TALBOT HOUSE: In a Sunday ceremony, the faith-based homeless services provider placed memorial pavers for four supporters: Beverly Daniel, a “loyal advocate;” Michael Klingaman, an Air Force veteran who spearheaded the Memorial Garden; Capt. Clarence “Clancy” LeMasters, a past president of the organization’s board, and Peggy Watkins, a past president of the Ministerial Alliance.

BETSYE KAY FINCH: The late dancer, known in Lakeland for her dance studio, was remembered at a Manhattan luncheon that launched a scholarship to help Lakeland-area high school seniors pursue careers in dance or musical theater. (No link yet; we’ll add it if the article gets posted online.)

ELSEWHERE: Charlotte Observer – Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, who grew up in Lakeland, was remembered at a memorial service Sunday | Orlando Sentinel – “Reflections on a Lost Post,” a concerto for clairnet and woodwinds by Lakeland’s Howard Buss honoring fallen soldiers, debuts at UCF Thursday.

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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