Talbot House Ministries’ Bob Alexander known for his compassion, guidance

The Ledger Article By Paul Catala LAKELAND — Ruth Drawdy is proud to stand next to the man who not only has become her friend but has also helped inspire and give her hope. Speaking near the cafeteria of Talbot House Ministries, Drawdy praised the care, compassion and attention Bob Alexander has offered her [...]

By | 2017-10-30T22:00:52+00:00 October 15th, 2017|News|

People & changes: Hirings, promotions and movements of Polk business people

By Compiled by The Ledger George W. Tinsley Sr. has been elected to the Talbot House Ministries board of directors. Tinsley is CEO of PenGeo, Tinsley Group, Tinsley Bridgeman and Tinsley Family Concessions, collectively Tampa Bay’s third-largest black-owned enterprise, and one of the nation’s fastest growing independent restaurant conglomerates with 65 restaurants, including KFC, [...]

By | 2017-10-30T22:05:07+00:00 October 13th, 2017|News|

Former NBA player to speak at Talbot House event

The Lakeland Ledger By Eric Pera LAKELAND – Former NBA forward Dwight E. Davis is the keynote speaker at this year’s annual banquet to raise funds for Talbot House Ministries in Lakeland. The dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at the RP Funding Center, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland. The event [...]

By | 2017-10-30T22:07:27+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News|

Polk Sheriff’s Office guides homeless to local shelters

The Lakeland Ledger By Gary White LAKELAND — Homeless shelters in Polk County were gearing up Saturday for an influx of people seeking refuge from Hurricane Irma, as Polk County Sheriff’s deputies fanned out around the county to help those without homes find a safe place to ride out the storm. Dale Stabler, a [...]

By | 2017-10-30T22:11:26+00:00 September 9th, 2017|News|

People & changes: Hirings, promotions and movements of Polk business people

By Compiled by The Ledger Derek Oxford, certified financial planner, CPS Investment Advisors, recently received a Polk Emerging Leaders Award for his dedication and commitment to the Polk County community. Derek is the 2017 chairman of Emerge Lakeland. He recently moderated an Emerge Lakeland event, “Coffee with the Candidates,” which gave local commission candidates, [...]

By | 2017-10-30T22:13:32+00:00 August 18th, 2017|News|

Brenda Reddout open to moving Talbot House, but more interested in serving

Six months into her new position, Reddout already has made some significant changes to the way Talbot House addresses homelessness. By Eric Pera LAKELAND - Brenda Reddout is helping lead efforts in Polk County to reduce homelessness and administer to the needs of the down and out.   Reddout, a former Polk School Board [...]

By | 2017-06-24T19:59:59+00:00 January 19th, 2017|News|