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  • Volunteer helps get the word out

    Name: Jennifer Martinez Age: 33 Residence: Wellington Birthplace: West Palm Beach Family: Husband, Gil; daughters, Madison and Annabelle Career: President of JLM Communications, a public relations, marketing and event planning firm Organization: The...
  • Charities request a piece of the pie

    Thirty-nine nonprofits, from Boca's ballet company and arts festival to the food kitchen and animal shelter, asked the city for $694,000 in grants for the upcoming year, many upping their requests by thousands of dollars, which isn't unusual. Speakers...
  • Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]

    Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]
    I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley, Calif. in...
  • Lawyers, not doctors, push medical pot: My Word

    This November, Florida voters will decide the fate of Amendment 2, which would allow marijuana to be recommended for medical purposes. If passed, this amendment would be enshrined in the state's constitution, and essentially, Florida could not turn back....
  • Event preps supporters for Making Strides walk

    The American Cancer Society recently had an organizing event to fire up volunteers in advance of the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The event, staged at the Seminole Hard Rock's Bongos Cuban Cafe in Hollywood, featured presentations...
  • Hampton Garden Club lends green thumbs to project [Towson]

    Earlier in the week, I was delighted to meet Joy Stepcich at Talmar Gardens and Horticultural Therapy Center in Cromwell Valley Park. Stepcich, who chairs the project committee with the Hampton Garden Club, was excited to see the results of the garden...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Annapolis Language Bank Volunteers who are fluent in a second language are needed to welcome area visitors who might have difficulty communicating in English. These volunteers also are sometimes called upon by public safety officials, health...
  • Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014

    Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders<br/> May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014
    Passed peacefully in his home on April 14, 2014.  Dick was born May 31, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Arthur and Bessie (Mangum) Saunders. Dick was raised along with his older brother Arthur, in Auburn, New Hampshire by his paternal...
  • Cullison trying to lead Manchester Valley to big things

    Cullison trying to lead Manchester Valley to big things
    Sarah Cullison started her sports career playing soccer and softball in the North Carroll Rec Council, but she liked the faster pace of soccer, so she soon switched from softball to lacrosse. Now, the senior is a top-notch defender for Manchester Valley&...
  • On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving

     On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving
    While the Road Kings of Burbank is an organization best known for the numerous car shows it presents and its invaluable annual participation in Burbank on Parade, what many residents may not be aware of is the car club's long-standing commitment to...
  • Three win Amanda Post student athlete scholarships [Clarksville]

    This week's news seems mostly all about winners. Everybody wants to be a winner and it's nice when everyone can win. Sometimes struggling to compete makes you a winner even without a trophy or ribbon. Congratulations to all who struggle in the race of...