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  • About Tom Shea

    About Tom Shea
    In 1979, Tom Shea founded Florida’s first outplacement firm, which became one of the original units of Right Management.  As CEO of Right’s Florida/Caribbean Region, he heads six offices statewide and in Puerto Rico.  Now in over 50 countries,...
  • Congratulations to Edyth Bush foundation on 40 years of philanthropy

    Congratulations to Edyth Bush foundation on 40 years of philanthropy
    Congratulations to the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, which this month is celebrating a major milestone — 40 years of making Central Florida a better place to live through its philanthropy. Throughout the last four decades, the Edyth Bush...
  • About Susan Starkey

    About Susan Starkey
    Susan Starkey has more than 30 years of experience as a public servant, community activist and advocate for education, the environment and good government.  A councilmember of the Town of Davie since 2001, Starkey currently serves as president of the...
  • United Way named "all-star" charity

    United Way named "all-star" charity
    United Way was named an "all-star" charity by Forbes magazine for the high percentage of its donations that go toward direct services. The magazine ranked the U.S. charities that received the most in private donations according to financial efficiency....
  • Soccer Stars Give Newtown Kids Something To Smile About

    Soccer Stars Give Newtown Kids Something To Smile About
    This was Chris Canetti's idea. This is Marcus Tracy's hometown. The idea was to bring the beautiful game to a place where, for a day, ugliness knew no bounds. And while no game could ever undo the 26 senseless murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School...
  • Soccer To Play Role In Newtown Fundraising

    The Quinnipiac men's soccer team will team up with Major League Soccer, the Houston Dynamo and the Connecticut Football Club for "Soccer Night in Newtown" on Monday, 4-8 p.m. at the Newtown Youth Academy Sports & Fitness Center. The event, free to...
  • First 2014 Corvette Stingray to be sold at auction

    First 2014 Corvette Stingray to be sold at auction
    If your pockets run as deep as your love for the Corvette, you might want to find yourself in Scottsdale, Ariz. this weekend.   That’s where Barrett-Jackson will auction off the first production model of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. This...
  • Sandy Hook Foundation Will Distribute Donations

     Sandy Hook Foundation Will Distribute Donations
    The $8.5 million collected in the Sandy Hook School Support Fund will be distributed by a foundation that will actively seek public input before distributing the donated money, officials announced a press conference Friday morning. The foundation was...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Donate To Sandy Hook School Fund Through Discount Power's Charity Program

    Offers of financial assistance to the families affected by the tragedy in Newtown has spurred the creation of several charity funds. Discount Power, Inc. is proud to partner with The United Way of Western Connecticut, administrators of the Sandy Hook...
  • How To Help Kids Deal With Trauma Of Newtown Shootings

    How To Help Kids Deal With Trauma Of Newtown Shootings
    In the aftermath of last week's mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, it's natural for children all over Connecticut to be anxious and even frightened, not just about going to school but about life in general. Child guidance experts...
  • Con Artists Trying to Make Money Out of Newtown Massacre

    As if the tragedy itself wasn't horrible enough, now it seems some scum-sucking con artists are trying to make a little money off the murder of those Newtown school kids. The Connecticut Better Business Bureau is warning people not to fall for phoney...