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  • Summer reading and abortion: Letters

    Summer reading and abortion: Letters
    Stop the summer slide Educators and parents agree — the "summer slide," where students can lose up to two reading levels, is a real concern. This loss has major implications on students' learning, setting them behind other students and slowing...
  • Great Give raises $3M for local nonprofits

    Great Give raises $3M for local nonprofits
    Surpassing last year's fundraising by almost $1 million, on May 5, the Great Give Palm Beach and Martin Counties raised more than $3 million in a single day for 437 local nonprofits, with the average gift amount of $197.85. "We made the '24-hours can...
  • Lake Technical College graduation

    Lake Technical College graduation
    Approximately 800 Lake Technical College students will graduate at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Clermont Arts & Recreation Center, 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27. Forty-one students will participate in a graduation ceremony for earning their State of Florida High...
  • United Way plans move to South Baltimore

    United Way plans move to South Baltimore
    United Way of Central Maryland said Thursday it plans to move to South Baltimore in 2017, into a new eight-story office building — part of a major redevelopment that would transform a semi-industrial area tucked between Federal Hill and the Ravens...
  • Wings & Wheels Fundraiser Saturday At Plainville Airport

    PLAINVILLE — Cars, planes and vendors will be at the town's small airfield Saturday for the 4th annual Wings and Wheels event, where volunteers raise money for local charities. Last year nearly 5,000 people showed up to check out 480 classic cars...
  • United Way's Power of the Purse Features Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn In Hartford

    United Way's Power of the Purse Features  Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn In Hartford
    If there's one women's accessory that holds the power, it is the purse. And on Wednesday, more than 1,200 women gathered together to flex that power by supporting the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut's annual "Power of the Purse"...
  • United Way wants to be one-stop shop for helping returning veterans

    United Way wants to be one-stop shop for helping returning veterans
    Kyle Evans returned from war after two tours in Iraq with a traumatic brain injury, bad back, Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He also had a newborn son and no way to support him. In some ways, he was more fortunate than most. "I had what was called an...
  • Nonprofit day at the mall encourages community involvement

    Nonprofit day at the mall encourages community involvement
    Nonprofit organizations will come out to the Boynton Beach Mall on Saturday for event designed to showcase the dedication, hard work and achievements of local agencies. Participating organizations will be able to promote their causes to the mall's...
  • Aging Peninsula housing stock leaves many in substandard conditions

    Aging Peninsula housing stock leaves many in substandard conditions
    The winding tracts of single-family homes built in the decades following World War II have been the residential backbone of the Peninsula's largest cities for more than half a century. But those 73,000 homes — built for returning veterans and both...
  • Quality child care should be priority: My Word

     Quality child care should be priority: My Word
    As a working mom and busy professional, I was disheartened to learn that Florida still ranks far below average when it comes to quality-of-life issues for women. Not only do women still earn less than men, a recent WalletHub survey showed that women...
  • Robert I. Hiller, community development leader

    Robert I. Hiller, community development leader
    Robert I. Hiller, a nonprofit leader who helped develop community fundraising strategies and was active in the Soviet Jewry movement, died May 27 at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., of congestive heart failure. He was 93. "Bob Hiller was a giant in the...