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KEEP HIGHWAY PARK BEAUTIFUL - HP Neighborhood Council - Dedicated to preserving & restoring Highway Park, FL
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  CONTACT INFORMATION:
TEL: 863/318-7481!!
MAILING: P O BOX 1768, LAKE PLACID, FL 33862

FREE GED CLASS REGISTRATION JUNE 17 - JUNE 19 FROM 9:00AM - 1:00PM AT 106 WASHINGTON STREET..VILLAGE GREEN RESOURCE CENTER

COMING SOON: ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY THROUGH THE FDOT

GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN UP - FDOT KEEP OUR PARADISE LITTER FREE - DRIVE IT HOME TRASH OFF ..SATURDAY 5/30/2015...JOIN US AT 106 WASHINGTON STREET FOR ASSIGNMENTS, SUPPLIES, & TOOLS. 

READY TO EARN YOUR GED? IT'S FREE & RIGHT IN YOUR OWN NEIGHBORHOOD. PLEASE CONTACT US TODAY. 


FOUNDERS' DAY CELEBRATION 2015...
SATURDAY OCTOBER 24 with 418 Reggae/Soca Band, Health Fair, Classic Car Show, Live Entertainment, workshops, food, & fun for the entire family..
Washington Street - Williams Street
Highway Park

Vendors Wanted: $25 Arts/crafts/novelties
$40 Food Vendors (must have Dept. of Health permit)
Call: Teddy at 863/441-5008



TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015 - HIGHLANDS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SIGNED A MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH THE FLORIDA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION WHICH MOVES FORWARD  $727,599 IN FUNDING TO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT LANDSCAPING FROM OLD STATE ROAD 8 TO SOUTH MAIN STREET IN FRONT OF THE HIGHWAY PARK COMMUNITY ON US HWY 27. THIS IS THE HIGHWAY PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL & KEEP HIGHWAY PARK BEAUTIFUL IN ACTION!!

SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015 GRAND OPENING OF VILLAGE GREEN COMMUNITY PARK & RESOURCE CENTER. Right to left: Commissioner Don Elwell, AC Kendrix, Tiffany Green, President HPNG, Bishop Major Callahan, Vice President Sarah Sholtz, Mrs. Lystra Callahan, Mrs. Shirley Harris, Evie Colon-Executive Director HPNG, Mr. John Rousch- S Fl State College...BACK ROW:  Teddy Callahan-Treasurer, Janice Allen-Event Planner HPNG

MANY THANKS TO PUBLIX SUPERMARKETS FOR THE ICE CREAM SOCIAL..& pATTY McFetridge of FINISHING TOUCH BLINDS  for the contribution of window coverings for the Village Green. PLEASE SHOP THESE LOCAL STORES!!!

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Sankofa Dance Theater performs at Highway Park
Tomika Boone, leading the Sankofa Dance Theater of Savannah, Ga., dances at Highway Park's Founders' Day Celebration, on Saturday, October 25th, 2014.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR 2ND ANNUAL FOUNDERS' DAY CELEBRATION..OCTOBER 24, 2015.  VILLAGE GREEN COMMUNITY PARK, MLK SPORTS FIELD, LOCAL CHURCHES...FREE ENTRY!!



2 roll off dumpsters of trash collected - April 25 GAC/FDOT clean up

NEW GAC CLEAN UP - SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015. MEET AT 106 WASHINGTON ST.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DRIVE IT HOME - KEEP OUR PARADISE LITTER FREE CAMPAIGN...
PLEASE SIGN UP ...CALL 863/441-5008 OR 863/458-6738


CALL STATEWIDE LITTER HOTLINE: 1-800-226-5488 AND REPORT PROBLEMS...IT'S YOUR PARADISE TOO.   


LEARN2EARN - Calling all Junior & Senior High School students. Submit your application, drop by our Grand Opening and fill out your application or contact us if you are interested in our LEARN2EARN Apprenticeship program. Must maintain GPA of 2.25 or above. Parent(s) must sign approval form. Candidates must not be on any form of disciplinary action at your local high school. Let us teach you how to prepare for your future with a "REAL WORLD" opportunity. Successful student will have a letter of recommendation for college and or highschool. 

Let us help you prepare for the next stage of your future!!
- Grant Writing
- Entrepreneurship
- Excel, Publisher, Office, PowerPoint
- Project Planning
- Agenda design & meeting management
- Customer Service techniques
- Résumé Writing
- Research & Documentation
- Marketing

PAST EVENTS!! - SEE VIDEO CLIPS BELOW
OR CONNECT WITH US ON FACEBOOK

HIGHWAY PARK RISING GALA 2015. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2015..SUN N LAKES COUNTRY CLUB was a phenomenal success!! 


MANY THANKS TO BUSCH GARDENS for donating tickets for the silent auction at our 4th Annual Highway Park Rising Gala.
http://seaworldparks.com/en/Busch Gardens-Tampa/

MANY THANKS TO WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORTS 

MANY THANKS TO JANICE & EUGENE ALLEN for donating their lovely condo at Wyndham in Pompano Beach for the 4th of July weekend to our silent auction. 

MANY THANKS TO UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS
http://www.universoulcircus.com/#!our-show/c1vn8
for the donation of 8 tickets for the 4th Annual Highway Park Rising Gala. 

