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5 09, 2019

Tampa Bay area nonprofits preparing to help victims of Hurricane Dorian

By |2019-09-05T03:20:43+00:00September 5th, 2019|News|

ABC Action News Posted: 5:51 PM, Aug 30, 2019 By: Darren Botelho POLK COUNTY, Fla. -- Nonprofits across the Tampa Bay area were busy preparing for Hurricane Dorian on Friday. From the Salvation Army to a homeless shelter in Polk County, staff with these organizations told ABC Action News they were ready to serve [...]

22 06, 2019

More Affordable Housing Units Coming to Lakeland

By |2019-06-22T15:01:50+00:00June 22nd, 2019|News|

Spectrum News 9 Article By Stephanie Claytor PUBLISHED 4:26 PM EDT Jun. 06, 2019 UPDATED 8:37 AM ET Jun. 08, 2019 LAKELAND, Fla. — There's a new option for affordable housing in Lakeland thanks to a recent donation to a homeless aid organization. Vacant apartment complex donated to Talbot House Ministries of Lakeland Will [...]

22 06, 2019

Create Affordable Housing, Without DC’s Input

By |2019-06-22T14:54:59+00:00June 22nd, 2019|News|

By The Ledger Editorial Board Posted Jun 9, 2019 at 12:01 AM An emerging issue on the Democratic side of the 2020 presidential contest is affordable housing, as liberal news websites have noticed. HuffPost reported in March that this issue was on the table in a presidential election for “one of the first times [...]

23 04, 2019

Publix employees serve the homeless

By |2019-04-23T03:21:49+00:00April 23rd, 2019|News|

Our friends from Publix were on site today to help make life a little better for the homeless. Thank you Internal Auditing and Finances teams for the hard work in our garden and for the beautiful landscaping. Even when the skies opened and it poured rain, they kept working, with everyone soaked to [...]

22 02, 2019

For one Lakeland family; Homeless no more

By |2019-02-22T04:55:13+00:00February 22nd, 2019|News|

2/21/2019 For one Lakeland family: Homeless no moreBy Eric PeraLAKELAND – Skating by on Social Security benefits for an autistic son,Charlene Cooper was a heartbeat away from homelessness.A single mother to three girls as well, Cooper somehow managed to make endsmeet. She said her son’s behavior required her full attention, preventing herfrom keeping stable employment.The [...]

23 04, 2018

Gigs and Garland

By |2018-05-09T13:50:42+00:00April 23rd, 2018|News|

Article by The Ledger By The Editorial Board Posted Apr 23, 2018 at 12:01 AM The story of American capitalism is told by its spectacular failures as much as its successes — if only because the duds force manufacturers or consumers to refocus on core products. Ford’s Edsel. Sony’s Betamax. The DeLorean. Zima. The World Football League. Those are just [...]

21 12, 2017

EVERYDAY HERO: Dentist volunteers his service on Fridays

By |2017-12-21T12:57:01+00:00December 21st, 2017|News|

BayNews9 Article By Bill Murphy, Everyday Hero Host This week's Everyday Hero is a dentist who is helping bring smiles to the community as he dedicates his time to helping those in need. Dr. John Ellis is this week's Everyday Hero For the last 11 years, he has treated patients for free Want to nominate [...]

15 10, 2017

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

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

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 [...]

13 10, 2017

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

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

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, [...]

18 09, 2017

Former NBA player to speak at Talbot House event

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

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 [...]

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