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KEEP HIGHWAY PARK BEAUTIFUL - HP NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL - Dedicated to preserving & restoring Highway Park, FL


  CONTACT INFORMATION:
TEL: 863/318-7481!! 
CELL: 863/840-2995
MAILING: P O BOX 1678, LAKE PLACID, FL 33862
Physical Address: 106 Washington Street, LP 33852
highwaypark@yahoo.com


 






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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.
5th & Final Gala5th gala 20165th Gala5th gala...5th Gala 2016
HP RISING GALA HP RISING GALAHP RISING GALA 2014HP RISING GALA 20121ST ANNUAL HP RISING GALA
JULY - SEPT. 2016: PROJECT GREEN THUMB TO RESTORE FRUIT TREES IN OUR COMMUNITY SPONSORED BY KAB/UPS..CALL 863/840-2995 TO SIGN UP.
Seminole Brighton CouncilHighlands County Tourist DevelopmentCoca ColaFlorida Beverage AssociationHighlands Citrus Growers Association
Ace Home Health CarePublix SupermarketsCharles & Anne Reynolds1st Baptist Church of Lake PlacidFlorida Department of Health - Highlands
U. S. SUGAR (CLEWISTON, FL)
DR. PEPPER SNAPPLE
SPONSORS/WELL WISHERS  2016: 
"SUPPORT THESE SPONSORS WHO ARE SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT OF OUR COMMUNITY"

KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL/UPS - GREEN THUMB PROJECT TO RESTORE FRUIT TREES
FLORIDA BLUE - SPONSORING 3RD ANNUAL FOUNDERS' DAY HEALTH FAIR
SUNTRUST BANK - 3RD ANNUAL FOUNDERS DAY NOVEMBER 12, 2016
FLORIDA DIVISION OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS - SPONSORING 3RD ANNUAL FOUNDERS DAY 
WAUCHULA STATE BANK
ALAN JAY AUTOMOTIVE 
SEMINOLE BRIGHTON COUNCIL
LAKE PLACID NOON ROTARY
LAKE PLACID CARETAKERS
VISION ENTERTAINMENT
HIGHLANDS COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
JAMES FANSLER
LAKE PLACID CHARTER & GUIDE
HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK
SWANN FUNERAL HOME
VISION ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Y. KEFENSE  MCCOY ESQ - ATTORNEY  
ANNE & CHARLES REYNOLDS FOUNDATION
LION COUNTRY SAFARI
SEAWORLD & AQUATICA
THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS OF THE 2ND ANNUAL FOUNDERS DAY CELEBRATION, OCTOBER 24, 2015
UFG - Founders Day 2015
UFG - Founders Day 2015
University of Fl Gospel Choir
418 Band - Founders Day 2015
418 Band - Founders Day 2015
NE FL best Reggae/Soca Band
KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL CONFERENCE
KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL CONFERENCE
WASHINGTON DC..FEBRUARY 2015
BILL NASH AWARD
2014 Award
BILL NASH AWARD
ALL STATEWIDE LITTER HOTLINE: 1-800-226-5488 AND REPORT PROBLEMS...IT'S YOUR PARADISE TOO.   


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GACGACCemetery CleanupGreat American CleanupGreat American Cleanup
Cemetery Clean UpGreat American Clean UpSnapple Dr. Pepper BinSnapple - Dr. Pepper BinSnapple - Dr. Pepper Bin
 

FOUNDERS' DAY CELEBRATION 2016...
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016  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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OTHER HPNG/KEEP HIGHWAY PARK BEAUTIFUL PROJECTS

PAST EVENTS!! - SEE VIDEO CLIPS BELOW
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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
- MASON G SMOAK FOUNDATION $1250
- 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. 





COMING SOON: HIGHWAY PARK RISING GALA 2015, FEBRUARY 27. MARK YOUR CALENDARS. ALL FUNDS ARE USED TO CONTINUE OUR RESTORATION OF OUR BELOVED COMMUNITY OF HIGHWAY PARK.




KAB NATIONAL TREE PLANTING  - 12 PALM TREES PLANTED AT WASHINGTON STREET AND CRESTMORE. 



 VIDEOS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wvU5UIuztA



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Home Repairs at Highway Park
Christian outreach performed by church in Highway Park.
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Dedication of Christmas tree interview
1st community Christmas Tree installation

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juanitadedication
   
 
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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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Lou Daniels
Lou Daniels reminisces about Highway Park. This was part of Highway Park's Pioneer Days, that took place in October, 2014.
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Parks & a clean community means happy, healthy kids and brighter futures!!  

 

At the heart of what we do is improving lives by transforming our community..Join US 


 OUR SINCERE APPRECIATION TO OUR SPONSORS AND GRANTERS!!!




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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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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