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  • UCF athletics receives record $4 million gift

    UCF athletics receives record $4 million gift
    UCF athletics received a record $4 million gift from the Wayne Densch Charitable Trust. The gift will go toward the construction of the new Wayne Densch Center for Student-Athlete Leadership. The new center will be located on the east side of Bright...
  • Church tax-exempt status enhances society: Front Burner

    Religious institutions have been exempt from tax in the United States since colonial times. The current tax exemption — provided for in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code — for churches includes synagogues and mosques, and their...
  • High schools' charity drives are big business

    High schools' charity drives are big business
    Twenty years ago, John Gorleski and Regina Manley came up with a $2 million idea, only the two Highland Park High School faculty members didn't know it at the time. "Regina [now retired] and I sponsored the student senate, which did different service...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'

    Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will receive this year's Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award on Thursday during the annual Babe's Birthday Bash. Each year, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation gives the award to recognize "an active or former...
  • Be.group responds to lawsuit

    Be.group responds to lawsuit
    A senior-facility operator wants a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to let it collect money from a future sale of Twelve Oaks Lodge — the surprise closure of which caused controversy late last year — according to court documents filed last...
  • On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night

    On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night
    Members of the Burbank chapter of National Charity League were joined by their family members, friends and supporters as well as school and city officials for an evening of fun and fundraising at the Castaway restaurant this past week. Mothers in the...
  • On the Town: Foundation's ball is a real gem; Founders' Day celebration; "Above the Fold" at Pasadena Playhouse

    On the Town: Foundation's ball is a real gem; Founders' Day celebration; "Above the Fold" at Pasadena Playhouse
    Guests at the Dancing with Diamonds gala rocked the night away on Friday at the Glendale Educational Foundation's annual ball. Representing the diamond theme, two half-carat diamond rings were given to drawing winners, who purchased champagne flutes for a...
  • Interview: After 'Lone Survivor,' Taylor Kitsch continues to serve

    Interview: After 'Lone Survivor,' Taylor Kitsch continues to serve
    Taylor Kitsch was approached recently by an energetic military veteran in a hole-in-the-wall bar in Austin, Texas. The veteran wanted to let Kitsch know how much his film “Lone Survivor” — based on the nonfiction book about U.S. Navy...
  • How to avoid charity scams

    The charity fraud charges filed this week against TV personality Don Tollefson are a reminder to be cautious when donating to a cause, no matter how wonderful it may sound and no matter how trustworthy the pitchman may seem. Don't become starstruck and...
  • Blackstone donates $3.5 million to spur entrepreneurship

    One of the nation's largest private equity firms is scheduled to announce Friday that it is giving $3.5 million to create a joint entrepreneurship program at USC, UCLA and UC Irvine. The donation from the charitable arm of New York-based Blackstone...
  • Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents

    Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents
    The Abell Foundation, best known for its charitable work battling poverty in Baltimore, went to court this week over a very different venture: designing hybrid engines for vehicles. Over the past 15 years, the foundation quietly became a player in the...