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  • Paint a beach scene, help the cancer society

    Paint your hope in the sand at J&P Pizza in Westminster on Sunday, May 31. When you participate in this "hope through art" fundraiser, you'll help raise money for the American Cancer Society and take home your own original painting. The event will...
  • Cancer charities bilked donors out of $187 million, government says

    Cancer charities bilked donors out of $187 million, government says
    A group of four cancer philanthropies bilked donors across the country out of $187 million, the Federal Trade Commission charged Tuesday in what the agency called one of the largest ever government actions against charity fraud. The four groups named in...
  • Palm Beach County initially OKs road panhandling ban, questions adding jail time

    Palm Beach County initially OKs road panhandling ban, questions adding jail time
    Getting panhandlers off the streets is the goal, but tossing them in jail isn't necessarily the answer. That was the message Tuesday from Palm Beach County commissioners, who moved ahead with a proposed ban to keep panhandlers and others off the roads,...
  • Wethersfield's Hallisey Advances To Sectional

    Pat Hallisey wanted to hit many fairways at the tree-lined local U.S. Open qualifier at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston, Mass., Monday. "It was really tight," said Hallisey, of Wethersfield. "While I was playing I never heard so many clunks of balls from...
  • Career Spotlight: Wendy Friswell, Spirit of Giving

    Career Spotlight: Wendy Friswell, Spirit of Giving
    Who: Wendy Friswell was recently appointed executive director of Spirit of Giving. Her work culminates in many forms of community outreach, including large-scale events such as Spirit of Giving's Back to School Bash and charity sponsorship of The Boca...
  • Q&A with the winners: What makes a great workplace?

    Q&A with the winners: What makes a great workplace?
    South Florida's Top Workplaces stand out because of the way they treat employees. We asked the leaders the three No. 1 employers to discuss management, hiring, training and community work. The three are Bob Denison, founder of Denison Yachts in Dania...
  • Foundation marks 25 years supporting Jewish organizations

    Foundation marks 25 years supporting Jewish organizations
    This year marks the 25th anniversary that local lawyer Ira Leesfield founded the Leesfield Family Foundation. This foundation, based in Miami, is primarily supported through funding from the Leesfield Family with intermittent donations from other sources....
  • Third-annual Landis Cup drives donations

    Spring has sprung, and golfers are ready to get back into the swing of things. Carol Landis is just hoping they sign up for The Landis Cup before they hit the greens. The Landis Cup, now in its third year, has donated more than $127,000 for local and...
  • Run on red noses at Walgreens for charity fundraiser

    Run on red noses at Walgreens for charity fundraiser
    A lot of red noses have been passing through Walgreens stores, and it has nothing to do with spring allergy season. The Deerfield-based drugstore chain has seen a run on comical red foam noses, which it has been selling in advance of the inaugural Red...
  • U.S. Supreme Court is asked to shield major donors in California

    U.S. Supreme Court is asked to shield major donors in California
    A conservative group based in Virginia that fights for free speech and free spending in politics is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris from seeing its list of major donors. Requiring disclosure to "political...
  • Hillary Clinton launches presidential bid

    Hillary Clinton launches presidential bid
    Hillary Rodham Clinton entered the presidential race on Sunday, saying she wants to fight for the economic futures of regular people and ending years of speculation about whether she would redeem the disappointment of her failed 2008 attempt to become the...