DONATIONS/GRANTS 2015
- KAB/FLORIDA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION $15000
- LAKE PLACID NOON ROTARY $1000
- SEAWORLD/BUSCH GARDENS (4TH GALA) SILENT AUCTION 
- UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS (4TH ANNUAL GALA) SILENT AUCTION
- MIKE RIDER ATTNY $250 (4TH ANNUAL GALA)
- SEMINOLE BRIGHTON COUNCIL $1000 (4TH ANNUAL GALA)
- GLADES ELECTRIC (4TH ANNUAL GALA) $250


KEEP HIGHWAY PARK BEAUTIFUL HAS WON THE PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL BILL NASH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND MANAGEMENT. ACCEPTED 1/30/15 AT KAB CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON D.C. (OMNI SHOREHAM HOTEL)

MANY THANKS TO FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, KEEP FLORIDA BEAUTIFUL, AND GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT FOR $15,000 GRANT  AWARDED TO KEEP HIGHWAY PARK BEAUTIFUL TO FINALIZE "THE VILLAGE GREEN" COMMUNITY PARK & RESOURCE CENTER.

THANKS TO KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL/LOWE'S FOR $10000 GRANT  TOWARD OUR VILLAGE GREEN COMMUNITY PARK & RESOURCE CENTER.

MANY THANKS TO THE MASON G. SMOAK FOUNDATION FOR A $1250 GRANT TO SUPPORT OUR VILLAGE GREEN RESOURCE CENTER. 


THANKS TO THE CITY OF FT. MEADE FOR HELPING WITH 15 COMMERCIAL CANDY CANES FOR OUR COMMERCIAL DISTRICT...FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY DISPLAY 2014.

MANY THANKS TO SUNTRUST BANK FOR SPONSORING OUR FOUNDERS' DAY CELEBRATION.

MANY THANKS TO THE SEMINOLE BRIGHTON COUNCIL FOR SPONSORING OUR FOUNDERS DAY CELEBRATION AND OUR 4TH ANNUAL HP RISING GALA 2015

THANKS TO THE FLORIDA DIVISION OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS FOR THEIR GRANT TO HELP FUND OUR FOUNDERS' DAY CELEBRATION IN OCTOBER 2014














































MANY THANKS TO  DOW INDUSTRIES/KAB $1815 GRANT!! FUNDS WERE USED TO PAINT AND REFRESH THE STAR CENTER, GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND OTHER HISTORIC BUILDINGS. 




ALL COMMUNITY CLEANUP ON 10/16/14 WAS GREAT!! 3 DUMPSTERS OF TRASH AND OLD TIRES WERE REMOVED FROM E.A. SMITH AVENUE AND VISION STREETS. LOOK FOR OTHER GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN UPS IN 2015. 

COMING SOON: HIGHWAY PARK RISING GALA 2015, FEBRUARY 28. MARK YOUR CALENDARS. ALL FUNDS ARE USED TO CONTINUE OUR RESTORATION OF OUR BELOVED COMMUNITY OF HIGHWAY PARK.

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Sankofa Dance Theater performs at Highway Park
Tomika Boone, leading the Sankofa Dance Theater of Savannah, Ga., dances at Highway Park's Founders' Day Celebration, on Saturday, October 25th, 2014.
KAB NATIONAL TREE PLANTING  - 12 PALM TREES PLANTED AT WASHINGTON STREET AND CRESTMORE. 

 



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Dedication of Christmas tree interview
1st community Christmas Tree installation

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Home Repairs at Highway Park
Christian outreach performed by church in Highway Park.
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juanitadedication
   
 

Parks & a clean community means happy, healthy kids and brighter futures!!  

 
HIghway Park Fishing & Picnic area
Children's activitiesAt the heart of what we do is improving lives by transforming our community..Join US 


 OUR SINCERE APPRECIATION TO OUR SPONSORS AND GRANTERS!!!



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Lou Daniels
Lou Daniels reminisces about Highway Park. This was part of Highway Park's Pioneer Days, that took place in October, 2014.

FOUNDERS' DAY 2014 WAS PHENOMENAL!!

Have you noticed a Highway Park sign on US Hwy 27?  Another initiative and collaboration with Highlands County and the Florida Department of Transportation. 

More work on the historic cemetery coming soon. 


EXCAVATION POINT - $200 VALUE LAND CLEARING

SCOTT SIGNIOUS - ELECTRIC CONTRACTING
C & C PLUMBING - PLUMBING SERVICES
MILLER CENTRAL AIR - AIR CONDITIONING



SPECIAL THANKS TO: NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY CHURCH, ACTION REVIVAL FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER, THE MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE, HP CEMETERY ASSOCIATION, SHILOH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, THE HAWTHORNE FAMILY (SLEM DEVELOPMENT CORP), WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, BETHEL AME CHURCH, AND WINGS OF FAITH.  





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The Kids of Lake Placid, Florida Interact Club
Teddy Callahan interviews kids from Lake Placid's Interact Club, who give back to their community in various ways.
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Help us upgrade the Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Field. We need a water fountain, concession stand, scoreboard, and covered seating.    Please attend and lend your support. 




Join us for the 4th Annual Highway Park Charity Ball. Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Sun n Lakes Golf & Country Club.. 5223 Sun n Lakes Blvd., Sebring, FL 

6:30PM - 12:00 Midnight

Live Band, Fine dining, great speakers, raffle, & More Fun

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