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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

B Street Pavilion Dedicated in Memory of Albert Hawkins Jr.


Last updated 7/24/2019 at 10:43am

Chevon Baccus

Family cuts ceremonial ribbon to dedicate Albert Hawkins Jr. Pavilion at B Street Center

Family and Friends of Albert Hawkins Jr. gathered Saturday, July 20 to honor his memory and dedicate a pavilion in his name. Hawkins died in December 2017 at the age of 79.

The pavilion is located next to the B Street Community Center in Lake Wales where Hawkins spent countless hours serving the community.

Alice Sanders coordinated the tributes to "Hawk," made by representatives of various churches, the Green and Gold Foundation, his Roosevelt High School Class of 1956 classmates, the City of Lake Wales and other groups.

Classmates Eddye Jean Rivers and Iba Lee Ford spoke of the importan...

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