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  • Gigantic Garage Sale returns to expo center Sept. 20

    For nearly 25 years the Gigantic Garage Sale has been drawing thousands of bargain shoppers from across Palm Beach County as well as hundreds of vendors each year. The tradition will continue this year from 7 a.m. (early shopping) to 2 p.m. Sept. 20...
  • Volunteers sought for reading program

    If you love to teach kids how to read, the United Way of Broward County has a job for you. "ReadingPals" volunteers who pass background checks are asked to donate an hour each week for 25 weeks beginning in September. The students are either in pre-...
  • Kickin' it Country: Community leaders to celebrate achievements during the Urban League of Broward County's 'Red Gala'

    The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC), a nonprofit human services organization, will recognize three community leaders at its "Red Gala" presented by Wells Fargo Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center....
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
  • Suicide can be prevented, with help: My Word

    The sudden passing of beloved entertainer Robin Williams is bringing to light the hidden battles faced by millions of Americans every day. Indeed, Williams was not alone in his struggles with depression and anxiety. According to the National Institute...
  • Young executive grows within company

    Young executive grows within company
    Who: Lisa Wulf, 34, of Sunrise, was recently promoted at Right Management, Florida/Caribbean, from senior vice president to chief financial officer, controller. Wulf has been with the firm for the past 11 years. Resume Experience: Previous positions...
  • Pantry volunteers needed

    COLCHESTER- United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, in partnership with Colchester Social Services, recently launched a monthly distribution of the organization's mobile food pantry to serve those struggling with hunger and food insecurity. The...
  • Corporate giving

    •AT&T donated $40,000 to Heart of Florida United Way to fund United Way programs in the areas of income, health and basic needs throughout Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. •Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated...
  • Director at ARC always thinking, improving programs for developmentally disabled

    Director at ARC always thinking, improving programs for developmentally disabled
    LEESBURG — Even during his time off, Mark Swain thinks about work. Swain is the chief executive officer of the Arc Sunrise of Central Florida, a program for developmentally delayed people, where he worked for the last six years. "This job is...
  • Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless

    Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless
    The organizers of Operation Healthy Streets, a newly revamped version of an existing Los Angeles city program, vow that filthy skid row streets will be scoured every other month (and spot-cleaned in between) and that city and county outreach workers...
  • Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams

    Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams
    In the wake of the high-profile suicide of comedian Robin Williams, Central Florida's main crisis hotline reports a surge in callers who feel depressed, lost and isolated. "Suicide is a very taboo subject. We don't usually talk about it," said Josette...