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  • United Way of Monroe County receives Sanofi Pasteur contribution, and other company news

    United Way of Monroe County receives Sanofi Pasteur contribution, and other company news
    Sanofi Pasteur's United Way contribution sets company record Sanofi Pasteur recently announced the highest fundraising total in the history of the company's United Way annual campaign which will be given to the United Way of Monroe County. The...
  • The Crowd: Terrence Howard hustles, the bubbly flows

    The Crowd: Terrence Howard hustles, the bubbly flows
    Twenty-fifteen was launched with style on the Orange Coast. Hostess Elizabeth An and husband Gordon Clune welcomed some 300 guests in sparkling New Year's Eve attire to a very special party at AnQi, South Coast Plaza. Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne...
  • Mike Perry: United Way works to eliminate causes of community problems

    When our local United Way's president, David Lewis, asked my wife and me to be the 2014 Campaign co-chairs, we didn't hesitate to say yes. Kim and I have always supported the mission of United Way — to improve the lives and conditions of all. I had...
  • Nearly half of Central Florida households on financial edge

    Nearly half of Central Florida households on financial edge
    Nearly half of all households in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties struggle to cover the basics of food, shelter, medical care and transportation — putting them one missed paycheck or one unexpected bill away from financial free fall, new...
  • Florida's low-wage jobs nothing to brag about

    Florida's low-wage jobs nothing to brag about
    As Gov. Rick Scott beckons residents of other states to move to Florida, touting a growth in jobs and lower taxes, he ignores the fact that nearly half of those already living in the Sunshine State are barely making ends meet. That's because jobs here...
  • Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away

    Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away
    Nearly 1.2 million Floridians have selected a plan in the federal health-insurance marketplace or have been automatically re-enrolled since the open-enrollment period began Nov. 15, according to the latest numbers released by the government. "Florida...
  • 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...
  • 12/23: People on move

    12/23: People on move
    E. Ann McGee, Seminole State College, was appointed chair, and David Fuller, SunTrust Bank Central Florida, was appointed vice chair of the Heart of Florida United Way Orlando board of directors. Sean DeMartino, Balfour Beatty Construction, joined the...
  • Webster Bank Names New Regional Presidents For Hartford, Waterbury

    Webster Bank Names New Regional Presidents For Hartford, Waterbury
    Webster Bank named two new regional presidents Monday for the Hartford and Waterbury areas, both now leading business banking units at the Waterbury-based lender. Timothy Bergstrom, 46, will assume the role of regional president for the Hartford area....
  • Flying Under the Radar: The clock is ticking on end-of-year giving

    It was a strange number ringing my cell phone a couple months ago that I hadn’t seen before. As I was loading my youth soccer player and his backpack full of gear into the car after practice, I was tempted to let the call go to voicemail, but...