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January 11, 2016

Bok Tower Gardens Recruits Volunteers at Job Fair Jan. 15

LAKE WALES, FLA. - Ready to learn new skills, meet new people, and have fun? Join the staff of Bok Tower Gardens at the annual Volunteer Job Fair on Friday, January 15 at 2 p.m.

Information will be available from a variety of the Gardens' departments that offer volunteer opportunities. Once a volunteer donates 50 hours of service or more, they earn a membership to the Gardens, a tour of the Singing Tower, and numerous other benefits.

"This is a great opportunity for individuals of all ages to learn new things, make wonderful friends, and have a rewarding experience all while having fun," explains Visitor Services & Volunteer Manager Rachel Henderson.

Garden guides will be trained to lead daily tours of the historic Olmsted gardens and docents are needed to conduct tours of Pinewood Estate, the 20-room Mediterranean-style mansion. Other volunteer opportunities include: Information Desk hosts, weddings and special events, shuttle drivers, gardening and horticulture assistance, Café, Gift Shop, Plant Shop, clerical assistance, and more.

To R.S.V.P. for the Job Fair or to learn more about volunteer opportunities at Bok Tower Gardens, visit or contact Rachel Henderson at or (863) 734.1211.

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About Bok Tower Gardens:
Voted Florida's best garden, Bok Tower Gardens is a National Historic Landmark located 10 miles from LEGOLAND Florida, 55 miles southwest of Orlando and 60 miles east of Tampa near Lake Wales in Central Florida's rolling hills of citrus. The Gardens are open every day of the year from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Visitor Center, Café and Gift Shop are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults and $3 for ages 5-12. Members and children under 5 are admitted free. LEGOLAND ticket holders will receive free admission for children under 12. For more information, contact Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales, FL 33853; (863) 676-1408; or visit

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