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  • The Bridge Family Center Hosts Annual Children's Charity Ball

    The Bridge Family Center  Hosts Annual Children's Charity Ball
    For The Bridge Family Center’s board vice president Mary Butler dressing for its annual Children’s Charity Ball was all about the bling. Because she was the one modeling one of its live auction items, a $3600,  1.7 carat white gold and...
  • Don Tollefson is guilty of bilking people who donated to his charity

     Don Tollefson is guilty of bilking people who donated to his charity
    Don Tollefson left a Bucks County courtroom in handcuffs Wednesday after a jury found the former Philadelphia TV sportscaster guilty of scamming nearly 200 people who donated to his youth charities. Surrounded by a throng of news cameras, the charismatic...
  • Petals With Purpose gives bouquets a second life

    Petals With Purpose gives bouquets a second life
    Do you ever think about what to do with all the flowers after a wedding, bar mitzvah or bridal shower? The thought occurred to newly-married West Palm Beach resident Brittany Agro after her wedding in June 2011. "We had all these beautiful flowers and...
  • Colbourn's vision went beyond UCF: My Word

    If you live in Central Florida, regardless of whether you knew him, Trevor Colbourn touched your life. It has been my great joy and privilege to know each president of the University of Central Florida on a personal and professional level …...
  • Editorial: Cheers to the area's spirit of giving

    There is no better time than the holiday season and a pending new year to take stock of ourselves. Have we been kind to others? Have we lightened a stranger’s load? When we were asked to give, did we rise to the occasion? When it comes to giving,...
  • Torrey Smith nominated by Ravens for Walter Payton Man of the Year award

    Torrey Smith nominated by Ravens for Walter Payton Man of the Year award
    Wide receiver Torrey Smith is the Ravens' nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a player annually for his community service and excellence on the field. It was established in 1970 and renamed in 1999 after the...
  • 55th class of Lauderdale Debutantes takes stage Dec. 27

    55th class of Lauderdale Debutantes takes stage Dec. 27
    A group of young ladies are preparing to cross the stage in the 55th annual “Lauderdale Debutante Presentation.” The event will take place Dec. 27 at the Marriott Harbor Beach in Fort Lauderdale. Nineteen girls will represent five high...
  • Gift-wrapping competition aids charity

    Gift-wrapping competition aids charity
    They came armed with scissors, tape, wrapping paper, bows and creativity. Representatives of nine nonprofit organizations went head to head Wednesday morning in a gift-wrapping competition sponsored by Quattro Caffe at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa....
  • David Mickenberg: Allentown arts groups embark on a quiet revolution

    David Mickenberg: Allentown arts groups embark on a quiet revolution
    Unknown and virtually unheralded, a quiet revolution has unfolded in Allentown over the past year. Few would have bet on it, many have hoped for it, some have suggested it, and yet others have thought it so important that they consider the future of the...
  • Children help homeless

    Children help homeless
    According to Mark Wasserman, creator and director of marketing of Houses for Change, first-grader Hayley Black really understands the Houses for Change program. When Black, who recently participated in a Houses for Change activity at Temple Beth Orr...
  • Small window of opportunity for IRA charitable rollover

    Giving more while spending less sounds oxymoronic, but some seniors can do just that this year. Congress has passed a last-minute tax break on charitable donations from IRAs for those over 70-1/2. The move restores the ability to donate up to $100,000...