For the Love…of Learning 2019 Auction Items

For the Love…of Learning 2019 was a success! The annual benefit is held to raise scholarship funds for students enrolled in LRC programs. The evening includes a silent auction featuring an eclectic display of items. If you weren’t able to make it to our event on February 16, you’re in luck! You now have the opportunity to purchase these items at the minimum price.

These unique items are available through Friday, March 1. If you’re interested in any of them, please call the LRC office at 863-688-9477.

Alabama Man Cave Sign

Price: $125
($200 value)
Roll Tide! Show your Bama pride with this man cave establishment sign.

FSU Man Cave Sign

Price: $125
($200 value)
Bleed garnet and gold? Grab this great Noles decor to bring the Tomahawk to your favorite room.

John Wayne “Life’s Hard, It’s Even Harder When You’re Stupid” Picture

Price: $250
($300 value)
From the 1949 movie Sands of Iwo Jima this quote from The Duke deserves a place of honor.

Bruce Springsteen “The Boss” Picture

Price: $250
($300 value)
You don’t have to be “Born in the USA” to love this one. Take home this picture of “The Boss” today.

Alice Cooper Record Art

Price: $30
($100 value)
Unique record art by Bill Lawrence. The 33 1/3 record now bears the resemblance of Alice Cooper.

Large Cal Art Golf Statue

Price: $250
($3,500 value)
Calling all golf enthusiasts! This eye-catcher is sure to bring some fun to the garden or game room.

If you are interested in any of these items, please call the LRC office between 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at 863-688-9477.

LRC Aims to Raise Scholarship Funds for Students at 2019 Benefit

The Learning Resource Center will host its annual For the Love…of Learning benefit to aid local students on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 7-10 p.m. at the Lake Hollingsworth home of Bob and Nancy Georges.

This evening, presented by Publix Super Markets Charities, is aimed at raising LRC scholarship funds for deserving students and will feature entertainment from The Grateful Alive, hors d’oeuvres by Terrie Lobb Catering, libations and a world-class silent auction.

The 44-year academic nonprofit will recognize the Lynn Grady Family as the 2019 Honoree. Honorees are supporters who have assisted in expanding and extending the LRC mission of helping students maximize their learning potential.

Publix Super Markets Charities has been named the leading sponsor, while CenterState Bank, City of Lakeland, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, Bank of Central Florida, Payne Air Conditioning & Heating, Clifton Larson Allen LLP, Mark Thompson, Drs. Dorsey and Sandy Hightower, Register Construction & Engineering, and Brad and Colleen Burton are additional event sponsors.

Those interested in attending may purchase tickets at for $80.00. Other ways to support this cause for education include becoming a sponsor, donating silent auction items, bestowing a scholarship or contributing to the LRC Endowment Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation.