The Ledger Media Group will host the inaugural Best of the Best Polk County awards program and event.

Best of the Best Polk, is a voting procedure to honor the community's favorite businesses in Polk County, Florida and the products, services and experiences they provide.

Now through August 3, 2016 The Ledger readers can vote for their favorite businesses in Polk County online at or in certain editions of The Ledger.  Winners will be announced at an awards banquet on Thursday, September 22, 2016.  The results will then be published in a special edition inserted in The Ledger on Friday, September 23 and posted on

One lucky voter will win $500.00. Official Rules: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER: To be eligible to win the 2016 Best of the Best in Polk County, businesses must have a physical address in Polk County. To vote and be eligible for the $500.00 prize, at least 25 categories must be filled in. For complete rules, go to

For more information, please contact Nanay Pittman at or 863-802-7412.