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  • Faith and Values: Thankful for gifts and conversation partners

    Faith and Values: Thankful for gifts and conversation partners
    This time of year we turn our attention to the giving, receiving and exchanging of gifts. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all holidays that include gift-giving, and opening ourselves to the enlivening experience seems to compensate us for the...
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • Global health means vaccinating the young

    Global health means vaccinating the young
    The world is scrambling to control the Ebola epidemic. Daily we hear about quarantines, possible outbreaks, governmental interventions and the death toll, which is now estimated to be nearly 6,000. Researchers are rushing to develop effective vaccines....
  • The holiday spirit of giving: helping kids get it

    Ah, the holidays. The season for time-honored traditions like decorating the tree, lighting the menorah, wrapping gifts ... and wondering whether you have raised the most selfish kid in the world. Almost every parent has felt this at one time or another,...
  • Amazon values same-sex equality, but its charitable-giving plan clashes

    SEATTLE Amazon.com is among the most progressive companies when it comes to sexual-orientation equality, offering benefits to same-sex partners of its employees and covering transgender surgical procedures. At the same time, though, Amazon also gives...
  • Digital world offers conduits to Santa, beyond traditional letters

    Many kids know Santa Claus is coming to town soon, and there's no question they've all been nice, not naughty or at least they tried so there surely will be surprises and squeals on Christmas morning. But to give them an experience before the presents,...
  • Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team

    Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team
    Penn State has received a $1 million donation to recognize the 2012 football team. Michael Farrell, founder of a Pittsburgh investment-banking firm, announced the donation Thursday to Penn State's Football Excellence Fund. Farrell, whose son Mike played...
  • Holiday gift-giving: Deck the walls with Miami Dolphins cheerleaders calendar and more

    Holiday gift-giving: Deck the walls with Miami Dolphins cheerleaders calendar and more
    Deck the walls with eye candy. South Florida calendar guys and girls, from cheerleaders to firefighters, make a great holiday gift that keeps on giving for 365 days in 2015. You can get into the spirit of the New Year while supporting worthy causes in...
  • Tips for giving beyond Giving Tuesday

    After the flurry of U.S. holiday shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, which is aimed to get people to reach into their wallets and contribute to charities. The idea is catching on, with online donations for the day...
  • Spirit of compassion fills former automotive-shop-turned-soup-kitchen

    AKRON Angelo Antognoli's heart for people is shown in his concern for the hundreds of people who come to the Gennesaret Family Nutritional Center twice a week for hot meals. "To be honest, it benefits me more than the people I'm serving. I don't know...
  • Charitable scams

    During the holiday season, charities step up their year-end appeals to raise money. While it's wonderful to support these organizations, it's important to guard against potential scams, especially if you get a request from an unfamiliar group. The...