Ron Clark Receives Prestigious 2016 George Jenkins Award
We are so very proud to announce that Ron Clark was honored with the 2016 George Jenkins Award at the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Ed Crenshaw, CEO of Publix Super Markets presented the award, which is given to Chamber members who exemplify outstanding business characteristics and entrepreneurial spirit.
Ron is known for his considerable involvement in the Lakeland community. He has served as the Chairman of the United Way of Central Florida, the Lakeland Chamber and Polk Vision, as well as president of Lakeland Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Polk County.
Upon accepting this prestigious award, Ron exclaimed, “I couldn’t be more ecstatic to receive an award with George Jenkins’ name on it because of what he and his company have done for Florida and the rest of the U.S. Lakeland is the greatest place in the world, and I’m blessed to have my children and grandchildren here.”