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  • Emanuel's donors respond

    Emanuel's donors respond
    Here are responses to questions about campaign contributions from some of those on the list of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's top political donors. JMB companies "In 2010, I, Neil Bluhm, joined many other business and civic leaders in financially supporting...
  • Great Charity Challenge on track to exceed fundraising goal

    Great Charity Challenge on track to exceed fundraising goal
    During Wellington's annual Winterfest at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, which took place Dec. 6, more than 400 Palm Beach County charities applied for the chance to participate in the 2015 Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity...
  • Face Off For Charity

    Face Off For Charity
    Sometimes, the best gift is finding out that someone else cares. When the someone turns out to be an entire team of hockey players and their significant others, that gift counts as a power play. Over the holiday season, The Phantoms Family — wives...
  • The Pyle family's star rose as the Internet boomed, giving them wealth to share

    The Pyle family's star rose as the Internet boomed, giving them wealth to share
    As an inventor with limited business skills, Terry Slattery needed to find someone who could help his tech startup blossom. Headhunters told him there was one person in Annapolis better for the job than any other. Don Pyle. Slattery brought Pyle...
  • Young volunteers work hard at diabetes charity

    Young volunteers work hard at diabetes charity
    Members of the Youth Leader Program of the PADRE Foundation, an Orange-based diabetes charity, helped renovate the home of a military veteran in Yorba Linda last weekend in a project with Habitat for Humanity. Tisha Jenkins of Costa Mesa, a volunteer...
  • From Lemonade Stand To Cancer Charity

    From Lemonade Stand To Cancer Charity
    Thumbs up to the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, the children's-cancer-fighting charity that began in 2000 with a small neighborhood lemonade stand in West Hartford. The original Alex, Alexandra Scott, died in 2004 at age 8, but the organization just...
  • Thursday's multi-sport local roundup: Admirals' move to San Diego confirmed; Bakersfield ECHL team will move to Norfolk

    PRO HOCKEY: What had been known was made official Thursday by the American Hockey League: the formation of a Pacific Division. The Norfolk Admirals are being sold to the parent Anaheim Ducks, who will move the franchise to San Diego. Admirals owner...
  • You're invited: Modern party etiquette

    You're invited: Modern party etiquette
    How many birthday parties has your child been invited to this year? It can be overwhelming: remembering to RSVP, finding alternate plans for a sibling, getting a gift, etc. Kid birthday parties have moved from the simple to the outright extravagant, and...
  • Miami-born baseball player hits a home run for local children's charities

    Miami-born baseball player hits a home run for local children's charities
    Baseball player Jon Jay is no stranger to giving back. The big-hearted outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals is hosting a bowling challenge fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 31 at Splitsville Lanes, 5701 Sunset...
  • USC ranks 3rd in nation for fundraising, bested by Harvard and Stanford

    USC ranks 3rd in nation for fundraising, bested by Harvard and Stanford
    USC is once again ranked third among U.S. universities for its fundraising successes, according to a national survey being released Wednesday. USC was reported to have received nearly $732 million in gifts in 2014. The annual survey by the Council for...
  • Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays

    Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays
    For many families, groups of co-workers and friends, and individuals, volunteering is one of the most meaningful winter traditions. During the December holiday season, they may serve meals or collect food and clothing. In January, the Martin Luther King,...