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HOMELESS: Mayor Bill Mutz says he will will continue pressing to fund a coordinated effort to reduce homelessness in Lakeland. Four steps recommended unanimously by a steering committee that included service providers and business leaders would cost $195k I Our previous article

FLORENCE HELP: Eighteen Lakeland Electric line workers leave for Myrtle Beach, S.C., early Saturday to help with Hurricane Florence recovery. (Utility companies often travel to assist during disasters, and I am grateful for Dothan, Ala., crews getting power back to my central Lakeland neighborhood on the 11th day without power after Hurricane Irma last year.)

DANCE: Florida Dance Theatre celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with three events starting with “Peter Pan” 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at Branscomb Auditorium, a collaboration with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra | Florida Dance Theatre website

THEATER: Lakeland Community Theatre performs “Shrek, The Musical” the next three weekends.