core and voluntary), on-line enrollment system, face-to-face, call center, customized material and a service staff assigned to each client.  Through our technology and compassion for our clients, we can make a difference. 

Sunbelt Worksite Marketing, Inc is located at 1062 US Highway 92 W, Auburndale, FL 33823. Phone number: 800/222-8045


19th Annual Chamber Scramble Presented By Brighthouse Networks

The seasons are changing, if only technically. So start planning now for our major Fall events. First up this year is the 19th Annual Chamber Scramble. It will be held November 5th at The Club at Eaglebrooke. This yearly golf tournament is sure to provide a great round of golf and great fellowship to boot. Would your company like to sponsor this great fundraiser for the Chamber? There are still opportunities available:


$2,500 – Double Eagle Sponsor
$2,000 – Lunch Sponsor
$2,000 – Awards Reception
$500 – Longest Drive
$500 – Closest Pin
$500 – Driving Range
$100 – Hole Sponsor

Reserve your Spot today!!
$1,100 – Teams (6 Person, w/  Bonus Pckg & Hole Sponsor)
$   175 – Single w/ Bonus Package (Poker Run & Putting Contests)
$   150 – Single