High School High Tech’s Excellent Adventure


On Friday, May 5th, CIL’s High School High Tech students from Polk County celebrated the successful completion of the school year with a field trip to Universal Studios in Orlando. The trip was made possible thanks to a grant by the Harper Family Foundation as well as the GiveWell Community Foundation for funding the program. … Continue reading High School High Tech’s Excellent Adventure

Project SEARCH Participants Achieve Success


The first Project SEARCH program in Polk County has seen success in meeting its goals for acquiring employment opportunities for its participants. Prior to graduation in May, 75% of participants have already been hired by Lakeland Regional Health and other organizations such as FitLife Foods, Cracker Barrel, and Cardinal Health. Once hired, students continue their … Continue reading Project SEARCH Participants Achieve Success

A Ramp to Freedom


On Saturday, February 11th, volunteers from the Casselberry Rotary Club joined the RAMPAGE by starting construction on a ramp for 13-year Navy veteran Karen Norton. Cuhaci & Peterson Architects supported the designs for the ramp and food was donated by Chick-Fil-A. Watch Karen’s story below On Friday, February 17th members of the Seminole County Professional … Continue reading A Ramp to Freedom

SEARCHing for Success


Lakeland Regional Health has partnered with the Polk County Public Schools, Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Inc., Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council to pilot an internship program for students with disabilities ages 18-22 years old. Project SEARCH at Lakeland Regional Health has opened the first site in … Continue reading SEARCHing for Success