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  • HB Wavecresters model for charity

    An evening of fun and fashion drew scores of business-minded women July 17 to the Huntington Beach Hotel for the HB Wavecresters annual fundraiser. The ballroom, brimming with excitement, featured camaraderie, cocktails and style set against a...
  • Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs

    Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs
    In recent months, some of the most successful business gurus in Central Florida have teamed up on a project that won't earn them a dime. In fact, it's costing them money. But members of the new Entrepreneurs In Action initiative are getting a...
  • An income cap might not be so crazy

    An income cap might not be so crazy
    Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...
  • Foundation awards $3.1 million to nonprofits in Palm Beach, Martin counties

    The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties just approved $3.1 million in competitive grants to 38 local nonprofits, including $337,000 for groups from south Palm Beach County. That's double the amount of competitive grants awarded a year...
  • Glencoe's North Shore Exchange has huge fundraising year

    Glencoe's North Shore Exchange has huge fundraising year
    For 88 years, the thrift shop run by the Women's Library Club of Glencoe was staffed by volunteers tasked with collecting village residents' donations of used clothing and furniture, with the resale profits benefiting charities. But by 2012, employees...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Grant Aids Families Coping With Parent In Prison

    A grant of $206,243 to provide assistance to families whose lives have been affected by having a loved one in prison has been awarded to Families in Crisis by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grant will allow the agency to launch new...
  • Maxine Waters, Other Lawmakers Press FCC for Diversity in Merger Reviews

    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and 51 other lawmakers, including members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are pressing the FCC to ensure that upcoming mergers include "enforceable commitments" to boost media ownership, programming, advertising and...
  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down. Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary. The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
  • On the Town: Foothill Civitan Club hosts annual Casino Night

    On the Town: Foothill Civitan Club hosts annual Casino Night
    For the past 34 years, it has been a "sure-thing" bet for numerous local charitable organizations as well as community event and program facilitators that the members of the Foothill Civitan Club of Burbank could be counted on for financial support....
  • Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County

    Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County
    Catholic Charities wants to care for about 50 children from Central America at a campus in Baltimore County, seeking a role in the immigration crisis even though the consideration of other sites in Maryland has met with fierce local opposition. The...
  • Navy Pier gift memorializes family business

    Navy Pier gift memorializes family business
    A Chicago philanthropic family whose scrappy appliance and furniture stores were known for hard bargaining and oddball promotions on Wednesday announced a $20 million gift to Navy Pier Inc., one of the largest donations to a local nonprofit in recent...