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  • United Way behind park's new makeover

    United Way behind park's new makeover
    A mighty volunteer army, more than 600 strong, began gathering in the dawn hours at Fort Lauderdale's Osswald Park on a recent Friday even as the rain came down on the staging area roof. The volunteers, assembled by United Way of Broward County and...
  • Florida agency text messages will guide future college students

    Florida agency text messages will guide future college students
    Florida high school students and their families can now get text message reminders about important registration deadlines at 14 Florida schools. The new "Going to College" program is an effort to help students and parents stay on target for a college...
  • New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs

    New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs
    MIDDLETOWN — The Youth Services Bureau has created a new website that will be a directory for the dozens of sports programs and extracurricular activities students can participate in. The site, middletownyouthconnections.org, went up in...
  • Nominate a local business for innovation

    Nominate a local business for innovation
    You can nominate your business or another for the 2nd Annual Innovation Awards sponsored by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and Florida Power & Light Co. Nominations are due on Monday. Forms are online at ftlchamber.com/innovation. The...
  • Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year

    Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year
    At McCormick & Co.'s "innovation" center in Hunt Valley, where consumers give feedback on flavors, restaurants get help with menus and company chefs experiment with sauces, Alan D. Wilson headed to the studio to film a video. It would be shown at...
  • More Residents Needed To Donate Gifts For Neighbors In Newington

    More Residents Needed To Donate Gifts For Neighbors In Newington
    NEWINGTON -- The town Human Services Department is looking for about 100 more residents to take part in its gift-matching program. Under the program, a donor is matched with an anonymous eligible resident and told what holiday presents that person would...
  • Parade, giant LED snowflakes help Light a Light of Love raise $100,000 for youth shelter

    Parade, giant LED snowflakes help Light a Light of Love raise $100,000 for youth shelter
    Huntington Beach's 18th Light a Light of Love holiday festival brought about 4,000 people to Main Street on Sunday and raised $100,000 for Community Service Programs' Huntington Beach Youth Shelter to help the shelter cope with recent losses of grant...
  • In the Pipeline: Youth shelter needs our help

    In the Pipeline: Youth shelter needs our help
    I know many of you attended the snowflake lighting at the Light a Light of Love on Sunday evening near the pier. It was a wonderful event as usual, and I wondered while looking over the huge crowd how many people knew that the spectacle was to benefit...
  • United Way seeks 200 volunteers for tax program

    United Way of Palm Beach County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, is looking for 200 volunteers to help provide free tax services throughout the county. The free service provides tax...
  • Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet

    Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet
    Stagnant wages and a high cost of living are preventing more than four of 10 households in Palm Beach and Broward counties from saving and even affording basic necessities, and households that struggle the most can be found in the region’s oldest,...
  • HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets

    HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets
    The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday. "I believe we can," Castro said at the United Way of...