LAKELAND, FL (September 6, 2018) – The countdown to the Suncoast Credit Union SwantoberFest is on. Wear your game day shirt on Saturday, September 22nd, with the unique, original logo design T-Shirts on sale at Boondock Studios on 811 North Florida Avenue in Lakeland, Fl.
The logo design was created by Stacy Tabb of Boondock Studios and reflects traditional Germanic art while capturing the magic of Lakeland and incorporating a vine of hops bearing clusters of flowers that symbolize the featured drink of any Octoberfest!
“I wanted to emphasize the centuries-old traditions of Octoberfest, therefore used a woodblock style combined with hand-painted watercolor to create a uniquely ‘Lakeland’ piece. The printing block was carved and then inked, and each print pulled by hand in the time-honored way,” comments Stacy Tabb, artist and co-owner of Boondock Studios.
A limited number of T-Shirts are available for purchase at Boondock Studios. The T-Shirt fabric is a finer quality made from a tri-blend of polyester, combed ring spun combed cotton, and rayon for softness. Each T-Shirt is $25. Boondock Studios is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and is closed on Monday and Tuesday.
“SwantoberFest is a chance for everyone to see what Lakeland has to offer,” says Mary McDonald, community relations director for Suncoast Credit Union. “We are excited to help make this event a destination activity, and we are proud to be a part of this community.”
The Suncoast Credit Union SwantoberFest creates a space in time to unwind, make new friends, learn new customs and sing a few songs. Be there to help tap the inaugural keg at 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, as Lakeland’s Suncoast Credit Union SwantoberFest kicks off!
Suncoast Credit Union has opened a new location in South Lakeland at 6405 South Florida Ave Lakeland, FL 33813. The location in South Lakeland will complement its flagship location in North Lakeland at 919 Lakeland Park Center Dr #360, Lakeland, FL 33809.
Kristin Williams models the T-Shirt commemorating the Suncoast Credit Union SwantoberFest on Sept. 22, 2018
Title Sponsor: Suncoast Credit Union
Artist Sponsor: Boondock Studios
Print Media Sponsor: Ledger Media Group
Radio Media Sponsor: WONN/WPCV/WLKF/WWRZ Radio
Beverage Sponsor: Bernie Little Distributors / Budweiser & Beck’s
German Feast Tent Sponsors: Rotary Club of Lakeland Christina and Lakeland North Rotary Club
Food Sponsors: Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated and Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Autobahn Sponsor: Fields Auto Group – Fields Motorcars (Mercedes) and Fields BMW Lakeland
Family Cool Garten Sponsor: Allen & Company of Florida, Inc.
VIP Experience Sponsor: Swan Brewing
Patron Sponsor: Lakeland Surgical & Diagnostic Centers
Root Beer Garden Sponsor: Got Candy & More Food Truck
Media Partners: LkldNow.com and LKLD Haven Magazine
ABOUT SUNCOAST CREDIT UNION SWANTOBERFEST
The Lakeland Chamber is proud to announce Suncoast Credit Union as the title sponsor of Lakeland’s only Oktoberfest-themed celebration! Like a traditional Oktoberfest, our event will offer sights, sounds, and tastes that are Bavarian-inspired. Lakeland residents will have a chance to celebrate Octoberfest-style in Munn Park in downtown Lakeland on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The Suncoast Credit Union SwantoberFest is a time to unwind and make new friends, learn new customs and sing a few songs. Be there to help tap the inaugural keg at 5 PM on Saturday, September 22, as Lakeland’s Suncoast Credit Union SwantoberFest kicks off! This community-wide event in Munn Park will be free to attend and feature a business expo as an opportunity for Chamber member-investors to engage directly with the community in a family-friendly setting. Activities include German-style competitions, treasure hunt, and live music by The Europa Band. VIP passes will be available for an extra-special experience, including a Child’s VIP pass – think Root Beer Garden! To register as vendor-exhibitor at the event, please click here or at https://bit.ly/2JlSL0m. To learn more about the event, visit the website at SwantoberFest.com.
ABOUT SUNCOAST CREDIT UNION
Suncoast Credit Union is the largest credit union in the state of Florida, the eighth largest in the United States based on membership, and the 12th largest in the United States based on its more than $9.2 billion in assets. Chartered in 1934 as Hillsborough County Teachers Credit Union, Suncoast Credit Union currently operates 65 full-service branches and serves more than 785,000 members in the following Florida counties: Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Dixie, Gilchrist, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota and Sumter. Since its founding in 1990, the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation has raised and donated more than $22 million to organizations and initiatives that support the health, education and emotional well-being of children in the communities that the credit union serves. For more information, visit: suncoastcreditunion.com, Facebook.com/SuncoastCreditUnion or @SuncoastCU
ABOUT THE LAKELAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce represents 1,400-member businesses in the Lakeland area and provides opportunities for networking, professional development and advocacy for companies of all sizes. Five-star accredited by the US Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber upholds the following vision and mission statements: Vision Statement – The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce will be the premier catalyst for the advancement of Lakeland’s economic growth and enhancement of quality of life– creating Florida’s community of choice. Mission Statement – The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization dedicated to creating a climate where business can prosper.