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  • Light-up gear for after-dark activities

    WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. Three years ago, Shelly Fisher's medical-identification-bracelets company in this small town outside Philadelphia, Hope Paige Designs L.L.C., had just started to hit its stride. Her goal to create jewelry designed not only to...
  • Alfond Inn hosts 5 chefs for 5 charities

    Alfond Inn hosts 5 chefs for 5 charities
    Few national cuisines make use of the lowly potato the way Irish cooks do. The true Irish St. Patrick's Day reveler would never sully their beer with emerald green food coloring. But you can count on the faithful to make sure potatoes in one form or...
  • Philanthropic naming rights, and naming wrongs

    Philanthropic naming rights, and naming wrongs
    Poor David Geffen. By giving $100 million to New York's Lincoln Center to rename Avery Fisher Hall after himself, he's become the new focus of a philanthropic debate that has gone on for decades. There are three schools of thought when it comes to big-...
  • Will Clinton's experience be a liability?

    Will Clinton's experience be a liability?
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state was supposed to be a central argument for her forthcoming run for president. Her globe-trotting record as the nation's chief diplomat, her role championing women's empowerment and gay rights, and her...
  • Barbara Schmidt advocates for inner peace

    Barbara and Dick Schmidt keep three sets of schedules: his, hers and the Schmidt Family Foundation. The largesse of Dick Schmidt's family fortune continues to be seen and felt all over town. Florida Atlantic University has the Charles E. Schmidt name on...
  • Help Squad: Do you know about these tax facts?

    Help Squad: Do you know about these tax facts?
    As everyone knows only too well, April 15 is rapidly approaching. In preparation for tax day, Help Squad reached out to two CPAs for some professional advice on your behalf: Julie Martin, a Glenview-based CPA, and Curtis Webley of Webley's Accounting...
  • Op-Ed: Negotiating with an eye toward the future

    “How can you sit silently by while others throw stones at you?” It’s a frequent question from those who champion the merits and value of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, as we work through routine contract negotiations with labor unions....
  • Ex-Cabinet official Donna Shalala to lead Clinton Foundation as Hillary pursues presidency

    Ex-Cabinet official Donna Shalala to lead Clinton Foundation as Hillary pursues presidency
    Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala has been tapped to run the Clinton Foundation as Hillary Rodham Clinton prepares for her expected 2016 presidential campaign and the philanthropy faces scrutiny of its fundraising practices....
  • Geneva student's Hear the Cheers campaign to kick off in March

    Geneva student's Hear the Cheers campaign to kick off in March
    Ian Hanson, a freshman at Geneva High School, plays football in the fall, basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring. He shoots a couple rounds of outdoor hockey with his friends on the weekends. And, like most high schoolers, he somehow...
  • Will younger generation shake things up at Central Florida charities?

    Will younger generation shake things up at Central Florida charities?
    A new, younger crop of top executives is taking over leadership at many of Central Florida's key nonprofit organizations — from the American Red Cross to the YMCA — in a reflection of the improving economy and baby boomers' hitting...
  • Bid, bid, bid for the home team (jerseys) nets success for Lehigh Valley Phantoms, IronPigs

    At the end of the seventh inning for six Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs home games a season, employees working the jersey auction tables on the Coca-Cola Park concourse once had to do their best WWE imitations. They had to wrestle clipboards and pens...